Announcement: ODOT18-2508oc Roadway Engineer - Professional Engineer 1 Highway Division - Region 3 Roseburg
ODOT is currently seeking a dynamic and innovative individual to fill the position as a professional engineer 1, roadway engineer at the Region 3 Roadway Engineering Unit located in Roseburg. The primary purpose for this position is to function as a geographically focused resource for Region 3. You will join a team filled with talented individuals who are responsible for the design of the roadway portion of contract plans and the coordination of the overall continuity of contract plans for complex transportation projects. This position also serves a major role in supporting the project design during construction.
What's in it for you?
We value work/life balance at ODOT. With 10 paid holidays a year, flexible work schedules, and competitive benefits packages – our time out of the office is just as important as time spent in the office.
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We invite members of all diverse communities to join our workforce as we endeavor to best serve Oregonians from every background. ODOT values diversity and inclusion because they are good for Oregon. We believe that by welcoming differences, encouraging new ideas and views, listening to and learning from each other, and providing opportunities for professional enrichment we are better able to serve those around us. We thank you for considering this employment opportunity.
Open until filled: This recruitment will remain open until filled. Our next application screening is scheduled for November 7, 2018 but we may close the announcement at any time when we have received an adequate number of applications. We cannot guarantee that we will consider applications received after the first screening date. We encourage interested applicants not to delay in applying.
Representation: This position is represented by the Association of Engineering Employees of Oregon (AEE).
Duties & Responsibilities:
Independently design and prepare the roadway portion of plans, special provisions, and estimates for the most difficult projects.
Consults with and coordinates project design and specification activities between Roadway and other sections and agencies.
Prepare and analyze design alternatives for complex projects.
Provide grades, review contractor submittals, and make recommendations on proposed design changes.
Coordinate, review, and/or check field location data and preliminary designs for compliance with state and federal design standards for the following roadway features:
Assemble plans and specifications from other units for advance plans and specifications, plans-in-hand, and final review.
Plan, assign, direct, and review the work of other designers.
Work with CADD technicians to produce base sheets, make revisions, and produce final plans.
A valid professional engineer's (PE) license in civil, structural, or transportation-related engineering.
Note: "Valid" means you have the ability to stamp at the time you apply. We will verify your license before we consider your application. If registered in another state, successful applicants will be required to obtain comity within six months of hire.
Desired Attributes/Application Scoring Criteria: In addition to your related work experience and education, we will use the attributes below to determine whom to interview. You are not required to have all of these attributes, but please make sure that the ones you do have are clearly demonstrated in your application materials. Your application materials may be graded on spelling, grammar, punctuation, and presentation.
Advanced knowledge of field construction and location practices and principles.
Experience in roadway project engineering on public infrastructure projects.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Working knowledge of InRoads and Microstation software.
Requires both office and outdoor work.
Heavy workload requiring properly preparing plans and estimates under tight deadlines.
Team oriented environment requiring the use of collaborative processes in a team setting to resolve complex and at times, emotionally charged issues.
Occasional field scoping and inspection trips and frequent meetings throughout Region 3.
Learn More and Apply!
This recruitment is open until filled with the next application screening date of Monday, November 7, 2018.
Click here to learn more and to apply! Please note that we can only accept applications and/or resumes through our website.
For questions about the job announcement or online application, please call 503-378-5799.
ODOT is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.
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The Oregon Department of Transportation began life in 1913 when the Oregon Legislature created the Oregon Highway Commission to "get Oregon out of the mud." Today, the Oregon Department of Transportation works to provide a safe, efficient transportation system that supports economic opportunity and livable communities for Oregonians. We develop programs related to Oregon’s system of highways, roads, and bridges; railways; public transportation services; transportation safety programs; driver and vehicle licensing; and motor carrier regulation.