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Trainee - graduate engineer

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State of Minnesota
TRAINEE - GRADUATE ENGINEER$ 20.02-$ 28.41 hourly, $ 41,802-$ 59,320 annually
Date Posted: 10/02/2014
Closing Date: 10/29/2014
Position End Date: 01/14/2017
Working Title: Graduate Engineer Trainee
Hiring Agency: Transportation Dept
Division/Bureau: District 2/Bemidji
Location: Bemidji
Who May Apply: Open to all qualified job seekers
Posting Number: 14DOT000430
Employment Conditions: Limited, Full-time
Work Shift: Day Shift
Days of Work: Monday-Friday , 08:00 AM-04:30 PM
Travel Required: yes
Job Grouping: Engineering
Classified Status: Unclassified
What's Great About This Job: The Minnesota Department of Transportation's (MnDOT) Graduate Engineer Program provides comprehensive, on-the-job training to ensure that program participants acquire the knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to perform challenging work in a specialized field of engineering. Graduate Engineer Trainees are able to explore many disciplines of civil engineering through formal job rotations in areas like design, construction, traffic, technical support, maintenance and many other fields during their two years in the trainee program.
What's Great About Bemidji Minnesota?
If you want more information about the Bemidji area, please copy and paste the following link into your web browser: /
MnDOT's District 2 is located in the Northwest area of the state, bordered by North Dakota on the west, and Canada to the north. The district headquarters is located in Bemidji, while the maintenance headquarters is in Crookston. A construction sub-office is located in Thief River Falls and 17 truck stations are located throughout the district. To learn more about the Bemidji District Office please copy and paste the following link into your web browser /.
Job Description: This vacancy posting is to fill one (1) position in the Bemidji District Office. The successful candidate will be permanently assigned to this location at the end of the two-year Trainee Program.
Upon initial hire, trainees are appointed into unclassified, limited status positions. The Bemidji District Office will be considered the home-base and an advisor will be assigned as a mentor through the program. Trainees who are located in a District office will be required to complete at least one rotation in a Twin Cities assignment.
When a trainee has successfully completed the program, and passed the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) registration, they will be promoted and placed in an unlimited, probationary position.
All trainees must become a registered Civil Engineer by passing the Professional Engineer (PE) exam within 6 years of being appointed a trainee, with no exceptions.
Minimum Qualifications: To qualify applicants must have a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering (BSCE) from an accredited university or obtain a BSCE degree by the date of hire. The anticipated date of hire for this position will be either January 14, 2015 or June 3, 2015, dependent on when the selected candidate completes their degree program.
All qualified applicants MUST submit a transcript and, if applicable, a copy of their FE / PE registration to: GradEngineers. .us by October 31, 2014.
Please put your FIRST AND LAST NAME IN THE SUBJECT LINE of the email and what the email contains, i.e., John Smith - Transcript & FE Certificate. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable.
All applicants must be legally eligible to work in the United States. MnDOT cannot sponsor work visas.
Selection Process: This is a resume-based, skills matching process. Once you have entered your resume in the State of Minnesota database at / you can click the "Apply For This Job" box at the bottom of the job announcement.
Your resume will then be screened against the minimum qualifications required for this position. If your skills match the required skills for this position, MnDOT may contact you.
MnDOT does not discriminate against qualified applicants with disabilities. Anyone who believes they may need an accommodation, please contact MnDOT's Affirmative Action Office in advance, so any necessary arrangements can be made. To request an accommodation, e-mail ADArequest. .us; or call (MN Relay 711).
How to Apply: Most State selection processes utilize a resume-based screening process. You will be contacted by agency staff if your background best matches the selection criteria on this job posting. To apply for this position, click the APPLY box found at the bottom of this job announcement. For additional information about the State?s selection process, go to /
Contact for More Information: Desiree Doud / desiree. .us.

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