Are you looking for the next step on your career path? If so, Come Lead with Us by joining the Operations and Maintenance division of the Department of Land Use and Transportation as an Engineering Technician III!
The Operations and Maintenance (OPS) division is currently recruiting for two (2) Engineering Technician III's (ET III). This classification is the highest level class within the Engineering Technician series and performs highly complex technical assignments.
The OPS Division is responsible for the inspections of developments related to road improvements, asset inventory, Right-of-Way permits, emergency response, and contract inspection. Technicians in these roles will perform technical work associated with the planning, assessing, and cataloging of transportation asset data (i.e. pavements, bridges, culverts, storm water structures, etc.,) as well as providing inspection support for construction activity performed by both contracted forces and county crews. These positions will also participate in emergency response activities which can include, but is not limited to, field assessment of damaged infrastructure or as support staff for the planning of emergency situations. Additionally, individuals in these roles will assist and become familiar with all other functions of the division including, but not limited to, issuing/reviewing right-of-way permits, evaluating "Service Requests", and providing technical and non-technical support to the department. Individuals applying for the ET III openings should be familiar with roadway construction activities such as excavation, sidewalks, drainage, paving, traffic control, and other related activities. Technicians should also know how to operate tools and equipment associated with roadway construction such as basic survey equipment, distance measuring devices, and other related equipment. Other necessary skills include computer proficiency and the ability to safely operate full size passenger vehicles and pickups.
A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:
Four (4) years increasingly responsible experience in road construction, inspection, or civil or traffic engineering; OR
An Associate's Degree in civil engineering or related field; AND
Two (2) years of responsible experience in road construction, road construction inspection, construction management, civil engineering, traffic engineering, or surveying.
Internal Number: 2018-242
About Washington County
Washington County is located in Hillsboro, Oregon.