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Civil Engineer/Project Manager

AKS Engineering & Forestry (AKS) has an immediate opening for an experienced Civil Engineer/Project Manager 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.  Come grow your professional career at AKS!

Ideal Candidate Qualifications:
  • 5 to 10 years of design experience with some project management responsibilities
  • BS in Civil Engineering or equivalent (required)
  • Oregon 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.
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
  • Maintain relationships with clients to develop future opportunities
Office Location:

Bend, Oregon

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