Roadway Design Division Engnieer
|Department||Department of Transportation|
|Date Opened||7/6/2022 08:00:00 AM|
|Filing Deadline||7/11/2022 11:59:00 PM|
|Full or Part Time||
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This position is located in the Roadway Design Division, Central Office, Oklahoma County.
This position serves as the Roadway Design Division Engineer in the ODOT Central office. They direct the daily operations of the Roadway Design Division. Plan, direct and coordinate the division’s activities with various departments in the Transportation Cabinet, other state agencies and government entities. They are responsible for overseeing the development of roadway projects administered by ODOT, including the preparation of plans, the preparation of special provisions, and the project schedule. This position requires coordination with various disciplines to set guidelines for design. It requires the ability to analyze, resolve, and coordinate information from various ODOT divisions and field districts. They also, represent the division and/or department before various organizations and public forums.
Desired qualities for this position include - Strong understanding of all aspects of transportation design; Understanding the big picture; Ability to think outside of the box; Extensive construction and/or design experience; knowledge and understanding of federal, state and local design policies and procedures; Expansive experience with different types of plans; Ability to effectively communicate with consultants and other Divisions; Positive persistence and the ability to influence others; Ability to positively lead and motivate a team; Ability to facilitate change, act as a change agent and lead others through change successfully; Understanding and appreciation of other people's work disciplines; Ability to adapt leadership style to connect with people based on their personality traits and learning style.
At this level, an incumbent will be responsible for directing, controlling and administering the affairs of a division of an agency involved in engineering. ## Complexity of functions will be broad based encompassing all areas of the divisions’ responsibilities. Incumbents at this level will represent the agency in outside contacts, and make decisions and provide guidance to others regarding matters of agency policy, rules and regulations.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities required at this level consist of knowledge of engineering practices, principles and systems; of management principles; of the principles of effective supervision; of budget planning, development and control; and of finance and budget administration. Ability is required to design and implement engineering activities; to organize projects; to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others; to supervise personnel; to expressing ideas clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing; to manage multiple work units or program areas; to establish budget controls; and to formulate and establish agency policies.
The Oklahoma Department of Transportation (ODOT) ensures that no person or groups of persons shall, on the grounds of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, retaliation or genetic information, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be otherwise subjected to discrimination under any and all programs, services, or activities including all employment practices. To request an accommodation, please contact the ADA/504/508 Coordinator at 405-521-4140 or the Oklahoma Relay Service at 1-800-722-0353.
Education and Experience requirements at this level consist of registration as a Professional Engineer and five years of supervisory experience in a professional engineering related field, including two years of experience in an administrative or managerial capacity.
Persons appointed to engineering manager positions must possess or obtain registration as a professional engineer with the Oklahoma State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors within six (6) months from the date of appointment.
Please read instructions carefully and include all required documents when you submit your application.
No additional information will be accepted after the application has been submitted.