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Construction Inspector – Assistant Quality Control Compliance Specialist

By March 16, 2023

Oregon Department of Transportation

Engineering Specialist 3 – Construction Inspector – Assistant Quality Control Compliance Specialist
Oregon Department of Transportation
Delivery & Operations Division – Region 5
Construction Section / Quality Control Unit
La Grande

Salary Range: $4,103 – $6,364

The role:  

Do you have experience with highway construction? Do you have the desire to ensure the safety of our highways? We are seeking a construction inspector to help with quality control and enforcing contract compliance for our highways in region 5. Bring your skills and keep our highways safe. Apply now to join our team!

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:

·       Inspect materials and performance on moderate to high complexity construction projects.

·       Perform calculations to calculate project quantities.

·       Enforce contractor compliance to plans and specifications.

·       Submit and manage project documentation using a digital document management system.

·       Assist the QCCS in the administration of the Quality Assurance Program on transportation construction projects.

·       Review plans and specifications during project development.

·       Work as a member of a survey team, performing location, construction, and right of way surveying.

·       Record accurate field notes and project records.

·       Monitor safety issues and take appropriate action to mitigate.

·       Work is performed outdoors 50% or more of the time. Exposure to all types of weather. Long hours, including being on call 24 hours a day 7 days a week, are required. Considerable travel with overnight stays is required. Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds, climb ladders, and travers.

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:

Five and one-half years (66 months) of sub-professional engineering experience.


An associate degree in engineering technology from a recognized community college or technical school of engineering AND four years of experience directly related to engineering.


An equivalent combination of education and 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 inspecting highway construction projects.

·       Experience testing materials used to construct highway projects.

·       Ability to communicate effectively with contractors, technicians, and engineers.

·       Comfortable working long hours outdoors, including night shifts and weekends.

·       Experience reading and interpreting contract plans and specifications.

Learn more and apply:

This recruitment closes at 11:59 p.m. on Wednesday, April 5, 2023.

Click here to learn more and apply! Please note that we can only accept applications through our website.

Questions? Call 503-400-5327 or 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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