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Design Engineer

Date Posted:  Aug 2, 2022
Requisition ID:  371744
Location: 

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.

 

Location: This postion is located in Central Office Indianapolis, In.

 

About the Job:

Are you a problem solver?  Do you want to be part of projects that enhance the quality of life and drive economic growth?  Do you want to work with a team that values individual skills, experience, diversity, and contributions of fellow employees?  Then apply to join the INDOT Central Office Highway Design team! 

As a Highway Engineer you will be part of a team  that works to meet highway design and plan review needs for new construction, reconstruction, resurfacing, and other roadway projects. 

Whether you prefer a hybrid option or to collaborate in the office daily, INDOT has a schedule that will enhance your life-work balance.

A Day in the Life:

The essential functions may vary based on a design or review focus.

  • Provide design and drafting services to develop plans that ensure the project objectives are fulfilled and the project is delivered on time and within budget.
  • Prepare quantities and construction cost estimates
  • Provide solutions to technical design and project challenges
  • Confer with higher level engineers and supervisors within the Office of Highway Design and other offices as needed to gain assistance in resolving uncommon or complex problems.
  • Participate in Scope of Services and review meetings, upon request
  • Provide instruction to survey crews for the collection of existing field condition data.
  • Interpret survey results into design plans.  Use computer aided design and drafting equipment (CADD) with MicroStation and Inroads software, including creating surface models and cutting cross sections.
  • Conduct field checks
  • Review plans to ensure compliance with the scope of services, existing field conditions, appropriate design standards, INDOT plan preparation procedures and sound engineering judgment.
  • Assist with the evaluation of new design policy
  • Keep abreast of current design practices by attending conferences and reading trade publications, research papers, etc.
  • Assist in analyzing engineering data and developing technical guidelines, technology initiatives, training course materials and other technical documents.
  • Assist management on special projects as requested

What You'll Need for Success:

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

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering and other related fields from an Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) accredited school.
  • Registered Professional Engineers license in Indiana required; exception may be made for individuals with an Engineer in Training (EIT) Certification working towards becoming a licensed Professional Engineer in Indiana in a lower-level classification.
  • At least two (2) years of experience in engineering (civil engineering is preferred)
  • Broad knowledge of planning, design, or construction of highway or transportation project features (such as roads, bridges, pavement, or traffic structures) in accordance with engineering design and construction standards, principles, and methods.
  • Ability to apply civil engineering theories, principles, methods, and procedures to road design.
  • Knowledge of and ability to apply CADD functions to road project development.  MicroStation experience is preferred. 
  • Knowledge of and ability to apply federal and state laws, rules, regulations, and procedures governing road design.
  • Ability to prepare and review design plans and reports relating to road design
  • Ability to perform the algebraic, trigonometric, and higher mathematical computations applied to design operations.
  • Knowledge of and ability to apply roadway and roadside guidance developed by the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO), for example A Policy on Geometric Design of Highways and Streets and the Roadside Design Guide.
  • Working knowledge of the Indiana Design Manual, Indiana Manual of Uniform Traffic Control Devices, INDOT Standard Specifications and Standard Drawings.
  • Valid Indiana Driver's License.

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: 

  • 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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