Hydraulic Designer

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Oregon Department of Transportation
OR, United States

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Hydraulic Designer


White City, OR 



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

The role:  
Join our team in Region 3 as a hydraulic designer! In this role, you will assist in designing moderately complex transportation related projects. You will be a region contact for water quality, roadway drainage, bridge hydraulics, culvert hydraulics and maintenance support. You will also analyze, design and recommend solutions for routine to moderately complex hydraulic programs related to highway construction and maintenance. Apply today!
Initial training for this position will require spending a portion of the time working out of White City upon hire. After the initial training period and based on the successful 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

A day in the life:
  • Perform routine to moderately complex water quality facility designs, hydraulic designs and stream restoration and stabilization designs.
  • Scope project sites and determine site hydrology.
  • Perform open channel hydraulic modeling and compose hydraulic reports.
  • Perform temporary water management designs to manage water during construction activities.
  • Provide assistance to maintenance by investigating drainage complaints, making written solution recommendations and reviewing drainage designs and water for development permits.
  • Coordinate work with regulatory agencies and other agency staff.
  • Provide peer reviews.
  • Respond to questions from the public, internal staff and other agencies.
  • Provide design support during project construction.
  • Provide assistance during maintenance emergencies.
  • Work is performed in an office and in the field and will require region wide travel, overnight travel, working in inclement weather and walking over rough terrain, in culverts and around construction equipment.
  • To request a copy of the position description, which includes all duties and working conditions, please email ODOTRecruitment@odot.oregon.gov.
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.
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.
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.  
  • Adaptability skills.
  • Results oriented.
  • Experience being customer focused.
  • Ability to think creatively and innovatively.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with other team members.
Learn more and apply:
Our first application screening is scheduled for 8 a.m. on Tuesday, October 18, 2022. We encourage interested applicants not to delay in applying.
Please note that we can only accept applications through our website.
Questions? Call 503-910-6372 or email ODOTRecruitmentCC@odot.oregon.gov.
ODOT is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer