Transportation Engineer III* (7040)

North Dakota State Government - Bismarck, ND4.2

Full-time
Full/Part Time
Full-Time

Regular/Temporary
Regular
Salary Range From
5745.00
Monthly
Salary Range To
6703.00
Monthly
Bridge Division

NDDOT Hiring Range: $5,745 - $6,703 / month

  • Under filling may be considered, salary dependent on experience.
**Pending reclassification

The candidate that is selected for this position may be granted moving allowance provisions in accordance with Human Resource Policy 14.4.

Summary of Work

National Bridge Inspection Program (NBIP): Work with the district bridge inspectors and provide quality control of district bridge inspections to verify inspections are complete, consistent, and accurate. Assist with annual National Bridge Inventory (NBI) reporting to FHWA, assist with development of annual refresher training for District bridge inspection personnel, assist with coordination and training of certified bridge inspectors. Approximately 50 percent of the time will be spent on this duty.

Bridge Preservation: Assist with the Bridge Preservation Program. Work with Districts on implementing and improving bridge preservation activities, products and methods. Approximately 30 percent of the time will be spent on this duty.

Structural Management: Utilize AASHTOWare Bridge Management System (BrM) software to enter data, perform cost benefit and life cycle analysis, and create reports, charts, and graphs to assist in the management of structural assets. Maintain as-built plans. Utilize GIS to create inventory maps for planning purposes, update bridge inventory book and county bridge maps. Approximately 10 percent of the time will be spent on this duty.

Load Rating: Load rate structures on the state and local system to its safe load carrying capacity utilizing AASHTOWare Bridge Rating (BrR) software in accordance with the AASHTO Manual for Bridge Evaluation (MBE). Ensure load rating is in compliance with the Metrics for the Oversight of the National Bridge Inspection Program; process overload permits using BrR; review requests for 129K lb load implementation; re-load rate structures on the state and local system with a perceived change in structural capacity. Approximately 10 percent of the time will be spent on this duty.

Minimum Qualifications

Requires a bachelor’s degree in civil or construction engineering; four years of professional-level engineering work experience; and successful completion of the Fundamentals of Engineering exam.

(Underfill-Transportation Engineer II) Requires a bachelor’s degree in civil or construction engineering and two years of professional-level engineering work experience. Also requires eligibility to write the Fundamentals of Engineering exam as specified by the Board of Registration for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors.

Requires a class D driver’s license for travel to meetings and project locations; lifting up to 20 pounds or ability to carry several items with a total weight of 20 pounds.

Requires satisfactory completion of the interview process and a verifiable record of satisfactory performance in previous employment.

Application Procedures

Applications will ONLY be accepted online through the ND PeopleSoft System.

State of ND employees should access the announcement and application by signing into their ND PeopleSoft account at: https://www.cnd.nd.gov/psp/strp/?cmd=login&languageCd=ENG&, clicking on “my Career,” and selecting “Careers” in the drop down menu.
Applicants who are not employees of the State of North Dakota can access the announcement and application by visiting: http://www.nd.gov/hrms/jobs/announcements.asp
In addition to the online application, applicants should upload the following documents

Resume;
Cover letter (addressed to Human Resources Division);
Copy of their college transcript.
Applicants claiming ND veteran’s preference must submit documentation proving their ND residency and eligibility under North Dakota Century Code 37-19.1 by uploading the following:

Veteran must upload a Form DD-214;
Disabled Veteran must upload a Form DD-214 and a current statement of disability from the Veterans Administration which is less than 1 year old;
Spouse of Disabled Veteran must upload a Form DD-214, a copy of the marriage certificate, and a current statement of disability from the Veterans Administration which is less than 1 year old; or
Spouse of a Deceased Veteran must upload a Form DD-214, a copy of the marriage certificate, and a copy of the veteran's death certificate.
Applicants who experience difficulties during the application process should contact recruiter@nd.gov or 701.328.3290.

Application materials will be scored based on a 100 point job related personnel system. Applications should include information which directly addresses how the applicant meets the minimum qualifications and summary of work. It is very important to be thorough and detailed on all your application materials.

Driving records of potential employees will be reviewed when the position requires a driver’s license. No person will be hired for a position that requires a driver’s license if any of the following apply:

Driver’s license is suspended, revoked, or canceled in any state, including CDL restrictions if a CDL is required for the position.

Driving records shows two or more convictions within a three-year period to the date of application for the following:

Driving with a suspended, cancelled, or revoked license

Fleeing in motor vehicle from law enforcement officers

Driving or being in actual physical control of a vehicle under the influence of alcoholic beverages or controlled substances with a blood alcohol content of 0.08 percent or more

NDDOT does not provide sponsorships. NDDOT affirmative action goal for this position is one Native American male.

Applicants should contact Denise Osmond, at 701-328-4358 or deosmond@nd.gov in advance of the position closing date if they require accommodation during the application, recruitment, or selection processes or would like a complete Job Description Questionnaire.

For questions regarding this position’s duties or requirements, please contact Jason Thorenson at 701-328-4760.

TTY users may use Relay North Dakota at 711 or 1-800-366-6888.