Announcement: ODOT18-1598oc ADA Standards Engineer – Professional Engineer 2 Highway Division – Technical Services Salem
ODOT provides a safe and reliable multimodal transportation system that connects people and helps Oregon's communities and economy thrive.
We are recruiting for the ADA Standards Engineer to serve as the state expert on ADA design and processes. This position independently researches, develops, and implements standards, specifications, and training related to ADA design and construction.
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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:
Recommend new policies and revisions to existing policies related to the design of ADA standards and guidance.
Develop statewide standards and procedures and communicate standards and policy revisions.
Support and assist the unit manager in planning, assigning, coordinating, and reviewing work for ADA program staff.
Provide engineering expertise and leadership to ADA program staff.
Advise region designers, project leaders, and planners on major design issues and design exceptions.
Collaborate with field construction teams to address unforeseen challenges regarding pedestrian facilities.
Provide statewide leadership for ADA ramp accessibility construction or reconstruction requirements and asset management of bicycle facilities, sidewalks, and ADA curb ramps.
Oversee and approve asset attributes to track in statewide inventories and make decisions concerning enterprise database storage systems.
Lead the effort to develop statewide strategies to complete the Bicycle and Sidewalk System.
Review inter-governmental agreements to ensure the appropriate inclusion of ADA requirements.
Provide technical support to the ADA program.
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).
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.
Knowledge of ODOT Project Delivery process.
Experience in ADA design alternatives and processes.
Experience in developing the skills and competencies of others.
This position requires both office work and field work.
Field work may involve exposure to heavy traffic conditions and inclement weather.
Employee is expected to be able to travel statewide as necessary.
Learn More and Apply!
This recruitment closes at 11:59 p.m. on May 15, 2018.
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ODOT is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.
Internal Number: ODOT18-1598oc
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.