Professional Engineer

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State of Oregon
Salem, OR, United States

Phone: 9717190299
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Professional Engineer


Salem, OR 



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Job Description:

The Oregon State Marine Board (OSMB) is Oregon’s recreational boating agency dedicated to safety, education, and access in an enhanced environment. This goal is achieved through the registration, business services, boating facilities, boating safety and administrative programs of the agency. There are 39.5 FTE budgeted positions at the Marine Board. This position resides in the Boating Facilities Program, whose general purpose, through partnerships, is to provide quality, safe and accessible boating access.


The Marine Board does not own or operate any boating access facilities.  The Boating Facilities Program collaborates and partners with governmental entities by providing state and federal matching grants for the acquisition, planning, development and maintenance of boating access facilities. In limited cases private marinas are eligible for federal grant funding.  In addition, the Program provides technical assistance in the form of design, engineering, surveying, environmental permitting, project planning and recreational boating advocacy.


What You Will Do

This position is the agency’s engineering expert and will review and approve as the OSMB Engineer of Record, professional and technical engineering work, provide civil engineering design, topographic and bathymetric survey for the development, renovation and improvements of recreational boating access sites in Oregon.


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The Benefits of Joining Our Team

The State of Oregon offers a competitive and affordable health and benefits package, including excellent medical, vision and dental coverage, paid holidays off, and personal business leave, as well as paid and accrued vacation leave and sick leave. In addition to standard medical benefits and employee leave, the state also provides additional optional benefits, such as basic life insurance, short-term disability, long-term disability, deferred compensation savings program, and flexible spending accounts for health care and childcare expenses.


What We Are Looking For

A valid Professional Engineer's (PE) license in Civil, Structural, or Transportation-related engineering and three (3) years of journey level professional engineer experience.
Depending upon the position, additional education, experience or engineering license in a specialized field may be required.


Candidates who are the most competitive will also reflect the following:

  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of engineering principles.
  • Advanced engineering judgement and ability to apply engineering principles in complex situations.
  • Working knowledge of contracting and construction
  • Experience with AutoCAD and Civil3D is required.
  • Experience using electronic survey equipment and data collection is desired.
  • Experience working in collaborative teams
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills used to effectively work with coworkers, stakeholders, public and contractors
  • Experience writing technical reports, construction inspections, and other correspondence.
  • Experience and understanding of hydrologic analysis is preferred
  • Must be detailed oriented, able to meet strict deadlines, prioritize workloads and perform duties with limited supervision.
  • Boating experience desired
  • Required use of MS Word, Excel, Access


The State of Oregon requires all executive branch employees to complete their COVID-19 vaccination series or have an approved exception to the requirement due to a medical condition or sincerely held religious belief. Successful candidates for this position must submit vaccination documentation or be approved for an exception prior to their first day of employment. Failure to provide proof of full documentation or receipt of an approved exception will lead to withdrawal of the job offer. For more information, visit our policy listed here.


How to Apply

Your candidate profile, cover letter, and resume are the perfect place to display your interest in the position and highlight the skills and experience you will bring, making you the best candidate for the position. Submissions are screened for consistency of information and communication skills at the professional level (attention to detail, spelling, grammar, etc.).

  • Current State of Oregon employees - You must apply through your employee Workday account. At the time of application, please attach your current cover letter and resume
  • External Applicants - Please visit the State of Oregon job opportunities web-page to submit your application for the position, which includes your current cover letter and resume


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  • The salary listed is the non-PERS qualifying salary range. If the successful candidate is PERS qualifying, the salary range will reflect the additional 6.95%
  • This announcement is for one, full-time, Professional Engineer 2 position - Please review the Classification and Compensation page for more details on the classification, or you may visit our website for information on the job offer process following pay equity
  • If you have questions about the job announcement, or need an alternate format top apply, please contact the Senior Recruiter, Francisco Garibay, at: | 971-719-6326
  • Applicants must be authorized to work in the United States. Applicants who require VISA sponsorship will not be considered at this time
  • This position requires a background or security check and fingerprinting to handle confidential or negotiable documents. Adverse background data may be grounds for immediate disqualification
  • This announcement may be used to fill future vacancies as they occur