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Engineer Professional I

By March 19, 2024


Job ID

$31.00 – $49.60 Hourly

$64,486 – $103,177 Annually

This position is a Pay Band EF

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?
Assists the Bridge Design Unit Supervisor with scoping out bridge projects, designing, preparing and providing bridge and structural plans for various transportation projects statewide. 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.

Essential duties:

– Assist with designing, preparing, and providing bridge and structural plans for various bridge and structural projects on a statewide basis.

– Assist with scoping and planning 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 Unit Supervisor 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:

* Four (4) years of experience in Bridge design, construction and/or engineering.
* Experience with bridge/structural design calculations and plan preparation.
* The ability to understand design specifications.
* The ability to draft technical reports.

Minimum Qualification
Bachelor of Science Degree from an accredited college or university in a relevant engineering discipline with licensure and four (4) years of engineering experience. Must be licensed 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 performed in an office setting with exposure to Visual/Video Display Terminal (VDT) and extensive personal computer and phone usage. Field work is also required in varying weather conditions-hot or cold, humidity, wind, rain, and snow; exposure to sunlight, dust, concrete powder, and environmental allergens; exposure to moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places, toxic fumes/chemicals and/or airborne particles; high volume traffic; insects and reptiles, loud noises, confined spaces, and stressful situations; interaction with public, local, county, school, and city officials by phone and in person; work is performed in the field, monthly assignments that require travel and extended overnight stays away from post of duty along with extended hours and occasional travel. Sitting/Standing, bending, squatting, climbing, reaching, kneeling, and crawling for extended periods of time may be required. Ability to lift up to 50 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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