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PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERING SPECIALIST, P.E.

The Position

Professional Engineering Specialists are experienced Professional Engineers (P.E.) who have detailed and in-depth knowledge and expertise that enables them to develop solutions to complex atypical design and/or construction challenges; advise management, engineering professionals and technical staff division/departmentwide on contract interpretation, conceptual design alternatives analyses, code interpretation, and specialized research and analysis related to best methods, materials and practices. The preponderance of duties and responsibilities of positions in this class is providing technical expertise for project development, specialized systems and/or functions and advanced research, analysis and problem solving in specialized areas of highway maintenance and construction. Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform advanced-level work and may provide work direction and training to others.

This position is located in Carson City within the Materials Division. This position is responsible for preparing multiple reports throughout the year including Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT) Pavement Preservation Report and the pavement preservation portion of the biannual report on performance measures to the Nevada State Legislature. The incumbent is also responsible for developing policies regarding appropriate rehabilitation and maintenance treatment alternatives and schedules (performance curves) based on modeling techniques that consider cost, use, and location of pavements to justify expenditures; improving construction and maintenance practices by analyzing the Pavement Management System (PMS) database; identifying viable PMS research needs; acting as PMS authority for NDOT and participating in Legislative Council Bureau (LCB) audits, National and State meetings, and workshops; participating in National PMS/Pavement Preservation Committees and the NDOT outreach team activities related to PMS; performing advanced analysis requiring in-depth understanding of theoretical concepts and engineering process; and working with Roadbed Design Section and Traffic Section to implement the mandated Mechanistic Empirical Pavement Design Guide (MEPDG). 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.

 

To Qualify

Master's degree from an accredited college or university in a civil engineering field such as geotechnical, structural, transportation or construction engineering, and licensure as a Professional Engineer which included practical experience relevant to the assignment; OR Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in civil engineering, completion of 12 units of graduate level coursework relevant to the assignment, licensure as a Professional Engineer, and one year of professional post-licensure civil engineering experience.

 

Special Notes

Any person that is a licensed Professional Engineer in another state must become licensed as a Professional Engineer in Nevada within six months of appointment as a condition of employment.

 

To Apply
Register on the NVAPPS website at www.nevadadot.com/jobs and create an applicant profile. Then apply for recruitment #32886. See the official announcement at: https://neats.state.nv.us/NEATS/Recruiting/ViewAnnouncement.aep?recruitmentId=32886

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.

 

Posted on: Wednesday, December 06, 2017
This listing expires on: Tuesday, December 19, 2017

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