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(USA-MN-Willmar) MnDOT District Engineer, District 8 – Engineer Principal Admin Transportation

Milan, MN | Posted 2 weeks ago

**Working Title: MnDOT District Engineer, District 8** **Job Class: Engineer Principal Administrative-Transportation** **Agency: Transportation Dept** + **Job ID** : 77107 + **Location** : Willmar + **Telework Eligible** : Yes, this position will offer some flexibility to telework part time (hybrid schedule) or work in the office. The incumbent will be required to complete a telework agreement. + **Full/Part Time** : Full-Time + **Regular/Temporary** : Unlimited + **Who May Apply** : Open to all qualified job seekers + **Date Posted** : 05/29/2024 + **Closing Date** : 06/18/2024 + **Hiring Agency/Seniority Unit** : Transportation Dept / Transportation-Managerial + **Division/Unit** : District 8 - Willmar / District 8 Willmar + **Work Shift/Work Hours** : Day Shift + **Days of Work** : Monday - Friday + **Travel Required** : Yes, t **ravel throughout District 8 will be required to meet with staff, partners, customers, and the public. Travel across the state is periodically required, including monthly division meetings.** **Occasional national travel is also required for training, conferences, and meeting with congressional members (Total travel up to 25%, no more than 10% of travel includes overnight stays).** + **Salary Range:** $53.44 - $76.55 / hourly; $111,582 - $159,836 / annually + **Classified Status** : Classified + **Bargaining Unit/Union** : 220 - Manager/Unrep + **FLSA Status** : Exempt - Executive + Designated in Connect 700 Program for Applicants with Disabilities (https://mn.gov/mmb/careers/diverse-workforce/people-with-disabilities/connect700/) : Yes **The work you'll do is more than just a job.** At the State of Minnesota, employees play a critical role in developing policies, providing essential services, and working to improve the well-being and quality of life for all Minnesotans. The State of Minnesota is committed to equity and inclusion, and invests in employees by providing benefits, support resources, and training and development opportunities. *Please note: This position will have the option of working out of the Hutchinson, Marshall, or Willmar offices* MnDOT is looking for a Civil Engineer to lead our southwest Minnesota District 8. This position presents a great opportunity for a self -motivated individual to lead planning, design, construction, maintenance, and operations on almost 3,000 miles of state roadways across 12 counties. The District Engineer position provides an opportunity to lead large transportation infrastructure projects with access to the latest technology and equipment to maintain them. MnDOT’s culture of safety and innovation allows this position to shape and transform transportation in southwest Minnesota. In addition to leading the district efforts, this position will also provide strategic direction to the department. The District Engineer position participates on several statewide committees focused on innovation, safety, strategic planning, and workforce development. This individual will also build relationships and partner with cities, counties, and elected officials to improve transportation throughout the region. **Travel throughout District 8 will be required to meet with staff, partners, customers, and the public. Travel across the state is periodically required, including monthly division meetings.** **Occasional national travel is also required for training, conferences, and meeting with congressional members (Total travel up to 25%, no more than 10% of travel includes overnight stays).** Responsibilities of the position include: + Aligning the district’s objectives, goals and direction with the agency’s strategic operating, transportation, and business plans; budget; and supporting the One Minnesota initiatives. + Providing leadership to the district staff through proactive planning and management of relationships and resources. + Developing key relationships with city and county officials, local legislators and congressional delegates to effectively develop and maintain the districts infrastructure system. + Working with internal and external groups to identify and mitigate risks with delivering transportation priorities. + Participating on statewide groups, task forces, and committees to develop strategies and implement statewide initiatives within the district that contribute to the overall success of the agency. **Minimum Qualifications** To qualify, applicants must have a current registration as a Professional Civil Engineer with the Minnesota Board of Architecture, Engineering, Land Surveying, Landscape Architecture, Geo-science, and Interior Design (AELSLAGID) AND Three years of managerial experience overseeing a complex civil engineering unit providing strategic direction, resource management (budget and staff), and policy development. (For example, serving as an Engineer Administrative Senior (22M) or Engineer Administrative Management (20M); or equivalent managerial experience outside of state service). **To be considered further in the selection process, please provide a cover letter explaining your experience in the following areas and attach it with your resume.** * **Leadership and Management:** Experience enhancing trust with transparency and accountability which demonstrates a broad understanding of leadership and management in program delivery and maintenance settings. Experience leading change and maintaining a strong team environment. * **Technical Expertise:** Experience which demonstrates a broad understanding of the technical areas affecting transportation engineering and maintenance activities. * **Fiscal and Human Resources Management:** Experience demonstrating effective use of resources to accomplish work and implement effective service delivery models. * **Policymaking and Strategic Direction & Initiatives:** Experience developing and implementing innovative policies, practices and initiatives. * **Relationship Building:** Experience building and maintaining effective working relationships with internal and external partners and collaborating with a wide variety of stakeholders. **Additional Requirements** REFERENCE/BACKGROUND CHECKS: **Successful candidate must pass past-employer reference checks and criminal history check** It is our policy that all candidates submit to a background investigation prior to employment. The background check may consist of the following components: + SEMA4 Records Check + Criminal History Check + Employment Reference Check + Education/License Verification + Driver's License Check AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Minnesota State Colleges and Universities is an Equal Opportunity employer/educator committed to the principles of diversity. We prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their race, sex, color, creed, religion, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or membership in a local commission as defined by law. As an affirmative action employer, we actively seek and encourage applications from women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and individuals with protected veteran status. Reasonable accommodations will be made to all qualified applicants with disabilities. If you are an individual with a disability who needs assistance or cannot access the online job application system, please contact the job information line at 651-259-3637 or email [email protected] . Please indicate what assistance is needed.

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