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Civil Engineer (Public Works)

Company: AKS Engineering & Forestry
Location: Bend
Posted on: November 21, 2022

Job Description:

Job Summary

AKS Engineering & Forestry (AKS) has an immediate opening for an experienced civil engineer in our Bend, Oregon office. You will work closely with our principals and multidisciplinary task leads on a mix of private site development and public works projects throughout Central Oregon. This opening is ideal for a registered professional who can take the lead on design of projects and can independently manage projects. AKS offers a supportive work environment with an excellent benefit package and an outstanding opportunity for personal and professional growth. If you are looking to join a well-respected and talented team of professionals in a dynamic organization that is poised for growth, then you'll want to consider AKS.

Ideal Candidate Qualifications:

5+ years of design experience with some project management responsibilities

BS in Civil Engineering or equivalent (required)

Oregon Professional Civil Engineer's license

Self-motivated, proactive, and detail-oriented

Working knowledge of Civil 3D and/or MicroStation

Effective written and oral communication skills including proposal and report writing

Ability to work quickly, manage multiple and conflicting deadlines, and establish priorities

Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite

Comfortable networking with clients and colleagues to develop and maintain professional relationships

Personal responsibility for completing quality work within budgets and timelines

Possess solid time management, and follow-through skills

Proven ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team.

Must have valid US drivers license

Job Functions & Responsibilities: The focus of this full-time position is to provide design engineering for residential, industrial, commercial, education, recreational, transportation and public works projects. Working with a Principal, the following tasks will be assigned:

Lead and manage projects from early planning through design development and construction.

Perform and coordinate AutoCAD drafting in support of civil engineering design process

Prepare stormwater run-off calculations, designs, and reports

Coordinate with in-house disciplines and outside subconsultants

Develop plans, specifications, and reports and stamp final documents

Provide thorough on-going QA/QC review of deliverables

Perform site and infrastructure design per county/city standards and maintain good communication with the planning/engineering staff of the jurisdiction to minimize future changes and misunderstandings

Conduct and coordinate periodic site visits to construction sites to monitor quality and work progress

Prepare and manage project correspondence and documentation

Tabulate bid items and calculate construction bid quantities and prepare cost estimates from plans and specifications.

Network with clients, agency personnel, and colleagues to build/maintain professional network

Drive company-owned vehicle to job sites and meetings

Maintain relationships with clients to develop future opportunities

Company Overview

AKS is a locally owned infrastructure engineering firm that provides professional consulting services to municipal and private clients in the Pacific Northwest. Our company provides a unique combination of services including civil and forest engineering, land surveying, land use planning, natural resources, landscape architecture, arboriculture, water resources, GIS, and construction support. With this combination of professionals, we bring a holistic approach to problem-solving that allows us to implement solutions that may not be obvious when viewed from a single perspective. We have an established, broad-based portfolio of clients including landowners, real-estate developers, architects, government agencies, public service providers, timberland owners, and others. With four offices and 25 years in business, AKS is a well-respected and trusted resource to our clients. AKS is consistently ranked as one of the largest engineering firms in the Portland metropolitan area. Despite our growth, we have remained true to our values and diligently maintain our focus on quality. Visit our website at for additional information about the work we do.

The Culture

AKS is not your typical consulting firm. We have created a unique work environment that is professional, friendly, casual, hardworking, and fun. With a reputation built on personal responsibility, straight answers, practical solutions, and above all else, client service, AKS has become a highly sought-after place to work. In fact, AKS was recognized by The Oregonian as one of the Top Workplaces of 2018, 2019, 2021, and 2022. We specifically locate our offices closer to where our employees live, and our clients have projects providing us faster response to our clients and a shorter drive to work for most employees. We emphasize building long-term relationships with clients at all levels of our organization and this philosophy has allowed us to expand and grow. Every employee is a valuable asset and everyone's voice matters.


AKS values our employees and proudly provides competitive compensation, benefits, and special perks. Checkout the Careers page of our website for more information on all that AKS offers.

Keywords: AKS Engineering & Forestry, Bend , Civil Engineer (Public Works), Other , Bend, Oregon

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