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We at CEE value your career development.  It’s for this reason that we offer an up-to-date list of Engineering related positions currently available in the Portland area and around the country.

Project Manager, North Olympic Salmon Coalition (Port Angeles, WA)

Posted: Thurs. 4/10/14

Salary: $19-$22 per hour, DOE.

The project manager supports NOSC’s mission by developing, funding and implementing salmon habitat restoration projects in watersheds along the Strait of Juan de Fuca, while supporting work on projects in the remainder of NOSC’s RFEG Region #7. All members of the NOSC staff are expected to work collaboratively with other staff across program and project areas and are expected to use their unique skills and abilities to jointly further the mission of the organization. The project manager will work closely with the senior project manager, and will report to the executive director.


  • Demonstrated passion for our mission
  • Bachelor’s degree in related field
  • Two years relevant work experience including funding and implementing salmon habitat restoration projects, managing consultants & contracts, grant writing and landowner/stakeholder work
  • Knowledge of northwest habitats, habitat forming processes and restoration techniques, including but not limited to those associated with instream, riparian, estuarine and nearshore habitats Working knowledge of pacific northwest ecology, specifically as related to salmon and their habitats
  • Proficiency in written and oral communication for diverse audiences and ability to effectively develop and deliver presentations
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft office software
  • Proven leadership abilities
  • Washington State Drivers license
  • Able to lift 75lbs

For more information, please visit:

Structural/Civil Engineer, ZCS Engineering, Inc. (Medford/ KFalls/Grants Pass, OR)

Posted: Thurs. 4/10/14

ZCS Engineering, Inc. is seeking qualified applicants for full-time structural and/or civil engineering positions in our Southern Oregon offices (Klamath Falls, Medford, & Grants Pass). Qualified candidates should have an engineering degree and coursework in their field of interest. These are non-management positions with flexible hours, excellent benefits, and a negotiable salary. Please email resumes to Positions open until filled. EOE.


  •  Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering

Applications for this position will be accepted until 5/01/14. To apply, send your resume to

Senior Scientist/Wetland Ecologist (Lacey, WA)

Posted: Mon. 4/7/14

Salary: $4,322 – $5,668 Monthly

This position serves as the science lead for Ecology’s wetland section. The position ensures that implementation of the agency’s wetland policies and technical assistance is consistent with emerging scientific advances. As the designated expert in wetland science, this position provides advice to program management and technical staff on critical and complex scientific and technical issues relating to aquatic resources (wetlands, coastlands, lakes, streams and rivers). This work involves informing and educating agency staff, local governments, and the public on the technical and scientific aspects of aquatic resources management. The position develops analytical tools needed to better manage wetlands and other aquatic resources. The position provides information on the best available science to be used in protecting the natural and environmental resources in the state. The senior wetland ecologist provides training on wetland technical tools and methods to wetland practitioners.

Preferred applicants will have at least a master’s degree in aquatic sciences. Applicants should have knowledge and experience with statistics, study design, Quality Assurance plans and strong writing and communication skills.

Application deadline is April 16, 2014. Full job announcement here:

Summer Help- Tualatin Valley Water District (Beaverton, OR)

Posted: Mon. 3/31/14

Salary: $13.00 /hr

Tualatin Valley Water District believes that each employee makes a significant contribution to our success. That contribution should not be limited by the assigned responsibilities. Therefore, this job description is designed to outline primary duties, qualifications and job scope, but not limit the incumbent nor the organization to just the work identified. It is our expectation that each employee will offer his/her services wherever and whenever necessary to ensure the success of our mission to provide our community quality water and customer service.Temporary Position: Limited duration, approximately 40 hours per week. Temporary employees are not eligible for benefits except those required by law.
Overall Purpose of the Job: To perform general unskilled building, grounds or water system maintenance under the direction of District personnel.This position has been identified as safety sensitive because one or more of the following are essential functions of the position: Operating heavy equipment, operation of a commercial vehicle, setting up work zone traffic control, confined space work, trenching and excavation work, operation of a forklift, flagging, working with water treatment chemicals, driving (as a primary function of the position).


  • Perform maintenance tasks including, but not limited to, mowing, pruning, brush cutting, leaf removal, fertilizer application and any other activities necessary to enhance or improve the District’s facilities and infrastructure.
  • Assist in performing minor building and or grounds maintenance repair tasks, including custodial tasks.
  • Provide general unskilled labor in support of water system operations including, but not limited to: painting fire hydrants, shoveling, moving materials and minor repairs with hand tools or light power tools under the direction of District personnel.
  • Perform traffic flagging.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.


  • High School Diploma or equivalent; and
  • Must be 18 years of age or older.
  • Possess a driver’s license valid in the State of Oregon; have and maintain a safe driving record.
  • Knowledge of safety practices and procedures applicable to the job.
  • Skill in customer relations and communication, including the ability to effectively and tactfully work with difficult customers.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing with coworkers, customer and other agencies.
  • Ability to operate common facilities maintenance equipment and hand tools (i.e. lawn mowers, weed-
  • whackers, leaf blowers, pressure washers, etc).
  • Ability to maintain a professional appearance and project a positive image of the District.
  • Ability to learn and pass a traffic flagging certification test.
  • Ability to establish and maintain respectful and harmonious relationships with others both inside and outside the organization.
  • Ability to perform effectively in an independent or team environment, as well as displaying self motivation skills.
  • Ability to display TVWD’s vision of delivering the best water, service and value by demonstrating reliability, integrity, stewardship, excellence and safety.

For more information or to apply, visit:

Engineering Technician II- City of Bend Public Works (Bend, OR)

Posted: Mon. 3/31/14

Salary: $22.66 – $28.92 Hourly / $3,927.73 – $5,012.80 Monthly / $47,132.80 – $60,153.60 Annually

The Engineering and Infrastructure Planning department is currently recruiting for one (1) regular, full-time Engineering Technician II. This is a non-exempt (overtime eligible) position and is represented by the City of Bend Employees Association (COBEA).

It is required that you submit your application, cover letter and resume no later than the closing date and time specified for this job announcement. In addition, be sure to thoroughly complete the application including all relevant education and experience you possess. Incomplete application packets will not be considered.

Under general supervision, performs advanced technical work in supporting engineering project coordination, participation and monitoring through administrative activities such as coordinating the request for qualifications (RFQ) procedures, administering the Engineering and Planning Documentation program, and other related administrative record keeping programs.


  • Performs the formatting, processing and publication of construction bid documents and request for qualifications (RFQs) and request for proposals (RFPs) in coordination with project management, Legal and Purchasing staff.
  • Performs technical review of RFQs, RFPs, and bid documents, including contract language, specifications and plans.
  • Acts as the administrator for the Engineering and Planning Documentation (EADOCs) program.
  • Reviews easement requirements, right-of-way dedications and utility easements. Resolves potential conflicts with the engineering approval and review process.
  • Follows up on unresolved issues related to easements, vacations and right-of-way dedications including coordination with Deschutes County and other governmental agencies
  • Manages Capital Improvement Program (CIP) current and archived master filing system which includes: electronic and hard file copies per the Oregon State Archivist’s records retention law. Includes research and retrieval of old documents as needed.
  • Coordinates review and updates to the Project Manager’s Operations Manual (PMOM) as needed in coordination with the City Engineer, Assistant City Engineer and Purchasing Manager.
  • Responds to public inquiry regarding engineering process and procedures; including interpretation of codes, standards, specifications and other City ordinances.
  • Performs a full range of clerical activities in support of division operations, which may include: data entry; preparing and maintaining files; assembling packets; gathering data; preparing reports; and/or, performing other related activities
  • Operates as team member as demonstrated through the contribution to the overall success of the department. This includes the flexibility to perform tasks outside primary responsibilities for the purpose of providing coverage for other Engineering Technicians due to a heavy workload or absence.
  • Complies with safety requirements of the position and actively promotes safe work practices.
  • In an emergency event or an officially declared State of Emergency, responds as directed to ensure the restoration of essential public services, facilities and infrastructure.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • An Associate degree in civil or traffic engineering or five years of experience in civil or traffic engineering; proficiency in the use of personal computers, software suites, and databases; OR any equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the required knowledge and skill.
  • Knowledge of:
    • Civil or traffic engineering principles and methods
    • Computers and software related to drafting, CAD, and engineering design.
    • Advanced knowledge of project management practices and procedures.
    • Advanced knowledge of public works, project plans and specifications, and general municipal functions.
    • Advanced knowledge of processing request for proposals, invitation to bids, construction documentation and State Archivist record retention laws.
    • Knowledge of proper creation of right of way documents and recording requirements.
  • Skill in:
    • Reviewing and interpreting engineering drawings and legal property descriptions.
    • Performing mathematical computations.

