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Colorado Department Of Transportation Materials Engineer - Evans in Evans, Colorado

DEPARTMENT INFORMATION:This position is only open to Colorado state residents.About CDOTDo you want to make a difference in Coloradans lives? Do you have a passionfor helping people and keeping them safe? At the Colorado Department ofTransportation (CDOT), you ll have the opportunity to do just that. The workour people does contributes to keeping Coloradans and visitors safe andprovides freedom, connection, and experience through travel. Please visit ourcareers page to learn about CDOT and how we are making Colorado a great placeto live, work and play, now and for the future!CDOT for AllCDOT s strength is our people, and our commitment to our people is to shape,support, and sustain the employee experience, and ultimately, create asupportive workplace where everyone, regardless of gender, race, ethnicity,religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity,citizenship status, education, disability, socio-economic status, or any otheridentity, has the opportunity to thrive.Total Compensation and BenefitsIn addition to a fantastic place to work, CDOT offers a variety of benefitswhich include:Annual leave (accrued based on years of service, starting at 8 hours a month)Sick leave accrued at 6.66 hours a month10 paid holidays per yearMedical and dental plans with no cost preventative servicesState paid Life Insurance with optional additional life insuranceState paid Short Term Disability coverage, with optional long term disabilityplanParticipation in PERA with 2 retirement plan options, and voluntary PERA 401Kand 457 plansCredit Union membershipWork life programsState Employee Assistance programs at no costTuition and certification reimbursement programAccess to a diverse array of technical, leadership, supervisory and specialtytraining across the state, in addition to personal development andproductivity learning opportunitiesState employee discount programsTo learn more, visit our careers page!Some positions may qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program.For more information, go to at CDOT during COVID-19At CDOT, we have taken several measures to protect employee safety and health,while ensuring continuity of operations. Employees with the ability to performtheir job duties from home are encouraged to do so. For those employees whoare working on-site, facial coverings in public spaces and social distancingwhen possible are required. We will provide employees with masks, as needed.We have implemented frequent deep cleaning and disinfecting procedures in ourbuildings and equipment. You can expect your interview to be done remotely andvisitors to any CDOT building are required to pre-screen. You can rest assuredthat we are committed to doing our part to keep employees connected, healthy,safe, and productive during these challenging times.DESCRIPTION OF JOB:About the Work UnitThis position is in CDOT s Region 4 Materials Unit located in Evans, CO. Thisunit provides preliminary and final material design information needed todesign roadway projects within Region 4 (northeastern Colorado). This unitalso formulates and implements the Region 4 Pavement Management System,develops materials-related specifications to be used in construction plans,administers Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) programs, establishes andmonitors research activities, reviews tests of various materials used inconstruction and maintenance projects, and provides guidance to other CDOTstaff as well as to cities, counties, and contractors.About the PositionThis licensed Professional Engineer position functions as the Assistant Region4 Materials Engineer. This position provides materials information, analysis,and recommendations for the design of specific construction and maintenanceprojects and verifies that the final design is correct. This positionevaluates the condition of existing highway pavements in the region andcompletes information for use