Announcement: ODOT17-1771oc Traffic Control Designer – Professional Engineer 1 Highway Division – Tech Center – Region 1 Portland
ODOT Highway Division is responsible for construction, improvement, maintenance, and operation of the state highway systems to serve the public of the state of Oregon. We are recruiting for a traffic control designer to provide design elements, special provisions, specifications, and cost estimates for traffic control and permanent pavement marking plans. The person in this position will ensure that designs are compliant with accepted policies, procedures, and guidelines.
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 filled. Our first application screening is scheduled for Thursday, September 27 at 7:30 a.m., but we may close the announcement at any time when we have received an adequate number of applications. We cannot guarantee that we will consider applications received after the first screening date. We encourage interested applicants not to delay in applying.
This position is represented by the Association of Engineering Employees of Oregon (AEE).
Duties & Responsibilities:
Design and prepare plans, specifications, and cost estimates for temporary traffic control and permanent pavement marking.
Ensure plans are compliant with ODOT design standards, policies, and guidelines.
Provide technical advice regarding temporary traffic control and permanent pavement marking.
Ensure projects are delivered on time and within budget.
Collect field data to complete traffic control plans.
Give presentations to project teams.
Provide engineering consultation to construction and maintenance personnel.
Minimum Qualifications: A valid professional engineer's (PE) license in civil, structural, or transportation-related engineering.
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 who to interview.
Experience designing traffic control plans.
Highway design experience.
Computer aided drafting design experience.
Experience working on diverse teams that required substantial collaboration.
Knowledge of standard highway manuals.
Regular travel to review field projects and attend statewide meetings.
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.