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Project Delivery Engineer

Project Delivery Engineer (ODOT18-1612oc)

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Announcement: ODOT18-1612oc
Project Delivery Engineer – Professional Engineer 2
Highway Division – Region 2

Engineer your future at ODOT!
Do you thrive in a fast-paced, innovative work environment? We are recruiting for a project delivery engineer to join our dynamic Region 2 Project Delivery Program. This position supports the Region 2 Project Delivery Program by providing professional engineering and project management expertise. Our project delivery engineer acts as the region's construction program expert and Region 2 mobility liaison. This person leads transportation projects and acts as a resource to project managers, management, and other internal and external stakeholders.
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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:
The successful candidate will become part of the state's management team.
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Initiate, develop, and manage strategic program-level business and work plans.
  • Identify and prioritize project/program needs and identify funding opportunities.
  • Coordinate the scheduling and delivery of the construction phases of all Region 2 projects.
  • Plan, prepare, and document the region's monthly plan for workforce balancing.
  • Coordinate construction issues and identify future improvements in construction contracts.
  • Support area managers and inform them of local agency program updates or projects.
  • Track the overall portfolios of projects and associated financial plans.
  • Act as the region's mobility liaison; identify and coordinate regional and statewide mobility issues.
  • Manage the design, pre-bid, and pre-construction meetings.
  • Make presentations at public meetings and interact with the media regarding assigned projects.
  • Maintain positive relations and the required flow of verbal and written communication with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Review project work to establish project acceptability and recommend project acceptance.
  • Deliver outsourced projects through the design and/or construction phase.


Minimum Qualifications:
A valid professional engineer's (PE) license in civil, structural, or transportation-related engineering and three (3) years of journey level professional engineer experience.
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.
Special Qualifications:
Driving is an essential function of this position. A valid driver license and an acceptable driving record 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.

  • Experience in transportation or highway construction project management.
  • Experience related to design and construction contract administration.
  • Experience in process improvement, program establishment, and change initiatives.
Working Conditions:
  • Work is conducted in both an office and field environment.
  • Frequent travel required to local and remote construction sites.
  • Workload frequently requires being on call 24 hours/day, 7 days/week (including holidays).
  • Workload includes managing multiple projects with multiple contractors and consultants, complicated by projects having concurrent and/or conflicting time requirements.
  • Work occasionally includes confrontational situations with contractors/consultants and the public.
  • Field work involves exposure to hazards of traffic, noise, hazardous terrain, inclement weather, and construction equipment.

Learn More and Apply!

This recruitment closes at 11:59 p.m. on Tuesday, June 19, 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 503-986-7146 or email

ODOT is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. 


Posted on: Wednesday, May 30, 2018
This listing expires on: Tuesday, June 19, 2018

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