Supervises personnel engaged in district-wide maintenance operations work . Reports to the Director of Operations in a district . Ensures compliance with applicable federal and state laws, policies, procedures, standards and guidelines. Work requires contact with governmental officials and private entities. Employees at this level are virtually self-supervising and assume direct accountability for the work product.
Education and Experience
Must be licensed by the State of Texas as a professional engineer. (Professional engineers licensed in another state, but not currently licensed in the State of Texas, must (1) meet the license requirements of the Texas Engineering Practices Act, (2) obtain a professional engineering license from the Texas Board of Professional Engineers within six (6) months of the date of hire, and (3) sign an agreement to that effect as a condition of employment.) Must have four (4) years progressively responsible experience in transportation engineering as a licensed professional engineer. Graduate-level transportation-related engineering education acquired after licensing as a professional engineer may be substituted for engineering experience on a year per year basis. Must have three (3) years managerial/supervisory experience. (Project leader and/or lead worker experience will substitute for managerial/supervisory experience.) (Experience requirements may be satisfied by full-time experience or the prorated part-time equivalent.)
The Texas Penal Code (Section 32.52) prohibits the use of fraudulent or substandard degrees. Education and degree information listed on applications will be verified for all final applicants. See "Education Verification" on Careers page for information on verifying degrees.
Extensive knowledge of
Transportation design engineering principles, practices and methods and the application of engineering theory
Applicable plans, specifications and estimates preparation, review, processing and compliance requirements
Competitive bid processes, rules and regulations
Highway maintenance concepts, methods, policies and requirements
Preventive maintenance methods and procedures
Budgeting methods and procedures
Maintenance contract inspection procedures
Expert skill in
Establishing plans and setting objectives and goals that support overall business strategy/results; anticipating and adjusting for problems/roadblocks
Supervising professional and technical staff
Public relations for maintaining effective working relationships with individuals and groups
Proficient skill in
The use of personal computers and applicable programs, applications and systems
IN THE AREA OF Maintenance Operations for a Metropolitan District , performs a combination of the following:
Oversees the contracted maintenance operations.
Oversees Total Maintenance, Performance Based, and bundled bid maintenance contracts .
Responsible for the development, preparation and letting of maintenance contracts for the district.
Coordinates maintenance matters with Area Engineers.
Oversees routine and Preventive Maintenance Program.
Makes recommendations concerning maintenance contracts, service agreements and project procedures.
Responsible for landscape/vegetation management.
Drives to maintenance offices to perform site visits and monitor maintenance programs and operations.
Reviews and approves preliminary design submissions and plans and specifications for Routine Maintenance Contracts.
Drives to represents the Department at meetings, conferences and related activities.
Supervises professional and administrative staff.
Develops and monitors budget.
Performs other job-related duties as assigned.
Applicants who do not apply online must respond to the following questions which appear on the attached Questions Document and submit it with the completed Employment Application:
Are you currently a Licensed Professional Engineer (LPE)?
Do you have at least three (3) years of managerial, supervisory, leadworker and/or project leader experience?
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
Must pass a drug test prior to employment for commercial driver, safety sensitive and vessel crewmember positions. Commercial drivers, safety sensitive employees and vessel crewmembers will be subject to additional drug and alcohol testing during employment.
Required to work hours other than 8 to 5.
Required to wear personal protective equipment provided by employer and comply with all safety requirements.
Driver 's record check will be conducted by the Department. Satisfactory driving records are required for driving state or personal vehicles and motor driven equipment to conduct agency business.
Must attend work regularly and observe approved work hours.
External final applicants for any department position who could potentially be required to drive for the department must pass a drug test prior to employment and will be subject to reasonable cause testing during employment.
External final male applicants who are 18-25 years of age will be required to furnish proof of registration or exemption from registration with the Selective Service System.
Successful completion of a post-offer/pre-employment physical exam at the employer's expense is required.
If hired, employee must provide document(s) within three(3) days of hire date that establish identity and employment eligibility. A complete list of acceptable documents is on file with the local Texas Workforce Commission office.
Department employees or family members will not have, either directly or indirectly, any financial or other personal interest in a department (or a TxDOT) contract or subcontract of any kind. A contract may not be awarded to an entity that is owned in whole or in part by any TxDOT employee or immediate family member.
As part of its employment process, TxDOT may procure or have prepared a criminal background check. An applicant with an unsatisfactory criminal background check report is ineligible to be hired for the position for which the report is initiated.