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Hydraulics Engineering Program Lead - Professional Engineer 2 ODOT18-1557oc

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Oregon Department of Transportation .

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Announcement: ODOT18-1557oc

Hydraulics Engineering Program Lead - Professional Engineer 2

Highway Division - Technical Services


We are recruiting for the hydraulics engineering program lead

to join our Geo-Environmental Section in Salem. This person acts as a recognized expert in hydraulics engineering, a specialty of civil engineering, with a particular emphasis in stormwater. This position sets the functional and technical direction and standards for operation in support of our hydraulics engineering program.

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:

Open until Filled:

This recruitment will remain open until filled. Our first application screening is scheduled for Monday, 03/05/2018 at 8:00 a.m.

, but we may close the announcement at any time after this date when we have received an adequate number of applications. We cannot guarantee that we will consider applications received after this screening date. We encourage interested applicants not to delay in applying.


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

Duties & Responsibilities

Serve as first point of contact for hydraulic engineering issues with regulatory and statewide agencies.

Develop standards for hydraulics to include in pre-approval processes, details, drawings, specifications, procedures, guidance documents, and manuals.

Assist in developing and implementing policy, procedures, guidance, and permits to meet water resources regulations.

Provide advice and recommendations regarding hydraulics to designers working on ODOT projects.

Conduct quality control and quality assurance reviews of project plans and specifications.

Administer hydraulics program on behalf of the Geo-Environmental Section for customers within and outside of ODOT.

Develop procedures and technical guidance for the asset management of a variety of types of stormwater facility outlets.

Coordinate with the section data management specialist to ensure the Geo-Environmental Section website content and various documents and files are current, easy-to-use, and accessible.

Administer the hydraulics computer software review and licensing statewide.

Prepare research proposals and participate on research committees.

Develop and deliver training for all topics covered in the hydraulics design manual.

Oversee work completed by consultants and check work quality, scope, schedule, and budget.

Qualifications, Required & Requested Skills

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.


If registered in another state, successful applicants will be required to obtain professional registration in the state of Oregon within six months of hire.

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 designing roadway drainage, stormwater conveyance systems, and water treatment and control facilities.

Experience evaluating applicability and technical sufficiency of hydraulics and stormwater management software programs.

Knowledge and experience related to the asset management of stormwater features.

Working Conditions:

Work is performed in a typical office setting with extended use of a computer.

Occasional overnight and out-of-state travel required.

Occasional field work involves exposure to hazardous conditions such as heavy equipment and construction sites, heavy traffic, inclement weather, steep slopes, remote locations, and rough terrain.

Occasional lifting of 50 pound sample bags or equipment required.

Additional Information


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.

Pre-employment Checks:

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.

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-(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.

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 (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.


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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Oregon Department of Transportation .
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