Announcement: ODOT17-1609oc Senior Work Zone Traffic Control Designer Professional Engineer 1 Highway Division – Region 2 Tech Center Salem
The Oregon Department of Transportation exercises leadership and vision in promoting, developing and managing a statewide network of transportation systems and facilities.
We are recruiting for a senior work zone traffic control designer to join our Region 2 Traffic Unit. This position serves as a Region 2 work zone traffic control plan technical advisor and engineering expert. This person works independently to identify potential problems and develop solutions for work zone traffic control planning and design related to active construction.
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.
Additional Details: This position is represented by the Association of Engineering Employees of Oregon (AEE).
Duties and Responsibilities:
Independently design and prepare multi-modal work zone traffic control plans for Region 2 projects.
Evaluate intricate and complex bridge and roadway construction problems.
Analyze complex construction traffic sequencing.
Prepare special provision specifications and cost estimates for all Region 2 projects.
Participate as a work zone traffic control expert on region project teams.
Prepare detailed project-level transportation management plans for work zone traffic control designs.
Direct the work zone traffic control activities of other designers and train junior staff.
Review products for quality control.
Coordinate design activities with other internal and external stakeholders.
Review and recommend amendments to work zone traffic control designs and related documents.
Present materials for informational public hearings and meetings.
Review material submittals and change orders on projects under construction.
Independently develop and review plans for permanent striping or signing.
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. We will use the items on this list along with our essay-style supplemental questions to determine whom to interview.
Two years of experience, knowledge, and responsibility in work zone traffic control design.
Experience in developing staging and/or temporary work zone traffic control design for highway projects.
Typical office environment with occasional field work required.
Occasional region-wide travel required.
Field work may include exposure to inclement weather and heavy traffic conditions.
To learn more and to apply, please click here or visit www.odotjobs.com and search for job posting ODOT17-1609oc. This opportunity closes at 11:59 p.m. on October 9, 2017. Please note that we cannot accept resumes and/or applications through this website.
ODOT is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.
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.