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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERING SPECIALIST, P.E. - MATERIALS
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -  $65,751.12 to  $98,887.68  PAY GRADE: 42
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.
JOB INFORMATION
Work Type: Permanent, full time vacancies as they may occur in this geographical location.
Department: Transportation
Division: Operations
Location: Carson, Minden, Gardnerville, Genoa
Job Class Code: 06.231
RECRUITMENT INFORMATION
Announcement Number: 32886
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 11/21/2017
Close Date: 12/19/2017
Recruiter:
   ELIZABETH WELLMAN
   Phone: (775)888-7066
   Email: ewellman@dot.nv.gov
Applications accepted for another 3 Days 12 Hrs 10 Mins
The Position
Professional Engineering Specialists are experienced Professional Engineers (P.E.) who have detailed and in-depth knowledge and expertise that enables them to develop solutions to complex atypical design and/or construction challenges; advise management, engineering professionals and technical staff division/departmentwide on contract interpretation, conceptual design alternatives analyses, code interpretation, and specialized research and analysis related to best methods, materials and practices. The preponderance of duties and responsibilities of positions in this class is providing technical expertise for project development, specialized systems and/or functions and advanced research, analysis and problem solving in specialized areas of highway maintenance and construction. Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform advanced-level work and may provide work direction and training to others.
This position is located in Carson City within the Materials Division. This position is responsible for preparing multiple reports throughout the year including Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT) Pavement Preservation Report and the pavement preservation portion of the biannual report on performance measures to the Nevada State Legislature. The incumbent is also responsible for developing policies regarding appropriate rehabilitation and maintenance treatment alternatives and schedules (performance curves) based on modeling techniques that consider cost, use, and location of pavements to justify expenditures; improving construction and maintenance practices by analyzing the Pavement Management System (PMS) database; identifying viable PMS research needs; acting as PMS authority for NDOT and participating in Legislative Council Bureau (LCB) audits, National and State meetings, and workshops; participating in National PMS/Pavement Preservation Committees and the NDOT outreach team activities related to PMS; performing advanced analysis requiring in-depth understanding of theoretical concepts and engineering process; and working with Roadbed Design Section and Traffic Section to implement the mandated Mechanistic Empirical Pavement Design Guide (MEPDG). 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.

To Qualify:
In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)
    Master's degree from an accredited college or university in a civil engineering field such as geotechnical, structural, transportation or construction engineering, and licensure as a Professional Engineer which included practical experience relevant to the assignment; OR Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in civil engineering, completion of 12 units of graduate level coursework relevant to the assignment, licensure as a Professional Engineer, and one year of professional post-licensure civil engineering experience.
Special Notes
    Any 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 employment.
    Positions may require specialize education and experience which will be identified at the time of recruitment.
Additional Position Experience
    Tell us how you heard about this job!
    This position requires experience directly related to Pavement Management and Pavement Performance Modeling.
    This position requires experience working with Pavement Management Systems, Pavement Distress Data Collection and Processing, Pavement Performance Analysis and Modeling to correlate distress data to type and timelines of rehabilitation strategies.
    Experience required in evaluation and adjustment of PMS points to reflect the most suitable rehabilitation recommendations (Do nothing, maintenance, overlay and reconstruction).
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.
INFORMATIONAL LINKS
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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Email
Direct Inquiries or Correspondence to:
Division of Human Resource Management
Northern Nevada
209 East Musser Street,
Room 101
Carson City, Nevada 89701-4204

TDD for the Hearing Impaired (800) 326-6868
Division of Human Resource Management
Southern Nevada
555 East Washington Avenue,
Suite 1400
Las Vegas, Nevada 89101-1046

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