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Transportation Civil Engineer/Transportation Engineer 1, District 3

Transportation Civil Engineer/Transportation Engineer 1
There are three (3) vacancies: PN20052020, PN20052910, PN20051837. Your application will be considered for all three vacancies.

Primary Location: United States of America-OHIO-Ashland County
Work Locations: District 3 HQ 906 North Clark Avenue  Ashland 44805
Organization: Transportation - District 03
Classified Indicator: Classified
Bargaining Unit / Exempt: Bargaining Unit
Schedule: Full-time
Work Hours: 07:30 AM To 04:00 PM
Compensation: $27.03
Unposting Date: Ongoing
Job Function: Transportation
Agency Contact Name: Mindy Cavin
Agency Contact Information: 419-281-0513 
Who We Are:
The Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) oversees building and maintaining the nation’s 5th largest interstate system and the 2nd largest number of bridges. We take pride in providing safe and efficient roadways for the people of Ohio and to the people traveling within our great state. And in order to achieve that, we do A LOT! From Planning, Engineering, Construction to Law, HR, Communications, IT and everything in between, ODOT has a career for just about everyone. ODOTers are hardworking, passionate, and dedicated to public service. We strive to achieve our agency’s vision every day: To be a long term, reliable, professional, and highly productive organization.
ODOT's Mission Statement:
To provide easy movement of people and goods from place to place. We will:
    -Take care of what we have
     -Make our system work better
    -Improve safety
    -Enhance capacity
Benefits to you:
-Extensive benefits including medical, vision, dental and basic life insurance
-10 paid holidays per year
-Paid time off with vacation, sick and personal leave accruals
-At least a 14% employer contribution in to your OPERS pension plan
-Pay increases pursuant to the OCSEA Collective Bargaining Agreement
-Employee Tuition reimbursement programs
-Work/Life Balance
-The opportunity to work on an important mission
Official Position Description:
  • Engineering Office (1- Roadway & Hydraulic Design): This position will work in the District’s In-house Design section under the direction of the District Roadway & Hydraulics Design Engineer. Duties will include preparing detailed plans for a range of roadway and culvert projects (i.e. pavement maintenance, variety of roadway improvements such as turn lanes or geometric corrections, culvert linings and replacements).
  • Construction Project Engineer (2): This position will work on a variety of projects throughout the District performing various tasks associated with contract administration under the direction of a Senior Project Engineer. The position includes inspection and documentation of project construction in the field and learning various software platforms associated with those duties.
Bachelor's degree in engineering; Accepted for Basic Fundamentals of Engineering Examination (FE exam) by Ohio Board of Registration for Professional Engineers & Surveyors.
Knowledge of civil engineering technology; OSHA safety practices*; public relations*. Skill in use of computer, CADD & drafting equipment. Ability to understand civil engineering technology; use statistical analysis; comprehend & interpret plans & specifications to conduct standard inspections or design standard plans; cooperate with co-workers on group projects; handle routine & sensitive contacts with public government officials & property owners concerning assigned projects/plans.
(*)Developed after employment.
If operating state-owned vehicle, must show proof of valid driver's license OR must provide own transportation.
Valid certificate as Engineer-In-Training issued or accepted as equivalent by Ohio Board of Registration of Professional Engineers & Surveyors
Supplementary Information
All candidates applying for employment opportunities should be authorized to work in the United States. Sponsorship for an employment visa is not currently available for positions with the Ohio Department of Transportation.
This position is overtime eligible per FLSA Standards.
All Bargaining Unit new hires MUST serve a one (1) year probationary period.
Position will be filled pursuant to the provision of the OCSEA/AFSCME Contract.
The State of Ohio is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, disability, military status in employment or the provision of services.
When contacted for an interview, an applicant who requires special accommodations due to a disability should notify the office at the time he or she is contacted so that proper arrangements can be made for the interview.
Background Check Information
The final candidate selected for this position will be required to undergo a criminal background check. Criminal convictions do not necessarily preclude an applicant from consideration for a position. An individual assessment of an applicant’s prior criminal convictions will be made before excluding an applicant from consideration.