Announcement: ODOT18-2752OC District Access Coordinator – Civil Engineering Specialist 2 Region 1 Highway Division Clackamas
Do you have experience providing technical engineering analysis and negotiating agreements with stakeholders? ODOT's Region 1 Maintenance Office in Clackamas is recruiting for a full-time, permanent district access coordinator. In this role, you will evaluate how proposed developments, changes in local comprehensive plans and proposed transportation projects will impact traffic and transportation on state highways. You will interact with county staff, city staff and developers and will represent ODOT when meeting with property owners, consultants, developers and local government officials. This will allow you to provide critical evaluations of District proposals to the Region access management engineer and District management.
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We value work/life balance at ODOT. With 10 paid holidays a year, flexible work schedules, and competitive benefits packages – our time out of the office is just as important as time spent in the office. We are a recognized leader in the transportation industry and we offer our employees a robust benefit package that includes:
Health, dental, and vision insurance for you and your family. Our employee share percent for our medical plans is only 1% or 5% - depending on the plan you choose.
We also offer our employees optional benefits ranging from life insurance to short and long term disability to flexible spending accounts.
A pension plan and an opportunity to defer pre-tax earnings for retirement, health care deductibles, child care, and transportation.
Grow your career with us – we offer unlimited growth potential in a variety of disciplines.
Sick leave earned at the rate of 8 hours per a month with no maximum accumulation.
Our paid time off package includes vacation leave earned at 8 hours per month with accrual rate increases at 5-year increments and 24 hours additional leave earned each fiscal year.
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This position is represented by the Association of Engineering Employees of Oregon (AEE).
Duties & Responsibilities
Participate as part of a team and provide technical engineering analysis to improve access management decisions in the region.
Review traffic impacts of proposed developments, land use and zone changes.
Provide technical advice and represent the District in meetings with a variety of constituents.
Develop liaisons with city and county staff and developers.
Negotiate agreements for highway improvements.
Monitor District for consistency in complying with state policy.
Conduct traffic operation studies and traffic signal warrant investigations.
Respond to public concerns or complaints about traffic operations and safety.
Provide engineering support to maintenance crews.
Conduct onsite inspections of permitted construction activities.
The majority of work is conducted in an office environment.
Will occasionally represent ODOT during meetings or give oral presentations to groups.
Occasional region-wide travel may involve exposure to heavy traffic and construction equipment.
May be asked to work odd hours and cover the office if severe road, weather or traffic conditions dictate.
May be required to walk on rough terrain or uneven slopes, stoop or bend around structures or equipment or climb up/down ladders or equipment.
Minimum Qualifications A bachelor's degree in civil engineering, surveying or transportation-related engineering and two years of civil or transportation-related engineering or surveying experience. OR Five years of civil or transportation-related engineering or surveying experience. One year of this experience must have been independently planning and completing assignments. OR An equivalent combination of education and experience.
Special Qualifications The successful candidate will be required to use a vehicle to conduct business. You must possess and maintain a current, valid driver license and acceptable driving record.
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 you have clearly demonstrated the attributes you do have in your application materials. We may grade your application on spelling, grammar, punctuation, and presentation.
Training and experience in land use review, access management policies, and public right of way infrastructure improvement review and design.
Training and experience in project development and project construction.
The ability to work with various stakeholders to negotiate agreements.
Learn More and Apply!
This recruitment closes at 11:59 p.m. on Wednesday, October 31, 2018.
Click here to learn more and to apply! Please note that we can only accept applications and/or resumes through our website.
For questions about the job announcement or online application, please call Wesley Dawn in recruitment at 503-378-6721 or email email@example.com.
ODOT is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.
Internal Number: ODOT18-2752OC
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The Oregon Department of Transportation began life in 1913 when the Oregon Legislature created the Oregon Highway Commission to "get Oregon out of the mud." Today, the Oregon Department of Transportation works to provide a safe, efficient transportation system that supports economic opportunity and livable communities for Oregonians. We develop programs related to Oregon’s system of highways, roads, and bridges; railways; public transportation services; transportation safety programs; driver and vehicle licensing; and motor carrier regulation.