Up to 2 positions will be filled with this posting
This position is responsible for the daily coordination of work for assigned projects within the North Region Design Squad and works closely with the Region Design Unit Leader to prepare the design of projects in the Region. This position requires knowledge of Bentley OpenRoads Designer, Bentley ProjectWise, AASHTOWare Project Preconstruction, along with MDOT engineering design practices, drafting standards, policies, and procedures. The position prepares proposal material, final plan packages for letting, authors special provisions, reviews project related documents, and performs quality assurance on plans designed in the region. This position is also responsible for calculating and reviewing quantities, providing drafting quality assurance to the Region and Transportation Service Centers (TSC's), and supporting compliance with established methods and procedures.
Transportation Engineer 12 Position Description (Download PDF reader)
Transportation Engineer 9/10/P11 Position Description (Download PDF reader)
The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) is a diverse, innovative agency of approximately 2,800 employees serving Michigan citizens in offices throughout the state. Using cutting-edge technology and multi-disciplinary partnerships, MDOT oversees the planning, design, construction, operation, and maintenance for over 9,600 miles of I, US and M routes that are the backbone of the state's economy. From aviation, intercity passenger services, rail freight and local public transit services, MDOT is involved in all modes of transportation. Through numerous employee engagement programs and mentoring opportunities, employees are provided opportunities to thrive in their careers and in doing so, improve the lives of Michigan residents and visitors.
Based on operational needs, remote work and alternate work schedule requests for this position may be considered.
The health and safety of our employees is top priority for the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT). To learn more about how MDOT employees are achieving the Department’s mission while abiding by COVID-19 safety protocols, please visit these sites MDOT website and Worker Personal Protective Products and Precautions.
Required Education and Experience
Possession of a bachelor of science degree in engineering OR will obtain by December 31, 2021.
Transportation Engineer 9
No specific type or amount is required.
Transportation Engineer 10
One year of professional engineering experience involved in transportation systems and programs equivalent to a Transportation Engineer 9.
Transportation Engineer P11
Two years of professional engineering experience involved in transportation systems and programs equivalent to a Transportation Engineer, including one year equivalent to a Transportation Engineer 10.
Transportation Engineer 12
Three years of professional engineering experience involved in transportation systems and programs equivalent to a Transportation Engineer, including one year equivalent to
a Transportation Engineer P11.
Alternate Education and Experience
Transportation Engineer 9 - 12
Possession of a registered professional engineer license as required by the State of Michigan may be substituted for 6 months of experience at the Transportation Engineer 9-12 levels. This substitution may only be used once for any employee for qualification of appointment or early reclassification.
Additional Requirements and Information
Position will be filled at the Transportation Engineer 9, 10,P11, or 12 level based on the preferred candidate's qualifications.
Possession of a valid driver's license is required.
Position will be located at the North Region Office (1088 E. M32, Gaylord, MI 49735) or the Traverse City TSC (2084 US 31, Traverse City, MI 49686).
Please submit a copy of your official college transcripts with your application. Click here (Download PDF reader) for the State of Michigan (SOM) definition of an Official College Transcript. Failure to attach a copy of your official college transcripts may result in you being screened out of the process.
Applicants who possess foreign degrees must have their academic credentials evaluated or converted into U.S. educational equivalents. Civil Service accepts evaluations from organizations listed on the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services or the Association of International Credential Evaluators, Inc. Failure to attach a copy of your foreign degree evaluation may result in you being screened out of the process.
View the job specification at: http://www.michigan.gov/documents/TransportationEngineer_13020_7.pdf (Download PDF reader)
All newly hired state employees are required to submit and pass a pre-employment drug test and physical (if applicable) prior to their actual appointment. Criminal and driving records will also be checked if applicable. Any position offer will be conditional until results of the drug test, physical, criminal background, and driving records indicate eligibility for employment.
The department reserves the right to close this posting prior to its original end date once a sufficient number of applications have been received.
Your application for any position does not guarantee that you will be contacted by the Department for further consideration. Only those applicants interviewed will be notified of the results.
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