New Mexico Department of Transportation
$18.25 – $29.20 Hourly
$37,958 – $60,733 Annually
This position is a Pay Band EC
Interviews are anticipated to be conducted within two (2) weeks of closing.
Why does the job exist?
Performs highway construction field inspections, project documentation, assures quality of material and/or conducts field sampling and testing as needed throughout District Three and ensure State and Federal specification compliance.
How does it get done?
By overseeing contractor’s work and testing materials used in construction of highways and bridges in order to help the New Mexico Department of Transportation to ensure that all material placed on projects are within specifications, and to ensure all quantities are corrected in a timely manner. Assists in the training of other inspectors out on the field.
Who are the customers?
The traveling public.
The ideal candidate will have experience in:
– Conducting highway field inspections and sampling and testing field lab materials for quality assurance;
– Reading and interpreting plans, specifications and contract documents to become familiar with; project requirements and specifications for assigned construction projects;
– Reporting pay quantities in Project Source Books and transferring to Site Manager for proper generation of monthly payments to the Contractor; and
– Documenting daily activities.
High School Diploma or equivalent and four (4) years of relevant experience. Substitutions Apply. See Substitution Table below.
These combinations of education and experience qualify you for the position:
High School Diploma or Equivalent
4 years of experience
2 years of experience
Bachelor’s degree or higher
0 years of experience
• Education and years of experience must be related to the purpose of the position.
• If Minimum Qualification requires a specific number of “semester hours” in a field (e.g. 6 semester hours in Accounting), applicants MUST have those semester hours in order to meet the minimum qualifications. No substitutions apply for semester hours.
Must possess and maintain a valid Driver’s License. Employment requires successful completion of post offer pre-employment physical exam and is conditional pending results. Pre-employment background investigation is required and is conditional pending results. Business reference check and Driver’s License verification are also required and employment is conditional pending results.
State of New Mexico employees may be impacted by the Public Health Order dated December 19, 2022, which requires facilities licensed or certified by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (“CMS”), including all hospital types, long-term care facilities, nursing homes, hospice facilities and rehabilitation facilities, as well as assisted living facilities and adult day care settings, to adhere to all COVID-related requirements prescribed by CMS, including, but not limited to masking and staff vaccination.
Work is performed primarily in the field in varying weather conditions: hot or cold, humidity, wind, rain and snow. Exposure to sunlight, dust, pollen, chemicals, rough/rugged terrain, insects and reptiles, noxious plants and infected trash; exposure to moving mechanical parts, high precarious places, toxic fumes/chemicals and/or airborne particles, hazardous chemicals and/or asphalt and petroleum products; exposure to temperatures up to 150 degrees around oil distributor operations; high speed/high volume traffic and loud noises; subject to falls and bruises, considerable physical strain; standing for extended periods of time doing traffic control or walking long distances for litter control; hand dexterity required for some duties; numerous specific vision abilities to include: close, distance, color and peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus; some climbing, reaching, kneeling and crawling to perform job duties; ability to lift up to 50 pounds. Work may also be performed in an office setting with exposure to visual/Video Display Terminal (VDT) and extensive personal computer and telephone usage to include working with faxes, copiers and printers. May be required to work irregular hours and is subject to call out for weather, accidents and/or emergencies on short notice; frequent temporary assignments that require travel and extended overnight stays to include weekends, holidays, and overtime are required. Willingness to accept change of geographical assignments; interaction with the public.
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Agency Contact Information: Veronica Batres
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