The Engineering Division of the Department of Transportation and Mobility, is seeking a highly qualified and motivated individual to become part of our Engineering team. The Engineering Project Manager supervises and performs senior-level professional engineering work in the planning, design, construction and operation of the roadway network.
**The City of
Tucson values the safety of our employees, our residents, our community, and
our visitors. In support of these values, if you are selected for this job, you
must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, except when vaccination is not
medically advised or violates your sincerely held religious beliefs. If you are
invited to join our team, you must submit proof that you are fully vaccinated
against COVID-19 to your initial HR representative, or you must request an
exemption from your representative. New employees must either provide proof of
vaccination or be granted a medical or religious exemption before working with
the City of Tucson.**
Manages and coordinates engineering projects. Oversees compliance with contracts.
This is a lead position affording guidance to other positions
performing the same tasks. This lead position also reviews workloads,
assigns work and coaches employees with specialized instructions and practices
for job accomplishments. Lead personnel may contribute to other
employees' performance evaluations, assist with the hiring process by
interviewing and making recommendations and providing input to supervisory
Manages projects by developing scopes of work, managing contract
schedules and budget issues, developing plans and specifications, performing
professional project management, directing the work of consultants and
contractors, approving payments of invoices, maintaining project schedules,
preparing reports, coordinating resources, and ensuring conformance with
engineering standards and regulatory requirements.
Oversees and administers contracts by reviewing and rating
consultant responses, negotiating design contract fees, reviewing and approving
plans, reports and other design materials, reviewing received bids and
recommending award of bid, conducting meetings, issuing permits, reviewing
plans and forwarding on for permits, resolving issues, investigating on-site
issues, preparing contract amendment, negotiating and preparing change orders,
interpreting disputed contract language, issuing warnings and determining
penalties for non-compliant work and reviewing and approving pay estimates.
Prepares and reviews special provisions, construction cost
estimates and construction schedules. Analyzes bids and schedules
preconstruction tasks for the department. Coordinates permits, reviews
schedules, reviews barricade plans and provides direction to contractor,
inspection and administrative services staff on construction projects.
Meets with the contractor regularly and documents project events daily,
communicates City expectations orally and in written form. Prepares
change orders, creates independent cost estimates and analyzes force accounts
for extra work. Approves pay estimates, updates project reporting on website
and department reports and provides information for public relations reporting.
Coordinates with other departments and agencies by sharing
technical knowledge, providing experience on policy designs, aiding in contract
administration, assisting in consultant selection, attending site
investigations and providing engineering consultation on the unique needs of
particular sites or problems.
Administers, manages and oversees project budgets by developing,
administering and managing operating and capital budgets, approving and
overseeing budget changes and payments, developing performance measures and
goals, developing ordinances and policies to ensure compliance with regulatory
requirements, identifying needs, and providing recommendations for funding
Assists with hiring personnel, assigns work tasks, reviews
employees performance, addresses equipment needs, provides training
opportunities, resolves personnel issues, and directs the work of project
Interacts with the public by tracking neighborhood improvements
and budgets, attending neighborhood meetings, representing the City at public
meetings, providing project status information to neighborhood associations and
citizen committees and responding to inquiries from the public and City
Plans for future operational needs by participating in and
overseeing development plans for future facilities, preparing budget materials
for future capital improvements, participating in long and short range capital
planning projects and developing concepts, cost estimates, budgets and time
Develops and upgrades policies and standards by evaluating the
adequacy of standard specifications, recommending revisions, researching and
investigating new materials and methods available and recommending and writing
new or revised policies.
Minimum Education Level & Type: Bachelor's Degree
Minimum Experience Qualifications: At least 3 years in engineering
Registered as a Professional Engineer in the State of Arizona
Please note that
equivalency on education and/or experience will not be accepted in this
recruitment. All applicants must meet the minimum requirements as stated above.
Special Job Requirements
Registration as a
Professional Engineer in the State of Arizona or in another state having a
reciprocity agreement with Arizona is required at time of application. If you
are registered in another state, please visit the website
http://www.btr.state.az.us/ for reciprocity requirements
Applicants who meet the minimum
qualifications will be evaluated on the education and work experience in their
employment profile and the responses to their supplemental questions. The
highest scoring applicants will then be evaluated on their Resume and Letter of Interest requested as part of this recruitment process.
An evaluation will be conducted
and scored on the Resume and Letter of Interest submitted with the application
materials via the resume tab in the application process. Please ensure that you have uploaded a resume and letter
of interest, failure to do so will result in a negative score for this portion
of the process and may impact your ability to move forward in this process.
The highest scoring applicants
will then be invited to a virtual oral board.
*It is important to note that
the City of Tucson uses Microsoft Teams for its virtual interviews. Please
ensure that you have access to this software application, if you are not able
to participate in the virtual format, please contact the H.R. Analyst listed
below for other options once you have been invited to the virtual interview.
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:
of your rating for education and work experience
of your rating for resume review
of your oral board interview
This recruitment will establish
a civil service list that will be utilized to fill vacancies occurring
within the next 6 months.
Veterans, Native American, or
Disability preference points will be added to the final score for those that
are placed on the Civil Service Employment List. If you qualify for
preference points as outlined in the Employment Profile, you must upload your
documentation as part of the application process or email it to Malena.Carreon@tucsonaz.gov. The
DD 214 must be a copy that indicates characterization of service.
If you are in need of Americans
with Disabilities Act-related accommodation during the testing process, please
call Sandra Zurbrick at (520) 260-9306 least 48 hours prior to the
To ensure accurate payroll information for tax purposes, the successful candidate will need to provide their original Social Security Card or original letter from the Social Security Administration with their social security number prior to beginning work with the City of Tucson.
The City of Tucson hires lawful workers only - US citizens or nationals and non-citizens with valid work authorization - without discrimination. Federal immigration laws require all employers to verify both the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States. In its efforts to meet the law's requirements, the City of Tucson participates in the E-Verify program established by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Social Security Administration (SSA) to aid employers in verifying the eligibility of workers.
Retired City of Tucson employees receiving benefits from the Tucson Supplemental Retirement System who are considering reemployment with the City should be aware that pursuant to Section 22-37(g) of the Tucson City Code, retirement benefits shall be suspended during the period of reemployment with the City of Tucson unless you have been separated at least twelve consecutive months before returning to work AND you return to a non-permanent employment classification. Creditable service does not accrue during any reemployment period.