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Project Manager Engineer Principal

By June 18, 2022
  • Full Time
  • Roseville, MN
  • July 7, 2022

Minnesota Department of Transportation

Project Manager Engineer Principal

Up to $107,761/annually

Roseville, MN

This position exists to provide project management responsibilities for projects or tasks for the Metropolitan District.  The responsibilities of this position include the management of the quality of the products produced, organization of a project management team and providing leadership for the team to ensure the completion of the products or tasks, managing the communications specific to the project or task; including both internal communications and external communications, managing the risk associated with each project and coordination with the project team to minimize risk and/or manage the risk, management of the scope of the project and the process to change the scope, manage the process to resolve disputes, and manage the financial aspects of the projects or tasks.  This position will be responsible for multiple projects at one time.

A summary of responsibilities and tasks is as follows

•                    To provide leadership in the development of project scope for the projects assigned.

•                    To develop and manage all communications associated with the project development process for each project assigned.

•                    To lead the project development process to ensure that the products developed will go through a quality management process.

•                    Exercise supervisory authority so that applicable labor agreements and plans are equitably administered and employees under my jurisdiction will effectively perform assigned job duties to achieve the annual objectives of the section.

•                     Safety: Demonstrates personal safe work practices acting as a role model to others.


We offer excellent employee benefits, such as low-cost health and dental insurance, and affordable dependent coverage. Other benefits include:

·         11 paid holidays per year

·         Earn up to 29 paid vacation days a year

·         Earn 13 days paid sick time

·         Defined pension plan

·         Vision insurance available

·         Paid life insurance

·         Short & long-term disability available

·         Paid parental leave available

·         Training opportunities

·         And more!



Minimum Qualifications for BOTH the Engineer Senior and Engineer Principal classes:

•                    Licensure as a professional civil engineer with the Minnesota Board of Architecture, Engineering, Land Surveying, Landscape Architecture, Geoscience and Interior Design (AELSLAGID) or ability to obtain licensure through Comity (Reciprocity). (If obtaining licensure through Comity, a temporary permit from AELSLAGID must be provided to MnDOT HR prior to starting employment.)

•                    A valid Class D Driver’s License with no major traffic convictions in the past 5 years; OR 4 or more minor violations in the last 3 years; OR any combination of minor violations and at-fault accidents totaling 4 or more occurrences.

Minimum Qualifications for Engineer Principal:

•                    Three (3) years of post-registration engineering experience (Engineer Senior level or equivalent) that demonstrates a thorough knowledge of principles and practices of Project Management, Pre-design, Final Design, Planning, Traffic, State Aid and Construction.

•                    Experience in project management sufficient to prioritize and schedule multiple projects to meet letting schedules and to manage budgets and staff.

•                    Knowledge of MnDOT standards and federal, state, and local laws, regulations, policies, and codes as they relate to transportation system planning, design, construction, maintenance, and operation.

Minimum Qualifications for Engineer Senior:

•                    Experience developing and managing projects and staff sufficient to meet letting schedules of multiple projects.

•                    Knowledge of MnDOT standards and federal, state, and local laws, regulations, policies, and codes as they relate to transportation system planning, design, construction, maintenance, and operation.



  1. Go to www.mn.gov/careers
  2. Click “External Applicants”.
  3. On the Job Search, enter the Job Opening ID “56733” in the Keywords search box and click Search.
  4. Click on the Job Title to view the job posting.
  5. Click Apply.
  6. When prompted for your Referral Source, please list:  Other – AASHTO.

Only applicants received on mn.gov/careers will be considered.

To apply for this job email your details to lena.garcia@state.mn.us

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