Civil Engineer Transportation Advanced - 3 positions open!

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Wisconsin Department of Transportation
Waukesha, WI, United States

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Civil Engineer Transportation Advanced - 3 positions open!


Eau Claire, WI 

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Bring your transportation engineering experience and help shape the future of the State of Wisconsin's transportation infrastructure!  

The Department of Transportation, Division of Transportation System Development, Northwest Region is currently seeking to fill 3 Civil Engineer Transportation Advanced positions. Details on the three vacancies are below and this recruitment may be used to fill similar future vacancies within the next 3-6 months.

The positions can be headquartered in our Superior or Eau Claire office!

WisDOT is a great place to work! We offer amazing benefits such as a casual office atmosphere, flexible work schedules, ample vacation time, excellent health benefits, and an exceptional employee assistance program that offers a variety of programs and tools to help promote an employee’s wellness and health.

In addition to these amazing benefits, we strive for inclusivity and celebrate different religious holidays and cultural observances, and provide flexibility for utilizing paid time off for such celebrations. For more information on WisDOT you can visit our website by clicking here .

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation is an organization dedicated to creating transportation solutions through innovation and exceptional service. We are committed to fostering an environment rooted in Integrity, Diversity, Excellence, and Accountability . The WisDOT IDEA continues to drive us forward in our mission to provide leadership in the development and operation of a safe and efficient transportation system. We operate with integrity as we build trust and confidence in all our relationships through honesty, commitment, and the courage to do what is right in all of our efforts. We strive for diversity in creating an environment, including all people and opinions, which cultivates opportunities to bring varied perspectives to the work being done and decisions being made. We believe in leading by excellence by providing quality products and services that exceed our customers’ expectations by being professional and the best in all we do. We are committed to maintaining accountability, both individually and collectively, for the impact of our actions on resources, the people we serve, and each other.

Position Summary


The following Civil Engineering Transportation - Advanced positions are currently available:

Project Manager

This position functions as a Civil Engineer within the Project Development Section of a transportation region performing the highest degree of independent discretion and judgment on transportation improvement projects in both the construction and design phases.  Under general supervision, this position manages activities on multiple projects including those of a highly complex nature for continuity in both design and construction phases.
The position acts as a Project Manager in the design and construction of transportation improvement projects, conducting activities related to scoping, developing, monitoring, and reporting project schedules, budgets, issues and resources.  The Project Manager has primary responsibility for overall project quality.

Project Development QA Construction Engineer

This position functions as a member of the Project Controls team leading the construction Quality Assurance/Quality Control effort. You will also be responsible for performing highly responsible engineering administration work involving plan reviews, finals tracking and contract modification reviews. The responsibilities of this engineering position involve highly professional or technical judgments. The position assists the Region in the administration and evaluation of its transportation construction program, including quality control and assurance, analysis and resolution of claims and providing specialized expertise on construction techniques and problem solving.

Consultant Unit Project Manager

This position functions within the Project Development section of a Transportation Region and performs civil engineering and project management duties, utilizing the highest degree of independent discretion and judgment on transportation improvement projects.  Under general supervision, this position provides project engineering and project management duties on all phases of project delivery (from scoping through construction).  This position serves as a project manager on multiple transportation improvement projects within the Region, managing the resources, schedule, and budget.  This position may manage an individual phase or component of the delivery program for the Region (scoping, consultant resources, portfolio management, etc.) for the Region improvement program.

Salary Information


This position is in schedule-range 14-13 with an annual salary of $71,760 - $83,512, plus excellent benefits. A twelve month probationary period is required. Pay for current state employees will be set in accordance with the Wisconsin State Compensation Plan.

Job Details


WisDOT does not sponsor work visas.  Any appointment made will be contingent on the applicant being able to prove valid status to work in the United States.

Prior to any appointments for position(s) filled from this announcement, candidates may be subject to a comprehensive criminal background check which may include FBI fingerprinting.

Certain positions within this Department may allow remote/work from home flexibility for a portion of their work schedule, depending on the needs of the position and the work unit. This topic and any remote work flexibility that may be available will be discussed in more detail in the interview process. For positions that do allow remote work flexibility, although residency in the State of WI is not required for permanent positions, it is not anticipated that working outside of WI or bordering cities will be allowed as positions may at times need to report to office locations in WI on short notice.

All state employees are required to report their COVID vaccination status, whether vaccinated or not, and must provide supporting documentation if vaccinated. Newly hired employees will be required to submit this information within their first two weeks of employment.



Qualified candidates will have the following:

  • A valid Professional Engineering registration and be able to obtain a Wisconsin PE registration within 3 months if PE registration is from another state.

How To Apply


Apply online! To apply, click “Apply for Job” to start the application process.  Then, you will access your existing account or to create a new account if you don’t have an account. Once you are logged in, click “Apply for Job.” Follow the steps outlined in the application process and submit your application.

Your letter of qualifications and resume are very important parts of your application and are used during our evaluation process to determine your qualifications as they relate to the job. For instructions on developing your resume and letter of qualifications and what should be included in these materials, click here

Permanent classified state employees who are eligible for consideration (transfer, voluntary demotion, or reinstatement) should complete the application process as described above by the stated deadline.

Submitted materials will be evaluated by a panel of job experts and the most qualified applicants will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. Questions can be directed to Sonam Lhanze at 608-264-7230 or

Deadline to Apply


The deadline to apply is October 14th 2021 at 11:59pm.