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ASSISTANT DISTRICT ENGINEER

  • 504896
  • PHOENIX
  • DEPT OF TRANSPORTATION
  • Full-time
  • Closing at: May 23 2022 at 23:55 MST

DEPT OF TRANSPORTATION

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ASSISTANT DISTRICT ENGINEER

DEPT OF TRANSPORTATION

Job Location:

Address:  2140 W Hilton, Phoenix, AZ 85009

Posting Details:

Salary: $103,645-$113,645 

Grade: 29

Anticipated Salary:$105,000

Job Summary:

This position is responsible for the administration of the Construction and Operations Groups within the District.

Job Duties:

Administration and Management of the Construction, Development and Operations groups and programs in the District. Provide leadership, management, supervision, coaching and guidance to District personnel. Develop budgets, authorizes expenditures, and signs financial and contract documents for the District

Serves as an agency liaison for the District and ADOT; representing the agency in meetings with local government agencies, private and corporate stakeholders, internal and external committees; responding to written and verbal inquiries including the preparation of sensitive correspondence as assigned; working with constituents, ADOT upper management, and elected officials regarding operations, construction, and development issues

Analyze and prepare reports; prepare annual work plans and recommendations for construction program project, pavement preservation and minor construction projects. Oversees the development process including attending field reviews; reviews construction plans and recommends appropriate modifications and coordinates with Statewide Project Management Office and District engineering staff as needed on project planning and development processes

Implementation and sustainability of Arizona Management System continuous improvement philosophy and daily functions

Assists with the management of all administrative functions, including recruiting, hiring, employee performance evaluations, coaching/mentoring, disciplinary actions, planning and budgeting, equipment allocation and usage, staff allocation, training and development of staff

Provides technical support and oversight to staff for problem and issue resolution in both technical and administrative in the areas of Construction, Operations, Project Development, Traffic Engineering/Operations, and Permits; resolves problems with difficult encroachment permits on the ADOT Highway System at the Development and Construction levels

In the absence of the District Engineer assumes all duties of the District Engineer with related authority and responsibilities as assigned or as necessary to ensure the continued operations of the district

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities (KSAs):

Knowledge of:

Engineering philosophies, technical application requirements, processes and principles of the department related to Operations, Maintenance, Construction, Traffic, and Permits

Personnel and Resource Management

Efficient and cost-effective applications related to group activities

Administrative procedures and methods related to managing the district and leading personnel

State and Federal Laws, ADOT rules,policies and procedures

Program procedures utilized within the Department

Skills in:

Work management

Direction and allocation of group assignments

Written and oral communications

Written and verbal inquiries, including the preparation of sensitive correspondence

Interpersonal relations and team building

Consensus building and teamwork

Ability to:

Accomplish the mission with allocated resources

Selective Preference(s):

Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering or closely related field and four (4) years of experience equivalent to a Transportation Engineer 2 (Senior Resident Engineer).

Pre-Employment Requirements:

Registered as a Professional Engineer (Civil) in the State of Arizona or must be eligible for reciprocity in Arizona.

This position requires possession of a valid Arizona Class D Driver License. Candidates for this position must complete page 7 and sign the Driver Form on page 8 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. R2-10-207.11 (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.

Benefits:

The Arizona Department of Administration offers a comprehensive benefits package to include:
• Sick leave
• Vacation with 10 paid holidays per year
• Health and dental insurance
• Retirement plan
• Life insurance and long-term disability insurance
• Optional employee benefits include short-term disability insurance, deferred compensation plans, and supplemental life insurance

For a complete list of benefits provided by The State of Arizona, please visit our benefits page

Retirement:

Mandatory participation in the Arizona Retirement System (ASRS) is required

Contact Us:

Arizona State Government is an EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer. Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation such as a sign language interpreter or an alternative format by calling (602) 712-7279. Requests should be made as early as possible to allow sufficient time to arrange the accommodation. ADOT is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All newly hired employees will be subject to E-Verify Employment Eligibility Verification.

ARIZONA MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (AMS)

All Arizona state employees operate within the Arizona Management System (AMS), an intentional, results-driven approach for doing the work of state government whereby every employee reflects on performance, reduces waste, and commits to continuous improvement with sustainable progress.  Through AMS, every state employee seeks to understand customer needs, identify problems, improve processes, and measure results.  
State employees are highly engaged, collaborative and embrace a culture of public service.

The State of Arizona is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.