Kansas State Employment Center

Job Description

Job Title:   Engineering Technician Series (ETA/ET/ET SR)

County:   Seward

Req. No:   184000

Agency Name:   Department of Transportation

Posting Type:   External  --> Click here for Definition of Posting Type

Applications accepted through:    ,

Job Description:

Kansas Tax Clearance Certificate:Each applicant applying for a State of Kansas job vacancy must obtain a State Tax Clearance Certificate by accessing the Kansas Department of Revenue's website at https://www.kdor.org/TaxClearance/Self/Default.aspx.


Please specify the Requisition Number on your email transmittal.

A Tax Clearance is a comprehensive tax account review to determine and ensure that an individual's account is compliant with all primary Kansas Tax Laws. A Tax Clearance expires every 90 days. Applicants are responsible for submitting a valid certificate with all other application materials to the hiring agency. This is in accordance with Executive Order 2004-03. If you need assistance with the tax clearance, please contact (785) 296-3199.

Kansas Department of Transportation

The State of Kansas as an employer offers remarkable benefits that are invaluable to the professional and personal lives of our employees.

At KDOT, we reward our staff's hard work by providing training opportunities, a family-oriented work environment, and service recognition. Promotional opportunities and flexible schedules are also offered. KDOT is a great place to work! Come be a part of our team!

The position you are viewing is located in Liberal and serves the citizens of Kansas.

This position is full-time, unclassified position with benefits.

Engineering Technician (ET) Program

An Engineering Technician Associate (ETA) is entry level for the Engineering Technician series. Successful candidates may be appointed at a higher level dependent upon experience and qualifications. All new ETAs must participate in KDOT’s ETA to ET progression program. Pay begins at $13.61 per hour, depending on experience and/or skill level of applicant. Upon successful completion of this one-year program, employees promote to an Engineering Technician (ET) in the unclassified service at a pay rate of $15.03 per hour.


Pre-Employment Physical Testing Required: This position is subject to pre-employment physical testing. The selected candidate will be required to pass the screening as a condition of employment in this position.

For more details, download the full position description. http://www.ksdot.org/Assets/wwwksdotorg/bureaus/burPersonnel/PDFPDF/K0230828.pdf


NOTE: If you lack any of the required experience and want us to consider relevant education, you must provide copies of your transcripts/certificates before the closing date.

KDOT Essential Requirements:

Received a passing grade in high school algebra course. You can self-certify by submitting a statement that you passed High School Algebra.

Click on the 'View Job Class Spec' link at the bottom of this page for more information.


When completing a job application for positions at KDOT it is extremely important that your application is filled out completely with accurate and specific information. Applications may be rejected if not completed entirely and the job duties are not specific.

STEP 1: Register by completing the online Personal Data Form.

(Skip this step if you already have an Applicant ID number.)

STEP 2: Complete and submit an ONLINE Application to the following Agency:

Transportation, District Six

OR Mail the PAPER Application to the following:

KDOT – District Six Headquarters, Attention HR Dept., 121 N Campus Dr. Garden City, KS 67846

STEP 3: Submit additional required documents to the specific recruiter designated on this job announcement.

A Tax Clearance Certificate is required for all applicants. Obtain your certificate by following the instructions at Kansas Department of Revenue - Tax Clearance.

Include your name and job requisition number on all correspondence when submitting documents to the designated recruiter.


When you apply for this position, your application will be reviewed by Human Resources to first determine if you meet the eligibility requirements of the job requisition and that you submitted complete application materials and used a current State of Kansas Employment Application form (online or paper).

If you meet the criteria, your application will be added to the official pool and will next be screened on meeting the qualifications listed for the position, beginning with the essential requirements. (For large pools, applications may be screened further to determine if they also possess the preferred criteria).

Applicants that meet the aforementioned items will be forwarded to the hiring office for further review of the relevant knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to perform the essential functions of the position.

When the qualified applicant pool is finally determined, the hiring office will schedule and conduct interviews.

Applicants will be notified of their status as time and staffing allows.

For further employment information please contact the recruiter:

Email: kellih@ksdot.org

Phone: (620) 276-3241

Fax: (620) 276-2333

TTY (Hearing Impaired): 711

Verification of identity and employment eligibility to work in the United States is required by federal law. For a list of acceptable documents that establish these criteria, please refer to the federal Form I-9. KDOT does not provide sponsorships.

This is a Veteran Preference Eligible (VPE) position. Applicants claiming veterans' preference for the first time must complete the Veteran Preference field on the Personal Information Registration form and mail a copy of your DD 214 to the Department of Administration, Division of Personnel Services, 900 SW Jackson, Room 252, Topeka, Kansas 66612 or you can fax your DD 214 to (785) 291-3715.

To view Employee Rights and Responsibilities under the FMLA, please refer to the Employer Notice form.

The Kansas Department of Transportation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all applicants regardless of race, color, gender, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, military or veteran status, or disability status will be given consideration for the position. KDOT works to foster diversity and looks forward to applications from all qualified applicants.


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Class/Uncl Full/Part Time: Grade: Hiring Rate: Pay Frequency:
U F 001 $0.00 Hourly

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