Announcement: ODOT18-2150ocQuality Control Compliance Specialist – Civil Engineering Specialist 1
Highway Division – Region 2Springfield
Engineer your future with ODOT!
We are recruiting for a quality control compliance specialist to join our team in Springfield. As the main point of contact for contractor quality control, the person in this position will work closely with the project manager, construction crew and contractors to ensure compliance to contract specifications and requirements in field construction. 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.
Representation: This position is represented by the Association of Engineering Employees of Oregon (AEE).
Duties & Responsibilities:
- Act as quality control compliance specialist on complex construction projects and enforce contract requirements.
- Verify the quality and acceptability of construction materials and authorize that the entry into the contractor payment system.
- Collaborate with the lead inspector to ensure tests are performed, documented and submitted to the project management office in accordance to the specifications and required timeframes.
- Ensure that the contractor's quality control program meets required standards for all projects assigned to the project manager's office.
- Facilitate and resolve disputes between contractor's quality control and ODOT's quality assurance tests.
- Provide technical expertise to project inspectors and contractor personnel on testing procedures.
- Prepare and maintain the test summary for materials on each project.
- Review contractors' and agency test results for completeness, accuracy and acceptability.
- Coordinate with project inspectors and region quality assurance team to schedule all quality assurance testing.
- Train, and mentor other inspectors, junior inspectors and interns.
- Review monthly estimates and recommend changes to estimated quantities based on work complete.
- Assist in writing contract change orders for material related items and prepare written correspondence to contractors.
- Document quantity and quality of construction materials, verify proper payments to contractors, and assemble project records for final acceptance.
A bachelor's degree in civil engineering, surveying, or transportation-related engineering AND one year civil engineering or surveying experience.
An associate's degree in engineering technology or surveying from a recognized community college or technical school of engineering AND two and one-half years of engineering or surveying experience. One year of this experience must show independent work or senior team work.
Four years of para-professional engineering or surveying experience. One year of this experience must show independent work or senior team work.
An equivalent combination of education and experience.
Driving is an essential function of this position. A valid driver license, an acceptable driving record and the ability to drive are required for this position. We will conduct pre-employment driving records checks on our final candidate(s).
Desired Attributes/Application Scoring Criteria: In addition to your related work experience and education, we will use the attributes below to determine whom to interview. You are not required to have all of these attributes, but please make sure that the ones you do have are clearly demonstrated in your application materials. Your application materials may be graded on spelling, grammar, punctuation, and presentation.
- Ability to adapt well to varying personality and work styles.
- Excellent written and verbal communication.
- Experience in projects involving asphalt and concrete applications.
- Experience and/or certifications in construction based technical reviews and inspections.
- Experience in material testing, quality control/compliance and/or construction project inspection.
- This position is expected to work outdoors 50% or more of the time.
- Workload involves tight time schedules and projects with competing deadlines.
- Long or flexible hours may be required and this position requires being on call 24 hours/day, 7 days/weeks and including holidays.
- Driving state vehicles on a regular basis requiring some occasional overnight travel.
- This position works with contractors and the public who may be adversarial on issues at times.
- Field work involves exposure to extreme hazards of traffic, construction site hazards, construction equipment, and inclement weather.
- Field work involves walking on rough terrain and stooping or bending around structures or equipment.
- Field work occasionally requires work above the ground or water on platforms or machinery with appropriate safety equipment.
- Duties may include working with hazardous chemicals and radioactive sources.
- Field work requires occasional lifting of 40-60 pounds.
Learn More and Apply!
This recruitment closes at 11:59 p.m. on Wednesday, June 13th, 2018.
Click here to learn more and to apply! Please note that we can only accept applications and/or resumes through our website.
For questions about the job announcement or online application, please call 503-378-5799.
ODOT is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.