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State of Montana District Preconstruction Engineer - #51201 in Missoula, Montana

TheMontana Department of Transportationis recruiting the District Preconstruction Engineer for the Missoula District. The position is responsible for directing the planning, implementation, and oversight of engineering services for multiple district projects; providing engineering oversight, analysis and technical assistance to MDT staff, contractors, local governments, and others; and administering consulting contracts. The position reports to the District Administrator, directly supervises 10 employees, and indirectly supervises an additional 11 employees. The reporting station for this position may be either the Missoula or Kalispell office. For a full job description, please contact HR Generalist, Brenna Love* * _Benefits of working for the Montana Department of Transportation and the State of Montana include:__ _ * Culture of public service and a commitment to work/life balance o For information on the Montana Department of Transportation’s mission, vision, and values, please visit our website: * Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance o Benefits apply on first day of employment o Access to Montana Health Centers, low-cost clinics for state employees and their families * State Retirement plan and additional savings opportunities (deferred compensation) * Paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays * Eligibility forPublic Service Student Loan Forgiveness * Relocation assistance may be offered to the successful candidate at the time of offer * Potential hybrid remote work arrangement available _Top candidates will be invited to participate in a behavioral-based interview prior to final selection. Interviews are tentatively scheduled for the afternoon of Thursday, December 8th, in the Missoula Office._ Destination Missoula:There’s this place where solitude, wilderness and adventure are only minutes from gourmet restaurants, funky local shops and a killer music scene. It’s a place surrounded by mountains where trails start at your front door. This place is Missoula, Montana and it has the unparalleled natural beauty and cultural vibrancy to make your experience unforgettable. Some might call it unique, cool or hip. Others will experience it as serene, welcoming, and replete with natural beauty. You might see it as vibrant, active and pulsating with places to go and things to do. Discover Kalispell: Experience life in the center of it all. A place where the spectacular mountains rise, the crystal-clear rivers and lakes sparkle, the comfortable accommodations rejuvenate, and the tasty craft beers refresh. All that and more is right here, waiting for you, in Kalispell, Montana. Whether it’s a passion for recreating on a freshly powdered winter morning or sun-drenched summer afternoon, the challenge for Kalispell, Montana residents isn’t finding something to do, it’s making enough time to do it all. Encompassed by 2.3 million acres of federally protected land, thousands of miles of hiking, biking, show-shoeing and sledding trails, and four unique seasons for outdoor exploration, our town is the ultimate outdoor adventure mecca. _Minimum Qualifications:_ * Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering or a related field; and * Five (5) years of experience in engineering with 2 of those years being in project management (experience in highway construction is preferred) ; and * Three (3) years of supervision; and * Registration as a Professional Engineer is required. _Other Qualifications_: Alternative equivalent qualifications may be considered on a case-by-case basis. _Required Application Materials_: * Resume -/No page limit; please ensure your resume includes all relevant education and experiences/ o /The "Work Experience" section of the state application is not required; however, you will need to initiate and submit the application. Requested materials must be electronically attached to the submitted online application to be considered for this position. Failure to attach the required materials will result in your application being incomplete and will not be considered further/. * Cover letter addressing the following prompt in no more than 3 pages:/Why are you interested in this position, and why are you the best candidate? Please describe what education, relevant professional experience, and managerial experience you have that make you qualified for this position./ * Professional References All required materials must be submitted before the deadline on the closing date. Ensure all materials attached to your application are selected as “Relevant.” If you need an accommodation with the application process, please contact Brenna Love, HR Generalist, _Top candidates will be invited to participate in a behavioral-based interview prior to final selection.__Interviews are tentatively scheduled for the afternoon of Thursday, December 8th, in the Missoula Office._ _Other Information_ The Montana Department of Transportation (MDT) is committed to continuous improvement of our employee safety program and our safety and health processes, and to achieving an injury-free workplace. The Montana Department of Transportation is an equal opportunity employer. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, people with disabilities, and veterans and disabled veterans are encouraged to apply. People with disabilities needing assistance in the application process, or those needing this job announcement in an alternative format may call the Human Resources and Occupational Safety Division, at 406.444.6054. Driver’s record will be verified. Successful applicants will be required to sign a release form which authorizes the Department to obtain the applicant’s permanent driving records. Compliance with Mont. Admin. R. 2.6.201, "State Vehicle Use," and MDT Policy #6.03.001, "State Vehicle Use Policy" are conditions of employment. *Title: *District Preconstruction Engineer - #51201 Location: Missoula Requisition ID: 22142888 Other Locations: Kalispell