Arkansas Department of Transportation McGehee, AR, USA
Characteristics of Work This position is responsible for the overall operation of the Resident Engineer's office and for ensuring compliance with contract plans and specifications on assigned highway construction projects. Examples of Work The following examples are intended only as illustrations of various types of work performed. No attempt is made to be exhaustive. Related, similar, or other logical duties are performed as assigned. The Department may require employees to perform functions beyond those contained in job descriptions. The Department may modify job descriptions based on Department needs. The Arkansas Department of Transportation is an "at will" employer. Monitor the contractor's adherence to plans and specifications and to all pertinent administrative policies and procedures on assigned construction projects. Exercise judgment and initiative in maintaining, supervising, and managing a competent subordinate staff. Retain accurate records of personnel actions. Ensure that accurate, complete, and proper records are maintained on all phases of construction projects. Oversee preparation and submission of final estimates. Seek solutions to problems on construction projects not covered in the provided plans and specifications. Oversee training for construction personnel under supervision. Maintain professional human relations with contractor, public, etc. to facilitate cooperation and coordination of the project. Employee is required to frequently drive a Department vehicle to various locations within the District. Minimum Requirements Possession of a current Arkansas license to practice professional engineering. Thorough knowledge of highway engineering, construction techniques and procedures, material testing techniques and surveying. Effective leadership and communication skills. Ability to interpret and apply Department policies and procedures contained in the Resident Engineer's Manual, Manual of Field Sampling and Testing Procedures, Erosion and Sediment Control Design and Construction Manual, Standard Specifications for Highway Construction, Safety Manual, Accounting Manual and Personnel Manual. Supervisory skills and good human relations techniques. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite. Working knowledge of the Department’s project documentation, payment, and reporting software; earthwork quantity calculation software; and document management software; or equivalent systems. Valid driver’s license.