The City of Beaverton Public Works - Engineering Division is excited to announce an open position for a Project Engineer with a Utility Engineering focus.
Are you friendly, helpful, smart, diligent and eager to work on a variety of projects and programs with a supportive and proactive team? Do you possess a robust project management skillset along with a customer service mindset? If this sounds like you, the Project Engineer may be just the opportunity for you!
Public Works - Engineering plays an integral role in helping the city achieve its visioning goals. We are responsible for the delivery of quality, timely and cost-effective public infrastructure for the city, including streets, sidewalks and trails; water, sewer, stormwater and other city projects as needed. In this position, the incumbent will perform a variety of engineering program and project management duties requiring expertise in the area of professional civil engineering. Practicing engineering and performing duties as defined by State law, ORS 672.005(1) and OAR 820-005-0001 respectively, are essential to perform or direct the variety of engineering activities in this role. Finally, the incumbent will provide official Professional Engineer (PE) stamp approval for project work.
This is an exempt Management 2 classified position. The classification of this position is Project Engineer 1. There is one vacancy.
**A cover letter and resume is required with your job application submission. **
Please note: Grammar and writing skills will be evaluated during the application screening process. Only required or requested documents are guaranteed to be considered.
Applications will first be reviewed the week of July 26, 2021 and the job posting will either be closed that week and/or remain open until the position is filled.
Depending upon assignment, the incumbent may perform a combination of some or all of the following duties:
An ideal candidate will be a great communicator who can handle a variety of challenging projects while staying on track with schedules and adhering to budgets. They also will have knowledge of practices and principles of civil engineering and laws and regulations managing public engineering projects. The person in this role will need to be comfortable working with a diverse team of professionals, skilled at building consensus and able to maintain effective working relationships with employees, contractors, other agencies, public officials and the general public.
Beaverton is a diverse city, boasting a large population of qualified persons, including women, veterans, Black, Indigenous and people of color, persons with disabilities, generational groups, persons who speak many languages and are of diverse national origins.
It is widely stated—and supported by studies—that candidates, especially women, are less likely to apply for a job unless they believe they meet 100% of the hiring criteria. The city’s talent acquisition goals include hiring the candidate who is best able to meet the performance objectives of the role. We therefore encourage persons with non-traditional skill sets and experiences to apply, even if you believe you do not meet 100% of the qualifications and hiring criteria described.
Salary Range: $6,565.64 - $8799.51 monthly
Starting salary will be determined depending on relevant work experience as outlined in the Equal Pay Act. New hires who meet minimum requirements will start at step one. Higher steps may be offered to those who have additional years of directly related experience to the position.
The city pays the full retirement contribution to PERS; provides employees with an opportunity to participate in a deferred compensation retirement plan; makes available a public service loan forgiveness program and tuition reimbursement program; and offers excellent health, dental, vision and life insurance coverage.
For more information about the Job Application Process and to review the City of Beaverton's Statement of Nondiscrimination, please follow this link to the Selection Statement.