Announcement: ODOT16-1425oc Senior Roadway Designer – Professional Engineer 1 ODOT Highway – Region 1 Tech Center Work Location: 123 NW Flanders Street, Portland, Oregon
Salary: $5,096 - $7,528 a month
ODOT Region 1 is recruiting for a full-time, permanent roadway designer to work in the downtown Portland headquarters. Region 1 builds and operates the multi-modal transportation system that serves the residents of the Portland metropolitan area. Regional projects extend from Portland to Mount Hood and the Columbia Gorge National Scenic Area. The regional Technical Center creates plans, specifications, and estimates for an annual in-house project-delivery construction volume of approximately $40 million. The person hired for this position will function as an expert roadway designer on project design teams. Other key tasks include:
Preparing plans, specifications, and estimates.
Reviewing consultant-designed projects.
Assigning, planning, and reviewing the work of other designers.
Mentoring other staff.
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.
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: We may show preference to candidates whose application materials demonstrate the following:
Advanced knowledge of roadway design and construction practices.
Technical expertise in solving design problems by using engineering principles.
Experience using sound judgment in new and complex situations in order to meet project deadlines.
Experience with MicroStation and Inroads, ProjectWise, and Microsoft Word and Excel.
The practice of building and maintaining collaborative working relationships.
Additional Salary Information: Generous benefits including paid time off, holidays, vacation and excellent retirement benefits.
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.