Engineer-In-Training (EIT) Program
For young engineers looking to jumpstart their careers, MDOT offers the Engineer-In-Training (EIT) program. Through the EIT program, entry level engineers are able to apply knowledge and skills learned in college while working under the supervision of a Professional Engineer.
To be considered for MDOT's EIT program, applicants must have a certificate of registration as an Engineer-Intern and a Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering from an ABET accredited college or university.
Depending on availability, an EIT is provided with a choice on where they would like to be placed.
Divisions available to an EIT include:
- Right of Way
- Roadway Design
- Traffic Engineering
- District Office
- Project Office
Information Systems Division
The Information Systems Division is responsible for ensuring the business goals and initiatives for MDOT have a strategy that is sound in technology, ultimately becoming a beneficial and operational business process and decision support team for its employees. Our focus is to find new solutions that better serve our customer, the MDOT employee. Information Systems offers a progressive, high tech environment that offers individual and career development, meaningful work and work-life balance.
Information Systems Supports MDOT's Mission by Developing Solutions
- Business Intelligence
- Software and Web Development
- Geographical Information Systems
- Network Operations and Support
- CADD Development, Maintenance and Support
- 2 Data Centers with High Availability
- Connectivity to 3 Campuses in Jackson, 6 District Offices and 28 Project Offices Statewide
- Approximately 3,500 Users
MDOT Office of Enforcement
MDOT’s Office of Enforcement is responsible for enforcing laws and regulations related to commercial motor vehicles in an effort to reduce crashes, injuries and fatalities on Mississippi roadways while preserving the state’s transportation infrastructure. With 28 Commercial Vehicle Inspection Stations and approximately 90 patrol units, MDOT Enforcement Officers help provide a safe, efficient and multimodal transportation network. MDOT Enforcement is also responsible for issuing permits for overweight and oversized loads in order to keep Mississippi roads and bridges safe while facilitating economic growth and development across the state. View Our Brochure
MDOT Enforcement Job Duties:
- Enforcing state and local laws for the trucking industry.
- Inspecting vehicles in the trucking industry for safety.
- Maintaining the state’s infrastructure by regulating the weight and size of loads.
- Seizing the transport of illegal drugs and contraband along state highways.
- Intercepting victims of human trafficking.
- Working closely with other enforcement agencies across the state.