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INDOT Engineering

Date Posted:  Sep 22, 2022
Requisition ID:  397765

Indianapolis, IN, US, 46204


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.


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


About the Indiana Department of Transportation:

The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) provides a dynamic workplace that serves Indiana citizens, improves our state’s quality of life, and enhances its economic opportunity. INDOT has a number of innovative programs and projects, including Public-Private Partnerships, Green Initiatives, and cutting-edge uses of materials and assets. As part of the State of Indiana, INDOT offers a competitive total compensation package, as well as outstanding work/life balance. Whether you are an established professional in the transportation field or just starting your career, INDOT has exciting and challenging opportunities for you. 


Salary: The salary for this position may be commensurate with education and/or experience.


Contact: In you have any questions about job openings concerning this job posting, please contact Kimberly Decker (email:[email protected], phone: 317-234-6859)


About the Job:

The Indiana Department of Transportation offers multiple engineering opportunities.  Please apply with your resume so we can match your experience to the role/position best suited for your skillset.

A Day in the Life:

There are several positions available at INDOT throughout the State of Indiana.  Several of the positions are listed below.


Highway Engineer

As the Highway Engineer, you will be responsible for performing advanced and complex transportation engineering work in one or more multiple areas such as planning, project development and design, construction, transportation/traffic operations and maintenance. In this position, you will ensure compliance with applicable federal and state laws, policies, procedures, standards, and guidelines.  You will work independently and serve as an engineer in charge of complex projects responsible for compliance with contract specifications, providing guidance and technical direction to lower-level project staff. 


Highway Engineer Supervisor

As the Highway Engineer Supervisor, 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. 


Construction Engineer

As the Construction Engineer, you will be responsible for construction engineering within the Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT).  In this position, you will perform and direct layout work and resolve conflicts and interpretation problems with contractors.


Construction Project Manager

As the Construction Project Manager, you will be responsible for managing complex construction projects related to roadway, bridge, traffic, landscaping, earth work and drainage components. In this position, you will be responsible for overall on-site activities during construction of transportation infrastructure projects. You will approve the work of the prime contractor and subcontractors to ensure compliance with plans, specifications and other State and Federal regulations. You will prepare pay estimates and create documentation to justify payments and records on all construction activity. 


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:

You must meet the following requirements to be considered for employment: 

  • Bachelor's Degree, Associate’s Degree, or Certification in Construction Management, Construction Technology, or related field from an accredited college/university is required. 
  • Four (4) years full-time experience in Construction Management, Construction Technology, or related field. 
  • Substitutions: Each one (1) year of education may substitute for one (1) year of the required experience. Accredited college degree may substitute for the required experience with a maximum substitution of four (4) years. Completion of an Associate’s Degree may substitute for the required experience with a maximum substitution of two (2) years. 
  • Broad knowledge of construction management methods, materials, safety, scheduling, specifications and contract documents, estimating and cost analysis.  
  • Knowledge of scheduling, computer – aided design and drafting (CADD), field layout, submittal review, project quantities, material procurement, equipment tracking, and building design and planning.  
  • Ability to manage projects, with emphasis on cost control, project delivery and scheduling.  
  • Ability to use and navigate construction management computer applications (i.e. SiteManager). 
  • Understanding of the impact of construction on the projects and environments.  
  • Ability to communicate effectively across projects between various internal and external stakeholders.  
  • Ability to delegate work, set clear direction, and manage workflow. 
  • Ability to effectively give feedback, provide guidance or corrective action, coach, and develop employee skillsets. 

Supervisory Responsibilities/Direct Reports:

This role may serve as a team lead for an assigned work group.
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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