Transportation Operations Manager (19-128) (Agency Only)

Augusta, Maine, United States Full-time

Application closes: Dec. 12, 2019

Maine Department of Transportation (Agency Only)

Pay:  $54,849.60 - $75,088.00 / Annually Job Code: 8165   Pay Grade:   25 (Supervisory)

*Salary range above includes a 16% non-standard stipend

Location: Augusta Bulletin No. 19-128 Office/Bureau: Maintenance and Operations  

Opening Date:  November 27, 2019

Closing Date:  December 12, 2019



This is structure and craft work of a supervisory nature, overseeing the development and delivery of construction contracts in M&O’s Contracts unit.  Duties shall include, but are not limited to:  supervising a Contract Grant Specialist, coaching and mentoring region contract personnel, researching and developing construction technical specifications, researching and developing equipment specifications, developing contract work requirements, assisting the M&O Contracts Engineer with establishing statewide contracting policies, and ensuring contract compliance with federal and state laws and all other applicable rules and policies.  This position will also be a part of the M&O Duty Officer rotation, which is a critical component of MaineDOT’s 24/7/365 emergency response Preference will be given to candidates with extensive experience with highway and/or bridge construction, technical specification writing, and overseeing M&O’s emergency incident response.


A four (4) year combination of training, experience, and/or education in highway maintenance and/or construction. 1 year minimum supervisory experience is required.


Interested applicants need to apply online by clicking the "Apply for this Opening/Apply Now" button along with uploading a cover letter, current resume, and any applicable copies of post-secondary transcripts, licensing, registration and certifications. 

*If you require a paper application, please contact MaineDOT Human Resources at 624-3050 or via email at*


Jeremiah Hutchinson, Human Resources Generalist, at (207) 624-3058 or


The value of State’s share of Employee’s Retirement:  14.47% of salary for BU positions and 19.27% for confidential positions.

The value of State-paid Dental Insurance: $14.31 biweekly.  The value*of State paid Health Insurance:

Level 1:  100% State Contribution (employee pays nothing):  $461.75 biweekly

Level 2:  95% State Contribution (employee pays 5%):  $438.66 biweekly

Level 3:  90% State Contribution (employee pays 10%):  $415.58 biweekly

Level 4:  85% State Contribution (employee pays 15%):  $392.49 biweekly

 *The level of the actual value of state paid Health Insurance will be based on the employee’s wage rate and status with regard to the health credit premium program.


The Maine Department of Transportation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  We provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request.