Applications are due 4/23/14 at 12:00 pm.
For more information or to apply, visit:

Hydrologist- Department of the Interior, US Fish and Wildlife Service (Portland, OR)

Posted: Mon. 3/31/14

As a Hydrologist in the Water Resources Branch, Division of Engineering, you will maintain and assist with the development of an extensive hydrologic data monitoring network of water quantity, water quality, and topographic data. This includes maintaining and operating the existing monitoring network, recommending procedures for improving the network, and identifying new monitoring needs. This is a full-time position, not-to-exceed 13 months; initial appointment may be extended up to a total of 2 years without further competition. This position reports to the Chief, Water Resources Branch, Division of Engineering, Portland, Oregon.

Note: This position is being announced at the GS-7, GS-9, and GS-11 levels.

GS-7 full job description:
GS-9/GS-11 full job description:

Application deadline: Thursday, April 3, 2014.

Assistant or Associate Researcher or Modeler- Oregon Metro (Portland, OR)

Posted: Mon. 3/31/14

Assistant Salary: $52,623.68 – $70,468.22 per year
Associate Salary: $58,053.38 – $77,661.33 per year

One full-time position is available. This position will be filled at the assistant or associate level depending on the successful candidate’s qualifications. This position will be stationed in the Modeling Services section within the Research Center Department at Metro. This group is well known for its innovative approaches to problem solving and modeling expertise.

The position incumbent will serve as a travel demand modeler and data analysis researcher participating in numerous multimodal transportation studies within the Portland region. Locally developed travel models and commercially prepared network analysis tools are used to determine the impacts from potential infrastructure improvements and household / employment growth assumptions. Typical tasks may involve the coding of simulation networks, the application of travel demand models, and the analysis and interpretation of results. The more experienced incumbent may be involved in the design of new models. Software programming, database development and query methods, statistical analysis, and GIS will be used extensively in this work. The skill levels of the two classifications vary. Incumbents will be assigned work tasks that match their demonstrated skill level.

Supervision is received from the section manager and lead direction is received from the principal transportation researcher and modelers.

Full job description, eligibility requirements, and application available at:

Project Engineer- Skanska USA Building Inc. (Portland, OR)

The Project Engineer assists and supports Project Manager and Superintendent on assigned projects.  The position works under direct supervision, performs routine daily activities and gathers and distributes information.  The Project Engineer must be a flexible and adaptable team-player, as well as have strong communication and client service skills.


  • Setup initial contracts and project information in PMIS
  • Receive, review, forward and track status of submittals
  • Initiate, prepare, review, track and distribute RFIs
  • Assist in management of project permit process
  • Assist in preparations of bid packages and procurement
  • Update construction schedule based on project team input, Trade Contractor progress and materials delivery
  • Change management systems, including soliciting, receiving, reviewing, and preparing quotations and change orders
  • Track and inspect material deliveries


  • Computer knowledge and efficiency, including Microsoft Office products
  • Knowledge of Prolog
  • Knowledge of Suretrak or Primavera
  • Broad understanding of industry
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Basic math/accounting skills
  • Functions effectively as part of a team
  • Dependability
  • Ability to maintain discretion and confidentiality at all times
  • Ability to understand and follow directions
  • Good time management skills and organizational skills
  • Ability to read drawings and specifications


  • Bachelor’s Degree – Construction Management, Engineering or equivalent
  • Entry-level to 3 years of industry experience

For more information or to apply, visit: (search position SKA0002VG)

Apply before May 14, 2014.

Transportation Services Director- City of Bend (Bend, OR)

The City of Bend has a new leadership opportunity and is actively recruiting for a Transportation Services Director position. This is a regular, full-time opportunity to lead the Transportation Services department within Public Works. This position works under the general guidance of the City Manager’s Office and is responsible for directing and/or performing complex supervisory, administrative, operational and professional work activities that result in the effective operation of the Transportation Services Department. The Director is responsible for all activities associated with the Transportation Services including street maintenance, street repair, street construction operations, cemetery operations and maintenance, equipment and fleet management and maintenance, MUTCD signage and roadway markings, transportation engineering including signal operations, sidewalks and curbs as well as other Transportation Services projects and programs. The Director works closely with the Public Works – Utility Services Department and Engineering and Infrastructure Planning Department to ensure operational perspectives are considered in the planning and design of infrastructure in order to serve present and future needs of the community. In addition, the Director collaborates with Community Development, Finance, Legal and the City Manager’s Office to appropriately implement multi-disciplinary projects and community planning efforts.


Full job description at:


  • Bachelor’s degree in Public or Business Administration. Engineering, Construction Management, or a related field and at least eight (8) years of management level experience in roadway and utility maintenance. Certification as a Professional Engineer preferred. An equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above will be considered.
  • Valid Oregon driver’s license with a safe driving record, or ability to obtain within six months of hire date.
  • Knowledge of:
    • Management principles and practices
    • Technical aspects of the various programs associated with Transportation Maintenance Services
    • Street Construction and maintenance principles, procedures, and practices
    • Strategic planning principles
    • Contract administration
    • Collective bargaining agreements
    • Various types of apparatus, equipment and supplies used by the department and safety; practices to ensure proper equipping of department personnel
  • Skill in:
    • Creative leadership and ability to explore the use of non-traditional ways of management and service delivery.
    • Developing and administering budgets
    • Conflict resolution and consensus building.
    • Interpersonal communication and relationships as applied to interaction with coworkers, supervisors, the general public, City Council and others sufficient to exchange or convey information, direction and to receive work direction.
    • Analyzing situations, identifying alternative solutions, projecting consequences of actions, and implementing recommendations
    • Contract negotiations
    • Providing excellent customer service
    • Interpreting and applying applicable federal, state and local laws, permits, codes, rules and regulations as they apply to street operations.

For more information or to apply, visit:

Engineering/Design- WHPacific (Bend, OR)


  • Perform a variety of Civil Engineering projects with emphasis on site development projects, including design of site grading, utilities, storm drainage facilities, roadways, trails, and other related items.
  • Apply standard engineering techniques, standards and criteria.
  • Use engineering judgment and make minor adaptations as required for task completion.
  • Under direct supervision, perform or assist in performing studies, calculation, designs, and the preparation of reports, plans and specifications.
  • Perform a variety of construction inspection and documentation duties on roadway, aviation, and utility projects.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • BSCE and EIT certification required
  • 0 – 2 years engineering experience in general civil engineering design; roadway, aviation, construction administration/inspection, grading and drainage design a plus.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel, AutoCAD, Civil 3D, and/or Microstation and Inroads
  • Technical writing and strong communication skills (both oral and written) required
  • Candidate must possess a valid Oregon State Driver’s License; must be able to meet company insurability requirements.
  • Must be willing to travel up to 25%

Physical Demands: The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Prolonged sitting or standing for long periods of time
  • Dealing effectively and reasonably with stress in the workplace without lost time or undue strain.
  • Frequently required to sit and talk or hear.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus
  • Walk on uneven surfaces, bend, squat, climb stairs, and sit for extended periods of time
  • Work at a computer terminal for extended periods of time, answer telephones
  • Lift and carry 20 pounds frequently, as needed.
  • Frequent walking.
  • Frequent bending, stooping, reaching, pushing and pulling.
  • Frequent rapid mental/hand/eye coordination and manual dexterity.
  • Usual office environment.

