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Transportation Technician Senior

By June 21, 2022
  • Full Time
  • Pocatello, ID
  • July 6, 2022

Idaho Department of Transportation

Are you ready to make a difference for the citizens of Idaho while working for an award-winning state agency?

The Idaho Transportation Department is hiring three transportation technician senior positions for our Pocatello Office. These are entry level positions, the first step in the Transportation Technician Engineering Career Path series. The successful candidates will be self-starters, enthusiastic learners, and constructive team member.

This position is the first step in the Transportation Technician Senior Horizontal Career Path series.

ITD has created horizontal career paths in order to create high caliber technicians and better career advancement opportunities for our employees. We encourage our employees to be authentic and provide them a meaningful welcoming environment where all opinions are valued, celebrated and respected. Diversity of thought and unique perspectives drives innovation, engagement and retention, which makes ITD better and brings value to our communities.

This is a career that provides an opportunity to be a part of a variety of public infrastructure development projects in a region that has a rapidly changing landscape. With ITD’s horizontal career path you will be able to gain experience in developing and constructing highway projects and focus on what you enjoy best! Employees are encouraged to find what works best for them, utilizing their strengths and provided them control of their career path in this booming industry.

Transportation Technician Senior Horizontal Career Path consists of 3 steps. Wages increase after successful completion of each step in the career path as outlined below:

Starting wage: $20.83
Completion of Step One: $22.67
Completion of Step Two: $25.39
Completion of Step Three: $28.66

Example of Duties:

Good knowledge of CADD – Modeling, computer aided Drafting
Assess contractor activities including: inspection, proper installation sequencing, schedule compliance, and contract requirements.
Inspect, observe and ensure a construction project is constructed in accordance with contract plans and specifications
Maintain accurate daily record of the work (labor, equipment, materials, quantities)
Coordinate, perform, and/or supervise technical engineering work in the field, or office.
Compute, check, and verify quantities, materials, costs, and final contractor payments;
Assist licensed engineers in developing and designing highway construction projects.
Review and draft construction plans under the supervision of a licensed engineer.

Minimum Qualifications:

Licensure: Valid driver’s license.

Good knowledge of: Computer systems and applications used in engineering/construction and maintenance.

Experience: using engineering plans, specifications, maps, charts and/or GIS data; providing direction and training on maintenance or construction inspection to others; identifying and organizing appropriate materials and equipment for maintenance or construction projects.


Supplemental Information:

To learn more about the department, please visit the ITD website. Make a difference in your community and in the lives of the citizens of Idaho!


Flexible work schedule available to some positions for increased work-life balance
Public Service Loan Forgiveness – eligibility requirements may apply
Accrue paid vacation every pay period to accumulate approximately 2 weeks the first year, and increasing with state longevity
Paid Parental Leave
Paid sick leave separate from vacation leave
11 paid holidays
Competitive Medical, Dental, Vision, Life and Disability insurance benefits, Flexible Spending Account https://ogi.idaho.gov/premium-rates/
Relocation Assistance available to some positions
Defined benefits retirement plan (pension) through the Public Employee Retirement System of Idaho (PERSI) https://persi.idaho.gov/members/base_plan.cfm
Optional 401K and Deferred Compensation plans with traditional and Roth options
Eligible for Employee Assistance Program – Confidential support, information and resources for all of life’s challenges

The Idaho Department of Transportation may conduct verification of the information provided in your application, including validation of driver’s license status, education, employment, and criminal history. Omission and/or falsification of information provided in your application will result in your removal from consideration for employment, appointment, or promotion.

This position may be subject to drug-testing.

Hiring is done without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age or disability. If you need special accommodations to satisfy testing requirements, please contact the Division of Human Resources at (208) 334-2263.

Preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations
Your Safety. Your Mobility. Your Economic Opportunity.



If you have questions, please contact us at:
Email: careers@itd.idaho.gov
Trouble Applying Call: Applicant Support Toll-free number: 1-855-524-5627
Monday through Friday 6:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Pacific Time

To apply for this job email your details to careers@itd.idaho.gov

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