State Bridge Engineer

Oakdale, Minnesota
Up to $134,362/annually
Jan 22, 2022
Feb 21, 2022
Position Type
Contract Type
Organization Type

Provide leadership and direction to the Bridge Office so that structural programs, technical services, and training are provided to assure that all trunk highway, county, township and municipal bridge and other related hydraulic structures are designed, constructed, inspected, and maintained in a safe, economical, and aesthetically pleasing condition. As the State Bridge Engineer, represent the state nationally to the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO), other state and local and industry regarding bridge issues.


We offer excellent employee benefits, such as low-cost health and dental insurance, and affordable dependent coverage. Other benefits include:

  • 11 paid holidays per year
  • Earn up to 29 paid vacation days a year
  • Earn 13 days paid sick time
  • Defined pension plan
  • Vision insurance available
  • Paid life insurance
  • Short & long-term disability available
  • Paid parental leave available
  • Training opportunities
  • And more!


To qualify, you must have a current registration as a Professional Engineer with the Minnesota Board of Architecture, Engineering, Land Surveying, Landscape Architecture, Geoscience and Interior Design (AELSLAGID) and be currently or formerly classified for a minimum of three years as an Administrative Engineer Senior (20M); Administrative Engineer Management (18M); or equivalent in a complex engineering and management setting.

If you meet the minimum qualifications, you must address your experience in the areas below in a cover letter and attach it with your resume to the online application. Your application will not be considered if you do not submit the required cover letter.

  • Technical expertise: Experience that demonstrates all phases of structure design, hydraulics, AASHTO and MnDOT specifications, materials, fabrication, construction and maintenance for all types of highway, railroad and pedestrian bridges and other structures such as tunnels, retaining walls and culverts.
  • Policy making: Experience developing and implementing policies, rules, standards and procedures.
  • Human relations: Experience building and maintaining relationships with a variety of agencies, organizations and/or stakeholders.
  • Fiscal: Experience developing and managing budgets including the allocation of resources.
  • Demonstrated ability to enhance trust with transparency and accountability.
  • Demonstrated ability to promote collaboration, research and innovation.
  • Demonstrated ability to promote diversity and cultural capital through inclusion and opportunity.


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  2. Click “External Applicants”.
  3. On the Job Search, enter the Job Opening ID “52134” in the Keywords search box and click Search. 
  4. Click on the Job Title to view the job posting.
  5. Click Apply.
  6. When prompted for your Referral Source, please list:  Other – ASCE.

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