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TDOT Technician-041217-159315
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State of Tennessee | Nashville, TN
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Job Description

Minimum Qualifications Benefits Supplemental Questions


Education and Experience: Education equivalent to graduation from a standard high school.

Other Requirements:

Necessary Special Qualifications: Applicants for this class must:

* Possess and maintain a Class D driver's license valid to operate vehicles in the State of Tennessee.
* An employee in this class may be required to possess and maintain, or obtain at their own expense and within eleven months of hire or promotion, a Class A Commercial Driver's License with an N endorsement (a 57 restriction is allowable) that is valid in the State of Tennessee. Employees that are required to obtain a CDL will have five months from hire or promotion into title to obtain the applicable permits leading to eligibility for the specific required license.
* Employees that are required to obtain a Class A Commercial Driver's License with N endorsement and not meeting the age requirements for the required license must possess or obtain and maintain, at their own expense and within eleven months of hire or promotion into title, a Class B Commercial Driver's License that is valid in the State of Tennessee. When the age requirements are met, the employee must, at their own expense and within eleven months, obtain a Class A Commercial Driver's License with N endorsement (a 57 restriction is allowable) that is valid in the State of Tennessee.

Examination Method: Education and Experience, 100%, for Preferred Service positions.

Job Overview:

Summary: Under immediate supervision, performs technical civil engineering assistance work of routine difficulty in the area of survey, materials, traffic, records administration, right-of-way, materials testing, or bridge; and performs related work as required.

Distinguishing Features: This is the entry level classification in the TDOT Technician series. An employee in this class is responsible for performing engineering computations related to project records administration functions or may be lead worker performing paraprofessional civil engineering assistance work such as conducting materials or soils tests or; operating survey equipment; operating machinery used in roadway construction and maintenance; performing geometric or algebraic calculations for field survey, materials testing, inspection, or project completion; or identifying bridge scour, deterioration or other related bridge deficiencies. This class differs from TDOT Technician Senior in that the incumbent of the latter performs work of a higher degree of difficulty and is a supervisor.

Competencies (KSA's):


* Functional/Technical Competency
* Technical Learning
* Time Management
* Drive for Results
* Written Communication
* Composure
* Integrity and Trust
* Listening
* Peer Relationships
* Self-Development


* Basic knowledge of simple carpentry
* Basic knowledge of roadway construction materials, methods, and plans
* Basic knowledge of roadway surveying
* Basic knowledge of hand tools and power tools as used for basic roadway maintenance and construction
* Basic knowledge of office clerical tasks including data entry, file management, and form completion (written or electronic)
* Basic knowledge of engineering and technology
* Basic knowledge of simple mathematics (arithmetic, geometry, and calculations of area and volume)
* Basic knowledge of identifying geographical land features
* Basic knowledge of operating a variety of vehicles and other motorized equipment
* Basic knowledge of general maintenance of vehicles and equipment
* Basic knowledge of production and processing of materials used in roadway construction
* Basic knowledge of work zone establishment and safety procedures
* Basic knowledge of personal protective equipment, operation and use
* Basic knowledge of transportation systems


* Active Learning
* Active Listening
* Application of Basic Mathematics
* Reading Comprehension
* Interpersonal Communication
* Basic Writing for form Completion
* Customer Service
* Equipment Maintenance
* Operation and Control of Equipment
* Application of procedures to conduct quality control tests
* Time Management


* Memorization
* Deductive Reasoning
* Mathematical Reasoning
* Number Facility
* Oral Comprehension
* Oral Expression
* Problem Sensitivity
* Spatial Orientation
* Time Sharing
* Written Comprehension
* Written Expression
* Control Precision
* Arm-Hand Steadiness
* Finger Dexterity
* Manual Dexterity
* Multi-limb Coordination
* Rate Control
* Reaction Time
* Speed of Limb Movement
* Static Strength
* Dynamic Strength
* Extent Flexibility
* Gross Body Equilibrium
* Depth Perception
* Speech Clarity
* Speech Recognition
* Peripheral Vision
* Visual Color Discrimination