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TRANSPORTATION CONSTRUCTION TECHNICIAN 2

  • 500449
  • SAFFORD
  • DEPT OF TRANSPORTATION
  • Full-time
  • Closing at: Sep 26 2021 at 23:55 MST

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TRANSPORTATION CONSTRUCTION TECHNICIAN 2

DEPT OF TRANSPORTATION

Job Location:

Address: 2062 E. Lone Star Road, Safford, AZ 85546 

Posting Details:

Salary: $37,900 - $47,900

Anticipated Salary: $42,900.00 

Grade: 18

Closing Date: 09/26/2021

Job Summary:

The purpose of this position is to perform a variety of highly skilled technical work in survey, inspection of highway construction projects, field testing quality control tests on materials, verifying quantities, documentation of daily construction activities, contracts, employee interviews, and construction checklist. Complete administrative documentation and complex engineering reports, and training other ADOT personnel on assigned construction project. No designated area of assignment, position can be subject to irregular work hours. Overtime may be required including working nights, weekends and holidays. Occasional overnight travel may be necessary.

Job Duties:
  • Inspects highway construction on an ongoing basis to assure compliance with contract and with State and Federal standards, inspections and examinations are made of materials, surface conditions, proper tracking, structural features, and other relevant factors

  • Inspects and examines engineering project records, field notes, computations, and other documentation to assure that methods of measurement and bases for payment are in accordance with projected trends, specifications, special projects, and other extra work orders

  • Confers with construction engineers and contractors regarding construction in progress and its conformance to specifications and construction plans, answers questions, and resolves problems.

  • Performs field materials tests on soils, aggregate bases, asphalts, and concretes for quality assurance.

  • Consults manual, rulebook codes, or regulations in order to find exact required course of action, determination or authorization

  • Inspects sites on proposed highway facilities in order to review all factors relating to proposals and to confirm or verify data as presented

  • Logs or records all work flowing into the work unit, processed, or flowing out, in order to have accurate history of work or work performed

  • Attends training, safety meetings and performs other duties as required
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities (KSAs):

Knowledge in:

  • Knowledge of principles and practices of civil engineering related to the construction state highway road systems.
  • Knowledge of construction inspection methods, procedures, and techniques.
  • Knowledge of construction materials testing procedures.
  • Knowledge of standards, policies, and procedures applicable to the area of assignment.
  • Knowledge of Manual of Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD) traffic control for work zones.
  • Knowledge of computer programs applicable to the functional work unit.

Skill in:

  • Skills in work scheduling and management.
  • Skills in analysis and preparation of materials field testing data.
  • Skills in written and verbal communication.
  • Skills in operation of equipment for completion of assigned duties.
  • Skills in effective verbal and written communications

Ability in:

  • Ability to operate and maintain a variety of construction quality control equipment.
  • Ability to read and interpret a variety of construction documents, including highway maps and plans.
  • Ability to plan, coordinate, analyze, and perform multiple tasks and inspections.
  • Ability to establish and maintain work relationships
Selective Preference(s):
  • High School diploma or GED 
  • Four years experience in inspecting minor highway construction projects or hot mix and concrete plants or performing administrative or advanced engineering and construction records maintenance or related duties; or 90 semester hours applicable toward a Bachelors degree in Engineering Technology; or closely related profession may be substituted for the required experience.
  • Arizona Technical Testing Institute (ATTI) and American Concrete Institute (ACI) Certifications are preferred
Pre-Employment Requirements:

The Position will be required to drive a state vehicle.
A medical/physical evaluation is required prior to appointment

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.

Arizona State Government is an AA/EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer.