State OF Nevada Carson City , NV 89701
Professional Engineering Specialists are experienced Professional Engineers (P.E.) who have detailed and in-depth knowledge and expertise that enables them to develop solutions to complex atypical design and/or construction challenges; advise management, engineering professionals and technical staff division/departmentwide on contract interpretation, conceptual design alternatives analyses, code interpretation, and specialized research and analysis related to best methods, materials and practices.
The preponderance of duties and responsibilities of positions in this class is providing technical expertise for project development, specialized systems and/or functions and advanced research, analysis and problem solving in specialized areas of highway maintenance and construction.
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 Department of Transportation (NDOT) Materials Division, Carson City.
Incumbent works with employees in the NDOT Materials Division and at the University of Reno (UNR) to prepare and test research and field samples.
Duties will also include collecting samples in the field; collecting and analyzing test data; conducting and managing ongoing NDOT bituminous materials research projects both in laboratory and field settings; coordinating with Western Regional Superpave Center at UNR on collaborative NDOT research projects; supervising the Bituminous Operations staff; performing advanced analysis requiring in-depth understanding of theoretical concepts, bituminous materials characterization, and engineering processes; preparation of final research reports and related documentation; accompanying Roadbed Design and other Materials Division Sections to implement the mandated Mechanistic Empirical Pavement Design Guide (MEPDG); participating in national and regional meetings and workshops of final research reports and related documentation.
Women and under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.
Nevada Department of Transportation 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, pregnancy, genetic information (GINA), or gender identity and expression.