Oregon Department of Transportation .
Inspector/Surveyor - Engineering Specialist 2
Highway Division - Region 2
Bring your engineering experience to ODOT!
We are recruiting for an inspector/surveyor
to join our team in Salem. This position performs office work of varied responsibility and difficulty as a member of a project manager's crew. This person will act as a junior inspector on major projects and may perform as lead inspector on minor projects. This person may also perform as a junior surveyor on ODOT survey crews when needed.
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 material acceptance reports for materials delivered to construction projects.
Interpret construction plans and specifications as a project inspector on a section of one or more construction projects.
Monitor and document contractor's construction processes and procedures for compliance with plans and specifications.
Inspect form work, false work, pile driving, reinforcing steel and concrete for conformance to plans and specifications.
Create rough draft project narrative and as-constructed plans.
Run control lines, traverses, levels, cross-sections, horizontal and vertical curves, and collect data for detail mapping and utility locating as a senior member of a survey crew.
Serve as a survey/inspection crew member assisting with layout and grade staking and various other construction items.
Measure and write pay notes for construction pay items and compute quantities.
Prepare cost estimates, quantity calculations, curve calculations, grades, and other related work.
Provide general oversight to ensure contractor and disadvantaged business enterprise (DBE) subcontractors meet contract requirements.
Attend project development or project team meetings, pre-construction conference, or partnering meetings.
Qualifications, Required & Requested Skills
An associate's degree in engineering technology from a community college or technical school of engineering and
two years of experience directly related to engineering.
Three and one-half years (42 months) of sub-professional engineering experience.
An equivalent combination of education and experience.
If you are currently a transportation maintenance specialist 2 (TMS 2) or have been one in the past, in addition to your completed application, please attach section three of your TMS 2 position description to receive full credit for your related work. If your experience includes work in multiple maintenance disciplines (e.g. highway, sign, bridge, striping or landscape) please attach section three of the position description for each
of the relevant disciplines.
Please upload this documentation to your online application, or fax it to the number listed in this announcement. This must be received in our office before the listed close date and time on the announcement and contain the recruitment announcement number.
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.
Working knowledge of mathematics.
Experience in land surveying.
Knowledge and experience of highway construction methods and design standards for highway construction.
Knowledge, experience, and/or training in inspection.
This is a field position and is expected to work outdoors over 50% of the time.
Driving state vehicles on a daily/weekly basis and occasional overnight travel required.
Workload requires being on call 24 hours/day, 7 days/weeks and including holidays.
Field work involves exposure to extreme hazards of traffic and construction equipment, and inclement weather.
Field work may also involve walking on rough terrain, stooping or bending around structures or equipment, and working at heights 20 to 40 feet above the ground/water.
This position works with contractors and the public who may be adversarial on issues at times.
Duties may include working with hazardous chemicals, hand tools, and radioactive sources.
Occasional lifting of 40 to 60 pounds required.
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 (Law Enforcement Data System), 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 6:30a to 5:30p PT M-F. 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) .
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 (see application details)
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/