Minimum Qualifications Benefits Supplemental Questions
LOCATION OF (2) POSITIONS TO BE FILLED: DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, REGION 4 BRIDGE INSPECTION, MADISON COUNTY
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.
Necessary Special Qualifications:
A valid motor vehicle operator license may be required.
Examination Method: Education and Experience,100%, for Preferred Service positions.
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.
Confronting Direct Reports
Drive for Results
Integrity and Trust
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
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
Judgment and Decision Making
Management of material resources
Monitoring performance of internal and external staff
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