Oregon Department of Transportation .
Construction Project Manager 2 - Transportation Project Leader
Highway Division - Region 2
Join ODOT as a transportation project leader
in Salem! 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 teams well focused and prioritizing your portfolio of projects. 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.
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.
Evaluate assigned projects for quality standards and performance.
Monitor and evaluate team progress on decisions, tasks and deliverables to keep project scope, schedule and budget on track.
Track assigned projects compliance with policies, statutes, rules, permit conditions and local ordinances.
Negotiate exceptions to regulations through the appropriate process.
Consult with technical resources to guide project decisions.
Evaluate team processes and define project meeting structure and content.
Develop and implement project strategies, work plans, team engagement and communication plans.
Ensure project team member accountability for their task deadline of deliverables and negotiate schedules with technical resource managers.
Identify, negotiate, and document project budget revisions.
Provide oversight to local government agencies and consultants.
Negotiate scope of work, contract details, level of effort, and provide notice to proceed upon contract execution.
Administer contracts, approve invoices for payment and evaluate consultant performance.
Collaborate with managers to facilitate resolution of disputes and claims with contractors.
Qualifications, Required & Requested Skills
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.
for the construction project manager 2 class series concept information.
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.
Refined project management skills
Excellent communication skills.
Highly detail oriented.
Experience in leading teams in a non-supervisory/managerial role.
Experience in developing statements of work and/or contracts.
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.
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.
If you fail to follow these instructions, we will have to disqualify your application. We cannot consider incomplete or late applications.
We will conduct criminal background checks on final candidates who are not current ODOT employees. All applicants are subject to additional pre-employment check(s) such as driver license, LEDS and/or education verification as required for the position.
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-(see application details).
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.
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 (see application details).
For technical help with your login or online application issues, call 1-(see application details) from 6:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., PST, Monday - Friday. Leave a voicemail. 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 (see application details) .
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Human Resources/Recruitment, MS12
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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-(see application details) (1-(see application details)). This information can be made available in an alternative format by contacting ODOT Recruitment at (see application details). Oregon Relay Service can be reached by calling 7-1-1.
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
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.
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.
Oregon Department of Transportation .
Website : http://www.oregon.gov/ODOT/