NDOT State Bridge Engineer

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Nebraska Department of Transportation
Lincoln, NE, United States

Phone: 4024794841
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NDOT State Bridge Engineer


Lincoln, NE 



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Job Description:

Do you want to inspire a team of engineering professionals who connect communities and afford people the freedom to travel across the great State of Nebraska?  If so, we are looking for you to join our team!

Are you a Professional Engineer leader who is ready to make an impact leading the (NDOT) Bridge Division into the future of transportation structures including bridge design, preservation, safety inspections, data integration, and innovative research?  

At NDOT, we provide the best possible transportation system for the movement of people and goods that promotes safety, mobility, and economic growth, which enhances the quality of life for all Nebraskans.  Our culture is vibrant, and teammates feel valued as individuals and as part of our team.  

Examples of Work

Other responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Provide leadership, vision, and direction to teammates in the Bridge Division
  • Provide technical expertise on all matters pertaining to structural design, hydrology and hydraulics, bridge management, safety inspections, and load ratings
  • Stay knowledgeable of trends and current developments within technical areas relating to bridge design, operations, and maintenance
  • Resolve challenges during bridge design, construction, and maintenance
  • Partner with AASHTO in establishing national bridge policy
  • Work closely with local/state/federal agencies, leadership, teammates, and colleagues to help drive NDOT initiatives and projects 
  • Provide oversight in the inspection and inventory of locally owned bridges throughout the State of Nebraska
  • Review in-service bridges for performance, rehabilitation, and replacement
  • Develop and coordinate Bridge Division budgets
  • Actively participate in internal and external professional activities such as the Midwest Bridge Preservation Partnership group, North Central State Consortium, or other technical committees and industry standards development efforts

Qualifications / Requirements


  • Licensed as a Professional Engineer (.P.E.) by the Nebraska Board of Engineers and Architects as time of employment (or be able to obtain such licensure within 90 days of employment), and progressively responsible licensed engineering experience as a second-in-charge to a Division Head, District Engineer, or equivalent agency manager, including experience developing performance goals and measures, preparing budgets for assigned projects or functional areas, and progressively responsible experience supervising, leading, and managing complex engineering teams within an organization


  • Progressively responsible experience supervising, leading and managing complex engineering teams within an organization
  • 10 + years of experience in bridge design and/or bridge construction
  • Experience connecting and integrating strategy across multiple teams
  • Strong communicator with excellent verbal, written and presentation skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and partnership focus
  • Proven ability to build relationships, trust, and rapports, as well as impact, influence and collaborate at all levels of an organization
  • Ability to build a strong network within the agency and leverage resources and relationships to get things done


  • Valid driver’s license or the ability to provide independent authorized transportation
  • Limited travel; with occasional overnight stays
  • Regular and reliable attendance is also required

NDOT encourages applicants of all ages and experience

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