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Civil Engineer (Public Works)

Company: AKS Engineering & Forestry, LLC
Location: Tualatin
Posted on: July 9, 2024

Job Description:

Job SummaryAKS Engineering & Forestry (AKS) has an immediate opening for an experienced civil engineer in our Tualatin, Oregon office. You will work closely with our principals and multidisciplinary task leads on a mix of private site development and public works projects throughout theOregon Cascades.This opening is ideal for a registered professional who can take the lead on design of projects and can independently manage projects. AKS offers a supportive work environment with an excellent benefit package and an outstanding opportunity for personal and professional growth.If you are looking to join a well-respected and talented team of professionals in a dynamic organization that is poised for growth, then you'll want to consider AKS.Ideal Candidate Qualifications:

  • 5+years of design experience with some project management responsibilities
  • BS in Civil Engineering or equivalent (required)
  • Oregon Professional Civil Engineer's license
  • Self-motivated, proactive, and detail-oriented
  • Working knowledge of Civil 3D and/or MicroStation
  • Effective written and oral communication skills including proposal and report writing
  • Ability to work quickly, manage multiple and conflicting deadlines, and establish priorities
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Comfortable networking with clients and colleagues to develop and maintain professional relationships
  • Personal responsibility for completing quality work within budgets and timelines
  • Possess solid time management, and follow-through skills
  • Proven ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Must have valid US drivers licenseJob Functions & Responsibilities:The focus of this full-time position is to provide design engineering for residential, industrial, commercial, education, recreational, transportation and public works projects.Working with a Principal, the following tasks will be assigned:
    • Lead and manage projects from early planning through design development and construction.
    • Perform and coordinate AutoCAD drafting in support of civil engineering design process
    • Prepare stormwater run-off calculations, designs, and reports
    • Coordinate with in-house disciplines and outside subconsultants
    • Develop plans, specifications, and reports and stamp final documents
    • Provide thorough on-going QA/QC review of deliverables
    • Perform site and infrastructure design per county/city standards and maintain good communication with the planning/engineering staff of the jurisdiction to minimize future changes and misunderstandings
    • Conduct and coordinate periodic site visits to construction sites to monitor quality and work progress
    • Prepare and manage project correspondence and documentation
    • Tabulate bid items and calculate construction bid quantities and prepare cost estimates from plans and specifications.
    • Network with clients, agency personnel, and colleagues to build/maintain professional network
    • Drive company-owned vehicle to job sites and meetings
    • Maintain relationships with clients to develop future opportunitiesCompany OverviewAKS Engineering & Forestry is a locally owned multi-discipline engineering consulting firm focused on developing infrastructure for private and public clients throughout the Pacific Northwest. Remaining true to our values and diligently maintaining our focus on quality enables our staff to thrive and grow. With four offices and over 26 years in business, AKS is a well-respected and trusted resource to a broad portfolio of clients providing a unique and diverse combination of services. - Civil Engineering - Land, Aerial, and Hydrographic Surveying - Land Use Planning - Landscape Architecture - Forestry/Forest Engineering - Arboriculture - Natural Resources - Water Resources - Construction Support Services - GISCultureAKS is recognized annually as one of the Top Workplaces in Oregon and Southwest Washington. With a reputation built on personal responsibility, straight answers, practical solutions, and client and employee service, AKS has become a highly sought-after place to work. We care deeply about building long-term relationships at all levels of our organization and look for opportunities to share meals together every week, go on teambuilding adventures, make team site visits, and host events that bring our people and clients together.We are organized around multidisciplinary teams that follow a project from conception through construction. We function as one team, one company, one community, and empower our employees to deliver their best work to evolve, grow, and succeed.Benefits:AKS proudly offers a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, immediately vested 401k matching, and additional benefits and special perks. Including:
      • Opportunities for personal and professional development, mentorship, advancement, and training
      • Collaborative team environment, fun atmosphere, all staff, and team events
      • Security working for an established, reputable, stable, and successful company
      • Weekly lunches with dining area set up to encourage staff to spend unstructured time together
      • Flexible work schedule, vacations, and time offVisit our website atfor more information on the work we do, and all that AKS offers.
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Keywords: AKS Engineering & Forestry, LLC, Portland , Civil Engineer (Public Works), Engineering , Tualatin, Oregon

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