STAFF 1, ASSOCIATE ENGINEER
- NDOT ROTATIONAL ENGINEER PROGRAM
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 recruitment may be used to fill multiple positions within the Nevada Department of Transportation's Rotational Engineer Program. Rotational Engineers work in various divisions throughout the department and receive experience in a variety of civil engineering disciplines while gaining a perspective of department operations. The experience gained will provide the individual with the necessary skills and experience to seek a variety of career opportunities within the department and prepare themselves for future leadership roles including supervisory and managerial. Incumbents will progress through two phases of the program over 24 months. The first phase takes incumbents through a 19-month core training rotation through 14 major divisions within the agency: Structural Design, Roadway Design, Materials, Hydraulics, Maintenance and Asset Management, Traffic Operations, Traffic Safety, Construction, Project Management, Environmental Services, Stormwater, Right-of-Way, Planning and Location. Phase two allows incumbents the opportunity to gain more in-depth exposure to a specific division or district based on the incumbent?s career interests. Incumbent will be required to hold and maintain a valid driver's license. Incumbent is required to have Civil engineering or closely related engineering filed work experience gained in a college level internship, Engineer In Training (EIT) program, or college research position. This position will be located at the Nevada Department of Transportation's headquarters in Carson City, but incumbent will be required to travel up to 25% of time on the job, statewide outside of Carson City on a limited basis. Incumbent may work a variable work schedule that may be outside the typical Monday to Friday, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM schedule.
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.
Pursuant to NRS 284.4066, this position has been identified as affecting public safety. Persons offered employment in this position must submit to a pre-employment screening for controlled substances.
Requires a valid driver's license or evidence of equivalent mobility at the time of appointment and for continuing employment.
Additional Position Criteria
Civil engineering work experience gained in a college level internship, Engineer In Training (EIT) program, or college research position is required. Failure to indicate experience will result in the denial of your application.
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) Incumbent will be required to travel up to 25% of time on the job, statewide outside of Carson City on a limited basis. Can you meet this requirement?
2) Incumbent may work a variable work schedule that may be outside the typical Monday to Friday, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM schedule. Can you meet this requirement?
3) How did you hear about this position with NDOT?