Additional Salary Information:This is a career ladder position. Placement within the ladder is dependent upon qualifications.
Applicant Pool:If another department
vacancy occurs in this job title within six months, the same applicant pool may
be used for the selection.
The Traffic and Safety Bureau in the Engineering Division is responsible for managing and coordinating highway safety programs and for providing management, design and technical support with respect to traffic engineering within the department. The Bureau is responsible for developing and reviewing plans and specifications for highway safety projects. The Bureau consists of the Traffic Safety Section, Traffic Operations Section and the Traffic Design Section.
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Applicants who don't meet minimum qualifications must be able to do so within six (6) months of advertisement.
This is an MPEA position. Preference will be given to current MPEA MDT members. If the successful applicant has EIT/FE licensure he/she will be hired as a Management employee.
The duties and responsibilities of this position consist primarily of the development of projects for inclusion in the yearly Highway Safety Improvement Program, data analyses, safety evaluations, writing of technical reports, and engineering work in the design and management of small safety projects.
Entry level: Applies prescribed engineering techniques and engineering procedures in accordance with established criteria in order to perform assigned tasks. The work is routine and technical therefore does not require previous experience. Collects data, gathers information or documents, performs standard computations or analysis and prepare drawings and visual aids. Possesses basic oral and written communication skills and interacts with other staff. The employee acquires an understanding of professional and ethical responsibilities and develops basic skills.
Mid-level: Acquires basic engineering knowledge and develops skills in a specific assigned work area. Applies standard engineering techniques, procedures, and criteria to perform assigned tasks as part of a wide-ranging assignment. Exercises limited judgment on details of work and in application of standard methods for conventional work. Performs basic engineering design tasks and provides assistance to other tasks such as; preparation of permit applications, material testing, drawings, and computer-aided design (CAD) work. Receives close supervision on unusual or difficult problems, and general review of all aspects of work and interacts with staff, general public, officials, and contractors.
Top level: Performs routine engineering tasks in the assigned area with little or no supervision. Acquired engineering competence in a specific work area should reasonably transfer to other work areas at the same level.
KNOWLEDGE: Develops sufficient engineering knowledge, skill and judgment in a specific practice area to perform the routine engineering tasks in the assigned area. Although the knowledge acquired is in a specific work area, that knowledge and competence should reasonably transfer to other work areas at the same level.
Broad knowledge of engineering practices and principles and construction methods, processes and procedures, computer-assisted drafting and design software, and engineering techniques are required for projects of moderate complexity. A journey level knowledge of federal guidelines and procedures regarding road design and construction is also required.
SKILLS: Possesses effective oral and written communication skills in order to assist with client, customer, or official contacts and communication pertaining to specific assignment or meetings.
Entry level: BS Degree in Civil Engineering or in an engineering field related to this type of work. Must obtain an engineering intern certification within two years of hire.
Mid-level: BS Degree in Civil Engineering or in an engineering field related to this type of work AND 1 to 2 years of experience. Must have an engineering intern certification.
Top level: BS Degree in Civil Engineering or in an engineering field related to this type of work AND demonstrated ability to apply journey level engineering knowledge and skills to a broad variety of engineering tasks. This experience is typically achieved within 3 or more years.
Requires an engineering intern certification or is licensed as a Professional Engineer.