Career Opportunities

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Engineering PositionsNon-degree Technical Positions

Engineering Postions

The Kansas Department of Transportation State Bridge Section will challenge the new employee with a diversity of analysis and design experiences. New engineers have the opportunity to explore many of the tasks listed below.

HydrologySoils and Foundation EngineeringRetaining Wall System Design
River HydraulicsStructural AnalysisBridge Cost Estimating
SurveyingReinforced Concrete DesignConstruction Problem Solving
Bridge Sizing and SelectionPrestressed Concrete DesignComputer Aided Drafting
Road Geometric DesignStructural Steel DesignSoftware Development
Bridge Drainage SystemsConcrete Box Design 

Once the employee gains bridge design experience, he/she may choose to specialize or concentrate on one of the more specific bridge fields listed below:


Bridge DesignSigning and Lighting StructuresBridge Inspection
Software DevelopmentStandards and Manual DevelopmentLoad Rating and Evaluation


PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE IN TOPEKA




Non-Degree Technical Positions

The Kansas Department of Transportation State Bridge Section offers many challenging, non-degree, technical positions.

These include:

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Engineering TechnicianTechnical Support Consultant IManagement Systems Analyst I
Engineering Technician AssociateEngineering Technician SeniorEngineering Technician Specialist
Application Developer II  

These non-degree technical positions will challenge the employee with a diversity of technical experiences including:


Computer Aided Drafting (CADD)Bridge InspectionDatabase Generation and Maintenance
Highway and Bridge GeometricsBridge Evaluation and Rating InvestigationsWeb Page Development and Maintenance
Plan Detail Checks and Quantity CalculationsSpecial Bridge Inspections, Diving, Ultrasonic TestingHardware and Operating System Installation and Maintenance