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ASSISTANT DISTRICT ENGINEER RURAL

  • 512838
  • GLOBE
  • DEPT OF TRANSPORTATION
  • Full-time
  • Closing at: Feb 6 2023 at 23:55 MST

DEPT OF TRANSPORTATION

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ASSISTANT DISTRICT ENGINEER

DEPT OF TRANSPORTATION

Job Location:

Address:  1900 N Hwy 60, Globe, AZ 85501

Posting Details:

Salary: $107,200-$117,200 

Grade: 29

Anticipated Salary:$112,200

Job Summary:

Are you interested in an environment where leaders foster a culture based on respect for people and continuous improvement? ADOT leaders model a collaborative, problem solving, and coaching based culture focused on employee engagement and development. Leaders are accountable, transparent, and communicative as they sustain an inclusive, diverse, and safe environment. ADOT leaders are visible and present, demonstrating: We are One ADOT

Model ADOT values through leading, coaching and developing problem solvers to implement and sustain a continuous improvement culture. Leaders are accountable, transparent, and communicative as they foster an inclusive, diverse, and safe environment.


This position is responsible for the administration and management of the Construction, Maintenance, Development, Permits, and Environmental Programs in the District.

Job Duties:

Oversees the 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.

Analyze ad 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.

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, Environmental, Permits, and Personnel and Resource Management

Efficient and cost-effective management of budgets related to district activities

Administrative procedures and methods related to managing the district and leading personnel
Understanding of State and Federal Laws, ADOT rules, and department policies and procedures

Program procedures utilized within the Department

Understanding of the planning process to ensure the inclusion of projects necessary for the safe and efficient operation of the State Highway System

Skills in:

Work management

Able to direct and allocate district assignments

Written and oral communications to respond to written and verbal inquiries, including the
preparation of sensitive correspondence

Interpersonal relations and team building

Ability to:

Lead and conduct consensus building and teamwork

Lead and manage resources in an effective and efficient manner

Make decisions both of a technical and non technical nature

Coach and develop employees, including continuous improvement practices and principles

Selective Preference(s):

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

Pre-Employment Requirements:

Registration 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 and sign PART 1 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). If considered, PART 2 of the State of Arizona Application for Employment allows a record review and reference check. 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 and record review/ reference check.

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.