NCDOT Careers

North Carolina's Future Rides on Us

From designing, building and maintaining roads and bridges, to making long-term public transit decisions, much of North Carolina's future depends on what the N.C. Department of Transportation does today. Are you up for the challenge?

Join Us

Help shape the future of transportation in North Carolina. NCDOT offers diverse and challenging jobs, career development, work-life balance and an environment where all employees are valued and recognized for their contributions. Add to that health insurance, retirement plans, paid holidays and much more, and you have a winning combination.

Employee Meeting


From road crews to research engineers, NCDOT employs thousands of people in a wide variety of positions all over the state. From the field to the office, NCDOT needs people with diverse skills ranging from geology, information technology, planning, engineering, communications, legal and so much more. Take a look and see if you have what we need.

From Military to NCDOT

NCDOT values those who serve and have served in the military and employs hundreds of veterans in various positions.

Like other state departments, NCDOT, in accordance with merit-based hiring guidelines, gives preference to qualified veterans applying for jobs. NCDOT also consults veterans on filling out job applications and recruits through job fairs and visits to military bases.

By breaking down military responsibilities, the Department also helps match veterans with civilian positions that are similar to their military roles.

Example of crossover positions include:

  • Financial management technician to accounting clerk IV
  • Information technology specialist to technology support technician
  • Human resources specialist to administrative assistant I
  • Engineer officer to engineer technician

For more information about making the transition from the military to NCDOT, please send a message.

College Programs and Internships

NCDOT is investing in the future. Not just for roads and infrastructure, but also for the people who help meet North Carolina’s transportation needs. In cooperation with the Office of Education Initiatives, NCDOT's Talent Management Office has developed programs for undergraduate and graduate students who are interested in careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). NCDOT's goal is to attract and retain qualified employees to meet the transportation needs of our state.


If you have questions about any of these programs, please send a message.