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Job Description

This position is located in our Arlington Primaries Area Headquarters which maintains and repairs primary roads in Arlington, VA. Provides leadership and technical guidance to crew members involved in the safe and efficient performance of a wide variety of simple to complex roadway maintenance and repair operations.

Assists with development and planning of daily work schedules, assigns crew tasks, and monitors and documents work performed.

Performs the full range of equipment operation including complex tasks and oversees and performs preventative maintenance on equipment.

Assists in developing crew members through on-the-job training, feedback, and job assignments. Takes appropriate action and informs management when urgent or unusual situations arise. Provides oversight for contract crews as needed. Assists Maintenance Supervisor with other duties and responsibilities as needed to meet business goals.

This position is designated as essential and is required to perform all duties during emergency situations which may include but are not limited to inclement weather, disaster response and emergency operations.

We are a Virginia Values Veterans (V3) official certified company and state agency that provides hiring preference to Veterans and Members of the Virginia National Guard in support of Executive Order 29, (2010). If you are a Veteran or Virginia National Guard Member, we urge you to respond accordingly on your state application. VDOT is an Equal Opportunity Employer. For more information, please visit Information for VDOT Employees and Applicants at:

We have Shared Values and a Code of Ethics: Your success in our organization depends upon modeling these values, therefore please access the following link: to review them and, if in agreement, we welcome you to apply. In addition to a rewarding work experience, VDOT offers excellent health and life insurance benefits, pre-tax spending accounts, state funded Short and Long Term Disability, paid holidays, vacation, tuition assistance, free wellness programs, and a state retirement plan with options for tax-deferred retirement savings including employer matching. Access the following link: for additional information.

Minimum Qualifications

Considerable knowledge of highway maintenance materials, methods and procedures.

Ability to plan work schedules and identify and assign manpower, materials and equipment needed to accomplish the job.

Knowledge of Safety policies, procedures and programs.

Considerable skill in the operation and maintenance of light, medium and heavy duty equipment and hand-held and power tools used for highway maintenance and repair.

Basic PC skills.

Ability to complete reports and records using simple business English and math; to provide technical direction and guidance to a variety of skilled, semi-skilled, and manual laborers; to perform manual labor and other physically demanding tasks; and to communicate effectively and interact successfully with co-workers, managers and internal and external customers.

Valid Commercial Drivers License required with ability to obtain required endorsements.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience in road maintenance and/or construction.

CDL A preferred.

Skill in training others.

Possession of current DCR-Land Disturber, CPR/First Aid Certification and/or Materials certifications.

High school graduate or equivalent combination of education, training and experience demonstrating ability to perform the job.

Special Requirements

Safety shoes are required. Fingerprint-based criminal history background check will be conducted. References, work history and DMV records will be verified prior to employment. DOT-required medical exam and drug screen for CDL drivers. Applicants selected for interview with CDL will be required to perform a skills demonstration during interview process. All employees are required to work in emergency situations, to include weekends, holidays, and after normal business hours; assignments may vary based on business needs.

Special Instructions to Applicants


State applications will only be accepted as submitted online by 11:59 p.m. on the closing date through the Commonwealth of Virginias Job Board/Recruitment Management System (RMS).

Multiple positions may be filled from this recruitment. The decision to interview an applicant is based on the information provided in the application and optional resume; therefore, those who fully represent their qualifications and work history will be more successful with obtaining an interview. Submitting an incomplete application and/or resume lacking job history and relevant experience detail may impact interview eligibility. State applications submitted via email, postal mail, fax, or in person will not be considered.

RMS provides a confirmation of receipt when your application is submitted successfully. Please refer to Your Application in your RMS account to check the status of your application for this position.

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* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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