Kansas State Employment Center

Job Description

Job Title:   Engineering Associate I

County:   Barton

Req. No:   185789

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.
E-mail: TAX CLEARANCE CERTIFICATES to: kdothqjobs@ks.gov

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, free parking, and flexible schedules are also offered. KDOT is a great place to work! Come be a part of our team!

SUBMIT online using: Transportation Headquarters

Engineering Associate I

The position you are viewing is located in our District Five area located in Great Bend, KS and serves the citizens of Kansas by providing engineering guidance and administration for the construction of highway and related construction projects.


This position is professionally supervised on-the-job training in engineering.  A timely completion of the guidelines that are given.   Checking of work for quality and quantity is mandated. This position allows KDOT to train and develop engineering staff to complete required responsibilities. The employee performs engineering assignments and gains experience while in a training status.

This position is full-time, unclassified position with benefits with a starting salary of $52,000, depending on experience and/or skill level of applicant.

For more details, download the full position description.


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.

Essential Requirements:

Graduate from an ABET (Accreditation Board of Engineering and Technology) accredited school and be able to obtain an FE (Fundamentals in Engineering) Certificate within the first year of employment.

Preferred Criteria: 

Degree preferred in Civil Engineering.

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 mailbox:
Transportation (KDOT)
OR PAPER Application to the following: KDOT - Bureau of Personnel Services; Eisenhower State Office Building, 700 SW Harrison Street, 1st Floor Tower, Topeka, KS 66603-3754.
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 minimum and 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.

Contact the Recruiter, Debbie Wallace: 785-625-9718, KDOT/Division of Engineering and Design, Hays Area Office, PO Box 760, Hays, KS  67601-0760
Email: debbie.wallace@ks.gov
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.

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

The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 ensures you the right to reasonable accommodations. A request for an accommodation will not affect your opportunities for employment with the State of Kansas. Arrangements will be made if you have a disability that requires an accommodation for completing an application form, interviewing or any other part of the employment process. It is your responsibility to make your needs known to KDOT Bureau of Personnel Services, please contact us at (785) 296-3721 if you require an accommodation.

The Kansas Department of Transportation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all applicants regardless of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, 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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