Materials Lab Engineer
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The WI Department of Transportation (WisDOT), Division of Transportation System Development (DTSD) is seeking an experienced Materials Lab Engineer(Civil Engineer Transportation – Senior/Advanced).This position is headquartered in Madison, Wisconsin at 3502 Kinsman Blvd. Madison WI.
WisDOT is a great place to work! We offer amazing benefits such as a casual office atmosphere, flexible work schedules, ample vacation time, excellent health benefits, and an exceptional employee assistance program that offers a variety of programs and tools to help promote an employee’s wellness and health. WisDOT is proud to be one of the largest engineering employers in Wisconsin with 800+ civil engineers on staff! WisDOT has engineering opportunities in a wide variety of focus areas. For more information on WisDOT you can visit our website by clicking here.
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NOTE: Interviews will be conducted virtually. In efforts to keep our employees safe and healthy during the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as to ensure adherence to CDC and local government requirements and business needs, the individual hired into this position may temporarily be permitted or required to work from home.
This position functions as the Bureau of Technical Services Materials Lab Engineer. The engineer in this position will require knowledge of ASTM and AASHTO test procedures dealing with aggregates, soils, asphalt binder, and asphaltic mixtures. Knowledge of AASHTO laboratory accreditation procedures, policies and requirements is required, as well as directing lab staff in the maintenance and upkeep of laboratory testing equipment, including maintenance, calibration, updates and general upkeep.
As a materials lab engineer you will lead identification and implementation of laboratory testing process improvements. As well as providing technical guidance and expertise for the testing, production, and placement of aggregate and asphaltic mix on construction and maintenance projects. This position leads small groups of industry and department staff in the development and implementation of aggregate, asphaltic mixture, and pavement construction specifications.
WisDOT does not sponsor work visas. Any appointment made will be contingent on the applicant being able to prove valid status to work in the United States.
Prior to any appointments for position(s) filled from this announcement, candidates may be subject to a comprehensive criminal background check with may include FBI fingerprinting.
Level of position and salary will be determined based on the qualifications of the selected candidate at the time of hire.
A qualified candidate at the Senior level will have ALL of the following:
4-year degree in Civil Engineering or a related field from an ABET accredited University, EIT Credential, or Professional Engineer (PE) credential.
At least 3 years of experience in construction and materials engineering related to Transportation. (This experience can be from academia, research, field/production work, or a combination)
A qualified candidate at the advanced level will have:
Professional Engineer (PE) License with the State of Wisconsin. If PE licensure is held in another state, hired applicants will be required to