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Highway Engineer Supv

Date Posted:  Jun 16, 2022
Requisition ID:  369521

Indianapolis, IN, US, 46202


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.


At the State of Indiana, we don’t just talk about diversity and inclusion – Our goal is to create a welcoming, accessible, and equitable workplace, with a workforce that is representative of the State of Indiana population. As a proud equal opportunity employer, reasonable accommodations may be available to enable individuals with disabilities to interview and to perform the essential functions of a role.

This position is located in Central Office.


Next Level benefits at the State of Indiana are here! Be sure to review our expanded benefit package offerings below.


About the Job:

As the Highway Engineer Supv, you will be responsible for providing guidance and expertise to agencies, businesses, groups and individuals desiring, or in need of any of the components associated with the Office of Technical Services. 

A Day in the Life:

The essential functions of this role are as follows: 

  • Direct staff in development of engineering specifications, policies, procedures, and standards having statewide impact for entire engineering program function; establishes work priorities; directs development and implementation of policies and procedures; evaluates program effectiveness; develops and administers budget for the Office; evaluates need and coordinates training for Office personnel and supervises assigned staff. 
  • Directly provide developmental opportunities, coaches staff to foster development, job satisfaction, assigns work, evaluates performance, recommends discipline, if necessary, provide feedback. 
  • Review and approve goals and objectives proposed by staff. 
  • Direct the preparation of highly technical engineering reports including program manuals within the Office specialty; design manuals; exceptions to existing national specifications/standards as guides on technical matters. 

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.  

What You'll Need for Success:

This person must have the following requirements to be considered for employment: 

  • Must have a valid Professional Engineer License issued by the State of Indiana. 
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Management, Information Technology or a related field preferred. 
  • Knowledge of information technology systems and applications, experience in operations (or related discipline) and have a minimum of five (5) years of supervisory and/or management experience. 
  • Broad knowledge of operations and management techniques. 
  • Ability to work in a lateral direction across organizational boundaries to identify business information needs and implement solutions to fulfill them. 
  • Possess a high level of analytical, planning and organizational skills to project needs, manage projects, and application activities. 
  • Effectively communicate, both orally and in writing. 
  • Ability to formulate sound management and fiscal recommendations and make appropriate decisions with consideration of potential impact on agency, department and district. 
  • Ability to effectively prioritize a variety of projects/functions. 
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with all levels of management. 
  • Ability to work independently. 
  • Ability to organize thoughts and ideas in a logical manner.​ 

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: 

  • Three (3) medical plan options (including RX coverage) as well as vision and dental plans;
  • Wellness program (offers premium discount for the medical plan and gift cards);
  • Health savings account, which includes bi-weekly state contribution; 
  • Flexible work scheduling options, including the potential for hybrid remote work for employees whose work may be performed outside state facilities;
  • Deferred compensation 457B account (similar to 401k plan) with employer match; 
  • Two (2) fully-funded pension plan options; 
  • A robust, comprehensive program of leave policies covering a variety of employee needs, including but not limited to:
    • 150 hours of paid new parent leave;
    • Up to 15 hours of paid community service leave;
  • Combined 180 hours of paid vacation, personal, and sick leave time off; 
  • 12 paid holidays, 14 on election years; 
  • Education Reimbursement Program;
  • Group life insurance; 
  • Referral Bonus program;
  • Employee assistance program that allows for covered behavioral health visits; 
  • Qualified employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program;
  • Free Parking for most positions;
  • Free LinkedIn Learning access;


Equal Employment Opportunity:

The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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Nearest Major Market: Indianapolis