The City of Portland is hiring a Bridge engineer within the Portland Bureau of Transportation! Bridge Engineers perform advanced professional engineering assignments. Work is completed by using individual creativity and initiative, while also collaborating and problem solving with team members on unusual or complex projects. The core of the work is performing specialized bridge & retaining wall designs and reviews of public work and private development structures.
Typical projects to design and/or review include - but are not limited to – public bridge structures, foundations, retaining walls and shoring. The design and review processes assure compliance with applicable codes and regulations and professional standards of practice. Building relationships and communicating in a positive and effective way are part of daily interactions with professional engineers, design professionals, contractors, members of the public as well as other design, review, and construction groups within the City of Portland. PBOT strives to provide all services in an equitable manner; demonstrated understanding and abilities in the areas of equity, inclusion, diversity and/or accessibility are preferred.
This classification is represented by PTE 17 (Formerly COPPEA). To view this labor agreement, please go to https://www.portlandoregon.gov/bhr/27840 and click the appropriate link.
Why work at the City of Portland? The City of Portland is committed to offering medical, dental, vision, basic life, and long term disability coverage that provides quality care, support and value to eligible employees and their family members. Additional benefits such as flexible spending accounts, supplemental life insurance and employee assistance program coverage is available to ensure employees have the appropriate tools to safeguard themselves and their family.
The Portland Bureau of Transportation is a community partner in shaping a livable city. We plan, build, manage and maintain an effective and safe transportation system that provides people and businesses access and mobility. We keep Portland moving. For more information about the Portland Bureau of Transportation, please visit www.portlandoregon.gov/pbot. The Portland Bureau of Transportation embraces diversity, models inclusivity, and promotes equity through its service delivery, internal operations, organizational culture, and in its work with partners and the community.
The following minimum qualifications are required for this position: Experience applying the principles of bridge and structural engineering to the design, construction, maintenance, and/or inspections of structures in the right-of-way. Knowledge of principles and practices of earthquake engineering. Experience designing, reviewing and evaluating bridge, retaining wall, foundation and/or shoring construction documents for accuracy and compliance with state and local laws and regulations Such As: the AASHTO Design Codes. Experience inspecting the construction of bridges and/or retaining walls Ability to communicate scientific and technical matters, both orally and in writing, to non-technical individuals, including policy makers and the public Ability to engage in problem solving and conflict resolution; to represent the City; and to partner effectively with citizens and construction professionals. Applicants must also possess: A valid state driver's license and an acceptable driving record at the time of hire. A certification of registration as a Professional Civil or Structural Engineer. If certification is from a state other than Oregon, must obtain a State of Oregon registration as a Professional Civil or Structural Engineer within 6 months of the date of hire.