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ODOT Senior Inspector

Oregon Department of Transportation
White City, Oregon 97503
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The role:

Are you pursuing a career in engineering? Want to be involved in transportation projects that will have an impact for years and decades to come? As a project inspector, you will be responsible for ensuring contract compliance on construction projects, assisting in compiling office data, and leading or assisting with portions of the quality assurance program. If you are dependable and looking for a career with growth potential, ODOT wants you! Come join our team and experience our agency’s great culture.


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.

If you are a current State of Oregon employee, you must apply through your employee Workday profile.

A day in the life:

  • Coordinate inspection activities on construction projects to meet the needs of the contractor’s work schedule.
  • Assign and review inspection activities of subordinates assigned to projects.
  • Act as a coach, mentor and resource for other inspectors, surveyors and material testers.
  • Provide general oversight to assure contractor and DBE (Disadvantaged Business Enterprise) subcontractors meet requirements.
  • Prepare or direct preparation of quality test summary book, supporting documentation notebooks and installation notebooks.
  • Review and recommend any alterations or changes of contract plans and specifications as necessary.
  • Attend various meetings related to the project and interact with stakeholders to facilitate the best possible designs for improvements to Oregon’s transportation system.
  • Initiate, negotiate and draft proposed contract change orders.
  • Work in an office environment at a desk, drafting table or computer center. You also will work in around construction equipment on a daily basis.
  • Occasional travel and exposure to rough terrain, traffic and inclement weather is expected.

What’s in it for you:

  • Rewarding work in a fast-paced, creative environment.
  • Colleagues who are passionate about public service.
  • Work/life balance and 10 paid holidays a year, flexible work schedules and competitive benefits packages. Click here to visit our full benefits website.
  • Multi-modal ride sharing! Get There is Oregon’s easy-to-use carpool matching tool and trip planner that will get you where you need to go.
  • Live, work and play in Southern Oregon’s Rogue Valley!

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What we need:

  • A Bachelor's degree in Civil or Transportation-related Engineering; 


  • Completion of and passing score on the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) exam.


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

This recruitment closes at 11:59 p.m. on Wednesday, December 11, 2019.

For questions about the job announcement or online application, please call Wesley Dawn in recruitment at 503-378-6721 or email wesley.dawn@odot.state.or.us.

ODOT is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. 


Posted: 2019-11-20 Expires: 2019-12-20

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