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Transportation, Department of

Transportation Technician - Advanced 

Job Announcement Code(s): 19-01011

Classification Title: / JAC:
  Job Working Title:
    Transportation Technician - Advanced

Type of Employment:
Full Time (40 hrs/week)
This position is in pay schedule 06-14. Starting salary is $18.70, plus excellent benefits. Pay for internal candidates is determined per the compensation plan. A 12 month probationary period is required.
Emily Hart, HR Specialist, 262-548-6733,
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Deadline to Apply:
Deadline to apply is 11:59pm on Sunday, April 21st
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The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT), Division of Transportation System Development (DTSD) Southeast Region is looking for a Transportation Technician-Advanced!

This position coordinates Diggers Hotline requests for WisDOT utilities, updates the Statewide Incident Notification System web page, and handles the damage claims recovery program for the most urbanized transportation region in the state!

This position is conveniently located right off the freeway at the DTSD Southeast Region Service Facility at 935 S 60th Street in West Allis, WI.

WisDOT a great place to work! We offer amazing benefits such as a casual office atmosphere, flexible work schedules, ample vacation time, excellent health benefits, and an exceptional employee assistance program that offers a variety of programs and tools to help promote an employee’s wellness and health.  For more information on WisDOT you can visit our website by clicking here.

Click here to find out what current employees have to say about "Rewarding Work at WisDOT".

Position Summary:   

This position uses knowledge of advanced technologies utilized for traffic signal operation, vehicle detection, and traffic signal interconnection to perform a variety of duties and independently coordinate between WisDOT underground utilities, Diggers Hotline, and contractors to prevent costly damage to WisDOT utilities.  The position requires independent thinking to determine the appropriate level and urgency of response to traffic concerns.

This position also reviews and updates the Statewide Incident Notification System (SINS) web page for incidents in the SE Region.  Upon review, this position determines the appropriate response based on knowledge of complex traffic signal technology including traffic detection methods, traffic patterns, and land use development in the SE Region then provides clear and concise detailed information to the appropriate work units and agencies. 

In addition, this position independently administers the damage claims recovery program involving damage to state-owned property using a high degree of independent decision-making in determining charges.

Special Notes:   

WisDOT does not sponsor work visas.  Any appointment made will be contingent on the applicant being able to prove valid status to work in the United States.

Prior to any appointments for position(s) filled from this announcement, candidates may be subject to a comprehensive criminal background check with may include FBI fingerprinting.


A minimally qualified applicant for this position will have experience:
•Working with computer programs (such as Microsoft Office, Outlook, Spreadsheets, Databases, etc.)

How To Apply:   

To apply, click “Log In” to access your existing account or to create a new account if you don’t have an account with Wisc.Jobs. Once you are logged in, click “Apply Now.” You will be asked to provide your personal information, attach a resume and insert your letter of qualifications. Applicants must submit both a resume and a letter of qualifications to be considered further.

Your letter of qualifications and resume are very important parts of your application at WisDOT and are used during our evaluation process to determine your qualifications as they relate to the job.  For instructions on developing your resume and letter of qualifications for your WisDOT application and what should be included in these materials, click here.

Submitted materials will be evaluated and the most qualified applicants will be invited to participate in the next step of the hiring process for available vacancies. Questions can be directed to Emily Hart at 262-548-6733 or


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