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Engineering TechnicianCity of Springfield, Oregon

Engineering Technician II-IIICity of Roseburg

Director of Public WorksCity of Piedmont, CA

Field Operations SupervisorClackamas County Water Environment Services

Engineering Technician 2Lane County Public Works Transportation Planning Section

Engineering Technician
City of Springfield, Oregon
Closes: October 11, 2020 @ 11:59p.m.
Job Number: 2020-33
Classification: Technical  Specialist
Development & Public Works: Community Development Division
SEIU Represented
Non-exempt, Full Benefits
Grade: B22- B24 (Contributing- Advanced), $20.23- $34.49, depending on qualifications
Position Overview:
The City of Springfield has an opening for two Engineering Technicians in the Development & Public Works  Department.  The position will provide support for delivering capital improvement projects focusing on AutoCAD design.
Summary of Essential Duties:
·         Providing support for  delivery of capital improvement projects, drafting construction plan sets for sanitary sewer, stormwater drainage, street, and transportation projects utilizing AutoCAD  Civil  3D
·         Preparing and reviewing contract documents for bid and quote solicitations following State of Oregon statutes and local rules.
·         Providing general support to the Development and Public Works Department, including conducting research for public records requests, updating of forms, and other support.
For the complete Engineering Technician/ Technical Specialist job descriptions, please see the City’s classification page:
Training & Experience:
·         Associates degree or two-year technical certification in the field of engineering, or a closely related field, and experience as necessitated;
·          Contributing level: Grade B22.  ($20.23- $28.33/ hour):  Minimum of 1 year of general experience in the engineering field. Has limited experience surveying, drafting, and designing.  A limited understanding of engineering principles and instruments, construction principles, and design. This level would work on basic engineering designs.
·         Journey level: Grade B23.  ($22.19- $31.06/ hour):  Minimum of 2-4 years of progressively responsible experience in the engineering field. Has working knowledge of engineering principles, construction principles and instruments. Can operate mostly independently, surveying, drafting, and designing in areas such as streets, sanitary sewer, stormwater, and traffic. This level would be expected to work on moderately complex engineering designs. 
·         Advanced/Lead level: Grade B24.  ($24.64- $34.49/ hour):  Minimum of 5 or more years of progressively responsible experience in the engineering field. Has thorough knowledge of engineering principles, construction principles, and instruments. Can operate independently, drafting, and designing in the areas such as street, sanitary sewer, and stormwater design and can teach others.
Any equivalent combination of knowledge, skills, education and experience may be considered qualifying.
Preferences may be given for knowledge and experience:
·         AutoCAD  Civil  3D
Licenses & Certifications:
·         Valid Oregon Driver’s License at time of appointment.
How to Apply:
Please visit our website at to learn more about this job posting and how to apply.
Engineering Technician II/III
City of Roseburg
Applications close 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 9, 2020
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Director of Public Works
City of Piedmont, CA
Filing Deadline:  October 9, 2020
The City of Piedmont is a community of approximately 11,500 residents located in the beautiful Oakland Hills overlooking the San Francisco Bay. Virtually built out, Piedmont consists of established, quality single-family homes on quiet, tree-lined streets with some small multi-family housing mixed within. Piedmont is a full-service charter city and operates under a City Council/Administrator form of government. Piedmont has an exceptional team of public servants that prides itself on delivering quality and customer-focused services to the community. The city employs 96 full-time employees and has a total operating budget of $28.5 million.
The Department of Public Works has a staff of 12.5 full-time equivalent positions and a FY 20/21 operating budget of $3,767,200. The Director of Public Works also oversees the budgets for the Sewer Fund ($2,216,000), the “Street” Funds ($2,426,500), and the Facilities Maintenance Fund ($1,330,000).
A Bachelor’s degree in business or public administration, engineering, economics or a related field is required.  Either three years of administrative or managerial experience, preferably in a municipal or similar public setting; or five years of professional planning, engineering or related experience, including two years in a supervisory or administrative capacity is required. Experience with sustainability and multi-modal transportation methods is desired.
The current annual salary for the Public Works Director is $185,256. Salary will be negotiable based on experience and qualifications.
Please submit your cover letter and resume (including month/year of employment) via our website: Peckham & McKenney,
Feel free to contact Bobbi Peckham toll-free at (866) 912-1919 if you have any questions regarding this position or recruitment process.  Resumes will be acknowledged within 2 business days.
Field Operations Supervisor 
Clackamas County Water Environment Services
Closing date: September 23, 2020
Do you envision yourself in a role that allows you to use your leadership skills to develop and support employees, to foster a collaborative work environment, and to contribute to organizational effectiveness and success?
Are you knowledgeable in structure and function of surface water, stormwater and wastewater collection systems?
Do you enjoy taking on challenges and turning them into opportunities?
Are you ready to serve as a Change Agent in a fast-paced environment by effectively managing and leading change and innovation?
Do you thrive working in a team environment and are invested in team success?
Do you have exceptional skills in building partnerships through a commitment to providing excellent customer service?
Do you have a personal commitment to putting ethics into action by holding yourself to the highest standards of professionalism, honesty, and objectivity?
If you answered “yes” to the questions above, we want you to join our team as a Field Operations Supervisor at the Clackamas County Water Environment Services (WES). If selected for this position, you will be responsible for supervising, planning and managing the operation, maintenance, condition assessment, and inspection of the wastewater collection system and for the surface and stormwater systems that convey, detain, and remove pollutants in runoff from developed properties. You will have an opportunity to use WES's asset management system to coordinate and schedule inspection and maintenance activities. Some of the most critical components of this position include providing administrative support to ensure compliance with federal and state regulations regarding collection and surface water system management, providing data for reporting, and being responsible for meeting performance metrics for the Field Operations Program.
We are committed to being an exemplary organization with best practices in producing clean water and protecting water quality for the residents within our communities. To that end, we are searching for an experienced individual, who is motivated to promote and foster a collaborative, partnership-focused, respectful, equitable and supportive environment while demonstrating leadership skills that will allow us to improve, develop and enhance our operations.
Complete job description/posting and how to apply.
Engineering Technician 2
Lane County Public Works Transportation Planning Section
Closes 9/21/2020 5:00 PM Pacific
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