Transportation Operations, #79150
Occupational Family: Trades and Operations
Pay Band Range: 1-5


Concept of Work

This Career Group provides career tracks for the transportation maintenance workers and equipment operators that are involved in one or more of the following areas: operation and preventative maintenance of equipment, motor vehicle or passenger vehicles of varying complexity. Employees perform duties ranging from entry-level operators to management. Some employees are required to have motor vehicle license or a commercial driverís license (CDL). There may be specific OSHA requirements for some of the jobs performed by these employees.

Roles Comprising This Group

These roles describe the collective characteristics of the work performed by employees in the Transportation Operations Career Group. The roles define the typical career paths for employees who pursue careers in this field. Since a role represents different levels of work, or career progression, career paths may exist within a single role, extend to other roles in this Career Group, or to roles in other occupationally related Career Groups.

PAY BAND

PRACTITIONER ROLES

ROLE CODE

MANAGEMENT ROLES

ROLE CODE

1

Transportation Operator I

79151

   

2

Transportation Operator II

79152

   

3

Transportation Operator III

79153

Transportation Operations Manager I

79154

4

   

Transportation Operations Manager II

79155

5

   

Transportation Operations Manager III

79156

Role Descriptions

These roles are distinguished based upon the Compensable Factors of Complexity, Results, and Accountability and are used for position classification. These factors should be used for classification and compensation analysis. Recruitment and selection standards must be based on knowledge, skills, and abilities as indicated in the Employee Work Profile.

Transportation Operator I

Code: 79151

Pay Band: 1

SOC: 47-4051*, 53-3033*, and 53-3041*

The Transportation Operator I role provides career tracks for maintenance workers and entry-level equipment operators. Duties range from performing manual labor to routine operation and maintenance of equipment and motorized vehicles or utilizing a variety of hand and power tools. The skill required is equivalent to that required in operation of a light truck, dump truck, or a tractor with attachments. Employees may operate a motorized vehicle to perform a variety of duties to include but not limited to transporting passengers, supplies, and materials.

Transportation Operator I

COMPLEXITY

  • Assignments are generally routine, repetitive and frequently involve routine manual labor such as loading or unloading and adjusting attachments. However, performs emergency operations as needed.
  • Ability to interpret and follow schedules and instructions.
  • External and internal contacts with agency staff or the general public to discuss routine maintenance or repair issues or to provide general information.
  • Some positions require physically demanding work and knowledge of equipment maintenance and operation.
  • Requires a valid operatorís license as well as basic math and reading skills.
  • May require a motor vehicle license or a commercial driverís license (CDL).

RESULTS

  • Effective job performance results in the successful and timely completion of assignments.
  • Actions ensure effective equipment operation and safety of others.

ACCOUNTABILITY

  • Follows detailed operational and safety procedures.
  • Refers most questions and problems to supervisor.
  • Exercises some independent judgment in problem solving.

 

 

Transportation Operator II

Code: 79152

Pay Band: 2

SOC: 47-2070*,

and 53-3032*

The Transportation Operator II role provides a career track for equipment operators responsible for performing a combination of skilled equipment operation, preventative maintenance, manual labor, and on-site instruction to others. Equipment operation includes large and heavy motor vehicles and mobile equipment, such as backhoes, dump trucks, transit buses, and similar equipment.

Transportation Operator II

COMPLEXITY

  • Work assignments are diversified and require skills in operating large and heavy motor vehicles.
  • Minimal responsibility for providing guidance or direction of a few subordinates.
  • Receives on-the-job training in more technical aspects of work.
  • Responds to emergency operations as requested.
  • Frequent internal and external contacts with general public, contractors, utility companies or others to provide information.
  • Requires a motor vehicle license or a commercial driverís license (CDL).
  • May require a Commercial Pesticide License.

RESULTS

  • Effect of service directly impacts the safety of co-workers, landowners, clients, and the traveling public.
  • Decisions made affect the quality of work and the level of service.

ACCOUNTABILITY

  • Follows well-defined instructions and safety procedures.
  • Functions with a moderate degree of technical independence, has some latitude in selection of work methods and techniques among approved procedures and established work schedules.
  • Judgments are made to determine correctness or completeness of routine work activities.

 

These two roles provide a dual career track for equipment operators.

Transportation Operator III

Code: 79153

Pay Band: 3

SOC: 47-2071*

Transportation Manager I

Code: 79154

Pay Band: 3

SOC: 53-1031*

The Transportation Operator III role provides a career track for the expert equipment operators having exceptional skill and accuracy in performing tasks such as excavating, landscaping, or paving. Employees perform a combination of progressively responsible skilled equipment operation to include more complex and specialized tasks. Employees may provide leadership and on-site technical guidance to other team members and perform administrative tasks.

