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State of Minnesota Project Management Engineer - Engineer Senior or Engineer 2 Graduate in Rochester, Minnesota

Working Title: Project Management Engineer

Job Class: Engineer Senior or Engineer 2 Graduate

Agency: Transportation Department

  • Who May Apply : Open to all qualified job seekers

  • Date Posted : 04/03/2024

  • Closing Date : 06/17/2024

  • Hiring Agency/Seniority Unit : Transportation Department / Transportation-District 6-MGEC

  • Division/Unit : District 6C- ADE Program Delivery/ Project Management

  • Work Shift/Work Hours : 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

  • Days of Work : Monday - Friday

  • Travel Required : No

  • Salary Range: $36.19 - $53.25 / hourly; $75,565 - $111,186 / annually

  • Job Class Option : Civil

  • Classified Status : Classified

  • Bargaining Unit/Union : 212 - Minnesota Government Engineers Council/Engineers

  • Last Incumbent : Jake Gasper

  • Supervisor Name : Jai Kalsy

  • FLSA Status : Exempt - Professional

  • Telework Eligible : Yes. This position is located at our Rochester, Minnesota location. This position will have the option to telework; the employee will be required to complete a telework agreement.

  • Designated in Connect 700 Program for Applicants with Disabilities (https://mn.gov/mmb/careers/diverse-workforce/people-with-disabilities/connect700/) : Yes

Make a difference in the lives of Minnesotans.

The work you’ll do is more than just a job. Join the talented, engaged and inclusive workforce dedicated to creating a better Minnesota.

** The Minnesota Department of Transportation does not sponsor applicants for work visas or Optional Practical Training Extensions for STEM Students. Individuals must be legally authorized to work in the US at the start of employment.

Provide project management direction from inception to completion of projects; to be the primary contact in concert with the Project Management Principal Engineer and Project Management Administrative Engineer for other public agencies, special interest groups and the general public regarding project activities; to establish effective long-term relationships with local units of government; and to provide overall direction and leadership to technical project teams in the application of knowledge, skills, tools, and techniques in the management of project activities for minor, moderate and major scale projects to meet the project requirements; to ensure consistency with MnDOT strategy, commitments and goals; and to ensure proper program execution and compliance with MnDOT, state and federal procedures, practices, regulations, and standards.

Minimum Qualifications

Engineer Senior Minimum Qualifications:

  • Applicants must be licensed as a Professional Civil Engineer with the Minnesota Board of Architecture, Engineering, Land Surveying, Landscape Architecture, Geoscience and Interior Design (AELSLAGID) or ability to obtain licensure through reciprocity.(If obtaining licensure through reciprocity, a practice pending letter from AELSLAGID must be provided to MnDOT HR prior to starting employment.)

Engineer 2 Graduate Minimum Qualifications:

  • A bachelor’s degree in civil or construction engineering from an EAC-ABET accredited college/university or equivalent as rated by EAC/NCEES;

  • A passing score on the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) exam

  • Two (2) years post-graduation civil engineering work.


  • A Master’s degree in Civil or Construction Engineering from an EAC-ABET accredited college/university or equivalent as rated by EAC/NCEES

  • A passing score on the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) exam

  • One (1) year of post-graduate civil engineering work.


  • Received a passing score on the Minnesota Principals & Practices of Civil Engineering (PE) Exam.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of CADD, Windows based operating systems, spreadsheet, and word-processing software applications.

  • Knowledge of MnDOT policies, procedures, HPDP, ADA requirements, Geometric Design Standards, MnDOT Specifications, Sample Plans, and State and Federal statute and regulatory requirements.

  • Knowledge of critical path scheduling theory, applications, and tools (e.g., Artemis Project View (APV) or Prima Vera (P6).

  • Class D Driver's License if driving a state vehicle.

Additional Requirements


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

  • Driver's License Check


Minnesota State Colleges and Universities is an Equal Opportunity employer/educator committed to the principles of diversity. We prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their race, sex, color, creed, religion, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or membership in a local commission as defined by law. As an affirmative action employer, we actively seek and encourage applications from women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and individuals with protected veteran status.

Reasonable accommodations will be made to all qualified applicants with disabilities. If you are an individual with a disability who needs assistance or cannot access the online job application system, please contact the job information line at 651-259-3637 or email careers@state.mn.us . Please indicate what assistance is needed.