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Job Title:  MGR 1, PROF. ENGINEER - Las Vegas Construction

MGR 1, PROF. ENGINEER - 60002477
Posting Close Date:  N/A


Requisition Id:  7591





*Pay Grade: GRADE 43 

Salary Range: $72,871.20 - $109,849.68

Fulltime/Parttime: Full Time 



Phone: 775 888-7276 




Position Description


Professional Engineer Managers plan, coordinate and oversee projects, programs and consultant contracts/agreements and perform licensed professional engineering functions.


Incumbents function as managers who train, supervise and evaluate the performance of subordinate supervisors; develop policies and procedures; and allocate staff and resources to accomplish goals and objectives.



This position is located within the Construction Division in Las Vegas. The incumbent will serve as Resident Engineer on major construction projects to ensure that projects are built in accordance with the contract plans, special provisions, Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT) Standards, and established budgets; prepares and reviews construction cost estimates and schedules; reviews preliminary plans and specifications of construction contracts; inspects construction sites to monitor progress and ensures conformance to engineering plans, specifications, and construction and safety standards; resolves design and construction conflicts; meets with contractors and the public; prepares, negotiates, and develops justification for change orders regarding construction revisions; provides engineering advice to assist in solving problems; directs construction staking surveys for proposed construction; estimates costs and determines feasibility of project based on analysis of collected data; uses computer assisted engineering and design software and equipment to prepare engineering documents; supervises construction inspection and acceptance testing staff; and administers construction projects in accordance with established policies and procedures.


NDOT employees have an excellent benefits package including health, dental and vision insurance, Public Employees Retirement Plan, three weeks paid vacation, three weeks sick leave, eleven paid holidays and no state, county, city, or social security tax!


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Minimum Qualifications

  • "Current licensure as a Professional Engineer (P.E.) and two years of experience performing professional engineering work in a supervisory or responsible project charge capacity; OR one year of experience as a Supervisor, Professional Engineer in Nevada State service; OR licensure and two years of experience as a Staff II or Supervisor II, Associate Engineer in Nevada State service; OR licensure and an equivalent combination of education and experience."


The Examination

Application Evaluation Exam

  • The exam will consist of an application and resume evaluation. It is essential that applications/resumes include detailed information with time frames regarding education and experience. The most qualified applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for interview. The hiring agency may require specific skills related testing as part of the interviewing process.


Special Requirements

Pursuant to NRS 284.4066, this position has been identified as affecting public safety. Persons offered employment in this position must submit to a pre-employment screening for controlled substances.
Registration as a Professional Engineer is required at the time of employment and as a condition of continuing employment.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Ability to analyze information, technical data, problems, situations, practices or procedures to define the problem or objective.
Ability to complete heavy workload within established time frames.
Working knowledge of engineering principles and practices.
Skill in recognizing the use of sound engineering principles and practices.
Working knowledge of principles of organization and management in an engineering environment.
Ability to identify relevant concerns or factors, identify patterns, tendencies and relationships, and recognize alternatives and their implications.
General knowledge of project and program budget tracking.
Ability to manage projects and follow through with minimal direction and/or supervision.
Ability to work as part of a team.
General knowledge of federal and State affirmative action and equal employment opportunity laws and regulations.
Ability to supervise and direct the work of professional engineers, sub-professional and skilled employees.
Ability to communicate orally using appropriate vocabulary and grammar to obtain and provide information and explain policies and procedures to persons with varying levels of engineering expertise.
Ability to write concise, logical, grammatically correct analytical reports to explain procedures and policies and present information.
Working knowledge of mathematics, algebra, geometry, trigonometry and statistics to perform calculations and professional engineering work.
Ability to evaluate and comment constructively on the performance of assigned personnel.
Ability to speak on a one-to-one basis to obtain information, explain policies and procedures, and persuade others to accept or adopt a specific opinion or action.

This recruitment may close at any time based on the number of applications received.  Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.


*The salary range indicated in this announcement is based on the Employee/Employer retirement compensation schedule. An employer-only option is available at a reduced salary range.


The State of Nevada is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its employees and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion or belief, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, domestic partnership, genetic information (GINA), or compensation and/or wages.


Nearest Major Market: Las Vegas