Job Details

Roadway Engineer

Oregon Department of Transportation, Portland, OR

Job - Government

Close Date: 08/17/2020

Professional Engineer 1 – Roadway Engineer
Oregon Department of Transportation
Delivery and Operations Division – Region 1
Roadway Unit

The role:

Are you a professional engineer looking to use your expertise to tackle transportation-related challenges? Our team in Region 1 is looking a roadway engineer to perform permit plan reviews, quality control, respond to Tort claims and provide technical engineering expertise. 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.

Our first application screening is scheduled for Wednesday, July 15 at 8:00 a.m. We encourage interested applicants not to delay in applying.

If you are a current State of Oregon employee, you must apply through your employee Workday profile.

A day in the life:

Under the supervision of the senior roadway manager, assist in implementing Region 1 Technical Center permit plans review, quality control, and Tort claims.
Provide technical engineering expertise in development reviews, project construction, planning studies and access permits. Review and critique engineering designs prepared by consultants and local agencies.
Perform development, agency and utility permit reviews, including rail crossings, public transit facilities and maintenance operations.
Review proposed improvements or developments and their impacts to the highway system.
Make informational presentations on projects. Testify in court hearings if litigation arises for projects. Respond to public records requests.
Train, plan, direct and review the work of other engineering professionals and technicians.
Organize the work for the Region 1 Technical Center permit plans review. This will involve making decisions on construction materials, compiling estimates of review hours, developing graphic information system (GIS) mapping of permit limits.
Perform quality control, audit quality control processes for all disciplines of the Technical Center.
Work primarily in an office environment, using computers and software to develop CADD drawings and documents.
Field visits may involve hazards such as rough terrain, adverse weather, traffic, and heavy construction/equipment.
May require travel and occasional overtime and night or weekend work.
What’s in it for you:

Rewarding work in a fast-paced, creative environment.
Colleagues who are passionate about public service.
Work/life balance and 10 paid holidays a year, flexible work schedules and competitive benefits packages. Click here to visit our full benefits website.
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Live, work and play in Portland, Oregon!
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What we need:

A valid Professional Engineer’s (PE) license in Civil, Structural, or transportation-related engineering.

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.

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.

Click here to learn more and to apply! Please note that we can only accept applications and/or resumes through our website.

Our first application screening is scheduled for Wednesday, July 15 at 8:00 a.m. We encourage interested applicants not to delay in applying.

For questions about the job announcement or online application, please call Wesley Dawn in recruitment at 503-480-5181 or email

ODOT is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

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