Announcement: ODOT18-2494oc Senior Construction Coordinator – Civil Engineering Specialist 3 Highway – Region 3 White City
Engineer your future with ODOT! ODOT is currently recruiting for a senior construction coordinator to assist the project manager and the assistant project manager administer construction contracts and support development of design projects.
The primary purpose of this position is to have overall responsibility for the construction inspection and documentation of multiple complex construction projects. As the senior construction coordinator you will assist in providing oversight of Contract Administration functions for all projects and ensures quality, quantity, and labor compliance documentation is accurate and submitted in a timely manner. This position will also have overall responsibility for the administration of small-to-moderately sized construction contracts under the oversight of the Project Manager.
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.
Open Until Filled: This recruitment will remain open until filled. Our next application screening is scheduled for October 29th, 2018 at 8:30 am and 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.
Representation: This position is represented by the Association of Engineering Employees of Oregon (AEE).
Duties & Responsibilities:
Coordinate inspection activities on multiple projects.
Assist the project manager (PM) to schedule and utilize personnel resources in the most effective manner.
Perform inspection duties regularly or as needed on the largest and most complex projects.
Monitor contractor schedules and forecast inspection personnel resource needs.
Monitor project safety procedures and methods.
Coordinate fleet maintenance for the crew and assist with asset inventories.
Lead, train, and mentor inspectors, interns and trainees.
Review utility relocation plans and coordinate relocation with the ODOT Region Utility Specialist, ODOT District permits staff, and utility representatives.
Work directly with impacted local jurisdictions, property owners and businesses for resolution of project issues.
Coordinate final inspection on projects.
Lead a team of project management personnel to ensure assigned projects are being constructed in accordance with contract requirements and established policies and procedures.
Occasionally perform duties of an Assistant Project Manager.
Review and respond to submittals, requests for information, schedules and all other information submitted by the contractor during construction.
Provide support to office contract administration for construction projects.
Minimum Qualifications: A bachelor's degree in civil engineering, surveying or transportation-related engineering and four years of civil or transportation-related engineering or surveying experience.
Seven years of civil or transportation-related engineering or surveying experience. Two years of this experience must have been independently planning and completing assignments in drafting, field or laboratory inspection, construction contract administration, surveying, materials testing, or traffic investigations.
An equivalent combination of education and experience.
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).
Desired 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.
Demonstrated leadership experience in working with diverse teams of employees.
Experience related to Transportation Engineering (Planning, Project Development, Design, Construction, Etc.)
Working knowledge or experience in administering and inspecting construction projects.
Excellent written and oral communications skills, as assessed in your application materials and interview.
Experience in leading and mentoring subordinates.
Regularly requires long hours, differing shifts, overnight travel and may be called out for emergencies any time, seven days a week, including holidays.
Regular contact with contractors and the public which can be aggressive at times.
Regularly exposed to extreme hazards of traffic and construction equipment, and adverse weather conditions including storms, snow, ice and rain.
Occasionally required to work above the ground or water on platforms or machinery with appropriate safety equipment.
Occasionally lifts 40-60 pounds.
Regularly spends more than half of their time in the field.
Learn More and Apply!
This recruitment is open until filled with a next application screening date of Monday, October 29, 2018.
Click here to learn more and to apply! Please note that we can only accept applications and/or resumes through our website.
For questions about the job announcement or online application, please call 503-378-5799.
ODOT is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.
Internal Number: ODOT18-2494oc
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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, roads, and bridges; railways; public transportation services; transportation safety programs; driver and vehicle licensing; and motor carrier regulation.