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State of Michigan MDOT Transportation Engineer 9 - Engineer Development Program (EDP) in Various, Michigan

Job Description


Interviews are typically held in the late fall/early spring of each year.**

Looking for an exciting career opportunitiy? Come join the MDOT team and contribute to the safety, quality, and longevity of the Michigan Department of Transportation's (MDOT) roadway network. MDOT employs a diverse group of talented and innovative individuals in a wide variety of professionals, and is responsible Michigan's state highway system, comprised of all M, I and US routes. Here at MDOT, we take pride in the importance of the work we do, and strive to create an exceptional workforce, ready and able to support the department's operations, both now and in the future.

The Engineer Development Program (EDP) is an entry-level rotational program providing new engineers (at the Transportation Engineer 9 level) experience in multiple work areas while being assigned a senior-level mentor for up to two years. At the conclusion of the EDP, employees are placed into production roles in alignment with their career interests and the department's needs. Typical assignments during the rotational cycle include road and bridge design, construction, traffic safety, operations, maintenance, geotechnical, materials, and surveys. Additional opportunities in rail, aeronautics, and environmental can be worked into the program with the help of the EDP mentor. Locations will vary depending on current assignments/rotation. It is the intent of the program to develop transportation professionals with a global understanding of MDOT's mission and practice.

Note:This position is intended for individuals with a year or less of transportation engineering experience. Upon satisfactory performance, this position has the opportunity for advancement.

Position Description Required Education and Experience


Possession of a bachelor of science degree in engineering.

Note: May consider applicants that will be obtaining a bachelor of science degree in engineering by May 31, 2021.


Transportation Engineer 9

No specific type or amount is required.

Additional Requirements and 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.

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 Foreign Degree Evaluators.pdf for more information. Failure to attach a copy of your foreign degree evaluation may result in you being screened out of the process.

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

Any questions regarding the posting or the program, contact culpl2@michigan.gov

Salary: $22.43 - $24.53 Hourly

Location: Various, MI

Job Type: Permanent Full Time

Department: Transportation

Job Number: 5901-21-EDP-LC

Closing: 2/28/2021 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