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Public Works DirectorCity of Toledo, OR

Traffic Signal TechnicianEugene Public Works

Civil Engineer 1/2Eugene Public Works

Engineering Technician 2 (Development Review, 2 vacancies)Clackamas County, Oregon City office

Utility Worker- WaterCity of Lake Oswego

Geotechnical EngineerPali Consulting, Inc., Oregon City, Oregon

Water and Wastewater Division ManagerTown of Telluride, CO

Engineering Aide – FT Seasonal/TemporaryCity of Troutdale

Senior Engineer or City EngineerCity of Silverton

Design and Construction ManagerCity of Medford

City EngineerCity of Wilsonville, Oregon

Public Works Director
City of Toledo, OR
Position is open until filled. First review of applications will be on April 6, 2020.
Salary range $6,005 – $7,306/mo. DOQ plus excellent benefit package. 
The City of Toledo population 3,580. Department staff of approximately 15 FTE. Seeking full-time skilled professional to plan, administer participate in and oversee the public works functions for City of Toledo. Operations include: water, sewer, streets, storm water, facilities maintenance, and capital facilities projects. The City desires someone who can be a leader, but who also has strong hands on experience. Must have excellent supervision and project management skills. Applicants are required to have Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or related field, plus five (5) years’ progressively responsible experience supervising public works employees. Any equivalent combination of experience (beyond that required for initial qualification) and education will be considered if the candidate is able to demonstrate they can satisfactorily perform the job functions. For position profile and required forms, please visit the City website at To apply submit cover letter, resume and city application form to: Public Works Director, City of Toledo, PO Box 220 Toledo, Oregon 97391, attention Lisa Figueroa, City Recorder or by e-mail at For questions, contact Lisa Figueroa, City Recorder at 541-336-2247 x 2060 or lisa.figueroa@cityoftoledo.orgMore information.
Traffic Signal Technician
Eugene Public Works
Application Deadline – Monday, March 30, 2020 – 5:00 p.m.
Accepting online applications only.  Apply at
$55,972.80 - $69,804.80 - Annual Salary
$99,587.59 - $119,093.00 - Total Compensation (Salary and Benefits)
Do you want to be part of a dynamic organization well known for excellence and commitment to high-quality and effective services? The City of Eugene Public Works Maintenance Division is recruiting for a Traffic Signal Technician.   The City offers a generous comprehensive benefit package including insurance benefits, retirement, paid vacation, sick leave and holidays.  Click to view more information on Employee Benefits.
The Traffic Signal Technician performs skilled electronic work to install, maintain and repair traffic signals and lighting. It is distinguished from other electrical/electronic technician classifications by the requirement to maintain, test, troubleshoot, and repair traffic signal equipment and systems using specialized knowledge and skill. 
Experience and Training Guidelines - Any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the applicant with the knowledge, skills and abilities required to perform the job.
Two years of licensed (at least at the LME level) traffic signal maintenance experience which included electronic troubleshooting and repair.
Specialized training in electronics theory and troubleshooting; an Associate’s Degree in electronics or equivalent is desirable.
License or Certificate:
State of Oregon Limited Maintenance Electrician (LME) License.
Possession of a Limited Manufacturing Plant Journeyman License (PJ) or General Journeyman Electrician Li(J) will be considered.
Civil Engineer 1/2
Eugene Public Works
First review of applications will be April 1, 2020.
Accepting online applications only.  Apply at
Do you want to be part of a dynamic organization well known for excellence and commitment to high-quality and effective services? The City of Eugene Public Works Engineering Division is recruiting for a Civil Engineer 1/2.  The department has been recognized by our peers across the country for excellence with numerous awards, and invitations to present at professional gatherings including APWA regional and national conferences.  The City offers a generous comprehensive benefit package including insurance benefits, retirement, paid vacation, sick leave and holidays.  Click to view more information on Employee Benefits.
The Civil Engineer 1/2 Performs complex professional engineering work in the design, investigation, construction management, and project management of public works projects. Acts as project manager and provides direction and supervision to technical staff. Assignments require the use of judgment and initiative in developing solutions to problems, interpreting general policies, and determining work assignments.
Depending upon the knowledge, skills, and abilities possessed by the successful applicant, this position may be filled as either a Civil Engineer 1 or Civil Engineer 2.
Annual Salary:
Civil Engineer 1: $69,980 - $90,514
Civil Engineer 2: $76,123 - $100,505
Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university, with major course work in Civil Engineering, or related field(s).
License or Certificate
