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State of Utah - Jobs Statewide Pavement Design Engineer in SALT LAKE CITY, Utah

The Utah Department of Transportation (UDOT) islooking for a dedicated and motivated individual to fill the State Pavement Design Engineer Position. The State Pavement Design Engineer is responsible for providing leadership and technical expertise in pavement design.Principle DutiesAs the Statewide Pavement Design Engineer,you will:Provide leadership and technical guidance in pavement design to Region Pavement Management Engineers and Consultants.Provide leadership and technical guidance in FWD back calculation to Region Pavement Management Engineers and Consultants.Provide leadership and technical guidance in Ground Penetrating Radar to Region Pavement Management Engineers and Consultants.Maintain and update the UDOT pavement design manual and pavement design inputs.Assist in maintaining and updating the treatment selection process in the UDOT pavement management manual.Implement a process for UDOT to perform pavement design calibration.Provide pavement design QC for Region Pavement designs.Provide technical guidance related to project smoothness requirements.Lead the Department into innovation strategies in pavement design.Develop and provide pavement design training and support to the Region Pavement Management EngineersTrack innovative projects to determine effectiveness of the projectAssist local government projects with access to UDOT pavement design software.Provide input and recommendations to the UDOT Pavement Working Group,a cross-functional team of pavement designers,pavement managers,materials engineers,and project managers who make decisions that affect the sustainability and performance of Utah's pavement infrastructure.Ideal CandidateThe best candidate for this position:Must beregistered as a professional engineer in accordance with the provisions of Utah Code Annotated 58-22.Will have at least two years ofengineering experience following licensure as a PE.This position may be filled as an Engineer III for those who have less than two years of post PE experience. In order to fill the position as an Engineer III,you must be registered as a professional engineer in Utah and have at least one year of engineering experience following licensure as a PE.PreferencesPreference may be given to those who have:Strong leadership,facilitation,and organization skills.A strong understanding of asset management and pavement preservation strategy.A strong understanding of the pavement design,materials,and construction.A strong background in pavements and managing a pavement programSupplemental InformationHere is some information of which you should be aware:Working Conditions -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.Physical Requirements -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.Employeemay 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 departmentsin the nation,you will receive great health and retirement benefits. Working for the State of Utah provides a positive work-life balance. Clickhereto view a summary of the benefits we offer.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 AgencyFor more information on the Utah Department of Transporta