Senior Inspector/Designer

Oregon Department of Transportation

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Department of Transportation

Salary Range

$4,306 – $6,680

Position Type


Position Title

Senior Inspector/Designer

Job Description

Associate in Engineering 1 – Senior Inspector/Designer

Oregon Department of Transportation

Delivery & Operations Division – Region 2



The Role

Join ODOT as a senior inspector/designer in Astoria, Oregon! In this position, you will function as a member of a crew of 10-15 employees to perform routine field, office and inspection technology work on various transportation and construction projects. You will oversee daily contract compliance, contract administration and contractor documentation. Apply today!

Area 1 of Region 2 within the Oregon Department of Transportation extends from the Columbia estuary to approximately Neskowin along US101 and up the Columbia River to Scappoose. This expansive area allows for a wide variety of transportation projects. Project such as bridge replacements, roadway preservation, intersection safety improvements and ADA upgrades modernize and increase safety for all residents and visitors of Oregon visiting the beautiful Oregon Coast. Stream channel restoration projects provide for improved salmon spawning habitat increasing the viability of our beautiful and natural habitat. All ODOT projects are rewarding as they give back to our local communities and the many visitors who choose to recreate and spend time among the many natural wonders of the Oregon Coast.

We encourage people from all backgrounds to apply for our positions and hope you will join us on our path to diversity, equity, and inclusion. We are an agency that embraces social equity through our values, strategic planning, and actions. Leaning into our equity priorities means we continually examine what we do, the impact we have, and our progress toward weaving social equity into who we are. To learn more about our social equity commitments, visit our Social Equity website.

If you are a current State of Oregon employee, you must apply through your employee Workday profile.

A Day In The Life

  • Read, understand and interpret the contract documentation and identify potential problems and work with others in their resolution.
  • Ensure construction work performed in accordance with the contract documents and inspect construction grade, materials and procedures.
  • Ensure contractors meet labor compliance specifications and standards.
  • Inspect construction materials and procedures and ensure that all required tests are performed and documented.
  • Prepare field inspection reports, daily progress reports and pay notes.
  • Perform detailed surveys using manual and electronic survey equipment, computers and software.
  • Responsible for design work related to construction projects.
  • Monitor project safety procedures and traffic control.
  • Drive a state vehicle to various project sites, meetings and other locations throughout the day; overnight stays may be required.
  • Work is performed primarily outdoors – working conditions include exposure to hazardous construction sites, heavy construction equipment, traffic and all weather conditions.
  • To request a copy of the position description, which includes all duties and working conditions.

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