Engineer your future at the Oregon DOT as a senior project inspector in beautiful Troutdale, Oregon! In this role, you will represent the project manager and will be on site inspecting project work as it is being performed.
The Troutdale construction project manager's office is responsible for directing and coordinating the construction, quality compliance and contract administration work for assigned transportation projects. Click here to learn more about Region 1 Portland Metro projects.
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:
Review pre-award contract documentation for completeness and accuracy.
Interpret contract documentation, anticipate potential problems and propose solutions.
Inspect and monitor construction and reject work or material that does not meet contract requirements.
Review and monitor contractor pollution and erosion control plans for conformance with environmental permits and biological requirements.
Measure and record contractor work and prepare source documentation for quantities and quality.
Identify items of work and/or materials that are not compliant with the contract documents and notify contractor.
Represent ODOT in communications with the contractor, the public or other interested parties.
Monitor project safety procedures and methods.
Monitor traffic control and spot check survey stakes, grades, stations, locations and alignments.
Provide project information to project manager, assistant project manager and project coordinator.
Lead field and office personnel to document quality and quantity of construction work and materials, verify proper payments to contractors and assemble project records for final acceptance.
50% or more of work is performed outdoors, both night and day shift.
Long hours with some flexible hours and occasionally on call 24/7, including weekends and holidays.
Occasional travel required, including occasional overnight travel.
Must work with contractors and the public who may be adversarial at times.
Daily exposure to traffic and construction site and equipment hazards.
Work may occur in inclement weather.
Work with or in proximity to hazardous chemicals and radioactive sources.
Access to construction and survey sites includes traversing terrain that may be any combination of rough, uneven, rocky, muddy, icy, heavily vegetated or sloping. Access includes climbing ladders, traversing scaffolding and working in elevated locations.
Must be able to lift 50 pounds of material or equipment and carry standard inspection, survey and testing equipment.
What’s in it for you:
Rewarding work in a fast-paced, creative environment.
Colleagues who are passionate about public service.
Work/life balance and 10 paid holidays a year, flexible work schedules and competitive benefits packages. Click here to visit our full benefits website.
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ODOT is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.
Internal Number: REQ-24031
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.