Job Opportunity Announcement 
Assistant State Bridge Engineer

The Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) is seeking applications for the Assistant State Bridge Engineer position located in Jefferson City, Missouri. This position is responsible for coordinating department expertise in the specific area of transportation engineering related to bridges and structures. Incumbents have quality assurance responsibilities and work closely with the state bridge engineer to establish broad policy and accomplish bridge-related objectives as they relate to the department's tangible results.

Minimum requirements include a Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering, licensure as a Professional Engineer in the State of Missouri, and over nine years of experience in highway or transportation engineering. An advanced degree in Civil Engineering related to the specific area of assignment may be substituted for a maximum of two years of experience. 

To view the entire job description, and apply on-line, please visit (Job ID #11522). The application deadline is April 8, 2019.

Job Title: Project Engineer

Position Number: 0001548D 
Beginning Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Salary Range:  $54,828-$84,984
Job Location:  Missouri Department of Conservation Headquarters (JEFFE1), Jefferson City, MO
Interview Location:  Conservation Headquarters-Jefferson City, MO
To learn more about the job, feel free to contact the hiring supervisor- Jeffrey L Leftwich at or at  573-522-4115x3742. 


Provide professional engineering services related to the Department’s infrastructure.

Essential Job Duties

Collaborate on multiple projects, providing engineering expertise and schedule adherence.
Design various types of structures.
Prepare plans and specifications, permit applications, contracts, estimates, etc.
Oversee and/or perform inspections, reviews, change orders, bids, etc.
Attend various meetings.
Work with design technicians, and hire/supervise consultants.
Act as a subject matter and building code expert to field staff.
Assist construction maintenance superintendents and their staff, as requested.
Develop scopes of work and prepare and negotiate contracts.
Ensure compliance with company policies, quality control, and business standards.

Education and Experience

Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering, or related field.
Four (4) years of relevant professional experience.
Registered Professional Engineer (PE) in the state of Missouri.
Must maintain a current, valid driver’s license.
Site, transportation, hydraulic, hydrologic and structural design experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge to prepare technical engineering reports, cost estimates and monthly contractors’ pay estimates for construction projects.
Knowledge to prepare technical specifications.
Ability to communicate and negotiate between engineers, contractors and contract superintendents.
Ability to use standard business software (spreadsheet and word processing) and civil design software (AutoCad, Civil 3D, Revit, Hydrology or similar).
Ability to define a problem, analyze relevant information, and develop solutions and solve problems.
Ability to maintain focus and intensity, and remain optimistic and persistent even under adversity.
Ability to develop and sustain cooperative working relationships with Department personnel, consulting engineers, geologist, planners and the general public.
Ability to develop new insights into situations and apply innovative solutions that make improvements.
Ability to make timely and effective decisions with available information or knowledge within own span of authority.
Ability to establish comprehensive and realistic plans of action to accomplish activities and evaluate progress.

Physical Abilities

Remain in a stationary position 70% or more of the time.
Operate a computer and other office productivity machinery.
Frequently communicate and exchange accurate information.
Clarity of vision at 20 inches or less.
Regularly lift up to 5 pounds, correctly lift up to 10 pounds.
Concentrated attention is required at all times.
Regular attendance is a necessary and essential function.


**All applications must be submitted by May 17, 2019 at .

**Any applications submitted through external links will not be reviewed.

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