STAFF 2, ASSOCIATE ENGINEER
- LAS VEGAS ADMINISTRATION - UNDERFILL FOR A PROFESSIONAL ENGINEER
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -
PAY GRADE: 37
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 advanced-level work and may provide work direction and training to others. This position is located within the District Administration reporting to the District Traffic Engineer, Las Vegas. Incumbent is responsible for investigating and analyzing traffic flows; placement of traffic control devices including signs, traffic signals and pavement markings; and analyzing existing roadway conditions and traffic patterns to determine if modifications are required and initiate needed modifications and changes to improve the safety of the roadway.
The incumbent will make recommendations on overall concepts and phasing for traffic control, review traffic control plans to ensure proper design and approve for use on State roadways; review encroachment permits within area of expertise as part of the district's approval process; review plans and traffic studies to ensure safety and appropriateness of proposed design to mitigate impact on State roadways; make required design changes as necessary; recommend approval or denial; review temporary encroachment permits and recommend approval or require design changes for work in the State right-of-way, traffic impact studies, to ensure designs meet department standards; and approve or require design changes in order to prevent impact to State roadways. .**THIS POSITION MAY BE USED TO UNDERFILL A PROFESSIONAL ENGINEER. INCUMBENT MAY PROGRESS TO THE NEXT LEVEL UPON MEETING THE MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS, SATISFACTORY PERFORMANCE, AND WITH THE APPROVAL OF THE APPOINTING AUTHORITY.** Women and under-represented groups are encouraged to apply. The State of Nevada 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, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, domestic partnership, genetic information (GINA), or compensation and/or wages.
In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)
Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in civil engineering or closely related engineering field and two years of professional engineering experience; OR Certification by the Nevada State Board of Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors as an Engineer Intern, and two years of professional engineering experience in civil engineering or closely related engineering field; OR two years of experience as a Staff I, Associate Engineer or Supervisor I, Associate Engineer 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.
A valid drivers license is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.
Additional Position Criteria
An ABET accredited bachelor's degree in engineering (or equivalent as defined by the Nevada Board of Professional Engineers) or Engineer-in-Training certification is required.
Application and approval to take the State's professional engineering exam is required within one year of appointment.
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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.