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Current Postings

PWM Utility Technician I, City of Newberg, Oregon

Civil Engineer IIPolk County Public Works

Lane County Public Works DirectorLane County, Oregon

Public Works Field Operations Supervisor – Concrete CrewCity of Gresham

Construction Program ManagerClark Regional Wastewater District, Vancouver, Washington

Design Services Program ManagerLane County Public Works, Eugene, Oregon

General ManagerWoodinville Water District, Woodinville, Washington

Senior Maintenance Worker-Parks, City of Lebanon

Senior Civil Transportation EngineerKPFF Consulting Engineers (Portland Civil + Survey office)

PWM Utility Technician I
City of Newberg, Oregon
Applications due by April 6, 2018
Salary Range (132): $3,740 to $4,788 monthly – non-exempt, AFSCME represented position
Includes full benefit package - retirement plan.  CLOSES:  April 6, 2018 at 4:30 pm
The Utility Technician I performs a variety of unskilled or semi–skilled maintenance work and operates a variety of equipment in the construction, operation, repair, maintenance, and replacement of City water, wastewater, street maintenance, storm drainage, grounds, buildings, facilities, and other utility systems. QUALIFICATIONS: Requires a minimum one (1) year combined experience in construction, operation and/or maintenance of water, wastewater or storm water systems. Special Requirements: Valid states driving license with a clean record.  Any equivalent combination of education and experience which ensures the candidates ability to perform the essential functions of the job may be considered. Please see full job description for requirements. Application forms are required and must be received by April 6, 2018. Formal application rating on education, training and experience; oral interview and reference check; and job related tests will be required. A successful drug screen, criminal background check and national fingerprint-based record check will be required as a condition of new employment.  A pre-employment “Physical Capacity” physical will be required.   City of Newberg - Human Resources Department.  Online Application at:  Mail: P.O. Box 970 or 414 E. First Street, Newberg, OR  97132.
Civil Engineer II
Polk County Public Works
Open until filled
GENERAL DUTIES:  Performs a wide range of civil engineering duties such as planning, design, analysis, and inspection of Public Works projects. Assist in the research and development of capital improvement projects. Perform preliminary investigation, calculation, design, and alternative analysis for engineering projects. Produce cost and quantity estimates for preliminary and final designs.  Conduct traffic engineering studies for project analysis, reports and recommendations. Perform hydraulic and structural engineering investigation, analysis and design. Prepare final construction drawings, contract documents, and specifications for engineering projects.
EXPERIENCE, EDUCATION AND TRAINING: Possession of a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in civil engineering and 5 years of engineering experience; or any equivalent combination of experience, education and training.
SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS: Must possess and maintain a professional engineering license valid in the State of Oregon. Must possess and maintain a valid Oregon driver's license, automobile insurance, and have access to and use of a personal automobile as a condition of employment.
Applications must be completed and submitted online at:
For more information, e-mail or call (503) 623-1888. 
Lane County Public Works Director
Lane County, Oregon
Open until filled with first review of applications on April 23, 2018.
Are you passionate about providing public services? Lane County, Oregon is searching for their next Public Works Director. This person is responsible for long-term planning and development of a large, wide-ranging Public Works Department that provides a variety of services to the public. The Director oversees the eight divisions within the department and interprets and oversees compliance with laws, regulations, codes and/or standards. The position serves on a variety of internal and external committees to secure advocacy and influence support for programs and services, including working with regional and state governments. The Public Works Director reports to the Lane County Administrator.
