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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -  $71,806.32 to  $108,471.60  PAY GRADE: 44
For more information on benefit and retirement programs, please see the sections below.
In order to receive consideration, applicants must indicate their availability for any work type, travel, and location requirements listed.
Work Type: Permanent, full time vacancies as they may occur in this geographical location.
Department: Transportation
Division: Engineering
Location: Las Vegas, Boulder City, Indian Springs, Jean, Henderson
Job Class Code: 06.101
Announcement Number: 32720
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 10/30/2017
Close Date: 04/13/2018
   Phone: **None**
   Email: rburdick@dot.nv.gov
Applications accepted for another Expired
The Position
Under administrative direction, Highway Project Managers perform professional engineering work in coordinating, planning, directing, and managing activities as a highway project engineer for the Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT). Work is distinguished from lower level highway construction project managers by the level of complexity of the projects assigned. Examples of projects managed at this level include the U.S. 395 Carson City Bypass, the U.S. 93 Hoover Dam Bypass, and the U.S. 93 Boulder City Bypass projects. This includes responsibility for the scope, budget, and timely completion of multi-year projects.
This position is located in Las Vegas within the Project Management Division. Under administrative direction, incumbent manages and delivers major, complex, and regionally significant highway projects using traditional (Design-Bid-Build) and innovative (Design-Build, Design-Build-Finance, Construction Manager at Risk) project delivery methods; performs professional engineering work in coordinating, planning, directing, and managing activities as a Highway Project Manager for the Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT). This includes responsibility for the scope, budget, quality, and timely completion of multi-year transportation projects; oversees activities between consultants and contractors; coordinates activities between various functional divisions within NDOT, other State and federal agencies, and local transportation officials; resolves extensive planning, environmental, right-of-way, design, construction, and maintenance issues associated with the highway projects as well as intensive coordination and communication with federal officials to ensure appropriate use of federal funds. Women and under-represented groups are encouraged to apply. Nevada Department of Transportation is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its employees and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion or belief, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, genetic information (GINA), or gender identity and expression.

To Qualify:
In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)
    Current licensure as a Registered Professional Engineer and demonstrated supervisory or responsible project charge experience in designing, constructing or coordinating major highway or transportation projects.
Special Notes
    Any person registered as a Professional Engineer in another state must become registered as a Professional Engineer in Nevada within six months following the date of appointment and as a continuing condition of employment.
Additional Position Experience
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The Examination
Application Evaluation Exam
The exam will consist of an application evaluation. It is essential that applications include detailed information with time frames regarding education and experience. The most qualified applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for interview. The hiring agency may require specific skills related testing as part of the interviewing process.
The following additional questions are part of this Recruitment
1) How does your experience qualify you for this position? ***This will not be used to determine eligibility***
2) What is your experience managing projects, which includes estimating costs, scope, size of project team, as well as any notable complexities of the projects? ***This will not be used to determine eligibility***
3) Describe a time when you were required to give a presentation with little advanced notice. Were you prepared to answer questions from the audience? Overall, how did the presentation turn out? ***This will not be used to determine eligibility***
For more information about state employment, visit the following:
Division of Human Resource Management: http://hr.nv.gov
Public Employees Retirement System: http://www.nvpers.org
Public Employees Benefits Program: http://pebp.state.nv.us
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Division of Human Resource Management
Northern Nevada
209 East Musser Street,
Room 101
Carson City, Nevada 89701-4204

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Division of Human Resource Management
Southern Nevada
555 East Washington Avenue,
Suite 1400
Las Vegas, Nevada 89101-1046

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