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Engineering Technician III

JOB # 2021-010

Do you have a passion for transportation projects? Are you considered an inspection and construction extraordinaire? Are you ready for a career that is both fulfilling and rewarding? If so, Come Lead with Us by joining Washington County's Department of Land Use and Transportation as an Engineering Technician III!

The Capital Project Services (CPS) Division of the Department of Land Use and Transportation is recruiting for an Engineering Technician III. This is the highest-level class within the Engineering Technician series and performs highly complex technical assignments. The CPS Division is responsible for multi-million-dollar transportation improvements projects. The Engineering Technician III is a lead inspection person responsible for tasks related to the construction of our transportation facilities. Examples of duties include but are not limited to road and bridge construction inspection, traffic signal installation, and the construction of underground utilities. Engineering Technician III's must have the ability to read, understand, review, and interpret complex construction and project plans, specifications, and other contract documents. They are also responsible for tracking and calculating quantities, along with ensuring compliance with plans and specifications.  

Education and Experience:
A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:
  • Four (4) years of 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.

  • Some positions may require the possession of or the ability to obtain the Oregon Department of Transportation General Construction Inspector Certification within one (1) year of appointment.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and have an acceptable driving record per Washington County policy.