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  • 512974
  • YUMA
  • Full-time
  • Closing at: Dec 8 2022 at 23:55 MST


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Job Location:

Address:  2243 E Gila Ridge Rd, Yuma, AZ 85365

Posting Details:

Salary: $95,744-$111,700 

Grade: 27

Anticipated Salary:$106,700

Job Summary:

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.

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

Work as a Senior Resident Engineer on highway construction projects in the Southwest District. Work on the development and finals of unit construction projects. Work on the development and training of employees. Manage construction projects in the Southwest District. Assist with the management and development of the construction budget. Be familiar with environmental requirements and see that the mitigation measures are implemented on construction projects.

Must be able to travel to and oversee construction sites Monday through Friday depending on the contractor's work schedule. Must be available 24/7 for emergency calls.

Job Duties:

Provide engineering and technical direction for the administration of multiple, highly complex construction contracts to ensure work is performed in a manner that provides a functional, durable project that meets design intent at a reasonable cost.

Coordinate construction activities with federal, state, local and private entities to assure conflict are minimized and the public is well served. Implement and practice the principles of partnering.

Initiate and monitor training of units personnel to assure competent, effective and motivated. Work force is available and monitor safety work process to assure risk to employees (includes contractor employees) and public is minimized.

Developmental duties of providing input on project scopes, representing the district in project development meeting and providing constructability review for 30, 60, 95, and 100 percent plans development.

Provides leadership, coaching and supervision of subordinate personnel to enhance the quality of the product, service to the customer and assure compliance with all applicable plans, specifications rules and requirements.

Administrative duties; develop and monitor construction budget. Including personnel management, personnel evaluations, discipline, fire, coach and guidance of subordinate personnel relating to departments quality initiative and discipline in accordance to progressive discipline policy.

Provide direction and guidance to resolve critical issues and expedite issue resolution. Coordinate activities with ADOT offices, and answer questions from contractors and the general public regarding technical details. Engage in bid package process improvements and provide guidance in performing cost estimating.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities (KSAs):

Knowledge of:

Principles and practices of civil engineering applied to construction of the state highway system

Federal, State, ADOT and relevant local standards pertaining to highway construction, environmental protection, public relations, safety, personnel, supervision, procurement, vehicle
operation and fixed-asset management

Relevant computer applications, including but not limited to: Pen, CPE, SATS, Contract Card, price adjustment, FAST, google sheets, diagrams, Docs, slides, sites and Gmail

Skills in:

Research, analysis and interpretation of a wide range of highly technical highway construction standards and procedures

Development and implementation of appropriate field office priorities and procedures related to highway construction, material sampling and testing, project inspection and contract administration

Verbal and written communications in fluent English

Work with management and leadership

Ability to:

Coach and develop employees, including continuous improvement practices and principles

Resolve conflicts in project time, quality and expense

Maintain professional, productive interpersonal relations with all highway construction partners and stakeholders

Work outdoors for extended time, exposed to heat, cold, dust and noise

Safely drive a full-size pickup truck on- and off the road

Selective Preference(s):

Masters degree in civil engineering public or business administration or other field closely related to ADOT highway construction contract administration.

Pre-Employment Requirements:

B.S. degree in Civil Engineering or other field closely related to highway construction.

Professional Engineer (P.E.) License for the state of Arizona or proof of eligibility for reciprocity at time of appointment. Two years of experience equivalent to a DT Transportation
Engineer 1.

ATSAA certification as traffic control supervisor or ability to obtain within 12 months.

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.


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

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.


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.