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Assistant District Construction and Materials Engineer

By February 6, 2024


  • $89,867.76 Per year
  • 7:30 AM – 4:00 PM
  • Missouri Department of Transportation

Note for internal applicants: Successful candidates already at rates above the posted salary will be evaluated on an individual basis to determine final salary outcome.


Job Location: 3602 North Belt Highway, Saint Joseph, MO 64506


Why you’ll love this position:

The assistant district construction and materials engineer assists with the coordination and supervision of construction and materials activities, provides technical support and makes operational and administrative decisions related to district construction and materials, as assigned. Responsibilities are performed under general supervision.

Responsibilities – What you’ll do

  • Provides technical support and expertise to resident engineers; ensures resident engineer documentation conforms to federal and department requirements.
  • Performs district project and job site reviews as well as inspections prior to project acceptance.
  • Reviews plans for constructability prior to letting.
  • May oversee the daily operations of the district materials section; checks district project materials summaries; supervises materials personnel including making hiring and other employment related decisions, assigning work, disciplining employees and conducting performance management.
  • Supervises and coordinates quality control procedures to ensure materials comply with specifications.Qualifications – All you need for success

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering from an ABET-accredited college or university curriculum.
  • Licensed as a Professional Engineer in the State of Missouri.
  • Six years of experience in highway or transportation engineering.

Special Working Conditions:

Job requires exposure to moderately adverse and undesirable environmental conditions.
Preferred Qualifications

Job Details – More reasons to love this position
More reasons to love this position:

MoDOT offers an excellent benefits package that includes a defined pension plan, generous amounts of leave and holiday time, and eligibility for health insurance coverage.  Visit our CAREERS  page to explore all we have to offer.  Your total compensation is more than the dollars you receive in your paycheck. To help demonstrate the value of working for MoDOT, we have created an interactive Total Compensation Calculator.  This tool provides a comprehensive view of benefits and more that are offered to prospective employees. The Total Compensation Calculator and other applicant resources can be found HERE.


At MoDOT you will play a key role in maintaining the seventh largest highway system in the United States.  We value team players who are open-minded and work well with others to accomplish goals and fulfill our mission of safety, service, and stability.  We see the growth of our team members as an investment, both in MoDOT’s future and yours.  If you’re looking for diverse opportunities, challenging work, and a flexible environment, we want to talk to you about joining our winning team.  MoDOT operates on shared values and your success in our organization depends upon modeling these values.  CLICK HERE to view our mission, values, and tangible results.  If you embrace these values, we welcome your application.
Contact Details –  If you have questions about this position please contact: NWHR@MoDOT.mo.gov


The State of Missouri is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.
The State of Missouri is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

To apply for this job email your details to anna.brady@modot.mo.gov

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