District Engineer

State of Arizona Holbrook, AZ

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All Arizona state employees operate within the Arizona Management System (AMS), an intentional, results-driven approach for doing the work of state government whereby every employee reflects on performance, reduces waste, and commits to continuous improvement with sustainable progress. Through AMS, every state employee seeks to understand customer needs, identify problems, improve processes, and measure results. State employees are highly engaged, collaborative and embrace a culture of public service.

Infrastructure Delivery and Operations Division (IDO)


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2407 Navajo Blvd Holbrook, AZ 86025


The District Engineer is the chief administrative and executive officer of the District and has the power, authority and responsibility for organizing and directing the District operations in accordance with and for the performance of the District functions. The District Engineer shall have all those powers needed and delegated by a directive to cause the organization to operate in a responsible business-like manner and to discharge duties owed the public and others in an efficient timely manner.

Other duties Include:

* Direct engineering and supervision required by construction, reconstruction or improvement on all state highways, state routes and other public roads

* Direct the maintenance and upkeep of all state highways, state routes and other department/district facilities improvement

* Meet cooperate with federal, state, county or local governments jurisdictions, as well as the Hopi Tribe and Navajo Nation, for the planning, construction, operation and maintenance of street and road systems

* Negotiate agreements on behalf of the state with counties, cities, towns for the improvement or maintenance of state highways, state routes and such other public roads as agreed upon

* Promote cooperation, resolutions of issues and effective communication

* Provide leadership coaching for District supervisors and personnel

* Convey leadership, coaching and guidance relating to the Department's Quality Initiative and Strategic Plan


Knowledge of:

* Principles and practices of civil engineer as applied to the design, construction and maintenance of state highway system

* Effective administration methods

* Procedures and techniques utilized in managing resources assigned to a large work unit

* Applicable Federal and State statutes and ADOT standards policies and procedures

* Procedures and techniques used in developing program and project cost estimates

Skills in:

* Work management and work leadership

* Interpersonal relations as applied to contacts with contractors, representatives of other governmental jurisdictions, subordinate staff and the public

* Analysis and evaluation of a wide variety of highly technical engineering data

* Oral and written communication

* Interpreting and implementing policies, procedures and regulations

Ability to;

* Analysis and evaluation of a wide variety and highly technical engineering data

* Oral and written communication

* Interpreting and implementing policies, procedures and regulations


* Bachelor degree in Civil Engineering or a closely related field

* 5 to 10 years experience in the civil engineering field


* State of Arizona Registration as a Professional Engineer or be eligible for reciprocity in the State of Arizona.


The State of Arizona provides an excellent comprehensive benefits package including:

* Affordable medical, dental, life, and short-term disability insurance plans

* Top-ranked retirement and long-term disability plans

* Accrued vacation at 4.00 hours bi-weekly for the first 3 years

* sick days at 3.70 hours bi-weekly

* 10 paid holidays per year

* Deferred compensation plan

* Wellness plans

Please visit http://www.azdot.gov/Inside_ADOT/HR/Employment.asp to learn more about benefits given to ADOT employees.


This position requires possession of a valid Arizona Class D Driver License. Candidates for this position must complete page 5 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). 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). The review must show an acceptable driving record prior to any offer of employment being made by ADOT. Employment is contingent upon an acceptable MVR.

All newly hired employees will be subject to the E-Verify Employment Eligibility Verification Program.

ADOT supports a diverse multi-cultural workforce that reflects the community, promotes equal opportunity at all levels of the Agency, and creates an inclusive work environment that enables all individuals to perform to their fullest potential free from discrimination.

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