Civil Designer

Job Summary

In this role, you will work directly under a Civil Engineer on a variety of multi-disciplinary projects which may include transportation, utility, school, commercial, residential, renewable energy, or other site/land development design projects. Duties and responsibilities include assisting in the design and plan set preparation for all phases of a project, including land use applications, permits, bidding, and construction. You will also assist in preparing and maintaining project documentation, including drawings, technical specifications, and reports, as well as assist with engineering feasibility studies and cost estimates.

Required Qualifications

  • 2+ years of related experience
  • Successful completion of the FE exam
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering or related field, or an equivalent combination of training and experience
  • Experience with computer applications / design software including AutoCAD Civil 3D, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Word
  • Ability to quickly learn new programs to perform other design tasks
  • Clear oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to effectively participate in and communicate with a project team and to also work independently

Desired Experience, Skills, and Registrations

  • Experience with Vehicle Tracking, ArcGIS, and Bluebeam
  • Certified Erosion & Sediment Control Lead (CESCL)
  • Understanding of design standards for various jurisdictions and agencies in the Portland metro area, as well as experience in the land use entitlement process


Salary Range

$72,000-$90,000 depending on experience

How to Apply

To be considered, please submit a detailed resume showing all employment and volunteer activities to Please list all registrations and accreditations, as well as a list of projects in which you have been involved. Please list at least 3 recent or significant projects and include your specific involvement in each, as well as a short narrative about the project.

3J Consulting is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We strive to build a diverse, equitable, and inclusive culture. We welcome applicants from all backgrounds and celebrate the value of having a diverse voice for our team, projects, and clients. At this time, we are only able to consider candidates who are able to work in the United States.