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  • 502035
  • Full-time
  • Closing at: Oct 22 2021 at 23:55 MST


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Job Location:

Address:  2590 S Santa Cruz Ln,Tucson , AZ 85713

Posting Details:

Salary: $49,000-$61,000 

Grade: 20

Anticipated Salary:$56,650

Job Summary:

                                                                                                        This Position is Open Only to Current ADOT Employees

Serves as a lead technician, under the direction of a Resident Engineer or designated representative, coordinates activities on highway construction projects, including quality control, inspection, project lab and project office. Inspects and documents the most complex contract items, such as structures and concrete or asphalt pavement; performs related duties as necessary due to staffing requirements. Oversees the activity of project lab coordination, and the work activities of a construction project office. May function as the primary contact for contractors, consultants, and ADOT employees on a minor project or segment of a major project. May resolve issues of conflict with contractors, initiate change orders, or force accounts. Schedules and reviews completed work of other employees and provides training. Position requires to drive a State Vehicle. Position can be subject to irregular work hours, along with daily and occasional overnight travel.

Job Duties:

Develop work schedules and assign and direct employees to meet overall expectation related to assignments

Review technical problems and develop procedures and recommendations for resolution of issues related to assignments

Review, and verify and approve calculations, test results and documentation for assignments

Perform inspections, documentation and testing as required for construction projects

Consult with contractors, local agencies and citizens to develop alternative solutions to resolve issues/ conflicts at the lowest level in the field, and prepare recommendations for project management

Review construction plans, specifications and documentation to ensure compliance with federal, state, and local requirements. Review and verify contractor pay quantities before downloading into CPE program

Prepare project related documentation to ensure conformance with all applicable laws, rules regulations and standards. Review and/or prepare contract documents related to force accounts, change orders, supplemental agreements and financial documentation for completed projects

Provide training, coaching and guidance to employees as directed. Attend meetings and represent the Unit as directed

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities (KSAs):

Knowledge of:

Principles and practices of civil engineering related to the construction of state highway road systems

Construction inspection methods, procedures, and techniques.

Construction materials testing procedures

Skills in:

Work scheduling and management

Analysis and preparation of data

Written and verbal communication

Operation of equipment for completion of assigned duties

Ability to:

Be adaptable to changing conditions

Apply rules and regulation fairly and consistently

Provide focus and direction

Self management

Remain calm and professional in stressful/crisis situation

Inspire cooperation and confidence

Create a trust environment

Give and receive constructive criticism

Selective Preference(s):

A Bachelor's degree in Engineering Technology or closely related profession may be substituted for the required experience.

ACI/ATTI Certification, 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.

Pre-Employment Requirements:

This position will require a physical

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

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.

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