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CIVIL ENGINEER IV Bridge Design (Job ID 29942) multiple positions available


State of New Hampshire Department of Transportation

Bureau of Bridge Design

7 Hazen Drive, Concord, NH


Labor Grade 27:  $60,673.60 – $86,444.80

40 Hours per week

3 Positions Available

The State of New Hampshire, Department of Transportation, Bureau of Bridge Design, has three full time vacancies for Civil Engineer IV.

SUMMARY: To plan, evaluate, and develop project plans and professional engineering functions for the Bureau of Bridge Design.


  • Develops and checks detailed contract bridge plans applying a broad knowledge of engineering principles and practices in accordance with state specifications and national engineering codes to provide plans for review and advertisement.
  • Performs and evaluates complex design calculations for concrete, steel and timber bridges and other highway related structures in compliance with office standards, state specifications and national engineering codes to provide safe economical structures and highways.
  • Develops and integrates computer aided design (CAD/D) and personal computer techniques to expedite engineering duties.
  • Develops preliminary bridge and roadway studies coordinating extensive engineering information to provide design alternatives for review.
  • Advises and resolves problems of less experienced design and technical personnel to assist in the proper development of projects and to promote an understanding of bureau policies, state specifications and national engineering codes.
  • Communicates with departmental bureaus and other agencies to facilitate the production of contract plans and ensure completeness, accuracy, and consistency of the contract plans.
  • Checks fabricators’ shop drawings and performs necessary engineering calculations for review of contractor falsework proposals to insure conformity with plans and design and office specifications.
  • Evaluates condition of existing structures and performs calculations to determine structural capacity to provide data for determining maintenance, rehabilitation of replacement needs.


Education:  Master’s degree from an accredited institute of higher education with a major study in civil engineering.

Experience:  Four (4) years of post-baccalaureate experience in civil engineering.


Education:  Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institute of higher education with a major study in civil engineering.

Experience:  Six (6) years of post-baccalaureate experience in civil engineering.


Education:  Associate’s degree from an accredited institute of higher education with a major study in engineering or engineering technology.

Experience:  Six (6) years of experience in the practice of civil engineering at a level equivalent to Civil Engineer I (or higher), plus two (2) additional years of experience in a position comparable to an Engineering Technician.


  • Must be a Licensed Professional Engineer in the State of New Hampshire or a Licensed Professional Engineer in another state and obtain licensure in NH within one year of employment. Licensure designation must be in Civil, Civil Highway, Geo Technical or Structural Engineering.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license.
  • The applicant’s Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) must meet the minimum standards as established by the hiring agency.

RECOMMENDED WORK TRAITS: Knowledge of the principles and practices of civil engineering with special reference to the activities of the appropriate specialty. Knowledge of modern methods and techniques as applied to the design, construction, maintenance and operation of public works. Knowledge of effective supervision. Ability to perform mathematical computations applicable to engineering surveying and design operations. Ability to prepare, interpret and utilize civil engineering plans, maps and specifications. Ability to plan and supervise the work of professional and technical assistants. Ability to make comprehensive recommendations on engineering problems. Ability to communicate effectively. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates, subordinates, consultants, contractors, and contractor’s employees. Must be willing to maintain appearance appropriate to assigned duties and responsibilities as determined by the agency appointing authority.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:  All accountabilities must be performed in accordance with State and Department rules and policies, including risk management, safety and environmental standards, regulations and administrative orders.

DISCLAIMER STATEMENT:  The supplemental job description lists essential functions of the position and is not intended to include every job duty and responsibility specific to the position.  An employee may be required to perform other related duties not listed on the supplemental job description provided that such duties are characteristic of that classification.

For additional information contact Loretta Doughty, Administrator, at 603-271-2731 or Bureau18@dot.nh.gov.


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