The Muscogee Nation   Okmulgee, OK   Full-time     Other
Posted on September 8, 2022

Muscogee (Creek) Nation

Seeking a Manager

Description: Under the supervision of the Secretary of Interior Affairs, the Federal Roads Manager shall have overall supervisory authority over the Federal Roads Department. Manager shall be responsible for the formulation of overall policies, standards and methods for design, construction and maintenance of the Federal Roads Department. Manager shall oversee planning, design and construction of new road construction and maintenance projects for Federal Roads Department within the Muscogee (Creek) Nation.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
" Shall collaborate and work with all necessary agencies to ensure the smooth operation of the Federal Roads Department. Shall ensure all necessary reporting is done correctly and submitted on time.
" Shall plan new construction projects and maintenance projects on the roads within the Muscogee (Creek) Nation in accordance with an approved Transportation Improvement Plan (TIP).
" Shall develop plans, specifications and cost estimates for surface transportation projects according to established engineering standards and state or federal construction policy.
" Shall procure services of consultants when necessary to ensure all phases of the program are functioning to maximum capacity. Shall review and approve all planning and design activities performed by staff and consultants.
" Coordinate and monitor the on-site construction to assure adequate testing and inspection of materials and workmanship are being completed.
" Shall contact County Commissioners, City Representatives or other entities in order to obtain materials, laborers, and other services as outlined in the Memorandums of Agreement (MOA).
" Shall contact landowners and make preliminary negotiations with landowners to obtain temporary construction land easements for material borrow areas, channel changes and for location of construction campsite.
" Shall devise methods to overcome construction problems and make periodic reviews and inspections to ensure compliance with plans and specifications.
" Shall review and approve all expenditures for the Federal Roads Department
" Shall be responsible for monitoring all budgets for the Federal Roads Department to ensure efficient operations of the overall programs.
" Develop cost estimates and special studies to determine economic engineering feasibility on various Tribal roads construction and maintenance projects.
" Shall be 24 hour call for Road Construction to be available for any and all emergency situations that may occur on road projects.
" Shall be responsible for the staffing, supervision, training, and evaluation of all employees within the department.
" Shall perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements:
" Bachelor's Degree or related (10) ten years specialized experience. Must possess knowledge of civil and geotechnical engineering concepts, principals and practices pertaining to the construction and maintenance of highways, bridges, roads, trails and drainage structures. Must possess knowledge of right-of-way acquisitions, archeological clearances, and system engineering. Must possess excellent oral and written communication skills.
" Must have a Valid Oklahoma Driver's License.

Preferred Requirements:
" Bachelor's degree in related field and (10) ten years specialize experience.

Muscogee (Creek) and Indian Preference