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Project Engineer

Date Posted:  Apr 3, 2024
Requisition ID:  439374

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 complete the application and interview process, as well as 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 Indiana Finance Authority (IFA):

The Indiana Finance Authority oversees state-related debt issuance and provides efficient and effective financing solutions to facilitate state, local government, and business investment in Indiana.  IFA enables the State of Indiana to communicate as one voice with the various participants in the financial markets: 1) the Indiana Development Finance Authority, 2) the State Office Building Commission, 3) the Indiana Transportation Finance Authority, the 4) Recreational Development Commission, the 5) State Revolving Fund Programs, 6) the Indiana Brownfields Program, and 7) Indiana Health and Educational Facilities Finance Authority.

Salary Statement  

The salary for this position traditionally starts at $90,000.00 but may be commensurate with education or work experience.

Role Overview

This Project Engineer for Revolving State Loan Programs position resides within the State Revolving Fund (SRF) Loan Program and is managed by the Indiana Finance Authority.   The State Revolving Fund (SRF) Loan Programs provide low-interest loans to Indiana communities for projects that improve wastewater and drinking water infrastructure. The Program's mission is to provide eligible entities with the lowest interest rates possible on the financing of such projects while protecting public health and the environment. SRF also funds non-point source projects that are tied to a wastewater loan.


The position incumbent coordinates and assists with the review of the Preliminary Engineering Report (PER) required for funding from the State Revolving Fund Loan program. The incumbent guides the loan applicant and their consultant through the technical aspects of the PER for ultimate approval.

A Day in the Life:

  • Coordinates with the IDEM permits and compliance sections, and other IDEM staff regarding combined sewer overflow long-term control plans
  • Provides leadership and engineering support to internal and external SRF customers for all aspects of technical matters, including preliminary engineering, bidding and contract award, change orders, construction inspections, disbursements, green and sustainable infrastructure improvements, value engineering, and cost/benefit analyses
  • Conducts inspections during construction to ensure that the project is consistent with the PER and the construction permitted
  • Works with the environmental coordinator to prepare environmental documents.

What You'll Need for Success:

  • Minimum six (6) years engineering work experience.
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college (major in engineering required).
  • Professional Engineer’s License (PE) in the State of Indiana preferred.

Supervisory Responsibilities/Direct Reports:

This role may be utilized in a supervisory capacity based on agency needs.

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 Rewards Program: Complete wellness activities to earn gift card rewards
  • 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 and is committed to recruit, select, develop, and promote employees based on individual ability and job performance. Our policy is to provide equal employment opportunity to all people in all aspects of employer-employee relations without discrimination because of race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, physical or mental disability, or veteran status. We will comply with the spirit as well as the letter of all applicable state and federal laws. 


If you are a qualified individual with a disability and require reasonable accommodation in completing this application, you can request assistance by contacting the Indiana State Personnel Department at [email protected].


The State of Indiana has established a culture that welcomes equity, inclusion, and opportunity for all employees and applicants. We encourage you to apply if you feel you have the transferrable skills to be successful in this position and we look forward to reviewing your application.


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