Staff Transportation Planning Engineer

Ar Hwy Dept Human Resourc   Little Rock, AR   Full-time     Administration / Clerical
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Posted on September 27, 2020

Arkansas Department of Transportation
Staff Transportation Planning Engineer
Little Rock, AR
Salary: $86,112 plus state government benefits
Possession of a valid PE license required.

Position closes at 12:00 am on October 21, 2020.
ARDOT is an equal opportunity employer



This position is responsible for management and supervision in the Transportation Planning and Policy Division and performing complex professional engineering.


The following examples are intended only as illustrations of various types of work performed. No attempt is made to be exhaustive. Related, similar, or other logical duties are performed as assigned. The Department may require employees to perform functions beyond those contained in job descriptions. The Department may modify job descriptions based on Department needs. The Arkansas Department of Transportation is an "at will" employer.

Supervise and review staff including hiring, terminating, evaluating performance of, approving time cards for and administering disciplinary actions to subordinate staff.
Organize and provide technical supervision of complex transportation planning activities.
Coordinate, oversee, and provide technical supervision to engineers and planners working on transportation studies.
Provide technical editing for published reports and documents pertaining to transportation planning produced within the Division.
Interact with planning and engineering personnel from other agencies and organizations as well as elected officials and public citizens.
Oversee production of reliable and accurate inventory and traffic data.
Represent the Department as an expert in matters involving transportation planning.
Minimum Requirements

Education and experience:

Possession of a current Arkansas license* to practice professional engineering. Multimodal transportation planning related experience. Experience and/or training in conducting transportation planning studies with a state or local planning organization.

Knowledge, skills and abilities:

Effective leadership and effective oral and written communication skills. Advanced organizational skills. Ability to interpret and apply Department policies and procedures. Ability to represent the Department in public, conduct meetings, and chair committee sessions. Thorough knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite. Advanced knowledge of engineering practices and principles.

Working conditions:

Office environment

Other licenses, registrations and certifications:

Valid driver’s license

* The Department will consider applicants with Professional Engineering licenses from other states, with the condition that a reciprocal Arkansas license be obtained within 180 days of hire. Failure to obtain the Arkansas license within this time period may result in immediate termination. Candidates are responsible for verifying eligibility for reciprocity with the Arkansas PE Board before accepting a position.

There has never been a better time to join our team of dedicated public servants who strive to help the Department meet its mission to provide a safe, efficient, aesthetically pleasing and environmentally sound intermodal transportation system for the user. We offer competitive pay and benefits with many opportunities for career advancement.

If you need assistance completing the application, please contact Human Resources at 501-569-2454.