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3 months ago
Salary band: $10k - $15k
Location: North America, United States, Texas, Plano
Job type: Permanent
Contact: North Texas Tollway Authority
Category: Project Engineer
Job Description


The purpose of this position is to manage projects, review, analyze and recommend maintenance operations, safety, recommend improvements, and manage any special projects related to roadways and facility assets. This is accomplished by coordinating contracted and in-house maintenance work, reviewing data, inspecting work and progress, coordinating work, materials, and information with departments, consultants, contractors and outside agencies, ensuring all policies and practices are followed, managing special weather events, overseeing in-house remedies to annual inspection issues, and responding to requests for information and service. This position will serve as back-up in the absence of the Asst. Director of Maintenance-Operations.



Note: This information is intended to be descriptive of the key responsibilities of the position. The list of essential functions below does not identify all duties performed by any single incumbent in this position.

Essential Functions

Oversees in-house maintenance forces by working with managers from various divisions on issues and problems, coordinating work with other departments, reviewing work orders, inspecting work, reviewing invoices and authorizing payments, reviewing and analyzing maintenance methods, overseeing development of bids and specifications, and managing miscellaneous contracts.

Supervises projects by coordinating consultant contracts, reviewing schedules, plans and specifications, monitoring work performance, reviewing proposals and work authorizations, inspecting roads and rights of way, maintaining records, conferring with local, state and federal officials on projects and work, and responding to concerns and questions.

Completes engineering studies by reviewing plans, specifications and estimates, ensuring all submittals comply with local, state and federal regulations, coordinating consultant and construction contractors, overseeing studies and reports, preparing requests for proposals and bids, conducting pre-bid and pre-construction meetings, reviewing contract proposals and bids, and participating in the consultant selection process.

Provides engineering judgment to maintenance operations regarding conditions found in the field, reporting conditions, reviewing and modifying suggested repair methods, and reviewing and reporting results.

Develops the documented means and methods for maintenance operations to perform routine and non-routine activities.

Manages traffic and incidents by collecting and evaluating data, reviewing capacity, evaluating trends, managing the evacuation plan process, coordinating construction projects, providing communications to the public, conducting incident debriefings, and reviewing approaches which are the least disruptive.

Ability to cope with job related stress including but not limited to deadlines, customer, supervisory and staff interactions, multi-tasking and high work volumes is required.



-Description of Minimum Job Requirements-
Formal Education

Work requires specialized knowledge in a professional or technical field. Work requires professional level of knowledge of a discipline equivalent to that which is acquired in a Bachelor's degree-level of study, P.E


Over nine years of engineering experience.


Work requires the occasional direction of helpers, assistants, season employees, interns, or temporary employees. In the absence of the Asst. Director of Maintenance Operations, this position will provide back-up support.

Human Collaboration Skills

Recommendations regarding policy development and implementation are made and/or recommended. Evaluates customer satisfaction, develops cooperative associations, and utilizes resources to continuously improve customer satisfaction. Contact may involve support of controversial positions or the negotiation of sensitive issues or important presentations.

Freedom to Act

Receives Limited Direction: The employee normally performs the duty assignment according to his or her own judgment, requesting supervisory assistance only when necessary. The assignment may be reviewed upon completion. Performance is reviewed periodically.

Technical Skills

Advanced: Work requires advanced skills and knowledge in approaches and systems, which affect the design and implementation of major programs and/or processes organization-wide. Independent judgment and decision-making abilities are necessary to apply technical skills effectively.

Budget Responsibility

Oversees budget preparation of a division/section budget. Has responsibility for approval of final documents sent to the Department Head. Reviews and approves expenditures of significant budgeted funds for the division/section.


Advanced - Ability to read literature, books, reviews, scientific or technical journals, abstracts, financial reports, and/or legal documents. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in at the college level or above. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study.


Advanced - Ability to apply fundamental concepts of theories, work with advanced mathematical operations methods, and functions of real and complex variables. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in at the college level or above. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study.


Advanced - Ability to write editorials, journals, speeches, manuals, or critiques. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in at the college level or above. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study.

Certification & Other Requirements

B.S. in Civil Engineering or related field Registered as a Professional Engineer in the State of Texas or the ability to obtain a Texas license within six months. Valid Texas Driver's License.

Company Description
The NTTA is an organization sanctioned by the State of Texas to develop and maintain high-quality roadways in North Texas. NTTA tollways are designed to relieve traffic congestion and get North Texans around the region quickly, easily and safely.

Our deeper purpose is to enhance the quality of life for area residents. With board members from all around North Texas, including Collin, Denton, Dallas, Tarrant and other surrounding counties, the NTTA represents North Texas as a whole in our mission to provide a safe and reliable toll road system, increase value and mobility options for our customers, operate the Authority in a businesslike manner, protect our bondholders, and partner to meet our region's growing need for transportation infrastructure.

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