A valid Oregon driver's license or, the ability to obtain by date of hire; must pass driving records check and, if hired, maintain a driving record that meets the City's standard. Oregon law requires that an out-of-state license holder must obtain a valid Oregon license (with appropriate endorsements) within 30 days of becoming domiciled in the state (ORS 803.355).
Civil Engineer 1
Two years directly related civil engineering experience.
Possession of a State of Oregon Certificate of Enrollment as an Engineering Intern.
Civil Engineer 2
Five years of professional civil engineering experience including one year of supervisory experience.
Possession of a State of Oregon Certificate of Registration as a professional engineer, or ability to obtain by reciprocity within 6 months of hire date. 
Engineering Technician 2 (Development Review, 2 vacancies)
Clackamas County, Oregon City office
Application Deadline: March 25, 2020
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Utility Worker- Water
City of Lake Oswego
Closing Wednesday April 1 at 5:00 PM
The City of Lake Oswego is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Utility Worker in the Water Division of the Public Works – Operations.  The position provides an excellent opportunity for a motivated individual with knowledge of public works systems to serve in a progressive, innovative community. This a great opportunity to jumpstart a career in water. Join us at Lake Oswego!
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Geotechnical Engineer
Pali Consulting, Inc., Oregon City, Oregon
Open until filled
Looking for a great opportunity to do meaningful engineering?  Tired of the bureaucracy and red tape of a large firm?  Then Pali Consulting might be the perfect place for you to grow your career.  Pali Consulting is a young geotechnical engineering- and geologic hazards-focused firm working on a variety of projects, while emphasizing geologic hazards: landslides, rockfall and seismic.  Although a young firm, our staff have big-project experience from nearly 30 years of Pacific NW and Pacific Island experience.  So we work on some amazing projects for public agencies, large and small civil primes, industrial and commercial owners, and private landowners.  Check out our Projects page on our website for some of our recent and ongoing projects. 
For this position we are seeking someone with the following skills/qualifications:
·         A licensed professional engineer or able to be licensed shortly.
·         A degree in geotechnical engineering, geologic engineering or civil engineering with an emphasis in geotechnics, from an accredited university.
·         A creative problem-solver who enjoys a variety of projects.
·         The ability to work a flexible work schedule.
·         Can work outdoors in remote terrain and construction sites, as well as in the office.
·         Has 3 years or more of geotechnical engineering experience.
If this sounds of interest to you, please contact me.  I look forward to hearing from you and will keep all inquiries confidential. 
Visit our website and click on the Careers tab and then contact Tim Blackwood at (503) 502-0820 or
Water and Wastewater Division Manager
Town of Telluride, CO
Filing deadline:   April 6, 2020.
Tucked in a beautiful, box canyon surrounded by breathtaking rugged peaks and waterfalls, Telluride (pop. 2,444) is a world-class, all-season resort town, known for its superb skiing, authentic mountain character, and unpretentious attitude, as well as for its cultural events, fine dining, and unmatched, signature festival schedule.  In Colorado’s dramatic San Juan Mountains in a remote area of Southwest Colorado, Telluride (elevation 8,750 feet) has a “daytime” population closer to 7,000, swelling to 20,000-plus during ski and festival seasons. 
This career opportunity is available with the announced retirement of Water and Wastewater Superintendent Bill Goldsworthy, who has served Telluride for over 40 years.  The Water and Wastewater Division Manager is an at-will position reporting to the Public Works Director. The FY 2020 budget for the Water and Wastewater Divisions is $8.76 million, supporting six FTEs. 
Telluride operates three water treatment plants (Pandora, Mill Creek, and Cornet Creek) and the Telluride Regional Wastewater Treatment Plant co-owned by the Town of Telluride and the Town of Mountain Village, servimg approximately 4,000 water customers, 6,000 wastewater. Both utilities are well-managed and financially sound. 
A remodeling and rebuilding of the wastewater treatment plant is scheduled to begin in 2023, with the new plant fully operational in 2026.  The new Division Manager will be heavily involved with the management and all aspects of that project, and the existing plant must stay operational throughout construction. 
A bachelor’s degree and five to ten years of utility experience, including supervisory and managerial experience are required. Experience with major capital projects, municipal water and wastewater systems, and regulatory compliance are strongly preferred.  WWFOCB Level B/3 certifications (water and wastewater) are required, Level A/4 as to both are preferred. 
The annual salary range for this position is $79,714 - $115,586.  Comprehensive benefits. Relocation assistance subject to negotiation.
Call Andrew Gorgey at (970) 987-1238 for more information or to request a detailed brochure.  The brochure is also available on our web site at  Resumes will be acknowledged within 2 business days.

