ODOT17-0224OC – Klamath Falls
Oregon Department of Transportation, Highway Division – Region 4
ODOT's Highway Division is responsible for the construction, improvement, maintenance and operation of the system of state highways. The Highway Division has three branches:
- Technical Services.
Region 4 is part of the Operations branch. It is responsible for project development, construction, improvement, maintenance and operation of the state highways in central Oregon.
This office is responsible for directing and coordinating the survey, construction and contract administration work for highway improvement and preservation projects.
Bring your Project Management Expertise to Klamath Falls!
As the assistant project manager, you will coordinate design changes with the design engineer of record to make certain project design fits field conditions.
The purpose of this position is to assist the project manager (PM) in leading the Field Construction Engineering Office and directing the activities in the administration of complex construction projects to:
- Verify that contractor work is compliant with plans and specifications.
- Analyze and solve problems.
- Negotiate agreements for solutions with contractor.
- Lead construction crew personnel doing inspection, surveying, design, quality and quantity compliance, project documentation and related work.
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.
Under-fill: The goal of this recruitment is to fill this position at a professional engineer 1 level. However, we encourage candidates who meet the minimum qualifications for an associate in engineering 2 ($4194 - $6194) to apply, as we may consider under-filling the position until the selected candidate acquires a professional engineer's license. Under-filling will not exceed six months.
This position is represented by the Association of Engineering Employees of Oregon (AEE).
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- A valid professional engineer (PE) license in civil, structural, or transportation-related engineering.
Note: "Valid" means you have the ability to stamp. We will verify your license before we consider your application. If registered in another state, successful applicants will be required to obtain comity within six months of hire. Information regarding registration by comity can be found here: OSBEELS Registration by Comity.
Associate in Engineering 2 (AE2) Minimum Qualifications (Under-Fill Option):
- A fundamentals of engineering certificate (FE) and
- One year of experience applying professional engineering theory, principles and methods.
AE2 Under-Fill Special Qualifications:
To be eligible for the AE2 under-fill option, a candidate must have his/her valid professional engineer's license in hand (the ability to stamp) within six months of hire. As the PE exam is offered twice a year, in most cases, this will mean applicants must have already met all PE licensing requirements (e.g. completed required education and training, passed the FE and PE exams, etc.) and submitted their complete PE license application to the PE licensing body.
Additional Special Qualifications:
- Must have and maintain a valid driver's license and acceptable driving record.
Your application will be graded based on the following preferred attributes. Applicants whose knowledge, experience and skills that most closely meet the attributes below will be invited to interview.
- Strong communication and negotiation skills.
- Construction contract administration experience.
- Administration of transportation projects.
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