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TDOT Operations District Spec-082317-162118
State of Tennessee | Memphis, Tennessee
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Job Description

Minimum Qualifications Benefits Supplemental Questions


This classification of TDOT Operations District Specialist currently has an In-Range salary of $4,675 monthly or $4,909 monthly if the incumbent possesses a P.E. license or Master's Degree at the time of hire.

Education and Experience: Education equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor's degree in civil engineering and experience equivalent to one year of full-time professional civil engineering work that may include student assistant or college seasonal civil engineering work with the State of Tennessee. Candidate must have passed the National Council of Examiners and Surveys' (NCEES) Fundamentals of Engineering exam.


Possession of a master's degree in civil engineering from an accredited college or university and passage of the National Council of Examiners and Surveys' (NCEES) Fundamentals of Engineering exam.

Substitution of Education for Experience: None

Substitution of Experience for Certification: Experience equivalent to twelve years of full-time professional civil engineering work may substitute for passage of the National Council of Examiners and Surveys' (NCEES) Fundamentals of Engineering exam.

Other Requirements:

Necessary Special Qualifications: Applicants for this class must:

* Possess a motor vehicle operator license that is valid in the State of Tennessee.

Examination Method: Education and Experience,100%, for Preferred Service positions.

Job Overview:

Summary: Under general supervision, is responsible for performing non-routine professional civil engineering work of considerable difficulty related to constructing and maintaining a roadway and/or bridge, and performs related work as required. This position may supervise technical and paraprofessional civil engineering staff in district operations.

Distinguishing Features: An employee in this title will apply professional level civil engineering principles to ensure the construction and maintenance of roads, and/or bridges adhere to civil engineering specifications and standards. This position differs from the TDOT Operations Technician Supervisor class in that the latter performs paraprofessional civil engineering work by providing assistance to a TDOT Operations District Specialist. This position reports to and differs from the TDOT Operations District Supervisor class in that the latter supervises an operations field office and coordinates the activities of multiple inspection teams and/or maintenance units.

Competencies (KSA's):


* Decision Quality
* Strategic Agility
* Problem Solving
* Process Management
* Timely Decision Making
* Conflict Management
* Drive for Results
* Negotiating
* Integrity and Trust


* Intermediate knowledge of roadway and bridge construction materials and techniques
* Intermediate knowledge of office clerical tasks including data entry and form completion (written or electronic)
* Intermediate knowledge of engineering science and technology
* Intermediate knowledge of operating a variety of on and off road vehicles used for roadway maintenance and construction
* Intermediate knowledge of work zone establishment and safety procedures
* Intermediate knowledge of personal protective equipment, operation, and use
* Intermediate knowledge of roadway construction plans


* Skill in the application of advanced mathematics
* Reading comprehension of technical documents and specifications
* Writing reports
* Speaking to groups and/or individuals to convey and/or interpret technical information
* Intermediate skill instructing subordinates
* Negotiation
* Intermediate skill coordinating subordinates and work activities
* Intermediate report and form writing skills
* Service orientation skills
* Social perceptiveness skills
* Complex problem solving
* Judgment and decision making
* Systems evaluation
* Time management skill


* Management of Financial, Material and/or Personnel Resources
* Deductive Reasoning
* Oral Comprehension
* Oral Expression
* Mathematical Reasoning
* Visualization
* Written Expression
* Spatial Orientation
* Written Comprehension
* Multi-Limb Coordination
* Reaction Time
* Dynamic Flexibility
* Gross Body Equilibrium
* Depth Perception
* Peripheral Vision
* Speech Clarity
* Speech Recognition

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