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Assistant Project Manager

Professional Engineer 1 - Assistant Project Manager

OPENING DATE/TIME: 10/09/17 12:00 AM
CLOSING DATE/TIME: Open until filled
SALARY: $5,096.00 - $7,528.00 Monthly
             $61,152.00 - $90,336.00 Annually
JOB TYPE: Permanent
LOCATION: The Dalles, Oregon
AGENCY: Transportation-Highway

Join the ODOT team and bring your project management expertise to The Dalles!

ODOT17-0347OCa – The Dalles

Oregon Department of Transportation
Highway Division
Region 4

The assistant project manager is responsible for ensuring contract compliance on all construction projects and for leading various project development activities including project scoping, preliminary engineering, location survey, design and other various activities. This position assists the project manager in leading The Dalles Field Construction Engineering Office and directing the activities of employees in the administration of complex construction projects.

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).
  • This recruitment is to augment the candidate pool generated by job announcement ODOT17-0347OC. If you have previously applied for this position, you do not need to re-apply. Names of qualified applicants will remain on the list for further consideration.
  • This recruitment will remain open until filled. Our first application screening is scheduled for Monday, October 24th, 2017, but we may close the announcement at any time after this date when we have received an adequate number of applications. We cannot guarantee that we will consider applications received after this screening date. We encourage interested applicants not to delay in applying.
Minimum Qualifications
  • A valid Professional Engineer's (PE) license in civil, structural, or transportation-related engineering.
Special Qualifications
  • Must have and maintain a valid drivers' license and acceptable driving record.
Preferred Attributes
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.
  • Experience in construction contract administration.
  • Experience administering transportation projects.
  • Strong communication and negotiation skills and processes.

We appreciate your interest in this position. To apply, please follow these steps. 

  1. Attach a resume. We will not accept a position description in place of a resume. Because of the volume of applications we receive, we do not review any attachments that we do not ask for.
  2. Your resume must clearly demonstrate how you meet all of the minimum and special qualifications listed above. If it does not, we are required to disqualify it.
  3. Attach a cover letter, no more than two pages, including a summary of your work experience and your level of interest in this position.
  4. Complete the supplemental questions.

Caution: If you fail to follow these instructions, we will have to disqualify your application. We cannot consider incomplete or late applications.

Pre-employment Checks

Criminal background checks will be conducted on final candidates, not including current ODOT employees. All applicants may be subject to additional pre-employment check(s) such as driver license, LEDS, and/or education verification as required for the position.

Veteran's Points

Eligible veterans who meet the qualifications will be given veterans' preference. To receive preference you MUST attach appropriate documentation as outlined by the Department of Administrative Services at the following website: Veterans Resources. Please title your DD214 like this, "[Your Last Name] DD214" and your disability letter "[Your Last Name] Disability Letter." Veterans may also call the Oregon Department of Veterans' Affairs at 1-800-692-9666.


ODOT is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

Posted on: Thursday, October 12, 2017
This listing expires on: Wednesday, November 01, 2017

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