Who is LBJ Infrastructure Group?
 
LBJ Infrastructure Group (LBJIG), NTE Mobility Partners (NTEMP) and NTE Mobility Partners Segments 3 (NTEMPS3) are made up of Cintra-led consortiums to finance, design, build, operate and maintain three major D-FW highway corridors: North Tarrant Express, LBJ Express and NTE I-35W. These projects have improved mobility by adding capacity through a combination of general highway lanes and continuous frontage roads, along with tolled express lanes (TEXpress Lanes) that use variable pricing to keep traffic flowing even during peak travel times. The $6.1 billion projects span 36.8 miles and provide some of the most innovative, congestion management solutions in North Texas.
 
What makes us different?
 
Our people come first. We want every single employee to develop both professionally and personally. With a strong focus on growth potential, we look to our internal employees as potential candidates for both national and international opportunities. We aim to achieve greatness by promoting from within every chance we get. We work hard, play hard, and strive every day for success and achievement. With a diverse group of professionals working in a fast-paced environment, we achieve milestones constantly. And if that weren’t enough, we offer our employees highly competitive insurance benefits, Paid Time Off and a matching 401(k) program.
 
Your next calling: 
 
As the Senior Operations & Maintenance Engineer, you will manage and monitor all infrastructure renewal campaigns during the operations phase at LBJ, NTE, and NTE3 highways. The ideal candidate requires to have a highway construction background and to be competent in data analysis and project management to ensure optimal lifecycle renewal/refurbishment/repair works/new construction works (CAPEX works) for the assets of the highways. The individual will report to the O&M Engineer Manager and work closely with the LBJ’s and NTE’s COOs, managers, engineers and employees and external parties. S/he eventually will attend meetings with state and local officials.  
 
Functions key to success:

 
  • Manages, coordinates and supervises CAPEX works on the field, prepares lane closures, reviews workplans and coordinates with other activities, ensuring that best practices are applied in the performance on the works
  • Oversee and control on site works performed by subcontractors to ensure quality and performance are as required.
  • Prepare field investigation reports to control proper performance of CAPEX works
  • Prepares RFPs and oversees any other technical advisory services or surveys which might be needed for the CAPEX works.
  • In coordination with the COO and the O&M department (when required), responsible for the management of the design and construction processes for new works or assets along or adjacent to the existing highways
  • Review plans, specifications, contract documents and reports required to perform any renewal activity on the road. This includes design documentation, procedures and quality control methods, work plans and standard requirements
  • Analyzes current conditions of each asset to determine their actual life expectancy during the remainder of the concession period and program/manage the required CAPEX works
  • Works closely with the COOs and other departments to research and analyze data, detecting trends and pursuing long-term corrective and preventative methodologies to maximize the value of the asset by extending its life expectancy and minimizing cost of CAPEX works, while meeting quality standards and contractual requirements
  • Coordinates with the ITS Department implementation and relocation of field equipment
  • Cooperates with the Financial Department in the achievement of the budgetary goals
  • Assists COOs in the review and approval of all plans, contracts and invoices
  • Assists Maintenance Director and Maintenance Managers in all technical issues that might be needed in relation with CAPEX works
  • Prepares the Renewal Work Schedule for each project on an annual basis and assists the COOs and the O&M Manager in the preparation of the annual CAPEX forecast updates
  • Assists the COOs in meetings and negotiations with different stakeholders (Texas Department of Transportation, Cities, main vendors and suppliers, etc.)
  • Update our asset management tool (Vueworks) and other tools and systems (GIS, data analytics platforms, etc.) according to the different CAPEX works performed
  • When required, participates in innovation and research groups at a shareholder/corporate level
  • Supervises any onsite inspections to verify measurements are taken accordingly to standards
  • Serves as a liaison with personnel from the Independent Engineer’s (IE) office for the regular audits and reports related to infrastructure
  • Prepares and submits all monthly, quarterly and annual reports required by contract or by our internal policy
  • Ensures full compliance with our technical requirements, especially with CDA’s O&M Measurement and Performance Table for the three projects
  • Actively promotes the safety of the department and the employees
  • Performs other job-related duties as needed

What you bring to the table:
 
You have worked hard to achieve success in your educational career, now put it to use.  A bachelor’s degree in civil engineering or a related field is required for this position; in addition to 4-7+ years of experience in highway construction and/or maintenance is required or technical department in a major infrastructure developer.  If the answer is yes, you can check off another box. Experience at technical office during construction projects will be preferred. Candidate must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license. Finally, previous experience in Texas market would be the cherry on top.
 
With success comes a high level of professionalism. We already know you possess the following qualities, but we just wanted to remind you of what is important to LBJ:

 
  • Effectively manages tasks and tight deadlines
  • Easy adaptation to variable work schedule (day and night works), always with sufficient rest time period
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Must be very detail oriented and have analytical capabilities
  • Innovative and flexible mindset
  • Ability to interact with colleagues in a self-managed team structure
  • Strong interpersonal communication, decision-making and resolution skills
  • Must be able to multitask, problem solve and prioritize, within a fast-paced environment
 
Finally, in a technology-driven world, it is important to know your way around a computer. For this role, it will be important to know the basics of the following:

 
  • Must be able to demonstrate computer proficiency, especially within Microsoft Excel, Project, Word and Power Point, as well as PC based programs
  • CAD and/or MicroStation experience required
  • VUE Works (asset management tool) and ArcGIS experience desirable
  • Experience in data analytics desirable
 
Our working environment:
LBJ wants to ensure that all of their employees are comfortable and able to work in the type of culture and environment we have built our business on. Availability to oversee night works up to 50% is a crucial aspect of this position. Our office is typically quiet with low noise levels; however, you will often hear employees laughing and commiserating amongst themselves. Effective communication will be key for this role and will require you to talk and hear others. You will probably spend the majority of your time sitting and/or walking around the office or field, whether to visit a co-worker or make it to a meeting on time and there may be occasional long hours to put in if you are diligently working to complete a project and finish a report. Specific vision abilities required by this job include ability to adjust focus for those long hours on a computer screen. There could be a time when you may need to lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, but not very often. Finally, there will be some local travel involved with this role! Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
 

 

This is a non-management position
This is a full time position

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