For more information or to apply, visit:

Quality Control Field Monitor- Wilson Construction (Canby, OR)

Wilson Construction incorporates quality control on all of our projects. An essential part of project quality control is facilitated by on-site Quality Control Field Monitors (QCFM). QCFM’s will inspect materials and verify that essential pre-construction site preparations have been met and meet daily with project management to plan for daily activities and ensure that proper inspections and testing are performed.
This position will require extensive travel and temporary relocation to project sites for the duration of that project. A company vehicle will be provided.


  • Observing and documenting work practices and site conditions;
  • Completing necessary QC documentation and forms;
  • Becoming familiar with job specifications, prints and project lay-out (Right-of way maps, etc.);
  • Meeting with Project Manager and Superintendent to project upcoming work and prepare with relevant spec. or drawing sections;
  • Answering questions from the field concerning clarification on project specifications; and
  • Performing final inspections on completed features of work.
  • A successful QCFM candidate will:
  • Have a bachelor’s degree in engineering (Civil, Mechanical, Electrical, etc.) or Construction Management;
  • Demonstrate excellent communication skills (verbal and written) and an outgoing and positive attitude;
  • Be willing and able to travel and relocate to project areas;
  • Work efficiently with minimal supervision;
  • Be adept at reading and deciphering project specifications and construction documentation including codes, standards, prints and drawings;
  • Possess outstanding computer skills; and
  • Demonstrate excellent organization skills.

Competitive wage and excellent benefits package including employer paid medical, dental, vision, 401(k). Equal Opportunity Employer, smoke & drug free environment. Successful candidates will be required to pass post-offer drug tests.

For more information or to apply, visit:

Associate Civil/Environmental Engineer- MWH Global (Portland, OR)

The MWH organization is driving the wet infrastructure sector globally, and we are leading the world in results-oriented management, technical engineering, and construction services to create a better world. The wet infrastructure sector we serve encompasses a variety of water-related projects and programs ranging from water supply, treatment and storage to water resources management and coastal restoration, and from design and construction of hydropower and renewable energy facilities to full environmental services. MWH is seeking qualified applicants for a Civil or Environmental Engineer to be located in our Portland, OR office. This junior-level engineering consulting role will support planning, design, construction and project management for municipal water and wastewater projects including treatment facilities, pipelines, pump stations and related infrastructure.


  • Learning new skills and expanding technical expertise by working closely with senior technical staff to deliver a variety of work products. Tasks may include:
  • performing engineering calculations,
  • preparing detailed design drawings and specifications,
  • hydraulic modeling, and
  • report preparation.
  • Interacting with local and remote clients, MWH staff, permitting agencies and other consulting firms in the execution of engineering projects.
  • Supporting project management activities associated with the planning and execution of municipal engineering projects.
  • Participating in local efforts to identify, pursue and win new work.


  • BS degree required, MS preferred, in civil or environmental engineering
  • EIT required
  • 0-3 years of experience in the planning and design of municipal water, wastewater, stormwater management, or flood control projects. For candidate’s finishing school, relevant internships and work experience during school will be considered. Candidates with some municipal or consulting engineering experience preferred.
  • A thorough understanding of the fundamental concepts of civil and environmental engineering.
  • An appreciation of the importance of water and wastewater infrastructure and a desire to contribute to this industry and the world.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, including public speaking experience.
  • Past success working as part of and leading high-performance teams.
  • A commitment to client satisfaction and the delivery of high quality work products.

For more information or to apply, visit:

Transportation Engineer 2 FLOW Engineer- WA DOT King County (Shoreline, WA)

Washington State DOT King County – Shoreline, Washington
This position is required to lead the daily operation of traffic management systems in the Traffic Management Center (TMC). Decisions made by this position affect the safety and the flow of traffic on the freeway and the adjacent arterial systems. This position supports WSDOT mission by operating the Region’s intelligent transportation system consisting of FLOW management system, active traffic management system (ATM), and tunnel control system. These systems includes devices and facilities such as ramp meters, dynamic message signs, highway advisory radio, fire suppression & environmental controls in tunnels, and express lane facilities to optimize traffic flow in a safe and efficient manner. This position is located at the Shoreline Traffic Management Center (TMC) and monitors traffic flow, identifies incidents, assesses operational situations, deploys various ITS devices to manage traffic demand and responds to incidents on the freeway, expressway, or inside tunnels.

Schedule and train FLOW interns. Utilize computerized ITS systems to monitor and control freeway traffic flow. This includes operation of the ramp meters, closed circuit TV’s (CCTV), dynamic message signs (VMS), highway advisory radio (HAR), commuter information phone line, and incident report pages. And prepare traffic analysis to streamline the operation of the existing ramp metering system and to forecast operational effectiveness of future ramp meter installation.
This position works independently using strong attention to detail and ability to respond quickly when accidents happen. In addition, this position performs basic traffic analysis and traffic studies to support engineers in preparing reports and designs.


  • Strong leadership and analytic skills
  • Be able to work long shifts in a room with video monitors and control systems
  • Be available to be on call as need arises
  • Possess a BSCE or EIT certificate and have one year experience as an entry level engineer, or possess a MSCE

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Working knowledge of highway management practices and principles
  • Possess a valid driver’s license or the ability to get one
  • Ability to work independently in the field as needed
  • Ability to train new TMC staff

For more information or to apply, visit:

Interdisciplinary- U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Portland, OR)

Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission. They provide the skills that are not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations. The Army integrates the talents and skills of its military and civilian members to form a Total Army. This advanced trainee position is located in the Hydroelectric Design Center (HDC), which is the Hydropower Center of Expertise for the Army Corps of Engineers. HDC provides nation-wide engineering services for hydropower facilities and pumping stations. Position(s) will be filled under the Department of the Army Recent Graduates Program. After Program completion, Department of the Army Recent Graduates MAY be converted to a permanent position. To learn more about this, visit HERE.


At the GS-07 level, incumbent receives formal and on-the-job training to become qualified for higher level work. The incumbent of this position has noncompetitive promotion potential, through an intervening position (GS-09), to the full-performance level, GS-1520-11 (Mathematician) / GS-1550-11 (Computer Scientist).

At the GS-11 level, Independently responsible for a variety of studies designed to assess the impact of incorporating additional power generating plants into existing hydroelectric power generation systems throughout the nation. Although studies are conventional in nature, new approaches and techniques are developed to accomplish work in the most timely manner. Responsible for selecting appropriate standard technique and/or procedures necessary for study assigned. Responsible for writing of reports to include feasibility reports, cost allocations and other economic and financial reports. Conducts studies and provides data and analysis as required. Prepares scopes of work, negotiates and administers A-E and consultant contracts for assignments given.

Positions are open to recent graduates who have completed, within the previous two years, a qualifying associates, bachelors, masters, professional, doctorate, vocational or technical degree or certificate from a qualifying educational institution. Current students may apply if they are within 9 months of meeting their educational requirements. Veterans unable to apply within two years of receiving their degree, due to military service obligation, have as much as six years after degree completion to apply.

