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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 serves as a Project Development Engineer with responsibilities that includes leading project development activities in the design of construction plans for letting to bid in accordance with Federal and State Laws and Policies. This position is under North Region Design Bureau within the New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) Infrastructure Division.

How does it get done?
The incumbent will manage an internal design squad, draft requests for proposals, and manage Consultant contracts for NMDOT North Region Design Bureau. This position will be responsible for analyzing and developing project schedules and Engineers opinion of probable costs and provide procedural, substantive, and quality reviews of project schedule activities and milestones.

– Responsible for managing all aspects of multiple design projects. This function requires having knowledge of Federal regulations and engineering requirements for this program area; coordinating
with the federal oversight agency and other agencies as needed; coordinating with NMDOT departments/bureaus as well as outside contracted consulting firms; managing subordinates
and other’s work; and preparing progress reports;

– Develop scope and evaluate fee proposals submitted in response to request for proposals (RFPs);

– Develop independent man-hours for negotiation with consultants and identification of funding needs for design and study projects;

– Assist in managing the agencies on-call contracts, which includes defining scope of tasks, assigning tasks and managing the work as it proceeds, including reviewing final work products,
reviewing invoices and approving for payment; and,

– Provide detailed updates on all projects for Program Management Team Meeting.
Who are the customers?
Project design for NMDOT North Region Design, District 4, (Las Vegas, New Mexico), and District 5 (Santa Fe, New Mexico).

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

* Familiarity with any road design specifications, codes or manuals published by organizations such as American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials, American
Concrete Institute, or Federal Highway Administration.

* Experience working with NMDOT standards specifications for highway and bridge construction.

* Ability to review, analyze, and verify project information including cost estimates, project construction quantities, utility installations/relocations, and as-built roadway plans.

* Experience producing construction design plans using a computer aided design software – AutoCAD and Civil 3D.

* Experience supervising employees.

* Experience managing and coordinating complex projects.

* Experience conducting public meetings.

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
Pre-employment background investigation is required, and employment 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.  In-state and out-of-state travel may be required.

Employment requires successful completion of pre-employment physical exam and is conditional pending results.

Working Conditions
Office setting, exposure to Visual/Video Display terminal (VDT) and extensive personal computer and telephone usage with extended periods of sitting. Must be able to lift 25 lbs. Occasional field visits to sites with uneven terrain, roadsides, construction sites.

Agency Contact Information: Manuelito Maestas (505) 629-7251

To apply for this job email your details to manuelito.maestas@dot.nm.gov

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