22 days old

Project Coordinator

Oregon Department of Transportation
Portland, Oregon 97209
  • Job Code
  • Payrate
    $4,495 To $6,909 Monthly
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time
  • Shift
    1st Shift

Civil Engineering Specialist 2 – Project Coordinator
Oregon Department of Transportation
Delivery and Operations Division – Region 1
Technical Center


ODOT is following the direction of the Governor's Office to help slow and prevent the spread of COVID-19. Visit our COVID-19 webpage for more information.


The role: 

Join ODOT and support the technical center and project delivery managers with your engineering skills! This will involve tracking project schedules, managing risk, reviewing cost estimates, completing research and providing technical engineering support. 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.


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


A day in the life:

  • Track technical center risks; assess risk probability and document risk characteristics.

  • Maintain a list of products/projects and measure performance of the Tech Center

  • Track project, program and portfolio schedules/schedule risks.

  • Assist developing the necessary tools to perform program and portfolio Management

  • Do quality audits and report performance metrics for in-house and outsourced projects.

  • Create, maintain, and analyze Region 1 historical cost databases (PE, ROW, and Construction) with basis of estimate with corresponding variability/probability, and its corresponding basis of variability to improve cost estimating practice in the region.

  • Conduct lessons learned discussions with project teams to find ways to improve practices.

  • Track the status of design exceptions/deviations and traffic approvals.

  • Gather, investigate, and analyze data to prepare reports and presentations throughout product/project lifecycles.  

  • Identify equipment, software, tools, services and supplies needed by programs.

  • Work mostly in an office environment. May work in the field in physically demanding conditions.

  • Travel and occasional overtime, night or weekend work may be required.

  • To request a copy of the position description, which includes all duties and working conditions, please email ODOTRecruitment@odot.state.or.us.


What’s in it for you:

  • Work/life balance, 10 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 Portland, Oregon!


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What we need:

  • Five years of civil or transportation-related engineering or surveying experience. One year of this experience must have been independently planning and completing assignments.


  • A Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering, Surveying or Transportation-related Engineering and two years of civil or transportation-related engineering or surveying experience.


  • An equivalent combination of education and experience.

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.


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

This recruitment closes at 11:59 p.m. on Wednesday, July 21, 2021.

For questions about the job announcement or online application, please call 971-345-1967 or email wesley.dawn@odot.state.or.us.

ODOT is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. 

Salary Details

Depending on experience and education, with excellent government benefits. 


Posted: 2021-07-01 Expires: 2021-08-15

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