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District Project Delivery Engineer
This position is located in either McCook or Holdrege NE. Applications are accepted online only at www.statejobs.nebraska.gov.
The District Project Delivery Engineer will aid in the delivery of state and federal aid funded construction projects. The position will assist in balancing project and program deliverability, scope, cost and schedules. This position will be part of a 5-member team of technical project delivery managers with expertise in project design, environmental requirements, scheduling construction and funding. This team will work with all representatives assigned to assist with project delivery, will coordinate between central complex and district staff, and will help to create a culture of increased accountability and streamlined processes. Job location is either Holdrege or McCook.
EXAMPLES OF WORK:
-Technical District Coordination: Communication and coordination with district resources to provide critical information for initiating, planning, designing and coordinating activities for construction project development. Coordination requires scheduling and management of items such as existing asset condition, slope verification, culvert, guardrail, curb and flume assessment, driveway and intersection locations, mailbox turnouts, erosion and/or maintenance issues or concerns, constructability, phasing/detours, winter work opportunities, letting optimization, utilities, Environmental commitment compliance (tree trimming, bridge netting needs), coordinating survey needs.
-Technical Project Management: Continuous coordination and communication with Technical Project Managers to efficiently deliver construction projects and programs, manage risks and changes in scope, cost and schedule, and improve schedule reliability.
-Public Engagement: Along with NDOT's Communications Division, participates in the planning and execution of meaningful public engagement to support project delivery and construction.
-Construction Risk Assessment & Mitigation: Identify and mitigate constructability risks that may affect NDOT's program and project delivery, overruns and change orders.
-Quality Assurance: Perform quality assurance through plan review to improve constructability and simplify contractor bidding.
-Document Approval: Review and recommend approval of Planning and Scoping (PIH) documents and facilitate development of local agreements.
-NEPA Assumption: Support via project and program risk assessment and mitigation.
-Management/Oversight: Supervise any or all of the following functions in the District: Designers, Project Manager, Survey Crew, District Environmental Coordinator, Project Final Reviewer, ROW Permits Officer.
QUALIFICATIONS / REQUIREMENTS:
REQUIREMENTS: Experience performing professional level engineering assignments in those specific fields applicable to the functions assigned to the position. Must possess a Professional Engineer (P.E.) license at the time of application, and be licensed by the Nebraska Board of Engineers and Architects at time of employment or be able to obtain such license within 90 days of employment.
PREFERRED: A minimum of two years of engineering experience in heavy highway/bridge construction and/or roadway design, bridge design or materials engineering experience. Practical construction inspection and management experience in heavy highway/bridge construction and working knowledge of, or experience in, preparing projects for bid letting. Experience with MicroStation, Geopak, Sitemanager, On-Base, Clarity and Microsoft Office.
OTHER: Valid driver's license or the ability to provide independent authorized transportation. Effective communication skills are required to perform the essential functions of the job. Regular and reliable attendance is also required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Must be able to read, understand and assess engineering plans to identify constructability issues; be able to communicate that information to project delivery team members, the public, elected officials, environmental professionals, and resource agencies. Must be able to interpret environmental rules, regulations and laws, and be able to communicate and work cooperatively with NDOT Environmental Management, NDOT Environmental Biologists, NDOT Engineering Design, NDOT Project Scheduling, NDOT Bridge and Roadway Design, NDOT Local Projects, Consultants and District staff to incorporate requirements and ensure the Highway project design and subsequent project construction complies with those associated requirements and any commitments made during the development of projects.
Applications accepted online only at www.statejobs.nebraska.gov.
Posted on: Wednesday, January 17, 2018
This listing expires on: Saturday, February 17, 2018