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State of Massachusetts District Project Development Engineer in Worcester, Massachusetts

About MassDOT At MassDOT, transportation is not just about roads and bridges, or trains and buses – it is about people. Our mission begins with customers - individuals, businesses, municipalities, and regional transit agencies. We support programs and projects that deliver a high return on investment. MassDOT supports the economic, quality of life, and environmental goals of the Commonwealth. Position Summary The incumbent of this position will function as the D3 Project Development Engineer and will supervise the activities of subordinate engineers engaged in Civil Engineering work in the Project Development Section (Planning, Design, Environmental, State Aid, Utility and Constructability) to ensure operation and compliance to standard procedures. Duties & Responsibilities * Assists the District Highway Director in the operation of the District by providing information and recommendations concerning Project Development related issues. * Monitor and/or manage Consultants as necessary and provide feedback on performance. * Work with HQ and Cities/Towns on project prioritization and recommendations to DHD. * Establishes priorities for in-house design of District 3 civil engineering projects. Oversees advancement of those projects to completed PS&E stage for advertisement and construction, including the review of complex and diversified engineering data such as designs, design exception workbooks, proposal documents, bid estimates etc. for conformance with MassDOT standards and established priorities. * Establishes priorities of review for municipal and state consultant designed highway projects and highways aspects of bridge projects for the Statewide Road and Bridge Program and the Western Turnpike. * Oversees advancement of municipal and state consultant designed projects to completed PS & E stage for advertisement and construction, including the review of complex and diversified engineering data such as designs, design exception workbooks, proposal documents, bid estimates etc. for conformance with MassDOT standards and established priorities. * Teaches and demonstrates MassDOT Standard Operating Procedures, rules and regulations while employing fair Supervisory practices for all members of the workforce. * Oversees the development of design scope for highway projects in District 3 through the Project Need/Project Scope (PN/PS) process to ensure an appropriate design that addresses identifies needs while staying within budgetary constraints of state and federal funding programs. * Attends and represents the Highway Administrator at Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) meetings. Works with MPOs and Regional Planning Agencies (RPAs) in development of the Transportation Improvement Program (TIP), assessing project design progress to ensure projects meet TIP advertisement dates and stay within the programmed budget. * Coordinates with federal, state, and local officials, including Boston Project Management, Environmental, Right of Way to ensure proper development of district designed civil engineering projects and timely delivery of district advertised projects. * Represents the District at public hearing and meetings with federal, state, and local officials. * Oversees the sections overtime and ensures appropriate use of overtime funds to advance the district’s goals and priorities. * Provides formal responses for signature, to inquiries regarding District 3 projects, including performing site investigations. * With assistance of the District Planner, review PN/PS submitted to the district, meet with communities to discuss projects and to develop appropriate scope of work and estimate for preparation of submission to Pre-PRC and represents the District at the Project Review Committee (PRC) meetings. * Directly or indirectly supervises a staff of approximately 20 to 30 employees and is responsible for the completion of employee reviews of the section. First consideration will be given to those applicants that apply within the first 14 days. Minimum Entrance Requirements: Applicants must have at least (A) six years of full-time, or equivalent part-time, technical or professional experience in civil engineering work in such areas as construction, survey, design, transportation, hydraulics, structural, sanitary, drafting, environmental, highway, architectural, airport, soils and materials, of which (B) at least four years must have been in a professional capacity, and (C) of which at least three years must have been in a supervisory capacity, or (D) any equivalent combination of the required experience, and the substitutions below. Substitutions: I. An Associate’s degree with a major in civil engineering* or civil engineering technology* may be substituted for a maximum of one year of the required (A) experience.* II. A Bachelor’s degree with a major in civil engineering* or civil engineering technology* may be substituted for a maximum of two years of the required (A) experience.* III. A Graduate degree with a major in civil engineering* may be substituted for a maximum of three years of the required (A) experience and one year of the required (B) experience. NOTE: The terms civil engineering and civil engineering technology include related engineering disciplines, such as construction, survey, hydraulics, design, transportation, structural, soils, sanitary, environmental, drafting, highway, architectural, mining, airport and materials. Education toward such a degree will be prorated on the basis of the proportion of the requirements actually completed. NOTE: Educational substitutions will only be permitted for a maximum of one year of the required (B) experience. No substitutions will be permitted for the required (C) experience. SPECIAL REQUIREMENT: Based on assignment, possession of a current and valid Massachusetts Class D Motor Vehicle Operator's License may be required. FOR NON-MassDOT APPLICANTS: Applicants for this position must possess a Bachelor’s Degree in an appropriate engineering discipline and E.I.T. certification or P.E. registration for appointment to this position. FOR MassDOT EMPLOYEES: Applicants for this position must possess a Bachelor’s Degree in an appropriate engineering discipline and E.I.T. certification or P.E. registration for appointment to this position, or hold a position in the Department in one of the next two lower titles than the position applied for, in the same or similar career ladder. Executive Order #595: As a condition of employment, successful applicants will be required to have received COVID-19 vaccination or an approved exemption as of their start date. Details relating to demonstrating compliance with this requirement will be provided to applicants selected for employment. Applicants who receive an offer of employment who can provide documentation that the vaccine is medically contraindicated or who object to vaccination due to a sincerely held religious belief may make a request for exemption. All job applications must be submitted online through MassCareers to be considered. * For questions regarding the job posting, email Tricia.Weston@dot.state.ma.us. * For general questions regarding MassDOT, call the Human Resources Service Center at 857-368-4722. * For a disability -related reasonable accommodation or alternative application method, call ADA Coordinator, Heather Ulesoo 617-851-9447. An Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. *Job: Engineering* *Organization: Massachusetts Department of Transportation *Title: *District Project Development Engineer Location: Massachusetts-Worcester - 499 Plantation St Requisition ID: 2200054V

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