Bridge Engineer

City of Eugene   Eugene, OR   Full-time     Engineering
Posted on November 2, 2023
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General Statement of Duties

Do you want to be part of a dynamic organization well known for excellence and commitment to high-quality and effective services? The City of Eugene Public Works Engineering Division is recruiting for a Bridge Engineer. The department has been recognized by our peers across the country for excellence with numerous awards, and invitations to present at professional gatherings including APWA regional and national conferences.
The Bridge Engineer position offers an exciting opportunity to develop and manage capital bridge projects, manage a bridge asset management program, and participate in decisions about bridge maintenance, preservation, and program funding.
The successful candidate will perform complex professional engineering work in the design, investigation, construction management, and project management of public works projects. Acts as project manager and provides direction and supervision to technical staff. Assignments require the use of judgment and initiative in developing solutions to problems, interpreting general policies, and determining work assignments.

Bridge Engineer (Civil Engineer 2)
Annual Salary - $88,670-$119,704

The City of Eugene determines starting pay within the range based on relevant education and experience as provided by the applicant in their application materials. This process is consistent with the Oregon Equal Pay Act (OEPA). 

Benefits: The City of Eugene offers robust and competitive benefits. 

To be considered for this position you must include a cover letter with your application and a current résumé highlighting relevant bridge engineering and project management related experience with month(s)/year(s) of employment and duties relevant to the posted position.


Any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the applicant with the knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform the job. Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply for jobs unless they believe they are able to perform every task in the job description. We are most interested in finding the best candidate for the job, and that candidate may be one who comes with relevant transferrable skills from a variety of sources and experiences.

The City will consider any equivalent combination of knowledge, skills, education, and experience to meet minimum qualifications. If you are interested in applying, we encourage you to think broadly about your background and skill set for the role.
A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:

Bachelor's degree from an ABET accredited college or university, with major course work in Civil Engineering or related field(s).

Five years of civil or structural engineering experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities.

License or Certificate
A valid Oregon driver's license or the ability to obtain by date of hire; must pass driving records check and, if hired, maintain a driving record that meets the City's standard.  Oregon law requires that an out-of-state license holder must obtain a valid Oregon license (with appropriate endorsements) within 30 days of becoming domiciled in the state (ORS 803.355).

Possession of a State of Oregon Certificate of Registration as a professional civil or structural engineer, or the ability to obtain by reciprocity within 6 months of hire date.

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About Us

The City of Eugene is located in the Willamette Valley, which offers a wide range of recreational activities to residents and visitors. Home to the University of Oregon, Eugene is a progressive community with engaged residents, a vibrant arts community and is known as Track Town USA; hosting national and international track and field events. Eugene offers many of the amenities of a larger city while retaining the feel and characteristics of a smaller city including a strong sense of community and a short commute to work with little traffic congestion.