APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -
PAY GRADE: 43
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.
Professional Engineer Managers plan, coordinate and oversee projects, programs and consultant contracts/agreements and perform licensed professional engineering functions.
Incumbents function as managers who train, supervise and evaluate the performance of subordinate supervisors; develop policies and procedures; and allocate staff and resources to accomplish goals and objectives.
This position is located in Carson City within the Structures Division. The incumbent manages the Department's bridge and tunnel inspection program; plans and schedules statewide bridge and tunnel inspections; assists in developing policies, procedures, and programs concerning bridge and tunnel inspection activities to comply with federal and state regulations and departmental goals and objectives; administer the bridge and tunnel inspection service provider agreement for the division which includes preparing requests for proposal, evaluating proposals and selecting service providers, and negotiating and preparing service provider agreements; and reviewing and approving invoices. The incumbent will also perform quality control activities to ensure the completeness of inspection report data to determine if coding policies need revisions; evaluate data entry and improve program quality; respond to reports of structural damage and/or damage-prone structures; examine the damaged structural elements; monitor structures during critical events to evaluate damage; and assist with determination or repair strategies to preserve public safety. Duties also include developing and implementing training classes for bridge and tunnel inspection; developing training and coding guides for uniformity in data coding; providing reference materials for inspectors; and assisting in developing and updating the department's Structures manual.
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 based on race, color, national origin, religion or belief, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, genetic information (GINA), or gender identity and expression.
In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)
Current licensure as a Professional Engineer (P.E.) and two years of experience performing professional engineering work in a supervisory or responsible project charge capacity; OR one year of experience as a Supervisor, Professional Engineer in Nevada State service; OR licensure and two years of experience as a Staff II or Supervisor II, Associate Engineer in Nevada State service; OR licensure and an equivalent combination of education and experience.
A person that is a licensed Professional Engineer in another state must become licensed as a Professional Engineer in Nevada within six months of appointment as a condition of continuing employment.
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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) What is your experience with bridge inspections? Include both complexity (steel, concrete, etc.) and total number (volume).
2) Describe your knowledge of federal laws pertaining to bridge and tunnel inspection programs, the national bridge and tunnel inventory and the Federal Highway Administration's policies regarding bridge and tunnel inspection program.
3) Describe your experience using personal computer in: a) Word processing software; b) Spreadsheet software; c) Database software; d) Geographic Information System software; e) Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT'S) State Bridge & Tunnel Inventory System (SBTIS) software.