Engineering Aide – FT Seasonal/Temporary
City of Troutdale
Closes March 25, 2020
Position Summary:  To perform a variety of engineering support tasks of limited complexity related to the planning, design, construction, inspection, maintenance, and repair of public works facilities, including streets, water production and distribution, wastewater collection and treatment, storm water conveyance systems, and parks.
To review position description and to apply:
Senior Engineer or City Engineer
City of Silverton
Position is open until filled. First review for applications received by 3pm, Thursday, March 26, 2020.
Salary range:
Senior Engineer: $34.94-44.59/hour       ($6,056 – 7,728/month)
City Engineer:     $38.52 – 49.16/hour    ($6,676 – 8,521/month)
The City’s excellent benefits package includes Oregon Public Employees Retirement System.
We are a customer service oriented local government!  We are seeking a qualified Professional Engineer to perform a full range of project management activities for multiple construction and public works projects.
This recruitment is intended to fill one open position.  Qualified applicants should indicate which position they wish to be considered for, though the City of Silverton reserves the right to make an offer for either the Senior Engineer or City Engineer depending on individual applicant qualifications, transferable skills, experience, and organizational needs. 
Please visit our City website ( for the full job announcement and application instructions and related job descriptions for this opportunity.
Design and Construction Manager
City of Medford
Closes 3/30/2020
$72,611 to $92,726 Annually
The City of Medford has an exciting full-time opportunity with a generous comprehensive benefit package.  Click here for job posting.
The Design and Construction Manager oversees the City's capital improvement program and projects associated with private development and public right-of-way through the design and construction process and assigns and supervises project design and construction.  This position supervises other construction, inspector and technical design staff and reports to the City Engineer.  Depending on staffing and business needs the position may oversee design, construction or both.
 Join Our Team - The City of Medford is a Fantastic Place to Live, Work and Play
Medford is one of the most beautiful areas of the Pacific Northwest and is located in Jackson County, Oregon.  Situated in the heart of the scenic Rogue Valley, Medford, population 80,378, is the hub of Oregon's fourth-largest metropolitan area.  Located along I-5 in southern Oregon, just 20 miles from the California border, Medford is surrounded by breathtaking mountains in a region featuring world-class outdoor recreation opportunities, including Crater Lake National Park and the Oregon Coast.  As the largest city between Eugene and Sacramento, Medford is a growing city with a high quality of life, a growing economy and a moderate climate.
**Click here to view the Benefits Summary
Job Qualifications: 
Four (4) years of construction management or a closely related field, leadership and experience to perform the job effectively; and
Degree in Civil Engineering (Registered Professional Engineer equivalent), and/or equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above.
Current technical/professional knowledge of complex principles, methods, standards and techniques associated with the scope of work of a recognized profession, such as:
Principles, practices, and techniques of civil engineering, major capital construction projects; design, materials, and equipment associated with public projects.
Operational characteristics, services, and activities of a public works construction inspection program.
Principles, practices and techniques of construction management.
Principles, practices and techniques of project management.
Principles, practices and techniques to deliver Federal Aid projects.
Principles and practices used in the planning, design, inspection, and construction of public works facilities.
Contract administration principles and practices.
Principles and practices of program development and administration.
Pertinent federal, state, and local laws, codes and regulations, including public contract law.
Civil, structural, electrical, traffic, geotechnical, and mechanical engineering principles and practices as they relate to construction management and inspection services.
General construction principles and practices.
Principles and practices of municipal budget preparation and administration.
Principles of supervision, training, and performance evaluation.
Customer service principles and techniques.
Possession of licenses and/or certifications associated with the assignment, such as:
Registered Professional Engineer in the State of Oregon, desirable.
