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Bridge Engineering Assistant

By April 1, 2024
  • Full Time
  • Salem, OR


Associate in Engineering 2 – Bridge Engineering Assistant
Oregon Department of Transportation
Delivery & Operations Division – Engineering & Technical Services Branch
Bridge Engineering Section

Salary Range: $5,061 – $7,845 / monthly

The role: 

Our Bridge Engineering Section is recruiting for two bridge engineering assistants to join our team! One position will work in our Bridge Operations Unit and one position will work in our Bridge Preservation Unit.

This role is a great all-around introduction to the work that Bridge Section does. Working as a bridge engineering assistant offers the opportunity to experience inspection, inventory, planning, and design for bridges and related structures. You will get to experience all parts of our section’s mission statement: “In support of a safe and reliable multimodal transportation system, Bridge Engineering Section strives to improve and maintain an inventory of bridges and structures, through active asset management, project delivery and technical expertise.”

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:

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. 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 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.

  • One year of experience applying professional engineering theory, principles and methods in civil or structural design.
  • Experience designing simple to moderately-complex bridge or structures.
  • Experience performing bridge condition inspection or bridge construction inspection.
  • Experience performing work at heights greater than 100 feet.
  • Experience working in or around non-permit required confined spaces.
  • Experience working outdoors.

How to apply:

This recruitment will remain open until filled. Our next application screening is scheduled for 9 a.m. on Monday, 04/15/2024, 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 received 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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