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Traffic Mobility Engineer Mgr

Date Posted:  Jul 7, 2024
Requisition ID:  438763

Indianapolis, IN, US, 46204


Work for Indiana


Begin a fulfilling career with the State of Indiana by joining one of the largest employers in the state, offering a diverse range of opportunities across 60+ agencies. At the state, you'll find competitive compensation, a robust benefits package and a commitment to work-life balance. Most importantly, you'll have the chance to make a real and measurable impact on the lives of Hoosiers across Indiana.


At the State of Indiana, we don’t just talk about diversity and inclusion—we make it our goal to create a welcoming, accessible, and equitable workplace with a workforce that is representative of Indiana's 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.


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. 


Role Overview: 

This role is the manager of the Corridor Development Office at the Indiana Department of Transportation. The Corridor Development Office is responsible for evaluating the State and Interstate Roadway Network related to operational, capacity, mobility, connectivity, and accessibility needs with a primary focus on the Interstate system and higher-volume arterial routes. The team evaluates identified areas of need in a preliminary engineering process that includes data collection, purpose & need definition, operational analysis, alternative development, cost estimation, and recommendations on the next steps that are presented in an Alternative Evaluation Report. Proposed projects advance into INDOT’s asset management annual call for projects process, where they are scored, ranked, vetted, and potentially recommended for development and construction funding, subject to funding constraints.  The Corridor Development Office also has a significant role in major project alternative development and guidance of traffic elements in corridor and new alignment roadway studies pertaining specifically to establishing and defensible purpose and need.

As the Traffic Mobility Engineer Mgr,  you will lead the Corridor Development Office, within the Traffic Engineering Division, in the execution of duties related to establishing and managing the Traffic Mobility Capital Program, major project creation including analysis and alternative development, customer service and subject matter expertise related to technical inquiries and requests for assistance.  This role is critical to setting the direction of traffic analysis and reviews statewide, reviewing corridor and planning studies, and upholding reasonability and feasibility related to establishing purpose and need for capital investment. To be successful in this role you should understand traffic analysis and policy, management of the traffic mobility asset program, and project management.



The salary for this position traditionally starts at $93,002.00 but may be commensurate with education or work experience.



This position is located in INDOT's Central Office, Indianapolis Traffic Engineering.


A Day in the Life:

The essential functions of this role are as follows:

  • Participate in the development of goals for the division’s strategic plan, assists in preparing division budgets, and lead an engineering team.
  • Monitor programs to ensure policy and best practices are actively deployed.
  • The Highway Engineer Supervisor assures accurate and timely updating of management information systems as they relate to the delivery of the program, and ensures their business rules, policies, and procedures are implemented and maintained as standard business practice in their designated work environments.

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 Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from an ABET-accredited school.
  • Must have a Professional Engineer license in Indiana.
  • Must have an Indiana driver’s license.
  • Must be able to read and interpret various contracts, plans, laws, administrative rules, and regulations.
  • Effectively communicate, both orally and in writing.
  • Basic knowledge of the agency.
  • Must be able to read and interpret specifications, standards, and policies and apply them to operations.
  • Ability to work in a multi-disciplinary team environment.
  • Must be able to work independently.
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills, able to build relationships and establish credibility.
  • Ability to work with internal and external customers to assess needs, provide assistance, resolve problems, and satisfy expectations.

Supervisory Responsibilities/Direct Reports:

This role may provide 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 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 recruiting, selecting, developing, and promoting 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 accommodations to complete 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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