Structural Designer

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Oregon Department of Transportation
OR, United States

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Associate in Engineering 2 – Structural Designer
Oregon Department of Transportation
Delivery & Operations Division – Engineering & Technical Services Branch
Bridge Engineering Section/Bridge Design Unit
Bend, La Grande or Roseburg

The role:  
We’re seeking a highly motivated structural designer to play a key role within our Bridge Engineering Section. In this role, you will make daily engineering decisions relating to structural integrity, public safety and economics when designing bridges and other transportation structures. This is an exciting opportunity for a highly creative and motivated professional who is looking to foster team growth to meet our bridge engineering goals. Apply today!
Depending on the final candidate’s preference, this position will be located in either Bend, La Grande or Roseburg!
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.
A day in the life:
  • Design simple to moderately complex bridges and other transportation related structures to solve engineering problems.
  • Provide structural analysis and design services for bridges and other transportation structures.
  • Provide technical guidance to regional bridge design teams and region personnel.
  • Perform quality practices as specified in the bridge design manual and bridge design work order.
  • Assist the structural design engineers to provide project scoping consultation to transportation project managers and scoping coordinators.
  • Assist the structural design engineers to help provide emergency response.
  • Occasionally work outside of normal work hours because of external damage to a bridge or structure.
  • Remote work options available! Work is typically performed in an office environment and may require being near fast moving traffic, moving around hazardous locations, working 20 feet or more above the ground and using safety equipment.
  • To request a copy of the position description, which includes all duties and working conditions, please email
What’s in it for you:
  • Work/life balance, 11 paid holidays a year, flexible work schedules, remove work options, competitive benefits packages and so much more. Click here to learn about working at the Oregon Department of Transportation.
What we need:
One (1) year of experience applying professional engineering theory, principles and methods and completion of and a passing score on the fundamentals of engineering (FE) exam.
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. 
  • Attended school in civil engineering with a structural emphasis.
  • Experience designing non bridge highway and transportation related structures (e.g., retaining walls, culverts, overhead sign supports).
  • Experience designing simple to moderately complex bridges.
Learn more and apply:
This recruitment closes at 11:59 p.m. on Monday, April 25, 2022.
Click here to learn more and apply! Please note that we can only accept applications through our website.
Questions? Call 503-910-6372 or email
ODOT is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer