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Highway Engineer

at State of West Virginia

Pay: $50676 to $93756/year
$50676 - $93756
Posted: 8/19/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 50116
Keywords: engineer

Job Description

Overall Job Objective

Nature of Work

While we periodically have vacancies in various areas, we are currently in need of an experienced engineer as described in the Supplemental Information below.
Professional engineering work at the expert level as a staff assistant to a Chief Engineer, as an assistant to District Engineer, as the administrative head of a major engineering unit, or at a comparable level calling for demonstrated expertise within an engineering specialty. The responsibilities of the incumbent may extend to developing and implementing working policies and procedures for the area of assignment. Incumbent may be responsible for organizing, staffing, administering programs, and providing day-to-day direction according to the needs of the operation and the procedures of the Department.

How to Apply: APPLY ONLINE. If you require a paper application due to disability, please call our office (304) 558-3950 ext. 0 for special instructions.
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Minimum Qualifications

Your application will not be accepted if you do not meet stated minimum requirements.

Requires a current license as a registered professional engineer in West Virginia.

Experience: Seven (7) years of professional highway engineering experience involving the design, construction, or maintenance of highways.

Note: The experience must have been acquired after bachelor's degree but may have occurred before or after registration as a professional engineer.

Substitution: Non-highway professional engineering experience may be substituted for highway engineering experience at the rate of two years of general experience for one year of highway related experience.

Substitution: Master's of science degree in civil engineering from a regionally accredited college or university may be substituted for one year of the required experience.

NOTICE:  If you are claiming college or other post-high school education or license, you MUST attach or provide by mail a legible copy of your OFFICIAL education transcript, license or training record. YOU WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED FOR EMPLOYMENT UNTIL THIS VERIFICATION HAS BEEN RECEIVED. To avoid missing a job opportunity, it is important that you provide this verification as soon as possible. You only have to provide this verification one time. It is not required with every application. Attach documents to the online application, or via email to:, FAX: 304-957-0396, or mail to: Division of Personnel, Building 3, Suite 500, 1900 Kanawha Blvd. E., Charleston, WV 25305.

Other Information

Current position need: You will perform professional engineering work at the expert level in the area of transportation planning as a part of the overall delivery of the highway construction program. The duties include the planning and organizing work procedures of engineers or other technical/professional employees, coordinating with division and district organizations and other state and federal agencies to ensure continuity of efforts required to obtain maximum efficiency in meeting established goals. Will develop project prioritization methodologies and perform project analyses as well as prepare corridor studies. Will utilize CADD software to assist in corridor analyses and studies and must have excellent communication skills. Performs related work as required.