find jobs
job title, keywords or company
city, state or zip code
Mobility and Construction Liaison - Civil Engineering Specialist 3 (ODOT17-0039oc) more...
Location:Portland, OR
Company:Oregon Department of Transportation
First posted:June 10, 2017 (last updated 4 days 15 hours ago)


Announcement: ODOT17-0039oc
Mobility and Construction Liaison - Civil Engineering Specialist 3
 ODOT Highway Division - Region 1

This is a time of unprecedented construction in Oregon. Keeping traffic moving during this time is one of the top priorities of the governor, Legislature, and the agency. ODOT's mobility operations and work zone safety are among our most highly visible and important programs.

We are recruiting for a mobility, work zone safety and construction liaison to evaluate our regional mobility operations programs to ensure we meet traffic mobility thresholds for freight and passenger cars. This includes overseeing and coordinating our mobility efforts to meet Legislative direction and satisfy public demand for the efficient movement of passenger and goods throughout the state.

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:

  • This recruitment will remain open until filled. Our next application screening is scheduled for Wednesday, August 16,  at 7:30 a.m., but we may close the announcement at any time when we have received an adequate number of applications. We cannot guarantee that we will consider applications received after the first screening date. We encourage interested applicants not to delay in applying.
  • This position is currently included in a statewide classification study. The classification and salary are subject to change.
  • This position is represented by the Association of Engineering Employees of Oregon (AEE).

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Evaluate, oversee and coordinate mobility activities including training, presentations, and mobility communications for the region.
  • Participate on project development teams to develop and review preliminary plans and specifications for constructability, mobility and workzone safety.
  • Develop and review preliminary construction schedules. 
  • Review and ensure ODOT Mobility and Work Zone Safety notices, policies and directives are implemented for projects.
  • Represent ODOT and Region 1 at the statewide freight mobility committee to gain approval for mobility and workzone safety elements of the project.
  • Assist in the development of outsourcing contracts for construction scheduling.

Qualifications, Required & Requested Skills

Minimum Qualifications :
A bachelor's degree in civil engineering, surveying or transportation-related engineering and four years of civil or transportation-related engineering or surveying experience;
Seven years of civil or transportation-related engineering or surveying experience. Two years of this experience must have been independently planning and completing assignments in drafting, field or laboratory inspection, construction contract administration, surveying, materials testing, or traffic investigations;
An equivalent combination of education and experience.

Special Qualifications :
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).

Preferred Attributes: We may show preference to candidates whose application materials demonstrate the following. 

  • Experience working with a group of diverse stakeholders with competing interests.
  • Conflict management experience.
  • Background or experience with highway construction projects and scheduling.
  • Experience with project scheduling software.

Working Conditions:

  • Some evening hours required.
  • Frequent travel inside the state.
  • Occasional work outdoors.
  • Exposure to hazards of traffic, construction equipment, and inclement weather. 
  • May encounter hostile individuals.
  • May need to walk on rough terrain and stoop or bend around structures or equipment.
  • May be required to work 20 feet or more above ground/water.

Additional Information

We appreciate your interest in this position. To apply, please follow these steps. 

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. Complete the supplemental questions.

Caution: 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, 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).
Note: 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.
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 hrs 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.
This information can be made available in an alternative format by contacting ODOT Recruitment at (see application details) or through Oregon Relay Service at 7-1-1. ODOT does not discriminate on the basis of disability in admission or access to our programs, services, activities, hiring, and employment practices. Questions: 1-(see application details) (EEO-ODOT) or through Oregon Relay Service at 7-1-1.
ODOT is committed to complying with the Americans with Disabilities Act. It is our policy not to discriminate against any qualified employment applicant because of a disability. Applicants with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation during the application process by contacting the Employee Civil Rights & Diversity Manager at 1-(see application details) (EEO-ODOT) ODOT does 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.  For questions, concerns, or complaints regarding Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action, contact the Employee Civil Rights & Diversity Manager at 1-(see application details) (1-877-EEO-ODOT). #LI-POST


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.

Send this job to yourself or a friend.

Please mention
if asked how you found this job.