The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission (PTC), America’s first superhighway, is seeking an individual to join our Maintenance team as the Director of Maintenance! Our mission is to operate a safe, reliable, customer-valued toll road system that supports national mobility and commerce. The PTC operates a 552-mile system used by 194 million vehicles a year. The Director of Maintenance is responsible for overseeing the Maintenance Department programs, field operations and roadway maintenance for the PTC. Together, we are building the highway of the future!
Provides leadership and direction to ensure departmental effectiveness and efficiency. Establishes and measures performance standards, motivates staff and ensures proper training is provided.
Directs the development, implementation and administration of the department’s strategic plan goals, work plans, objectives, policies and priorities. Identifies, analyzes and approves changes and/or enhancements to departmental operations and long-range plans.
Directs and manages major roadway events, including winter operations, in coordination with the Traffic Engineering & Operations Department, Pennsylvania State Police and other contracted services. Ensures proper control plans are in place. Provides direction and responds to roadway emergencies and incidents to ensure timely and appropriate action is taken.
Directs the development and maintenance of department’s operating and capital budgets. Establishes priorities to ensure coordination of funds appropriately within the department.
Eight (8) years of managerial experience in highway operations and/or programs which may include maintenance, traffic operations, engineering or other related roadway activities. Five (5) years must be in a supervisory capacity.
Valid Driver’s License
Equivalent combination of experience, education, and training will be considered.
The position is located at the PTC’s headquarters in Middletown, PA, right outside of Pennsylvania’s capital city. The Central PA region has plenty to offer from picturesque scenery to premier entertainment, while residents enjoy an affordable cost of living. It is conveniently located within a few hours’ drive of popular metropolitan areas such as Baltimore, Pittsburgh, Washington D.C. and New York City.
There is a Pennsylvania residency requirement, which must be fulfilled within six months of employment.
Compensation & Benefits
The annual salary range for the Director of Maintenance is $100,117-$150,625. The selected candidate will be offered an exceptional benefits package which includes comprehensive medical, dental, vision and prescription coverage, along with a defined benefit plan for retirement. Coverage is fully paid by the PTC for employee, spouse and/or eligible dependents. In addition, leave programs, tuition reimbursement, employee assistance program, and alternative work schedules are available to employees.
Interested candidates may apply by visiting www.paturnpike.com and clicking on the “Employment/Internship” link. Please complete an application and apply to the Director of Maintenance job posting between September 13, 2018 through October 3, 2018. Please note a resume must be submitted along with the employment application.
The PTC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. If an accommodation is needed to participate in the pre-employment process, please attach this information to your application.
Internal Number: 80000380
About Pennslyvania Turnpike Commission
The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission (PTC) is a premiere transportation organization whose mission is to responsibly operate and manage a safe, reliable and efficient toll road system, serve as a transportation services leader and foster innovation to better serve our customers. Opened since October 1, 1940, the PTC operates a 552-mile system used by 194 million vehicles a year.