The Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) is seeking applications for the Northwest District Engineer. This senior management level position is responsible for planning, organizing, and delivering all operations, design, and support activities in the Northwest region with a team of approximately 500 employees. The Northwest District Engineer leads the development and delivery of transportation programs; builds and sustains effective partnerships with city and county officials, the Metropolitan Planning Organization/Regional Planning Commission, and other transportation constituents; represents MoDOT to leverage resources and innovation to solve the transportation needs of the area; serves as a champion, change agent, results driver, and key public relations agent on transportation issues and other major organizational issues as needed; responds to the public, legislators, community leaders, and city and county officials on transportation needs and operations; and communicates the department’s goals and objectives to the public and district employees. For more information and to view the entire job description, please visit our website www.modot.org/jobs.
Respond in strict confidence by submitting resume and cover letter by JANUARY 22, 2018, to:
Michaelene (Micki) Knudsen, Human Resources Director
Requirements include a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering. Candidates must be licensed or be prepared to achieve licensure as a Professional Engineer in the state of Missouri and have over nine years of experience in highway or transportation engineering, including at least five years of supervisory experience, with knowledge and experience in delivering innovative transportation solutions.
MoDOT is a non-partisan state agency governed by the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission (“Commission”); a constitutional commission appointed by the Governor, confirmed by the Senate, and consisting of high-profile business and civic leaders. MoDOT is led by a Director selected by the Commission. MoDOT is responsible for the seventh largest transportation system in the country with ...approximately 34,000 miles of highway and 10,400 bridges. MoDOT also oversees aspects of other major modes for transportation including 124 public use airports, 11 ports, passenger rail (through Amtrak), 3,800 rail crossings, urban and rural transit, and 600 miles of pedestrian trails and bike paths. Motor carrier services and highway safety are also responsibilities of the agency. The MoDOT organization includes approximately 800 employees at the central office in Jefferson City, and 4,300 employees located in seven districts around the state. Each district is accountable for approximately 15 percent of the total road mileage in the state highway system.