Civil Engineering Specialist 3 – Senior Construction Coordinator Oregon Department of Transportation Delivery & Operations Division
Region 3 - Construction Crew White City
As the senior construction coordinator, you will be a member of the project management crew while assisting the resident engineer in administering construction contracts and support the development of 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:
Coordinate inspection activities on multiple projects and assist resident engineer with scheduling manpower effectively.
Serve as a liaison to the other business lines on project scoping teams, project development teams and other construction related processes by providing technical expertise on construction concerns, design issues, long- and short-term needs.
Work directly with impacted local jurisdictions, property owners and businesses for resolution of project issues.
Coordinate a team of project management personnel to ensure assigned projects are being constructed in accordance with contract requirements and established policies and procedures.
Perform construction inspection duties as needed. Schedule, attend and communicate final inspection results on projects.
Monitor and ensure compliance with project safety procedures and methods as identified in ODOT standard specifications, ODOT policy and safety standards and procedures.
Track certification and training of crew members and provide input to the resident engineer for annual employee development plans.
May require long hours, differing shifts, periodic overnight travel and called out for emergencies any time, seven days a week, including holidays.
May require work with hostile contractors and the public.
Exposure to extreme hazards of traffic and construction equipment, and adverse weather conditions including storms, snow, ice and rain.
May require walking long distances in a shift on paved surfaces or on very uneven terrain.
Occasionally lifts 40-60 pounds.
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 bachelor's degree in civil engineering or transportation-related engineering AND
Four (4) years of civil or transportation-related engineering experience.
Seven (7) years of civil or transportation-related engineering experience. Two (2) years of this experience must have been field inspection or construction contract administration.
An equivalent combination of education and experience.
Additionally, 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).
What we’d like to see (desired attributes):
If you have these qualities, let us know! It’s how we will choose whom to move forward!
Demonstrated construction inspection experience.
Experience reviewing construction plans and specifications and working with professionals to find improvements and mitigate issues.
Excellent communication skills used to effectively work with coworkers, stakeholders, the public, and contractors.
Experience in a leadership/mentor role.
Skills and experience applying problem solving skills on projects.
ODOT is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.
Internal Number: REQ-35286
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.