Maint Section Assistant I

Texas Department Of Transportation Levelland , TX 79338

Posted 4 months ago

The essential duties for this job include:

  • Assists in issuing driveway permits and estimating the size of drainage pipes for driveways.

  • Assists the maintenance section supervisor in overseeing the work of the section and contracted crews including scheduling equipment, material and personnel necessary for section projects.

  • Assists with planning, coordinating and implementing emergency response to inclement weather, accidents, and hazardous spills affecting area roadways.

  • Ensures all projects follow established safety guidelines.

  • Drives a TxDOT vehicle to inspect road conditions, work-in-progress and work completed by the crews and contractors.

  • Leads the work of Transportation Maintenance Crew Chiefs, technical and clerical staff.

  • Operates light and heavy roadway equipment.

  • Responsible for operations of section in absence of supervisor.

  • Performs other job responsibilities as assigned.


The required competencies for this job include:

  • Incident management procedures

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

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

  • Leading, assigning, reviewing and monitoring the work of others

  • Coordinating labor, materials and equipment

  • Preparing and maintaining confidential and sensitive records, files and reports

  • Maintaining a safe working relationship


This job requires the following:

  • High School Grad or Equivalent in general high school studies

Work Experience

This job requires the following:

  • 5 years in in roadway maintenance or construction related work

  • (Experience can be satisfied by fulltime or prorated parttime equivalent)

  • No supervisory experience required.

  • Related College education or relevant technical training may be substituted for experience on year per year basis.

Licenses and Certifications

The following Licenses and/or Certifications are required for this job:

  • Safety Impact Certificate

  • Commercial Driver Certificate

Other Conditions:

  • This is a Safety Impact position (either Safety Impact, Commercial Driver and/or Vessel Crew Member) and will be subject to random drug testing.

  • Class A CDL with N endorsement required at time of application.

Conditions of Employment

  • Safety Impact certifications are not required at the time of application. As required, the Safety Impact, Commercial Driver and/or Vessel Crewmember certification(s) will be issued by TxDOT at the time of hire.

Must have a Commercial Driver License with N endorsement at time of application.

  • Must pass a drug test prior to employment for commercial driver, safety impact and vessel crewmember positions. Commercial drivers, safety impact employees and vessel crewmembers will be subject to additional drug and alcohol testing during employment.

  • 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.

  • Maintenance Section Assistant must be able to report for duty within 30 minutes of notification.

  • Successful completion of a criminal background check to include verification of identification and residency, and a national fingerprint-based records check at the employer's expense is required.

  • Driver's record check will be conducted by the Department. Satisfactory driving records are required for driving state or personal vehicles and motor driven equipment to conduct agency business.

  • Must attend work regularly and observe approved work hours.

  • External final applicants for any department position who could potentially be required to drive for the department must pass a drug test prior to employment and will be subject to reasonable cause testing during employment.

  • External final male applicants who are 18-25 years of age will be required to furnish proof of registration or exemption from registration with the Selective Service System.

  • Successful completion of a post-offer/pre-employment physical exam at the employer's expense is required.

  • If hired, employee must provide document(s) within three (3) days of hire date that establish identity and employment eligibility. A complete list of acceptable documents is on file with the local Texas Workforce Commission office or

  • As part of its employment process, TxDOT may procure or have prepared a criminal background check. An applicant with an unsatisfactory criminal background check report is ineligible to be hired for the position for which the report is initiated.

Conditions of Employment

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Resumes are accepted for additional information, but you must complete the online State of Texas application to include a summary of your work experience. If this information is not completed, your application will be rejected. "See Resume" will not be accepted for work experience.

Applicant Information

If requested, reasonable accommodations will be made for persons with disabilities for any part of the employment process in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.The Texas Penal Code (Section 32.52) prohibits the use of fraudulent or substandard degrees. Education and degree information listed on applications will be verified for all final applicants. See "Education Verification" on page for information on verifying degrees.

Initial screening is based on the Education and Experience minimum requirements defined in the job posting. Interviewee selection is based on applicant information explaining how they meet each Competency requirement in the summary of experience).

Official transcripts or other minimum requirement validations will be requested at the time of the conditional job offer.An internal applicant who is selected for a position in their current salary group that has the same state title is not eligible for a salary increase.An internal applicant who is selected for a position in their current salary group with a new state title may receive an increase up to 3.4%.AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER

Job postings expire at 11:59 PM CST (Central Standard Time) on the Posting Close Date.

Applicant Information

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Maint Section Assistant I

Texas Department Of Transportation