Job Detail

Organization: Oregon Department of Transportation
Title: Transportation Asset Specialist (Under-fill option)
Location: Salem, OR USA

Posted: 2021-06-10
Application Deadline:

Position Description:

Engineering Specialist 2 Ė Transportation Asset Specialist (Under-fill option)
Oregon Department of Transportation
Policy, Data & Analysis Division Ė Road Inventory & Classification Services

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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 our team and operate the state highway video vehicle to capture footage for ODOTís Digital Video Log program. You will travel all over the beautiful state of Oregon and process video images and road asset data. If youíre looking for a unique way to put your engineering skills to work, apply today!

Our first application screening is scheduled for Thursday, June 17 at 8:00 a.m. We encourage interested applicants not to delay in applying.

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:

Maintain data in ODOTís TransInfo road asset database.

Make basic engineering computations and research plans to determine various data elements.

Recommend changes to highway milepoint equations, numbering of interchange ramps and new highway alignments.

Translate and enter construction plans and other data into TransInfo.

Operate a state-owned vehicle and record video and still images of road segments according to program production schedules.

Edit and produce a library of footage from the field, ensuring accuracy and technical quality.

Prepare special video segments for use in legal proceedings.

Must be able to drive, walk, climb a ladder, stand, bend, stoop and sit for extended periods of time and lift up to 60 pounds.

From approximately May 1 through September, you will be planning weekly trips around the state to collect Digital Video Log data. You will travel away from Salem 2 or 3 weeks per month, with overnight stays throughout the state Monday-Thursday. Weekend work required on rare occasions.

Work in a vehicle, operating a computer tablet and video equipment while vehicle is in motion. This work will take place on a varying network of highways, in varying conditions, throughout the state.

When not in the field, work in a typical office or telework environment helping to maintain a wide array of the unitís data products.

To request a copy of the position description, which includes all duties and working conditions, please email [email protected]

Whatís 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.

Travel throughout Oregon and get to visit parts of the state few see. If waking up in Bend and road tripping to Wallowa Lake sounds like a fun day at work, this is a position for you.

Live, work and play in Salem, Oregon!

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What we need:

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


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.


An equivalent combination of education and experience.

Note: If you are currently a transportation maintenance specialist 2 (TMS2) or have been one in the past, in addition to your completed application, please attach section three of your TMS2 position description to receive full credit for your related work. If your experience includes work in multiple maintenance disciplines (e.g. highway, sign, bridge, striping or landscape) please attach section three of the position description for each of the relevant disciplines.

Under-fill option: The goal of this recruitment is to fill this position at an engineering specialist 2 level. However, we encourage candidates who meet the minimum qualifications for an engineering specialist 1 ($2,759 - $4,241) to apply, as we may consider under-filling the position until the selected candidate meets the minimum qualifications for an engineering specialist 1. Under-fill training will not exceed three years.

What we need for an engineering specialist 1 under-fill:

Eighteen months of experience directly related to engineering;


An Associate's degree in Engineering Technology from a community college or technical school;


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.

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Need help?

For questions, call 971-345-1967 or email [email protected]

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