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Trans Proj Spec SPV 1-091218-170498

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State Of Tennessee Nashville , TN 37201

Posted 4 months ago

Minimum Qualifications Benefits Supplemental Questions


This classification of Transportation Project Specialist Supervisor 1 currently has an In-Range salary of $5,154 monthly or $5,412 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 and experience equivalent to four years of full-time professional civil engineering work that may include student assistant or college seasonal civil engineering work with the State of Tennessee.


Possession of a master's degree in civil engineering from an accredited college or university and experience equivalent to three years of full-time professional civil engineering work.

Substitution of Professional Registration for Education: Registration as a professional engineer with the State of Tennessee in either the civil engineering or structural engineering disciplines may substitute for the required bachelor's degree.

Substitution of Experience for Education: Experience equivalent to four years of full-time professional civil engineering work with the State of Tennessee as a Transportation Project Specialist, Transportation Project Specialist Supervisor 1, Transportation Project Specialist Senior, Transportation Project Specialist Supervisor 2; or an Operations Specialist 2, Operations Specialist 3, Operations Specialist Supervisor 1, Operations Specialist Supervisor 2; or a Roadway Specialist 2, Roadway Specialist 3, Roadway Specialist Supervisor 1, Roadway Specialist Supervisor 2; or a Structural Specialist 2, Structural Specialist 3, Structural Specialist Supervisor 1, Structural Specialist Supervisor 2.

Other Requirements:

Necessary Special Qualifications:
A valid motor vehicle operator license may be required.

Examination Method: Education and Experience,100%, for Preferred Service positions.

Job Overview:

Under general supervision, is responsible for supervisory work of average difficulty over professional and technical staff in areas related to designing or constructing a structure, runway, or roadway, including geotechnical and materials testing; and performs related work as required.

Distinguishing Features: An employee in this class: Supervises a technical office sub-section in an operations-related area, such as operational compliance, geotechnical analysis, materials acceptance, or laboratory testing.

Supervises a structural or hydraulic design squad(s) and performs the most complicated structural or hydraulic design work such as designing major river crossings, or setting navigation limits. Supervise professional and technical level engineers performing design work across multiple districts or for multiple roadway design squads.

This class differs from the Transportation Project Specialist in that incumbents of the latter are leading but not supervising professional and technical engineering. This class differs from Senior Transportation Project Specialist in that an incumbent of the latter acts as a regional or statewide specialist in providing technical guidance during the construction or maintenance of transportation structures, reporting directly to an Transportation Project Supervisor 2 or a Civil Engineer Manager. This class differs from Transportation Project Supervisor 2 in that the incumbents of the latter coordinate the activities of multiple units; and/or oversees technical and professional guidance provided on a statewide basis for a specialized area such as construction, maintenance, materials and test, or bridge inspections; the latter class coordinates the activities of a design team which involves giving approval to design plans and resolving problems and inquiries with other divisions and agencies.

Competencies (KSA's):Competencies:

  • Problem Solving

  • Directing Others

  • Time Management

  • Confronting Direct Reports

  • Drive for Results

  • Written Communication

  • Composure

  • Integrity and Trust

  • Motivating Others

  • Technical Learning


  • Intermediate knowledge of plant and animal species and habitat

  • 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 historical and archeological

  • Intermediate knowledge of relevant codes, regulations, and laws

  • Intermediate knowledge of mathematical formulas used in algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and graphing

  • Intermediate knowledge of geological conditions, features, and descriptions

  • Intermediate knowledge of mechanics 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 knowledge of safety laws, rules, regulations and policies, and best practices

  • Intermediate knowledge of administration and management principals

  • Advanced knowledge of office software, record keeping, and form development

  • Advance knowledge of presentation methods and classroom instruction

  • Intermediate knowledge of traffic control devices and applications


  • Critical Thinking

  • 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

  • Coordination of processes and people

  • Instructing individuals and/or groups on technical processes and procedures

  • Intermediate skill of negotiation

  • Skill of complex problem solving

  • Operation and control of testing equipment

  • Skill in the application and use of office, databases, drafting, modeling, and analyzing software

  • Quality control analysis through conducting tests and inspections

  • Troubleshooting

  • Judgment and Decision Making

  • Systems evaluation

  • Management of material resources

  • Time Management

  • Active Learning

  • Active Listening

  • Learning Strategies

  • Monitoring performance of internal and external staff


  • Deductive Reasoning

  • Inductive Reasoning

  • Mathematical Reasoning

  • Oral Comprehension

  • Oral Expression

  • Problem Sensitivity

  • Selective Attention

  • Spatial Orientation

  • Time Sharing

  • Visualization

  • Written Comprehension

  • Written Expression

  • Control Precision

  • Reaction Time

  • Response Orientation

  • Stamina

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Trans Proj Spec SPV 1-091218-170498

Expired Job

State Of Tennessee