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  -- Name of position
  -- Name of hiring agency or company, or name of individual (if posting is for position sought
  -- Closing date (unless otherwise specified, all postings will be removed 30 days after initial posting)
  -- Description of position
  -- Website, e-mail address and/or phone number(s) for more information

Project ManagerWashington County, Oregon

Engineering Associate IWashington County, Oregon

Engineering Technician 1Lane County, Oregon

HVAC TechnicianMetro, Oregon Zoo

Civil EngineerCity of Troutdale

Engineering/Development Review ManagerEugene Public Works

Lead Maintenance Worker (Sanitary Storm)City of Sherwood Public Works

Lead Maintenance Worker (Water)City of Sherwood Public Works

Engineering Technician IICity of Sherwood Public Works

Utilities DirectorCity of Sandpoint, Idaho

Public Works Supervisor – UtilitiesCity of Stayton

Fleet Services MechanicCity of Medford

General ManagerPublic Utility District #1 of Whatcom County


Project Manager
Washington County, Oregon
Closing date: 10/3/2021 11:59 PM Pacific
At Land Use and Transportation, you are given opportunities and challenges to embrace your potential and achieve your personal best, every day. The department has two (2) Project Manager vacancies. In addition to exercising your project management skills, you will also have the opportunity to coordinate and collaborate with a variety of professionals, technicians, contractors, stakeholders, agencies and citizens.
Operations and Maintenance Division (OPS): The Project Manager in this division is an essential member of the team who assists with delivering maintenance projects and managing contracts. This work is crucial to keeping our transportation system in optimal condition. Project managers are involved with the administration, planning, design, and construction of infrastructure maintenance projects throughout Washington County. These projects include paving, striping, drainage, landscaping, emergency repairs, and road reconstruction.
Capital Projects Services Division (CPS): The Project Manager in this division will work with a group of professional and technical experts to administer the planning, design, and construction of infrastructure projects throughout Washington County. These projects include roads, bikeways, bridges and sidewalks, and all are intended to improve safety, reduce bottlenecks, and address transportation needs for all users.
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Engineering Associate I
Washington County, Oregon
Closing date: 10/3/2021 11:59 PM Pacific
The Engineering, Traffic and Survey (ETS) Division in the Department of Land Use and Transportation is seeking a talented individual to join the growing engineering design team as an Engineering Associate I. As an Engineering Associate, you will be responsible for developing new Computer Aided Drafting (CAD) standards for the department. You will also prepare project plans and support higher level engineering staff in the development of contract documents for a wide variety of public works transportation infrastructure projects. Assigned projects may include culvert/bridge replacements, roadway widenings, bike/pedestrian improvements, and standard detail updates. Additionally, you will prepare open house exhibits and work with other divisions on project-related tasks.
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Engineering Technician 1
Lane County, Oregon
Closing date: 09/27/21 05:00 PM
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HVAC Technician
Metro, Oregon Zoo
Closing Date: Open until filled
Salary: $29.32 - $36.95 Hourly
Exceptional opportunity to work with a wide range of HVAC and refrigeration systems at one of Oregon's most popular attractions. As an HVAC Technician at the Oregon Zoo, you'll gain experience maintaining and repairing a diverse collection of HVAC systems while supporting groundbreaking wildlife research and conservation activities. This position will work a regular schedule, with minimal overtime required (and overtime pay when it is). In addition, Metro offers a generous benefits package, including vacation and sick pay; retirement savings; health, dental and vision coverage; and more.
Performs, designs, and coordinates Oregon Zoo's technical maintenance functions and repairs for Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC), Refrigeration and Potable water filtration, or, other complex, technical equipment; and is responsible for developing the Zoo's overall technical HVAC/R support systems, equipment, purchasing, contractor, emergency service, records, shop, and safety. Responsibilities include installation, alteration, preventive maintenance and quality assurance as well as interfaces with curators and animal keepers, contractors, and other maintenance staff.
The Oregon Zoo is located in Portland, Oregon and home to more than 2,000 animals representing 279 species of amphibians, birds, fish, invertebrates and mammals. Owned and operated by Metro, the region's government, the zoo welcomes more than 1.5 million visitors each year and enjoys widespread community support. It operates with an independent, enterprise-oriented annual budget of over $42 million.
The Oregon Zoo has a reputation of leading groundbreaking research, participates in local and global conservation efforts and strives to exceed AZA animal welfare standards. The organization is also deeply committed to sustainability and conservation education. Thanks to a generous $125 million voter approved bond measure, the zoo is transforming into a game changing leader in animal welfare, species and habitat conservation outcomes, innovative educational programming and green building practices. To learn more about the Oregon Zoo, visit www.oregonzoo.org.
Education and experience:
Trade certification or equivalent and five years progressively responsible experience. 
Possession of a valid driver's license.  
Within six months the ability to obtain the LEB and any other certifications and licenses that may be required. 
Possession of the Universal Refrigerants License is required.
Interested in joining our team? Apply at oregonmetro.gov/jobs
Civil Engineer
City of Troutdale
Application deadline:  9/30/21
Position summary:
Provides a wide variety of technical Professional Engineering services at the senior level, requiring substantial professional responsibility and independent judgment pertaining to planning, design, contract administration, construction inspection, program management, policy development, customer service and related matters for sanitary sewer, storm water, potable water, parks, and transportation systems, and environmental compliance.  This position is distinct from the lower level Engineering Associate position due to the size, breadth and complexity of projects and programs assigned, professional responsibility for projects and programs, application of significant independent engineering judgment, independent decision-making, and the requirement for a Professional Engineer License.
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Engineering/Development Review Manager
Eugene Public Works
Open until filled; 1st review of applications October 1, 2021
Accepting On-Line Applications Only.
Manages the Development Review Team in the Engineering Division of the Public Works Department.   Responsible for permitting of privately engineered public improvement construction plans, land use application review, coordination and preparation of recommended conditions of approval, supervises professional surveying services, supervises right-of-way and real property acquisition, and acts as liaison with the city's Planning and Development Department.
To be considered for this position you must attach a cover letter.
Full position description and to apply 
Lead Maintenance Worker (Sanitary Storm)
City of Sherwood Public Works
Open until filled
Description of position: See attached
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Lead Maintenance Worker (Water)
City of Sherwood Public Works
Open until filled
Description of position: See attached
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Engineering Technician II
City of Sherwood Public Works
Open until filled
Description of position: See attached
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Utilities Director
City of Sandpoint, Idaho
First review of applications: October 3, 2021 (open until filled).
Salary:  $78,332 - $108,243
The City of Sandpoint’s Utility Services Division is responsible for regulatory compliance and reporting, budgeting, rates, wholesale agreements, operations and maintenance of drinking water treatment/distribution, wastewater treatment, pretreatment, garbage services, and stormwater. The division functions with a total of 19.5 FTEs on a FY 2022 budget of $5,012,456. Under general direction of the City Administrator, the Utilities Director will plan, direct, and coordinate utilities service group operation and programs, and oversee and control all activities related to the city-owned, operated, and maintained drinking water and wastewater utility, as well as contracted solid waste services. A bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in engineering, public administration, environmental sciences, business management or a closely related field is required. Candidates must have at least five (5) years of progressively responsible experience managing a utility. Any satisfactory equivalent combination of education, experience and training may be considered. For a complete position profile, full job description and to apply online, visit Prothman at https://www.prothman.com/ and click on "Open Recruitments". For questions, call 206-368-0050.

