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Engineer Manager I

By March 19, 2024


Job ID

$34.50 – $55.20 Hourly

$71,760 – $114,816 Annually

This position is a Pay Band EG

Posting Details
This posting will be used for ongoing recruitment and may close at any time.  Applicant lists may be screened more than once.

Why does the job exist?
This position will provide designs of bridges and structures for various transportation projects statewide. Provide construction technical support for various bridge/structural projects. Supervise and direct other bridge/structural engineers and technicians within the Design Unit. Additional duties may include assisting with bridge inspections and emergency situations.

How does it get done?
Determine the scope of work for various projects; determine appropriate costs for bridge work items; determine when bridge details and plans are complete and ready for review and distribution; decide if shop drawings are in conformance with specifications; and determine format for various and multiple drawing details.

-Design, prepare, and provide bridge and structural plans for various bridge and structural projects on a statewide basis.

-Scope and plan out bridge and structural projects.

-Provide support to District offices on their bridge and structural needs.

-Prepare drawings that accurately reflect the existing site conditions and the impact of the proposed design. Drawings prepared using AutoCAD.

-Review fabricator shop drawings for components of bridges and other structures under construction to verify accuracy and compliance with the contract documents.

-Perform miscellaneous bridge/structural related tasks as directed by the Design Section Manager and the State Bridge Engineer.

Who are the customers?
The New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) Districts and Regions, and the traveling public.

Ideal Candidate
The ideal candidate will have preferred experience/education in the following areas:

*Proficient/experience in AutoCAD and MathCAD computer programs;
*Experience with bridge/structural design calculations and plan preparation;
*The ability to interpret design specifications;
*The ability to write technical reports; and
*The ability to work independently as well as manage, mentor, and direct/guide staff.

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
Must possess and maintain a valid 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.  A pre-employment physical is required.

Working Conditions
Work is substantially performed in an office setting with occasional field visits. Extensive use of computer monitors, exposure to Visual/Video Display terminal (VDT), extensive personal computer and telephone usage, and extended periods of sitting. Exposure to: inclement weather, traffic, construction equipment, heights, confined spaces, hazardous chemicals, and heavy lifting. Occasional travel is required. (Must be able to lift 25 lbs.).
Agency Contact Information: Ben Najera (505) 629-5761

To apply for this job email your details to ben.najera@dot.nm.gov

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