Highway striping is a unique vocation, and Specialized Pavement Marking is proud to stand out in the crowd. As one of the Pacific Northwest's largest striping companies, we're determined to maintain our commitment to delivering the best finished product based on competitive pricing and the most advanced technology in the industry. We are constantly re-examining our strengths and processes to continuously develop, advance, and protect the technical excellence that allows us to anticipate and respond to the ever changing needs of our customers.

We recognize that our competitive advantage is largely based on our employees. In order to maintain our position as an innovator in the Highway Striping industry, we're always on the lookout for hard working people with great ideas to join our ranks.

Current Postings
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Job Title Location  Status
Highway Striper Tualatin, OR Ongoing
Highway Striper Sumner, WA Ongoing
Sweeper Operator Tacoma, WA Immediate Opening
Class A CDL Hazmat Driver Wasilla, AK Immediate Opening
Mechanic Tualatin, OR Immediate Opening

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Highway Striper - All Locations

A leading Oregon based highway pavement marking company is seeking Project Foremen, Paint Truck Drivers, Removal / Grinder Equipment Operators, and Highway Stripers to join their teams in Tualatin, Oregon and Sumner, Washington. Wage is negotiable depending on experience. Ample amounts of prevailing wage work are available with current wages ranging between $23.00 per hour up to $28.00 per hour. Benefits include a 401k plan, as well as medical, dental, vision, and life insurance.

Class A CDL required.


Lift, carry, load and unload various construction items including pavement marking supplies, signs, etc.; prepare, clean and sweep work area; operate equipment to place pavement marking material on pavement; operate grinder to remove old lines and pavement markings; install marking; apply and remove temporary and permanent marking; set up and remove construction signs and traffic control items at job site.


Operate company trucks to transport materials and equipment to job site; clean grinders and paint machines; install, remove and reset delineators, signs, posts and supports; general maintenance and repair of equipment; other work related duties as assigned.


Any combination of education, training, and experience that would likely provide the knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform in the position is qualifying. A typical combination includes:

Knowledge of: Use of motorized equipment and basic maintenance procedures; occupational hazards and safety practices related to roadway work zones, equipment and materials used in markings, and safety procedures for securing and transporting cargo.

Ability to:
Read, interpret and analyze engineering plans as they relate to and describe pavement marking procedures; ability to properly use special traffic control procedures; ability to read, understand and to follow written and oral instructions with minimum supervision; exercise proper judgment in determining and correcting potential hazardous conditions in the field; comply with road signs, complete paperwork and knowledge of federal motor carrier safety regulations. Candidates must possess good knowledge of state and local roadways and have experience with operating vehicles of varying sizes; communicate reports and evaluations effectively both orally and in writing.

Education: High School diploma or equivalent.

Experience: Three years in pavement striping, traffic control procedures, and signals.

PHYSICAL TASKS AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS − Work is primarily performed in an outdoor setting with exposure to the elements on or around loud machinery. There is frequent need to walk, talk, see, hear or drive, ability to lift and carry up to 70 pounds, and perform other similar actions during course of the workday.  


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Sweeper Operator - Tacoma, WA

Summer position available for a sweeper operator on a highway striping crew in Tacoma, with the potential to become permanent employment based on performance. Approximately five months of mostly prevailing wage work beginning June 1st. Wage rates range from $28-$33 per hour plus fringe benefit. Candidates must have a minimum of a Class B CDL and be able to pass a pre-employment drug test. Work is primarily performed in an outdoor setting with exposure to the elements on or around loud machinery. 


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Class A CDL Hazmat Driver - Wasilla, AK

Compensation: Prevailing wage approx $30.25/hr while on job site

Highway striping company looking for full time Class A CDL driver with Hazmat endorsement to work as a member of the painting support crew on prevailing wage projects averaging $30.00/hr plus fringe benefit. 

Position includes loading/unloading of truck. Must be capable of lifting up to 65 lbs. Some paperwork is required so also must have accurate, legible handwriting.

Good driving record with professional driving experience and excellent customer service skills required. Candidates must pass a pre-employment DOT required drug test.


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Mechanic - Tualatin, OR

Immediate opening for a full-time experienced Equipment Shop Mechanic for a large highway striping and pavement marking company in Tualatin, Oregon. Career minded and goal-oriented individuals willing to make a long-term commitment will appreciate the vibrant and challenging opportunities this growing company has to offer.


Duties may include but are not limited to:
• Maintenance and repairs of highway striping equipment and fleet
• Perform road tests on vehicles in order to assure proper operating levels
• Occasional service and repair of equipment in the field
• Repair gasoline, diesel, and propane powered equipment and vehicles, and all related components including transmissions, brakes, drive trains, cooling and electrical systems
• Unusual or difficult repair tasks
• Perform diagnostic inspections on equipment to identify electrical, mechanical, or other problems 
• Communicate with equipment operators or supervisors, drive and operate vehicles, or use diagnostic test equipment to identify problems
• Repair smaller equipment such as pumps, small engines, or compressors
• Perform preventive maintenance on equipment 

Preferred Qualifications: 
• Five (5) years auto / diesel mechanic experience or tech school equivalent
• Class A CDL or the ability to obtain one
• Auto electrician and hydraulics skills
• Must supply own tools
• Extensive knowledge of the methods and tools used in the repair of gasoline, diesel, or propane maintenance, pumps, and grinding machines
• Excellent problem solving abilities -- identify and resolve problems timely; gather and analyze information skillfully; demonstrate accuracy, use time efficiently and complete projects on time
• Adaptability -- Ability to easily flow between tasks performed in a shop setting or operations conducted in the field with crews on job sites. Must be able to deal with frequent changes, delays, or unexpected events and manage the competing demands and multiple tasks generated in a changing work environment
• Good oral and written communication skills lend to the high level of professionalism and teamwork expected in this position

Salary and Classification:
Competitive wage based on experience ($18 - $30 per hour, DOE), 401k and insurance benefit package negotiable
• Permanent, Full-time, 40 hours / wk, year round work (NO layoff in slow season)
• Varying shifts and weekend work may be required during peak operations



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Specialized Pavement Marking, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, political affiliation or belief, citizenship or marital status.