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Senior Design Engineer

By April 1, 2024


Professional Engineer 2 – Senior Design Engineer
Oregon Department of Transportation
Interstate Bridge Replacement Program

Portland, Oregon | Vancouver, Washington

Salary Range: $7,471 – $11,590 / monthly

The role: 

Our Interstate Bridge Replacement Program (IBR) is recruiting for a senior design engineer! In this role, you will be the senior engineer and expert designer on a team of employees, designing and providing consulting and mentoring for the transportation design portion of contract development and plans for our program. Apply today!

IBR is a multimodal mega program jointly led by the State of Oregon and the State of Washington to address regional safety and mobility problems facing the I-5 highway system crossing over the Columbia River between Portland, Oregon and Vancouver, Washington. We are working with the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT), Tri-Met, CTRAN, regional partners, and the community to develop solutions for seismic resiliency, safety improvements, congestion reduction, reliable transit, active transportation and reliable movement of freight.

The person in this position will be a State of Oregon employee. This position is based in Portland, Oregon, and the work location will be at our joint office in Vancouver, Washington.

We encourage people from all backgrounds to apply for our positions. We hope you’ll join us on our path to increasing diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging through our values, commitments, strategies and actions.

Minimum qualifications:

A valid Professional Engineer’s (PE) license in civil, structural, or transportation-related engineering and three (3) years of journey level professional engineer experience.

Note: Three (3) years of journey level professional engineer experience is considered licensed experience only. If registered in another state, successful applicants will be required to obtain professional registration in Oregon within six months of hire.

What we’d like to see:

If you have these attributes, let us know in your application materials! It’s how we will choose whom to move forward! You do not need to have all these qualities to be eligible for this position. We may also use transferable skills, experience, education and alignment with ODOT values to help us decide who will move forward.

  • Experience working on roadway and highway design.
  • Experience with developing final plans sets (PS&E) and coordinating with construction.
  • Experience working with travel demand modeling, traffic and safety analysis, and traffic modeling and simulation.
  • Experience working as a team player on a multi-discipline, multi-agency program including the demonstrated ability to coordinate between various teams and agencies.
  • Experience working and leading tasks on a fast-paced and high-profile program.

How to apply:

This recruitment will remain open until filled. Our first application screening is scheduled for 8 a.m. on Monday, 4/22/2024, but we may close the announcement at any time after this date when we have received an adequate number of applications. We cannot guarantee that we will consider applications received after this screening date. We encourage interested applicants not to delay in applying.

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

For questions, call 971-273-8687 or email ODOTRecruitmentEM@odot.oregon.gov.

ODOT is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer

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

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