The mission of the Lane County Public Works Department is to “maintain and enhance the livability and sustainability of Lane County’s natural and built environment.” Further, the organization is guided by three strategic focus areas: safe and healthy county, vibrant communities, and infrastructure. Many of the objectives focus on strategic partnerships for an integrated transportation system, affordable housing, parks, waste management, animal services, and funding for safe roads and bridges. The department is proactive in planning for its future, as is evidenced by establishing a business plan for its events center, facilitating economic growth, developing and implementing a facilities plan, and updating a parks’ master plan.
The department works together to achieve its goals by delivering services with 350 FTEs and many seasonal employees in eight divisions at 30 different work sites. The Director manages six of the divisions: Engineering and Construction Services, Road and Bridge Maintenance, General Services, Land Management, Waste Management, and the Lane Events Center. The Director also supervises the Assistant Public Works Director, Budget and Finance Manager, grants and special projects staff, and administrative support. The Assistant Director manages two of the eight divisions: Administrative Services and Parks. The department’s total FY2017-2018 budget is $167,444,418.
Minimum requirements for this position are bachelor's degree with six years of progressively responsible local government experience, including management and supervision. Preferred qualifications include a master’s degree, labor relations experience, expertise in at least one of the service areas within the department, and strong financial and project management experience. 
The salary range for the position is $95,389 - $143,083 depending on qualifications, with an excellent benefit package. 
Applications will be accepted electronically by The Novak Consulting Group at Applicants first complete a brief online form and then are prompted to provide one document (Word or PDF) that has a cover letter and resume with salary history. 
Public Works Field Operations Supervisor – Concrete Crew
City of Gresham
Closes: 3/22/2018 @ 5:00 p.m.
$4,912 - $6,276
The City seeks to build a new team of skilled concrete workers for the construction, maintenance, repair and operation of the City's concrete assets.  The Concrete Supervisor is responsible for purchasing the necessary tools and equipment, building the team, overseeing and leading the work of Public Utility Worker I's and II's in the construction, maintenance, and repair of the City's concrete assets (including but not limited to ADA ramps, curbs, bus pads, and sidewalks)
They will organize, plan, schedule and assign work, inspect crew work during and after completion, as well as train and/or instruct personnel on proper use of equipment and installation/maintenance of concrete. They will inspect and sign off on completed projects, read, review, interpret and write various documents and reports for accuracy.
The Public Works Concrete Field Operations Supervisor will work with the City's Geographic Information Systems and asset management program to ensure accuracy of public works facilities, infrastructure locations and asset conditions. They will work with the City's Engineering staff and Construction Inspection department to ensure standards are met. In addition to attending pre-construction meetings; perform basic plan review to address maintenance concerns and conformity with Public Works standards and ADA requirements, develop punch lists of deficiencies for new development and Capital Improvement Projects final close outs. They may also operate a wide variety of departmental heavy equipment and Class A CDL vehicles as necessary and use a variety of hand and power-operated tools and equipment.
This position will assist the Superintendent with employee performance evaluations and in the hiring of new employees. Assist in the procurement and inventory of equipment and supplies; prepares specifications and administers contracts for equipment and outside services; monitors contract performance. Responds to public inquiries in a courteous manner; and responds to public calls in an effort to diagnose and troubleshoot issues.
Minimum Qualifications: 
•             High school diploma or G.E.D
•             five years progressively responsible concrete construction and maintenance 
•             two years in a lead or supervisory capacity.
Licenses, Certificates, and Other Requirements :
•             Valid Class A commercial driver's license with appropriate endorsements, within 6 months of employment
•             Required to be obtained within the first year of employment:
•             ODOT Flagger Certification
•             First Aid and CPR Certification
•             OSHA Confined Space and Competent Person Certification
This position is eligible for our full comprehensive benefit package to include medical, dental, vision, PERS contribution, paid time off, holiday pay, and more.
Apply online by visiting:

