Salem, the state's capital city, is located in the center of the Willamette Valley -- one of the most fertile and agriculturally-productive regions in the world. This area, dotted with cities, farms and forests, is considered one of the most livable in the country -- offering a low cost-of-living, good schools and year-round pleasant weather. Salem is located less than one hour from Oregon's major metropolitan area, Portland, and is approximately an hour and a half from the Pacific Ocean, the Cascade Mountain Range, and beautiful Mt. Hood.
Why work at the Department of Consumer and Business Services, Building Codes Division? You’ll enjoy:
- Working on exciting and complex construction projects.
- Serving as the state expert in interpreting Commercial Building Code.
- Managing projects on behalf of the division.
- Seeing how your work makes a difference.
To protect and serve Oregon's consumers and workers while supporting a positive business climate.
The Department of Consumer and Business Services (DCBS) is a progressive business regulatory state agency dedicated to the mission of protecting and serving Oregon's consumers and workers while supporting a positive business climate. The department administers state laws and rules governing workers' compensation, occupational safety and health, financial institutions, insurance companies and building codes. The department has consumer protection and education programs, offices, and ombudsmen to help consumers, injured workers, and businesses.
This position is with the Building Codes Division (BCD). BCD adopts and enforces the statewide building code relating to the construction, reconstruction, alteration and repair of buildings and other structures and the installation of mechanical, plumbing, and electrical devices and equipment.
Building Codes Division is recruiting a senior structural engineer to serve as the division’s engineering expert and key engineering advisor related to design and construction of complex facilities and other structures overseen by the building codes division. This position will:
- Provide professional level engineering advice to designers, developers, builders and other trade personnel related to design of complex facilities and other structures.
- Develop policies, rules, statutes and code changes relating to the engineering aspects of the building code.
- Advise division management, advisory boards and other groups on adoption, interpretation and administration of technical and complex state building code.
- Manage projects on behalf of the division ensuring consistent application of the statewide building code.
For questions regarding this announcement, please contact Richard Rogers, Chief Building Official, at 503-378-4472 or Richard.Rogers@oregon.gov.