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Infrastructure Delivery and Operations Division (IDO)
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Chief Drainage Engineer
(Transportation Engineer Manager)
205 S. 17th Ave. Rm 127 Phoenix, AZ 85007
The Transportation Engineer Manager, under the general direction of the Roadway Group Manager, manages, supervises and directs the work activities of the Drainage Design Section. Oversees reviews and approves staff and consultant roadway and bridge drainage designs. Additional responsibilities include: advises and assists management, consult design and district staff on difficult, complex and technically demanding drainage engineering issues; coordinates the design and delivery of roadway and bridge drainage designs with other Technical Groups and Consultants; responds to technically oriented requests from the FHWA, or other public agencies and private organizations; oversees development of standard details for highway and bridge drainage facilities and compiles and disseminates information; develops and
updates drainage policies, procedures and standards; manages ADOT's Bridge Scour Retrofit Program (including reporting).
Other duties include:
Manages administrative activities and supervision of the Section including purchasing, budget, maintenance, MAPs, ETE's, leave applications, hiring, promotion, training, dismissal, and disciplinary actions
Administers in-house design program which includes production of design plans and reports, special provisions and estimates addressing issues and needs requiring special technical expertise
Represents Section, Group and ADOT at various meetings and committees with other Sections, Groups, outside agencies, consultants, contractors and general public
Maintains continuous communication and coordination within and with other Sections, staff and outside agencies (including FHWA, FEMA, EPA, Counties, and others) through personal contact, reports, correspondence and meetings to ensure timely and well-coordinated design and delivery projects
Manages the Bridge Scour Retrofit Program. Oversee the evaluation of existing bridges for scour and waterway changes in support of the Bridge Group and the requirements of the National Bridge Inspection Standards (NBIS)
Oversees the prioritization of bridge scour projects amongst scour vulnerable bridges
Ensures the quality of the federally mandated plans of action for all scour vulnerable bridges
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
Demonstrated knowledge of the principles and practices of Civil Engineering & Drainage Engineering as applied to the development, design, construction and maintenance of State Highway System, including roadway and bridge drainage structures
Federal and State drainage design policies, procedures, and guidelines as applicable to drainage design and investigation/analysis, including floodplain and floodway management and permitting.
Knowledge and experience in evaluating existing bridges for scour and requirements of the National Bridge Inspection Standards (NBIS)
Thorough knowledge of techniques and tools in data collecting, modeling, project management, and reporting Including technologies in area of computer application, stream modeling, bridge hydrology/hydraulics, etc.
Developing and delivering design documentation (including reporting) for the construction of roadway and bridge drainage features.
Managing, planning and organizing work and resources, negotiating and achieving consensus within a team environment
Leadership and employee relationships, listening and problem solving
Researching and interpreting a wide variety of highly technical data and analyzing and designing drainage structures for major highway and bridge projects
Implementing, supporting and promoting ADOT procedures and policies
Personnel management, mentoring, training, supervising and developing designers and engineers
Demonstrated skill in oral and written communication
Principles of public participation
Develop, organize and maintain an efficient and effective Section.
Manage a number of tasks or assignments simultaneously
Effectively communicate in written and verbal form
Conduct meetings and make presentations to a variety of audiences
Demonstrated ability to lead
A minimum of a B.S. degree in Civil Engineering
A minimum 5 years of experience evaluating and designing roadway and bridge drainage features, including scour retrofit projects
A minimum of 5 years of progressive management and supervisory responsibilities
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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