APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -
PAY GRADE: 35
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.
Staff Associate Engineers perform professional engineering assignments not requiring licensure by the State Board of Professional Engineers & Land Surveyors.
Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform work independently with little or no additional training.
This position is located within the Materials Division in Carson City. Incumbent assists in the exploration, development, and certification of material sites for statewide highway construction and maintenance projects. Duties include reading and creating geological literature and maps; conducting seismic surveys; collecting and logging drilled rock core and auger drilling and monitoring others doing sample work using excavators and drill rigs; researching geology and land status; contracting land owners and land managers as needed; collecting field data and field notes and compiling reports. Information products produced include various maps, data reports, field logs and field notes, and calculations of quantities and distribution of test data. Maps, reports, and calculations are used by NDOT internally and distributed to outside government and private end users. Travel for this position can be up to 50% of the time on an irregular schedule. Travel can occur throughout the state for up to an entire work week in all seasons and weather conditions and is required to accomplish the job duties. 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.
In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)
Certification by the Nevada State Board of Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors as an Engineer Intern; OR Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in civil engineering or a closely related engineering field; OR two years of journey level technical experience equivalent to an Engineering Technician III in Nevada State service; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Employees in this class who are not registered professional engineers may not represent themselves as such to other persons or entities.
Requires a valid driver's license or evidence of equivalent mobility at the time of appointment and for continuing employment.
Additional Position Criteria
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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) Please describe your experience using ArcGIS software and where it was gained. *This will not be used to determine eligibility*
2) Please describe your experience using Windows Office and where it was gained. *This will not be used to determine eligibility.*
3) Please describe your experience with geological materials, maps, and literature. *This will not be used to determine eligibility*
4) This position requires traveling and working throughout the State of Nevada up to 50% of the time. Can you meet this requirement?
5) This position requires working outdoors to perform fieldwork in all types of weather conditions. Can you meet this requirement?