ATTENTION! ALL APPLICANTS!
The Department of Transportation and Public Facilities (DOT&PF) Central Design and Engineering Services is looking for a Engineer/Architect 1 to help us Keep Alaska Moving!
Our organization, mission, and culture:
The DOT&PF mission is to "Keep Alaska Moving through Service and Infrastructure". Your role in this position is directly tied to the most critical aspects of the mission. As a Consultant Coordinator, you will be responsible for assisting the Project Manager in managing and coordinating the planning, design, and ultimate success of transportation improvement projects. You will collaborate with multiple functional groups within the Department, coordinate with staff from multiple areas of expertise, and assist with public and agency meetings to successfully construct capital improvement projects in Central Region, thereby delivering the Department's mission.
DOT&PF is mission-focused with an organizational atmosphere that promotes excellence, integrity, teamwork, and public service.
The working environment you can expect:
This position resides in the DOT&PF Central Region Headquarters building in Anchorage, located at 4111 Aviation Ave. This building is located on the shores of Lake Hood, and is across from the Ted Stevens International Airport.
This office building is generally comprised of cubicle office space and organized by departmental sections and teams, including Aviation Design in which this position is to be filled. Office hours have some flexibility, and travel to project sites may be necessary for short durations.
The benefits of joining our team:
The Central Region Aviation Design Group offers employees unique opportunities to collaborate with highly skilled professionals, and allows for training opportunities to further your growth and development as an engineer. In this position you will have the opportunity to directly improve the safety and quality of life of the traveling public in Alaska.
We provide a standard 37.5-hour work week and allow flexible work schedules in order to promote a positive work and personal life balance. We offer a generous leave package that increases with service time. In addition, we offer paid state holidays - a total of 11 throughout the year.
What you will be doing:
In this Consultant Coordinator position with the Aviation Design Group, you will assist the Project Manager in developing federally funded airport improvement projects from initial conception to advertising for construction bids. These projects range in complexity from small, gravel surfaced runways to larger, paved hub airports throughout Alaska. Your responsibilities will include developing the scope of airfield improvement projects, estimating and tracking project budgets and schedules, procuring contracts for professional services, and coordinating technical issues with other groups within the Department (e.g. utilities, right-of-way, environmental documents and permits, surveying, airfield pavement designs). You will coordinate with design consultants in their development of plans, specifications, and cost estimates; and review their work products for quality, accuracy, completeness, and conformity with Department standards.
Who we are looking for:
Any combination of education and/or experience that provides the applicant with the core competencies of:
Desired skills that contribute to success in this position:
Self-Management: Sets well-defined and realistic personal goals; displays a high level of initiative, effort, and commitment toward completing assignments in a timely manner; work with minimal supervision; is motivated to achieve; demonstrates responsible behavior.
Problem Solving: Identifies problems; determines accuracy and relevance of information; uses sound judgment to generate and evaluate alternatives, and to make recommendations.
Technical Competence: Uses knowledge that is acquired through formal training or extensive on-the-job experience to perform one's job; works with, understands, and evaluates technical information related to the job; advises others on technical issues.
Registration as a Professional Engineer (PE) or Architect.
Note: Positions in this class require professional registration as either an Engineer or an Architect. The employer will designate which professional field is required for each position.
Persons not registered in the State of Alaska must be registered in a state recognized by the State Board of Registration for Architects, Engineers and Land Surveyors eligible for comity in accordance with AS 08.48.191(b). Persons employed under this provision must become registered in Alaska within one year of hire and sign an agreement to this effect as a condition of employment.
Additional Required Information
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The State's online recruitment system, Workplace Alaska, requires applicants to certify that they have a legal right to accept employment in the United States. It is the responsibility of the employee to maintain the appropriate documentation to accept or continue legal employment. The State of Alaska does not function in the role as an employer sponsor.
Applicants are required to include a cover letter, not exceeding 2 pages, with their application for this position. In your cover letter, provide a response to:
How you meet the minimum qualifications;
Support the three core competencies outlined in the job posting;
Your educational background, if applicable, and describe your work experience as it relates to this position.
This Cover Letter will be evaluated as a writing sample.
In addition, please attach the following documents to your WorkPlace Alaska Application:
Proof of P.E. licensing requirement, if licensed outside of Alaska.
A professional resume.
Provide in your application three professional references with current contact information.
Applications and resumes will be reviewed to determine if the minimum qualifications are clearly met. If they are not, the applicant may not advance to the interview and selection phase of the recruitment.
If post-secondary education is required or is used as a substitution to meet the minimum qualifications, it is required to complete the Education section of your Profile. If you have not obtained a degree, please indicate the number of credit hours earned in the Units Completed field. Copies of transcripts will be required at time of interview but may also be attached to the application.
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Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the above requirements, if applicable. If utilizing this education you must show that the education credentials have been submitted to a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign educational credentials and that such education has been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education programs; or an accredited U.S. state university reports the other institution as one whose transcript is given full value, or full value is given in subject areas applicable to the curricula at the state university. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying.
This recruitment may be used for more than one (1) vacancy. The applicant pool acquired during this recruitment may be used for future vacancies for up to ninety days after this recruitment closes. Interested applicants are encouraged to apply to each recruitment notice to ensure consideration for all vacancies.
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