Staff 2, Associate Engineer

State of Nevada Minden, NV
The Position

Staff Associate Engineers perform professional engineering assignments not requiring licensure by the State Board of Professional Engineers & Land Surveyors.

Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform advanced-level work and may provide work direction and training to others.

The position is located in the Local Public Agency (LPA) Section of the Design Division in Carson City. Incumbent is responsible for planning, organizing, and coordinating the completion of transportation related projects with department staff, public agencies, consultants, and federal agencies. Duties include developing legal agreements or supplemental agreements with local public agencies; reviewing and approving local public agency and consultant construction plans, specifications, and estimates to ensure compliance with established standards and policies; ensuring appropriate use of federal funds; ensuring all environmental and right-of-way issues are addressed; providing guidance to local agencies to ensure compliance with federal requirements; ensuring that projects stay within scope; coordinating with the resident engineer to ensure the project is built in accordance with applicable laws and regulations; reviewing and approving local public agency invoices throughout the life of a project; and developing reports, design data, and other documentation as needed. NOTE: THIS RECRUITMENT MAY BE USED TO UNDERFILL A PROFESSIONAL ENGINEER. INCUMBENT MAY MOVE TO THE NEXT LEVEL UPON MEETING THE MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS, SATISFACTORY PERFORMANCE, AND APPROVAL OF THE APPOINTING AUTHORITY. Women and under-represented groups are encouraged to apply. Nevada Department of Transportation is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its employees and does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, religion or belief, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, genetic information (GINA), or gender identity and expression.

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To Qualify:

In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:

Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications) Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in civil engineering or closely related engineering field and two years of professional engineering experience; OR Certification by the Nevada State Board of Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors as an Engineer Intern, and two years of professional engineering experience in civil engineering or closely related engineering field; OR two years of experience as a Staff I, Associate Engineer or Supervisor I, Associate Engineer in Nevada State service; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience. Special Notes Employees in this class who are not registered professional engineers may not represent themselves as such to other persons or entities.