TDOT Asset Management Director

Tennessee Department of Transportation

Nashville, TN

Transportation & Utilities

Position Description / Responsibilities


Salary: $145,000 annually

TDOT’s Asset Management Director (AMD) role is charged with overseeing the methods, processes, and standards designed to optimize the service life management of TDOT's extensive inventory of assets. The AMD ensures appropriate and effective data collection and analysis to best inform TDOT's asset management decisions and actions. The AMD goes beyond managing assets, they are an integrator that connects technical, engineering, financial, and other specialty functions throughout the agency. Though the role does have a strong technical component that requires a firm grasp of emerging technologies relating to asset management, it is a role focused on coaching the team to advance an enterprise vision and provide guidance on best practices. This position must lead the effort to manage TDOT's assets in such a way as to optimize service life performance within constrained budgets, but above all, must be a passionate advocate for the vital role Asset Management plays within the agency helping to integrate the contributions of many different functional group’s activities to ensure the right priorities are set to meet the agency’s mission. They are an inquisitive problem-solver and a strong communicator that can easily translate complex concepts to a wide range of audiences.

Essential Job Duties

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Position Requirements

Education and Experience:

  1. Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering
  2. Licensed PE in Civil Engineering
  3. 12 Years of Demonstrated Competency in a combination of transportation engineering, asset management, data management, data analysis, program funding, and transportation projects, including at least 3 years of management experience and 2 years supervising professional and engineering staff.

Application Instructions

Application for the Asset Management Director requires completion and submission of the following two items:

  1. Letter explaining applicant interest in the position.
  2. Résumé that is a maximum of two (2) pages.

The two items should be emailed to by November 30, 2022.

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