This position is responsible for working on contracted research with major pavement research partnerships that MnDOT is leading or participating in. These partnerships include current National Road Research Alliance (NRRA), National Center of Asphalt Technologies (NCAT), Minnesota DOT, and the Minnesota Local Road Research Board (LRRB) and new partnerships in the future. Initial focus of this position will be to support research contracts with NCAT related to asphalt mix and pavement preservation and taking an active role in the leadership and support of these initiatives.
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Note to applicants: This announcement is being posted at two (2) different classes: Engineer Senior and Engineer Graduate 2. The final job class will be determined based on applicants’ qualifications.
Engineer Senior Minimum Qualifications:
Licensure as a professional civil engineer with the Minnesota Board of Architecture, Engineering, Land Surveying, Landscape Architecture, Geoscience and Interior Design (AELSLAGID) or ability to obtain licensure through reciprocity.
Engineer 2 Graduate Minimum Qualifications:
A Bachelor’s of Science degree in Civil Engineering from an accredited college or university AND two years post-graduation civil engineering work
Completion of the Fundamentals of Engineering exam.
Knowledge and experience in asphalt and/or concrete pavement materials, along with unbound materials used in pavement design and construction, materials behavior, and field construction material evaluation.
Knowledge and application of civil and highway engineering with special reference to instrumentation evaluation, back calculation, forward calculation, analysis, and research concepts.
Database understanding and proficiency with Access, Excel, and GIS
Knowledge of statistical analytic skills for hypothesis development and validation
Knowledge of the implication of the behavior and characteristics of materials in pavement response.
Knowledge and experience in pavement instrumentation installation and analysis
Internal Number: 43909
About Minnesota Department of Transportation
We are driven to find talented, innovative employees for Minnesota’s nationally recognized transportation system. We work to build the best team in the transportation industry to ensure that Minnesota thrives with a safe, sustainable and leading edge transportation system. You will be surrounded by a diverse community of experts, each driven by challenging work and motivated by the greater good. You will understand the impact of the work you are doing and be able to see the benefit you are providing to the citizens of Minnesota. You can set your sights high and use your strengths to grow within the organization. MnDOT offers superior health and retirement benefits as well as a solid commitment to work-life balance, which provides you the tools to thrive both at work and outside of work.