Required Education/Experience:

  • Have one year of graduate-level education related to this position.


  • Have superior academic achievement at the baccalaureate level in a professional curriculum is qualifying for GS-7. Superior Academic Achievement is defined 1) a grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or higher for all completed undergraduate coursework or for all courses completed in the last two full years of undergraduate work; 2) a GPA of 3.5 or higher for all courses in the major field of study, or those courses in your major completed in the last two full years of undergraduate work; 3) ranking in the upper one third of your college, university, or major subdivision; or 4) membership in a national honor society other than freshman honor societies) recognized by the Association of College Honor Societies. In order to be creditable under this provision, superior academic achievement must have been gained in a curriculum that is qualifying for the position to be filled.


  • Have a combination of specialized experience and some of the education described in A. When combining education and experience, first take the number of graduate level semester credits (or equivalent) earned divided by 60 semester credits (or equivalent); then take the number of months of experience divided by 12 months; finally add the two percentages together. The total must equal at least at least 100% to qualify.

Only degrees from an accredited college or university recognized by the Department of Education are acceptable to meet positive education requirements or to substitute education for experience. Foreign education must be evaluated for U.S. equivalency in order to be considered for this position. Please include this information in your resume.

More information available at:

Traffic Engineer I/II- Felsburg Holt & Ullevig (Denver Metro Area)

This entry-level to mid-level civil engineer works on traffic engineering projects including traffic impact studies, corridor studies, roadway design, feasibility studies and alternatives assessments.


  • Works on various sized traffic engineering projects under the direction of a Project Manager.
  • Assists in data collection, technical analyses, and written documentation with supervision as needed.
  • Writes small letter proposals or pieces of larger proposals.
  • Assists in client contact and participation in presentations in a supporting role.
  • Uses computer assisted engineering, design software, and equipment to prepare engineering and design documents.
  • Responsible for job specific quality system tasks as defined in quality manual.

Required Education/Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in civil/transportation engineering or transportation planning from an accredited four-year college or university. Master’s degree with a concentration in Transportation Engineering preferred.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

  • Engineering Intern Certificate

Felsburg Holt & Ullevig is always accepting resumes. To apply, send resume and cover letter to

More information available at

Staff Geologist or Environmental Scientist- Maul Foster & Alongi, Inc. (Portland or Vancouver)

Maul, Foster & Alongi (MFA) is seeking a full-time Staff Geologist or Environmental Scientist for our Portland, Oregon or Vancouver, Washington office. The ideal candidate will have experience and interest in many of the following: drilling and monitoring well installation oversight, field sampling, data analysis and management, and report preparation. The candidate should have an interest in industrial site cleanup and brownfield redevelopment.


As a staff geologist/environmental scientist, you will be involved in all aspects of project execution, including work plan and field work preparation, field work, data analysis, calculations, report and proposal writing, and cost estimating.


  • Bachelor’s degree in geology, hydrogeology, environmental science, biology or a related science
  • Up to four years of experience in field sampling, including logging boreholes, soil and groundwater sampling, installing wells, well development and sampling, performing aquifer tests, and environmental site assessments.
  • Awareness of multimedia environmental sampling procedures and familiarity with field work for environmental projects
  • Experience interpreting data and performing statistical analysis.
  • Sound technical capabilities and organizational and problem-solving skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Willingness to work overtime, as necessary
  • Ability to perform physical duties including, but not limited to, lifting, use of respiratory equipment and protective gear, and traversing rough terrain.

Desired Skills or Experience:

  • Geologist-In-Training certification
  • HAZWOPER 40-hour training and requisite 8-hour updates

For more information or to apply, visit:

Staff Engineer- Maul Foster & Alongi, Inc. (Portland or Vancouver)

Maul, Foster & Alongi (MFA) is seeking a full-time Staff Engineer for our Vancouver, Washington or Portland, Oregon office. The ideal candidate will have experience and interest in many of the following: civil and environmental engineering; hydrology; hydraulic modeling, analysis and design; utility design and layout; natural resource enhancement/mitigation; AutoCAD design software, preferably Civil 3D; remediation and site development design. The candidate should have an interest in land use development, industrial site cleanup and brownfield redevelopment.


As a staff engineer, you will be involved in all aspects of project execution, including design, permitting, specifications, quantity calculations, report and proposal writing, project management, and cost estimating.


  • Bachelor’s degree in civil or environmental engineering or related field
  • Engineer-In-Training certification
  • Zero to two years of experience
  • Sound technical capabilities and organizational and problem-solving skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Aptitude for using AutoCAD design software, specifically Civil 3D
  • Willingness to work overtime, as necessary
  • Ability to perform physical duties including, but not limited to, lifting, use of protective gear, and traversing rough terrain.

Desired Skills or Experience:

  • Hydrologic and hydraulic analyses with various types of software
  • Execution of environmental remediation or site development projects
  • Construction management
  • Demonstrated experience with AutoCAD design software, specifically Civil 3D

For more information or to apply, visit:

Civil Engineering Technician (Crescent, OR)

Department: Department of Agriculture

Salary Range: $31,628.00 to $62,297.00 / Per Year

This position is located in the Pacific Northwest Region on the Deschutes National Forest in Crescent, Oregon. This position provides technical engineering work on complete conventional projects of limited scope, or a portion of a larger and more diverse project.

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Hydrological Technician (Sedro Woolley, WA)

Department: Department of Agriculture

Salary Range: $16.73 to $16.73 / Per Hour

This position is temporary and has a Not-to-Exceed date. However, an extension of the appointment may be possible without further competition. The appointment may also end early due to lack of work or funds.
This position is located in a Forest Service unit. The position serves as a technical assistant in the performance of a variety of hydrology tasks, either as a crew member or individual worker.
These positions are located in Region 6 on the Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest in Sedro Woolley, WA.

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Soil Scientist (WA)

Department: Department of Agriculture

Salary Range: $47,923.00 to $75,376.00 / Per Year

This position will be part of the Forest Aquatics Team and will cover the soils and slope stability needs across the Olympic National Forest. The potential duty station for the position has been expanded to include the Quinault Work Center in Quinault, WA; the Pacific Ranger District Office in Forks, WA; the Hood Canal Ranger District Office in Quilcene, WA; or the Olympic National Forest Supervisor’s Office in Olympia, WA. The Forest will make the final decision on the duty station based on the applicants, their skill sets, and the needs of the Forest.

More information available at

Survey Technician (Pendleton, OR)

Department: Department of Agriculture

Salary Range: $13.55 to $13.55 / Per Hour

This position is established on a Forest Service unit to serve as a skilled member of a survey crew. Incumbent performs a variety of surveying assignments associated with the Forest’s engineering and cadastral surveying work. These positions are located in Region 6 on the Umatilla National Forest in Pendleton, OR.

More information available at

Engineer in Training- OBEC Consulting Engineers (Eugene, OR)

The Engineer in Training will assist our Bridge and Structures teams with structural design and analysis tasks while functioning as an individual engineering contributor on projects. As a member of the Bridge/Structures team, this position will independently perform increasingly complex structural design services for transportation, structural, and civil engineering projects. This position may also require the successful applicant to go out in the field, complete construction support assignments, assist in routine bridge maintenance inspections and work directly with clients, sub consultants, and general contractors.


