State Pavement Services Engineer Unit Manager-Construction

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Salem, OR, United States

Phone: 5039317109
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State Pavement Services Engineer Unit Manager-Construction


Salem, OR 



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Engineering Manager 3 – State Pavement Services Engineer Unit Manager-Construction
Oregon Department of Transportation
Delivery & Operations Division – Statewide Project Delivery Branch
Construction Section / Pavement Services Unit

Salary Range: $8,561 - $13,242
The role:  
We are seeking an experienced engineer to manage our statewide pavement program. You will direct the program, set priorities, and administer the program budget while managing a team of technical staff, contractors and consultants. Bring your skills and talent to help us ensure the safety of Oregon highways for our multi-modal transportation system and the traveling public. Apply today!
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:
  • Provides technical consultation, expert advice, quality assurance and quality control for projects administered by Pavement Services.
  • Directs and guides unit employees and other personnel in pavement design, materials, construction, and maintenance.
  • Serves as primary liaison between the State and pavement construction industry. Coordinates state practices and industry standards.
  • Champions specification compliance for statewide pavement consistency and uniformity.
  • Directs and provides technical expertise and business management for outsourced pavement design, construction, and asset management work.
  • Ensures design modifications are communicated to State and industry design teams. Review construction procedures with Regions and Resident Engineers, resolve problems and recommend corrections or improvements in methods and procedures.
  • Coordinates, and ensures ODOT’s Quality Assurance program is advanced to improve the quality of materials and workmanship incorporated into the construction of pavements.
  • Manages the Interstate Maintenance and several other program budgets for the maintenance and preservation of pavements.
  • Develops, reviews, and approves project charters, change requests and requests for funding and seeks input /approval from statewide pavement committee as necessary.
  • Maintains national and industry presence for the State in the areas of pavement design, materials, construction, and maintenance.
  • Occasional hybrid/remote work may be available.
  • 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 Salem, 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 professional registration within six months of hire.
Seven years of supervision, management, or progressively related experience.
Four years of related experience and a bachelor’s degree in a related field.
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.  
  • Requires highly developed professional engineering knowledge and extensive experience related to pavement construction and materials.
  • Requires current registration as an Oregon Professional Engineer (PE) in civil or structural engineering.
  • Extensive knowledge of engineering management, including planning, organizing, directing, motivating, controlling, and decision making.
  • General knowledge of financial management as it relates to the unit and section budgets.
  • Skill in supervising, including planning, assigning, and leading work.
 Learn more and apply: 
This recruitment closes at 11:59 p.m. on Thursday, February 23, 2023. 
Click here to learn more and apply! Please note that we can only accept applications through our website. 
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ODOT is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer