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Shawn Smith

Shawn Smith
Maintenance Superintendent

Colorado Department of Transportation
18500 E Colfax Avenue Arvada, Colorado 80011

Email: shawn.smith@state.co.us
Office: (303) 365-7156
Cell: (720) 450-5739

Short Bio:  I’ve really enjoyed over 30 years in complex Transportation and Maintenance Operations, leading, developing and managing programs and projects related to operations, incident command, maintenance operations, emergency management, paramilitary operations, and first responder operations. In May of 2020 I was hired as the Region 1 Section 5 (Denver Metro Area) Superintendent with the Colorado
Department of Transportation (CDOT). As the Superintendent, I am the leader and manager for 350 employees and have a 37 million dollar operating budget. The operating budget allows me to provide core services to the general traveling public with a mission to maintain, preserve, and restore all roadways, and other structures as close to their original condition as feasibly possible. Prior to my employment with CDOT, I was the Director of Transportation and Fleet Services for Aurora Public Schools (2014 – 2020). From 2010 – 2014, I resided in Jacksonville, North Carolina where I worked at a mechanical construction firm as a Project Manager. Prior to my employment with the mechanical construction firm, I served for 23 years in the United States Marine Corps as a Motor Transport Maintenance Officer and Motor Transport Officer responsible for the supervision, management, accountability, long-range planning/forecasting and control of various medium and heavy duty Transportation and Maintenance military units.

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