Announcement: ODOT18-2612ocA Senior Structural Design Engineer (AD) – Professional Engineer 2 Highway Division – Technical Services and Engineering Portland or Salem
Engineer your future at ODOT!
We are recruiting for a senior structural design engineer (alternate delivery) to join our innovative Bridge Design Unit. This position will assist the agency in preparing and delivering projects using alternate delivery (AD) methods such as construction management general contractor (CMGC) and design build (DB).
Depending on the final candidate's preference, this dynamic position can be located in either Portland or 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.
Additional Details: This position is represented by the Association of Engineering Employees of Oregon (AEE).
Duties and Responsibilities:
Apply technical leadership and expertise to provide advice and perform pre-project assessments, evaluation, and estimates in the area of bridges and transportation related structures as it relates to alternate delivery methods.
Assist in preparing contracts using alternate delivery methods that include bridge and structures engineering services.
Review and critique the work of professional consultants for conformity to design principles and structural adequacy.
Plan and direct the most complex, intricate design of major bridges and other highway and transportation related structures to solve unusual engineering problems.
Provide structural analysis and design services to Project Delivery for the bridges and transportation structures in the state.
Provide technical advice and guidance to regional bridge design teams, and region personnel.
Provide mentoring and training to other professional designers and technicians in structural analysis, design, and alternate delivery methods.
Provide leadership by applying technical skills to maintain policies and the future direction within the agency.
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.
Formal education in civil engineering with a structural emphasis.
Experience designing simple to complex bridges.
Knowledge of or experience participating in alternate methods of project delivery. Preference will be given to experience as owner's engineer determining project scope, writing Request For Proposals (RFPs), collaborating with designers and construction management personnel, and reviewing project deliverables.
Ability to communicate with customers and stakeholders that have a diverse view and objective in the project.
Ability to openly consider different ways to accomplish tasks/goals given varying design criteria and project goals – including being able to discuss, evaluate and work with customers and stakeholders to agree on way to accomplish tasks/goals.
Work is primarily performed in an office environment with occasional field work required.
Field work may require walking adjacent to fast moving traffic, stooping, bending or climbing around hazardous locations, working 20 to 400 feet above ground, traffic, railways or water, and using safety equipment.
Occasional day or night work required outside of normal work schedule.
Minimum Qualifications: 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 and an acceptable driving record are required for this position. We will conduct pre-employment driving records checks on our final candidate(s).
Learn More and Apply!
This recruitment closes at 11:59 p.m. on Tuesday, October 2, 2018.
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ODOT is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.
Internal Number: ODOT18-2612ocA
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.