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Infrastructure Delivery and Operations Division (IDO)
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ASSISTANT STATE ENGINEER
205 S 17th Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85007
The Assistant State Engineer as the Chief Administrative and Executive Officer of the Construction-Materials Group will be responsible for planning, organizing and leading the activities of the Construction-Materials Group to produce quality, cost effective and serviceable statewide construction projects. This position leads the development and construction of projects using alternative project delivery methods. Other duties include;
Provide leadership, oversight, and guidance to Construction-Materials Group supervisors and personnel to enhance quality in services provided utilizing Alternative Project Delivery methods particularly those using design-build and construction manager at risk (CMAR) processes
Negotiates and making recommendations to the State Engineer regarding Guaranteed Maximum Price (GMP) acceptance for multi-million dollar construction contracts utilizing the CMAR process
Resolves contractual disputes through escalation with contractors. Assists in the resolution and analysis of contractor claims. Promotes cooperation, prompt response, and speedy resolutions
Assures compliance with Federal Regulations, Arizona Revised Statutes and ADOT policies and procedures applicable to construction and materials testing within the State by directing development of the Materials Testing Manual, Construction Manual, Quality Systems Manual, and other guidance documents for construction and materials testing
Approves payments for construction projects administered by the Infrastructure Delivery and Operations (IDO) Division
Approves subcontract agreements issued by prime contractors, final materials certification, and force account and contract modifications on activities exempt from the Procurement Code
Represents ADOT at meetings with local governments and industry
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
Construction Contract Administration
Highway Construction Techniques
Highway Construction Materials / Testing
Effective Administration Methods, Procedures, Techniques
Federal and State Statutes and ADOT Standards, Policies, and Procedures
The Theory and Application of Management Systems with Specific Application to the Construction Management System
Fiscal System and Construction Cost Management
Analytical Skills to Analyze Technical Problems
Analyzing Construction Cost Estimates, Schedules, and Claims
Leading and Managing People Both Directly and Indirectly.
Verbal and Written Communication Skills.
Analytical and Interpretative Skills to Formulate and Identify Effective Solutions to Problems
Organizational Skills to Manage Time Effectively and Perform Under Pressure
Negotiation and Conflict Resolution Skills.
Interpersonal Skill to Establish Trust and Positive Perceptions At All Levels Both Internal and External
Work With All Levels of Employees From Technicians Through Registered Engineers and Upper Level Management
Manage and Prioritize Multiple Competing Tasks
Make Presentations to Large and Small Groups, Both for Highly Technical Audiences as well as Lay audiences
Minimum five years of engineering experience plus a minimum of three years of supervisory and management experience. Preferred experience in highway construction and/or materials.
Experience in performing research and preparing reports in the area of materials science, project delivery methods, asset management systems and general management. Training-ongoing construction seminar, classes, workshops, plus on the job training, preferably with highway agency performing road design construction and maintenance
REQUIREMENTS FOR POSITION
The State of Arizona provides an excellent comprehensive benefits package including:
Affordable medical, dental, life, and short-term disability insurance plans
Top-ranked retirement and long-term disability plans
Accrued vacation at 4.00 hours bi-weekly for the first 3 years
Sick days at 3.70 hours bi-weekly
10 paid holidays per year
Deferred compensation plan
Please visit http://www.azdot.gov/Inside_ADOT/HR/Employment.asp to learn more about benefits given to ADOT employees.
This position requires possession of a valid Arizona Class D Driver License. Candidates for this position must complete page 5 of the State of Arizona Application for Employment at the time of interview, which will allow ADOT to obtain the candidate's motor vehicle record (MVR). The most recent 39-month period shown on the MVR will be reviewed in accordance with A.A.C. R2-10-207.12 (H) and (I). The review must show an acceptable driving record prior to any offer of employment being made by ADOT. Employment is contingent upon an acceptable MVR.
All newly hired employees will be subject to the E-Verify Employment Eligibility Verification Program.
ADOT supports a diverse multi-cultural workforce that reflects the community, promotes equal opportunity at all levels of the Agency, and creates an inclusive work environment that enables all individuals to perform to their fullest potential free from discrimination.
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