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Iowa Department of Administrative Services Transportation Engineer Specialist in Ames, Iowa

Transportation Engineer Specialist

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Transportation Engineer Specialist

Salary

$72,779.20 - $111,924.80 Annually

Location

Ames - 50010 - Story County, IA

Job Type

Full-time

Agency

645 Iowa Department of Transportation

Job Number

22-01298

Closing

12/2/2021 11:59 PM Central

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#LI-POST

Point of Contact

Jimmy Ellis - Jimmy.Ellis@iowadot.us

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Job Description

Location:This position is located in Ames, IA

What we offer YOU:

  • Team-oriented, positive work environment

  • Excellent benefits package

  • Biweekly vacation accrual and separate sick leave

  • Paid opportunities for professional growth and development – including training, courses and conferences

  • Iowa Public Employee Retirement System (IPERS) Retirement Package

  • Company provided vehicle for all work-related activities

  • Employee discounts from a variety of vendors (fitness, recreation, & travel)

Our Core Focus:

The Core Focus of the Iowa DOT isMaking Lives Better Through Transportation. We need talented, passionate people working together to make this happen. We are looking to grow our teams with people who share our energy and enthusiasm for making that mission a reality every single day: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lXfzUqeUz0A

This position will demonstrate actions and behaviors guided by the DOT’s five CORE values:Safety First, People Matter, Customer Focused, Servant Leadership, and Integrity Without Exception.

Contributing to Our Core Focus:

The Transportation Engineer Specialist will work in a variety of civil engineering capacities within the Bureau, including:

  • Develop preliminary bridge and culvert plans in the preliminary section of the Bridges and Structures Bureau as a licensed professional engineer. This includes performing hydrologic and hydraulic design and analysis of various types of complex and/or unique highway structures including both bridges and culverts.

  • Project manager/coordinator for large and/or complex projects that requires developing and communicating design methodologies and standards to consultants or other offices within the DOT for preliminary bridge design.

  • Provide technical engineering assistance as needed to Transportation engineers and design technicians in the preliminary design of plans for all types of highway structures from simple to complex.

  • Make inspections and write reports containing recommendations and estimates on structures that must be repaired or reconstructed to maintain serviceability of the highway system

  • Develop and implement improvements to Preliminary Bridge Design policy and procedures.

  • Provide expertise to field personnel, the Offices of Construction and Maintenance and the Districts regarding complex construction and maintenance issues involving hydraulics and drainage structures.

Licensure:Responsible for maintaining a professional engineer license by meeting continuing education requirements and all other professional obligations required by the State of Iowa.

Work Hours:M-F, flex available

Travel:This position may require some overnight travel.

Excited to pursue the next step in your career? Apply today!

Minimum Qualification Requirements

Applicants must meet at least one of the following minimum requirements to qualify for positions in this job classification:

1) All of the following (a and b):

a. Licensure as a professional engineer; and

b. Two years of full-time professional work experience in transportation engineering or civil engineering.

2) All of the following (a, b, and c):

a. Licensure as a professional engineer; and

b. One year of full-time professional work experience in transportation engineering or civil engineering; and

c. Graduation from an accredited college or university with a master’s degree in chemical, civil, construction, environmental, materials, structural, or transportation engineering; engineering management; or a field closely related to transportation engineering.

3) Current, continuous experience in the state executive branch that includes one year of full-time work as a Transportation Engineer.

For additional information, please click on thislink to view the job description (https://das.iowa.gov/sites/default/files/hr/documents/class_and_pay/JobClassDescriptions/TransportationEngineerSpecialist-04244.pdf) .

Additional Qualification Requirements

Prior to appointment, applicants must possess active licensure as a professional engineer by the Iowa Engineering & Land Surveying Examining Board.

Join Us!

Whether it's caring for those in need, making highways safer, or improving agriculture production, the work that we do matters to the people of Iowa.

We take our responsibilities and the public trust very seriously. We are committed to delivering the services that matter most to the people of Iowa. If you have the skills, the commitment and the desire to make a difference, then we invite you to explore the career opportunities available with the State of Iowa.

CareerChoices

State government is one of the largest employers in Iowa, and also one of the most diverse. From state trooper to nurse to engineer, the state offers a wide variety of career opportunities.

Benefits

The state offers paid vacation, sick time and holidays, a defined benefit retirement plan, health, dental, vision, and long-term disability insurance along with flexible spending accounts. For more information, please visit the executive branch employee benefits website (http://goo.gl/rHiarg) .

The State of Iowa is committed to providing an outstanding employment experience. Check out thisBenefits Beyond the Paycheck brochure (https://das.iowa.gov/sites/default/files/hr/documents/employment/Benefits_Beyond_the_Paycheck.pdf) .

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Do you understand that the answers to all of the following questions must be truthful, honest, and accurate to the best of your ability?

Please read all questions and answers thoroughly and make sure you understand them completely.Ensure the answers to your questions match the information filled out on your application and the attachments you have uploaded. If the answers to your questions are inconsistent with your application information or uploaded attachments, you will be given zero points for the question.Knowingly misrepresenting the facts when submitting any information related to an application, examination, certification, appeal, or any other facet of the selection process will result in your disqualification from this application and future employment with the state of Iowa.

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  • No

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Have you filed a registration statement pursuant to the federal Foreign Agents Registration Act of 1938, as amended, 22 U.S.C. §611 et seq?

  • No - I have NOT filed a registration statement pursuant to the federal Foreign Agents Registration Act of 1938, as amended, 22 U.S.C. §611 et seq

  • Yes - I HAVE filed a registration statement pursuant to the federal Foreign Agents Registration Act of 1938, as amended, 22 U.S.C. §611 et seq

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    Are you licensed as a professional engineer?IF YES– How many years do you have of full-time professional work experience in transportation engineering or civil engineering?

  • No experience to less than one year of work experience in the identified areas

  • One year to less than two years of work experience in the identified areas

  • Two years or more work experience in the identified areas

  • Not applicable – I am not licensed as a professional engineer

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    Do you have ALL of the following (a, b, and c):a.Licensure as a professional engineer;and b.One year of full-time professional work experience in transportation engineering or civil engineering;and c.Graduation from an accredited college or university with a master's degree in chemical, civil, construction, environmental, materials, structural, or transportation engineering; engineering management; or a field closely related to transportation engineering.

  • Yes - I meet A, B and C

  • No - I do not meet A, B and C

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    If you are an employee for the State of Iowa (executive branch): How many years have you spent in the classification of Transportation Engineer for the State of Iowa?

  • No experience to less than six months of work experience as a Transportation Engineer

  • Six months to less than twelve months of work experience as a Transportation Engineer

  • Twelve months or more of full-time experience as a Transportation Engineer

  • Not applicable – I am not an employee of the State of Iowa

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State of Iowa

Agency

645 Iowa Department of Transportation

Address

800 Lincoln WayAmes, Iowa, 50010

Website

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