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Erosion and Sediment Control Manager Certification

This course is part of the Oregon Department of Transportation's strategy to improve statewide consistency in carrying out Oregon's highway construction program.

What does this course cover?

The goal of the Erosion and Sediment Control Manager Certification (ESCM) course is to provide individuals with practical knowledge and standard industry practices for performing erosion and sediment control management activities on ODOT projects. This course will equip ESC managers to exercise their responsibility in verifying compliance with project requirements as well as ODOT Standard Specification 00280.30 and federal mandates. This course will not cover the Oregon DEQ 1200-C permit.

Who should take this course?

The Erosion and Sediment Control Manager Certification is targeted to our contractor audience and only valid on ODOT projects with our DEQ 1200-CA permit. It is not valid for DEQ 1200-C permitted projects which may include local agencies, municipalities, private businesses, etc. For the agency-side inspection of the erosion and sediment controls management and plan, it is highly recommended that the inspector take the Environmental Construction Inspector Certification course.

Certified persons must understand their responsibility to ensure compliance with contract documents and permit requirements.

For erosion and sediment control resources, visit ODOT Geo-Environmental Erosion and Sediment.

How long is the certification valid?

This certification is valid for three years with successful passing of the course exam.

Interested in this course?

Email the Construction Training Team

What is needed for this course?

Required Tools

  • Calculator
  • Oregon Standard Specifications book, current edition
  • Pen and paper for taking notes and performing in-class exercises

Course Manual

Erosion and Sediment Control Manager Manual, full version (102.7 MB)

Individual units may be printed in color. You may use your pdf search to navigate within this manual.

Order Course Materials

Manual Purchase Form - if you would prefer not to print course documents, materials are available to purchase.

Contact the Construction Section

800 Airport Road SE
Salem, Oregon 97301

Program Contact

Barbara Harriman - Construction Training Program Analyst

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