  • Perform structural engineering related calculations, analysis, and design tasks
  • Write technical specifications, reports, and other correspondence to a variety of audiences
  • Coordinate report production with management and administrative staff
  • Conform with OBEC standards and best practices
  • Work collaboratively with multi-disciplinary teams
  • Perform independent checking of the design work of other team members
  • Develop in-depth proficiency with structural analysis, design, and CAD software.
  • Develop proficiency in design codes relevant to both IBC and AASHTO design specifications
  • Interact with clients and subconsultants; develop client interaction skills, and attend meetings.
  • Go out into the field and help our Inspection Group on assignments
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

Requirements/Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering (civil, structural) from an accredited university.  A Master’s degree focused in civil or structural engineering is preferred.
  • Engineer in Training certification required with progress towards obtaining professional (civil/structural) registration.
  • Advanced level proficiency with Microsoft Office Suites (Outlook, Word, Excel)
  • Intermediate-level MathCAD
  • Basic-level CAD experience using AutoCAD and/or Microstation
  • Ability to perform moderately complex engineering calculations, and structural detailing
  • Exceptional technical and communication skills
  • Three-dimensional linear and nonlinear, static and dynamic computer modeling including experience using GT STRUDL, RISA, MIDAS, or SAP 2000
  • Experience with specialty structural analysis and design software such as PCA Column, L-pile, BRASS, and other programs
  • Applicants with less than four (4) years’ professional experience must submit a copy of their college transcript

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Design experience with reinforced and pre-stressed concrete, steel, masonry, and timber
  • Experience in a consulting engineering/business environment
  • Previous experience with structural design, interpreting plans, specifications, estimates, and construction schedules for publicly bid transportation projects
  • Basic knowledge of IBC and/or AASHTO LRFD Design Specifications
  • Seismic design experience using pushover and/or multi-modal response spectra analyses

Competitive salary, full benefits, and excellent retirement plan available.  Qualified applicants visit Careers section of our website at to download the REQUIRED APPLICATION FORM for completion; include your resume and submit by email to  Our Firm is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer (M/F/V/D).

Instructor or Teaching Assistant- Johns Hopkins University Center for Talented Youth (Baltimore, MD)

CTY offers challenging academic programs for highly talented elementary, middle, and high school students from across the country and around the world. We are currently seeking highly motivated and qualified candidates to work in our summer programs. Information regarding employment and our summer programs can be found at

Why teach for CTY?

  • opportunity to teach motivated and talented students a subject they love
  • limited class size (maximum of 18 students) ensures a low student-teacher ratio
  • all classes are taught by both an instructor and teaching assistant
  • opportunity to work in an environment with colleagues who share similar interests
  • competitive salary plus room and board at our east and west coast residential sites
  • science instructors are allotted a generous lab budget

We are currently seeking individuals with expertise in the following Engineering-related courses:

For more information about these positions, site locations, program dates, and access to our online employment application, please see our website,, or contact us via email at or by calling 410-735-6185.

Civil Engineering Assistant (Los Angeles, CA)

Civil Engineering Assistant for the County of Los Angeles Department of Public Works.

Salary: $5,114.18 – $6,017.74 Monthly

Duties: prepares plans, specifications and cost estimates for minor flood or road maintenance projects such as retaining walls, parking lots and similar projects utilizing commonly used software applications and specialized engineering software applications such as Computer Aided Design and Drafting (CADD); assists in field investigations and studies and in the preparation of preliminary and final plans, specifications, and cost estimates for a variety of construction and maintenance engineering projects such as drainage and wastewater systems, dams, mountain roads, highways, street lighting and water distribution systems, debris basins, storm drains, spreading grounds, and other flood control and water conservation facilities; performs calculations requiring knowledge of algebra, trigonometry, calculus, elementary mechanics, strength of materials, statics, geodesy, and structural analysis; assists in conducting hydraulic and hydrologic studies to determine design criteria and operational requirements for flood control and water conservation structures; compiles data for and assists in making studies or tests relating to the location, size and capacity of other engineering structures or facilities; and assists in the review portions of plans for engineering structures prepared by other public agencies or by private firms to determine if they conform to department standards and practices and sound engineering principles.


  • A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in a civil engineering curriculum approved by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET).**
  • License: A valid California Class C Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions.
  • Physical Class II – Light: Light physical effort which may include occasional light lifting to a 10 pound limit, and some bending, stooping or squatting. Considerable walking may be involved.

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Membership in professional organizations such as the American Society of Civil Engineers, American Public Works Association, American Water Works Association, City and County Engineers Association, etc., is encouraged.

For more information and instructions, please see this attached bulletin: CEA BULLETIN

Entry-Level Structural/Civil Engineer (Portland)

Morrison Hershfield is an employee owned firm operating in the United States and Canada.  We have been in existence since 1946, and the Portland office was established in 2005.  We have over 800 people on staff.  The Portland office currently has 15 employees.

The position currently available is for an entry level Structural/Civil Engineer.  The following is a general list of background and capabilities for this position:

  • 0-2 years of structural work experience
  • Masters/Bachelors Degree in Civil/Structural Engineering, EIT desirable
  • Working knowledge of building codes, analysis and design procedures
  • Must be able to liaise with clients, contractors, and local authorities
  • Excellent written and communication skills
  • Strong aptitude in computers is a must
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Products (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint)
  • Ability to handle multiple projects with the ability to effectively prioritize
  • Capable of paying close attention to details
  • Strong relationship/interpersonal skills required
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment with a strong customer service commitment


  • A Bachelor of Arts or a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering

How to Apply:

Applications for this position will be accepted between 1/09/14 and 2/09/14. Offline Applications Accepted. Cover letter is required. To apply, send resume and cover letter to

Entry-Level Engineer (Vancouver, WA)

Kiewit is one of North America’s largest and most respected construction and engineering organizations. With its roots dating back to 1884, the employee-owned company operates through a network of offices and projects in the United States, Canada and Australia. Kiewit offers construction and engineering services in a variety of markets including transportation, water/wastewater, power, oil, gas and chemical, building and mining. Kiewit had 2012 revenues of more than $11 billion and employs more than 30,000 staff and craft employees. Headquartered in Vancouver, Washington, Kiewit Bridge & Marine is a general contractor with heavy civil, marine, and industrial capabilities through the U.S. and Canada. Our experience includes cable stayed bridges, suspension bridges, cast-in-place and precast segmental bridges, piers, wharves, marinas, ferry terminals, wastewater treatment facilities, and industrial facilities. To learn more about Kiewit Bridge & Marine, please go to


The Kiewit Bridge & Marine entry-level Engineer provides basic engineering support for project administration, field operations, and estimating.

Office Engineering:

  • Perform material takeoffs from drawings, specifications and other contract documents.
  • Perform basic engineering calculations and technical drafting to support field operations.
  • Gather and prepare data for submittal or transmittal to the customer, vendors, subcontractors, governmental agencies, and internal use.
  • Assist in preparation of purchase orders and subcontracts, performing minor solicitations and purchasing as requested.
  • Assist in schedule maintenance and performing updates as directed by others.
  • Assist in the maintenance of basic project recordkeeping and correspondence functions including daily reports, photographs, requests for information (RFIs), and memorandums.
  • Provide input into the cost management process by providing quantities to the business person, project engineer, or project manager. Assist with entering data into the job cost system and participate in reviewing cost reports with jobsite management.
  • Generate change orders and as-built data to be reviewed by the Project Manager.
  • Provide field support and supervise subcontractor operations.

Field Engineering:

  • Assist in interpretation of drawings and specifications for field crews and craft supervision.
  • Perform quantity calculations by taking measurements and determining percentage of completed/installed materials and work.
  • Assist in the preparation of work plans and work packages.
  • Provide field surveying and work layout support including elevation, control points, and compilation of as-built data.
  • Assist in compiling, processing, and confirming daily labor timesheets.
  • Assist in the preparation of Job Hazard Analysis (JHA’s).
  • Participate in jobsite safety reviews, toolbox meetings, mass safety meetings, and safety training.
  • Order and schedule material deliveries.
  • Plan, schedule, and coordinate work groups on the jobsite.
  • Supervise field operations.


