EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: A Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering is required. Candidates must be licensed or be prepared to achieve licensure as a Professional Engineer in the State of Missouri.
Over nine years of experience in highway or transportation engineering, including at least five years of supervisory experience, with knowledge and experience delivering innovative transportation solutions.
An understanding of innovative financing and demonstrated expertise in alternative construction delivery methods is desirable.
Demonstrated experience in managing complex and diverse internal operations as well as evidenced success at achieving real results through the use of innovation and effective partnering is a plus.
At least five years of progressively responsible management experience including:
- Proven leadership skills, including a positive history of working collaboratively to establish rapport and credibility among staff and multiple stakeholders. Working with elected officials is a plus.
- Established track record of effective use of organizational performance management practices, innovation, and accountability measures.
PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES: A person of high personal integrity and compassion, and the willingness to embrace and champion MoDOT’s departmental values, who trusts and empowers employees, and who understands and fosters a workplace culture focused on safety, inclusiveness, employee development, and customer service.
A results-oriented personality with strong energy and drive, who is people focused, bold in the approach to innovation and change, an excellent public speaker, and who can exude a calm, but direct demeanor when communicating tough decisions and handling difficult situations.
A high degree of political acumen including tact, diplomacy, and the people skills necessary to negotiate with the various constituencies impacting the position and the work of the department.
Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, M/F/D/V