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Apply today! Transportation Project Leader - Corvallis (ODOT18-2149oc)


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Announcement: ODOT18-2149oc

Transportation Project Leader – Construction Project Manager 2
Highway Division – Region 2


Do you have experience in leading projects?  Join ODOT as a transportation project leader in Corvallis!  In this highly collaborative role, you will lead project teams through the activities necessary to ensure the delivery of projects within schedule, scope and budget.  Put your organizational talents in action by keeping your project teams well focused and prioritizing your portfolio of projects.  Apply today!
Work in the beautiful city of Corvallis!
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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:
Representation: This position is represented by the Association of Engineering Employees of Oregon (AEE).

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and manage master work plan for portfolio of assigned projects.
  • Provide oversight to local government agencies and consultants in the development and delivery of state or federally funded transportation projects by local agencies. 
  • Develop and implement stakeholder project and communication strategies, work plans and engagement activities.
  • Monitor and evaluate project progress on decisions, tasks and deliverables to keep project scope, schedule and budget on track.
  • Monitor assigned projects for quality, compliance with policies, statutes, rules, permit conditions and local ordinances.
  • Consult with technical resources to guide project decisions.
  • Evaluate team processes and define project team meeting structure and content.
  • Coordinate project scoping and determine scoping methods and approaches for each project.
  • Identify, negotiate, and document project budget revisions.
  • Negotiate scope of work, contract details, level of effort, and provide notice to proceed upon contract execution.
  • Ensure project team member accountability for their task deadline of deliverables and negotiate schedules with technical resource managers.
  • Lead the consultant selection process, administer contracts, approve invoices for payment and evaluate consultant performance.
  • Collaborate with managers to facilitate resolution of disputes and claims with contractors.

Minimum Qualifications:
You will need:

  • A bachelor's degree in construction management, business administration, public administration, architecture, planning or engineering AND three years of progressively responsible experience related to the class series concept; OR
  • An associate degree (or comparable course work) in architectural, construction or engineering technology; AND four and one-half years of progressively responsible experience related to the class series concept; OR
  • Six years of progressively responsible experience related to the class series concept.

Please click here for the construction project manager 2 class series concept information.
Special Qualifications:
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.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Experience in managing and delivering projects involving state, federal and local regulations, policies and procedures.
  • Experience leading teams in a non-supervisory/managerial role.

 Working Conditions:

  • Work is performed primarily in an office environment with varied and extensive computer use.
  • Workload frequently involves competing deadlines and tight time schedules, which may require extended hours including evenings to attend public meetings.
  • Travel is regularly required within the region and statewide travel is occasionally required.
  • Duties involve frequent contact with elected officials, media, and the public in meetings and settings that may be stressful or emotionally charged.
  • Occasional field work may involve exposure to extreme traffic hazards, construction equipment, inclement weather conditions, and walking on rough terrain, stooping and bending around structures or equipment and may work 20 feet or more above ground and/or water.

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.


Posted on: Wednesday, May 23, 2018
This listing expires on: Wednesday, June 13, 2018

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