RS&H Talent Acquisition

CEI Project Engineer

Job Locations US-WA-Vancouver | US-OR-Portland
# of Openings
Construction Inspection & Contract Administration
Job Level

The Opportunity

We are seeking a Construction Project Engineer for our Transportation-Construction Management (T-CM) team in the Portland, OR, and SW Washington areas.

The Construction Project Engineer will help manage the field inspection team on roadway and bridge transportation projects, prepare, and submit progress and final estimates, check engineering calculations, interpret contract documents, draft engineering solutions in MicroStation for contractors and owners, and oversee contractors to ensure projects are built within reasonable plan and specification conformity.

This position will work on multi-million-dollar road and bridge projects for transportation owners, including the local Department of Transportation and municipalities with the potential to move up quickly depending on performance. You will work as part of a project-specific team and be part of a larger and growing organization.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience with major road or bridge construction
  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from an accredited university
  • Licensed Professional Engineer in Oregon and/or Washington
  • Must obtain any required certifications and pass appropriate qualifications tests for the position in specified time frame. More info at: WSDOT Construction Bulletin #2020-07: WSDOT Construction Inspector Certification Program (
  • Oregon Department of Transportation : Inspector Certification Program : Construction : State of Oregon
  • Good verbal and written communication skills required
  • Valid Driver’s License with a good driving record
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Ability to sit, stand, climb, bend, twist, or stoop frequently and for prolonged periods of time
  • Ability to reach horizontally as well as vertically for required tasks
  • Ability to use construction or inspection safety equipment including fall protection
  • Ability to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds


Preferred Qualifications:

  • 1 - 3 years of hands-on experience using CADD software, preferably MicroStation, and experience with Highway Design and Work Zone Traffic Control Plans
  • Experience with Design-Bid-Build, Design-Build, CMGC, and other alternative contract delivery methods
  • Experience on large, complex transportation construction projects
  • OSHA 10 hour



  • Paid holidays
  • Paid vacation and sick time
  • 401K
  • Medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • Pet insurance
  • Plus, much more


If this sounds like the role for you and you're ready to join an amazing team, please apply.


The Team

While RS&H was founded in 1941, we have been providing construction management services as one of our primary business practices since 1984.  RS&H’s Transportation-Construction Management Practice serves numerous state departments of transportation, mobility/transportation authorities, turnpike/toll authorities, rail/port authorities, municipal/county governments, and private clients throughout the United States. Our Construction Engineering and Inspections (CEI) teams as well as our Construction Management teams are industry leading experts who provide a full range of construction engineering, program management, specialized testing, and inspection services from the preconstruction phase through maintenance and operations.  By joining our team, you too can provide unique expertise in the full life cycle of transportation delivery, and lead the evolution of transportation.

The Company

Employee-owned, RS&H is one of the nation’s leading architecture, engineering, and consulting firms whose associates work hard every day to create a more connected future where everyone can thrive. We offer an exceptional journey from start to future. Our integrated teams translate experience into insight, turn challenges into opportunities, and build relationships that are as strong as the buildings and infrastructure we deliver together. We attribute our success to an unwavering commitment to our core values of: integrity, caring, forward-thinking, creativity, inclusivity, and ownership.


An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.


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