This position leads a bridge inspection team in performing bridge inspections on established schedules as per National Bridge Inspection Standards (NBIS) and Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) policies and practices.Writes bridge inspection reports and recommends required bridge repairs and maintenance work. Updates bridge inventory data. Communicates with internal/external customers on various bridge issues. Develope bridge repair projects. Digitizes bridge inspection report documents using BRM. Generates various bridge reports.
Travels statewide including distances that require overnight stays.
Plans, travels, directs and leads an inspection team in the routine/special/damage inspections of State and local agency bridges in accordance with the National Bridge Inspection Standards (NBIS)
Drives State vehicle in the course of State business
Writes bridge inspection reports in approved format, documenting inspection findings and recommending required bridge repairs and/or maintenance needs with estimated costs and repair priorities
Reviews bridge inspections reports and related documents prepared by State or consultant inspections teams and recommends required improvements in the report documents
Updates bridge inventory data, reviews overload and encroachment permits, computes bridge ratings, completes bridge evaluations, communicates with internal/external customers on bridge related issues
Utilizes Bridge Management Database system, including adding inspection documents and commenting on documents assigned for review
Attends training as needed to comply with Federal and ADOT policies and procedures. Attends professional seminars and conferences
Understanding of National Bridge Inspection Standards, the Recording and Coding Guide for Structure Inventory and Appraisal for Nation's Bridges, the Bridge Inspector's Reference Manual and the Manual for Condition Evaluation of Bridge
Principles and practices in civil engineering as applied to design, development, construction and maintenance of the state highway system. Knowledge of Federal and State statutes, agency standards, regulations, policies and procedures pertaining to area of assignment
Safety and public relations practices
Oral and written communication, leadership, making independent engineering judgements and interpersonal relationships
Familiar with performing/reviewing bridge ratings, reviewing encroachment and overload permits
Develop and foster respectful and trustworthy work environment for the team and others
Plan, organize and optimize available resources to meet multiple quality and schedule goals for the inspection team and section, uses project management process
Completion of an FHWA approved comprehensive training course in safety inspection of In-Service bridges
Registered Professional Engineer in the State of Arizona or eligible for reciprocity.
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.
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
Mandatory participation in the Arizona Retirement System (ASRS) is required
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.