Transportation Operator III

COMPLEXITY

  • Specialized equipment operation and maintenance using complex medium and heavy-duty equipment.
  • Applies specialized knowledge of operations to complete work assignments.
  • Work assignments are complex and require accuracy.
  • Frequent internal and external contacts to provide information.
  • Plans and executes daily work assignments with minimal instruction.
  • Functional responsibility of a lead worker for a number of crewmembers.
  • May require a motor vehicle license or commercial driverís license (CDL).

RESULTS

  • Effect of service significantly impacts a broad range of complex and specialized work activities directly affecting the safety of co-workers, landowners, contractors, and the traveling public.
  • Decisions made affect the quality of work, welfare of other team members, timeliness of operation, and degree of customer service.
  • Consequences of work actions have an immediate impact on the efficiency and effectiveness of operations.

ACCOUNTABILITY

  • Judgments and decision-making typically include determining tools, materials and equipment needed to accomplish the work.
  • Functions with a high degree of technical independence, usually free to follow own methods and techniques in attaining expected results.
  • Work assignments may be performed independently.
  • Judgments are made to determine correctness and/or completeness of complex/highly specialized work activities.
  • Accountability for individual and team work accomplishments and results.

 

The Transportation Operations Manager I role provides a career track for managers of multiple crews performing maintenance or state force construction in an area, sub-area headquarters, or other operations. Employees may also direct the work of specialty crews (landscaping, traffic engineering, bridge repair, state force construction), contract workers, or transit workers. Employees may be responsible for personnel administration (hiring, training, and evaluating employees) or recommend personnel actions to higher level managers. Employees assist other managers by scheduling work and estimating/tracking costs.

Transportation Operations Manager I

COMPLEXITY

  • Duties vary from day-to-day operations to emergency situations.
  • Ability to read and interpret construction and bridge plans.
  • Ability to read and interpret policies and procedures.
  • Ability to use personal computer and information systems.
  • Some positions may require knowledge of construction, maintenance, and/or bridge/tunnel operational and/or maintenance practices and procedures.
  • Applies knowledge of management principles and practices.
  • Develops and maintains effective working relationships with co-workers, supervisors, and the general public, creating a positive and professional image.
  • May require a motor vehicle license or commercial drivers license (CDL).

RESULTS

  • Effective job performance results in efficient use of agency resources and funds and in quality roads, bridges, signs, and transportation services.
  • Decisions made significantly impact the optimum use of resources, including materials, equipment, people, and finances.
  • Consequence of errors directly impacts the safety of the traveling public, the efficiency and effectiveness of a work unitís operations, and work environment.

ACCOUNTABILITY

  • Promotes and practices safe work habits to achieve a work environment free of negligence or preventable accidents, recognizing and reporting unsafe working conditions.
  • Routinely obtains and evaluates the necessary information and applies good judgment and creativity in resolving problems in a timely manner.
  • Accountable for efficient and effective performance of a work unit.

 

Transportation Operations Manager II

Code: 79155

Pay Band: 4

SOC: 53-1031*

The Transportation Operations Manager II role provides a career track for managers of either a transportation area headquarters and/or the 24-hour operational activities of a tunnel or bridge facility. Employees are responsible for one or more of the following: operational, administrative, and/or maintenance/repair of the area/facility or transit system.

Transportation Operations Manager II

COMPLEXITY

  • Duties vary from day-to-day operations to emergency situations.
  • Ability to read and interpret construction and bridge plans.
  • Ability to read and interpret policies and procedures.
  • Frequent internal and external contacts to include updating the general public on traffic flow and safety situations and coordinating with Federal, State, and local emergency services and governments.
  • Applies knowledge of management and administrative practices and principles.
  • Applies knowledge of information systems and use of personal computer.
  • Some positions may require knowledge of construction, maintenance, and/or bridge/tunnel operational and/or maintenance practices and procedures, or transit systems.
  • May be responsible for personnel administration (hiring, training, and evaluating employees) and managing budgets.
  • May require a motor vehicle license or commercial drivers license (CDL).

RESULTS

  • Effective resolution of public inquiries enables the agency to maintain public goodwill. Publicís image of the facility or area is formed by the efficiency of the traffic operations at the facility.
  • The provision of technical and administrative guidance enables successful performance of job duties and ensures continuity of facility and area operations.
  • Effective decision making results in improved communications or traffic networks essential to facility/area operations.
  • Work impacts the response to traffic emergencies, expediency of traffic and shipping, environmental conditions as affected by hazardous material transport, and the well being of travelers and tunnel employees.

