Professional Engineer 2 – Senior Designer Oregon Department of Transportation Interstate Bridge Replacement Program Portland, Oregon | Vancouver, Washington
Salary Range: $7,471 - $11,590
Our Interstate Bridge Replacement Program (IBR) is recruiting for a senior designer! In this role, you will be the senior engineer and expert designer on a team of employees, designing and providing consulting and mentoring for the transportation design portion of contract development and plans for our program. Apply today!
IBR is a multimodal mega program jointly led by the State of Oregon and the State of Washington to address regional safety and mobility problems facing the I-5 highway system crossing over the Columbia River between Portland, Oregon and Vancouver, Washington. We are working with the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT), Tri-Met, CTRAN, regional partners, and the community to develop solutions for seismic resiliency, safety improvements, congestion reduction, reliable transit, active transportation and reliable movement of freight.
The person in this position will be a State of Oregon employee. This position is based in Portland, Oregon, and the work location will be at our joint office in Vancouver, Washington.
Ensure project plans and specifications are clear and provide a readily constructible project, working in concert with our management team.
Ensure appropriate and adequate technical and design staffing/resourcing for the program, including transportation planning, design, cost estimates and specifications.
Advise our management team with program specific technical guidance and provide expertise to staff, regions, headquarters, transportation partners and their personnel.
Incorporate equity and climate lens in the design process and outcomes.
Review work to meet project milestones and advise a team of engineers on the highest priority and highest risk projects.
Review plans for compliance with state and federal design standards and serve as the engineer of record on projects.
Develop and revise interchange designs.
Present training classes, workshops or conferences and serve as a consultant to management on statewide committees and represent the agency on professional committees and task forces with other state agencies.
Respond as the primary contact for program questions related to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), pedestrian crossings, truck turning, traffic calming and other urban related engineering.
Work is performed indoors and outdoors with hybrid work options available - the frequency of remote work depends on business needs and will be determined between the hiring manager and the successful candidate at the time of hire.
Travel required between ODOT and WSDOT projects and offices as needed; occasional overnight travel may be necessary.
Comprehensive and equitable base salary offer within the listed range based on your experience, skills and education. The salary range listed is the non-PERS participating rate. If you are already a participating PERS member or once you become PERS eligible, the salary range will increase by 6%. Please review the Classification and Compensation page for more details.
An opportunity to be part of a multimodal, mega program that is unique not only to the region, but also to the west coast!
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: Three (3) years of journey level professional engineer experience is considered licensed experience only. If registered in another state, successful applicants will be required to obtain professional registration in Oregon within six months of hire.
What we’d like to see:
If you have these attributes, let us know in your application materials! It's how we will choose whom to move forward! You do not need to have all these qualities to be eligible for this position. We may also use transferable skills, experience, education and alignment with ODOT values to help us decide who will move forward.
Experience working on roadway and highway design.
Experience with developing final plans sets (PS&E) and coordinating with construction.
Experience working with travel demand modeling, traffic and safety analysis, and traffic modeling and simulation.
Experience working as a team player on a multi-discipline, multi-agency program including the demonstrated ability to coordinate between various teams and agencies.
Experience working and leading tasks on a fast-paced and high-profile program.
Learn more and apply:
Our first application screening is scheduled for 8 a.m. on Thursday, March 14, 2024. We encourage interested applicants not to delay in applying.
Please note that we can only accept applications through our website.
The Oregon Department of Transportation 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. If it moves, we make it move safer, faster and more efficiently.