  • Review and analyze historical data relative to the project, incorporating various productions and costs appropriate in preparation of a bid.
  • Complete a plan and specification review for an assigned project, assessing the risk areas and bringing them to the attention of the Senior Estimator.
  • Complete material and quantity takeoffs according to bid documents.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Management, or related field.
  • Effective communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Strong computer skills including ability to productively use Microsoft products such as Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint.
  • Basic computer aided drafting (CAD) training.
  • Ability to read and understand plans and specifications.
  • Ability to travel and relocate throughout the United States and Canada.
  • Ability to work in the United States without sponsorship, both now and in the future.

To apply, visit:

Stormwater Design Engineer (Portland)

Contech Engineered Solutions is seeking a Stormwater Design Engineer to join our team. The Stormwater Design Engineer acts in a consultative role to identify, design, and implement solutions for specifying civil engineers to meet storm water quality, quantity, and low-impact development / runoff reduction objectives as well as stormwater drainage and system layout requirements. Additionally, the position will proactively support the field marketing team to establish and build civil engineering client relationships and meet the commercial objectives of the company.


  • Present project specific solutions to civil engineering clients. Provide quality design calculations, basic illustrations, and advice to secure and integrate our products on site plans.
  • Work effectively with field and internal team members to achieve team goals.
  • Respond to civil engineer clients on project-specific inquiries and general industry questions.
  • Provide feedback and design assistance to civil engineer clients through plan review and interpretation.
  • Establish and maintain rapport with civil engineer clients.
  • Manage and track projects in the design phase. Ensure all project data is current and communicated to all team members on a regular basis. Assist with all projects, at all stages, as necessary.
  • Maintain engineering standards and procedures.
  • Provide project and technical support for submittal drawings, production and product delivery.
  • Negotiate directly with specifying civil engineer to develop and hold product specification.
  • Ensure pertinent information collected from specifying civil engineers is accurately entered into the project database.
  • Understand and provide advice to clients and field team on local stormwater regulations.
  • Work with Regulatory Services to develop new markets, increase market presence in existing markets, and drive the highest specification for water quality that the region will support.
  • Proactively promote Contech products to increase pipeline and sales.
  • Support promotional and strategic efforts of the organization.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • BS in Civil or related engineering field.
  • 1-2 years relevant experience with site civil projects preferred with emphasis on drainage design preferred.
  • Commercial aptitude and good judgment.
  • Ability to prepare and review standard engineering documentation and plans.
  • Enthusiasm and passion for the business and achieving organizational goals.
  • Ability to build and maintain strong client relationships.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Team player; able to share thoughts openly, accept new ideas and get the job done in a highly interactive process.
  • Excellent organizational and multi-tasking skills.
  • Computer proficiency (Microsoft Office, data base management software, basic CAD).
  • Ability to withstand substantial movement of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers.
  • Required to have close visual acuity to perform duties.

Interviews will begin in January. For more information or to apply, visit:

Contech is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and participates in the E-Verify Employment Verification Program. If you are unable to apply online due to a disability, contact the Contech Recruiting team at (513)645-7000.

Entry Level Civil Engineer – Transportation (Portland)

David Evans and Associates (DEA) Portland, OR office  is hiring for an Entry Level Civil Engineer to work in our Transportation Business Unit as part of our Roads and Highways team.  As an entry level civil engineer the responsibilities will be diverse and will include but not be limited to the following:

  • Working with project teams on all aspects of projects; project set-up, drafting, design, quality review and quality assurance, project coordination/organization, etc.
  • Prepares and designs improvement plans for a wide range of projects.
  • Prepares and/or direct preparation and modification of construction documents, reports, specifications and designs for project
  • Analyzes maps, reports, drawings, as-builts and test results for design projects.
  • Assist with post design construction support services to respond to RFI’s, submittal reviews, as-built preparation, and field observations.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering
  • Project experience with Civil 3D
  • At least one internship working on transportation related civil engineering projects


  • Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance
  • Vacation/Sick/Holiday Pay
  • 401k and Employee Stock Owner Ship Program (ESOP)
  • Flexible 9/80 (every other Friday off) work schedule

For more information or to apply, visit:

DEA is proud to be  an AA/EEO employer and all qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to characteristics protected by applicable local, state or federal law, such as race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, marital status, veteran or military status, genetic information or sexual orientation.

Associate in Engineering 1 (Structural Designer), Oregon Department of Transportation (Bend)

The Region 4 Structural Designer performs the analysis & design of less complex bridges and other highway related structures for the region’s bridge design unit, under the supervision of a PE designer. This position is represented by the Association of Engineering Employees of Oregon (AEE).


  • A Bachelor’s degree in Civil or Transportation-related Engineering; OR
  • A Fundamentals of Engineering certificate (FE).
  • Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license and an acceptable driving record.


  • Assist Region personnel in project development/scoping: identify problems(s), formulate solution(s) and prepare estimates.
  • Participate on and represents Bridge Design on project teams.
  • Complete the structural analysis, calculations, quantity estimates, and construction details needed for the preparation of contract plans, specifications and estimates.
  • Complete conceptual, preliminary (including Type Size, and Location (TSL), and advance project design phases and obtains necessary reviews and/or approvals.
  • Complete final structural engineering design and provides final Bridge Engineering contract plans, specifications and estimates to appropriate ODOT Sections and Units.
  • Complete design and structure cost data and applicable calculation books.
  • Perform all work using current and appropriate engineering design procedures to ensure a safe, economical and aesthetically pleasing structure.
  • Coordinate the resolution of design and detail issues through the project team.
  • Direct and review the work of drafter(s) in the preparation of plans and detailing structures in accordance with final engineering design.
  • Provide consulting engineering assistance to construction personnel during the project.Review contractor construction fabrication techniques and details for structural adequacy and completeness, under the supervision of a PE Designer.

For more information or to apply, visit:

Project Engineer- Balfour Beatty Construction (Portland)

Howard S. Wright, a Balfour Beatty Company, is a construction general contractor that is seeking a Project Engineer (PE) to support construction project teams. The PE performs a variety of engineering and administrative activities relative to project planning, estimating, scheduling, project buy-out, budget administration, contract and subcontract administration, procurement, expediting, cost control and document control.


  • Bachelor’s degree preferably in Construction Management, Engineering or Architecture or comparable experience
  • Previous experience as intern or entry-level PE with commercial contractor a plus
  • Ability to read plans and specs
  • Ability to estimate and prepare budgets
  • Provides solutions to issues, problems and challenges that are creative, thorough and complete
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Demonstrates a proactive commitment to increase overall job/industry knowledge
  • Ability to work with Microsoft Office Suite and enterprise software system

Howard S. Wright is an equal opportunity employer, committed to diversity in the workplace.

For more information or to apply, visit:

Project Manager- Balfour Beatty Construction (Portland)

Howard S. Wright, a Balfour Beatty Company, is a construction general contractor that is seeking a Project Manager (PM) to supervise and coordinate the safe completion of projects on time, within budget and with the quality specified. The PM manages a variety of aspects of a project including planning, scheduling, cost control, general supervision and labor relations. The PM trains and mentors assigned project team.


  • Bachelor’s degree preferably in Construction Management, Engineering or Architecture or comparable experience.
  • Five+ years of commercial construction experience with various project types and sizes. Specifically needs experience managing tenant improvement projects.
  • Manages the quality of the work product and estimate/budget that was provided and negotiated with the owner.
  • Demonstrates entrepreneurial, sales, market development and client management skills.
  • Ability to provide leadership to a team.
  • Ability to do quantity take-offs and prepare budgets and estimates.
  • Ability to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work with Microsoft Office Suite and enterprise software system.
  • Demonstrates a proactive commitment to increase overall job/industry knowledge.

