Announcement: ODOT18-2159oc Region Traffic Design Engineer – Professional Engineer 2 Highway Division – Region 2 Tech Center Salem
Engineer your future with ODOT! Do you have traffic design engineering experience? ODOT is hiring region traffic design engineer in Salem! In this key role, you will provide technical expertise, leadership and coordination for the Region 2 Tech Center. Put your talents in action providing program management and public relations for the traffic section. Make traffic engineering decisions, recommendations, and develop professional plans on unique, unusual, and complex engineering projects. Apply today!
Work in the wonderful city of Salem! Click here to learn more about the city of Salem.
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.
This recruitment will remain open until 8/15/2018. However, our first application screening is scheduled for Tuesday, 7/17/2018 at 7:30am. We may opt to close the announcement at any time after this date when we have received an adequate number of applications. We cannot guarantee that we will consider applications received after this 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:
Design and prepare traffic plans and estimates for highly detailed and complex transportation projects (e.g. interstates, major reconstructions, primary highways, urban highways, etc.).
Serve as the lead scoping team member, representing the traffic section for field scoping, project team meetings, and preparation of scoping notes and estimates.
Review and approve the work of other traffic design team engineers.
Assist the region traffic manager strategically planning project assignments to team traffic members to meet milestones.
Serve as the engineer of record on projects designed by non-registered staff.
Provide guidance on projects with unique and complex features.
Mentor junior designers on procedures, policies and standards including practical design.
Review, consult and consider local agency plans and compliance with state and federal design standards.
Provide traffic engineering expertise to ODOT filed offices, local agencies, private engineering firms, the public and attorneys.
A valid professional engineer's (PE) license in civil, structural, or transportation-related engineering AND three (3) years of journey level professional engineer experience.
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.
Special Qualifications: Driving is an essential function of this position. A valid driver license, an acceptable driving record and the ability to drive are required for this position. We will conduct pre-employment driving records checks on our final candidate(s).
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.
(3) or more years of PE licensed experience in a traffic design field (work zone traffic control, signal, illumination, signing and/or striping).
Experience in developing/creating plan sets for public agency transportation projects.
Experience in computer-aided design (CAD) using Microstation.
Experience in leading teams in a non-supervisory/managerial role.
Work is performed primarily in an office environment with varied and extensive computer use.
Frequent travel throughout the region with occasional overnight stays.
Occasional field work may involve exposure to extreme traffic or terrain hazards.
Duties involve frequent contact with internal stakeholders and project teams, elected officials, media, and the public in meetings and settings that may be stressful or emotionally charged.
Learn more and apply today!
This recruitment closes on Wednesday, August 15th, 2018 at 11:59 p.m. However, our first application screening is scheduled for Tuesday, 7/17/2018 at 7:30am. We may opt to close the announcement at any time after this date when we have received an adequate number of applications. We cannot guarantee that we will consider applications received after this screening date. We encourage interested applicants not to delay in applying.
Apply today! Click here to learn more or how 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.
Internal Number: ODOT18-2159oc
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.