The City of Beaverton is seeking an Engineering Technician 3 to be part of the Capital Improvement Plan project team. This position will primarily be responsible for construction inspection as a part of the City’s Public Works Engineering Division, a team that works to deliver quality, timely, and cost-effective public infrastructure for Beaverton. Engineering Technicians work closely with licensed engineers on water, storm, sewer, street, sidewalk, and trail projects.
This is an excellent growth opportunity for a highly engaged Engineering Technician to learn the principles and practices of civil engineering. This position requires problem-solving and excellent communication skills, and a willingness to be challenged and collaborate with others both internally and externally in the division. The position is a combination of work in both construction and office environments.
This is a non-exempt, SEIU-classified position. This classification of this position is Engineering Technician 3. There is one vacancy.
Associate’s degree in in civil engineering technology or related fields and 5 years of experience in engineering or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience enabling the incumbent to perform the essential functions of the position
Valid driver’s license and ability to meet the city’s driving standards.
Ability to pass reference checks, a degree verification check and satisfy the requirements of a background check.
THE IDEAL CANDIDATE IS:
Self-motivated and organized.
Detail-oriented, with experience guiding customers through regulations and procedures.
A thoughtful communicator verbally, visually, and in writing.
A problem solver that who understands the “big picture” while being attuned to technical details.
Is familiar with the principles and practices of civil engineering and construction management at the city, county, regional and state level.
Possesses strong interpersonal skills to work with a wide variety of people, including historically underrepresented communities.
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.