Klamath County Oregon
  • 09-Nov-2017 to 08-Nov-2018 (PST)
  • Public Works
  • Klamath Falls, OR, USA
  • UF31 $5,277-6,872
  • Salary
  • Full Time



Must be a Registered Civil Engineer in the State of Oregon. Performs professional engineering design, for the construction, and operation of major public works facilities including roads, drainage, bridges and traffic control devices Performs advanced transportation planning for streets and rural roads. May serve as acting Director in the absence of the department head. Performs other work as required. Must pass a pre-employment drug screen.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The following may not be all inclusive and other duties may be assigned.

01 Plans and directs, through subordinate supervisors, the work activities involved in the Engineering Division; provides assistance and guidance with difficult or unusual problems.

02 Coordinates engineering activities with the other divisions of the Public Works Department.

03 Supervises and participates in the preparation of plans and specifications for public works construction to be performed under contract.

04 Supervises and participates in the preparation of estimates, plans, specifications and construction control for County Work.

05 Prepares comprehensive reports of activities of the Engineering Division and other periodic reports as required by the Public Works Director, or as may be required for efficient operation of the section.

06 Interprets standard specifications, contracts, ordinances, statutes, and other applicable directives as required.

07 Answers inquiries from the public, hears complaints and explains engineering policy and programming to the public.

08 Works with the Public Works Director, Road Superintendent and others in solving engineering problems; confers with other governmental representatives on various engineering and related activities.

09 Coordinates with citizens, Roads Advisory committee and other agencies in planning, explaining and implementing local improvement projects.

10 Attends staff conferences, meetings and training sessions.

11 Assists in developing and implementing transportation systems and subdivision elements of the comprehensive plan.

12 Performs laboratory tests on construction materials such as asphalt and aggregates to ensure compliance with specifications.

13 Plans and directs the engineering of the bridge maintenance and replacement program.

14 When necessary, inspects contract projects including but not limited to asphalt overlay/inlay, ADA improvements, chip seal, road reconstruction, and storm drain construction.

15 Performs other work as required.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience

Bachelor's degree from four-year college or university; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

01 Registered Civil Engineer in the State of Oregon

02 Valid Oregon Driver's License.

DRUG POLICY                        

Klamath County enforces a drug free work place. Successful applicants may be required to submit to drug testing.

Klamath County Oregon
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