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District Maintenance Operations Manager

District Maintenance Operations Manager

locationJeannette, PA, USA
PublishedPublished: 2/12/2024
ExpiresExpires: 2/23/2024
Full Time

District Maintenance Operations Manager

Interested candidates must apply to the District Maintenance Operations Manager posting by visiting careers.paturnpike.com by February 22, 2024.

Posting Start Date:February 7, 2024Posting End Date:February 22, 2024Position Number:80003815Union:Non-UnionFLSA Status:Salaried ExemptDepartment:MaintenanceSalary Grade:E-15.5Salary Range:$73,798.23 - $110,697.35Employment Type:Full TimeBuilding Location:AKH/Greensburg MaintenanceBuilding Street:241 AKH Maintenance LaneBuilding City:JeannetteBuilding State:Pennsylvania (US-PA)Building Zip Code:15644Work Schedule:Flexible Work Options

The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission, opened on October 1, 1940, is known as “America’s First Superhighway”!  Our mission is to operate a safe, reliable, customer-valued toll road system that supports national mobility and commerce.  The PTC operates a 565-mile system with over 205 million transactions annually.  Together, we are building the highway of the future. 

The Commission values its team members and understands the importance of work/life balance to the health, well-being and productivity of its team. Therefore, this position may be eligible for Flexible Work Options* such as:

  • Hybrid Work - combination of remote and in-person reporting
  • Alternate Work Schedule - flexibility to adjust work schedule length to complete work week in fewer days

*Some options may require completion of probationary period.  The Commission requires all employees to establish PA residency within 6 months of hire and to maintain PA residency, regardless of Flexible Work Options. 

Job Purpose and Summary

This position is responsible for the maintenance operations program within an assigned district for the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission (PTC). Management responsibilities include identifying, planning and prioritizing work requirements and resources, monitoring the execution of approved work orders and reporting completed work production. Work is performed with independence and reviewed by a manager, or designee, for attainment of program goals, completion of projects and overall performance. Supervision is exercised over supervisory and field employees.

Essential Functions & Responsibilities

Manages, plans and organizes roadway and tunnel maintenance operations and staff functions within an assigned district including supervision, performance management, delegation of work assignments and review of work product.

Develops work plans for predefined production periods based on the approved annual work plan, including snow and ice control plans and winter work schedules for the winter operations period. 

Coordinates and schedules work with Foreman and their crews to ensure work is completed in accordance with work plans and non-recurring work orders. 

Prepares production summaries for weekly, monthly and annual reporting requirements.

Responds to and provides direction for all roadway emergencies and incidents to ensure timely and appropriate action is taken. Coordinates activities with engineering and the operations center as needed.

Monitors and inspects job sites, roadway and facilities to ensure quality of work, safety of operations and appropriate roadway/facility conditions within the assigned district. 

Provides guidance and instructs supervisory and field employees regarding operating policies, procedures and work practices.

Ensures an annual maintenance survey/inspection of highway features is completed to identify any deficiencies.

Maintains work order and linear asset management master data in an electronic enterprise system.

Participates in the budget preparation process and conducts operations within established budgetary guidelines.

May act as a District Maintenance Superintendent or Foreman in the absence of an incumbent as needed.

Performs related duties as assigned.


Two (2) years as a Foreman with the PTC; 
Ten (10) years of field experience in highway maintenance. 
Eight (8) years of field experience in highway maintenance and an associate or trade school degree. 
Equivalent combination of education, experience and/or training may be accepted.

Two (2) of the years of experience must be in a supervisory capacity.

Possession of a valid driver’s license. Must obtain and maintain a valid Pennsylvania driver’s license within six (6) months of employment.


Decision Making and Independent Judgment

Customer/Client Focused


Quality Control

Teamwork Orientation

Operational Management



Project Management

Attention to Detail


Physical Demands and Work Environment

Position demands include frequent speaking, writing and reading reports. Position requires frequent work at a computer utilizing business programs and PTC specific operating systems. Position requires frequent travel and/or fieldwork with exposure to roadway traffic. Occasionally works outside of normal business hours for assigned work assignments.

Office environment with low levels of noise, adequate lighting and comfortable temperature. Field environment may include exposure to moderately adverse and undesirable conditions. Physical environment is generally safe, but safety equipment or precautions must be followed.  


The selected candidate will be offered an exceptional benefits package which includes comprehensive medical, dental, vision and prescription coverage, along with a benefit plan for retirement.  In addition, leave programs, tuition reimbursement, employee assistance program, and alternative work schedules are available to employees. 

The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission is an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact the Human Resources Department by calling 717-831-7378.