Applications for the position of Project Engineer are being accepted until July 22, 2019 at 11:59 pm
In order to be considered for this position, please submit an online application at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/marion
The Project Engineer defines and coordinates work activities on assigned engineering projects, including development and construction for Capital Improvement projects within the county and outside-funded improvement projects; plans, organizes, manages, implements, evaluates, and participates in assigned projects from inception to completion. This position monitors performance against project goals and objectives to ensure positive project results; investigates field problems and prepares progress reports; provides technical project coordination and related duties.
Job Duties Include:
Performs preliminary and final engineering design.
Makes cost estimates and prepares plans and specifications for public works improvement projects.
Performs hydraulic and hydrologic calculations.
Produces preliminary, advances and final engineering drawings using computer aided drafting (CAD).
Delivers federally funded projects in conformance with pertinent rules and requirements.
Functions as project manager.
Provides construction engineering services for capital and maintenance projects.
Functions as the District Engineer for stormwater and sanitary sewer districts administered by Marion County.
Studies and attempts to solve problems pertaining to drainage, roadway, and related problems.
Assists other sections and divisions through the reviews of land use applications for conformance to county standards, miscellaneous draining problems, and other issues.
Acts as a lead worker and team leader.
Experience and Training
A valid Professional Engineer's (PE) license in Civil Engineering or a closed related engineering license; AND
Two (2) years of post PE professional-level engineering experience in civil design; OR
Any satisfactory equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience relevant to the position.
Registration as, or obtain within 6 months of hire, an Oregon Professional Engineer (PE) in Civil Engineering or a closed related professional engineering license.
Additional Salary Information: Benefits Package
Internal Number: 357-2019-1
About Marion County, Oregon
Marion County is an Equal Opportunity Employer in the Mid-Willamette Valley. Located south of the Portland metropolitan area, Marion County stretches from the Willamette River to the Cascade Mountains encompassing nearly 1,200 square miles. Most of its population of 315,900 can reach the Pacific beaches in under two hours.
Marion County has 20 cities, including the State Capital, Salem. It is the largest producer of agriculture among Oregon's 36 counties. Marion County's economy is also based on government, with 38 of the largest state agencies based here, and on education as the site of Willamette University, Chemeketa Community College, and Corban University.
The county mission is to provide leadership on critical public policy issues, ensure fiscal accountability, and promote citizen empowerment to enhance the health, safety and livability of our communities.