Associate Engineer 1 – Senior Inspector Oregon Department of Transportation Delivery & Operations Division Region 3 / District 8 White City (greater Medford area)
Are you pursuing a career in engineering? As a senior project inspector, you will be responsible for ensuring contract compliance on construction projects, assisting in compiling office data, and leading or assisting with portions of the quality assurance program. If you are dependable and looking for a career with growth potential, ODOT wants you!
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.
A day in the life:
Coordinate inspection activities on construction projects to meet the needs of the contractor’s work schedule.
Assign and review inspection activities of subordinates assigned to projects.
Act as a coach, mentor and resource for other inspectors, surveyors and material testers.
Provide general oversight to assure contractor and DBE (Disadvantaged Business Enterprise) subcontractors meet requirements.
Prepare or direct preparation of quality test summary book, supporting documentation notebooks and installation notebooks.
Review and recommend any alterations or changes of contract plans and specifications as necessary.
Attend various meetings related to the project and interact with stakeholders to facilitate the best possible designs for improvements to Oregon’s transportation system.
Initiate, negotiate and draft proposed contract change orders.
Work in an office environment at a desk, drafting table or computer center. You also will work in around construction equipment on a daily basis.
Occasional travel and exposure to rough terrain, traffic and inclement weather is expected.
What we need:
A Bachelor's degree in Civil or Transportation-related Engineering; --OR--
Completion of and passing score on the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) exam.
What we’d like to see (desired attributes):
If you have these qualities, let us know! It’s how we will choose whom to move forward!
Education and/or experience in highway engineering.
Experience communicating with others in a professional environment and directing subordinate employees.
Experience working effectively and proactively as a team member and coach or leader.
ODOT is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.
Internal Number: REQ-34420
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.