February 2018

Benton County, Oregon, Seeks Civil Engineer

Salary $56,992.00 - $71,240.00 Annually

Job Number 18-021

This position is responsible for performing engineering project management duties that include planning, designing, and overseeing construction and maintenance of the county transportation systems, land development reviews, capital improvement projects, infrastructure design, specifications and cost estimates, contract engineering, and assistance with securing funds through grant programs. The person in this position will serve as the point of contact between the Public Works Department and the public/outside partner agencies with regard to projects, programs and/or concerns.

Essential Duties

Direct, prepare and review engineering and construction plans and drawings, surveys, and technical reports related to public facilities, including roads, bikeways, bridges, culverts, water, and sewer and drainage projects. 

Direct, prepare, and review specifications and contract documents, easements, or other documents for compliance with County, State, and Federal laws and regulations.

Adjust project scope and/or design to accomplish highest priority work within budget.

Perform and review engineering, drainage and floodplain analysis and calculations.

Prepare, review, and administer permits/programs required to comply with State and Federal laws.

Direct, prepare, and reviews engineer's estimates for project quantities and cost.

Write progress reports and project close-out documentation. Coordinates payments to contractors.

Serve as subject matter expert on major and minor engineering studies. Lead the work for Engineer Associates, Engineering/Survey technicians and student interns.

Identifies right-of-way needs.

Direct the collection, analysis, communication and management of data for grant applications and design.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in Engineering from an accredited college or university

5 years of progressively responsible professional experience in civil engineering

Valid Oregon Driver's License and an acceptable driving record

Must obtain Oregon Professional Engineer License within 6 months of hire

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