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Iowa Department of Transportation Transportation Engineer Manager in Cherokee, Iowa

Salary $73,299.20 - $112,361.60 Annually

Location Cherokee - 51012 - Cherokee County, IA

Job Type Full-time

Agency 645 Iowa Department of Transportation

Job Number 22-00056

Closing 7/29/2021 11:59 PM Central

Point of Contact Darwin Bishop,

Job Description

Iowa DOT’s Mission is Making Lives Better Through Transportation. To accomplish our Mission, the person selected for this position will demonstrate actions and behaviors guided by the Iowa DOT’s five CORE values: Safety First, People Matter, Customer Focused, Servant Leadership, and Integrity Without Exception. Desired abilities:

  • Works collaboratively with diverse group of people

  • Maintains an attitude of determination and dedication

  • Displays high standards of ethical conduct

  • Treats customers courteously and be responsive to their needs

  • Commits to providing a high-quality product and service

  • Addresses and listens to others in respectful manner

  • Motivates others towards completing a common goal

    Transportation Engineer Manager responsibilities:

  • Licensure in Iowa within 30 days of hire is required

  • Supervise 14 co-workers at the Cherokee Resident Construction Office

  • Administer $22 million of projects to improve the bridges and roadway during the 2021 Construction Season which includes the following key projects: US 59 PCC grading and paving in Primghar, HMA resurfacing of IA 141 west of Manning and HMA resurfacing of IA 39 between Denison and Deloit

  • Perform technical engineering support for the Cherokee Construction Office

  • Overall administration and supervision of the Cherokee Resident Construction Office which administers construction contracts on primary routes in approximately 14 counties in northwest Iowa

  • Maintain maximum efficiency in staffing and operation of the Cherokee Construction Office.

  • Ensure Contractors adhere to plans, specifications, and standards requirements

  • Evaluate Traffic Control and Staging needed to perform the work

  • Perform audits and prepare as-built records when construction is complete

  • Communicate with internal Iowa DOT staff, Contractors, utility companies, and the public

  • Assist Design by collecting field data and providing input to be used in plan preparation

    What we offer YOU:

  • Team-oriented, positive work environment

  • Excellent benefits package

  • Biweekly vacation accrual and separate sick leave

  • Opportunities for professional growth and development

  • Iowa Public Employee Retirement System (IPERS) Retirement Package

  • Employee discount Programs from variety of vendors (cellular, fitness, recreation, season passes, travel, counseling; legal, financial)

    Excited to pursue the next step in your career? Apply today!

    Minimum Qualification Requirements

    Applicants must meet at least one of the following minimum requirements to qualify for positions in this job classification:1) All of the following (a and b):a. Licensure as a professional engineer; andb. Three years of full-time professional work experience in transportation engineering or civil engineering, one year of which must have included project management or lead work responsibilities.2) All of the following (a, b, and c):a. Licensure as a professional engineer; andb. Two years of full-time professional work experience in transportation engineering or civil engineering, one year of which must have included project management or lead work responsibilities; andc. Graduation from an accredited college or university with a master’s degree in chemical, civil, construction, environmental, materials, structural, or transportation engineering; engineering management; or a field closely related to transportation engineering.3) Current, continuous experience in the state executive branch that includes two years of full-time work as a Transportation Engineer.For additional information, please click on this link to view the job description. ( (Download PDF reader) (