Announcement: ODOT17-1630oc Project Manager – Professional Engineer 2 Highway Division – Region 2 Salem
We are recruiting for a project manager. The primary purpose of this position is to supervise and manage ODOT's role in the delivery of multi-million dollar transportation construction projects. The project manager is responsible for the contract administration of Commission Services construction contracts. This person also represents the engineer on the project and has the authority to enforce the provisions of the contract.
Project managers oversee a staff of engineers, technicians, surveyors, and clerical personnel who assist in the project manager's role as the contract administrator of ODOT construction contracts, as well as the construction management experts for the agency.
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.
Additional Details: The successful candidate will become part of the state's management team.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Administer construction contracts and ensure contract deliverables are completed on time and according to specifications.
Review staging plans and traffic control plans for compliance with restrictions.
Hold meetings with contractors, consultants, and/or multiple stakeholders.
Supervise and approve monthly contractor/vendor progress payments.
Negotiate and approve contract changes.
Help resolve contract and entitlement disputes.
Manage the project's fiscal budgets and cash flow.
Conduct site visits and perform field inspections.
Make presentations at public meetings and interact with stakeholders, local property owners, local government officials, and members of the media.
Monitor vendor compliance with environmental permits.
Minimize the impact on the traveling public, adjacent property, and local community.
Manage the project for the safety of all project personnel and members of the public.
Represent management in the development of outsourcing contracts for complex highway construction projects; participate in vendor selection.
Supervise the workforce - including scheduling and assigning and accepting the work of construction and surveying staff.
Supervise ODOT employees, including workforce planning and management.
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: If registered in another state, successful applicants will be required to obtain comity within six months of hire.
Special Qualifications: Driving is an essential function of this position. A valid driver license and an acceptable driving record are required for this position. We will conduct pre-employment driving records checks on our final candidate(s).
Preferred Attributes/Application Scoring Criteria: In addition to your related work experience and education, we will use the attributes below to determine whom to interview. You are not required to have all of these attributes, but please make sure that the ones you do have are clearly demonstrated in your application materials. Your application materials may be graded on spelling, grammar, punctuation, and presentation.
Significant experience in roadway engineering on public infrastructure projects.
Successful experience in construction engineering, managing contracts, and working with contractors to negotiate conflict resolution.
Ability to effectively partner with project stakeholders and communities to ensure successful completion of construction projects that balance various transportation modes and users' needs.
Experience managing, coaching, and leading represented staff and working within the bounds of a collective bargaining agreement.
Work is conducted in both an office and field environment.
Frequent travel required to local and remote construction sites.
Workload includes managing multiple projects with multiple contractors and consultants, complicated by projects having concurrent and/or conflicting time requirements.
Workload frequently requires being on call 24 hours/day, 7 days/week (including holidays).
Work occasionally includes confrontational situations with contractors/consultants and the public.
Field work involves exposure to hazards of traffic, noise, hazardous terrain, inclement weather, and construction equipment.
This recruitment closes at 11:59 p.m. on November 21, 2017. Apply today! Please click the link provided in the announcement to learn more or to apply. Please note that we cannot accept resumes and/or applications through this website - please visit www.odotjobs.com and search for job posting ODOT17-1630oc.
For questions about the job announcement or online application, please call 503-986-7146 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
ODOT is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.
The Oregon Department of Transportation began life in 1913 when the Oregon Legislature created the Oregon Highway Commission to "get Oregon out of the mud." Today, the Oregon Department of Transportation works to provide a safe, efficient transportation system that supports economic opportunity and livable communities for Oregonians. We develop programs related to Oregon’s system of highways, road...s, and bridges; railways; public transportation services; transportation safety programs; driver and vehicle licensing; and motor carrier regulation.