Highway Right of Way Designer III
State of Nebraska

Highway Right of Way Designer III Lincoln, NE

Full Time Lincoln, NE 21.61 USD HOURLY Today
Job description

As a Highway Right of Way Designer III at the Nebraska Department of Transportation (NDOT), you'll have the opportunity to work a flexible schedule remotely (after an initial training period), complete various training courses to further develop your skills, and be part of a vibrant culture where teammates feel valued as individuals and as part of the team.

At NDOT, we reward our employee’s hard work with a friendly and supportive work environment and a comprehensive benefits package that includes:

  • State-matched retirement contribution of 156%!
  • 13 paid holidays
  • Generous leave accruals that begin immediately
  • A culture that embraces work-life balance
  • Military leave
  • Tuition reimbursement program
  • Dependent tuition reimbursement program with partnering Nebraska community colleges
  • Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF) through the Federal government
  • 79% of employer-paid health insurance plans
  • Dental and vision insurance plans
  • Employer-paid $20,000 life insurance policy
  • Wide variety and availability of career advancement as the largest and most diverse employer in the State
  • Opportunity to be part of meaningful work and make a difference through public service
  • Training and development based on your career aspirations
  • Job security and stability, even during times of economic hardship
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Fun, inviting teammates
  • Free parking

NDOT encourages applicants of all ages and experiences, including those who are early in their careers. We encourage candidates from diverse backgrounds to apply, as we believe that unique viewpoints and experiences bring a valuable perspective to our team.

The pay rate for this position is $21.606 to start. (Effective July 1, 2023, the pay rate will increase to $22.686).

Apply today using our quick application process! The system will require your resume at the beginning of the process to fill in the required information, but please remember to attach your resume again, one more time, at the end of the process before submitting. Thank you!
Examples of Work
  • Prepare right of way plans for complex right-of-way projects with periodic monitoring and normal process reviews with features similar to these: several tracts, existing right of way, new and existing controlled access, railroad, right of way surveys, subdivision plats, shifted centerlines, frontage roads, multiple alignments, relocated highways, multiple previous projects, and right of way acquisition over the entire length of the project.
  • Use design software and coordinate geometry to create right of way plans by inputting previous row and land title information and writing land parcel descriptions.
  • Design new right of way and easement areas for acquisition.
  • Write land parcel descriptions for land acquisition.
  • Archive right of way projects, create condemnation plats, and add sell-back information to right of way plans.
  • Attend department meetings pertaining to the assigned project.
  • Maintain right of way plans, project files, CAD files, right of way surveys, land title information, previous right of way plans, railroad maps, and city plats for assigned projects by updating the project information database.
  • Input existing right of way information into the GIS system.
  • Research right of way project information, make copies, and distribute right of way information to NDOT personnel, including Roadway Design, Project Development & District offices, and also private utility companies, county entities, Nebraska Resource Districts (NRD), Corps of Engineers and private surveyors, per their request.
  • Check right of way projects and land parcel descriptions for accuracy.
Qualifications / Requirements

REQUIRED: High school education or equivalent AND education or experience in drafting, engineering, highway construction, and/or right-of-way or roadway design.

PREFERRED: Two years of education or experience in drafting, engineering, right of way design, land parcel descriptions, or highway construction. An understanding of engineering survey notes and reading highway construction plans. Mathematics background including algebra, geometry and trigonometry. Surveying coursework or experience. Familiarity with PC based word processing and spreadsheet programs.

OTHER: Regular and reliable attendance is required. Must have a valid driver's license or the ability to provide independent authorized transportation. Some overnight travel may be required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Skills in organization, prioritization, record keeping, verbal and written communication, decision-making, and project activity coordination. Ability to communicate with others to resolve differences and convey ideas. Ability to work with people of various professions and technical backgrounds.

We offer a comprehensive package of pay, benefits, paid time off, retirement and professional development opportunities to help you get the most out of your career and life. Your paycheck is just part of your total compensation.

Check out all that the State of Nebraska has to offer! For more information on benefits currently offered to permanent teammates, please visit: https://statejobs.nebraska.gov/index.html#benefits

Highway Right of Way Designer III
State of Nebraska

Lincoln, NE
Pete Ricketts
Unknown / Non-Applicable
10000+ Employees
State & Regional Agencies
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