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Civil Engineering Specialist 1 – Survey Analayst

By March 2, 2023


Civil Engineering Specialist 1 – Survey Analyst
Oregon Department of Transportation
Delivery & Operations Division – Region 5
Technical Center / Right of Way & Survey Unit
La Grande

Salary Range: $4,306 – $6,680

The role:

Are you skilled at surveying? Do you have an interest in the industry? We need you on our team! Join us in La Grande and lead our Region 5 survey crew. You will mentor the team and perform surveying needed to support transportation facilities in the region. You will have the opportunity to travel and use your experience to ensure the safety of transportation in Oregon. Apply today!

Our first application screening is scheduled for 9:00 a.m. on Wednesday, March 22, 2023. We encourage interested applicants not to delay in applying.

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:

·       Establish horizontal and vertical control for proposed and existing facilities.

·       Perform detailed surveys. Locate and tie government corner, property corners, cultural features, and terrain. Produce three dimensional topographic and cadastral maps.

·       Establish monument right-of-way and construction centerlines. Monument right-of-way and other property boundaries.

·       Maintain, adjust, and calibrate survey equipment.

·       Research maps and surveys filed in the County Surveyor’s Office.

·       Use computer software programs (i.e.; Micro station, Inroads, Caice, and Liscad) to perform survey calculations, develop digital terrain models, and survey base maps.

·       Communicate survey information orally and in writing.

·       Responsible for coaching team, training co-workers to perform duties, and establishing a safe working environment.

·       Maintain and enhance professional skills by attending continuing education and agency-provided training opportunities.

·       Approximately 60% of the work is performed in the field with exposure to rough terrain, traffic, and all types of weather. Approximately 40% of the work is performed in an office, using a computer and drafting table. May be required to lift up to 60 pounds.

·       Travel is required, with frequent overnight stays.

To request a copy of the position description, which includes all duties and working conditions, please email ODOTRecruitment@odot.oregon.gov.

What’s in it for you:

Work/life balance, 11 paid holidays a year, flexible work schedules, competitive benefits packages and so much more. Click here to learn about working at the Oregon Department of Transportation.
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What we need:

Four years of para-professional engineering or surveying experience. One year of this experience must have been working independently or as a senior member of a team or work group;


An equivalent combination of education and experience;


An associate degree in engineering technology or surveying from a recognized community college or technical school of engineering and two and one-half years of engineering or surveying experience. One year of this experience must have been working independently or as a senior member of a team or work group;


A bachelor’s degree in civil engineering, Surveying, or Transportation-related Engineering and one-year civil engineering or surveying experience.

Driving is an essential function of this position. You must have a valid driver license and an acceptable driving record. We will conduct pre-employment driving records checks on our final candidate(s). Your license does not have to be issued in Oregon to be considered.

What we’d like to see:

If you have these qualities, let us know! It’s how we will choose whom to move forward!

Note: You do not need to have all of these qualities to be eligible for this position.

·       Experience and knowledge in land surveying and use of equipment.

·       Ability to work independently.

·       Organized, efficient, resourceful, and reactive to deadlines, independently and within a team.

·       Ability to use conventional and computer-aided programs for engineering calculations, drafting, and mapping.

·       Experience and efficiency across the Microsoft office programs.

·       Ability to use web database systems.

Learn more and apply:

Our first application screening is scheduled for 8 a.m. on Wednesday, March 22, 2023. We encourage interested applicants not to delay in applying.

Please note that we can only accept applications through our website.

For questions, email ODOTRecruitmentSH@odot.oregon.gov.

ODOT is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer



To apply for this job email your details to ODOTRecruitment@odot.oregon.gov

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