Job Openings

AKS is ALWAYS looking for talented, skilled, dedicated, and efficient people to join our team.  AKS’ commitment to our core values has led to continued company growth and dynamic opportunities for existing employees, creating the need for additional teammates.  We continually look for opportunities to hire great people.

AKS Engineering and Forestry, LLC is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. The types of positions we typically hire include project managers, project engineers, survey field crew leaders, survey technicians (LSI, LSIT), registered land surveyors (PLS), civil engineering technicians (EI, EIT), registered civil engineers (PE), land use planners, wetland scientists, landscape architects (RLA), and other professional staff.

AKS is always looking for people who enjoy working on a wide variety of projects in a team environment. If you take pride in your quality of work and are looking to work in a casual but challenging atmosphere, please contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

We are currently hiring for the following full-time positions:

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Project Engineer

AKS has immediate openings for permanent full-time Project Civil Engineers with a minimum of 5 years of experience in all three offices. This position offers significant opportunities for growth. This individual would be responsible for design of site development projects, including residential, industrial, commercial, education, recreational, or public works. Working with the project manager, this individual would be responsible for the project design and development of construction plans, specifications, estimates, and reports, as well as coordinating with jurisdictions and maintaining client relations. Knowledge and familiarity with local codes and agency standards is important. This is an excellent opportunity for a licensed civil engineer in Oregon or Washington to grow their career in this market while working in a casual atmosphere that appreciates hard work. Read more here!

Civil Engineering Design/Drafter

AKS has an immediate opening for a permanent full time Civil Engineering Design/Drafter in all three of our offices. This is an excellent career opportunity for a responsible person with 2+ years of experience in civil engineering drafting and design.  AutoCAD Civil 3D knowledge and familiarity is important.  AS degree in Civil Engineering Technology or equivalent helpful.  Good written and oral communication skills helpful. If you are looking for a fast-paced work environment with an opportunity to work on a wide range of projects as part of a multi-disciplinary team, we invite you to explore this outstanding opportunity to become part of our team. Read more here!

Survey Crew Leader

AKS Engineering & Forestry is seeking permanent full time Survey Crew Leaders in all three of our offices.  This is an excellent career opportunity for motivated hardworking individuals with 4+ years’ experience, good written and oral communication skills and good references.  We offer a supportive work environment, opportunities to work with state of the art survey equipment (including laser scanning), with an excellent benefit package and an outstanding opportunity for personal and professional growth. Read more here!

Project Surveyor

AKS Engineering & Forestry (AKS) is seeking permanent, full-time Project Surveyors in all three of our offices.  This is an excellent career opportunity for a responsible person with 5+ years of experience in land surveying, a Professional Land Surveyor’s License in Oregon and/or Washington, AutoCAD/LDD knowledge, and familiarity with local codes and agency standards.  This is a full-time position reporting to the Survey Manager and working with AKS survey crews, office survey technicians, project engineers, and project managers.  We offer an excellent benefits package, competitive pay, opportunities to work with state of the art survey equipment (including laser scanning), and outstanding opportunities for personal and professional growth.  Read more here!

 

Tualatin, OR Office

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Construction Manager/Owner’s Representative/Estimator

AKS Engineering & Forestry (AKS) has immediate openings for full‐time Construction Manager/Owner’s Representative/Estimators in our Tualatin and Salem‐Keizer, Oregon offices. These positions work closely with AKS project managers, and the whole the design and construction team. You will provide construction management to ensure infrastructure projects are built per the project schedule, budget, plans, and specifications.  During AKS project design, you will also provide detailed engineer’s estimates. AKS offers a  collaborative and supportive work environment with an excellent benefit package and opportunities for personal and professional growth. Read more here!

Full OR Part Time General Labor/Office Assistant

AKS Engineering & Forestry (AKS) is seeking a General Labor-Office Assistant for our Tualatin, Oregon office. The individual will assist the office staff and Survey Department manager with a variety of duties and tasks.  This position could be permanent full or part time. This position encompasses many tasks from repetitive stationary work to moving and lifting furniture, boxes, etc., including items over 60 lbs for an extended period of time. We are looking for a responsible, hardworking, self-motivated applicant who feels they can do what it takes to get the job done. Read more here!

Lead Technical Editor

AKS Engineering & Forestry is seeking a Lead Technical Editor for our Tualatin, Oregon office. This is a full-time position working closely with Marketing other technical Project Managers. The role of Technical Editor frequently involves editing and producing deliverables, coordinating document and project schedules, and providing critical support to our marketing efforts. The Lead Technical Editor will work closely with marketing, land use planners, natural resource specialists, civil engineers, forest engineers, and other professionals to schedule, edit, and produce technical reports, proposals, and specifications. Read more here!

Land Use Planner

AKS has an immediate opening for a Land Use Planner for our Tualatin, Oregon office.  This is a permanent full-time position reporting to the Principal Planner and working closely with other company Project Managers. This person will provide support for site development projects by applying land use policy and regulations and will manage the preparation of land use entitlements. This is an excellent career opportunity for a highly motivated land use planner with 3 - 5 years of experience in site development design. Read more here!

