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Iowa Department of Transportation Transportation Engineer Manager in Cherokee, Iowa

Salary $76,336.00 - $117,020.80 Annually

Location Cherokee - 51012 - Cherokee County, IA

Job Type Full-time

Agency 645 Iowa Department of Transportation

Job Number 22-00997

Closing 11/10/2021 11:59 PM Central

Point of Contact Darwin Bishop,

Job Description

Only applicants who meet the Minimum Qualification Requirements and meet all selective requirements (listed below) will be placed on the eligible list. Our missionThe mission of the Iowa DOT is to get you there safely, efficiently and conveniently. 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.The teamYou will supervise 14 co-workers at the Cherokee Resident Construction Office that will be administering $22 million of projects to improve the bridges and roadway during the 2021 Construction Season which includes the following key projects:

  • US 59 PCC grading and paving in Primghar

  • HMA resurfacing of IA 141 west of Manning

  • HMA resurfacing of IA 39 between Denison and Deloit

    Job Description As the Cherokee Resident Construction Engineer you will contribute to DOT’s mission by providing Supervision on the national award-winning construction administration team working on large, complex highway construction projects and overseeing multiple project contracts. This role will be responsible to:

  • Perform technical engineering support for the Cherokee Construction Office

  • Overall administration and supervision of the Cherokee Resident Construction Office which administers construction contracts on primary routes in approximately 14 counties in northwest Iowa.

  • Maintain maximum efficiency in staffing and operation of the Cherokee Construction Office.

  • Ensure Contractors adhere to plans, specifications, and standards requirements

  • Evaluate Traffic Control and Staging needed to perform the work

  • Perform audits and prepare as-built records when construction is complete

  • Communicate with internal Iowa DOT staff, Contractors, utility companies, and the public

  • Assist Design by collecting field data and providing input to be used in plan preparation

    Apply Today! We offer challenging work with the ability to see progress daily. This position provides the experience needed to help pass the exam and thrive as a Professional Engineer. What could be more rewarding than that? What are you waiting for? Apply today!


    873 Licensed Professional Engineer – Iowa Board of Engineering ExaminersFor more information visit

    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; andb. Three years of full-time professional work experience in transportation engineering or civil engineering, one year of which must have included project management or lead work responsibilities.2) All of the following (a, b, and c):a. Licensure as a professional engineer; andb. Two years of full-time professional work experience in transportation engineering or civil engineering, one year of which must have included project management or lead work responsibilities; andc. 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 two years of full-time work as a Transportation Engineer.For additional information, please click on this link to view the job description. ( (Download PDF reader) (