Are you looking for the next step on your career path? If so, Come Lead with Us by joining Washington County's Department of Land Use and Transportation as a Senior Engineer!
The Operations and Maintenance (OPS) Division is currently recruiting for a Senior Engineer. This position is responsible for leading the division's technical elements of the project development group and providing engineering oversight for the maintenance of the road and bridge network, including ancillary features such as drainage, vegetation, and other related features. Typical projects and work performed by the OPS division includes asphalt surface overlays, replacement of drainage structures, replacement of pavement markings, repairs and upgrades to concrete appurtenances, as well as improvements related to minor road or bridge construction projects and maintenance of public transportation infrastructure.
In addition to designing projects and writing specifications, ideal candidates must also have project management skills associated with construction. This role requires a combination of field and office work to ensure projects and maintenance activities are in compliance with regulations, standards, and industry best practices. Additionally, this position provides administrative support associated with personnel, budgets, and policies.
The ideal incumbent will possess a balanced combination of supervisory, transportation design, construction, and project delivery experience. Candidates should be familiar with paving materials; the design, construction and/or maintenance of bridges; performing drainage analysis and design; and slope stability and retaining walls. In addition, candidates should be effective communicators on both technical and non-technical topics and have experience communicating with the public. Ideally, candidates will have experience working for or with a public agency.
Education and Experience
Bachelor's Degree in civil engineering, construction engineering management, surveying, or closely related field; AND
Six (6) years of transportation-related experience applying civil engineering theory, principles, and methods with an emphasis on maintenance, plan preparation and review, road and bridge construction, and/or design. One (1) year of this experience must have included team coordination or leadership.
Additional Licenses, Certificates, Physical Abilities and Specialty Requirements
Possession of a driver's license valid in the State of Oregon and have an acceptable driving record per Washington County policy.
Registration as a professional civil engineer with license to practice in the state of Oregon within six (6) months of appointment.
Internal Number: 2018-170
About Washington County
Washington County is located in Hillsboro, Oregon.