Job Opportunity

Engineer I/II

Nebraska Department of Transportation
1500 Hwy 2
Lincoln, NE 68509

Contact Information
Karen Mosier
402-479-3661
karen.mosier@nebraska.gov
www.statejobs.nebraska.gov

Full/Part Time:

Full

Primary Duties:

DESCRIPTION:
Join our team of over 2000 professionals, currently offering expert training and career growth, paid time off and great benefits. Apply for a role on this winning team. Recent graduates are welcome to apply!

Opportunities are available in three locations: Ainsworth, McCook and North Platte. Please see supplemental questionnaire to select locations.

Under immediate supervision, the successful applicant will learn to be responsible for the supervision and management of heavy highway construction projects. Will learn to plan, coordinate, supervise and manage all surveying, inspection and project management activities related to heavy highway construction.
EXAMPLES OF WORK:
Act as survey party personnel or survey party chief on preliminary and construction surveys. Act as an inspector or lead inspector on various heavy highway construction operations such as grading, culvert, bridge, asphalt & concrete paving, erosion control, wetland mitigation, etc. Coordinate engineering and construction schedules with contractors, landowners, utilities, etc. Prepare and maintain complete and accurate records of materials tested and used, work performed, verify compliance to special provisions, plans, specifications and estimates. Read and interpret special provisions, plans, specifications, estimates, standards, manuals, procedures and other related materials in the resolution of highway construction problems. Verify and redesign plans as necessary to fit field conditions. Supervise and train other employees as necessary. Perform limited project manager duties in their absence. As necessary, meet with interested parties including landowners, utilities, businesses and interested public affected by highway construction projects. Travel required.

Skills:

QUALIFICATIONS / REQUIREMENTS:
REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor’s degree in engineering or Registration as a Professional Engineer.
PREFERRED: Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering. Successful completion of FE/EIT examination.
OTHER: Engineering degrees must be from an EAC/ABET-accredited program. If applicant does not have FE/EIT, they must obtain one within one year of hire. Applicants will also be expected to obtain their professional engineer's license at the first available opportunity that they are eligible to sit for the examination. Must have a valid driver's license or the ability to provide independent transportation.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Skill in use of modern surveying and testing equipment related to heavy highway construction. Skill in mathematics and engineering problem solving related to heavy highway construction. Ability to read, interpret and apply plans and related specifications. Skill in use of computer programs to communicate, record and analyze information related to work. Skill in written and oral communications. Ability to act in a professional manner in work and public situations. Ability to effectively relate and work with co-workers, supervisors, contractors, landowners, interested public. Ability to develop necessary professional relationships in order to be effective. Skill in organization and record keeping. Ability to manage multiple tasks and information effectively and accurately with attention to detail. Ability to work outdoors approximately 75% of time in differing weather conditions typical of construction worksites.



APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT:
http://statejobs.nebraska.gov
1526 K Street, Suite 100
Lincoln, NE 68508 Position #02703859
ENGINEER I / II
KS
Equal Opportunity Employer

Timeline:

Closes 9/28/2018

Compensation:

$23.97 hour

Benefits:

Health, life, disability, dental insurance, paid vacation and sick leave