This position is located in Lincoln NE. Applications accepted ONLINE ONLY at http://statejobs.nebraska.gov
Under close supervision of a Professional Engineer, will assist in the design of roadway construction projects. Will be responsible for assisting in the review of work of a broad scope, complexity, and diversity.
Job location is 1500 Highway 2
EXAMPLES OF WORK:
Participate in the design of various rural and urban highway construction projects including resurfacing and reconstruction projects assigned to the Roadway Design. Design various roadway features including horizontal alignment, vertical alignment, cross-sections, earthwork, guardrail and other features. Participate in design of erosion control features and implementation of environmental processes. Perform hydrological/hydraulic analysis and design culverts and storm sewers. Draft roadway, culvert and storm sewer cross-section plans. Draft miscellaneous design details. Prepare preliminary and final construction project quantities and costs. Perform data collection, background research, note reduction, calculations, analysis and documentation of engineering related decisions. Participate in and document engineering decisions, write special provisions and keep project correspondence files accurate and up-to-date. Prepare for and participate in project related meetings and field inspections. Prepare project related documents and reports. Coordinate highway design projects within the division and department, including public service agencies such as cities, counties and utilities. May aid and assist other engineering personnel.
QUALIFICATIONS / REQUIREMENTS:
REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor’s degree in engineering OR Registration as a Professional Engineer (P.E. license).
PREFERRED: Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering. FE/EIT certification. Experience and knowledge in the design of roadways, streets, culverts, and storm sewers. Experience and knowledge in the preparation of highway construction plans, construction estimates, highway construction, highway inspection and highway surveying. Experience in road design which includes coordinating projects, making technical engineering computations and knowledge of modern methods and techniques of highway construction, maintenance and materials. Experience in MicroStation, Bentley Civil Powered by Open Roads Technology, ProjectWise, and GEOPAK.
OTHER: Valid driver's license or the ability to provide independent authorized transportation. Bachelor’s degrees outside of the United States must be ABET certified at the time of application. Applicants with a Master’s degree in Engineering from an ABET accredited institution within the United States will be considered. If applicants do not have an FE/EIT certificate, they will be required to 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. Regular and reliable attendance is also required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Knowledge of Microsoft Office Products (Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint), Nebraska Department of Transportation (NDOT) standards, AASHTO's - A Policy on Geometric Design of Highways and Streets and NDOT Standard Specifications for Highway Construction; basic engineering principles related to the design and construction of highway projects including engineering, surveying, hydrology, design standards and geometrics. Skill in organizational and public relations.
APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT:
1526 K Street, Suite 100
Lincoln, NE 68508 Position #60001451
Equal Opportunity Employer