Junior Inspector/Surveyor - Portland

  • 25 Feb 2019 1:12 PM
    Message # 7186706
    PLSO Office (Administrator)

    Req-2201 – Portland
    Engineering Specialist 2 – Junior Inspector/Surveyor

    Oregon Department of Transportation
    Highway Division – Region 1
    Project Delivery


    The role:

    Bring your construction inspection experience to our Barlow Construction Office as a junior inspector/surveyor! In this important role, you will work at project sites inspecting work as it is performed to ensure contract compliance on construction projects. As a surveyor, you will provide surveying services in support of construction projects. Join us in keeping Oregon’s roadways safe! 


    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:

    • Review pre-award contract documentation for completeness and accuracy.
    • Inspect and monitor construction and reject work or material that does not meet contract requirements.
    • Represented ODOT in communications with the contractor, the public or other interested parties.
    • Monitor project safety procedures and methods.
    • Spot check survey stakes, grades, stations, locations and alignments.
    • Prepare and submit documentation and reports according to the contract requirements.
    • Collect survey field data and work on a survey crew performing preliminary and construction survey tasks.
    • Design and establish or re-establish horizontal and vertical control networks.
    • Monument ODOT right of way, centerlines and other property boundaries.
    • Prepare general daily progress reports for all work done in the field.
    • Work with inspectors and designers to resolve design/field situations.
    • Review, research and prepare data.
    • 50% or more of the work is performed outdoors.
    • Occasional travel required, including overnight stays.
    • This position requires long working hours, a flexible schedule and occasionally being on call 24 hours/day, seven days/week – including holidays.
    • For a complete list of working conditions, please click here to view the position description.


    What’s in it for you:

    • Rewarding work in a fast-paced, creative environment.
    • Colleagues who are passionate about public service.
    • Work/life balance and 10 paid holidays a year, flexible work schedules and competitive benefits packages. Click here to visit our full benefits website.
    • Live, work and play in Portland, Oregon!


    What we need:

    • An associate's degree in engineering technology from a community college or technical school of engineering and two years of experience directly related to engineering.


    • Three and one-half years (42 months) of sub-professional engineering experience.


    • An equivalent combination of education and experience.


    Additionally, driving is an essential function of this position. A valid driver license and an acceptable driving record are required for this position.

    What we’d like to see:

    If you have these qualities, let us know! It’s how we will choose whom to move forward!

    • Land surveying experience.
    • Construction inspection experience.
    • Experience in the skilled trades.
    • Materials testing experience.


    Learn More and Apply!

    This recruitment closes at midnight on March 6, 2019.


    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. 

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