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State of Utah - Jobs Rotational Engineer in SALT LAKE CITY, Utah

Are you a recent graduate or are you within one year of graduating from a Civil Engineering program? Are you looking for an opportunity to learn different areas of transportation engineering? If so,the Utah Department of Transportation's Engineering Rotational Program is for you. This is a four-year program for non-licensed engineers with limited engineering experience. You will learn engineering principles in a variety of areas including design,materials,hydraulics,planning,right-of-way,structures,traffic,construction,etc. You will then learn how to apply the knowledge and techniques of advanced mathematics and engineering to the planning,designing,development,and construction of transportation projects. Principle DutiesAs a Rotational Engineer,you will: *Participate in a variety of activities including feasibility,materials,research,design,concept and scoping,environmental,safety,specifications,schedules,revisions in the process of designing and developing engineering projects. *Participate in the planning,designing,construction and maintenance of facilities. *Monitor and evaluate contract/contractor performance to ensure compliance with contract; recommend action(s) to correct deficiencies. *Design,develop,and conduct a variety of research projects; determine appropriate methodologies,information sources,sampling strategies,and data-collection tools,etc. *Collect data and review research materials,determine accuracy and validity of sources and appropriateness for use. *Prepare engineering and design documents using computer assisted engineering and design software and equipment. *Write or draft technical reports,articles or related material based on research,investigation or analysis.The Ideal CandidateThis position will be filled as either an Engineer I or Engineer II based on the criteria listed below. The hourly rate for the Engineer I is $24.67 and the hourly rate for the Engineer II is $27.63. *The best candidate for the Engineer I level will have *A Bachelor's degree,or higher,in Civil Engineering. *Proof of passing the Fundamentals of Engineering Exam (FE). *The best candidate for the Engineer II level will have: *A bachelor's degree,or higher,in Civil Engineering *Proof of passing the Fundamentals of Engineering Exam (FE). *At least two years of post-graduate engineering experiencePreferencesPreference may be given to those with at least one of the following: *UDOT experience (internship) *Less than 2 years engineering experience *Recent graduation dateSupplemental InformationHere is some additional information of which you should be aware: *Risks found in the typical office setting,which is adequately lighted,heated and ventilated,e.g.,safe use of office equipment,avoiding trips and falls,observing fire regulations,etc. *Typically,the employee may sit comfortably to perform the work; however,there may be some walking; standing; bending; carrying light items; driving an automobile,etc. Special physical demands are not required to perform the work. *Employee may be reassigned to a different location as deemed necessary by the Region Director/Group Leader.Why Should You Join Our Team?Aside from working for a cutting edge agency that is leading all other transportation departments in the nation,you will receive great health and retirement benefits. Working for the State of Utah provides a positive work-life balance. Click here to view a summary of the benefits we offer. Also,Utah Department of Transportation employees make a positive difference to the lives of Utah residents and they get to enjoy seeing the difference they make every day when they travel on Utah's roads. They help the State of Utah and its traveling public to get to where they are going safely and in the most efficient way possible. As a UDOT employee you will help reach our goal of Zero Crashes,Injuries and Fatalities,which is a great goal for everyone.The AgencyUDOT is a strengths-based organization,which means its approach is based on ide