ACCOUNTABILITY

  • Routinely make independent decisions regarding daily operational, administrative, and/or maintenance/repair of the area or facility.
  • Guidance is sought on complex or atypical personnel, safety, traffic, maintenance, and/or public relations issues.
  • Ensures safety and industry standards are adhered to in all situations.
  • Provides direct supervision to Transportation Team Members and subordinate supervisors.

 

 

Transportation Operations Manager III

Code: 79156

Pay Band: 5

SOC: 53-1031*

The Transportation Operations Manager III role provides a career track for managers that direct the construction and maintenance operations of a transportation residency, including the roadway and bridge maintenance program, the state force construction program, equipment utilization and repair, safety, building construction and maintenance, emergency operations, or transit systems. Employees plan, schedule, procure, budget, and ensure federal and state laws and policies are in compliance within these areas.

Transportation Operations Manager III

COMPLEXITY

  • Duties vary from day-to-day operations to emergency situations.
  • Applies knowledge of highway construction and maintenance principles to plan projects, develop cost projections, and determine type of repairs.
  • Applies knowledge of highway construction and maintenance equipment, materials and methods with emphasis on planning, budgeting, decision-making, and expediting the maintenance management or transit function.
  • Applies knowledge of management of people, resources and programs and administrative principles and practices.
  • Ability to read, comprehend, and use road and bridge plans.
  • Skill in use of personal computer.
  • Contact with the general public, state and local officials, private businesses, contractors, and utility companies to resolve problems or discuss major program matters.

RESULTS

  • Effective work performance results in operations completed within budgets, deadlines, and in compliance with applicable state and federal regulations and guidelines.
  • Directly impacts the safety of employees and the traveling public.
  • Decisions impact current and long-range operations and direction of a program area.
  • Decisions affect a wide variety of operational and administrative matters and have a direct impact upon multiple interrelated areas of operation.

ACCOUNTABILITY

  • Receives direction from an engineering manager.
  • Provides general direction and management to subordinate managers and supervisors.
  • Guidance is sought on complex or atypical personnel, safety, traffic, maintenance, and/or public relations issues.
  • Accountable for efficient and effective performance of overall operations.
  • Serves as a resource to others in resolving complex operational and administrative problems and issues.

 

*Statistical Reporting

This Career Group includes, but is not limited to, those in the following Standard Occupational Classifications:

47-2051 Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers
47-2070 Construction Equipment Operators
47-2071 Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators
47-4051 Highway Maintenance Workers
47-4090 Miscellaneous Construction and Related Workers
47-4091 Segmental Pavers
47-4099 Construction and Related Workers, All Other
53-1031 First-line Supervisors/Managers of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators
53-3032 Truck Drivers, Heavy and Tractor-Trailer
53-3033 Truck Drivers, Light or Delivery Services
53-3041 Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs
53-3099 Motor Vehicle Operators, all other
53-6099 Transportation Workers, all others
53-7021 Crane and Tower Operators
53-7032 Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators
53-7051

Industrial Track and Tractor Operators

   

New Effective Date: 11/01/01

History

Previous class titles (listed by new role title).

Transportation Operator I

CLASS CODE

CLASS TITLE

GRADE

62121

Motor Vehicle Operator A

2

63061

Transportation Maintenance Worker

2

62123

Institutional Chauffeur

3

Transportation Operator II

CLASS CODE

CLASS TITLE

GRADE

63031

Highway Equipment Operator A

4

62122

Motor Vehicle Operator B

4

63032

Highway Equipment Operator B

5

Transportation Operator III

CLASS CODE

CLASS TITLE

GRADE

63033

Highway Equipment Operator C

6

63063

Transportation Crew Leader

7

Transportation Operations Manager I

CLASS CODE

CLASS TITLE

GRADE

63064

Transportation Maintenance Supervisor

8

Transportation Operations Manager II

CLASS CODE

CLASS TITLE

GRADE

56023

Bridge Tunnel Assistant Superintendent Operations

9

63065

Transportation Maintenance Superintendent

10

56025

Bridge Tunnel Superintendent Maintenance

11

56024

Bridge Tunnel Superintendent Operations

11

Transportation Operations Manager III

CLASS CODE

CLASS TITLE

GRADE

63067

Transportation Residency Maintenance Operations Manager

12