Announcement: ODOT17-1605oc Structural Designer – Associate in Engineering 2 Highway Division – Technical Services Bend
The Oregon Department of Transportation exercises leadership and vision in promoting, developing and managing a statewide network of transportation systems and facilities.
We are recruiting for a structural designer to join our Bridge Design sub-unit in Bend. This position performs the design of simple to moderately complex bridges and other highway and transportation related structures to solve engineering problems. This person also provides structural analysis and design services to project delivery for the state's bridges and transportation structures. The structural designer also provides technical guidance to regional bridge design teams and region personnel.
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 position is represented by the Association of Engineering Employees of Oregon (AEE).
Duties and Responsibilities:
Perform bridge and structures engineering of simple to moderately complex bridges and other transportation related structures.
Perform modeling for structural analysis.
Perform design and detailing for simple to moderately complex bridges and structures.
Prepare estimates of probable construction cost.
Prepare construction specifications.
Coordinate the resolution of design and detail issues.
Complete preliminary design and final design phase.
Perform a complete engineering analysis and load rating of new bridges.
Complete design and structure cost data and calculation books.
Perform quality practices and quality checking duties.
Provide engineering support to construction project managers.
Assist structural design engineers in consultation for planning, scoping, technical design, and construction issues.
Assist the structural design engineers in providing project scoping consultation to project leaders.
Minimum Qualifications: Completion of and passing score on the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) exam and one year of experience applying professional engineering theory, principles and methods.
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. We will use the items on this list along with our essay-style supplemental questions to determine who to interview.
Experience applying professional engineering theory, principles and methods in civil or structural design.
Formal education in civil engineering with a structural emphasis.
Experience designing simple to moderately complex bridges.
The majority of work is performed in an office environment with occasional field work required.
Field work may require walking adjacent to fast moving traffic, stooping, bending or climbing around hazardous locations, working 20 feet or more above ground, traffic, railways or water, and using safety equipment.
Occasional day shift or night shift work required outside of normal work schedule.
To learn more and to apply, please click here or visit www.odotjobs.com and search for job posting ODOT17-1605oc. This opportunity closes at 11:59 p.m. on September 27, 2017. Please note that we cannot accept resumes and/or applications through this website.
ODOT is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.
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, road...s, and bridges; railways; public transportation services; transportation safety programs; driver and vehicle licensing; and motor carrier regulation.