Announcement: ODOT17-1633oc Traffic Devices Engineer – Professional Engineer 1 Highway Division – Technical Services Salem
We are recruiting for a traffic devices engineer to join our Traffic Engineering Unit in Salem. This position researches, develops, and implements standards, policies, and practices for signing and pavement markings. This position also reviews designs prepared by other engineers as part of the Quality Assurance Program and develops and provides training to maintain the quality of plans and specifications developed by technical center staff, consultants, and local agencies.
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.
Additional Details: This position is represented by the Association of Engineering Employees of Oregon (AEE)
Duties and Responsibilities:
Research, develop, and implement statewide standards, specifications, and procedures for signing and pavement marking design.
Review and make recommendations on exceptions to statewide design standards, specifications, and procedures.
Apply engineering stamp to above work as designated ODOT owner of striping and pavement marking standard drawings and standard specifications.
Review professional and government publications and documents to stay current on the latest signing and pavement marking practices, rules, and regulations.
Research, develop, and implement the Striping Guidelines, Traffic Line Manual, and training material.
Provide training for internal and external signing and striping designers.
Represent the Traffic-Roadway Section on the Statewide Striping Committee and represent ODOT on professional committees and task forces.
Maintain and recommend revisions to signing and pavement marking policies.
Present proposed revisions to the Oregon Traffic Control Devices Committee, other agencies, and ODOT divisions.
Review plans, specifications, and engineering estimates prepared by technical centers, consultants, and local agencies.
Develop and implement a quality assurance plan to maintain and improve the quality of prepared plans, specifications and estimates.
Answer questions and provide statewide expertise on design criteria and standards.
Act as a consultant and resource to internal and external stakeholders.
Minimum Qualifications: A valid professional engineer's (PE) license in civil, structural, or transportation-related engineering.
Note: If registered in another state, successful applicants will be required to obtain comity within six months of hire.
Special Qualifications: Driving is an essential function of this position. A valid driver license and an acceptable driving record are required for this position. We will conduct pre-employment driving records checks on our final candidate(s).
Preferred 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.
Working knowledge of signing and striping for multimodal transportation.
Experience leading group collaboration.
Experience working with a variety of personalities and people with differing and diverse opinions.
This position requires office work with occasional outdoor work.
Outdoor work may be necessary in inclement weather and in heavy traffic conditions.
Statewide travel occasionally required.
To learn more and to apply, please click here or visit www.odotjobs.com and search for job posting ODOT17-1633oc. This recruitment closes at 11:59 p.m. on Thursday 11/16/2017.
Please note that we cannot accept resumes and/or applications through this website.
ODOT is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.
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, road...s, and bridges; railways; public transportation services; transportation safety programs; driver and vehicle licensing; and motor carrier regulation.