Minimum Qualifications Benefits Supplemental Questions
LOCATION OF (4) POSITIONS TO BE FILLED: TENNESSEE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, BUREAU OF ENGINEERING, DESIGN DIVISION, DAVIDSON COUNTY
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This classification of TDOT Graduate Transportation Associate currently has an In-Range salary of $4,240 monthly or $4,452 monthly if the incumbent possesses a P.E. license or Master's Degree at the time of hire.
Education and Experience: Education equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor's degree in civil engineering.
Substitution of Professional Registration for Education: Registration as a professional engineer with the State of Tennessee in either the civil engineering or structural engineering discipline may substitute for the required bachelor's degree.
Necessary Special Qualifications:
A valid motor vehicle operator license may be required.
Examination Method: Non-Competitive selection for Preferred Service positions.
Under general supervision is responsible for performing non-routine professional civil engineering of average difficulty and learns to perform non-routine professional civil engineering of considerable difficulty related to design of roadway, design of structures, construction of a roadway, runway, highway and/or bridge, and performs related work as required
Distinguishing Features: This is the entry level class into the civil engineering field. An employee will apply professional level civil engineering principles, in one of the following areas, to: Design simple roadway projects such as a bridge approach, simple intersection, or a resurfacing project or to ensure that survey information collected in a district survey office is complete and appropriate for roadway design purposes. Perform hydraulic and structural designs of moderate complexity such as multiple bridge openings in flood plains, site condition flow patterns, or skewed or tapered bridges. Solve non-routine problems and ensure the construction of roads, runways, and/or bridges, including geotechnical and materials testing, adhere to civil engineering specifications and standards. This class differs from that of the next higher classification in the series in that an incumbent of the latter is responsible for performing non-routine professional civil engineering work of considerable difficulty related to design of roadway, design of structures, construction of a roadway, runway, highway and/or bridge.
Drive for Results
Integrity and Trust
Intermediate knowledge of building and constructing transportation infrastructure and facilities
Intermediate knowledge of designing transportation infrastructure and facilities
Intermediate knowledge of engineering and technology
Intermediate knowledge of mathematical formulas used in algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and graphing
Intermediate knowledge of geological conditions, features, and descriptions
Intermediate knowledge of materials, statics, dynamics, hydraulics, and other physical principles
Intermediate knowledge of production and processing of construction materials
Intermediate knowledge of the transportation system
Intermediate application of formulas used in algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and graphing
Effective oral communication to individuals and groups
Effective written communication through letters, reports, memos, and technical documents
Reading comprehension of technical reports, laws, rules, policies and procedures
Intermediate application of scientific rules and methods
Skill of complex problem solving
Operation of assigned equipment and devices
Skill in the application and use of office, databases, drafting, modeling, and analyzing software
Judgment and decision making
Visual Color Discrimination
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