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Entry-Level Civil Engineer

AKS Engineering & Forestry (AKS) is seeking entry level permanent full time Civil Engineers for our Tualatin, OR, Keizer, OR, and Vancouver, WA offices. We are looking for entry-level permanent full-time Civil Engineers in all our offices to work alongside our Project Engineers. It is an opportunity to provide design engineering for residential, industrial, commercial, education, recreational, or public works projects while working closely with the entire team. We believe engineers produce their best work when they have a holistic understanding of how all the disciplines work together so we structure our project teams to encourage collaboration. As an entry-level civil engineer this provides an excellent opportunity to learn from others with more experience while developing your skills.

If you are looking to join a well-respected and talented team of professionals in a dynamic organization, then you’ll want to consider AKS.  Come grow your professional career at AKS!

Ideal Candidate Qualifications:
  • BS in Civil Engineering and or Forest Engineering (required)
  • EIT (preferred)
  • Effective written and oral communication skills
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite/AutoCAD/Civil 3D
  • Ability to work quickly, manage multiple and conflicting deadlines, establish priorities
  • Assume personal responsibility for completing quality work within budgets and timelines
  • Comfortable networking with clients and colleagues to develop and maintain professional relationships
Job Description:

While working under the direction of the Project Engineer, specific responsibilities will include:

  • Performing street and utility design per county/city standards and conditions of approval while maintaining good communication with the planning/engineering staff of the jurisdiction to minimize future changes and misunderstandings
  • Performing Hydrology/Hydraulic calculations for designing stormwater management systems.
  • AutoCAD/Civil 3D drafting including importing points, line work/drafting, generating and modifying horizontal and vertical alignments, grading, performing earthwork calculations, generating and transferring points, etc.
  • Generating and compiling submittal packages for land use applications, construction plans, survey records, etc.
  • Performing survey/utility research
  • Working in the field to learn AKS procedures for construction inspection, construction staking, topographic, and boundary surveys
  • Performing survey/utility research
  • Working in the field to learn AKS procedures for construction staking, topographic, and boundary surveys
  • Learn and study the engineering and land surveying profession to increase knowledge and prepare for EIT/PE and/or LSIT/LS exams
  • Completing projects and special assignments as requested
  • Doing what needs to be done

Also, AKS values and supports professional licensure. AKS encourages employees to learn and study the engineering and land surveying professions to increase their knowledge, and will assist them in attending related seminars and obtaining study materials to prepare for the FE/PE and/or FLS/PLS exams.

Location:

Tualatin, Oregon, Keizer, Oregon, and Vancouver, Washington

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