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Area Engineer - MoDOT Southwest District

Note for internal applicants: Successful candidates already at rates above the posted salary will be evaluated on an individual basis to determine final salary outcome. 

Offers above the posted amount may occur depending on similarity of internal work or transferability of knowledge, skills, and abilities of internal applicants.

This Area Engineer position will be responsible for the Harry S. Truman Coordinating Council (including Barton, Jasper, McDonald, and Newton counties) and the Kaysinger Basin Regional Planning Commission (including Bates, Benton, Cedar, Henry, Hickory, St. Clair, and Vernon counties). 

Job Location:   Nevada Project Office

  • Job Title Code: R05449
  • Hiring Supervisor:  Stacy Reese
  • Salary Grade: M12
  • Semi-Monthly Salary: $3,875.94

Why you’ll love this position: 

The area engineer represents a large (usually multi-county) area within a district and serves as the department's primary contact with area leaders, businesses, municipal officials, and the public to communicate the department's direction and resolve customer concerns; assists in the coordination of department activities in the area, including planning, design, permitting, construction, traffic, and maintenance functions. Responsibilities are performed under general supervision.

What you’ll do:    

  • Serves as the district liaison and primary point of contact within a geographic area for media, civic groups, business leaders and the general public, as well as federal, state, and local officials; acts with the delegated authority of the district engineer in making transportation decisions for the assigned area.
  • Represents the department at community meetings, media events, information panels, civic gatherings, and other public functions.
  • Provides leadership, direction, and engineering expertise across engineering functions and projects; may ensure consistency and provide quality control for area projects.
  • Serves on area and project teams to assist in the coordination of department activities from identification of need through maintenance, including scoping, planning, design, permits, construction, and traffic.
  • Participates in the planning process for a geographic area; works with district and statewide planning staff, Regional Planning Commissions, and/or Metropolitan Planning Organizations to identify and prioritize area needs, as well as align the planning process with statewide goals and resources.

All you need for success: 

Minimum Qualifications  

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering from an ABET-accredited college or university curriculum.
  • Licensed as a Professional Engineer in the State of Missouri.
  • Six years of experience in highway or transportation engineering.

Special Working Conditions:  

  • Job requires frequent travel within the district and occasional, statewide, overnight travel.
  • Job requires residence in the assigned area.

Preferred Qualifications 

More reasons to love this position:  

MoDOT offers an excellent benefits package that includes a defined pension plan, generous amounts of leave and holiday time, and eligibility for health insurance coverage.  Visit our CAREERS  page to explore all we have to offer.  Your total compensation is more than the dollars you receive in your paycheck. To help demonstrate the value of working for MoDOT, we have created an interactive Total Compensation Calculator.  This tool provides a comprehensive view of benefits and more that are offered to prospective employees. The Total Compensation Calculator and other applicant resources can be found HERE.  

At MoDOT you will play a key role in maintaining the seventh largest highway system in the United States.  We value team players who are open-minded and work well with others to accomplish goals and fulfill our mission of safety, service, and stability.  We see the growth of our team members as an investment, both in MoDOT's future and yours.  If you're looking for diverse opportunities, challenging work, and a flexible environment, we want to talk to you about joining our winning team.  MoDOT operates on shared values and your success in our organization depends upon modeling these values.  CLICK HERE to view our mission, values, and tangible results.  If you embrace these values, we welcome your application. 

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