|Position Title||Research Engineer|
|Department||CTT (Center for Technology and Training)|
|Location||Main Campus (Houghton, MI)|
|Full-Time Equivalent (1.0=100%)||1.0|
|Appointment Term||12 Month|
|Pay Type||Salary Basis|
|Salary or Hourly Rate||Negotiable Based on Experience & Qualifications (No Less Than $52,000)|
|Position Duration Dependent on External Funding?||Yes|
|Title of Position Supervisor||Director|
Position Summary Information
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
|Job Description Summary||
This position serves as an advocate and technical resource for Michigan’s local (city, village, county) transportation agencies. The position will provide engineering technical support for activities underway at the Center for Technology & Training, which includes work with the Michigan Local Technical Assistance Program (LTAP), the Great Lakes Environmental Infrastructure Center (GLEIC), The Bridge Load Rating Program and support for the Roadsoft asset management software package, and other research projects. The position requires a strong background in transportation engineering (roads and bridges) as well as knowledge of the relationship between Michigan’s road owning agencies at a state and local level.
|Essential Duties & Responsibilities (other duties may be assigned)||
1. Organize, coordinate, facilitate and/or lead continuing education and outreach workshops, conferences, webinars and other training events at a variety of locations throughout Michigan.
|Required Education (minimum requirements)||
• Bachelor’s degree from ABET accredited college in civil engineering or environmental engineering, with strong background in transportation projects.
|Required Experience (minimum requirements)||
• A minimum of four years of engineering experience, with three years of experience with design, construction or planning of transportation projects.
|Desirable Education and/or Experience||
• Advanced degree.
|Required Knowledge, Skills, and/or Abilities (minimum requirements)||
• Excellent oral/written communication skills.
|Desirable Knowledge, Skills, and/or Abilities|
|Language, Mathematical, and/or Reasoning Skills|
|Work Environment and/or Physical Demands||
Work Environment and/or Physical Demands:
|Required Training and Other Conditions of Employment||
Every employee at Michigan Technological University will receive the following 3 required training; additional training may be required by the department.
Required University Training:
Posting Detail Information
|Posting Type||Internal & External Posting|
|Internal Posting Date|
|External Posting Date||01/09/2017|
|Open Until Filled||Yes|
|Special Instructions to Applicants (if applicable)|
The Center for Technology & Training (CTT) provides technology transfer, software development and research services to support agencies that manage public infrastructure. With annual funding from the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) and Michigan Technological University (MTU), the CTT administers Michigan’s Local Technical Assistance Program (LTAP) and manages the development and support of software for roadway asset management, project estimating, and project management. The CTT also works under contract with other agencies to complete discrete research and service projects. For more information, please visit www.ctt.mtu.edu.
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