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LPA Area Engineer - Greenfield, IN 006DC4 - Highway Engineer Supv 4

Date Posted:  Oct 28, 2019
Requisition ID:  26608

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.  Salary for this position is commensurate with experience.


The Highway Engineer Supervisor is responsible for directing preparation of projects purposed in accordance with the Department’s goals, gathering data, formulating alternative solutions to complex transportation issues, selecting a preferred solution based on input from INDOT, other state and federal agencies, local government entities and the public, and preparing the scope of work report which directs all subsequent survey, environmental, design and right of way activities and outlines all anticipated project costs.  Primary focus of this posituion will be local projects.

Essential Job Responsibilities:

The essential functions of this role are as follows:

  • Develops engineering policies and plans projects concerned with unique or controversial problems which have a significant impact on major organizational programs;
  • Acts as an administrator of contracts involving multiple complex projects, programs and directives, and develops and/or revises policies and directives based on field observation and testing;
  • Provides budgetary information, researches and makes recommendations to assist with long range planning;
  • Evaluates engineering policies, recommends revisions, and approves and implements policies;
  • Evaluates the impact of changes to engineering policies, procedures and standards having statewide implications, makes recommendations to supervisor, integrates changes in existing programs, and directs research and evaluation efforts;
  • Conducts personal inspection of projects to ensure compliance with plans, policies, special provisions and specifications;
  • Processes change orders.
  • Review Consultant Assignments.

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.

  • Civil Engineer with B.S. Degree;
  • Licensed as registered professional engineer in Indiana;
  • Two (2) years experience as a group or project leader providing work direction and training to engineering technicians and/or lower-level engineers, or two (2) years experience in conducting engineering-related research;
  • Must possess valid Indiana driver’s license;
  • Broad knowledge of civil/transportation disciplines. Understanding of department design standards, policies and practices. Understanding of the NEPA and NHPA processes. Knowledge of various computer applications such as CAD, spreadsheets, databases, and scheduling. Knowledge of various forms of traffic operations analysis such as capacity analysis and crash analysis. Knowledge of alternatives development, decision-making, and engineering economic analysis.
  • Must be able to read and interpret engineering plans and specifications, define problems, collect appropriate data, establish facts, define and communicate with stakeholders and draw valid engineering solutions. Must be able to handle routine and sensitive contacts with government officials, consulting firms/contractors and the public.
  • Ability to identify problems; determine accuracy and relevance of information; use sound judgment to generate and evaluate alternatives and to make recommendations;
  • Ability to plan and develop engineering projects with unique or controversial problems and/or novel engineering related concepts and approaches.
Supervisory Responsibilities/Direct Reports:
This role provides direct supervision for one or more staff members.


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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