The Federal Highway Administration’s Professional Development Program is an entry-level/new employee program designed to introduce participants to the technical, administrative, and program management aspects of administering the Federal-aid Highway and Federal Lands Highway Programs.
The Recent Graduate Civil Engineer duties include:
- Participating in the Federal Highway Administration’s 24-month Professional Development Program (PDP). The program is designed to introduce new employees to the technical, administrative, and program management aspects of applying stewardship and oversight of the various Federal-aid Highway and Federal Lands Highway Programs and prepare them to assume a position with the Agency upon completion.
- Completing three major components: on-the-job training, developmental assignments, and several required training activities.
- Immersing in experiential learning in both FHWA’s Federal-aid and Federal Lands Highway Division Offices, where the participant receives on-the-job training through a structured set of learning experiences described in the participant’s development plan. Several developmental assignment options may include one or more of the following: design, construction, project development, environment, safety, pavements, materials, research, Intelligent Transportation System, bridge, traffic operations, hydraulics, preventive maintenance, access management, utilities and right-of-way, planning, surveys, geotechnical, value engineering, among others.
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