City of Wilsonville, Oregon - City Engineer

$94,961 - $128,182 yearly
  • Waldron
  • Wilsonville, OR, USA
  • Mar 21, 2020
Full time Engineering

Job Description

The City of Wilsonville is looking for a new City Engineer! This is an excellent opportunity for a career motivated individual to oversee the Engineering Division and provide responsible staff assistance to the Community Development Director. As a leader within Community Development, the City Engineer oversees, directs, and participates in activities and programs including but not limited to: public infrastructure capital improvement programs, engineering standards and specifications, short and long-range infrastructure planning, development, and administration.


The City Engineer is a passionate and forward-thinking leader who is known for inspiring others to do their best work. The ideal candidate is a distinguished people manager who invests in the growth and success of employees and sets a tone of camaraderie, support, and collaboration in the workplace. Thriving in a fast paced environment, the City Engineer is excited to contribute to a growing community and successfully execute on a variety of engineering projects. The ideal candidate is known as a creative problem solver with superior project management experience. They are well-versed in contemporary tools and practices that ensure excellent program management and outstanding project and service delivery. An understanding of transportation, water systems, progressive land-use planning, and appreciation for the environment and natural resources will add immediate value.


Six (6) years of increasingly responsible experience in professional engineering design, plan review, and project administration, including at least two (2) years of supervisory experience. Prior experience successfully managing a budget is critical. Advanced knowledge of civil and environmental engineering is essential. Expert project management skills including specific experience with a variety of public works projects is required. Demonstrated knowledge of the bidding process along with contract evaluation and administration is essential. Success requires an extensive professional background as well as skill in coordinating departmental work with other City departments, outside agencies, and the public.


Equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in civil engineering or a related engineering field required. A Professional Engineer license to practice in the State of Oregon or the ability to obtain Oregon registration within six months is required.

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