Bridge and Pavement Engineer

Fargo, ND
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Jun 24, 2019
Job Type
Full Time
Position Description:
The Upper Great Plains Transportation Institute invites applications for an engineering position. The UGPTI offers an exciting opportunity to pursue analysis and professional development in activities that focus on transportation infrastructure cost analysis, deterioration modeling and maintenance support. The candidate seeking to join us for this position will be involved in a wide range of surface transportation issues. The individual will have the opportunity to utilize his/her strengths in contributing to an on-going program of highway and bridge infrastructure analysis and knowledge transfer. This is a full-time benefited position. Specific responsibilities include:
(1) Provide engineering expertise in transportation planning and infrastructure studies about pavements, bridges and truck related freight movements.
(2) Provide technology transfer support to ND LTAP program.
(3) Analyze traffic forecasts and rural truck and freight travel demand trends to brainstorm travel demand modeling concepts and solutions with UGPTI Economists.
(4) Provide local government technical support as well as input and feedback for the continued maintenance, development and enhancements of the Geographic Roadway Inventory Tool ( GRIT ).
(5) Provide quarterly reports of work progress and deliverables.

Minimum Qualifications:
• Bachelor's degree in civil engineering or a related field
• Experience and knowledge of highway transportation with emphasis on planning, design and maintenance of pavements, bridges and associated deterioration
• Truck size and weight knowledge as applied to infrastructure design and deterioration
• Working knowledge of life cycle costing
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:
• Master's degree in civil engineering or related field
• Licensed Professional Engineer or ability to become registered within one year
• A demonstrated knowledge of transportation and freight movements
• Ability to write basic computer programs such as SAS
• Working knowledge of gravity models for transportation analysis
• Working knowledge and/or educational background with GIS software

Screening Date: 07/08/2019
Open Until Filled: No
Search Type: Internal/External Simultaneously: Open to all applicants
No Smoking Notice:
As an employer, the State of North Dakota prohibits smoking in all places of state employment in accordance with N.D.C.C. • 23-12-10.

EO/AA Statement:
NDSU does not discriminate in its programs and activities on the basis of age, color, gender expression/identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, participation in lawful off-campus activity, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, public assistance status, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, spousal relationship to current employee, or veteran status, as applicable.

Veteran's Preference Notice: This position is subject to North Dakota Veteran's Preference requirements.
Location (City, State): NDSU Campus, Fargo, ND

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
  1. * Are you a North Dakota resident?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you qualify for North Dakota veteran's preference?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * If yes, list exact dates of service:
    (Open Ended Question)
  4. * Do you qualify for North Dakota disabled veteran's preference?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * How did you hear about this position?
    • Academic Department
    • Bismarck Tribune
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Fargo Forum
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    • Friend/Co-worker/Family member
    • Job Service of North Dakota
    • NDSU Employee
    • NDSU Website
    • Other newspaper (Please specify below)
    • Professional Publication/Organization Website
    • University Placement Office
    • Inside Higher Education
    • Other (Please specify below)
  6. If Other, please specify:
    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. Unofficial Transcript 1
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document 1
  2. Veterans Preference Claim Form (DD214)
  3. Veterans Administration Letter