Construction Program Manager
Clark Regional Wastewater District, Vancouver, Washington
Apply by April 15, 2018
Learn more about this opportunity

Design Services Program Manager
Lane County Public Works, Eugene, Oregon
Position closes for applications on March 26, 2018, at 5:00 p.m. PT
$65,457.60 - $98,176.00 per year / Full Benefits
This position supervises the Design Services Section within the Engineering & Construction Services (ECS) Division of Lane County’s Public Works Department.  The ECS Division’s primary responsibilities include designing public improvements for roads and bridges, and the Division is ODOT-certified for designing and constructing road projects.  ECS also designs improvements for the Department’s Parks and Waste Management facilities.  The Design Services Program Manager plans, organizes, and supervises the Design Section; coordinates activities with state, federal, and local agencies; monitors capital improvement and road projects to control scope, schedule, and budget; administers consultant contracts; and manages environmental permitting for the Department.
Come work for an organization that values stewardship, diversity, and teamwork.  We serve an area ideally situated between the Pacific and the Cascades; one that provides a variety of recreational and cultural activities.  The salary range for this position is $65,457.60 - $98,176.00 per year.  
Also, as a full-time, regular employee, this position can currently expect:
- Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance. 
- Participation in the Oregon Public Service Retirement Plan (OPSRP).
- Voluntary Deferred Compensation Plan with County Contribution.
- Group Term Life & AD&D Insurance. 
- Long-Term Disability Insurance.
- A generous Time Management Program for vacation and sick leave.  
- Nine paid holidays and one floating holiday.  
- An Employee Assistance Program. 
- Bachelor’s in Engineering, preferably Civil Engineering.
- Five years of relevant professional experience, including supervisory experience.
- Registration as a Professional Engineer by the State of Oregon (or ability to obtain within 6 months of hire).
To apply visit and look for posting 201800053.  For additional questions, contact Human Resources at 541-682-3124.  EOE / ADA

General Manager
Woodinville Water District, Woodinville, Washington
First review: March 25, 2018 (open until filled).
Salary:  $150,000 - $200,000   
For a complete position profile and to apply online, visit Prothman at and click on "Open Recruitments." For questions, call 206-368-0050.
Located approximately 20 miles northeast of Seattle on the “Eastside” of Lake Washington, the Woodinville Water District serves an area that is home to roughly 50,000 residents and some of Washington’s top wineries. The Woodinville Water District is a regional agency which has a footprint in the cities of Redmond, Kirkland, Bothell, and Woodinville, the location of the District office, as well as large portions in unincorporated King County. The District serves approximately 14,350 water customers and just over 3,000 sewer customers. The organization of the District includes an elected five-member Board of Commissioners, supported by a General Manager and a staff of thirty-four employees. In 2017, the District had an operation and maintenance budget of $20 million and a capital budget of roughly $6 million. 
Working under the direction and authority of the Board of Commissioners, the General Manager manages and directs the overall operation of the District to ensure compliance with State statues, District goals and policies, and applicable governmental regulations. 
A bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, Engineering, or a related field, and 5 years of progressively responsible experience in the supervision or management of a water and sewer district or public utility is required. 
Woodinville Water District is an equal opportunity employer.  

Senior Maintenance Worker-Parks          
City of Lebanon
Closing date: March 30, 2018

Performs a wide variety of tasks in the construction, maintenance and repair of Parks facilities. Operate light, medium and heavy equipment and perform routine maintenance of same.
For application materials, email or call 541-258-4261.  Submit completed application, resume and cover letter to HR Office, City of Lebanon, 925 S Main Street, Lebanon, OR  97355.  Application packet.

Senior Civil Transportation Engineer
KPFF Consulting Engineers (Portland Civil + Survey office)

Closing date: 4/15/18
KPFF’s Portland Civil + Survey office is seeking a senior level Civil Transportation Engineer interested in working in an entrepreneurial environment alongside some of the most creative and innovative engineers around.  KPFF has been an industry leader in Civil and Structural Engineering for over 57 years, working with architects, developers, contractors, and public agencies. This position will challenge you to stretch outside your comfort zone with opportunities for growth and increased responsibility. We believe in encouraging personal and professional growth, and we work hard at providing a solid support structure with minimal organizational restrictions.
- Work on a variety of projects with clients in the public sector
- Lead the development of transportation infrastructure projects
- Provide design leadership and guidance to staff
- Coordinate and communicate directly with stakeholders, public agencies, and franchise and public utility companies
- Participate in business development
- Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering
- 10 yrs of applicable transportation design work
- Professional Engineer in Oregon or ability to obtain via reciprocity
- MicroStation and Inroads and/or AutoCAD and Civil 3D proficiency
- Effective written and verbal communication
- Passionate about providing exceptional client service
- Ability to handle multiple concurrent projects and priorities
 Apply at


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