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Senior Urban Design Engineer

By May 19, 2023

Oregon Department of Transportation

Professional Engineer 2 – Senior Urban Design Engineer
Oregon Department of Transportation
Delivery & Operations Division – Engineering & Technical Services Branch
Traffic-Roadway Section / Roadway Engineering Unit

Salary Range: $7,015 – $10,883

The role: 

Our Roadway Engineering Unit is recruiting for a senior urban design engineer! In this role, you will use your expertise to help develop and manage the designs of highway systems within the beautiful state of Oregon. You will work closely with state and national associations to help implement the latest research and advances in urban roadway design. Apply today to join our team and make a difference while working at an award-winning agency with excellent benefits.

We encourage people from all backgrounds to apply for our positions and hope you will join us on our path to diversity, equity, and inclusion. We are an agency that embraces social equity through our values, strategic planning, and actions. Leaning into our equity priorities means we continually examine what we do, the impact we have, and our progress toward weaving social equity into who we are. To learn more about our social equity commitments, visit our Social Equity website.

A day in the life:

  • Be an expert engineer for design crews and consultant engineers, providing guidance for unique and unusual engineering problems.
  • Serve as statewide expert in traffic calming techniques and context sensitive design including performance-based practical design.
  • Serve as advisor to management on complex issues involving roadway design, and operations in areas such as design standards, interchanges, roadway materials or features, or other specialized engineering areas.
  • Provide documentation and testimony as an expert witness for the agency or as requested by other agencies or the private sector.
  • Develop and implement training programs on methods, procedures, and theory in specialized engineering areas.
  • Research and develop new design concepts; evaluate innovative methods for application to agency projects and new engineering techniques, materials and/or processes.
  • Represent the agency on professional committees, American Association of State Highway Transportation Officials (AASHTO) sub-committees and other national groups
  • Work in an office environment with hybrid work options available and occasional field trips throughout the state required.
  • To request a copy of the position description, which includes all duties and working conditions, please email ODOTRecruitment@odot.oregon.gov.

What we need:

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.

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. 

  • Highly developed professional engineering knowledge and extensive experience in roadway design.
  • Experience developing design guidance and policies.
  • Experience representing the agency or organization to other agencies, academics, or in regards to legal matters.
  • Knowledge and experience with CAD and specialty design software like AutoTURN and TORUS.

Learn more and apply:

Our next application screening is scheduled for 8 a.m. on Tuesday, May 30, 2023. 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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