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Engineer - District 3 Roadway Design

Company: Nebraska Department of Administrative Services
Location: Norfolk
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:


Are you interested in working on a variety of transportation projects with people from diverse teams and backgrounds? Then come join our team at the Nebraska Department of Transportation!

Located out of our Norfolk District Office, you will gain experiences while working on diverse design projects all while getting opportunities to visit project locations and active construction projects. You will acquire valuable knowledge learning how NDOT takes projects from concept to construction and provides safe and reliable transportation systems to the traveling public.

We are seeking a talented, energetic, and dedicated person who either has a bachelor's degree in engineering, or who is a Licensed Professional Civil Engineer.

At the Nebraska Department of Transportation, we offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes:
--- 13 paid holidays
--- Generous vacation and sick leave accruals that begin immediately
--- State-matched retirement contribution of 156%
--- Health, Dental, Vision, & Life insurance plans
--- Tuition reimbursement & Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF)
--- A culture that embraces work-life balance
--- Training and development based on your career aspirations
--- Job security and stability, even during times of economic hardship

Applicants with a bachelor's degree in engineering will be hired at the Engineer level - $26.067 Licensed Professional Civil Engineer applicants will be hired at the Professional Engineer I level - $29.716

Please reach out to Alexis Vlademar, Talent Acquisition Partner, at 402-525-2304, if you have questions or to learn more.

Secure your job today and see what success looks like in a supportive and challenging work environment that promotes professional development and career growth! Apply using our new quick apply process. Just attach your resume when prompted. Please note that if you parse your resume at the beginning of the application process, you'll still need to attach your resume at the end of the process.

Examples of Work

Under the supervision of a Licensed Professional Engineer, you will be designing a variety of roadway construction projects for our highway system. Some of the tasks will include:

--- Design various roadway features including horizontal alignment, vertical alignment, cross-sections, earthwork, guardrail, and other features.
--- Design erosion control features and implementation of environmental processes.
--- Perform hydrologic/hydraulic analysis and design culverts/storm sewers.
--- Draft roadway plan sheets.
--- Perform background research, quantity and cost estimate calculations, and analysis of project-specific tasks.
--- Prepare for and participate in project-related meetings and field inspections.
--- Prepare project-related documents and reports.
--- Participate in miscellaneous design and inspection opportunities in Northeast Nebraska.

Qualifications / Requirements

Engineer: Bachelor's degree in an Engineering discipline. This position requires passing the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) Exam within one year of employment.

Professional Engineer I: Bachelor's degree in an engineering discipline. Must possess a Professional Engineer (P.E.) license at the time of application and be licensed by the Nebraska Board of Engineers and Architects at time of employment or be able to obtain such license within 90 days of employment. Must sit for PE at first opportunity.

PREFERRED: Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering. Successful completion of FE examination. Experience in roadway design and/or highway construction. Experience communicating technical information and instructions to diverse groups including internal and external teammates at all levels

OTHER: Engineering degrees must be from an EAC/ABET-accredited program (or evaluated by NCEES as equivalent). Occasional out-of-town travel and extended working hours. Valid driver's License. Regular and reliable attendance is required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

--- Basic engineering principles related to the design and construction of highway projects including engineering, surveying, hydrology, design standards, and geometrics
--- Organizational, public relations, and quality verbal and written communication skills

NDOT encourages applicants of all ages and experience.

We offer a comprehensive package of pay, benefits, paid time off, retirement and professional development opportunities to help you get the most out of your career and life. Your paycheck is just part of your total compensation.

Check out all that the State of Nebraska has to offer! For more information on benefits currently offered to permanent teammates, please visit:


Nebraska State Government


1526 K Street, Suite 100

Lincoln, Nebraska, 68508


Keywords: Nebraska Department of Administrative Services, Sioux City , Engineer - District 3 Roadway Design, Engineering , Norfolk, Iowa

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