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6/7/2019
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Trans Proj Spec SPV 2-060519-176577
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State of Tennessee | Chattanooga, TN
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Job Description

Minimum Qualifications Benefits Supplemental Questions

LOCATION OF (3) POSITIONS TO BE FILLED: DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, PROJECT DEVELOPMENT - DESIGN, HAMILTON COUNTY

For a more in depth description of the TRANS PROJ SPEC SPV 2 position, please see link below:

https://www.tdot.tn.gov/PublicDocuments/HR/TransProjSpecSpv2-Region2.pdf

This classification of Transportation Project Specialist Supervisor 2 currently has an In-Range salary of $6,266 monthly or $6,579 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 five years of full-time professional civil engineering work that may include student assistant or college seasonal civil engineering work with the State of Tennessee with at least two years supervising (conducting performance evaluations) and/or providing technical guidance to professional and technical staff in a civil engineering field.

OR

Possession of a master's degree in civil engineering from an accredited college or university and experience equivalent to four years of professional civil engineering work with at least two years supervising and/or providing technical guidance to professional and technical staff in a civil engineering or structures-related field.

Substitution of Professional Registration for Education: Registration as a civil engineer with the State of Tennessee in either the civil engineering or the structural engineering discipline may substitute for the required bachelor's degree.

Substitution of Experience for Education: Experience equivalent to five years of full-time professional civil engineering work with the State of Tennessee as a Transportation Project Specialist, Transportation Project Specialist Supervisor 1, Transportation Project Specialist Senior, Transportation Project Specialist Supervisor 2; or an Operations Specialist 2, Operations Specialist 3, Operations Specialist Supervisor 1, Operations Specialist Supervisor 2; or a Roadway Specialist 2, Roadway Specialist 3, Roadway Specialist Supervisor 1, Roadway Specialist Supervisor 2; or a Structural Specialist 2, Structural Specialist 3, Structural Specialist Supervisor 1, Structural Specialist Supervisor 2 with at least two years supervising (conducting performance evaluations) and/or providing technical guidance to professional and technical staff in a civil engineering or structures-related field.

Other Requirements:

Necessary Special Qualifications: A valid motor vehicle operator license may be required. Employees assigned Regional Traffic Engineer duties in the Tennessee Department of Transportation must possess and maintain a current certificate of registration in active status as a professional engineer with the State of Tennessee in either the civil engineering or structural engineering disciplines.

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

Job Overview:

Summary: Under general supervision, is responsible for professional supervisory civil engineering work of considerable difficulty over civil engineering staff in areas related to constructing or maintaining a structure, runway, or roadway, including geotechnical and materials testing; and performs related work as required.

Distinguishing Features: An employee in this class is responsible for: Providing technical guidance either through coordinating the activities or overseeing a technical section (i.e., traffic engineering, materials and test, and bridge inspection) for a region; or overseeing technical guidance provided on a statewide basis for a specialized area such as construction, maintenance, materials and test, or bridge inspection. Coordinating the work of a structural or hydraulic design team which involves giving final approval to hydraulic or structural design plans and resolving inquiries or problems with other divisions and agencies.

Coordinating the activities of a roadway design team which involves giving final approval to roadway design plans and resolving inquiries or problems with other divisions and agencies or overseeing a regional survey office.

This class differs from a Senior Transportation Project Specialist in that the latter acts as a regional or statewide specialist in providing professional and technical guidance for constructing, maintaining, or designing transportation structures, reporting directly to a Transportation Project Supervisor 2 or Civil Engineering Manager. This class differs from Civil Engineering Manager 1 in that an incumbent of the latter is responsible for managing a materials acceptance office, runway design section, or structural or roadway design staff for a region or a civil engineering section statewide such as hydraulic design, special designs, traffic, geotechnical engineering, or bridge evaluation.

Competencies (KSA's): Competencies:

* Problem Solving
* Directing Others
* Confronting Direct Reports
* Managerial Courage
* Drive for Result
* Written Communication
* Composure
* Integrity and Trust
* Motivating Other
* Decision Quality

Knowledge:

* Advanced knowledge of plant and animal species and habitat
* Advanced knowledge of building and constructing transportation infrastructure and facilities
* Advanced knowledge of designing transportation infrastructure and facilities
* Advanced knowledge of engineering and technology
* Advanced knowledge of historical and archeological sites
* Advanced knowledge of relevant codes, regulations, and laws
* Advanced knowledge of mathematical formulas used in algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and graphing
* Advanced knowledge of geological conditions, features, and descriptions
* Advanced knowledge of mechanics of materials, statics, dynamics, hydraulics, and other physical principles
* Advanced knowledge of production and processing of construction materials
* Advanced knowledge of the transportation system
* Advanced knowledge of safety laws, rules, regulations and policies, and best practices
* Advanced knowledge of administration and management principals
* Advanced knowledge of office software, record keeping, and form development
* Advance knowledge of presentation methods and classroom instruction
* Knowledge of personnel recruitment, selection and training
* Advanced knowledge of traffic control devices and applications

Skills:

* Advanced application of formulas used in algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and graphing
* Effective oral communication to individuals and groups
* Effective written communication through letters, reports, memos, and technical documents
* Reading comprehension of technical reports, laws, rules, policies and procedures
* Advanced application of scientific rules and methods
* Coordination of processes and people
* Instructing individuals and/or groups on technical processes and procedures
* Advanced skill of negotiation
* Skill of complex problem solving
* Skill in the application and use of office, databases, drafting, modeling, and analyzing software
* Quality control analysis through conducting tests and inspections
* Monitoring performance of internal and external staff
* Critical thinking
* Troubleshooting
* Judgment and decision making
* Systems evaluation
* Management of material resources
* Time management
* Active learning
* Active listening
* Learning strategies

Abilities:

* Deductive Reasoning
* Inductive Reasoning
* Mathematical Reasoning
* Memorization
* Oral Comprehension
* Oral Expression
* Problem Sensitivity
* Selective Attention
* Time Sharing
* Visualization
* Written Comprehension
* Written Expression