The City of Portland, Oregon’s Bureau of Development Services is recruiting for Structural Engineer
Great Benefits! Compensation: $42.96 - $52.21 Hourly
REVISED Recruitment Opens: Monday, November 21, 2016
REVISED Recruitment Close: Monday, December 12, 2016
Recruitment Summary: http://www.portlandoregon.gov/bds/43591
For Qualifications and To Apply Visit: www.PortlandOregon.gov/JOBS when recruitment opens November 21, 2016
The Mission of Portland’s Bureau of Development Services is to promote safety, livability, and economic vitality through efficient and collaborative application of building and development codes.
Structural Engineers for the Bureau of Development Services (BDS) 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 structural plan reviews of private development and public work structures. Typical projects to review include - but are not limited to - building and non-building structures (both commercial and residential), foundations, retaining walls and shoring, and cell towers. The review process assures compliance with applicable codes and regulations and professional standards of practice, with an end goal of meeting the Bureau’s Mission Statement, which is: to promote the safety, livability and economic vitality through efficient and collaborative application of building and development codes. Building relationships and communicating in a positive and effective way are part of daily interactions with professional engineers, design professionals, contractors and building owners as well as other review groups within the City of Portland. BDS 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. The vacancy is in the Engineering Plan Review Section of the Bureau of Development Services.
- Generous vacation and sick leave accrual benefits; holidays plus three personal holidays each year
- Medical, dental, vision, life and long-term disability; dependent coverage (children, spouse or domestic partner)
- Flexible Spending Accounts: Medical Expense Reimbursement Plan and Dependent Care Assistance Plan
- City-paid retirement contributions; and an optional employee-paid Deferred Compensation Plan
It is the policy of the City of Portland that no person shall be discriminated against based on race, religion, color, sex, marital status, family status, national origin, age, mental or physical disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or source of income. The City values diversity and encourages everyone who is interested in employment with the City to apply
An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
Fluency in a second language is desirable, but not required. To learn more about this position and the qualifications, please join us for an optional Information Session (see below for details). For questions about this position and the qualifications, contact Amit Kumar at Amit.Kumar@portlandoregon.gov or (503) 823-7561.
OPTIONAL INFORMATION SESSION
Learn more about the positions and the qualifications at one of the following Information sessions.
Wednesday, November 30, 2016
5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Wednesday, December 7, 2016
12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Location for all sessions:
Bureau of Development Services at the CH2M Center
2020 SW 4th Avenue, suite 190 (first floor), Lincoln Conference Room
Portland, OR 97201
To participate remotely, contact Krystal Ngene by 2:00 p.m. Pacific Time two business days in advance, at: Krystal.Ngene@PortlandOregon.Gov.