Would you like to find a steady, rewarding career in project management in a beautiful and exciting place to live? The Oregon Department of Transportation has a rare and exciting opportunity to join a team of dedicated professionals in The Dalles, Oregon as an Assistant Project Manager. Nestled in the Columbia River Gorge which lines the border of Washington and Oregon, The Dalles is located in close proximity to Mt. Hood, Hood River and the other towns that comprise Wasco County. The Gorge has many attributes and is a popular destination for outdoor activities such as skiing, fishing, hiking and watersports. Due to the atmospheric pressure differences, the area is a great spot for kiteboarding and windsurfing. The Gorge also offers a high concentration of waterfalls, many of which are along the Historic Columbia River Highway, including Multnomah Falls, which is 611 feet high.
As the Assistant Project Manager (APM) this position is to assist the Project Manager (PM) in leading The Dalles Field Construction Engineering Office and directing tHE activities of eight employees in the administration of complex construction projects to verify that contractor work is compliant with plans and specifications; analyze and solve problems; and negotiate agreements for solutions with contractor. The APM will lead construction crew personnel doing inspection, surveying, design, quality and quantity compliance, project documentation, and related work.
What's in it for you?
With a competitive salary and relocation assistance, ODOT also offers full medical, vision, and dental with paid Sick Leave, Vacation, Personal Leave and 10 paid holidays a year! ODOT values a work / life balance and offers flexible work schedules.
How do I apply?
We appreciate your interest in working for ODOT. Please go to www.odotjobs.com and search announcement number ODOT18-2523oc or click here.
ODOT is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.
Under-fill: The goal of this recruitment is to fill this position at a Professional Engineer 1 level. However, we encourage candidates who meet the minimum qualifications for an Associate in Engineering 2 ($4,272 - $6,309 monthly) to apply, as we may consider under-filling the position until the selected candidate acquires a professional engineer's license. Under-filling will not exceed six (6) months.
Representation: This position is represented by the Association of Engineering Employees of Oregon (AEE).
Professional Engineer 1 Minimum Qualifications: A valid professional engineer's (PE) license in civil, structural, or transportation-related engineering. Note: If registered in another state, successful applicants will be required to obtain professional registration in the state of Oregon within six months of hire. Associate in Engineering 2 Minimum Qualifications (Under-Fill Option): Completion of and passing score on the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) exam and one year of experience applying professional engineering theory, principles and methods. Associate in Engineering 2 Under-Fill Special Qualifications: To be eligible for the Associate in Engineering 2 under-fill option, a candidate must have his/her valid professional engineer's license in hand (the ability to stamp) within six (6) months of hire. As the PE exam is offered twice a year, in most cases, this will mean applicants must have already met all PE licensing requirements (e.g. completed required education and training, passed the FE and PE exams, etc.) and submitted their complete PE license application to the PE licensing body. 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).
Internal Number: ODOT18-2523oc
About Oregon Department of Transportation
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.