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Engineer Manager I (DOT/GO/PINF #18806)

By May 8, 2023

New Mexico Department of Transportation

$32.55 – $52.08 Hourly

$67,698 – $108,317 Annually

This position is a Pay Band EG

Posting Details
Interviews are anticipated to be conducted within two (2) weeks of closing date.

Why does the job exist?
This position is responsible for supervising staff that provide materials and pavement related technical expertise to the New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) including three (3) design groups and six (6) districts. This position is responsible for conducting engineering analyses of project conditions (traffic, geographic location, environment, and materials); develop flexible and rigid pavement recommendations under limited supervision for NMDOT reconstruction, rehabilitation, and maintenance projects; responsible for attending project level design meetings and continued communication with NMDOT and Federal Highway Administration (FHA); responsible for plan review meetings and field construction visits that require recommendations from a professionally licensed engineer.

How does it get done?
– Develop and/or review flexible and rigid pavement recommendations for districts and design regions for reconstruction, rehabilitation and maintenance projects.

– Provide advanced technical expertise and training pertaining to design and materials-related pavement design applications.

– Manage projects to ensure field and laboratory schedules are met to provide preliminary and final pavement section recommendations in a timely manner.

– Use Pavement Management System (PMS) to develop Pavement Condition Assessment Reports.

– Supervise positions within Pavement Management and Design Bureau and complete employee evaluations.
Who are the customers?
NMDOT district leadership, directors and executive management, project development engineers, budget, and the Federal Highway Administration.
Ideal Candidate
The ideal candidate will have the following:

* Knowledge of pavement design methods, pavement condition evaluation, pavement treatment, mix design and roadway construction materials.

* Experience in managing contracts.

* Supervising and managing employee schedules and deliverables, approving time, employee development, and completing yearly employee evaluation and performance.

Minimum Qualification
Bachelor of Science Degree from an accredited college or university in a relevant engineering discipline with licensure and six (6) years of engineering experience, two (2) of which must be as a Licensed Professional Engineer. Must be certified by the NMBLPEPS as a Licensed Professional Engineer in good standing within six (6) months of hire.

Substitution Table
No substitutions. Must possess required licensure, certification or registration and required number of years of experience

Employment Requirements
Employment requires successful completion of post offer pre-employment physical.

Business reference check and Driver’s License verification are required, and employment is conditional pending results.

Must possess and maintain a valid New Mexico Driver’s License.  Must possess and maintain a current Defensive Driving Course certificate from the State of New Mexico or must pass and receive a Defensive Driving Course certificate as a condition of continued employment.

Overnight travel required.

Working Conditions
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 primarily performed in an office setting. Extensive use of personal computer. Travel throughout the state and occasional out of state travel may be required.

Supplemental Information


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Agency Contact Information: Hashem Faidi (505) 490-2168

For information on Statutory Requirements for this position, click the Classification Description link on the job advertisement.

Bargaining Unit Position
This position is not covered by a collective bargaining agreement.

To apply for this job email your details to hashem.faidi@dot.nm.gov

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