Transportation Engineer 3, 20058503, 20072422 (180001CK)

ODOT -Division of Jobs and Commerce, Districts 5 & 6
Job Description
There are two positions available, but only one application is needed.
Acts as staff specialist in construction (i.e., develops & evaluates plans & criteria for variety of projects & activities to be carried out by others; assesses feasibility & soundness of proposed engineering designs, evaluation tests, products or equipment when necessary data is insufficient or confirmation by testing is advisable) &/or supervises staff engaged in construction activities (e.g., provides developmental opportunities, coaches staff to foster development, focuses on job satisfaction, assigns work, evaluates performance, recommends discipline if necessary, provides feedback, approves time off; reviews & approves goals & objectives proposed by staff; meets with staff to discuss/evaluate project priorities & progress towards short & long term goals; & utilizes quality principles & initiatives as a part of routine operations). Assists in development of section policy, budget preparation &/or long range planning & advises offices, consulting firms, Federal Highway Administration, local public agencies & others with projects/problems in assigned area of expertise. Directs work activities (e.g., bridge construction or repair, pipe installations, paving operation, concrete control, traffic control); trains employees for inspection & testing procedures & proper paper documentation for construction activities. Operates state vehicle to travel to & inspect project sites & progress, & provide technical assistance & guidance to inspectors.

Signs plans or engineering documents as registered professional engineer; interprets complex plans (e.g. multi-phase traffic signal design, major structure rehabilitation, ditch relocation, traffic control standards & guidelines, multi-lane resurfacing & lane resurfacing & lane additions & widening's) to provide effective implementation & ensure compliance & assist in resolving problems (e.g. plan interpretation, designer intent, utility relocation, property owner concerns, local government change requests progress & scheduling concerns, material approval & procedure submittals & approvals).

Investigates complaints, documents findings & assists with resolution; directs documentation of pay quantities, project records keeping, initiation of change orders, approval & sampling of materials incorporated in work; attends meetings & training sessions; during winter months, assists district office checking field documentation, finalizing projects & training construction staff.

Position designated Career Professional per Section 5501.20

 Licensed as registered professional engineer by Ohio State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers & Surveyors; 12 mos. exp. as Transportation Engineer 2, 85642; if assigned to operate a state vehicle to travel to & inspect project sites, must possess valid driver’s license.

-Or licensed as registered professional engineer by Ohio State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers & Surveyors; 12 mos. exp. as group or project leader providing work direction & training to engineering technicians &/or lower-level engineers or 12 mos. exp. in conducting engineering related research (i.e., conducting engineering related research only applies to staff specialist positions); if assigned to operate a state vehicle to travel to & inspect project sites, must possess valid driver’s license.

-Or equivalent of Minimum Class Qualifications For Employment noted above may be substituted for the experience required, but not for the mandated registration.
 Knowledge of civil engineering; public relations*; OSHA safety practices; employee training & development; supervisory principles & techniques*. Skill in use of computer, CADD & drafting equipment. Ability to comprehend & interpret variety of civil engineering principles, techniques, procedures, criteria, plans & specifications & related data; define problems, collect data, establish facts & draw valid engineering/technical conclusions; use statistical analysis; calculate fractions, decimals & percentages; cooperate with co-workers on group projects &/or establish friendly atmosphere as supervisor; handle routine & sensitive contacts with government officials, consulting firms/contractors & general public.

(*)Developed after employment.
Unless required by legislation, external candidates can expect to be paid at the lowest rate of the salary range associated with this position.  If this position is filled internally, the wage rate will be determined in accordance with the Ohio Revised Code. 

*Position may be assigned to various outposts/garages within assigned county.*
*Hours may vary based upon operational need.*
All new hires must serve a one (1) year probationary period.

This position is overtime exempt based on FLSA standards.
Background Check Information 
The final candidate selected for the position will be required to undergo a criminal background check.  Criminal convictions do not necessarily preclude an applicant from consideration for a position.  An individual assessment of an applicant’s prior criminal convictions will be made before excluding an applicant from consideration.
Primary Location: United States of America-OHIO-Delaware County
Work Locations: District 6 HQ, 400 E. Williams St.,  Delaware 43015
Organization: Transportation - District 06
Classified Indicator: Classified
Bargaining Unit / Exempt: Exempt
Schedule: Full-time
Work Hours: 07:30 AM To 04:30 PM
Compensation: $30.08
Unposting Date: May 25, 2018, 11:59:00 PM