Under general supervision, this technical specialist performs a variety of journey level engineering duties in highway construction. Reviews accuracy and completeness of project work and information. Recommends approval or disapproval of project work. Directs activities of ADOT and consultant highway construction technicians. Approves and disapproves inspector work and diaries. Writes cost estimates and supplemental agreements.
Inspects and examines highway construction projects, diaries, computations, materials test results and other documentation. Ensures that project measurements and payments are In accordance with project plans, special provisions and supplemental agreements. Calculates land area, materials quantities and other quantitative measurements.
Confers with agency officials, staff members and representatives of other agencies to acquire information needed for immediate determinations and decisions.
Reviews project for design clarify, accuracy, and constructability; reviews specifications and special provisions; prepares detailed cost estimates, reviews construction schedule, and determines whether all supporting information has been obtained.
Complies Information for work unit and writes periodic reports on assigned activities.
Writes detailed reports (Change Orders) based on research, investigation, or inquiry using prescribed format or established forms.
Calculates land areas, earth forms, circular curves, material quantities and other qualitative measurements using geometric and trigonometric computations.
Attends work unit staff meeting; gives and receive information; participates in problems solving and decision making.
Principles and practices of civil engineering, as applied to highway construction Inspection
Computational and adjustment factors to be applied In the review and analysis of engineering data and land description data related to highway construction inspection
Federal and State statues
Agency standards, policies and procedures applicable highway construction inspection
Computer program applicable to highway construction inspection
Principles of supervision and project management and related rules policies and procedures
Analyzing and evaluating a wide variety of engineering data
Researching, reading, and interpreting a variety of technical engineering document such as survey data, highway plans, blueprints, specifications, materials testing data and computer generated data
Oral and written communications
Change order and technical writing
Organizing and prioritizing work assignments
Use computational and adjustment factors
Use mathematical computations
Communicate written and orally
Safely drive a full-size pickup truck on and off-road
Work outdoors for extended time, exposed to heat, cold, dust and noise
Maintain professional, productive interpersonal relations with all highway construction partners and stakeholders
5 to 10 years minimal level of work experience is required. GED or high school diploma. 4 Year College Degree-Bachelor of Science is preferred.
Preferred Certifications: ACI and ATTI.
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.