Land Development Project Manager

AKS has immediate openings for permanent full-time Senior Project Managers with a minimum of 10 years of experience. This individual would be responsible for managing site development projects, managing a civil design team, coordinating with jurisdictions, and maintaining client relations. The preferred candidate would be self-motivated and have a background in managing commercial site design, residential subdivision design, roadway design, and public infrastructure design. Knowledge and familiarity with local codes and agency standards is important. This position provides an excellent opportunity for an experienced civil engineer who has built a career doing quality site development and would like to pursue more diverse projects with greater responsibility in a casual atmosphere. Read more here!

Construction Inspector

AKS Engineering & Forestry (AKS) has an immediate opening for a construction inspector for our Tualatin, Oregon office. This is a full-time/part-time or contract position working closely with AKS project managers, project engineers, and project surveyors and coordinating with on-site contractor personnel. The focus of this position is to provide field inspection during construction activities to ensure infrastructure projects are being built according to plans and specifications. The ideal candidate would have 3+ years of experience in the construction/engineering industry, and good written and verbal communication skills. The individual would work in coordination with the rest of the construction inspection team, following company protocols and safety procedures for conducting field inspections. Read more here!

Entry Level Civil Engineer

AKS Engineering & Forestry is seeking permanent full-time civil engineers for our Tualatin, Oregon office. The focus of this position is to work with the Project Manager to provide design engineering for site development of residential, industrial, commercial, education, recreational, or public works projects. This is an excellent career opportunity for motivated individuals with 0-5 years of experience, good written and oral communication skills, and a BS in Civil Engineering and/or Forest Engineering. If you are looking for a fast-paced work environment with an opportunity to work on a wide range of projects as part of a multi-disciplinary team, we invite you to explore this outstanding opportunity to become part of our team. Read more here!

Vancouver, WA Office

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Entry level Proposal Coordinator

AKS has an immediate opening for a full-time entry-level Proposal Coordinator for our Vancouver, Washington, office. This position is perfect for the candidate who is looking to grow out of a marketing assistant into a proposal coordinator. If you’ve been supporting a team that is producing high-quality proposals, rosters, resumes, and project descriptions in response to Request for Proposals (RFPs) and Request for Qualifications (RFQs) and are ready for the next step, this could be the right opportunity. The position will require the ability to interact with all levels of staff, especially middle to senior management, as well as with the marketing team. Good written and verbal communication skills are imperative as this position will work with staff members in all AKS offices. Strong organizational skills, attention to detail, and the ability to work with a range of personalities are required. If you are a self-starter with a keen attention to detail who thrives in a deadline-oriented environment, we would love to hear from you. Read more here!

Land Development Project Manager 

AKS has immediate openings for permanent full-time Senior Project Managers with a minimum of 10 years of experience. This individual would be responsible for managing site development projects, managing a civil design team, coordinating with jurisdictions, and maintaining client relations. The preferred candidate would be self-motivated and have a background in managing commercial site design, residential subdivision design, roadway design, and public infrastructure design. Knowledge and familiarity with local codes and agency standards is important. This position provides an excellent opportunity for an experienced civil engineer who has built a career doing quality site development and would like to pursue more diverse projects with greater responsibility in a casual atmosphere. Read more here!

Public Works Project Manager 

AKS is looking for a permanent full-time Project Manager/Civil Engineer with a minimum of 10 years of experience in public works projects. The focus of this position is to lead the development of the public works design services to local jurisdictions and grow this sector of work. Projects will include transportation, stormwater, wastewater, and water system projects. The individual will be responsible for developing and maintaining client relationships, completing projects on schedule, managing project profitability, managing a civil design team, and coordinating with other in-house disciplines. If you would like the opportunity to build and lead a team delivering high quality work to public sector clients in a casual atmosphere that appreciates hard work, we encourage you to apply. Read more here!

Salem-Keizer, OR Office

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Construction Manager/Owner’s Representative/Estimator

AKS Engineering & Forestry (AKS) has immediate openings for full‐time Construction Manager/Owner’s Representative/Estimators in our Tualatin and Salem‐Keizer, Oregon offices. These positions work closely with AKS project managers, and the whole the design and construction team. You will provide construction management to ensure infrastructure projects are built per the project schedule, budget, plans, and specifications.  During AKS project design, you will also provide detailed engineer’s estimates. AKS offers a  collaborative and supportive work environment with an excellent benefit package and opportunities for personal and professional growth. Read more here!

Land Use Planner

AKS has an immediate opening for a Land Use Planner for our Salem-Keizer office.  This is a permanent full-time position reporting to and working closely with other company Project Managers. This person will provide support for site development projects by applying land use policy and regulations and will manage the preparation of land use entitlements. This is an excellent career opportunity for a highly motivated land use planner with 3 - 5 years of experience in site development design. Read more here!