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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?
This position is the third level of the Engineering Series which performs professional engineering work with both standard and varied assignments of a moderate to complex nature representing a significant portion of a large project or an entire project of moderate complexity in accordance with accepted agency practices. The person in this position independently evaluates, selects, and adapts standard techniques, procedures, and criteria and has a general knowledge of principles and practices of related fields. In addition, the person in this position over time uses advanced techniques in the modification or extension of theories and practices to complete job assignments and may work on a major project or several projects of moderate scope with complex features.
How does it get done?
Development of constructible designs that comply with standards and specifications requirements and producing deliverable plan sets for various stages of project reviews up to bidding.

– Develop project scope with technical staff, design/ construction team members, and other organizations as applicable.
– Conduct field visits to projects during design and construction, and communicate conditions with senior engineers, agencies, communities and consultants as required.
– Review and evaluate proposals submitted in response to agency RFPs (Request for Proposals).
– Initiate consulting service requests with on-call consultants to prepare analysis and design work required for projects issues.
– Tracking consultant progress to meet purpose for the design of the project and verify the engineering estimate of construction and design is within the department’s budget.
– Sign and seal with professional engineering seal all final, specific project related contracts, plans and reports.
– Independently prepare overall comprehensive design re-view package for permit applications.
– Review plans, design contracts, construction contracts, interim and final construction inspections.
Who are the customers?
The general public, governmental and New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) staff.
Ideal Candidate
The ideal candidate will have preferred experience/education in the following areas:

* Experience with AutoCADD/Civil 3D;
* Experience with NMDOT Standard Specifications; and
* Familiarity with the NMDOT project development process.
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
Pre-employment background investigation and pre-employment physical exam are required and is conditional pending results.

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.
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: Joseph Casares (505) 469-4239

To apply for this job email your details to joseph.casares@dot.nm.gov

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