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Engineering Specialist 3
TROUTDALE OR 97060
Category: Other
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Job code: lhw-e0-90659284

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Engineering Specialist 3
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Engineering Specialist 3





Salary




$43,488.00 - $64,224.00 Annually






Location




Troutdale, OR








Job Type




Permanent






Department




Transportation-Highway








Job Number




ODOT18-1836oc












Closing




6/13/2018 11:59 PM Pacific

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Description







Announcement: ODOT18-1836oc

Project Inspector - Engineering Specialist 3

Region 1 Highway Division

Troutdale



ODOT is an award-winning organization more than 4,700 employees strong. We are nationally recognized for innovation in environmental considerations, public involvement and customer service, planning and design, and more. Join us in making a difference!



Our Troutdale construction office is recruiting for a project inspector to ensure contract compliance on complex construction projects. In this position you will join a team of 15-20 employees and will assist in field surveying and design work on highway location, construction, and maintenance 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:



+ We offer 10 paid holidays per year, competitive benefits, and unlimited growth potential.

+ This position is represented by the Association of Engineering Employees of Oregon (AEE).










Duties & Responsibilities






+ Read and understand contract documents prior to the start of project work.

+ Review pre-award contract documentation for completeness and accuracy.

+ Ensure construction work is performed in accordance with contract documents.

+ Prepare required documentation for assigned projects.

+ Provide general oversight to ensure the contractors meet contract requirements.

+ Coordinate all phases of work between the project office and the contractor.

+ Provide training and mentoring to lower-level inspectors.











Qualifications, Required & Requested Skills



Minimum Qualifications:

An associate's degree in engineering technology from a recognized community college or technical school of engineering and four years of experience directly related to engineering.

OR

Five and one-half years (66 months) of sub-professional engineering experience.

OR

An equivalent combination of education and experience.



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, education, and/or training that related directly to highway, roadway, and bridge construction inspection.

+ Experience interpreting contract plans and specifications for highway, roadway, and bridge construction.

+ Experience documenting and addressing construction deficiencies with contractors.

+ A demonstrated history of developing strong working relationships with construction contractors.






Working Conditions:



+ Tight time schedules with overlapping deadlines.

+ Long, flexible hours, including weekends and holidays.

+ Work involves being on call 24/7.

+ Occasional involvement in emotionally tense situations.

+ Work occurs outdoors more than 50% of the time.

+ Occasional travel, including overnight travel.

+ Exposure to hazards of traffic and construction equipment.

+ Exposure to dust, noise, and inclement weather.

+ Work is with or in proximity to hazardous chemicals and radioactive sources.

+ May traverse terrain that is rough, uneven, rocky, muddy, icy, heavily vegetated, or sloping.

+ Work includes climbing ladders, traversing scaffolding, and working in elevated locations.

+ Must be able to lift at least 50 pounds.
















Additional Information



Instructions:

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



+ Complete the application. We will not accept a resume or position description in place of a completed application. There is no need to attach a resume to your application. Because of the volume of applications we receive, we do not review any attachments that we do not ask for.

+ The work experience and/or education section of your application 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.

+ 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:

We will conduct criminal background checks on final candidates including current ODOT employees. All applicants are subject to additional pre-employment check(s) such as driver license, LEDS (Law Enforcement Data System), 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, veterans 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.

Note: DD214 member 1 copies do not contain character of service and cannot be used to verify veterans' preference eligibility. Please attach DD214 member 2 or 4.



Work Authorization:

ODOT does not offer VISA sponsorships. Within three days of hire, successful candidates will be required to complete the US Department of Homeland Security's I-9 form confirming authorization to work in the United States.



Questions and Application Support:



+ For questions about the job announcement, call 503-373-7377.

+ For technical help with your login or online application issues, call 1-855-524-5627 from 6:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. PT M-F. If you leave a voicemail message, it may take up to 24 hours to receive a response. If you do not receive a response after 24 hours, you can email Technical Support at support@governmentjobs.com.





We encourage you to print or save a PDF copy of your application.




Human Resources/Recruitment, MS12

355 Capitol St NE

Salem OR 97301-3871

Fax 503-986-3895


ODOT is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation or any other class protected by state or federal laws in admission or access to our programs, services, activities, hiring, and employment practices. Applicants with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation during the application process. For questions, concerns, or complaints regarding EEO/AA/ADA, contact the employee civil rights and diversity manager at 1-877-336-6368 (1-877-EEO-ODOT). This information can be made available in an alternative format by contacting ODOT Recruitment at 503-986-3700. Oregon Relay Service can be reached by calling 7-1-1.

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Core benefits


Medical, vision and dental insurance




+ Comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans for the employee and qualified family members



+ $5,000 in employee basic life insurance


Retirement benefits





+ Membership in the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS)/Oregon Public Service Retirement Plan (OPSRP)



+ Employer paid defined benefit and defined contribution programs



**Effective November 1, 2016, SEIU represented employees who are Public Employee Retirement System (PERS) participating members will have their base salary increased by 6.95%. Upon becoming a PERS participating member, SEIU employees pay the employee 6% contribution to PERS.


Paid leaves and other benefits





+ Sick leave earned at the rate of 8 hours per a month with no maximum accumulation



+ Vacation leave earned at a minimum rate of 8 hours per month with accrual rate increases at 5-year increments



+ 24 hours personal leave earned each fiscal year



+ Ten paid holidays a year


The state also provides access to an innovative Employee Assistance Program that offers work-life counseling, along with homeowner, legal and family resources.


Optional benefits





+ Term life (employee, spouse or domestic partner, and dependents



+ Long-term and short-term disability



+ Accidental Death and Dismemberment



+ Long-term care (self and eligible family members)



+ Flexible spending accounts



+ Option to enroll in the Oregon Savings Growth Plan, a deferred compensation program offering a wide variety of investment options.




The following information describes typical benefits available for employees. Actual benefits received may differ by position or branch of government or be prorated for other than full time work.







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