Professional Civil Engineer II

Department of Transportation - Shawnee County, KS4.1

Full-time
Job Description:

Kansas Tax Clearance Certificate:
Each applicant applying for a State of Kansas job vacancy must obtain a State Tax Clearance Certificate by accessing the Kansas Department of Revenue's website at http://www.ksrevenue.org/taxclearance.html. A Tax Clearance is a comprehensive tax account review to determine and ensure that an individual's account is compliant with all primary Kansas Tax Laws. A Tax Clearance expires every 90 days. All applicants, including current State employees, are responsible for submitting a valid and up to date certificate with all other application materials to the hiring agency. This is in accordance with Executive Order 2004-03. If you need assistance with the tax clearance, please contact (785) 296-3199.

Your application will be considered incomplete if an ACTUAL COPY of your Certificate is not submitted within 48 hours after the posting closes. E-mail: TAX CLEARANCE CERTIFICATES to: kdothqjobs@ks.gov

The position you are viewing is in the Division of Engineering and Design, Topeka KS. This is a full-time, unclassified position with benefits. Pay up to $80,000 a year, depending on experience and/or the skill level of the applicant

POSITION DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Directs the contracting procedures for the hiring of consultant engineering firms on behalf of KDOT. Provides coordination of the advertisement for consultants, evaluation of the proposals, writing of the contracts, approval of changes to the contracts, and annual performance reviews of consultants. Reviews, approves, and processes payment requests to consultant firms for work performed under the approved KDOT contracts. Verifies reported progress with project managers. Serves as the Secretary to the Consultant Qualification Committee and the Consultant Selection Committee. This requires daily contact with consultant engineering firms as to the type of work they can perform for KDOT. Represents the Division of Engineering and Design on various committees such as Construction Project Management System, Contract Management System, Financial Information Management System, American Council Engineering Consultants Kansas division and KDOT.

For more details, download the full position description.

QUALIFICATIONS FOR THIS POSITION:
NOTE: If you lack any of the required experience and want us to consider relevant education, you must provide copies of your transcripts/certificates before the closing date.

Essential Requirements:
• Professional Engineering License recognized by the Kansas Board of Technical Profession and six years of experience in engineering.

Preferred Requirements:
• Course work and experience or training in computer programming and computer systems development is highly recommended. Thorough knowledge of the engineering principles and practices applied in the planning, location and design of civil engineering projects in the field of transportation, including training on computers, computer software and report writing

HOW TO APPLY:
When completing a job application for positions at KDOT it is extremely important that your application is filled out completely with accurate and specific information. Applications may be rejected if not completed entirely and the job duties are not specific.

STEP 1: Register by completing the online Personal Data Form.
(Skip this step if you already have an Applicant ID number.)

STEP 2: Complete and submit an ONLINE Application to the following Agency:
Transportation, Headquarters
OR Mail the PAPER Application to the following:
Eisenhower State Office Building – 1st Floor East; 700 SW Harrison St; Topeka, KS 66603-3754.

STEP 3: Submit additional required documents (including Tax Clearance Certificate) to the specific recruiter designated on this job announcement.
Include your name and job requisition number on all correspondence when submitting documents.

For further employment information or if a reasonable accommodation is needed for any part of the application or hiring process, please contact the recruiter:
Debbie Wallace
KDOT Division of Engineering & Design, Hays Area Office, PO Box 760, Hays, KS 67601-0760
Email: debbie.wallace@ks.gov
Phone: (785) 625-9718

Veterans’ Preference Eligible (VPE):
Former military personnel or their spouse that have been verified as a "veteran"; under K.S.A. 73-201 will receive an interview if they meet the minimum competency factors of the position. The veterans' preference laws do not guarantee the veteran a job. Positions are filled with the best qualified candidate as determine by the hiring manager. Additional VPE information can be found at http://da.ks.gov/ps/aaa/recruitment/veterans.htm.

Verification of identity and employment eligibility to work in the United States is required by federal law. For a list of acceptable documents that establish these criteria, please refer to the federal Form I-9. KDOT does not provide sponsorships.

The Kansas Department of Transportation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.