Transportation Engineer III

Texas Department Of Transportation Mesquite , TX 75149

Posted 2 weeks ago

The essential duties for this job include:

  • Drives/travels to project/work locations to make on-site engineering reviews, analyses, tests and to provide technical support.

  • Performs advanced and complex engineering design work such as development of layouts, sketches, plans, specifications, estimates and contracts.

  • Provides technical assistance in drainage design, resolution of drainage complaints, hydraulics evaluations and other hydrology matters.

  • Recommends practices and procedures for Critical Path Method scheduling, budgeting, resourcing and baseline management.

  • Performs complex hydrologic and hydraulic analysis of structures over waterways and summarizes the analysis in report form

  • Uses department's enterprise Critical Path Method (CPM) schedule and resource management tool to accomplish scheduling and resource management of transportation projects.

  • Utilizes project management principles in initiating, planning, executing, monitoring, controlling and closing for complex transportation projects.

  • Writes/reviews proposals and estimates for letting.

  • Performs other job responsibilities as assigned.

Competencies

The required competencies for this job include:

  • Communicate effectively

  • Hydrologic and hydraulic engineering principles, practices and methods and the application of engineering theory

  • Hydrologic, hydraulic and geotechnical design activities and principles

  • Applicable plans, specifications and estimates preparation, review, processing and compliance requirements

  • Construction phasing and sequencing

  • Applicable engineering workstations and applications to support efficient planning and design activities

  • Design and plan preparation methods and requirements

  • Critical Path Method for managing projects

  • Cost estimating and cost controls

  • Applying engineering principles, practices and methods in job responsibilities

  • Planning, coordinating and handling multiple projects within area of responsibility to meet short and long term deadlines

Education

This job requires the following:

  • Bachelor's Degree in an Engineering related discipline

Work Experience

This job requires the following:

  • 5 years in Transportation engineering

  • (Experience can be satisfied by fulltime or prorated parttime equivalent)

  • No supervisory experience required.

  • Related graduate level education may be substituted for experience on a year per year basis.

Licenses and Certifications

The following Licenses and/or Certifications are required for this job:

  • Licensed Prof Engineer

  • Safety Impact Certificate

  • Valid Driver License

Safety Impact certifications are not required at the time of application. As required, the Safety Impact certification(s) will be issued by TxDOT at the time of hire.

Other Conditions:

  • Professional engineers licensed in another state, but not currently licensed in the State of Texas, must (1) meet the license requirements of the State of Texas Engineering Practices Act, (2) obtain a professional engineering license from the Texas Board Of Professional Engineers within six (6) months of the date of hire, and (3) sign an agreement to that effect as a condition of employment.

  • This is a Safety Impact position and will be subject to random drug testing.

Conditions of Employment

Standard Conditions of Employment may be found at : Standards of Employment

  • Safety Impact certifications are not required at the time of application. As required, the Safety Impact certification(s) will be issued by TxDOT at the time of hire.

  • Must pass a drug test prior to employment for safety impact positions. Safety impact employees will be subject to additional drug and alcohol testing during employment.

  • Required to work weekends and holidays.

  • Required to work hours other than 8 to 5.

  • Required to work under exposure to inclement weather conditions.

  • Required to wear personal protective equipment provided by employer and comply with all safety requirements.

  • Must attend work regularly and observe approved work hours.

Remarks

Resumes are accepted for additional information, but you must complete the online State of Texas application to include a summary of your work experience. If this information is not completed, your application will be rejected. "See Resume" will not be accepted for work experience.

Applicant Information

Applicant Information

Job postings expire at 11:59 PM Central Standard Time.


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