Kansas State Employment Center

Job Description

Job Title:   Engineering Technician Specialist

County:   Butler

Req. No:   191806

Agency Name:   Department of Transportation

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

Applications accepted through:    MAR 24, 2019

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 http://www.ksrevenue.org/taxclearance.html.  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. All applicants, including current State employees, are responsible for submitting a valid and up to date 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.

Your application will be considered incomplete if an ACTUAL COPY of your Certificate is not submitted within 48 hours after the posting closes. 
E-mail: TAX CLEARANCE CERTIFICATES to: kdothqjobs@ks.gov

The position you are viewing is located in the Bureau of Structures & Geotechnical Services in El Dorado.  This is a full-time, unclassified position with benefits.  Pay begins at $21.13 per hour, depending on experience and/or the skill level of the applicant

Plans, coordinates and directs multiple geologic investigations, including Surface Geology Investigations, Foundation Investigations, Slope Failure Investigations, Soil Surveys, Man-Made and Natural Subsidence Investigations and Hydrology Investigations. These investigations include directing the field crew in the boring of soils and rock units. Tests samples that are obtained in the field and lab data is analyzed for compliance to state and federal guidelines. Produces a Geology Report which may include maps, figures, cross-section and profiles and is used by Bridge, Road, and Foundation Engineers. coordinates and directs the investigation of highly complex geological, soil and Hydrology Investigations. This includes drilling sampling and testing of soils, drilling sampling and testing of bedrock, setting and reading settlement devices, groundwater monitors for both flow and contamination, drill and complete water wells, conduct pump tests, and set and install geophysical and tomography boreholes.

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.

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:
• Five years of experience in engineering technical support.
• Education may be substituted for experience as determined relevant by the agency.  Transcripts MUST be provided if substituting education.

Preferred Requirements:
• Knowledge of Soils and Geology and how they pertain to engineering applications.
• Math and computer skills.
• Ability to perform a large variety of foundation and surface investigations.  (EXPERIENCE PERFORMING?)
• Knowledge of what drill tools, techniques, equipment and sampling are required for each project.

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, Headquarters
OR Mail the PAPER Application to the following:
Eisenhower State Office Building - 1st Floor East; 700 SW Harrison St; Topeka, KS 66603-3754.

STEP 3: Submit additional required documents (including Tax Clearance Certificate) to the specific recruiter designated on this job announcement.
Include your name and job requisition number on all correspondence when submitting documents.

For further employment information or if a reasonable accommodation is needed for any part of the application or hiring process, please contact the recruiter, Jessica Mills:
Email:    kdothqjobs@ks.gov
Phone:  (785)296-3721
Fax:       (785)296-0145

Veterans’ Preference Eligible (VPE): 
Former military personnel or their spouse that have been verified as a "veteran"; under K.S.A. 73-201 will receive an interview if they meet the minimum competency factors of the position. The veterans' preference laws do not guarantee the veteran a job. Positions are filled with the best qualified candidate as determine by the hiring manager. Additional VPE information can be found at http://da.ks.gov/ps/aaa/recruitment/veterans.htm.

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. 

The Kansas Department of Transportation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Find out more about us at our web site

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

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