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  • Full Time
  • Concord, NH
  • August 26, 2022

New Hampshire Department of Transportation

State of New Hampshire Job Posting

Department of Transportation – Bureau of Materials & Research

5 Hazen Drive, Concord, NH


(Civil Engineer IV)

Labor Grade 27:  $60,673.600-86,444.800

40 Hours per week

Position #20213

Additional years of relevant work experience may be substituted for education

SUMMARY: To perform professional engineering tasks in planning, evaluating, and designing bituminous pavements used on Department of Transportation projects. Aids in the planning, development, and maintenance of the Department’s 3-year paving program.


  • Conducts field inspections and manages field exploration programs to determine the conditions of existing pavements and their supporting structure.  Investigates pavement related roadway problems, analyzes and documents results, and provides a written report with recommendations for corrective action.
  • Designs pavement structure, including base courses, using professional engineering principles.  Computes and/or approves structure layer thickness, including pavement type and thickness, consistent with current design practice.  Evaluates financial and life cycle impacts of various designs.
  • Performs professional engineering tasks for the Planning, Development, and Construction phases of the Department’s 3-year paving program. Generates figures, tables, cost estimates as deemed necessary. Maintains the Department’s 3 year paving program in GIS. Generates GIS maps for internal and external use.
  • Compiles pavement as-built data and associated cost data.  Maintains the paving history database in GIS and produces reports, maps, and tables as required.
  • Writes, reviews and recommends changes to specifications for pavements and pavement-related materials used by the State and by many New Hampshire city and town governments.  Evaluates new pavement rehabilitation and preservation processes for potential incorporation into the Department’s pavement management strategy.
  • Attends technical meetings and conferences relating to Pavement Management for the purpose of staying current with state of practice and developing and maintaining state-of-the-art management systems.
  • Coordinates and trains engineering and technical staff in the development and deployment of pavement management strategies.  Provides support to other Bureaus regarding pavement management concerns.
  • Serves on the Pavement Management Committee (PMC) and other Task Forces associated with the Department’s asset management initiatives.
  • Collaborates with other Pavement Management Staff and other Bureaus and Divisions to address special data requests as needed.


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

Experience:  Four years of post-baccalaureate experience in an engineering.


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

Experience:  Six years of post-baccalaureate experience in engineering.


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

Experience:  Six years of experience in engineering at a level equivalent to Civil Engineer I (or higher), plus two 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.

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 Eric Thibodeau, Chief of Pavement Management, at 603-271-1750 or at Bureau42@dot.nh.gov .

Register and save your education, work experience and 2 references, then Search Jobs for Job ID 26336 to submit your application. For assistance creating your talent profile or applying online, contact Krista Robichaud, Recruitment Specialist, at 603-271-8026 or at Krista.Robichaud@dot.nh.gov  .


TDD Access: Relay NH 1-800-735-2964

To apply for this job email your details to krista.e.robichaud@dot.nh.gov

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