City Engineer

Tualatin, City of | Tualatin, OR

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Posted Date 3/10/2021


The City of Tualatin, Oregon has an amazing opportunity to become our next City Engineer. The City of Tualatin is a dynamic, vibrant community conveniently located just 12 miles south of Portland and 30 miles north of Salem, the state capital. Tualatin has 28,000 residents in 8.2 square miles that lies primarily in Washington County, with a small portion in Clackamas County. The City of Tualatin was recently selected as one of the best places to live by, citing our ample outdoor opportunities and year-round events.

The City of Tualatin is seeking a City Engineer looking to make a difference in the community by providing progressive and innovative leadership. The ideal candidate has an excellent reputation as a creative problem solver who enjoys collaborating and building consensus. The City Engineer has excellent communications skills and can easily explain complex engineering ideas to the layperson in writing or in conversation.

The City Engineer is well rounded with wide-ranging experience in typical municipal projects such as streets, sidewalks, bicycle facilities, water distribution, sewer collection, stormwater management, subdivisions, and commercial development. The ideal candidate brings a combination of public and private sector experience and enjoys working on a wide variety of projects. The successful candidate easily connects the dots and understands how the various pieces of the projects fit together. The City Engineer monitors best practices in order to drive efficiency and inform decision making.

For more information about the position and the City of Tualatin, please see our




A minimum of five years demonstrated progressively responsible experience as a Professional Engineer with a thorough knowledge of Civil Engineering principles and practices as related to a wide variety of public works projects. The successful candidate must possess a valid Professional Engineer's License and, if licensed in another state, must have the ability to attain an Oregon PE in a reasonable timeframe. A minimum of two years in a supervisory capacity is required. A Bachelor's or Master's degree in Civil Engineering from an accredited college or university, or any satisfactory equivalent combination of education and experience which ensures the ability to perform the work may be substituted.


Additional Information


The salary range is $93,004.73 - $117,746.62 DOQ, including an excellent benefits package. The City Engineer will report to the Community Development Director. To be considered, a cover letter must be attached to your application. The City of Tualatin is an Equal Opportunity Employer dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination, and rigorously strives to increase diversity and inclusion. Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply for jobs unless they believe they are able to perform every task in the job description. We are most interested in finding the best candidate for the job, and that candidate may be one who comes from a less traditional background. The City will consider any equivalent combination of knowledge skills education and experience to meet minimum qualifications. If you think you are interested in applying, we encourage you to think broadly about your background and skillset for the role. Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. First review of applications is currently scheduled for March 22, and candidates who apply before that date will be processed first. The City may close the recruitment at any time following the first review of applications. Apply online at


Job Category
Local Government
Career Level
Mid Level

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