Roadway Designer

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Oregon Department of Transportation
Salem, OR, United States

Phone: 5037799733
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Roadway Designer


Salem, OR 


$4,607 - $7,145

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Job Description:

Associate in Engineering 2 – Roadway Designer
Oregon Department of Transportation
Delivery & Operations Division – Region 3
Technical Center/Roadway Engineering Unit
Roseburg or White City


This announcement has been revised to allow it to remain open until filled. The initial screening and selection process will begin at 8:00 a.m. on Monday, 08/01/2022. Interested candidates are encouraged to submit their application materials without delay as the announcement may be closed at any time without advance notice at the discretion of the agency.


The role: 


As a roadway designer, you will work as part of a team to design moderately complex highway transportation construction projects. Projects typically involve freeway safety and overlay, rural and urban arterial highways, major bridge replacement, city streets, county roads and more. Apply today!


Depending on the final candidate’s preference, this position will be located in either Roseburg or White City!


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


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


A day in the life:

  • Prepare and design the roadway portion of plans, special provisions and estimates in compliance with federal, state and local design standards.

  • Consult with and coordinate contract plan preparations with other units.

  • Review design alternatives to find benefits regarding public safety, project goals and cost savings.

  • Participate on project teams and provide technical guidance on project development.

  • Complete design and cost estimates.

  • Answer questions from other staff, the public and other agencies.

  • Provide design support during construction which includes design changes, reviewing materials submitted and three dimensional design information.

  • Present and implement approved team proposals and provide feedback during team meetings.

  • Remote work options available! Work is performed in a typical office environment with occasional field scoping, inspection trips and meetings throughout the region.

  • 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, remote work options, competitive benefits packages and so much more. Click here to learn about working at the Oregon Department of Transportation.


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What we need:

  • Completion of and passing score on the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) exam and one year of experience applying professional engineering theory, principles and methods.


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.  

  • Basic knowledge of field construction practices and principles.

  • Basic knowledge of roadway design techniques used to produce plans and drawings.

  • Working knowledge of InRoads and MicroStation software.

  • Effective written and verbal communication skills.

  • Experience building and developing working relationships with peers, colleagues and customers to achieve a common goal.


How to apply:

  • Before applying, click here to visit our applicant information website to learn more about our process.

  • Complete the following required steps:

    • Attach a resume. Your resume must include dates (MM/YYYY) for each employer. Please contact the recruiter under the ‘Need help?’ section if you have any questions about how to attach a document.

    • Complete questionnaire. Answer the checkbox-style questions before submitting your application.

  • After you submit your application, please respond to the public records request authorization and gender identity questionnaire. This screen will come after you submit and will complete the process. If you are an employee, the tasks will come to your Workday inbox.

  • If you are a veteran, you may receive preference. Click here for more information about veterans’ preference. The task to claim preference will come after the public records request and gender identity questionnaire tasks. Click here for a guide on how to upload your documents. For privacy reasons, please do not attach your DD214/DD215/civil service preference letter to your application or combine it with any other required document attachments.


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The fine print:

  • This recruitment will remain open until filled. Our first application screening is scheduled for 8:00 a.m. on Monday, 08/01/2022, but 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.

  • We may also use other factors to help us decide who will move forward, such as transferable skills, experience, education, and alignment with ODOT values.

  • We do not offer visa sponsorship. If you are hired, you will be required to fill out the US Department of Homeland Security’s I-9 form confirming you are able to work in the US. We are not an E-Verify participating employer.

  • Don’t attach extra documents. We will only look at documents that we ask for.

  • We may use this recruitment to fill multiple or future vacancies.

  • We will conduct name-based criminal background checks on final candidates, not including current ODOT employees. All applicants may be subject to additional pre-employment check(s) such as driver license, LEDS (Law Enforcement Data System), and/or education verification as required for the position.

  • You will be represented by the Association of Engineering Employees of Oregon (AEE).


Human Resources/Recruitment, MS12

355 Capitol St NE

Salem OR 97301-3871

Fax 503-986-3895


ODOT is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation or any other class protected by state or federal laws in admission or access to our programs, services, activities, hiring, and employment practices. Applicants with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation during the application process. For questions, concerns, or complaints regarding EEO/AA/ADA, contact 1-877-336-6368 (1-877-EEO-ODOT). This information can be made available in an alternative format by contacting ODOT Recruitment at 503-986-3700. Oregon Relay Service can be reached by calling 7-1-1.