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State of Montana Bridge Engineering Manager - Bureau Chief (50025) in Helena, Montana

TheMontana Department of Transportationis recruiting for a Bridge Engineering Manager – Bureau Chief./ /Duties include bridge program planning and development; engineering oversight of all bridge projects and related activities; administering Bureau budget, policies, and equipment; and managing 57 FTE in the Bridge Management and Bridge Design Sections. The position is responsible for the administration and coordination of all bridge-related functions of the MDT including Planning, Design, Construction, Maintenance, NBIS Inspection, Operations, Seismic, Scour Abatement, and Bridge Adoption. For a full job description, please contact Tiffany Thornton at _Benefits of working for the Montana Department of Transportation and the State of Montana include:_ * Culture of public service and a commitment to work/life balance. * Potential hybrid remote work arrangement available/(if applicable)./ * Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance o Benefits apply on first day of employment. o Access to Montana Health Centers, low-cost clinics for state employees and their families. * State Retirement plan and additional savings opportunities (deferred compensation). * Paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays. * Eligibility forPublic Service Student Loan Forgiveness. * Relocation assistance may be offered to the successful candidate at the time of offer/(if applicable to position)./ About Helena: Situated roughly halfway between Yellowstone and Glacier National Parks, Helena is the capital of Montana. Famous for its historic downtown that abuts miles of hiking and biking trails in its South Hills, it is an excellent place to live, work, and recreate. For information on the Montana Department of Transportation’s mission, vision, and values, please visit our website: _Minimum Qualifications:_ * The required knowledge and skills are typically acquired through a combination of education and experience equivalent to Bachelor’s Degree in civil engineering, or a closely related field. * This position requires a minimum of 5 years of progressively responsible experience in highway/transportation engineering, specifically related to bridges & structures. * This position requires a minimum of 4 years of supervision or team lead experience. * Certifications, licensure, or other credentials include: Registration as a Professional Engineer (PE) in Montana is required. Applicants who are a licensed PE in another state and are able to attain the Montana PE within 6 months of hiring are considered to meet this requirement. * Other combinations of education and experience are considered on a case-by-case basis _Required Application Materials:_ * Resume * Please submit a cover letter in response to the following: This role is the lead for the MDT Bridge Program, responsible for management of all bridge infrastructure on Montana’s transportation system. The individual in this role provides leadership to a team of 50 technical experts, establishes and implements vision for the Program, and makes critical decisions for the programming strategy, design, maintenance, and emergency response solutions for over 5,000 bridges in Montana. Please provide your understanding of this position and what your vision and goals (immediate and long term) would be to address risks or gaps you might see in the program. Please limit your response to a maximum of 4 pages. Your online application and all required additional materials must be submitted before midnight on the closing date. Ensure all materials submitted are selected as “Relevant.” If you need an accommodation with the application process, please contact the HR representative listed below. _Other Information:_ The Montana Department of Transportation (MDT) is committed to continuous improvement of our employee safety program and our safety and health processes, and to achieving an injury-free workplace. The Montana Department of Transportation is an equal opportunity employer. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, people with disabilities, and veterans and disabled veterans are encouraged to apply. People with disabilities needing assistance in the application process, or those needing this job announcement in an alternative format may call the Human Resources and Occupational Safety Division, at 406.444.6054. *Job: Engineering *Title: *Bridge Engineering Manager - Bureau Chief (50025) * Location: *Helena Requisition ID: 22143175