Engineering Associate

City of Portland, Bureau of Environmental Services | Portland, OR

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Posted Date 8/30/2019


Start your Engineering career with the City of Portland as an Engineering Associate! Experience a variety of projects impacting the City while still having the work life balance that you need. Engineering Associates perform routine to intermediate engineering design and construction project management or developer/building plan reviews. 
You may be assigned to small and large projects, applying technical  engineering  knowledge  to  the design, maintenance, improvement and construction of solutions to improve the City's infrastructure and support private development.  

As an Engineering Associate with the City of Portland, you will perform work under the supervision of professional engineers who serve as resource experts and routinely review work in progress or upon completion for accuracy and quality.


The following minimum qualifications are required for this position:
  1. Knowledge of the theory, principles and practices associated with Civil Engineering design.
  2. Knowledge  of  the  principles  and  practices  of  project management such as contract  administration  and/or  construction management.
  3. Experience with computers and software pertaining to civil engineering.  Please list specific software experience in your answer.
  4. Experience deriving information from plans and maps.
  5. Basic knowledge and ability to derive information from specifications, regulations, and/or codes.
  6. Ability to interact effectively, problem solve, and partner with team members in a diverse workforce.    
Applicants must also possess:
  • Ability to secure a State Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) certification within nine months of hire. 


Job Category
Local Government
Career Level
Mid Level

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