State of New Hampshire Department of Transportation
Bureau of Bridge Design
7 Hazen Drive, Concord, NH
Civil Engineer IV
Labor Grade: 27: $59,966.40 – $85,446.40
Typical starting salary will not exceed $71,177.60
40 Hours per week
The State of New Hampshire, Department of Transportation, Bureau of Bridge Design, has a full time vacancy for a Civil Engineer IV.
Summary: To plan, evaluate and develop project plans and professional engineering functions for the Bureau of Bridge Design.
- Develops and checks detailed contract bridge plans applying a broad knowledge of engineering principles and practices in accordance with state specifications and national engineering codes to provide plans for review and advertisement.
- Performs, and evaluates complex design calculations for concrete, steel and timber bridges and other highway related structures in compliance with office standards, state specifications and national engineering codes in order to provide safe economical structures and highways.
- Develops and integrates computer aided design (CAD/D) and personal computer techniques to expedite engineering duties.
- Develops preliminary bridge and roadway studies coordinating extensive engineering information to provide design alternatives for review.
- Supervises and advises the work of less experienced design and technical personnel to resolve problems and assist in the proper development of projects and promote an understanding of bureau policies, state specifications and national engineering codes.
- Communicates with intra and inter bureaus and other agencies in order to facilitate the production of contract plans and ensure completeness, accuracy and consistency of the contract plans.
- Checks fabricators’ shop drawings and performs necessary engineering calculations for review of contractor falsework proposals to insure conformity with plans and design and office specifications.
- Evaluates condition of existing structures and performs calculations to determine structural capacity to provide data for determining maintenance, rehabilitation of replacement needs.
Education: Master’s degree from an accredited institute of higher education with a major study in engineering.
Experience: Four (4) years of post-baccalaureate experience in engineering.
Education: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institute of higher education with a major study in engineering.
Experience: Six (6) years of post-baccalaureate experience in engineering.
Education: Associate’s degree from an accredited institute of higher education with a major study in engineering or engineering technology.
Experience: Six (6) years of experience in engineering at level equivalent to Civil Engineer I (or higher), plus two additional years of experience in a position comparable to an Engineering Technician.
- Must be a Licensed Professional Engineer in the State of New Hampshire or a Licensed Professional Engineer in another state and obtain licensure in NH within one (1) year of employment. Licensure designation must be in Civil, Civil Highway, Geo Technical or Structural Engineering.
- Must possess a valid driver’s license and/or have access to transportation for statewide travel.
- The applicant’s Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) must meet the minimum standards as established by the hiring agency.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: All accountabilities must be performed in accordance with State and Department rules and policies, including risk management, safety and environmental standards, regulations and administrative orders.
Recommended Work Traits: Knowledge of the principles and practices of civil engineering with special reference to the activities of the appropriate specialty. Knowledge of modern methods and techniques as applied to the design, construction, maintenance and operation of public works. Knowledge of effective supervision. Ability to perform mathematical computations applicable to engineering surveying and design operations. Ability to prepare, interpret and utilize civil engineering plans, maps and specifications. Ability to plan and supervise the work of professional and technical assistants. Ability to make comprehensive recommendations on engineering problems. Ability to communicate effectively. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates, subordinates, consultants, contractors, and contractor’s employees. Must be willing to maintain appearance appropriate to assigned duties and responsibilities as determined by the agency appointing authority.
DISCLAIMER STATEMENT: The supplemental job description lists typical examples of work and is not intended to include every job duty and responsibility specific to a position. An employee may be required to perform other related duties not listed on the supplemental job description provided that such duties are characteristic of that classification.
For additional information contact Loretta Doughty, Administrator, at 603-271-2731 or at Bureau18@dot.nh.gov .
TDD Access: Relay NH 1-800-735-2964