Howard S. Wright is an equal opportunity employer, committed to diversity in the workplace.

For more information or to apply, visit:

Takshanuk Watershed Council

The Takshanuk Watershed Council is seeking a full-time, year-round Executive Director. The Director of TWC demonstrates a strong commitment to the mission of the Watershed Council, and to promoting community-based watershed management and sustainable community development in the Haines Borough, AK. The goal of the Director position is to strengthen and advance TWC’s programs and services and implement TWC’s strategic plan. The board seeks someone who demonstrates vision, patience and the ability to provide diligent external and internal leadership.

The ideal candidate would have extensive experience related to the following topics and skill-sets:

  • Non-profit Leadership
  • Fiscal and Project Management
  • Networking, Collaboration and Developing Strategic Partnerships
  • Fund Development and Grant Writing
  • Innovation- ability to think creatively and strategically to advance TWC’s programs and projects
  • A Commitment to the stewardship and long term sustainability of Southeast Alaska’s natural resources, resource-based economies, and communities
  • Excellent communications and interpersonal skills
  • Ability and desire to work inclusively with a highly diverse group of stakeholders

The ideal candidate would have the following qualifications:

  • An advanced academic degree relating to natural resource management and/or
  • professional experience relating to the fields of natural resource management.
  • 3-5 years’ experience in Non-profits and non-profit leadership
  • 3-5 years grant writing
  • 3-5 years project management
  • Prior experience in Alaska (preferred, but not required)

Job Specifics:
The job requires living in Haines, Alaska and requires some travel in Southeast Alaska.
Salary: $40K – 55K depending on experience and hours committed per week
Application Period
Open: October 21st, 2013
Close: November 8th, 2013
Start date: January 6th 2014 target start date
Send resume and cover letter electronically to:
Subject: Director Position

PSU 2013-14 Student Health Advisory Board (SHAB)

SHAC is looking for students to join the Student Health Advisory Board (SHAB). Every year SHAC has a seven-member Student Health Advisory Board where students are able to work directly and advise SHAC staff on policies, student issues, budgeting, insurance, and outreach. Members of SHAB meet weekly and receive a $300 stipend per term. If you are interested in being on the 2013-14 Student Health Advisory Board please see the position description and application requirements at

Application Deadline is October 29, 2013.


Portland Water Bureau


The Portland Water Bureau is looking for a talented and experienced Watershed Protection Manager to join its Resource Protection and Planning Group.
The Watershed Protection Manager will play a lead role in stewardship of the Bull Run watershed, the City of Portland’s primary drinking water supply.
Bull Run is one of the most protected drinking water supply watersheds in the nation, has a rich and colorful history,
and is home to a healthy and ecologically-diverse western Cascades ecosystem.

Candidates for this position need a strong personal commitment to watershed protection, in-depth knowledge of forest ecology
and wildland hydrology, seasoned abilities to analyze watershed conditions and risks, and on-the-ground experience in remote locations.
Familiarity with Pacific Northwest forest ecosystems is highly desirable. Candidates must also have excellent communication and project management skills.
Recruitment closes Monday, October 7th.

For more information about this position and to apply, please visit


E-PUR Administrative/Project Support

E-PUR provides client-focused hydrologic, geologic, engineering, and environmental consulting services on a wide range of water resource and water supply projects.

We are currently seeking an ‘as needed’ administrative and project support contract hourly employee. The position requires the following:

  • Maintain Project and Administrative files
  • Assist with bookkeeping and administrative tasks
  • General office management
  • Project support

This is an ‘as needed’ part-time employee position. We anticipate that the position could require between 10 – 20 hours a month. This is a good opportunity for someone with some general office experience seeking to gain insight and experience into the engineering consulting world. Project work will be limited but could increase depending on skill set and project work availability. Proficiency in accounting software is a plus, as is proficiency in GIS.

Interested candidates should forward a cover letter and resume to:
Jack Dahl, EIT




Parametrix, a premiere NW engineering and environmental sciences consulting firm, is seeking a full-time CIVIL/WATER RESOURCES ENGINEER to join our Portland, OR office. The successful candidate’s work may include master planning, engineering studies, design, and construction phase services for diverse water resource engineering projects. Project types may include but are not limited to water and wastewater treatment, pumping systems, water/wastewater/stormwater conveyance, pipeline rehabilitation, stormwater treatment and storage facilities, hydrologic and hydraulic studies, stream restoration and transportation support projects. The successful candidate will join a growing Water Solutions team with a diverse client and water resources project portfolio.

Qualified candidates will have a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering, with 3+ years of progressive experience in water resource engineering or related field. A Master’s Degree in Civil, Environmental, or Water Resources Engineering is desirable. EIT certification is required and PE in Oregon is a plus. Preferred experience includes wastewater treatment and/or roadway utility design with AutoCAD and Microstation. Proven writing, analytical and communication skills are critical to the position. Candidate must have an ability to work independently; work well on a team; and be driven towards superior client service.

We have an employee ownership culture where we seek and value the ideas of employees and challenge each other to reach our greatest potential. Parametrix offers an exceptional benefits package, exciting project work and a commitment to work/life balance. Please submit a letter of interest and resume through our website.


Stuctural Design Engineer – Entry Level (posted Aug. 21, 2013)

Summit Staffing Solutions – Portland, OR

TITLE: Structural Design Engineer

SUMMARY: Designing wood crates using CAD design software. Responsibilities will also include purchasing.(ordering materials for designed crates). The perfect candidate is someone just out of school who has CAD design as a career path.


  • Must have an associates or Bachelors degree in structural engineering.
  • Must have CAD software experience.
  • Knowledge of wood products preferred, by not necessary
  • Must be able to plan and budget a project from start to finish.
  • Must be highly motivated and able to work independently.
  • Must be able to complete a pre-employment drug screen and background check.

SHIFT: Monday – Friday
8am – 5pm

PAY: $14/hr

TO APPLY: Please submit your resume to Please copy/paste your resume in the body of the email.  For security purposes, we do not open attachments and your resume will not be looked at.

Entry Level Engineer

  • *Perform engineering work in connection with large-scale construction projects.
  • *Responsibilites may include: field engineering, operation planning, cost control, project scheduling, quantity tracking, material procurement, contract administration, estimating and supervision of field activities.
  • *Perform engineering tasks requiring standard techniques and handling minor problems of a technical nature arising during construction.
  • *Maintain records as required regarding job progress, costs, material usage, etc.
  • *May assist in planning and scheduling of job and/or job segments.
  • *Investigate problems and/or reported incidents; identify and recommend solutions/alternatives as appropriate.
  • *Review plans and specificiations to determine material requirements (quantites and qualities), pricing of materials, etc.
  • *Work with suppliers as required facilitting the handling and expediting delivery of materials.
  • *May be involved in the district estimating unit. This involves quantity takeoffs, site visits, estimating the work, sitting in on estimate reviews and helping to close out the bid.

Find complete details here.

Engineer I – Water/Wastewater

AECOM is hiring an entry level engineer at their Portland location. Emphasis on civil and structural design.

Basic Minimum Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering, master’s degree preferred, successful completion of the Fundamentals of Engineering exam (or within 6 months of hire.)

Find complete details here.

Environmental Sector Shop Technician

StormwateRx LLC is a Portland business that designs, sells, and installs stormwater treatment systems for industrial facilities on the West Coast. This small business offers an exciting work environment, great flexibility and opportunity for advancement. Help build treatment systems that clean up local waterways!

Click below for a complete job description.

StormwateRx job description

Entry-Level Civil Engineer – Aviation Services

Mead & Hunt, a nationally recognized professional services consulting firm, has a full-time position available for an entry-level civil engineer in our Portland, Oregon office. The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to: preparing airport designs, plans, specifications, and estimates using AutoCAD (Civil 3D); performing construction inspection; preparing technical airport planning and environmental analysis and reports using ArcGIS. Travel will be required.

