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Bridge Asset Management Engineer

By May 23, 2023
  • Full Time
  • Boise, ID
  • June 13, 2023

Idaho Transportation Department


Do you want to make a difference and be part of an award-winning agency, dedicated to enhancing the quality of life in Idaho through transportation?

At the Idaho Transportation Department, every employee is critical to the mission and we strive to foster an innovative, collaborative workplace where employees can grow and do their best work.

ITD has an opening for an Engineer Manager I in our Bridge Section. This position is located at our Headquarters location in Boise, ID. This position will plan, organize, and review the performance of professional and/or technical staff performing bridge inspection and engineering work; perform professional engineering and related administrative work involving the research, design, construction, and related activities to the bridge inspection and engineering discipline; perform related work.

Example of Duties:
Plans, organizes, and directs detailed bridge inspection, load rating, and engineering work involving state and local bridges in Idaho
Interviews and hires staff, assigns work, and evaluates performance
Conducts professional engineering work involving conventional practices, but may also involve a variety of complex features such as: conflicting design requirements, unsuitability of conventional materials, and difficult project coordination requirements
Work requires a broad knowledge of bridge engineering
This position will serve the program manager as defined in the 23 Code of Federal Regulations 650 as defined in Subpart 650.307(g) and Section 650.507(g).
This position is part of the management team of the HQ Bridge Section


Minimum Qualifications:
Licensure: Licensed in Idaho as a Professional Engineer (PE); or be eligible for comity licensure by the Idaho Board of Professional Engineers in accordance with Idaho Code, Title 54, Chapter 12;
AND Valid driver’s license.
Good knowledge of: State and local government operations pertaining to a specific engineering discipline.
Level I knowledge of: Management practices.
Experience: Supervising staff; interpreting and applying federal, state, and local laws pertaining to a specific engineering discipline;
Evaluating engineering projects and making decisions relative to their merit;
Writing engineering reports and correspondence;
Reviewing and critiquing engineering analyses;
Making oral presentations to groups relative to the merits of engineering applications.
Certifications:Completed an FHWA-approved comprehensive bridge inspection training course or the ability to complete the course within 6 months.
Completed an FHWA-approved comprehensive tunnel inspection training course or the ability to complete the course within 6 months.
Completed a cumulative total of 18 hours of FHWA-approved bridge inspection refresher training over each 60 month period if the comprehensive bridge inspection training course was complete over 5 years ago.

Desirable Qualifications: At least three years of experience in bridge design and/or bridge evaluation after professional licensure.
Evaluating bridge inspections, load ratings, and engineering projects and making decisions relative to their merit;
Good working knowledge of the AASHTO LRFD Bridge Design Specification,  AASHTO Manual for Bridge Evaluation, and National Bridge Inspection Standards.
Familiar with AASHTO BrM software, NBI bridge items and the ability to discern the seriousness of bridge deterioration to adequately assess bridge condition
Experience load rating bridges of current conditions in accordance with the AASHTO Manual for Bridge Evaluation.
Experience supporting bridge construction
Good working knowledge of the AASHTO Manual for Bridge Evaluation.
Experience scoping, scheduling, and budgeting projects


Supplemental Information:
To learn more about the department, please visit the ITD website. Make a difference in your community and in the lives of the citizens of Idaho!

Benefits:Flexible work schedule available to some positions for increased work-life balance
Public Service Loan Forgiveness – eligibility requirements may apply
Accrue paid vacation every pay period which increases with state longevity
Paid Parental Leave
Paid sick leave separate from vacation leave
11 paid holidays
Competitive Medical, Dental, Vision, Life and Disability insurance benefits, Flexible Spending Account https://ogi.idaho.gov/premium-rates/
Relocation Assistance available to some positions
Defined benefits retirement plan (pension) through the Public Employee Retirement System of Idaho (PERSI) https://persi.idaho.gov/members/base_plan.cfm
Optional 401K and Deferred Compensation plans with traditional and Roth options
Eligible for Employee Assistance Program – Confidential support, information and resources for all of life’s challenges
The Idaho Transportation Department may conduct verification of the information provided in your application, including validation of driver’s license status, education, employment, and criminal history. Omission and/or falsification of information provided in your application will result in your removal from consideration for employment, appointment, or promotion.

The State of Idaho is committed to providing equal employment opportunities and prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, political affiliation or belief, sex, national origin, genetics, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local laws.

The State of Idaho is committed to access and reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities, auxiliary aids and services are available upon request. If you require an accommodation at any step in our recruitment process, you are encouraged to contact (208) 334-2263 (TTY/TTD: 711), or email ada.coordinator@dhr.idaho.gov.

Preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations.

Your Safety. Your Mobility. Your Economic Opportunity.



If you have questions, please contact us at:
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