Transportation Engineer Senior

Arizona Department of Transportation
Phoenix, Arizona
$91,657.18 - $101,657.18
Closing date
Mar 24, 2023

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Transportation Engineering
Position Type
Engineer, Senior Engineer
Contract Type
Organization Type


Driving the future of transportation with a diverse and innovative team


Job Summary:

Are you interested in an environment where leaders foster a culture based on respect for people and continuous improvement? ADOT leaders model a collaborative, problem solving, and coaching based culture focused on employee engagement and development. Leaders are accountable, transparent, and communicative as they sustain an inclusive, diverse, and safe environment. ADOT leaders are visible and present, demonstrating: We are One ADOT


Join our Traffic Design Team as a Transportation Engineering Senior where you utilize your traffic design knowledge and skills to create the best state transportation system for the citizens of Arizona, where you will work with industry and staff on innovative methods and technologies to enhance our traffic design standards. Under general supervision of the State Traffic Engineer you will perform complex technical traffic duties including evaluating new traffic related products and preparing and maintaining ADOT’s statewide standard traffic drawings and specifications, guidelines and processes, and AZ Supplement to the MUTCD, Manual of Approved Signs, reviews of proposed changes by The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) or National Committee on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (NCUTCD) to the current MUTCD. We value your time and your time with your family offering remote work opportunities and encouraging work life balance.


Please Note: This position may offer the ability to work remotely, within Arizona, based upon the department's business needs and continual meeting of expected performance measures.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Connect with others being the Chair of the Traffic and Safety Subcommittee
  • Evaluate new traffic related products bettering the driving experience for all drivers in Arizona
  • Utilize your valuable traffic skills working with talented staff while enhancing our traffic guidelines and processes and standard drawings and specifications
  • Serve as compliance manager for statewide highway design projects ensuring consistency to guidelines and standards to produce quality products an a consistent safe driver expectation
  • Make a positive impact on others through coaching and mentoring opportunities


The Ideal candidate for this position will have:

A Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering as well as experience equivalent to a Transportation Engineering grade 26.


Pre-Employment Requirements:

This position requires the incumbent to be registered as a Professional Engineer in the State of Arizona.


This position requires possession of a valid Arizona Class D Driver License. Candidates for this position must complete and sign PART 1 of the State of Arizona Application for Employment at the time of interview, which will allow ADOT to obtain the candidate's motor vehicle record (MVR). The most recent 39-month period shown on the MVR will be reviewed in accordance with A.A.C. R2-10-207.11 (H) and (I). The review must show an acceptable driving record prior to any offer of employment being made by ADOT. Employment is contingent upon an acceptable MVR.


How to Apply:

In order to be considered for this position, you must apply directly on the state website. To do so, please visit:



The State of Arizona provides an excellent comprehensive benefits package including:

  • Affordable medical, dental, life, and short-term disability insurance plans
  • Top-ranked retirement and long-term disability plans
  • Accrued vacation at 4.00 hours bi-weekly for the first 3 years
  • Sick days at 3.70 hours bi-weekly
  • 10 paid holidays per year
  • Deferred compensation plan
  • Wellness plans
  • Great Work Life Balance!

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