Senior Engineering Analyst

Lane County Public Works | Eugene, OR

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Posted Date 5/20/2024

Lane County’s Engineering & Construction Services (ECS) Division is currently seeking a talented individual to help supervise our Design Engineering Team. Lane County offers a unique environment where you can contribute to the development of our communities and make a lasting impact on the lives of the residents we serve. Our team tackles complex urban and rural public improvement projects, while working in a county that spans a large and diverse geographic area.

$85,363.20 - $111,217.60 Annually

As a supervising member of our Design Engineering Team, you will have the opportunity to work on a diverse range of capital improvement projects, primarily focusing on major roadways and intersections, fish passage culverts using the latest stream simulation techniques, stormwater and water quality facilities, ADA accessible designs, as well as environmental feasibility assessments, specifications, detailed cost estimates and plans designed with Civil3D. These projects are the backbone of our infrastructure, and your project management and team building skills will play a crucial role in bringing them to life.

Lane County is also known for its strong partnerships with various organizations, including the US Forest Service, Federal Highway Administration, Oregon Department of Transportation, local Watershed Councils, and local cities. By joining our team, you will have the chance to collaborate with these entities, and network with other planning, engineering and construction professionals.

If you are a team builder and project manager who is seeking a stimulating and fulfilling career, we encourage you to apply for our open position. Take the leap and join Lane County's Engineering & Construction Services Division to embark on a journey that will not only shape our infrastructure but also significantly impact your own career success.

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.

NOTE: This position does require a Professional Engineer (P.E.) license, and the successful candidate will receive a 5% pay differential for holding that license.

Typical job duties:

  • This position acts as a supervisory project manager, actively mentoring engineering staff and performing a key role in advancement of the Engineering & Construction Services (ECS) Division’s Strategic Action Plan, including the following tasks:
  • Schedules and supervises assigned staff, providing guidance and support for their professional development.
  • Supervises Design staff in the assembly of project schedules, plans, specifications, and cost estimates for public improvements.
  • Develops and reviews technical reports regarding pavements, structures, slope stability, roadside safety, hazardous materials, fish passage culverts, and stormwater detention and treatment.
  • Manages outside consultants in support of County design work.
  • Collaborates with other ECS workgroups and County divisions in project development, scoping and design of public improvements.
  • Trains and maintains the work standards of the Design workgroup staff to meet established project design requirements and ODOT Certified Local Public Agency requirements.
  • Develops concise and comprehensive project plans, and engages in budgeting procedures, and proficiently oversees design project budgets.
  • Utilizes a variety of computer software including Ebuilder, CIVIL3D, MS Teams, MS Outlook, MS Word, MS Excel, MS Project, and PowerPoint to facilitate tasks effectively.
  • Creates plans using Autodesk Civil3D software and trains others in its use.
  • Uses, implements and trains others in the use of eBuilder project management software.
  • Performs other engineering and research tasks in support of Lane County business needs, members of the public, and other government entities, as assigned.
  • Leads and provides assistance to the organizational unit, fostering a positive work environment that values diversity and equity.
  • Establishes standard practices, policies, and procedures for day-to-day operations, communicating expectations clearly to staff.
  • Consults with stakeholders and researches relevant laws and regulations to define project scope and requirements.
  • Prepares and reviews design and construction cost estimates, monitoring project progress and budget adherence.
  • Manages risks associated with design of complex construction projects, ensuring the prudent expenditure of public resources.
  • Procures environmental, engineering contracts via Requests for Proposals, overseeing the bidding process and contract negotiations.

About the Division

The Design Services Workgroup is part of the Engineering & Construction Services Division that is responsible for 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: Schedule will be Mon-Fri, 8am – 5 pm, with a one-hour break, overtime may be required periodically to meet deadlines.

*This is an ADMIN-PRO represented position*


Bachelor's degree in a field related to area of assignment; and sufficient experience as necessitated by the competency level of the position.


  • Lead Level: 5-8 years of progressively responsible professional experience; fully competent professional.
  • Supervisory experience desired.
  • 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:

  • Valid Oregon Driver’s License, or able to obtain one within 6 months.
  • Registered as a Professional Engineer (P.E.) in state of Oregon within six months of hire.

Special Requirements

  • Required qualifications: Autodesk Civil3D
  • Desirable qualifications: Ebuilder, MS Project

Studies have shown that women and BIPOC individuals 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 county will consider any equivalent combination of knowledge, skills, education, and experience to meet minimum qualifications. If you are interested in applying, we encourage you to think broadly about your background and skill set for the role.

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.

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