TDOT Maintenance Operations Director

Tennessee Department of Transportation

Nashville, TN

Transportation & Utilities

Position Description / Responsibilities


Salary: $145,000 annually

TDOT’s Maintenance Operations Director (MOD) role is the engine behind TDOT’s operations, without whom nothing would happen. They are self-motivated go-getters who use their leadership and mentoring skills to bring structure and coordination to sustaining and operating TDOT’s transportation system. The MOD uses their exceptional planning and above-average people skills to ensure that all routine and emergency maintenance operations across the state are executed well. To TDOT stakeholders, the MOD is an overseer of their activities but a beloved one whose opinion they value. Working across all groups allows the MOD to cross-pollinate innovation and industry-wide best practices at the Department. The MOD must foster relationships with a myriad of stakeholders, both inside the organization and out, paving the path for their employees to be successful. They are adept at knowing how to work cross-functionally and driving change in environments. As a result, they allocate a notable portion of their time to intentional team-building, coaching, and problem-solving with and for their employees.

Essential Job Duties

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Position Requirements


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Application Instructions

Application for the TDOT Maintenance Operations Director requires completion and submission of the following two items:

The two items should be emailed to by November 30, 2022.

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