Senior Drafter – Engineering Specialist 3
Highway Division – Region 3
Are you looking for an opportunity to expand your drafting and engineering knowledge and skills or to be involved in public transportation projects? Bring your expertise to ODOT's Region 3 team as a senior drafter that is responsible for drafting complex plans for roadway, bridge, traffic, geology and geotechnical disciplines.
Region 3 is responsible for project development, construction, improvement, maintenance and operation of the transportation system in southeastern Oregon.
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The goal of this recruitment is to fill this position at an engineering specialist 3 level. However, we encourage candidates who meet the minimum qualifications for an engineering specialist 2 ($3285 - $4855) to apply, as we may consider under-filling the position until the selected candidate meets the minimum qualifications for an engineering specialist 3 Under-fill training will not exceed three years.
This position is represented by the Association of Engineering Employees of Oregon (AEE).
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Duties & Responsibilities
Receive information and data from the designer to prepare the contract plans.
Draw the base sheet, alignment, existing features, and new construction.
Draw the profile for the new construction.
Fill in the pipe data sheet.
Draw all typical sections, details and tables.
Draw and design the temporary protection and direction of traffic plans and staging plans.
Draw erosion control plans.
Create profiles and geometry reports.
Draw striping plans and lay-out.
Work is performed in an office environment at a computer workstation.
Travel for occasional field scoping and inspection trips and frequent meetings throughout the region.
Qualifications, Required & Requested Skills
Engineering Specialist 3 minimum qualifications
An associate's degree in engineering technology from a recognized community college or technical school of engineering and four years of experience directly related to engineering; OR
Five and one-half years (66 months) of sub-professional engineering experience; OR
An equivalent combination of education and experience.
Engineering Specialist 2 minimum qualifications (Under-fill option)
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; OR
Three and one-half years (42 months) of sub-professional engineering experience; OR
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.
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.
Drafting experience for various disciplines (roadway, bridge, traffic, geology, geotechnical, and hydraulics).
Ability to keep organized with shifting priorities and deadlines.
Ability to build rapport in a team environment.
Ability to present complex information in a simplified manner.
We appreciate your interest in this position. To apply, please follow these steps.
Complete the application. We will not accept a resume or position description in place of a completed application. There is no need to attach a resume to your application. Because of the volume of applications we receive, we do not review any attachments that we do not ask for.
The work experience and/or education section of your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet all of the minimum and special qualifications listed above. If it does not, we are required to disqualify it.
Complete the supplemental questions.
Caution: If you fail to follow these instructions, we will have to disqualify your application. We cannot consider incomplete or late applications.
We will conduct criminal background checks on final candidates who are not current ODOT employees. All applicants are 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.
Eligible veterans who meet the qualifications will be given veterans' preference. To receive preference, veterans must attach appropriate documentation as outlined by the Department of Administrative Services at the following website: Veterans Resources. Please title your DD214 like this, "[Your Last Name] DD214" and your disability letter "[Your Last Name] Disability Letter." Veterans may also call the Oregon Department of Veterans' Affairs at 1-800-692-9666.
Note: DD214 member 1 copies do not contain character of service and cannot be used to verify veterans' preference eligibility. Please attach DD214 member 2 or 4.
ODOT does not offer VISA sponsorships. Within three days of hire, successful candidates will be required to complete the US Department of Homeland Security's I-9 form confirming authorization to work in the United States.
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Core benefitsMedical, vision and dental insurance Comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans for the employee and qualified family members $5,000 in employee basic life insuranceRetirement benefits
Membership in the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS)/Oregon Public Service Retirement Plan (OPSRP) Employer paid defined benefit and defined contribution programs**Effective November 1, 2016, SEIU represented employees who are Public Employee Retirement System (PERS) participating members will have their base salary increased by 6.95%. Upon becoming a PERS participating member, SEIU employees pay the employee 6% contribution to PERS.
Paid leaves and other benefits
Sick leave earned at the rate of 8 hours per a month with no maximum accumulation Vacation leave earned at a minimum rate of 8 hours per month with accrual rate increases at 5-year increments 24 hours personal leave earned each fiscal year Ten paid holidays a yearThe state also provides access to an innovative Employee Assistance Program that offers work-life counseling, along with homeowner, legal and family resources.
Term life (employee, spouse or domestic partner, and dependents Long-term and short-term disability Accidental Death and Dismemberment Long-term care (self and eligible family members) Flexible spending accounts Option to enroll in the Oregon Savings Growth Plan, a deferred compensation program offering a wide variety of investment options.
The following information describes typical benefits available for employees. Actual benefits received may differ by position or branch of government or be prorated for other than full time work.