Civil Staff Engineer | VanderHouwen

Civil Staff Engineer

Beaverton, Oregon

Direct Hire

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Job Id: 63013

Civil Staff Engineer
Due growth our client is looking to expand their civil engineering service capacity. If you are interested in being a part of a growing team in an established business, this position may be a good fit for you!

This role is full-time remote or part-time remote in Portland, OR or Southern Pines, NC

This Position will be Responsible for:
Executing engineering, design, and plan preparation/drafting to meet the project deliverables.
Assisting in determination of feasible and effective resource allocation for projects.
Assisting in oversight and management of designers to meet the project deliverables.

Projects for this position will include the development and modernization of heavy industrial facilities across the US. Most of the work will be with wood products manufactures (sawmills), cold storage facilities, or other manufacturing and distribution clients. Tasks for this position will generally focus on the site evaluation and planning, development of facility road and rail access, design of utility connections and coordination with service providers, site grading, stormwater and drainage design, development of erosion and sediment control measures, and coordination and acquisition of permits from federal, state, county, and local agencies.

Position Requirements and Responsibilities:
Direct preparation of construction documents for civil (site development) engineering activities. Including; site grading; stormwater, and utility plans, profiles, details, and note sheets.
Broad experience working in all aspects of AutoCAD Civil 3D. Experience with REVIT, MEP design, and other AutoDesk applications a plus.
Experience in calculations for potable and fire water, sewage transfer and disposal, and natural gas and propane services.
Extensive experience in the use of stormwater and storm drain calculation software (HydroCAD, Hydraflow, etc.) and a working knowledge of the basis of these programs (TR55 and TR-20).
Experience in floodplain calculations using HEC-RAS and a working knowledge of the basis of this program.
Experience in environmental permitting and coordination for wetlands, waterways, floodplains, endangered species, stormwater quantity and quality, and erosion and sediment control.
Experience in jurisdictional permitting for zoning and subdivision and land development.
General knowledge of soils and geotechnical engineering for construction, bearing capacity, infiltration, excavation, and fill.
Some experience in construction oversight and construction management.
General knowledge of means, methods, and equipment for topographic survey and construction stake out.
Effective communication with the design team to plan, develop drawings, prepare basic design models, and resolve problems.
Effective communication with Project Engineers and Project Managers to stay on-task, understand and implement changes in scope, and meet deadlines.
Position will require some travel to job sites once every two to three months. Travel should be equal to or less than 5 business days.

Education and Licensing Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree in engineering and 4 to 7 years of progressive experience in industry-related civil, structural, or geotechnical engineering.
United States based Professional Civil Engineer with licensing in a US state that permits licensing by reciprocity.

Additional Skills Required for the Role Include:
Must be a self-starter and be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment.
Must be comfortable making decisions.
Problem Solving
Critical Thinking
Attention to Detail
Strong desire to learn and help others.

Salary: $90,000.00 – $110,000.00 per year (DOE)

Benefits are available to eligible full-time employees and can include coverage for medical, dental, life insurance, long term disability, 401k with employer match, and wellness programs.

About VanderHouwen
VanderHouwen is an award-winning, Women-Owned, WBENC certified professional staffing firm. Founded in 1987, VanderHouwen has been successfully placing experienced professionals throughout the Pacific Northwest and nationwide. Our recruitment teams are highly specialized in either Technology and IT, Engineering, or Accounting and Finance career markets. Our recruiters value building meaningful, professional relationships with each candidate as well as developing honed knowledge of companies’ staffing needs and workplaces. Partner with us to land your next exciting career.

VanderHouwen is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify. VanderHouwen does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state or federal civil rights laws.

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