Requires possession of a valid driver's license by date of hire.  New employees establishing resident status in the State of Oregon must obtain an Oregon driver's license within 30 days (ORS 807.020 (1)).
Requires completion of a background investigation to the satisfaction of the City.
To Apply: City of Medford employment application must be completed online via the City's website by 4:00 p.m. deadline on Monday, March 9, 2020.  In order to be considered, please attach a resume and cover letter at the time you submit your application.  If you have questions about the job posting, please contact the Human Resources department at (541) 774-2010.  Selection procedures and time lines subject to change.  Those selected must be able to provide proof of legal right to work in this country.  Hiring will be subject to a criminal history background investigation, favorable driving record, physical examination, and drug screen.
For technical assistance and questions with the application process, please contact Government Jobs at (855) 524-5627.
City Engineer
City of Wilsonville, Oregon
All qualified applicants are encouraged to submit a resume and cover letter via Waldron’s Candidate Portal no later than April 5, 2020.
$94,961 - $128,182
The Opportunity
The City Engineer position is an excellent opportunity for a career motivated individual to oversee the Engineering Division and provide responsible staff assistance to the Community Development Director. As a leader within Community Development, the City Engineer oversees, directs, and participates in activities and programs including but not limited to: public infrastructure capital improvement programs, engineering standards and specifications, short and long-range infrastructure planning, development, and administration.
The City Engineer is a passionate and forward-thinking leader who is known for inspiring others to do their best work. The ideal candidate is a distinguished people manager who invests in the growth and success of employees and sets a tone of camaraderie, support, and collaboration in the workplace. Thriving in a fast paced environment, the City Engineer is excited to contribute to a growing community and successfully execute on a variety of engineering projects. The ideal candidate is known as a creative problem solver with superior project management experience. They are well-versed in contemporary tools and practices that ensure excellent program management and outstanding project and service delivery. An understanding of transportation, water systems, progressive land-use planning, and appreciation for the environment and natural resources will add immediate value.
Read the full profile here.
Six (6) years of increasingly responsible experience in professional engineering design, plan review, and project administration, including at least two (2) years of supervisory experience. Prior experience successfully managing a budget is critical. Advanced knowledge of civil and environmental engineering is essential. Expert project management skills including specific experience with a variety of public works projects is required. Demonstrated knowledge of the bidding process along with contract evaluation and administration is essential. Success requires an extensive professional background as well as skill in coordinating departmental work with other City departments, outside agencies, and the public.
Equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in civil engineering or a related engineering field required. A Professional Engineer license to practice in the State of Oregon or the ability to obtain Oregon registration within six months is required as is a valid driver's license with a satisfactory driving record.
About the City of Wilsonville
With a population of 25,635, the City of Wilsonville is a small but rapidly growing community with vibrant residential areas, thriving businesses, and a clear vision for its future. Poised at equidistant locations between Portland and Salem, Wilsonville connects the I-5 corridor of activity and provides easy access to the highway with its innovative commercial and residential planning.
Wilsonville has a small town feel with the accessibility of big town benefits and the richness of all the wonders that nature has to offer. It’s a place where people know your name and you’re just as likely to see your next door neighbor half way across town. It’s the perfect marriage of modern and traditional, balancing values with a purpose-led lifestyle. Home to a new generation of enterprising families, residents, growing companies, and forward-thinking personalities, the City of Wilsonville is rooted in the past, with an enlightened vision for the future.
To Be Considered
A cover letter expressing your interest in the City of Wilsonville and how you will successfully contribute to the City Engineer position should be addressed to Heather Gantz. 

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