Jan 01, 2022

Transportation Engineer

  • Michigan Department of Transportation
  • Lansing, MI, USA
Full time Engineering Transportation Engineer

Job Description

Key to the success of the department's business practices is the effective delivery of transportation programs and projects. The Transportation Service Centers (TSC) are directly responsible for delivery of the programs and projects in their TSC area. This position will assist the Project & Contracts Administration Engineer in all tasks associated with the program and project management and consultant contract administration for the construction phase of transportation projects in the TSC. Responsibilities include providing programmatic and project expert technical advice and consultation to vendors for the completion of project tasks. This includes identifying, acquiring, and coordinating resources to compete all construction engineering, inspection and oversight tasks for projects as assigned. This position is responsible to monitor and control the scope of work, the cost, and the schedule for a number of transportation projects in the multi-year program. This position is responsible for making engineering decisions and providing final sign-off on contract authorizations, work orders and contract modifications for assigned transportation projects. This position also maintains project records and communicates relevant project information to all stakeholders as appropriate This position serves a the lead expert in the construction discipline for the other project managers within the Project & Contracts Administration Unit. The need to balance workloads and resources across the Metro Region may require the need to reassign this position to another TSC or area on a temporary basis.

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Possession of a bachelor of science degree in engineering.


Four years of professional experience equivalent to a Transportation Engineer, including two years equivalent to a Transportation Engineer P11 or one year equivalent to a Transportation Engineer 12 or Transportation Engineer Licensed 12.

Additional Requirements And Information

Applicants who possess foreign degrees must have their academic credentials evaluated or converted into U.S. educational equivalents, unless the degree has been accepted by an accredited degree granting institution in the United States. Civil Service accepts evaluations from organizations listed on the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services or the Association of International Credential Evaluators, Inc. Go to https://stateofmichigan.sharepoint.com/teams/insidemcsc/Classification%20%20Selection/Documents/Foreign%20Degree%20Evaluators.pdf (Download PDF reader) for more information.

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.

Possession of a registered professional engineering license as required by the State of Michigan.

View The Entire Job Specification At

http://www.michigan.gov/documents/TransportationEngineerLicensedSpecialist_13022_7.pdf (Download PDF reader)


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