General Transp Tech I Or II

Texas Department Of Transportation Caldwell , TX 77836

Posted 6 months ago

The essential duties for a General Transportation Tech I & II include:

  • Assists in identifying, repairing and installing signs, delineators, mail box supports and posts; performs basic welding as needed; as required uses/moves equipment/tools, materials and products related to these activities.

  • Assists in providing support to local law enforcement officials at accident sites; assists stranded motorists as required.

  • Assists with traffic control; places and gathers cones, warning signs and barricades; flags traffic; as required moves items related to these activities that can weigh 50-100 pounds.

  • Maintains highways and rights-of-way; performs skilled roadway repairs; erects and repairs guard rails, highway markers and signs; hauls materials and equipment to job sites.

  • Drives a state vehicle to move/pick up litter and roadway debris.

  • Performs preventive maintenance inspections (PMI), routine servicing and minor repairs on equipment and completes various required reports including time-keeping, equipment forms, inventory, accident forms and PMI.

  • Assists in or sands or cleans bridges and roads, posts warning signs, helps the public and performs other work as directed during emergency situations such as floods, tornadoes, hurricanes, snowstorms, accidents and hazardous material spills.

  • Maintains picnic and rest areas.

  • Mows right of way and picnic and rest areas, performs plant and landscape maintenance including trimming trees.

  • Performs other job responsibilities as assigned.

Additional responsibilities to qualify for a General Transportation Tech II include:

  • Operates heavy equipment such as a front-end loader-one and a half cubic yards or more, tractor-trailer haul truck, large dragline, shovel, paint striper and dump truck.

  • Operates light equipment such as a front-end loader-one and a quarter cubic yards or less, pneumatic roller, rotary broom, spreader box, backhoe, street sweeper and mower.

  • Assists in training others.


The required competencies a General Transportation Tech I & II include:

  • Communicate effectively

  • Follow verbal and written instructions

  • Work in cramped spaces (bend, stoop, crawl) and at varied heights

  • Move up to 50 pounds and occasionally move up to 100 pounds (See job requisition essential duties for examples of items to be moved.)

  • Methods, procedures, equipment and materials used in intermodal transportation engineering construction and maintenance work

  • Basic vehicle mechanics, maintenance and repair procedures

  • Applicable industry safety standards, guidelines and specification codes

  • The use of applicable hand and power tools, equipment and mechanical devices of the trade

  • The use of light and heavy highway equipment

Additional competencies to qualify for a General Transportation Tech II include:

  • Materials used in highway/bridge construction and maintenance

  • The Texas Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices

  • Public relations for maintaining effective working relationships with individuals and groups

  • Coordinating labor, materials and equipment

  • The use of personal computers and applicable programs, applications and systems


This job requires the following:

General Transportation Tech I or General Transportation Tech II:

  • None in formal education

Work Experience

This job requires the following:

General Transportation Tech I:

  • No experience required

General Transportation Tech II:

  • One (1) year experience in engineering support, maintenance, construction, heavy equipment operation, transportation related or roadway maintenance work
  • (Experience can be satisfied by fulltime or prorated parttime equivalent)

Licenses and Certifications

The following Licenses and Certifications are required for this job:

  • Valid Drivers License at time of application

  • Commercial Drivers License Class A with N endorsement within 120 days of employment

  • Safety Impact Certificate at time of hire

  • Commercial Driver Certificate will be completed upon receipt of Class A CDL.

Other Conditions:

  • This is a Safety Impact and Commercial Driver position and will be subject to random drug testing.

Conditions of Employment

  • Safety Impact certifications are not required at the time of application. As required, the Safety Impact and Commercial Driver certifications will be issued by TxDOT at the time of hire.

  • Must have or obtain within 120 calendar days from date of employment a Commercial Driver License Class A with N endorsement..

  • Required to work weekends and holidays.

  • Required to work hours other than 8 to 5.

  • Required to work under exposure to inclement weather conditions.

  • Required to wear personal protective equipment provided by employer and comply with all safety requirements.

  • Must attend work regularly and observe approved work hours.

  • Additional Conditions of Employment at this link: Standards of Employment


The Texas Department of Transportation reserves the sole right in determining the level of position based on the applicant's work experience, education, skill level and all other appropriate factors, and based on business needs.

Resumes are accepted as additional information only; however, you must thoroughly complete the online application and include a summary of your work experience. "See Resume" will not be accepted for work experience.


Applicant Information

Applicant Information

Job postings expire at 11:59 PM Central Standard Time.

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General Transp Tech I Or II

Texas Department Of Transportation