Serves as a lead technician, under the general supervision of a Resident Engineer, Project Supervisor or Lab Supervisor, performing highly technical activities on highway construction projects, including highway, electrical and landscape construction inspection, area lab materials quality control, field office materials coordination and construction administration. Inspects, tests and documents complex construction items, such as highways, FMS, lighting, landscaping and irrigation, material testing and construction administration. Primary contract for contractors, consultants and ADOT employees on minor projects or segments of a major project. Resolves issues of conflict with contractors. May initiate change orders or
force accounts. Reviews completed work of other employees and provides training.
Review construction plans, specifications and documentation to ensure compliance with federal, state and local requirements. Review technical problems, develop procedures and recommendations for resolution of issues. Review, verify and approve calculations, test results and documentation. Review and verify contractor pay quantities before downloading into CPE program.
Review and/or prepare contract documents related to force accounts, change orders, supplemental agreements and financial documentation. Prepare inspection, documentation and testing for construction documentation projects.
Prepare project related documentation to ensure conformance with all applicable laws, rules, regulations and standards.
Provide training, coaching and guidance to employees.
Consult with contractor, local agencies and citizens to develop solutions to resolve issues at the lowest level in the field. prepare recommendations for project management.
Principles and practices of civil engineering related to the construction of state highway system roadways
Construction inspection methods, procedures and techniques
Construction materials testing procedures. Project-related contract, plans, specification and documentation
Verification and review procedures and practices
Federal, State and agency standards, policies and practices
Approved record-keeping and documentation procedures
Materials and equipment used for highway construction and materials testing purposes
Consult with contractor, local agencies and citizens to develop solutions to resolve issues at the lowest level in the field
Prepare recommendations for project management
Safely drive a full-size pickup truck on- and off-road
Work outdoors for extended time, exposed to heat, cold, dust and noise, near high-speed traffic
Ensure the safe completion of all work
Complete assignments to acceptable standards in a timely manner
Ensure that materials, equipment and procedures used comply with agency standards
Two years of journey-level experience as a senior-level technician.
A bachelor's degree in engineering or closely related curriculum may substitute for the required experience.
Any combination of training and experience that meets the knowledge, skills and abilities may be substituted
Employment is contingent upon passing a physical examination. Valid Arizona Driver's License.
ACI & ATTI certifications
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
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.