State of Arizona :


Job Information
Job Reference ID:  56989 
Grade:  31 
Posted Date:  06/29/2020 
Close Date:  07/06/2020 
Job Description

Cover Letter is Required


Driving the future of transportation with a diverse and innovative team

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All Arizona State employees operate within the Arizona Management System (AMS), an intentional, results-driven approach for doing the work of state government whereby every employee reflects on performance, reduces waste, and commits to continuous improvement with sustainable progress. Through AMS, every state employee seeks to understand customer needs, identify problems, improve processes, and measure results. State employees are highly engaged, collaborative and embrace a culture of public service.


Infrastructure Delivery and Operations Division (IDO)

(State Engineers Office)




To learn more about the Infrastructure Delivery and Operations Division (IDO)

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1801 W Jefferson St, Phoenix, Arizona 85007



Cover Letter is Required

(Your cover letter should reflect why your qualifications and past performance makes you a candidate for Deputy State Engineer)


This position serves as one of three Deputy State Engineer’s providing leadership and guidance to ADOT Infrastructure Delivery and Operations Division’s (IDO) Group Managers and District Engineers throughout the State of Arizona. These three positions are responsible for operations, maintenance, project development, contracts, and construction project delivery.


Additional Duties Include:


·         Provides oversight, leadership, and guidance in continuously improving project delivery for preservation, modernization, and expansion projects

·         Maximizes efficiency and effectiveness of available resources to maintain ADOT’s existing $30B transportation assets

·         Leads, directs, and coaches Group Managers and District Engineers to meet best practices to achieve quality project and operations delivery, on time, and on budget

·         Represents the department and provides expertise and assistance to all appropriate technical and operational areas, federal and local governments, state agencies, contractors, state transportation board, and other stakeholders

·         Leads innovation such as 4D/5D Delivery, P3, ABC, TIM, PBPD and other state-of-the industry technologies and strategies

·         Oversees construction project and operational delivery through accountability at the speed of business


Knowledge of:

·         Civil Engineering principles and their application to highway design, construction, and maintenance  

·         Standard industry practices in transportation construction, contract administration practices, and their application in design, construction, management systems and their functions

·         Project management process for construction and maintenance project delivery and operations Innovative design strategies and standards

·         Organizational and operational procedures of ADOT IDO and State government, including budgetary, legislative, contracting, personnel, and procurement processes, and their responsibilities and authority of various agencies in State government

·         Federal and State highway programs and associated processes

·         Total quality management principles and Arizona Management System (AMS)

·         Performance management programs

·         Public and Constituent involvement requirements in government

·         Efficiency and Effectiveness (EBIT) in public agency delivery

Skills in:


·         Written and verbal communication and listening

·         Listening and working with the public and constituents corroboratively to develop creative solutions to address their concerns and issues

·         Bringing diverse stakeholders together for consensus and closure

·         Leadership and development of staff

·         Application of civil engineering knowledge to highway design, construction, and maintenance Interpersonal relationships

·         Negotiation of intergovernmental agreements and private sector agreements

Ability to:


·         Make decisions and deliver results

·         Create innovative methods to reduce costs and/or improve processes

·         Problem solve complex issues at the speed of business

·         Communicate effectively and efficiently

·         Effectively supervise and guide subordinates

·         Lead a large organization

·         Manage and supervise a large professional staff

·         Monitor Group and District Business and Resource Plans

·         Anticipate and understand public and constituent concerns



The ideal candidate for this position will have;

·         Excellent Written and Verbal Communication Skills

·         Demonstrated strong technical, organizational, and leadership skills

·         Demonstrated ownership and decision making

·         Progressively responsible experience leading and managing major projects, operations, or programs Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering or related Engineering field or a Business Management degree



·         Registration as a Professional Engineer in the state of Arizona

·         15 years of experience in transportation management



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

Please visit to learn more about benefits given to ADOT employees.


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.

To submit your resume click the "APPLY NOW" button below

Having trouble applying for this position?

Email [email protected] or call (602) 542-4700 for assistance.



Position Requirements
Position Level:    Hours:   
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Hourly Rate:  $0.00 / per hour  Salary:  $119,000.00-135,000.00 


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