Professional Engineer 1 – Traffic Operations Engineer Oregon Department of Transportation Delivery & Operations Branch Region 3 / District 7 Roseburg, OR
Open until filled - The first round of screening is scheduled for Tuesday, March 31st, 2020 at 8:00 a.m. We encourage you to not delay in applying.
Are you a professional engineer looking to for a new challenge? Do you have traffic engineering experience? Bring your expertise to our team and serve as the primary traffic operations technical expert for ODOT highways within the beautiful Roseburg area. This role will involve traffic investigations, analysis, signal timing, and making recommendations that will impact our transportation system for years to come. Come join our team and experience our agency’s great culture!
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:
Manage the operations of traffic systems, including signs, traffic signals and pavement marking designs.
Coordinate field investigations, analyze information and prepare reports regarding traffic operations.
Provide traffic engineering recommendations to other ODOT personnel, local agencies and private citizens.
Conduct and review intersection traffic control studies, including traffic signal warrant analysis.
Determine traffic-related construction project design elements such as number of lanes, storage lengths and turning lane evaluation.
Evaluate the contract work performed by traffic engineering consultants on ODOT highway projects.
Develop, review and coordinate traffic signal timing throughout District 7.
Install and monitor complex interconnected signal system plans.
Analyze traffic timing as it affects intersection capacity and level of service. Determine future traffic access requirements and operational impacts of proposed developments.
Attend public meetings and respond to public concerns regarding traffic operations.
May occasionally require travel overnight. Will frequently be exposed to high speed traffic and adverse weather conditions.
Live, work and play in beautiful Roseburg, Oregon!
Relocation assistance available as part of the negotiated compensation package.
What we need:
A valid Professional Engineer's (PE) license in civil, structural, or transportation-related engineering.
"Valid" means you have the ability to stamp. We will verify your license before we consider your application. If registered in another state, successful applicants will be required to obtain professional registration in the state of Oregon within six months of hire.
Driving is an essential function of this position. You must have a valid driver license and an acceptable driving record. We will conduct pre-employment driving records checks on our final candidate(s). Your license does not have to be issued in Oregon to be considered.
What we’d like to see:
If you have these qualities, let us know! It’s how we will choose whom to move forward!
Five years of traffic engineering experience, is preferred.
ODOT is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.
Internal Number: REQ-33957
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.