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Job Reference ID:  55575 
Grade:  26 
Posted Date:  05/22/2020 
Close Date:  08/17/2020 
Job Description

The Transportation Engineer serves as project manager, managing all aspects of analyses, design and preparation of construction plans, estimates, specifications, engineering studies and reports for complex Regional Transportation Plan freeway projects; facilitates the review of these products with the various technical areas and project stakeholders.



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Anticipated Salary:$85,000


205 S 17th Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85007


The Transportation Engineer serves as project manager, managing all aspects of analyses, design and preparation of construction plans, estimates, specifications, engineering studies and reports for complex Regional Transportation Plan freeway projects; facilitates the review of these products with the various technical areas and project stakeholders.


Major Responsibilities/Essential Functions

·         Leads and manages a multi-discipline team consisting of in-house/consultant team members in the analysis, design and preparation of construction plans, estimates, specifications, engineering studies, and reports complying with Department standards, policies and procedures for complex projects

·         Facilitates reviews of engineering studies, reports, designs, plans, estimates, and special provisions developed by ADOT Sections, outside agencies or consultants, and recommends approval and disapproval, while linking all technical units together

·         Communicates with ADOT groups/sections and outside agencies to inform, facilitate and expedite the development of projects and improve the quality of our product. This includes communicating policies, procedures and guidelines on material changes,

enhancements, and the implications of scope changes at various stages of projects

·         Arranges, conducts and represents the project team at all meetings, with ADOT units. outside agencies, consultants, and the public


Knowledge of:

·         Programming, development, design, construction, maintenance, ADOT organization, technical areas, scheduling techniques, work hour estimation, construction cost estimation, and project management tools, including the use of computer applications

·         General procedures of outside agencies, have an understanding of Federal and State regulations, policies, procedures, and guidelines as applicable to the Project Development process

·         Principles and practices of Civil Engineering as applied to development, design, construction and maintenance of the State Highway System

Skills in:

·         Effective verbal and written communication

·         Administrative and interpersonal relations and responsibilities are necessary

·         Representing the Department in a positive manner by establishing trust and

positive perceptions

·         Problem solving, negotiation, mediation, conflict resolution and motivational skills

are necessary

Ability to:


·         Communicate clearly and concisely with a wide range of professional and governmental representatives and the public

·         Respond to verbal questions from the public and governmental representatives

·         Analytic and interpretive ability to understand and apply complex state and federal regulations relating to highway development

·         Analyze and evaluate a wide variety of engineering data and to develop and implement appropriate standards, procedures, and priorities for work assignments



A Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering; or a related degree with 2 years’ experience equivalent to a Transportation Engineering Specialist

The ideal candidate will have knowledge of the ADOT Project Development Process and 2 years’ experience managing transportation projects

Excellent communication and computer skills

Completion of ADOT course: Managing the Project Development Process


Registration in the State of Arizona as a professional Civil Engineer or closely related engineering field, which is appropriate for the area of assignment, or proof of eligibility for reciprocity is required at the time of appointment. If proof of eligibility for reciprocity is accepted, Professional Engineer registration with the State of Arizona will be obtained within one year.



The State of Arizona provides an excellent comprehensive benefits package including:

·         Affordable medical, dental, life, and short-term disability insurance plans

·         Top-ranked retirement and long-term disability plans

·         Accrued vacation at 4.00 hours bi-weekly for the first 3 years

·         Sick days at  3.70 hours bi-weekly

·         10 paid holidays per year

·         Deferred compensation plan

·         Wellness plans

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This position requires possession of a valid Arizona Class D Driver License.  Candidates for this position must complete page 5 of the State of Arizona Application for Employment at the time of interview, which will allow ADOT to obtain the candidate's motor vehicle record (MVR).  The most recent 39-month period shown on the MVR will be reviewed in accordance with A.A.C. R2-10-207.12 (H) and (I).  The review must show an acceptable driving record prior to any offer of employment being made by ADOT.  Employment is contingent upon an acceptable MVR.


All newly hired employees will be subject to the E-Verify Employment Eligibility Verification Program.

ADOT supports a diverse multi-cultural workforce that reflects the community, promotes equal opportunity at all levels of the Agency, and creates an inclusive work environment that enables all individuals to perform to their fullest potential free from discrimination.

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Position Requirements
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Hourly Rate:  $0.00 / per hour  Salary:  $79,000.00-90,000.00 


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