• American Public Works Association
  • $102,930.00 -194,740.00/year*
  • Terrebonne , OR
  • Government
  • Full-Time
  • 12589 NW Steelhead Rd

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Oregon Department of Transportation
Transportation Development Division
Active Transportation/Statewide Programs Section
Salem, Oregon

Application Deadline - 7/01/2019

The role:

Lead and implement compliance and oversight plans for the Local Public Agency (LPA) certification program.

In this role, you will have primary responsibility for the review of certified LPAs to ensure they continue to meet certification program requirements and remain in compliance with applicable state and federal laws related to federal-aid project delivery.

This position serves as a centralized technical resource for certified LPA project delivery; as such, the person in this position will lead and mentor other ODOT staff and LPA staff in program and project delivery compliance.

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:

  • Lead the compliance reviews of certified LPA program elements, federal-aid projects and self-audit process.
  • Ensure the collection of needed program and project documentation.
  • Develop and deliver compliance review findings reports and corrective actions plans.
  • Analyze compliance review data.
  • Develop and implement the certified LPA Compliance and Oversight Plan.
  • Prepare an annual risk assessment and annual analysis of assessments.
  • Develop, publish, and implement the annual certified LPA program and project review schedules.
  • Lead and work with internal subject matter resources on the development and implementation of program materials and overall compliance.
  • Develop and implement stakeholder internal and external engagement and communication plans.
  • Respond to public inquiries.
  • Partner with other agencies, governments and public interest groups.
  • Assist managers and resources in resolving various design and construction contract problems.
  • Lead the development and maintenance of program and project technical guidance documents.
  • Assist the Certification Program Office and Statewide Programs Unit with other program work.
  • Act as the project delivery subject matter resource for the Certification Program and Statewide Programs Unit.
  • The majority of work is in an office environment and sometimes at locations statewide.
    Some travel is required to attend meetings or site visits statewide, but mostly in the Portland Metro, Salem and Eugene areas.
    The work requires the daily use of a computer.
    Occasional exposure to antagonistic, aggressive and competitive personalities or adverse environmental conditions and heavy traffic.

    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 Salem, Oregon!
  • What we need:

    A bachelor's degree in civil engineering, surveying or transportation-related engineering AND
    Four (4) years of civil or transportation-related engineering or surveying experience.

    Seven (7) years of civil or transportation-related engineering or surveying experience.

    Two (2) years of this experience must have been independently planning and completing assignments in drafting, field or laboratory inspection, construction contract administration, surveying, materials testing or traffic investigations.


    An equivalent combination of education and experience.

    You will be required to use a vehicle to conduct business; you must possess and maintain a current, valid driver license and acceptable driving record.

    What we d like to see:

    If you have these qualities, be sure your application materials show them! It s how we will choose whom to move forward!

  • Record of accomplishment of successful transportation-related contract or project management.
  • Demonstrated ability to independently and thoroughly review data and make recommendations verbally and in writing.
  • Demonstrated knowledge, skills and ability to interpret United States Code, Code of Federal Regulations, Oregon Administrative Rules, Oregon Revised Statutes, the Local Agency Guidelines Manual and other reference guides.
  • Expert knowledge of the federal-aid project development and construction process.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop effective, collaborative working relationships with co-workers, federal and state government officials and external customers.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide technical advice and consultation to assist LPA officials, department staff, other state and federal agencies and various stakeholders concerning engineering design, construction engineering, federal-aid funding programs, state and federal policies and ODOT requirements.
  • How to apply:

  • If you are applying internally, through your employee Workday profile, complete the application/upload your resume.
  • If you are applying through the external job site, complete the application/upload your resume/drag and drop your resume (the system will parse your information into the application).
  • Attach a cover letter. Your cover letter must be limited to no more than two (2) pages and clearly demonstrate how your experience and training relates to the statements below. Please address your cover letter to Strategic Programming and Implementation Manager McGregor Lynde. Generic cover letters and/or cover letters that do not address the statements below will be graded as non-responsive. If you are an external applicant, you must upload in your cover letter in the Resume/CV section of the application.
  • 1. Describe your interest in this position and how your interest and experience will enable your success in the role.

    2. This position requires thorough review and analysis of data and information. Describe an experience where you had to make a recommendation based on your review and interpretation of that information.

    3. Describe your experience and approach to developing and monitoring corrective action plans or activities.

    4. Describe your experience and approach to developing effective, collaborative working relationships with customers, co-workers, and federal and state government officials.

  • Complete questionnaire.
  • After you submit your application, be sure to respond to the public records request authorization. This screen will come after you submit and will complete the process. If you are an employee, the PRR task will come to your Workday inbox.
    If you are a veteran, the task to claim preference will come after the PRR question. Please do not attach your DD214/DD215/civil service preference letter to your application. We will ask you for your documents later in the process.

    Need help?

    For questions, call 503-###-#### or email ...@odot.state.or.us.

    The fine print:

  • Warning! The system will timeout after 20 minutes of inactivity. You must submit your application after you begin the process. You cannot save your progress and come back to it later.
  • We may also use other factors to help us decide who will move forward, such as your related work experience, your education and the overall professionalism of your application materials.
  • If you are a veteran you may receive preference. Click here for more information about veterans preference. If you checked that you are a veteran, we will ask you for your documents later in the process.
  • We do not offer Visa sponsorships. If you are hired, you will be required to fill out the US Department of Homeland Security s I-9 form confirming you are able to work in the US.
  • Don t attach extra documents. We will only look at documents that we ask for.
  • We will conduct name-based criminal background checks on final candidates, not including current ODOT employees. All applicants may be subject to additional pre-employment check(s) such as driver license, LEDS (Law Enforcement Data System), and/or education verification as required for the position.
  • You will be represented by the Association of Engineering Employees of Oregon (AEE).
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    355 Capitol St NE

    Salem OR 97301-3871

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    * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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