Department of Transportation - Phoenix, AZ

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The Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) is a multi-modal transportation agency that is responsible for planning, building, operating and maintaining a complex highway system in addition to providing title, registration and driver license services to the general public throughout the state of Arizona. ADOT also operates and maintains the Grand Canyon Airport and publishes the award-winning Arizona Highways magazine. ADOT values its employees, challenges them to continuously improve the way we do business, to meet and exceed the needs of our customers, and to carry out their duties in an ethical manner. Apply today for a chance to become a part of the ADOT team.

(Assistant State Engineer)
ITD/Bridge Group
Work Location: 205 S. 17th Avenue, Phoenix, AZ

Job Description: Evaluates Accelerated Bridge Construction (ABC), new technologies, tools and procedures to monitor, and continuously improve delivery for preservation, modernization, and expansion projects. Fosters an environment of innovation and continuous improvement with state-of-the trade technologies and efficiency. Leads, directs, instructs and coaches subordinate managers and staff to implement administrative directives, policies and procedures developed to meet project schedules and budgets. Executes agreements, policies, technical manuals and procedures on structure issues for ADOT. Establish, approve or implement standards, policies, procedures, or administrative directives from State Engineer's Office or through Development Group Leader interaction. Review and approve reports, documents, guidelines, and standards, prepared by subordinate managers, supervisors and consultant industry professionals. Develop and monitor Group budget expenditures and plan for future needs to assure funds are appropriately allocated and within budget. Meet with representatives of FHWA, AASHTO, NCHRP, Group Leaders, Consultants, contractors, other government and private sector executives, news media and the public to discuss, inform and resolve structure related issues.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Knowledge of:
*Federal and State statues and agency standards, policies and procedures to provide consistency, quality and sound legal basis for desired results.
*Civil engineering principles and skill in application for analysis of structures (bridges, walls, and other structures) to establish sound policies and guidelines to make decisions on structure issues for new construction, rehabilitation and repair of the existing inventory.

Skills in:
*Motivation and leadership to continually improve methods, means, technology to surpass agency objectives for new and existing infrastructure.
*Communication and interpersonal skills to clearly and concisely relay ideas, goals and methods, to articulate problems and solutions, and to meet scope, schedule, and budgets.

*Requirement: Registration as a Professional Engineer in Civil or Structural Engineering or a closely related field in the State of Arizona, or proof of eligibility for reciprocity in the State of Arizona.

Ideal Candidate: Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering. 5-10 years' experience in bridge engineering with supervisory experience.

Note: This position requires possession of a valid Arizona Class D Driver License. Candidates for this position must complete and sign the Driver Form on page 6 of the State of Arizona Application for Employment at the time of interview, which will allow ADOT to obtain the candidate's motor vehicle record (MVR). The most recent 39-month period shown on the MVR will be reviewed in accordance with A.A.C. R2-10-207.12 (H) and (I). The review must show an acceptable driving record prior to any offer of employment being made by ADOT. Employment is contingent upon an acceptable MVR

You must apply on line no later than the close date or first review date of the job announcement at 5:00 p.m., Mountain Standard Time. You will not be able to apply after the close date/time because job posting are removed from the job board at that time, unless other wise specified.

All newly hired employees are subject to the E-Verify Employment Eligibility Verification Program.

RETIREMENT: This position participates in the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS)*.

*ASRS enrollment eligibility will become effective after 27 weeks of employment, if not already an ASRS member at the time of hire.

BENEFITS: Comprehensive benefits package includes accrual of sick and vacation leave, and 10 holidays per year; health* and dental insurance*; retirement plan; life insurance; and long-term disability insurance. Optional employee benefits include short-term disability*, deferred compensation, and supplemental life insurance*.

*Elective benefits for new employees hired on or after July 20, 2011, will be subject to a 90-day waiting period, except for transfers from other State agencies or who regularly worked for the State of Arizona within 2 years prior to the date of hire.

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