ENGINEERING ASSOCIATE

Recruitment #2109-2011-001

Introduction

The City of Tucson Department of Transportation and Mobility (DTM) is seeking qualified applicants to join our diverse, vibrant, progressive, and engaged workforce.  As an employer of choice, the City of Tucson provides paid parental leave, tuition reimbursement, Employee Wellness programs, an attractive benefits package and alternate work schedules to qualifying employees.    

The Pavement Management unit is seeking a highly motivated individual to provide professional-level customer service by inspecting and inventorying roadways for the City of Tucson and Pima Association of Governments (PAG).  This position requires the use of specific software, operation of a technical "road analyzer" vehicle and a substantial amount of field work.

General Description

Manages and coordinates roadway data collection, asset management and data analysis for DTM and PAG Regional partner agencies.

Produces and reviews reports, plans, maps, and provides customer service.

Essential Functions

Operates and maintains the Automated Road Analyzer (ARAN) van on a continual basis which includes vehicular, computer systems/instrumentation, and software components.

Performs street inspections including PASER (Pavement Surface Evaluation and Rating) and PCI (Pavement Condition Index) which involve “windshield” and roadside data collection and analysis.

Manages, updates and maintains records in Cartêgraph OMS asset management database as it pertains to pavement assets.

Manages projects and coordinates and corresponds with contractors, developers, public agencies and technical support staff by preparing plans and specifications, reviewing drawings and plans, conducting and attending meetings, answering questions, creating and delivering presentations, providing advice, participating in public outreach, resolving problems, developing and maintaining project budgets and schedules, tracking and reviewing agreements and monetary changes, processing pay estimates, preparing, updating and distributing logs, verifying billings submitted by contractors and conducting field inspections.  

Reviews plans and reports by researching and reviewing plats, plans, statements, reports, and contracts for compliance with regulations and specifications, verifying data and calculations, identifying and resolving conflicts and reviewing system capabilities and proposed enhancements.  

Guides technicians, interns or other personnel by monitoring and reviewing projects, prioritizing and distributing workloads, communicating, corresponding and sharing expertise.  

Provides customer service by answering questions, researching information and problems, retrieving files and maps, providing permit application approval and review, handling complaints and violations and identifying solutions.  

Initiates maintenance requests.

Maintains files, receives and sends correspondence, reviews city requests, creates and maintains models and maps, compiles and analyzes data, provides information regarding policies and procedures, rules, regulations and codes, and prepares reports. 

Occasionally directs helpers, assistants, seasonal employees, interns, volunteers or temporary employees and may temporarily act in a higher capacity.  

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Education Level & Type: Associate's Degree in Engineering, Architecture or a closely related field.

Minimum Experience Qualifications: At least 2 years of engineering experience utilizing principles and practices of civil engineering and the methods and techniques used in planning, design, and construction.  

An equivalent combination of education, training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of this position may be considered.

A valid Driver’s License.

Preferred Qualifications

Proficiency in Microsoft Office 365, relational databases (SQL), and ESRI Maps and ArcGIS software.

Knowledge of roadway design and construction.

Selection Plan

Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications will be evaluated on the education and work experience in their employment profile, responses to their supplemental questions and a review of their cover letter and resume.

  • Resume and cover letter reviews will take place the week of September 26, 2021
NOTE:  FAILURE TO SUBMIT A COVER LETTER AND RESUME WILL RESULT IN A ZERO SCORE WHICH COULD RESULT IN THE APPLICANT NOT MOVING ON TO THE ORAL BOARD INTERVIEWS.

 The highest scoring applicants will then be invited to participate in an Oral Board Interview

  • Oral Board interviews will be held on October 7, 2021

Upon completion of all examination processes, the highest scoring applicants will be placed on the Civil Service Employment List.  An applicant's ranking on the Civil Service list will be based on their final score which will be calculated as:      

  • 10% of your rating for the Training and Experience
  • 20% of your rating for the Resume and Cover Letter review
  • 70% of your rating for the Oral Board Interview
This list will be utilized to fill vacancies occurring within the next 6 months.

If you are in need of Americans with Disabilities Act-related accommodation during the testing process, please call Sandra Zurbrick at (520) 260-9306 at least 48 hours prior to the evaluation.



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