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Idaho Transportation Department

3311 W. State St., P.O. Box 7129
Boise, ID
83707-1129

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(208) 334-8664

 

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Staff Engineer, Planning and Scoping

Engineer, Staff

Idaho Transportation Department

Open for Recruitment: April 17, 2017 - April 29, 2017
Announcement # 03704012219
Salary Range: Starting at *$25.17 - 31.46 per hour -Plus Competitive Benefits!

Location(s): Boise

Our Mission:  Your Safety. Your Mobility. Your Economic Opportunity.  

Are you interested in working for an award-winning, dynamic, professional state agency? This opening may be your opportunity to use your Engineering education, knowledge and skills to promote the mission of Idaho Transportation Department (ITD).  Under the general direction of the Engineering Manager, the incumbent will be responsible to perform, direct and coordinate all aspects of the design and construction of a highway project.  The incumbent is responsible for a highway project from inception to final completion.

This announcement will be used to fill an opening in the Boise, District 3 Planning and Project Scoping office.   If you have previously applied for Staff Engineer and would like to be considered for the current openings, you must reapply under this announcement.  You may also apply via this announcement if you are interested in an Engineer-in-Training position (Starting Salary: $17.61 - $22.01)  or an Associate Engineer position (Starting Salary: $22.26 - $27.83) at this location.  

Staff 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.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • 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.

Experience in:

  • Analyzing, interpreting, and applying federal, state, and local laws when applying engineering principles and practices;
  • Writing technical engineering reports;
  • Evaluating, selecting, and adapting standard engineering plans, specifications, and standards in completing projects;
  • Coordinating field work and inspecting projects or facilities for compliance with standards; 

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Working knowledge in Bentley MicroStation and Microsoft Project Professional is desired.

SPECIALTY AREAS:

Some positions may require experience in one or more of the following engineering specialties:

  • Planning, Scoping and Programming Projects;
  • Administering Professional Services Agreements;
  • Developing Highway Construction Plans and Contracts;
  • Writing Highway Construction Specification.
STAFF ENGINEER - MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Licensed in Idaho as a Professional Engineer (PE), or eligibility for comity licensure by the Idaho Board of Professional Engineers in accordance with Idaho Code, Title 54, Chapter 12
  • Valid Driver’s license

ASSOCIATE ENGINEER - MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Candidates must have one of the following: Certification by the Idaho Board of Professional Engineers as an Engineer-in-Training OR certification 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): AND
  • A Valid driver’s license; AND
  • Two years of E.I.T. experience: reading and interpreting engineering plans, specifications, and standards on projects; interpreting and applying federal, state, and local laws, when applying standard engineering principles and practices; coordinating field work and inspecting projects or facilities for compliance with standards.

ENGINEER-IN-TRAINING - MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Candidates must have one of the following: 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.

Examination:

  • 100% Resume Review:  Your customized resume must emphasize positions held that are directly related to the minimum qualifications listed above.
  • Applicants must receive a minimum rating of 100 to pass this examination
  • Exam results will be available online when the review process is complete


How to Apply:

  • Click on the Apply Online button to the left
  • Follow the instructions provided to complete the Application Checklist and Exam for this position

Select:

  • Idaho Transportation Department under "Agencies”
  • Full-time employment under "Job Type/Shift”
  • Boise under "Cities”

HIRING LISTS:

If your name has been certified to a hiring list for possible consideration, you will see it listed in the Hiring Lists section of your online application. Supervisors review application materials prior to scheduling interviews. Those applicants who will be offered an interview may receive a phone call, letter or email to schedule a time, be sure your contact information is up to date and accurate. Having your name certified to a hiring list is not a guarantee that you will be contacted for an interview, it simply means you are one of the applicants being considered.

When updating your online application information, you must complete/update all items in the Application Checklist to include: Personal Information, Education, Work History, Cities, Agencies, Job Type. Without this information, your name cannot be referred to the hiring agency.

Thank you for your interest in employment with the
Idaho Transportation Department!

 

NOTICE:

Some positions may require a background investigation before a final job offer is made be an employee of the Idaho Transportation Department

*ITD typically hires at the minimum starting salary listed on the job announcement.

 

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OVERTIME NOTICE:
At the discretion of the appointing authority, compensatory time off may be provided in lieu of overtime cash compensation.

Hiring is done without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age or disability. In addition, preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations. If you need special accommodations to satisfy testing requirements, please contact the Division of Human Resources.