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Consultant Project Manager

Oregon Department of Transportation
Salem, Oregon 97301
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Announcement: ODOT18-2660oc
Consultant Project Manager – Professional Engineer 2
Highway Division – Region 2

Corvallis or Salem
Are you an experienced professional engineer who wants to play a key role in implementing Oregon's innovative and exciting transportation initiatives? Join us at ODOT – one of the nation's most ambitious and progressive departments of transportation – as a consultant project manager. Depending on the final candidate's preference, this position can be in either Corvallis or Salem.
Consultant project managers (CPM) are responsible for:
  • Directing all activities necessary in the development of outsourced transportation projects.
  • Administering contracts for design and/or construction of highly complex highways.
  • Managing consultant engineering teams - ensuring design packages are delivered on schedule and within budget.
  • Identifying and managing project risk and ensuring project standards are met.
  • Using change management processes to obtain commitments, resolutions, and agreements on critical project issues.
CPMs function as organizational experts in project scoping, consultant selection, management of construction, contract interpretation, and claims management.

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.

Additional Details:
The successful candidate will become part of the state's management team.
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Provide oversight of ODOT retained consultants who provide design, inspection, and contract administration. This may include:
    • Managing consultants.
    • Managing the design and/or construction of projects within scope, schedule and budget.
    • Ensuring compliance with design standards and standards specifications.
    • Providing field-engineering decisions required to construct the project.
    • Resolving contract disputes pertaining to scope, schedule, and budget.
 Please click here for a full list of duties and responsibilities.
Desired Attributes/Application Scoring Criteria: In addition to your related work experience and education, we will use the attributes below to determine whom to interview. You are not required to have all of these attributes, but please make sure that the ones you do have are clearly demonstrated in your application materials. Your application materials may be graded on spelling, grammar, punctuation, and presentation.
  • Experience managing multiple transportation projects from preliminary design through construction.
  • Experience negotiating and/or administering complex contracts.
  • Multi-modal transportation engineering experience.
Working Conditions:
  • Responsible for highly visible projects with tight time schedules and limited resources.
  • Long hours may be required, including some evenings.
  • May face politically sensitive or confrontational situations with members of the public, local officials, and internal and external stakeholders.
  • Frequent work outside at project sites – may be exposed to traffic hazards, construction equipment, hazardous terrain, and/or inclement weather.

Learn More and Apply!

This recruitment closes at 11:59 p.m. on Tuesday, September 25, 2018.

Click here to learn more and to apply! Please note that we can only accept applications and/or resumes through our website.

For questions about the job announcement or online application, please call 503-986-7146 or email odotrecruitmentEM@odot.state.or.us.

ODOT is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. 


Minimum Qualifications:
A valid professional engineer's (PE) license in civil, structural, or transportation-related engineering and three (3) years of journey level professional engineer experience.

Note: If registered in another state, successful applicants will be required to obtain professional registration in the state of Oregon within six months of hire.
Special Qualifications:
Driving is an essential function of this position. A valid driver license and an acceptable driving record are required for this position. We will conduct pre-employment driving records checks on our final candidate(s).


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