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Engineer Executive (DOT/D2 #19598)

By May 3, 2024


$46.34 – $74.14 Hourly

$96,379 – $154,207 Annually

This position is a Pay Band EJ

Posting Details

Why does the job exist?
The incumbent manages the New Mexico Department of Transportation’s (NMDOT) District 2 Maintenance Program to assure timely delivery of various maintenance projects within the district; coordinate and manage the administration and oversight of the district’s Maintenance Management; and will serve as assistant to the District Engineer.

How does it get done?
The manager will supervise District Maintenance Staff for all maintenance functions, including special crews. Budgets, staff and available resources in order to assure professional work ethic and prudent use and expenditure of state resources.  Attend plan review meetings and provide input regarding impacts to the maintenance function. Responsible for contract negotiations executing contracts. Manage multiple manager’s and supervisor’s requests for hire and other Human Resource (HR) transactions.
Maintain sufficient staffing levels in the district. Review all policies and/or procedural documents in regard to sound engineering judgment and ethics and in the best interest of NMDOT to achieve organizational objectives.

Who are the customers?
NMDOT employees, contractors, and other entities of the department.

Ideal Candidate
The ideal candidate will have experience in the following:

* Highway Maintenance Management,
* Managing large budgets in excess of a million dollars, and
* Experience managing high level staff and supervisors.
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor of Science Degree in a relevant Engineering discipline, licensure in accordance with the Engineering and Surveying Practice Act and twelve (12) years as an Engineer with experience in a management function.

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. Business reference check and Driver’s License verification are required, and employment is conditional pending results.
Registration as a Professional Engineer by the New Mexico Board of Licensure for Professional Engineers and Professional Surveyors by date of hire.

Working Conditions
Work is performed in office/field in varying weather conditions including heat, cold, humidity, wind, rain, and snow. May include 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; highway speed/high volume traffic and loud noises; falls and bruises, considerable physical strain; heavy lifting; sitting/standing, bending, squatting, climbing, reaching, kneeling and crawling for extended periods of time may be required. Must have the ability to lift up to 50 pounds. Work may also include being 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 or emergencies on short notice; willingness to accept change or geographical assignments; interaction with the public, local, county schools and city officials by phone and in person. Frequent/extended periods of travel and overnight travel maybe required.

Agency Contact Information: Becky Aguilar 575-840-3923 Email

To apply for this job email your details to Becky.Aguilar@dot.nm.gov

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