Foreman (30S)

Date: Mar 29, 2021

Location: Wampum, PA, US, 16157

Company: Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission

Posting Start Date:

March 31, 2021

Posting End Date:

April 14, 2021

Position Number:



Local 30 Supervisory

FLSA Status:

Salaried Exempt



Salary Grade:


Salary Range:

$63,445.20 - $95,167.79

Employment Type:

Full Time

Building Location:

Homewood Maintenance

Building Street:

Foxwood Road

Building City:


Building State:

Pennsylvania (US-PA)

Building Zip Code:



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.  

Job Purpose and Summary

This position is responsible for supervising and administering a maintenance operation program within an assigned section of the highway for the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission (PTC). Work is performed to ensure the roadway remains open and well maintained during all types of weather and traffic conditions in accordance with PTC policies and specifications. Work is primarily performed with independence and reviewed by a manager, or designee, for direction, progress and end results. Supervision is exercised over a crew of technical staff.

Essential Functions & Responsibilities

  • Supervises the day-to-day performance of assigned staff including performance management, delegation of work assignments and review of work product. Recommends disciplinary action to enforce the standards and procedures of the PTC.
  • Coordinates short range plans, reviews work schedules, organizes maintenance crews and controls the materials, equipment and supplies needed to accomplish maintenance work for the assigned area.
  • Prepares preliminary estimates and plans for various maintenance operations, projects and programs for management approval.
  • Coordinates maintenance roadway work with safety personnel, county maintenance programs and other township, county, state or PTC construction projects.
  • Supervises crews in winter operations to achieve a smooth traffic flow and to ensure efficient usage of chemicals and materials.
  • Supervises Auto Mechanics in the repair and maintenance of equipment to ensure compliance with preventive maintenance schedules.
  • Coordinates and oversees full system implementation within an assigned area. Authorizes asset cost allocations, approves and enters work orders, monitors inventory and ensures condition tracking is completed appropriately.
  • Documents and tracks information on inspections, maintenance/repair activities and costs related to equipment and materials in an enterprise system.
  • Responds and provides direction for all roadway emergencies as needed.
  • Participates in the budget preparation process and conducts operations within established budgetary guidelines.
  • Performs related duties as assigned.


Education and Licenses

  • Associate or trade school degree. Equivalent combination of education, experience and/or training may be accepted.
  • Must possess a valid Class B commercial driver’s license (CDL); OR, possess a valid driver’s license with a Class B plearner’s permit. Must pass the Class B road test within sixty (60) days of hire or promotion into the position.
  • The incumbent must possess an N or X endorsement on their CDL or permit to authorize them to operate tank vehicles.
  • The incumbent may not have any of the following restrictions on their CDL or permit:
    • E – Prohibits the operation of manual transmission commercial vehicles
    • K – Restricts the CDL driver to intrastate driving
    • L or Z – Prohibits driving a commercial vehicle equipped with airbrakes
    • O – Prohibits the driver from driving a truck tractor/semi-trailer combination


Minimum Experience

  • Two (2) years as an Assistant Foreman with the PTC;


  • Seven (7) 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.


Decision Making and Independent Judgment
Customer/Client Focused
Quality Control
Teamwork Orientation
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 long hours for emergency situations, adverse weather conditions or for extended 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 information provided in this job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by the incumbent(s) within this job. It is not designed to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, qualifications and working conditions required of the employee(s) assigned to this job. Management has the discretion to add or modify duties of the job and to designate other functions as essential at any time.

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.

Nearest Major Market: Youngstown