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Saint Paul, Minnesota
United States

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Job Category:
Transportation - Logistics, Government - Military, Business Management
Position type:
Full Time
Zip Code:
Reference number:
D8 28382
Job Id #:
Date Posted:
January 11, 2019

Contract Administration / Snow & Ice

We are filling two (2) vacancies.

Function:  Contract Administration (Roadway and/or Bridge Construction)

  • Learn to perform field testing of construction materials to ensure that tests are performed accurately, timely, thoroughly and according to specification.
  • Learn to inspect contractor’s work and methods so that the construction work meets the requirements of the plans, specification and special provisions.
  • Learn to document and summarize all appropriate data necessary to pay contractor promptly, to ensure data integrity and compliance with government regulations.
  • Learn to perform basic/routine technical computer-aided drafting and designing (CADD) in accordance with CADD data standards to meet deadlines.

Function:  Snow and Ice

  • Learn to perform all activities required to ensure snow and ice control in a timely, safe, efficient manner resulting in public safety, free flowing traffic and minimal delay.
Minimum Qualifications

The level of experience to perform this job at the Transportation Associate level can be achieved with:

  • A valid Class B Commercial Driver's License (CDL) PERMIT with no air brake restriction within 6 months of hire.
  • Working knowledge of English sufficient to read, write, speak and understand oral and written information; communicate with employees and the general public in-person or via two-way radio and other electronic devices and to maintain routine written logs and simple records.


Receipt of a passing score of Level 5 or higher on the math portion of the computerized test and Level 5 or higher on the computerized reading test. The job offer is contingent on passing a basic math and reading test.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Level I Aggregate Production Certification (required for testing materials and gradations)

Why Work for Us

We offer excellent employee benefits, such as low-cost health and dental insurance, and affordable dependent coverage.  Other benefits include:

  • 11 paid holidays per year
  • Up to 29 paid vacation days per year
  • 13 paid sick days per year
  • Defined pension plan
  • Paid life insurance
  • Short & long-term disability available
  • Training opportunities and more!

About MnDOT

We are driven to find talented, innovative employees for Minnesota’s nationally recognized transportation system. We work to build the best team in the transportation industry to ensure that Minnesota thrives with a safe, sustainable and leading edge transportation system. You will be surrounded by a diverse community of experts, each driven by challenging work and motivated by the greater good.  You will understand the impact of the work you are doing and be able to see the benefit you are providing to the citizens of Minnesota.  You can set your sights high and use your strengths to grow within the organization.  MnDOT offers superior health and retirement benefits as well as a solid commitment to work-life balance, which provides you the tools to thrive both at work and outside of work.

How to Apply

  1. Go to mn.gov/careers and click “External Applicants – Search for Jobs Now”.
  2. Using the keyword search box type in, 28382.
  3. Select the job title, review the posting, and then click “Apply” at the bottom of the posting to start your application.
  4. When prompted for your Referral Source, list "Other - MN Jobs".

**Applications must be received on mn.gov/careers by 1/25/2019 to be considered** 

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