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Transportation Technician Senior

Posting Begin Date: 2024/07/08
Posting End Date: 2024/07/22
Work Type: Full Time
Location: Shoshone, ID, United States
Minimum Salary: 23.33
Maximum Salary: 23.33
Pay Rate Type: Hourly

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Applications will be accepted through 4:59 PM MST on the posting end date

Do you want to make a difference and be part of an award-winning agency, dedicated to enhancing the quality of life in Idaho through transportation?

At the Idaho Transportation Department, every employee is critical to the mission and we strive to foster an innovative, collaborative workplace where employees can grow and do their best work.

The Idaho Transportation Department is hiring a Transportation Technician Senior for our District 4  Design and Construction Group, located in Shoshone Idaho. This is an entry-level position, the first step in the Transportation Technician Engineering Career Path series. The successful candidate will be a self-starter, enthusiastic learner, 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 with a meaningful welcoming environment where all opinions are valued, celebrated, and respected. Diversity of thought and unique perspectives drive 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 providing them control of their career path in this booming industry.

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

  • Starting wage: $23.33
  • Completion of Step One: $25.14
  • Completion of Step Two: $27.65
  • Completion of Step Three: $30.51

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:

Good knowledge of:

  • Computer systems and applications used in engineering/construction and maintenance.

To qualify, applicants must have at least 6 months of work experience in the following:

  • Using construction plans, blueprints, drawings, specifications, maps, charts, graphs, manuals, schematics, and/or Geographical Information Systems (GIS) data; 
  • Providing direction, training, or assistance to others on engineering, design, construction, roadway maintenance projects, or other applicable work assignments; 
  • Identifying and organizing materials, tools, or equipment for construction, roadway maintenance, engineering, design projects or other applicable assignments.

Licensure: Valid driver's license.

NOTE: Your application and resume must support your answers on the exam.

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!


The State of Idaho offers a robust total compensation package, including medical, vision, and dental insurance; PERSI retirement benefits; paid sick, vacation, and parental leave; and 11 paid holidays per year. For additional information related to benefits and/or State programs, please visit*


The State of Idaho is committed to providing equal employment opportunities and prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, political affiliation or belief, sex, national origin, genetics, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local laws.

The State of Idaho is committed to access and reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities, auxiliary aids and services are available upon request. If you require an accommodation at any step in our recruitment process, you are encouraged to contact (208) 334-2263 (TTY/TTD: 711), or email [email protected].

Preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations.