Sr. Engineering Associate: This position works in the Design section of the Engineering and Construction Service division and requires a broad knowledge of principles, practices and procedures of engineering design and analysis. Position pays a 5% salary differential for Oregon Registered P.E. or 3% salary differential for E.I.T.
Salary: $70,158.40 - $91,374.40 Annually
Engineering - Responsibilities will generally include; conducting special studies, analyses and evaluation of transportation issues and quality assurance programs; reviewing plans and permit issues for development; designing and inspecting infrastructure enhancements; designing, inspecting and implementing water quality and other natural resource related projects; reviewing engineering plans and specifications; coordinating services with other agencies and departments; and overseeing assigned engineering projects.
About the Position
This position prepares plans, specifications, and bid documents for public improvement projects, such as road modernizations, pavement overlays, stormwater management, fish-friendly culverts, and site improvements. In addition, this position ensures compliance with applicable city, state, and federal requirements and sound engineering practice. This position acts as the project manager and responsible engineer for assigned projects, handling the necessary coordination with other work groups, consultants, and outside stakeholders that contribute to the advancement of the project. In addition, this position ensures compliance with applicable city, state and federal permits and sound engineering practices. This position also mentors junior engineering staff on the design team and is a leader in the advancement of the division’s Strategic Action Plan.
About the Division
Engineering & Construction Services Division responsibilities include planning, designing and constructing safe and efficient transportation systems for Lane County. The Division also provides high quality and comprehensive engineering and construction services to other County Departments and external public agency clients that manage, maintain, and plan public improvement programs and projects. Our mission is to provide these important services for the benefit of citizens, businesses, industries, and visitors to Lane County.
Schedule: Monday - Friday; 8:00am - 5:00pm
*This is an ADMIN-PRO represented position*
Bachelor's degree in a field related to area of assignment, such as Civil Engineering, Surveying, Environmental Science, Geography, Construction Services, GIS, etc. and sufficient experience as necessitated by the competency level of the position. Or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job.
Journey Level (N4304): 2-5 years of progressively responsible professional experience.
Specialized knowledge specific to area of assignment may be required.
Or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above.
Licensing Requirements (positions in this class may require):
Valid Oregon Driver's License
Professional Engineer (PE) Designation
Professional Land Surveyor
Positions in this class typically require: talking, hearing, seeing, and repetitive motions.
Light Work: Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. If the use of arm and/or leg controls requires exertion of forces greater than that for Sedentary Work and the worker sits most of the time, the job is rated for Light Work.
Incumbents may be subjected to fumes, dusts, gases, chemicals, extreme temperatures, intense noises and travel.
The above description is intended to represent only the key areas of responsibilities; specific position assignments will vary depending on the business needs of the department.
Equal Employment Opportunity
Lane County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value diversity, equity, and inclusion as essential elements that create and foster a welcoming workplace. All qualified persons will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, political affiliation, disability or any other factor unrelated to the essential functions of the job.