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State of Michigan MDOT Transportation Engineer 12 - Senior Road Design Engineer in Kalamazoo, Michigan

Job Description

Make a difference in the public sector! Are you looking for an opportunity to utilize your knowledge of roadway design to contribute to the safety, quality, and longevity of the Michigan Department of Transportation’s (MDOT) roadway network in southwest Michigan? We are seeking applicants for a senior road design engineer for MDOT's Southwest Region. We offer flexibility and a positive work and family life balance while investing in your knowledge and skills to help us achieve the department’s mission of providing the highest quality integrated transportation services for economic benefit and improved quality of life.

Southwest Michigan has so much more to offer than pristine, sandy beaches! According to the website of the City of Portage, “Portage residents enjoy affordable housing with low taxes, safe and well-maintained neighborhoods, world-class healthcare, enriching activities and entertainment, and a unique parks system that connects citizens to each other and the natural world.”

The city of Kalamazoo is the home of the Kalamazoo Promise (paid college tuition), Western Michigan University (a top 100 university) and a world class craft beer scene (Bell's Brewery and more)!

Position Description


Required Education and Experience


Possession of a bachelor of science degree in engineering.

Experience Three years of professional engineering experience involved in transportation systems and programs equivalent to a Transportation Engineer, including one year equivalent to a Transportation Engineer P11. Alternate Education and Experience

Transportation Engineer 9 - 12

Possession of a registered professional engineer license as required by the State of Michigan may be substituted for 6 months of experience at the Transportation Engineer 9-12 levels. This substitution may only be used once for any employee for qualification of appointment or early reclassification.

Additional Requirements and Information

View the job specification at: http://www.michigan.gov/documents/TransportationEngineer130207.pdf

Applicants who possess foreign degrees must have their academic credentials evaluated or converted into U.S. educational equivalents, unless the degree has been accepted by an accredited degree granting institution in the United States. Civil Service accepts evaluations from organizations listed on the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services or the Association of International Credential Evaluators, Inc. Go to https://stateofmichigan.sharepoint.com/teams/insidemcsc/Classification%20%20Selection/Documents/Foreign%20Degree%20Evaluators.pdf for more information.

All newly hired state employees are required to submit and pass a pre-employment drug test and physical (if applicable) prior to their actual appointment. Criminal and driving records will also be checked if applicable. Any position offer will be conditional until results of the drug test, physical, criminal background, and driving records indicate eligibility for employment.

The department reserves the right to close this posting prior to its original end date once a sufficient number of applications have been received.

Your application for any position does not guarantee that you will be contacted by the Department for further consideration. Only those applicants interviewed will be notified of the results.

Salary: $27.66 - $39.18 Hourly

Location: Kalamazoo, MI

Job Type: Permanent Full Time

Department: Transportation

Job Number: 5901-20-SWR-13-TE12-Design

Closing: 10/2/2020 5:00 PM Eastern


Agency: State of Michigan

Address: 400 South Pine Street Lansing, Michigan, 48909

Phone: (800) 788-1766 State of Michigan is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Website: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/michigan