State of Minnesota State Aid Programs --Engineer Princ in St. Paul, Minnesota

Job Summary

Job Summary

This position will be part of a team that delivers the local, state, and federal programs to counties, cities and townships statewide. This position will provide leadership in the facilitation, development, and oversight of local highway safety programs and initiatives and the administration of state and federal and state aid emergency disaster relief on the local system when a disaster is declared.


Minimum Qualifications:

Employee must be licensed as a professional Engineer with the Minnesota Board of Architecture, Engineering, Land Surveying, Landscape Architecture, Geoscience and Interior Design or be able to obtain licensure through reciprocity.


Three years of experience as an Engineer Senior or equivalent in the following areas:

Project management experience and understanding in highway design utilizing State-Aid policies and rules; comprehensive elements of traffic safety design, practices, fundamentals, and requirements;

Knowledge, understanding, and experience with two or more of the various funding sources such as; state transportation bond fund funds, state aid funds, trunk highway funds, local road research funds, and federal funds used for funding various transportation projects for emergency disaster recovery and traffic safety programs;

Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) regulations, policies, and the process for local federal aid projects.

Oral and written communication skills, as well as human relation skills, for fostering internal and external relationships and partnerships associated with all aspects of the delivery of the programs. These skills will facilitate the administration of the programs, preparation and participation of training opportunities and website guidance materials, and ability disseminate technical information related to state and federal rules and policies dealing with design and construction of the local transportation system.

Valid Driver’s license



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

Application Details

Why Work For Us

GREAT BENEFITS PACKAGE! The State of Minnesota offers a comprehensive benefits package including low-cost medical and dental insurance, employer-paid life insurance, short and long term disability, pre-tax flexible spending accounts, retirement plan, tax-deferred compensation, generous vacation and sick leave, and 11 paid holidays each year. This position is located in Minnesota's great capital city, Saint Paul. The State of Minnesota offers employees a subsidy for public transportation allowing for convenient and easy access to commute to work. Ride the new METRO "Green Line" Light Rail Train to work! The Rice/Capitol Station is located close by.

How to Apply

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If you have questions about the position, contact Stephanie Olson at or 651/366-3381.


The State of Minnesota is an equal opportunity, affirmative action, and veteran-friendly employer. We are committed to providing culturally responsive services to all Minnesotans. The State of Minnesota recognizes that a diverse workforce is essential and strongly encourages qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans to apply.

Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) encourages participation in all its programs, services and activities and does not discriminate against qualified applicants with disabilities. Anyone who believes they may need a reasonable accommodation in order to fully participate in the job application, interview or selection processes may contact any agency official with whom applicant has contact in the processing of their employment application to request an accommodation. Applicants may also contact the MnDOT Affirmative Action office to request an accommodation by:; or by calling Janet Miller at 651/366-4720; or using MN Relay 711.

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Job Title: State Aid Programs --Engineer Princ

Location: St. Paul

Job ID: 23790

Regular/Temporary: Unlimited

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Who May Apply: Open to all qualified job seekers

Date Posted: 05/16/2018

Closing Date: 06/01/2018

Hiring Agency/Seniority Unit: Transportation Dept / DOT-Metro-Central Off-MGEC

Hiring Agency: Transportation Dept / DOT-Metro-Central Off-MGEC

Division/Unit: State Aid Division / State Aid Division

Work Shift: Day Shift

Work Hours: Day Shift

Work Shift/Work Hours: Day Shift

Days of Work: M-F

Travel Required: No

Salary Range: $31.64 - $48.16/hourly; $66,064 - $100,558/annually

Classified Status: Classified

Bargaining Unit/Union: 212 - MN Govt Engineers Council/Engineers

Job Class: Engineer Principal

Working Title: State Aid Programs-- Engineer Princ