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Oregon Department of Transportation
Location: Portland, Oregon
Type: Full Time
Salary: $3,883 to 5,968 per month
Civil - Construction
Civil - Quality
Civil - Transportation
Years of Experience:
5 - 10
Internal Number: REQ-72179
Engineering Specialist 3 - Inspector Oregon Department of Transportation Delivery and Operations Division – Region 1 Barlow Construction Crew
ODOT is following the direction of the Governor's Office to help slow and prevent the spread of COVID-19. Visit our COVID-19 webpage for more information.
Are you an experienced engineer looking to play an important role in transportation projects? Region 1 is building infrastructure that is vital to keeping people and things moving in the Portland metro area. Join our team and represent the project manager at the work site, inspecting work as it is being performed. Apply today!
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.
Participate in project development activities prior to contacts being awarded, including reviewing contract documentation and providing feedback.
Read and understand contract documentation prior to the start of work. During work, interpret documentation, anticipate potential problems, propose solutions and work with others to resolve these problems.
Inspect and monitor construction work to assure that materials and work are performed according to plans.
Reject work or materials that does not meet contract requirements.
Measure and record contractor’s work and prepare source documents as work is performed to justify payments.
Monitor project safety procedures and traffic control.
Spot check survey stakes, grades, stations, locations and alignments prior to placement of construction materials.
Ensure all required tests are performed and documented.
Prepare and submit documentation and reports according to contract requirements.
Work around the hazards posed by construction sites, irregular terrain, traffic and weather. May work flexible hours and be on call 24/7, including holidays. Lift at least 50 pounds of inspection, survey and testing equipment.
To request a copy of the position description, which includes all duties and working conditions, please email [email protected].
What’s in it for you:
Work/life balance, 10 paid holidays a year, flexible work schedules, competitive benefits packages and so much more. Click here to learn about working at the Oregon Department of Transportation.
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What we need:
Five and one-half years (66 months) of sub-professional engineering experience
An Associate's degree in Engineering Technology from a recognized community college or technical school of engineering and four years of experience directly related to engineering;
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). Your license does not have to be issued in Oregon to be considered.
The Oregon Department of Transportation began in 1913 when the Oregon Legislature created the Oregon Highway Commission to "get Oregon out of the mud." ?We provide a safe and reliable multimodal transportation system that connects people and helps Oregon's communities and economy thrive.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.