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Iowa Department of Transportation Transportation Engineer Associate in Council Bluffs, Iowa

Salary $46,342.40 - $80,849.60 Annually

Location Council Bluffs - 51501 - Pottawattamie County, IA

Job Type Full-time

Agency 645 Iowa Department of Transportation

Job Number 21-00519

Closing 9/17/2020 11:59 PM Central

Point of Contact Dave Dorsett,

Job Description

Our MissionThe mission of the Iowa DOT is to get you there safely, efficiently and conveniently. We need talented, passionate people working together to make this happen. We are looking to grow our teams with people who share our energy and enthusiasm for making that mission a reality every single day.The TeamYou will join 16 co-workers at the Council Bluffs Resident Construction Office that will be administering projects to improve the bridges and roadways in SW Iowa which will include the Council Bluffs Interstate System Improvements through 2024.Job DescriptionAs the Transportation Engineer Associate assisting the Resident Construction Engineer, you will contribute to DOT’s mission by serving a role on the construction administration team working on large, complex highway construction projects and overseeing multiple project contracts. This role will involve:

  • Performing engineering support under the direction of the Resident Construction Engineer to qualify to sit for the Professional Engineer examination

  • Assisting the Resident Construction Engineer with contract administration

  • Ensuring contractor compliance with plans, specifications, and other contract requirements through inspection duties

  • Documenting construction progress and material used to authorize contractor payment

  • Sampling and testing of materials

  • Evaluating traffic control and staging needed to perform the work

  • Performing audits and preparing as-built records upon completion of construction

  • Communicating with Iowa DOT staff, contractors, utility companies, and the public

  • Managing co-workers as part of a project inspection team

  • Assisting design efforts by collecting field data and providing input to be used in plan preparation.

Apply Today!We offer challenging work with the ability to see progress daily. This position provides the experience needed to obtain your PE and prepare you for a rewarding career in engineering. What are you waiting for? Apply today!

Minimum Qualification Requirements

Applicants must meet at least one of the following minimum requirements to qualify for positions in this job classification:

  • Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a bachelor's degree in chemical, civil, construction, environmental, materials, mechanics, structural, or transportation engineering or in engineering management.

  • Possession of a verification of graduation with major course work in chemical, civil, construction, environmental, materials, mechanics, structural, or transportation engineering or in engineering management.

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