Under administrative direction, Highway Project Managers perform professional engineering work in coordinating, planning, directing, and managing activities as a highway project engineer for the Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT). Work is distinguished from lower level highway construction project managers by the level of complexity of the projects assigned. Examples of projects managed at this level include the U.S. 395 Carson City Bypass, the U.S. 93 Hoover Dam Bypass, and the U.S. 93 Boulder City Bypass projects. This includes responsibility for the scope, budget, and timely completion of multi-year projects. This position is located in Carson City within the Project Management Division. Under administrative direction, incumbent manages and delivers major, complex, and regionally significant highway projects using traditional (Design-Bid-Build) and innovative (Design-Build, Design-Build-Finance, Construction Manager at Risk) project delivery methods; performs professional engineering work in coordinating, planning, directing, and managing activities as a Highway Project Manager for the Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT). This includes responsibility for the scope, budget, quality, and timely completion of multi-year transportation projects; oversees activities between consultants and contractors; coordinates activities between various functional divisions within NDOT, other State and federal agencies, and local transportation officials; resolves extensive planning, environmental, right-of-way, design, construction, and maintenance issues associated with the highway projects as well as intensive coordination and communication with federal officials to ensure appropriate use of federal funds.
Current licensure as a Registered Professional Engineer and demonstrated supervisory or responsible project charge experience in designing, constructing or coordinating major highway or transportation projects.
Any person registered as a Professional Engineer in another state must become registered as a Professional Engineer in Nevada within six months following the date of appointment and as a continuing condition of employment.
Experience leading teams on large complex highway design and/or construction projects, which includes managing scope, schedule, budget, and quality is required for this position.
Experience developing and presenting project information and answering questions for governing boards and public hearings is required for this position.
Register on the NVAPPS website at www.nevadadot.com/jobs and create an applicant profile. Then apply for recruitment #31239. See the official announcement at: https://neats.state.nv.us/NEATS/Recruiting/ViewAnnouncement.aep?recruitmentId=31239
Women and under-represented groups are encouraged to apply. Nevada Department of Transportation is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its employees and does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, religion or belief, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, genetic information (GINA), or gender identity and expression.