The successful candidate will have a bachelor’s degree or higher in civil engineering from an ABET accredited college or university, or be within one semester of obtaining a bachelor’s or master’s degree in civil engineering at the time of hire (the selected candidate must obtain the degree within six months of hire date).

The ideal candidate will have the following: passed the Fundamentals of Engineering exam; experience with AutoCAD, ArcGIS, and Microsoft Office software; familiarity and coursework with planning, design, and construction. The ideal candidate will also have excellent communication and technical writing skills; problem-solving skills; goal-, detail-, and deadline-orientation; ability to work independently and as part of a team. A previous engineering internship is an asset but not required.

Find complete details here.

Entry Level Drafter

Kittelson & Associates, Inc. (KAI), an international transportation engineering and planning consultancy, is looking for a full-time, entry level drafter to join our team of CAD technicians to perform production related assignments. In this position, you will…

  •  Work full-time, onsite at our local Portland office (this is not a remote position).
  • Work closely with our technician team, as well as our staff of transportation engineers and planners in support of 13 offices firm wide.
  • Work from redline markup of report figures and graphics/plans.
  • Create and maintain complex layering and externally referenced drawing files.
  • Be familiar with the basics of scanning and image management, and be able to create an image with appropriate file size for specific applications (e.g. for the web, for print, for large plot).
  • Manage time appropriately to meet competing deadlines on multiple projects.
  • Interpret engineering notes and markups.
  • Ensure design integrity and consistency from project to project.

Note: this is an internal position; we are not interested in hiring third party consultants or independent freelancers.


  •  Two year associates degree in cad design, or two years of full-time drafting experience using Autocad and/or Microstation.
  • Civil or transportation background is preferable.
  • Attention to detail is a must.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Applicant’s career focus should be centered on mastering technical tools for creating design plans as well as illustrative graphics for reports and presentation.

To Apply

This position offers hourly pay and benefits, including a diverse cultural environment, comprehensive employer-paid health insurance, and a strong retirement program. Please send your resume, cover letter, and (if applicable) a link to your online portfolio or example work to our Hiring Coordinator at

Engineering Technician I

Requisition/Vacancy No. 87625BR
Position Title Technician I, Engineering
Job Category Engineering – Water / Wastewater
Business Line Water
Office Location US – Portland, OR
Education Required Bachelors
Why Choose AECOM? Imagine working for a truly global company whose 45,000 employees share a singular passion: to make the world a better place. We enjoy what we do at AECOM. We bring projects to life in the cities and communities in which we work, and we’re driven by a set of values and a common purpose — to create, enhance and sustain the world’s built, natural and social environments. Innovation is built into every project we manage and every community we serve. We’ll provide you support in an environment that allows you to grow and succeed. Come share your passion with us.
About the Business Line Water
We create comprehensive delivery solutions for water, wastewater and wet weather systems, desalination, water resources, water reuse, tunneling, and community infrastructure through traditional and alternative delivery services such as program management and design-build.
Job Description Emphasis on mechanical engineering, pump and pipeline design.Basic Minimum Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering, master’s degree preferred, successful completion of the Fundamentals of Engineering exam (or within 6 months of hire.  Not sure the frequency of the test.)
What We Offer AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It’s a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world’s most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It’s a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It’s what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Removal Date 28-Dec-2013Find complete details here.

Engineer I

Requisition/Vacancy No. 87623BR
Position Title Engineer I, Engineering
Job Category Engineering – Water / Wastewater
Business Line Water
Office Location US – Portland, OR
Education Required Bachelors
Why Choose AECOM? Imagine working for a truly global company whose 45,000 employees share a singular passion: to make the world a better place. We enjoy what we do at AECOM. We bring projects to life in the cities and communities in which we work, and we’re driven by a set of values and a common purpose — to create, enhance and sustain the world’s built, natural and social environments. Innovation is built into every project we manage and every community we serve. We’ll provide you support in an environment that allows you to grow and succeed. Come share your passion with us.
About the Business Line Water
We create comprehensive delivery solutions for water, wastewater and wet weather systems, desalination, water resources, water reuse, tunneling, and community infrastructure through traditional and alternative delivery services such as program management and design-build.
Job Description Emphasis on civil and structural design.Basic Minimum Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering, master’s degree preferred, successful completion of the Fundamentals of Engineering exam (or within 6 months of hire.  Not sure the frequency of the test.)
What We Offer AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It’s a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world’s most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It’s a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It’s what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Removal Date 28-Dec-2013Find complete details here.

Entry-Level Environmental Engineer

Waste Connections has an opening for a Region Environmental Engineer based at the Western Region Office in Vancouver, WA.  The Western Region of WCI encompasses WA, OR, CA, ID, MT, NV & WY. Facilities within the region consist of waste collection companies, transfer stations, material recovery facilities, landfills, and composting operations.
 This Specialist will:
  •  Review and approve all special waste streams proposed for disposal at WCI landfills in California, Oregon and Washington.
  • Work closely with customers to complete and submit special waste disposal requests.
  • Perform environmental compliance audits at WCI locations.
  • Work with regional managers to implement environmental compliance initiatives and compliance tools.
  • Interface with regulatory agencies on behalf of WCI locations.
  • Support WCI locations with compliance issues/items.
Job Requirements:
  • 0-2 years experience and a Four-year degree in Environmental Engineering, Environmental Sciences or Civil Engineering
  • An EIT on track to a professional engineer license
  • This position will require up to 50% travel.

Some direct experience in at least one of the following areas is preferred:

  • waste/materials characterization
  • environmental site assessments (ASTM ESA I & II)
  • remediation and RCRA experience
  • laboratory chemist
  • Stormwater treatment systems design and operations

Successful candidates are those who seek to thrive in an environment of operational excellence and accountability.  We offer excellent benefits including: medical, dental, vision, flexible spending account, long term disability, life insurance, 401K retirement and unlimited opportunities to “Connect with Your Future”. EOE

Quantity Surveyor with Faithful+Gould

The Faithful+Gould office in Portland OR is currently accepting college graduates seeking interest/ experience in Quantity Surveying and Estimating on large industrial projects for a client project in Hillsboro, OR.

You will be preparing cost estimates and providing business support to senior staff completing pricing and benchmarking research and maintaining project documents and files in an organized manner.

Required Skills:
1. Must thoroughly understand and utilize Information Technology in the performance of work including Internet, Microsoft Windows OS, Adobe Acrobat, and Microsoft Project.
2. Experience working in demanding environment with the ability to balance multiple tasks and display analytical skills
3. Demonstrated ability to work with a multitude of project team members and experience in customer relations
4. Strong oral and written communication skills
5. Must have working knowledge of electronic takeoff including CAD Measure, and working knowledge of a commercially available construction cost estimating system.
6. Experience with databases, and web-based applications is highly desired.
7. Strong self-organization with emphasis to detail, self-initiation and follow through
8. Strong professional, interpersonal skills, must be highly articulate and have a clear and analytical approach to problem solving.

Information on how to apply: Job# US-000865 |


Creative leadership and ability to explore the use of non-traditional ways of management and service delivery.Developing and administering budgets;Conflict resolution and consensus building.Interpersonal communication and relationships as applied to interaction with coworkers, supervisors, the general public, City Council and others sufficient to exchange or convey information, direction and to receive work direction.Analyzing situations, identifying alternative solutions, projecting consequences of actions, and implementing recommendations;Contract negotiations;Providing excellent customer service; andInterpreting and applying applicable federal, state and local laws, permits, codes, rules and regulations as they apply to street operations.


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