Roadway Engineer

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Oregon Department of Transportation
Salem, OR, United States

Phone: 5037799733
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Roadway Engineer


Roseburg, OR 


$6,060 - $9,402

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Job Description:

Professional Engineer 1 – Roadway Engineer
Oregon Department of Transportation
Delivery & Division – Region 3
Technical Center/Roadway Engineering Unit

Salary Range: $6,060 - $9,402

The role:  

Apply today to be a roadway engineer in Roseburg! In this role, you will be a member of the design team responsible for the design and continuity of the roadway portion of contract plans for complex transportation projects. You will also play a vital part in supporting project design during construction.

Our first application screening is scheduled for 8:00 a.m. on Thursday, October 13, 2022. We encourage interested applicants not to delay in applying.

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

A day in the life:

  • Independently design and prepare the roadway portion of plans, special provisions and estimates for large or complex projects.

  • Consult with and coordinate project design and specification activities between the unit, other sections and agencies.

  • Provide technical support for the project manager during construction.

  • Provide grades, review contractor submittals and make recommendations on proposed design changes.

  • Coordinate, review and check field location data and preliminary designs for compliance with state and federal design standards.

  • Assemble plans and estimates from other units for design acceptance and preliminary plans.

  • Plan, assign, train and review the work of other designers in the preparation of contract plans.

  • Work with computer aided design technicians to produce base sheets, make revisions and produce final plans.

  • Represent the region roadway manager at staff meetings, technical meetings, public meetings and project development team meetings.

  • Work is performed in an office environment and requires attending frequent meetings throughout the region and occasional field scoping and inspection trips.

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

  • Live, work and play in Roseburg, Oregon!

What we need:

A valid professional engineer's (PE) license in civil, structural, or transportation-related engineering.

Note: If registered in another state, successful applicants will be required to obtain comity within six months of hire.

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.  

  • Working knowledge of field construction and location practices and principles.

  • Ability to apply advanced engineering judgement and engineering principles in the development of complex transportation projects.

  • Advanced knowledge in roadway design techniques used to produce plans for public infrastructure projects.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Working knowledge of roadway design and CAD software programs such as InRoads and MicroStation.

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

    Learn more and apply: 

    This recruitment closes at 11:59 p.m. on 10/13/22.   

    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