3-5 years of experience
Concerned about your lack of experience? Learn More...
Employment Type:
Full time
Job Category:
Highway Maintenance Section Manager
(This job is no longer available)
ODOT | Salem, OR
Grad Date

Not sure what types of jobs you are interested in?

Explore Jobs
Based on Your Education

Follow This Company

Job Description

Highway Maintenance Section Manager

The role:

We are looking for someone to lead our efforts to keep Oregon’s roads safe. In this position, you will be responsible for managing the maintenance and basic operational activities of the highway and related facilities in Portland’s Baldock maintenance section. This involves management of personnel, assignment of resources and monitoring results to meet long- and short-term operational needs. If you are dependable and looking for a career with growth potential, ODOT wants you!

A day in the life:

  • Prioritize work to be accomplished, develop and manage budget and work calendar. 
  • Perform inspections of the transportation system, investigate problems and carry out solutions.
  • Evaluate performance of crew members and ensure they are working safely with the proper training, equipment, and gear.
  • Be on call 24 hours a day, seven days a week including holidays.
  • Often work in harsh weather conditions, heavy traffic conditions and may work around hazardous materials.

What’s in it for you:

  • Rewarding work in a fast-paced, challenging and creative environment.
  • Colleagues who are passionate about public service.
  • Work/life balance and ten paid holidays a year, flexible work schedules and competitive benefits packages. Click here to visit our full benefits website.
  • Live, work and play in dynamic Portland, OR!

Want to know about new job postings? Click HERE to subscribe for email notifications through GovDelivery!

What we need:

Five years of experience in supervision, staff-technical, or professional-level work related to highway construction, maintenance and/or operations.

Additionally, you must possess a current, valid commercial driver's license A (CDL-A) OR have the ability to acquire one within six months of hire (ODOT will cover training and costs) to be considered eligible for this position. A valid driver license and an acceptable driving record are required for this position.

This position reports to the Baldock maintenance office, 9637 SW 35th Dr, Portland, OR 97219 with a maximum 30-minute response time for emergency call-outs.


Click here to learn more and apply. Please note we can only accept applications through our site. 

For questions, call Wesley Dawn in Recruitment at 503-378-6721 or email wesley.dawn@odot.state.or.us.

This recruitment closes on Monday, September 9.

recblid c43me0byr43noiry0bozmfe2yhn9j2

About ODOT

ODOT also commits to working toward a 'better than before' environmental policy, by improving efforts to recycle or "re-use" products and materials at ODOT facilities, and promote purchasing and use of recyclable, environmentally-cleaner products in construction and maintenance projects.