This position is in Topeka within the Bureau of Transportation Safety & Technology. The State Highway Safety Engineer Directs the Safety Section of the Bureau of Transportation Safety under the supervision of the Bureau Chief. This position provides expertise for the statewide safety programs which include: Serves a central role for all traffic or highway safety related information and activities for KDOT. Promotes, coordinates, facilitates and assists in safety-related activities within KDOT. These activities require partnerships with local, state, and federal officials as well as other external organizations. Serves as the focal point of all safety issues within KDOT but is not intended to assume the duties of any others within the agency, which must be heavily involved in safety activities. Performs a wide variety of complex technical duties independently and with the guidance from the Bureau Chief and the Executive Safety Council. Coordinates and promotes the use of current safety practices, technologies, policies, and standards in the planning, design, and operation of Kansas highways, streets, and roads. Maintains the Kansas-Specific Strategic Highway Safety Plan. Manages the Traffic Safety Section which includes the Crash Data Unit and Traffic Safety Unit.
Graduate from an accredited college or university with a B.S. in Civil Engineering.
Licensing & Certification
Professional Engineering License recognized by the Kansas Board of Technical Professions.
Professional Traffic Operations Engineer registration is preferred, but not required.
Six years of experience in engineering.
Current Certificate of Tax Clearance. (See Required Documents below for information regarding this certificate)
Master’s Degree in Civil Engineering and ten years of experience.
Telecommuting is allowed.
Internal Number: 199715
About Kansas Department of Transportation
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