Req-4869 – Portland Principal Executive/Manager G – Technical Center Manager
Oregon Department of Transportation Highway Division – Region 1 Project Delivery
Are you an innovative transportation professional with a passion for public service, team leadership and project delivery? Showcase your leadership as our Region 1 Technical Center manager, at Region 1 headquarters in downtown Portland, Oregon. In this role, you will lead a team of eight managers and discipline teams composed of over 100 engineering and technical professionals. Your strategic vision is key to ensuring that Region 1’s technical staff develop and thrive professionally, to successfully deliver our capital program projects on time and on budget, and to provide high quality engineering and technical support to planning, local programs, maintenance and operations in the greater Portland Metro Area.
Our employees work on projects that challenge the industry standard and that give back to our communities. We are currently working on projects from the recent transportation package, HB2017.
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.
A day in the life:
Provide leadership in broad policy areas pertaining to technical competency, personnel management, training, safety, and related areas.
Ensure engineering and professional work receives the appropriate level of technical direction, oversight and support.
Provide oversight and leadership in establishing, implementing and maintaining engineering and technical standards and practices.
Maintain and implement the Region 1 Quality Control and Quality Assurance Program for projects.
Establish and monitor Region 1 Technical Center’s annual budget, staffing resourcing and work plans.
Recruit, select, supervise, appraise and mentor direct reports who are front line managers of technical disciplines.
Participate in developing statewide policies, standards and strategies.
Provide leadership, clear direction, effective coaching, periodic performance evaluations and specific feedback.
Manage the development of designs and cost estimates for large transportation projects.
Provide technical expertise to project teams during the scoping phase of projects.
Regular travel within the area and region is expected.
Occasional contact with elected and local officials, various media, stakeholders with competing demands/agendas and the public in conditions that may be stressful.
Click here to view the position description, including the full list of duties and working conditions.
What’s in it for you:
Rewarding work in a fast-paced, creative environment.
Colleagues who are passionate about public service and multimodal transportation.
Work/life balance and 10 paid holidays a year, flexible work schedules and competitive benefits packages. Click here to visit our full benefits website.
Enjoy the benefit of an annual TriMet pass to make commuting easy.
ODOT is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.
Internal Number: Req-4869
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.