District Maintenance Operations Manager

Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission   Everett, PA   Full-time     Transportation
Posted on April 29, 2022
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District Maintenance Operations Manager

Interested candidates must apply to the District Maintenance Operations Manager posting by visiting careers.paturnpike.com by May 10, 2022.

Posting Start Date:

April 27, 2022

Posting End Date:

May 10, 2022

Position Number:




FLSA Status:

Salaried Exempt



Salary Grade:


Salary Range:

$70,254.98 - $105,382.46

Employment Type:

Full Time

Building Location:

District 2 Maintenance, Paint & Trades

Building Street:

Ashcom Rd

Building City:


Building State:

Pennsylvania (US-PA)

Building Zip Code:


Work 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 552-mile system used by 192 million vehicles a year.  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
  • Staggered Work Hours - flexibility to choose from a variety of start/end times

*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.


Education and Licenses

  • Associate or trade school degree. Equivalent combination of education, experience and/or training may be accepted.
  • Possession of a valid driver’s license. Must obtain and maintain a valid Pennsylvania driver’s license within six (6) months of employment.


Minimum Experience

  • Eight (8) years of field experience in highway maintenance. Equivalent combination of education, experience and/or training may be accepted.
  • Two (2) of the years of experience must be in a supervisory capacity.


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.