Job Posting: Project Engineer

Job Posting: Project Engineer

City of Beaverton, Oregon

Project Engineer

  • SALARY: $5,999.53 – $8,040.79 Monthly
  • CLOSING DATE: 11/06/17 04:30 PM


The Project Engineer I will perform a variety of engineering project management duties requiring expertise in the area of professional civil engineering and capital improvement projects, with a primary emphasis on water capital improvement projects.

NOTE: This position is Open Until Filled; First Review Date November 6, 2017.



  • Design and/or manage engineering consultants to successfully deliver water capital improvement projects (new, rehabilitation of existing waterlines, pump stations and reservoirs)
  • May also design and manage street, storm, sanitary sewer, and other capital improvement projects administered by the Capital Projects Engineering group.
  • Perform professional civil engineering calculations and design work for various project components.
  • May perform primary review for city-permitted privately-funded public works projects prior to submittal for design reviews.
  • Ensure completeness and accuracy prior to the bidding process and construction contract execution.
  • Coordinate with other internal departments and exterior agencies during development review, permitting and with inspectors/field staff during construction
  • Conduct or coordinate field investigations, land survey and prepare reports; perform engineering designs, calculations, analysis and cost estimates.
  • Manage and supervise assigned engineering projects, which may consist of all types of infrastructure
  • Review inspection reports and project progress, including conformance with specifications and engineering standards required by local, county state and federal rules and laws.
  • Represent the city to the public, to other organizations or entities and in other situations as assigned.
  • Support and respect diversity in the workplace.
  • Other duties as assigned.



  • Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering or a related field
  • Five years of engineering experience with focus on capital improvement projects including two years of project management experience
  • Other combinations of education and experience which provides the applicant with the knowledge, skills and abilities required to perform the job may be considered
  • Registration as a Professional Civil and/or Environmental Engineer in Oregon or the ability to attain the professional license within a year (for out of state applicants only)
  • Valid driver’s license and the ability to meet the city’s driving standards
  • Ability to pass reference and background check


Experience with water capital improvement projects


Salary Range: $5999.53 – $8040.79 per month

Starting salary will be determined depending on relevant work experience. The city pays the full retirement contribution to PERS; provides employees with an opportunity to participate in a deferred compensation retirement plan; tuition reimbursement program available; public service loan forgiveness program; and offers excellent health, dental, vision and life insurance coverage.

About Beaverton

Beaverton prides itself on being The Best of Oregon. The city is growing and thriving but still has a small town heart and strong sense of community. Beaverton is the sixth largest city in Oregon and was recently named one of the 50 best places to live in America by Money magazine. It is a diverse community of approximately 95,000 people where one-in-three residents are a person of color and 99 different languages are spoken in our schools.

The City of Beaverton is known as an organization that values public service. Our nationally recognized community vision is our beacon. Residents continually give the city high marks, with 71 percent saying things are headed in the right direction. The city’s economic base is strong. The city has consistently been ranked as one of the safest in the Pacific Northwest. Beaverton is known for its quality neighborhoods, parks and schools. There are a full range of housing choices, with new exciting urban housing developments underway in our downtown.

Veteran’s Preference

Qualifying veterans and disabled veterans may obtain preference by submitting as verification of eligibility a copy of the Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (DD Form 214 or 215) or a letter from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs indicating receipt of a non-service connected pension.

The documentation must indicate honorable discharge from service. Disabled veterans must also submit a copy of their veteran’s disability preference letter from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, unless the information is included in the DD Form 214 or 215. Veterans’ Preference documentation must be submitted with your application.

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