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Structural Engineer - Senior or Advanced

Company: State of Wisconsin
Location: Madison
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Press Control+M to start dragging object Structural Engineer - Senior or Advanced WisDOT is recruiting to fill a Structural Engineer-Transportation (senior or advanced) position--located in the Bureau of Structures, Structures Development Section. Position will be--headquartered at the Hill Farms State Office Building, located near Hilldale Shopping Center and just minutes from downtown Madison. WisDOT is a great place to work! We offer amazing benefits -- such as a casual office atmosphere, flexible work schedules, ample vacation time, excellent health benefits, and an exceptional employee assistance program that offers a variety of programs and tools to help promote an employee's wellness and health.-- In addition to these amazing benefits, we strive for inclusivity and celebrate different religious holidays and cultural observances, and provide flexibility for utilizing paid time off for such celebrations. For more information on WisDOT you can visit our website by clicking here . The Wisconsin Department of Transportation is an organization dedicated to creating transportation solutions through innovation and exceptional service. We are committed to fostering an environment rooted in Integrity, Diversity, Excellence, and Accountability. The WisDOT IDEA continues to drive us forward in our mission to provide leadership in the development and operation of a safe and efficient transportation system. We operate with integrity as we build trust and confidence in all our relationships through honesty, commitment, and the courage to do what is right in all of our efforts. We strive for diversity in creating an environment, including all people and opinions, which cultivates opportunities to bring varied perspectives to the work being done and decisions being made. We believe in leading by excellence by providing quality products and services that exceed our customers' expectations by being professional and the best in all we do. We are committed to maintaining accountability, both individually and collectively, for the impact of our actions on resources, the people we serve, and each other. Position Summary This position is responsible for working on all types of transportation structures and performing activities that significantly impact the design, analysis, drafting, construction, and cost of transportation structures throughout the State.This position works on projects and performs activities involving civil and structural engineering design systems; bridge design manuals and design standards; structural research and design projects; and performance of structural engineering services which develop statewide policy, procedure, and standards for transportation structures. This position actively develops and prioritizes project goals and objectives for the Structural Development Section. This position is responsible for engineering projects from development through completion and operates independently. This position communicates at a high level with other State DOT offices, the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), Canadian DOT offices, county personnel, engineering consulting firms, other outside agencies in addition to Wisconsin DOT personnel with regard to civil and structural engineering design systems, bridge manuals and standards, structural research and design projects, policies, and procedures. This position acts as a technical consultant to the DOT Engineering Chief and engineers below that level in the Bureau of Structures, State personnel outside the Bureau of Structures, engineering consultants, county personnel and engineers in outside agencies. Salary Information Structural--Senior--level--is in schedule-range 14-13--with an annual salary of $65,520--- $83,512,--plus excellent benefits. Structural--Advance--level--is in schedule-range 14-13--with an annual salary of $76,960 - $83,512, plus excellent benefits. A twelve month probationary period is required. Pay for current state employees will be set in accordance with the Wisconsin State Compensation Plan.
-- WisDOT does not sponsor work visas. Any appointment made will be contingent on the applicant being able to prove valid status to work in the United States. Prior to any appointments for position(s) filled from this announcement, candidates may be subject to a comprehensive criminal background check which may include FBI fingerprinting. Certain positions within this Department may allow remote/work from home flexibility for a portion of their work schedule, depending on the needs of the position and the work unit. This topic and any remote work flexibility that may be available will be discussed in more detail in the interview process. For positions that do allow remote work flexibility, although residency in the State of WI is not required for permanent positions, it is not anticipated that working outside of WI or bordering cities will be allowed as positions may at times need to report to office locations in WI on short notice. All state employees are required to report their COVID vaccination status, whether vaccinated or not, and must provide supporting documentation if vaccinated. Newly hired employees will be required to submit this information within their first two weeks of employment. Qualifications Upon hire, candidate must have graduated--from an-- ABET--accredited--college or university-- with a 4-year degree (or Master's or PH.D.) in civil engineering or a related engineering field, OR, possess a PE (Registration as a Professional Engineer in the State of Wisconsin), OR, possess an EIT (Engineer-In-Training) license. In addition to the above:

  • 3.5 years of experience performing professional structural design work activities such as those identified below OR 3 years of experience performing professional structural design work activities such as those identified below AND possession of a masters or Ph. D. in structural engineering.
  • Professional Engineer (PE) credential, PE license is required at the time of application. Hired candidates must obtain a PE from the State of Wisconsin within 3 months of employment in the position. How To Apply Apply online! To apply, click "Apply for Job" to start the application process. Then, you will access your existing account or to create a new account if you don't have an account. Once you are logged in, click "Apply for Job."-- Follow the steps outlined in the application process and submit your application . Your application materials are very important parts of your application and are used during our evaluation process to determine your qualifications as they relate to the job. For instructions on how to develop and what should be included in these materials, click-- here .-- For more information on the basics of the selection process and how the State of WI ensures fair and equitable treatment of all applicants, click-- here . Permanent classified state employees who are eligible for consideration (transfer or voluntary demotion) should complete the application process as described above by the stated deadline. Submitted materials will be evaluated by a panel of job experts and the most qualified applicants will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. Questions can be directed to Shannon Maretti at 920-492-5635 or shannon.maretti@dot.wi.gov Deadline to Apply Deadline to apply is October 31, 2021 at 11:59pm.

Keywords: State of Wisconsin, Madison , Structural Engineer - Senior or Advanced, Engineering , Madison, Wisconsin

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