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001DB4 - Engineering Assistant 4

Date Posted:  Sep 10, 2019
Requisition ID:  10033

Greenfield, IN, US, 46140

Work for Indiana

Grow your career with the State of Indiana! With more than 50 executive branch agencies, the State of Indiana is a diverse workforce offering employees stimulating and challenging projects across a broad scope of career opportunities. As a State of Indiana employee, you impact the well-being of Indiana’s communities every day.  This position is typically filled at a salary of $28080.00 annually.


The Permits Investigator position is responsible for the gathering of pertinent information necessary for the processing of permit applications to do work within the State of Indiana right of way. This position also requires job site inspections during and after construction to ensure compliance of all applicable laws, policies and design standards. Investigator conducts annual outdoor advertising sign inventory and investigates all encroachment violations. This position reports directly to the Permits Manager.

Essential Job Responsibilities:

The essential functions of this role are as follows:

 Facilitates all permit application requests to the District and then oversees construction for compliance;
 Investigates the removal of all illegal encroachments on state of Indiana Right of Way;
 Performs final inspections of approved permitted work to ensure work performed is according to the approved permit;
 Updates the inventory of all signs and junkyards on the interstate and primary routes of the district on an annual basis;
 Makes precise measurements and interpretation of the locations of the route, right of way and property lines from checking metes and bounds of the property descriptions;
 Ascertains the zoning area on which the sign is located and checks records of the County Zoning Commission;
 Checks official county roads in order to determine the name of the land owner;
 May notify the property owner, sign owner, and/or junkyard owner of the violation, either in person or through proper correspondence, and request that they remove or relocate the sign;
 Follows up on previously determined violations and notifies District Office personnel of the change of sign status or of non-compliance by land or sign owners;
 Participates in snow removal activities; and,
 Performs other related duties as assigned.

The job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time.


 High School Diploma or equivalent;
 Two (2) years of regulatory experience (or substitute training as equal experience).
 Knowledge of Indiana laws, and statutory codes, INDOT policies and construction standards;
 Broad knowledge in agency's mission, program, and administrative policies of permit section;
 Must have a valid Commercial Driver's License (CDL) or ability to obtain a CDL within 90 days;
 Must possess a valid driver’s license;
 Excellent interpersonal skills;
 Ability to read and analyze codes and manuals;
 Ability to work with the public to assess needs, provide assistance, resolve problems, and satisfy expectations;
 Must be able to work independently; and,
 Must be available for snow and ice removal and report in a timely manner.

Supervisory Responsibilities/Direct Reports:
This role does not provide direct supervision to direct reports.


Benefits of Employment with the State of Indiana:

The State of Indiana offers a comprehensive benefit package for full-time employees which includes:

  • Four (4) medical plan options (including RX coverage) and vision/dental coverages
  • Wellness program (offers eligibility into a discounted medical plan)
  • Health savings account (includes bi-weekly state contribution)
  • Deferred compensation account (similar to 401k plan) with employer match
  • Two (2) fully-funded pension plan options
  • Group life insurance
  • Employee assistance program that allows for covered behavioral health visits
  • Paid vacation, personal and sick time off
  • Competitive leave policies covering a variety of employee needs
  • 12 company paid holidays, 14 on election years
  • Qualified employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program
  • New Parent Leave

If this is an Intermittent position, the position does not offer benefits and is limited to 180 working days in an eleven (11) month continuous period.


Equal Employment Opportunity:

The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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