Are you a talented pavement designer? Bring your expertise to our Construction Section as our assistant pavement design engineer. In this key role, you will prepare designs for unique and complex transportation projects.
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.
A day in the life:
Prepare pavement designs for transportation projects.
Collect and analyze data and project site conditions, propose alternatives, and identify the most sound engineering design.
Review and/or check the designs of junior designers.
Advise other engineers, cities and counties on standards, department policy and design procedures.
Act as senior level designer in the specialized field of pavement design.
Coordinate the pavement design group and field crew's work schedule.
Assist the pavement design engineer with implementing design methodologies and developing standard specifications and drawings.
Assign designs and maintain unit tracking report.
Review submitted contract plans and pavement designs for compliance with accepted design standards.
Perform, conduct and coordinate complex field and office engineering studies.
Work is primarily performed in a typical office environment.
Frequent driving trips to evaluate pavement conditions required.
Position requires work on roadways with exposure to traffic, noise and temperature extremes.
What’s in it for you:
Rewarding work in a fast-paced, creative environment.
Colleagues who are passionate about public service.
Work/life balance and 10 paid holidays a year, flexible work schedules and competitive benefits packages. Click here to visit our full benefits website.
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 professional registration in the state of Oregon within six months of hire.
Additionally, driving is an essential function of this position. A valid driver license and an acceptable driving record are required for this position, including the under-fill option.
What we need for the associate in engineering 2 under-fill option:
Completion of and passing score on the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) exam and one year of experience applying professional engineering theory, principles and methods.
Note: To be eligible for the associate in engineering 2 under-fill option, a candidate must have passed the professional engineer (PE) exam at time of application and the candidate must have their valid professional engineer's license (the ability to stamp) within six months of hire. As the PE exam is offered twice a year, in most cases, this will mean applicants must have already met all PE licensing requirements (e.g. completed required education and training, passed the FE and PE exams, etc.) and submitted their complete PE license application to the PE licensing body.
What we’d like to see:
If you have these qualities, let us know! It’s how we will choose whom to move forward!
Pavement design experience.
Familiarity with aggregate and soil material properties.
Skilled in pavement materials and pavement construction inspection.
Skilled in pavement management.
Learn more and apply!
This recruitment closes at 11:59 p.m. on April 15, 2019.
Click here to learn more and to apply! Please note that we can only accept applications and/or resumes through our website.
ODOT is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.
Internal Number: REQ-5579
About Oregon Department of Transportation
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.