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State of Washington Classified Job Specification


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Class Code: 598R
Category: Maintenance Trades & Labor


In the Headquarters Maintenance Office supervises the development of policy, procedures, methods, and standards which provide direction to the Districts in carrying out required statewide maintenance operations or in District 1 serves as the principal assistant to the Maintenance Engineer in the District-wide management of bridge, equipment, facilities, special maintenance programs and/or maintenance areas at the staff level.

Typical Work

Provides direction, technical guidance, consultation to the district offices on maintenance policy and procedures;  

Plans and recommends changes in procedures to increase efficiency of the maintenance program; 

Directs the activities of Maintenance Methods Specialist; providing work quality assurance, methods review, standards monitoring and technology transfer;  

Directs special studies related to various elements of maintenance work plans and reviews programs to ensure accomplishments and productivity improvements;  

Coordinates the statewide DOT emergency response program and serves as liaison to the Department of Emergency Management;  

Provides performance reporting systems; analyzes accomplishments in relation to plans, schedules and costs;  

Directs, counsels, advises and controls the Bridge Maintenance, Facilities Engineering and Maintenance, Equipment Maintenance and Special Maintenance Projects areas and other state force activities;  

Responds to emergency situations on a 24-hour basis; 

Supervises preparation of the maintenance work plan for the Bridge Maintenance Program of the M-2 budget; monitors the TEF budget and supervises preparation of vehicle purchasing; monitors facilities program (D-4, D-3);  

Responds to public inquiries and Headquarters instructions and inquiries concerning activities to maintain good public relations and departmental cooperation;  

Coordinates requests from other District entities for State Force assistance;  

Communicates and meets with federal, state and local county and city officials to assure compliance with regulations and policies governing maintenance and facilities responsibilities and activities;  

Directs and reviews the preparation of plans and specifications for maintenance contracts, and directs maintenance review of contract plans prepared by the District's Plans office;  

Develops and promotes training of District personnel; 

Performs other related duties as required.

Legal Requirement(s)

A valid driver's license is required. 

There may be instances where individual positions must have additional licenses or certification. It is the employer’s responsibility to ensure the appropriate licenses/certifications are obtained for each position.

Desirable Qualifications

Three years of experience as a Maintenance-Operations Superintendent. 

Equivalent education/experience.

Class Specification History

New class: 9-10-93
Revised: new class code: (formerly 71221) effective July 1, 2007