OREGON DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Announcement: ODOT18-2486oc
Highway Region 3 - Geo/Hydro Unit Project Geologist 1 - Professional Geologist 1 Roseburg
Bring your geological expertise to ODOT!
The primary purpose of this role is to provide all necessary geologic information and guidance on ODOT projects. This includes develop, oversee, interpret, and report on geologic investigations and geologic hazards for transportation related projects in the exciting and complex geology of southwestern Oregon. Duties include emergency geologic hazard response, subsurface investigations, analysis, and design for infrastructure, modelling (slope stability, kinematic analysis, rockfall, etc.), quarry management, and more. Position will work as part of the geology group often in collaboration with geotechnical engineers. An essential function of the position will be to coordinate with project managers, maintenance personnel, construction group, planners, contractors, consulting firms, and other federal, state, county, and city agencies.
Minimum Qualifications: A Registered Geologist (RG) license from the Oregon State Board of Geologist Examiners.
Special Qualifications: Driving is an essential function of this position. A valid driver license and an acceptable driving record are required for this position. We will conduct pre-employment driving records checks on our final candidate(s). Preferred 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.
Knowledge, skills, training, and experience with the above duties and responsibilities.
About Oregon Department of Transportation
The Oregon Department of Transportation began life in 1913 when the Oregon Legislature created the Oregon Highway Commission to "get Oregon out of the mud." Today, the Oregon Department of Transportation works to provide a safe, efficient transportation system that supports economic opportunity and livable communities for Oregonians. We develop programs related to Oregon’s system of highways, roads, and bridges; railways; public transportation services; transportation safety programs; driver and vehicle licensing; and motor carrier regulation.