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State of Minnesota Project Manager - Engineer Senior/Engineer 2 Graduate in Roseville, Minnesota

Working Title: Project Manager

Job Class: Engineer Senior AND/OR Engineer 2 Graduate

Agency: Transportation Dept

  • Who May Apply : Open to all qualified job seekers

  • Date Posted : 03/18/2023

  • Closing Date : 04/07/2023

  • Hiring Agency/Seniority Unit : Transportation Dept / DOT-Metro-Central Off-MGEC

  • Division/Unit : Metro / Project Management Metro

  • Work Shift/Work Hours : Day Shift

  • Days of Work : Monday - Friday

  • Travel Required : No

  • Engineer 2 GraduateSalary Range: $27.14 - $40.01 / hourly; $56,668 - $83,540 / annually

  • Engineer SeniorSalary Range: $34.30 - $50.47 / hourly; $71,618 - $105,381 / annually

  • Classified Status : Classified

  • Bargaining Unit/Union : 212 - MN Govt Engineers Council/Engineers

  • Last Incumbent : Michael Kronzer

  • Supervisor Name : Elizabeth Burton

  • FLSA Status : Exempt - Professional

  • Telework Eligible : Yes

  • Designated in Connect 700 Program for Applicants with Disabilities ( : Yes

Make a difference in the lives of Minnesotans.

The work you’ll do is more than just a job. Join the talented, engaged and inclusive workforce dedicated to creating a better Minnesota.

ATTENTION APPLICANTS: This announcement represents two (2) vacancies that are being announced at two different job classes at the same time. The final class and starting salary of the two vacancies will be determined by the successful applicant's qualifications.

This position exists to provide project management responsibilities for projects or tasks ranging from Minor Projects to Moderate Projects for the Metropolitan District. The responsibilities of this position include the management of the quality of the products produced, organization of a project management team and providing leadership for the team to ensure the completion of the products or tasks, managing the communications specific to the project or task; including both internal communications and external communications, managing the risk associated with each project and coordination with the project team to minimize risk and/or manage the risk, management of the scope of the project and the process to change the scope, manage the process to resolve disputes, and manage the financial aspects of the projects or tasks. This position will be responsible for multiple projects at one time.

Minimum Qualifications

Engineer Senior:

  • Licensure as a professional civil engineer with the Minnesota Board of Architecture, Engineering, Land Surveying, Landscape Architecture, Geoscience and Interior Design (AELSLAGID) or ability to obtain licensure through Comity (Reciprocity). (If obtaining licensure through Comity, a temporary permit from AELSLAGID must be provided to MnDOT HR prior to starting employment.)

  • Knowledge of principles and practices of Pre-design, Final Design, Planning, Traffic, State Aid and Construction.

  • Ability to manage multiple projects, deadlines and priorities.

  • Knowledge of MnDOT standards and federal, state and local laws, regulations, policies and codes as they relate to transportation system planning, design, construction, maintenance and operation.

  • A valid Class D Driver’s License with no major traffic convictions in the past 5 years;

Engineer 2 Graduate:

  • A Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering from an ABET accredited college or university AND two years post-graduation civil engineering work.


  • A Master’s degree in Civil Engineering from an accredited college/university or equivalent AND one year post-graduation civil engineering work.


  • A passing score on the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) exam.

For both the Engineer Senior and Engineer 2 Graduate levels:

If advanced to the finalist pool, you will be assessed on the following criteria during a job interview:

  • Human Relations skills that demonstrate the ability to work cooperatively and effectively with the public, businesses, elected officials and other governmental organizations.

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate clearly and concisely both verbally and in writing sufficient to give direction, facilitate meetings, make public presentations, presentations and answer project specific and policy questions and to write letters and other documentation.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Transportation project management engineering experience.

  • Experience managing consultant contracts

  • Experience negotiating agreements with local officials including but not limited to cost participation/funding and Memorandums of Understanding.

  • Memorandums of Understanding

Additional Requirements

Job offers will be contingent on passing the following background checks and screening requirements:

  • Sema4 Records Check

  • Criminal History Check

  • Employment Reference Check

  • Education/License Verification

  • Driver's License Verification


Minnesota State Colleges and Universities is an Equal Opportunity employer/educator committed to the principles of diversity. We prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their race, sex, color, creed, religion, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or membership in a local commission as defined by law. As an affirmative action employer, we actively seek and encourage applications from women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and individuals with protected veteran status.

Reasonable accommodations will be made to all qualified applicants with disabilities. If you are an individual with a disability who needs assistance or cannot access the online job application system, please contact the job information line at 651-259-3637 or email . Please indicate what assistance is needed.