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Transportation Technician Journey

Do you enjoy working in a fast pace environment and enjoy handling a variety of work? Come join our awesome team at the Department of Transportation and gain valuable work experience. We are recruiting for a Part Time Transportation Technician Journey- Limited Term Employment.

This position is part time and you will be required to work in the office located on 3502 Kinsman Blvd Madison WI .

WisDOT is a great place to work! In addition to meaningful and rewarding work, we provide:

  • A casual office atmosphere, flexible work schedules, and telework options depending on the position’s requirements
  • A free and confidential employee assistance program that offers employees and their immediate family dependents a variety of tools, resources, and professional consultation services to support their health, goals and overall well-being

LTE positions assist in the development of your skills and experience and offer growth potential via opportunities to join our team in a permanent role! For more information on WisDOT you can visit our website by clicking here.

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation is an organization dedicated to creating transportation solutions through innovation and exceptional service. We are committed to fostering an environment rooted in Integrity, Diversity, Excellence, and Accountability. Click here to learn more about how we apply these values in our work.

Position Summary

Under limited supervision, this position performs hands on construction material testing tasks that can range in difficultly from simple to complex. Assignments will be delegated based on needs of WisDOT’s central laboratory team and aptitude of candidate. Assignments require communication with team members, ability to follow instructions, punctuality, preparing reports and maintaining testing equipment.

  1. Testing of Materials
  2. Preparation of Test reports
  3. Performance Maintenance

Salary Information

This pay for this position is $21.12/hour.

Job Details

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 which may include FBI fingerprinting.

This is a Limited Term Employment (LTE) position and limited to 1,039 hours in 26 consecutive pay periods (1 year).

Wisconsin residency is required for Limited Term Employment positions.

Limited Term Employment (LTE) positions are not civil service classified positions, do not give any rights to permanent civil service classified positions and do not lead to permanent status. 

Certain positions within this Department may allow remote/work from home flexibility for a portion of their work schedule, depending on the needs of the position and the work unit. This topic and any remote work flexibility that may be available will be discussed in more detail in the interview process. For permanent positions that allow remote work flexibility, Wisconsin residency is not required. However, it is not anticipated that working outside of Wisconsin (or bordering cities) will be allowed because positions may at times need to report to office locations in Wisconsin on short notice.


Qualified candidates will have :

  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to follow technical instructions
  • Good organizational skills