Wisconsin Department of Transportation
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The WI Department of Transportation (WisDOT), Division of Transportation System Development (DTSD) is seeking an interested and qualified individual to fill a Region Railroad Coordinator (Transportation Specialist Senior or Advanced) – Project Position for the North Central Region!
This full time project position can be headquartered in either Wisconsin Rapids, WI or Rhinelander, WI.
As Region Railroad Coordinator, this position functions as the primary contact for all railroad related activities and is the sole coordinator for the Region railroad program. This position is tasked with performing the coordination of highway-railroad activities on highway engineering projects and local projects that have Federal or State funds involving grade crossings and signals, grade separations, encroachments and land interests on railroad property. The work assignments are broad in scope and require independent judgment in decision-making; the work is performed in response to program needs as interpreted by the employee with little or no review of the work. This position utilizes a high degree of initiative in problem solving, managing multiple priorities, responding and communicating to demands by multiple internal and external customers.
This position serves as the resource for all Region railroad construction contracts, enforces contract plans and specification requirements as well as advises and assists local officials on local engineering projects. The Railroad Coordinator is also responsible for providing engineering expertise regarding responsibilities to contractors, the department, local governments, consultants, and utility companies.
This position requires high-level contacts with the public. Contacts may include other Regions, Central Office, Railroads, Office of the Commissioner of Railroads, Local officials, Federal Highway Administration, Federal Railroad Administration, Department of Natural Resources, consultants, utility companies, contractors, and the public.
The first application review deadline will be 11:59 p.m. on May 31st, 2022 with newly finalized applicants being reviewed on a bi-weekly basis until the position is filled.
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