Do you want to make a difference and be part of an award-winning agency, dedicated to enhancing the quality of life in Idaho through transportation?
At the Idaho Transportation Department, every employee is critical to the mission and we strive to foster an innovative, collaborative workplace where employees can grow and do their best work.
The Idaho Transportation Department is looking to fill key engineering positions in our Design Construction Groups for our District 2 Lewiston Office. The incumbent will be responsible for all aspects of the design and construction of highway projects, from inception to final completion.
You may apply via this announcement if you are interested in an Engineer Intern position (Starting Salary: $27.00) Please see the Minimum Qualifications (Licensure and Experience) listed below. If you possess a Professional Engineering license and have two years of experience working in a transportation engineering related position, please apply under the current Staff Engineer announcement https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/idaho/jobs/3650252/engineer-staff-tesl-horizontal-career-path.
Idaho Transportation Departments Engineering positions are part of the Technical Engineering Services Lead (TESL) Horizontal Career Path. Through on-the-job training, classroom training, achievement of team goals and agency goals, there will be opportunity to progress through the four step program. After successful completion of each step, wages may increase as outlined below:
- Engineer Intern – starting wage: $27.00
- Associate Engineer – starting wage: $30.00
- Staff Engineer – starting wage: $33.92 – $36.57
- Staff Engineer 1 – starting wage: $36.57
- Technical Engineer Services Leader – completion wage: $40.17
Technical Engineering Services Lead (TESL) engineers are considered fully competent professional engineers, capable of performing all the conventional aspects of engineering of the functional areas of responsibility of the discipline involved. Candidates will be expected to independently evaluate, select, and adapt situations, and modify techniques, procedures, and criteria to solve problems encountered. Some positions involve extensive travel and frequent overnight stays; being on call and responding to emergencies at any hour. The physical ability to walk over rough terrain, climb ladders and lift and carry equipment weighing up to 25 pounds is required. The ability to work independently with minimal supervision is a positive attribute.
Note: This position requires a driver’s records check.
- Example of Duties:Plan, schedule, conduct, or coordinate detailed phases of the engineering work, as part of a major project or a total project of moderate scope.
- Perform work that involves conventional engineering practice but may include a variety of complex features, such as conflicting design requirements, unsuitability of conventional materials, and difficult coordination requirements.
- Requires a broad knowledge of precedents of the engineering discipline.
- May supervise professional staff and/or a large number of technical staff.
Minimum Qualifications:Candidates must meet one of the following criteria within 6 months of employment offer:
(One of the three bulleted criteria below must be completed before the start of employment)
- Certification by the Idaho Board of Professional Engineers as an Engineer-In-Training;
- OR Certification as an EIT from another jurisdiction that included graduation from a four-year engineering curriculum accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (EAC/ABET);
- OR graduation from a four-year engineering curriculum accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (EAC/ABET) PLUS verification that the candidate has passed the Fundamentals of Engineering Examination.
Valid driver’s license is required for this position.
- Working knowledge in Bentley MicroStation and Microsoft Project Professional desired.
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- Flexible work schedule available to some positions for increased work-life balance
- Public Service Loan Forgiveness – eligibility requirements may apply
- Accrue paid vacation and separate paid sick leave every pay period
- Paid Parental Leave
- 11 paid holidays
- Competitive Medical, Dental, Vision, Life and Disability insurance benefits, Flexible Spending Account https://ogi.idaho.gov/premium-rates/
- Relocation Assistance available to some positions
- Defined benefits retirement plan (pension) through the Public Employee Retirement System of Idaho (PERSI) https://persi.idaho.gov/members/base_plan.cfm
- Optional 401K and Deferred Compensation plans with traditional and Roth options
- Eligible for Employee Assistance Program – Confidential support, information and resources for all of life’s challenges
The Idaho Transportation Department may conduct verification of the information provided in your application, including validation of driver’s license status, education, employment, and criminal history. Omission and/or falsification of information provided in your application will result in your removal from consideration for employment, appointment, or promotion.
This position may be subject to drug-testing.
Hiring is done without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age or disability. If you need special accommodations to satisfy testing requirements, please contact the Division of Human Resources at (208) 334-2263.
Preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations
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