Contract Administration/Snow & Ice
Function (s): Contract Administration
- Acts as Chief Inspector on complex multi-phase or multi-operational projects, reporting to and working under the general guidance of a project engineer/principal engineer to ensure successful completion of projects.
- Leads inspection crew on a complex multi-phase or multi-operational project coordinating personnel and work assignments.
- Directs materials testing and performs occasional sampling and material testing in the field, analyzes test results and assures materials meet MnDOT specifications to secure certification of a construction project and determine the impact of test results and make recommendations related to materials, structural integrity for roadway and/or bridge construction projects.
- Performs highly complex inspection activities, monitors project progress, and assures all inspected work is accomplished in accordance with contract requirements.
- Performs complex documentation to record quantity and quality of materials and completes required reports in accordance with contract requirements.
- A pplies enforcement procedures to the contract for the most complex projects or as referred by the Assistant Chief Inspector to ensure successful completion of projects.
- Monitors traffic control and encourages safe contractor practices, ensures personal safety is protected and ensures the project is completed to applicable safety practices, rules, and programs.
- Develops solutions to unforeseen construction problems and/or issues in the field, serves as the contact for field personnel and the primary focal point for contractors and project engineers, communicates relevant information and knows the "go-to" people in all areas of MnDOT for help in resolving problems in the field.
- Directs, trains, or performs the measuring, completing, documenting and entering the required project documentation into AASHTOWare.
- Generates vouchers from the field and processes and distributes to Finance and the Contract Project Engineer in order to pay the contractor and/or to track payments.
- Coordinates construction inspection supplies and equipment to ensure needed supplies and equipment are available when needed.
- Directs the activities of bituminous and concrete Plant Inspectors to ensure materials meet specifications and requirements.
Function (s): Snow and Ice
- Maintains roadways for snow and ice control
- Prepares and inspects winter equipment
- Performs winter stockpile setup and transfer of anti-icing and de-icing chemicals
- A valid Class B Commercial Driver's License with tanker endorsement and no air brake restrictions
The level of experience to perform this job at the Transportation Specialist level can be achieved with:
- Four (4) years of experience performing Contract Administration (roadway and/or bridge construction) activities or related activities;
- Note: A Two year Civil or Construction Technology Degree or the following four year degrees: Architectural, Civil or Mechanical Engineering; Land Surveying / Geomatics; or equivalent may substitute for one year of experience. (In order for education coursework to be considered in lieu of work experience you must submit a copy of your transcripts).
- Working knowledge of English sufficient to read, write, speak and understand oral and written information; communicate with employees and the general public in-person or via two-way radio and other electronic devices; and to maintain routine written logs and simple records.
- The following technical certifications:
- Level 1 & 2 Bituminous Street
- Level 1 Bituminous Plant
- Level 1 & 2 Concrete Field
- Level 1 Concrete Plant
- Level 1 & 2 Grading and Base
- Level 1 & 2 Bridge Construction Inspection
APPLY ONLINE BY 12/09/2019:
- Go to www.mn.gov/careers/
- Click "External Applicants".
- On the Job Search, enter the Job Opening ID 37231in the Keywords search box and click Search.
- Click on the Job Title to view the job posting.
- Click Apply.
- When prompted for your Referral Source, please list: Internet Job Board - Indeed.
Only applicants received on mn.gov/careers/ will be considered.