|Arizona Department of Transportation
The Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) is a multi-modal transportation agency that is responsible for planning, building, operating and maintaining a complex highway system in addition to providing motor vehicle services. ADOT also ensures the safe and efficient movement of people, goods and services throughout Arizona while promoting compliance with all applicable state and federal laws and regulations.á áADOT moreover operates and maintains the Grand Canyon Airport and publishes the award-winning Arizona Highways magazine. ADOT values its employees, challenges them to continuously improve the way we do business, to meet and exceed the needs of our customers, and to carry out their duties in an ethical manner.
Work Location: 206 S. 17th Ave. #190, Phx., AZ 85007
Please apply at https://azstatejobs.azdoa.gov/ltmprod/xmlhttp/shorturl.do?key=5T0
Position Description: Under direction of the State Maintenance Engineer this position administers needs and priorities for facility projects in terms of the overall objectives of the agency.á This positionÆs primary responsibility is managing the $3.4 million public-private partnership contract over the 14 active ADOT safety rest areas.á Works with the contractorÆs project manager and other areas of ADOT to ensure proper execution of tasks of the contract.ááá Tasks include development and enforcement of inspection protocol; interpret contract provisions, partnership and negotiation with contractor.á Directs the activities of crews responsible for work on foundations, exterior walls, heating systems and air conditioning, sewage disposal, plumbing, mechanical, electrical and fire protection systems. Recommends budget for facility needs and implements sound cost controls.á Administers all phases of planning for all work start to finish and involves plan checking and meeting with project managers, consultants and contractor for each renovation, remodel and new construction project during the design and construction phases.á Initiates action to ensure compliance with plans and specifications and correct code violations. This position also has inspection assistance responsibility including reviews and verification that work is in compliance with contract documents and all applicable codes. Prepares reports regarding the activities and performs work as required. This position requires some in-state overnight travel.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
-áááááPrinciples and practices of building construction in order to serve as a resource for ADOT management as well as other ADOT employees and others
-áááááBuilding construction materials; construction inspection methods, procedures and techniques for restoration methods In addition read and understand building plans, specifications and local code requirements; building trades and construction techniques
-áááááApplicable codes such as National Electrical Codes (NEC), National Fire Protection Association (NFPAC), Uniform Building Code (UBC), Uniform Plumbing Code (UPC) and others; knows State and agency's policies and procedures, Procurement code, operating procedures and ADOT Facility Management (including Design and Construction ), and policy standards and procedures
-áááááProject management and coordination
-áááOral and written communication
-ááááAnalyzing and evaluating a wide variety of technical data; including, building plans and specifications; observing and determining workmanship and material deficiencies
-ááááComputer tools (Word, Excel, Outlook) to develop, custom reports and transfer of data in various forms of electronic and written format
-ááá Negotiation and delegation with a positive attitude
-ááááApplying applicable Federal and State laws, rules and regulations
-ááááThe use of office equipment (cell phone, copy machine, and fax)
-áááááProblem solving, multi-tasking, scheduling, follow-up, organization, research and planning
-áááááExcellent customer service skills with employees, supervisors, managers and public.
-ááááOrganize, plan, coordinate and execute the daily activities required, ensuring timely accomplishment of all required work, including electronic and manual records / reports
-ááááShow meticulous attention to detail and accurate information
-ááááSelf-direct work based on priorities with limited supervision
-ááááAnalyze and interpret financial data and develop effective operating procedures
-ááá Develop policies and procedures related to function
Ideal Candidate Will Have:
-áááááBachelor's degree in engineering, facility management or comparable field
-áááááProject Management Professional (PMP)
-áááááMinimum of ten years building experience.á Thorough applicable training, education, and "hands-on" learning of National Electrical Codes (NEC), National Fire Protection Association (NFPAC), Uniform Building Code (UBC), Uniform Plumbing Code (UPC) and other applicable codes.
-ááááInternational Conference of Building Officials (I.C.B.O.) certification
Note:á This position requires possession of a valid Arizona Class D Driver License.á Candidates for this position must complete and sign the Driver Form on page 6 of the State of Arizona Application for Employment at the time of interview, which will allow ADOT to obtain the candidate's motor vehicle record (MVR).á The most recent 39-month period shown on the MVR will be reviewed in accordance with A.A.C. R2-10-207.12 (H) and (I).á The review must show an acceptable driving record prior to any offer of employment being made by ADOT.áá Employment is contingent upon an acceptable MVR.á
All newly hired employees are subject to the E-Verify Employment Eligibility Verification Program.
RETIREMENT: This position participates in the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS).á ASRS enrollment eligibility will become effective after 27 weeks of employment, if not already an ASRS member at the time of hire.
BENEFITS: Comprehensive benefits package includes accrual of sick and vacation leave, and 10 holidays per year; health* and dental insurance*; retirement plan; life insurance; and long-term disability insurance. Optional employee benefits include short-term disability*, deferred compensation, and supplemental life insurance*.
Please visit http://www.azdot.gov/Inside_ADOT/HR/Employment.asp to learn more about benefits given to ADOT employees.
State Government is an AA/EOE/ADA reasonable accommodation employer.