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Systems Operations Chief – Career Executive

By August 4, 2022
  • Full Time
  • Anywhere
  • August 14, 2022

Department of Transportation

Do you have experience working with transportation engineering principles? What about experience leading others? Join the Wisconsin Department of Transportation as a Systems Operations Chief to utilize your leadership and professional engineering experience to make an impact on Wisconsin infrastructure!

The WI Department of Transportation (WisDOT), Division of Transportation System Development (DTSD) is seeking an interested and qualified individual to fill a Systems Operations Chief (DOT Engineering Chief) vacancy in the North Central Region!

This full-time permanent Career Executive position can be headquartered in Wisconsin Rapids or Rhinelander!

Position Summary
As a member of the region management team, this position performs highly responsible administrative and managerial functions in formulation, development, implementation, and evaluation of important program, policy, budgetary, and organization components of the department’s transportation engineering programs.  This position manages the region’s Systems Operations Section, which includes responsibility for all maintenance and traffic activities in the region.  Activities require extensive communication within and outside the department.

This position has the authority to independently commit department resources to achieve established goals and objectives.  The responsibilities of this position involve highly professional and technical judgments that carry significant consequence of error.  This position acts under general supervision and reports directly to the Region Deputy Director.

Salary Information
This position is in schedule-range 81-02 with an annual salary of $87,360-$99,632, plus excellent benefits. A 2 year career executive trial period is required. Pay for current state employees will be set in accordance with the Wisconsin State Compensation Plan.

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

Qualified applicants will also have experience with all the following:

Experience working with transportation engineering principles, practices, programs, budgets, and project management. Duties may include: design, construction, planning development, operation, and/or maintenance of transportation or similar systems
Experience collaborating with a diverse group of stakeholders including external and internal parties (stakeholders may include a division, bureau, partner agency, the public, media, etc.)
Experience leading a team of professional staff in formal or informal capacity. Experience may include formal supervisory role or lead a project team on a large scale.
Activities may include coaching, mentoring, reviewing/analyzing work, assigning workloads, directing work, assessing employee performance, motivating staff/team.

In addition to having all the above, well qualified applicants will have experience with one or more of the following: Experience managing/supervising employees
Experience managing a complex transportation program
Experience with asset management philosophies, process improvement, risk analysis etc.

Deadline to Apply
The deadline to apply is Sunday, August 14th at 11:59PM.

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To apply for this job email your details to allison.strullmyer@dot.wi.gov

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