Public Works Supervisor – Utilities
City of Stayton
Closing date: open until filled
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Fleet Services Mechanic
City of Medford
Open until filled
$58,416 - $72,989
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This position performs maintenance and repairs of fleet vehicles, including cars, trucks and construction equipment.  Additionally, cross-training is an important element of this position as each day brings exciting challenges working on a variety of vehicles or equipment such as a parks mower, paver machine, Bobcat, backhoe or firetruck.
Minimum Requirements:
- Graduation from high school or GED equivalent.
- Three (3) or more years of experience as a mechanic in the repair and maintenance of automobiles, light and heavy trucks, and light and heavy equipment.
- Be able to furnish and maintain your own basic hand tools up to ½ inch drive along with locking tool box.
- Possession of licenses within six (6) months of hire date:
- Air Conditioning Recovery License.
- Class A Oregon Commercial Driver’s License (CDL), with air brake endorsement. 
- Requires possession of a valid driver’s license by date of hire.  

General Manager
Public Utility District #1 of Whatcom County
Ferndale, Washington
First review of applications: September 27, 2021 (open until filled).
Salary:  $175,000 - $225,000
Whatcom County is located in the northwest corner of Washington State, just south of the Canadian Border. The Public Utility District #1 of Whatcom County Administrative Office is located in Ferndale and the PUD serves greater Whatcom by ensuring water, electrical, and telecommunication infrastructure is available to serve a growing and robust regional economy. The PUD operates on a 2021 budget of $21.8 million and is supported by 21 employees. Under the general direction of the Board of Commissioners, the General Manager manages the operation of the PUD in accordance with the priorities, policies, and general direction of the Commission; ensures conformance with applicable local, state and federal laws and regulations; and recommends strategies and plans to accomplish the mission and vision of the PUD. A bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university in technical studies, public or business administration, or a related field, and ten (10) years of senior, relevant supervisory and management experience in a private firm or public agency is required. Any equivalent combination of minimum education and experience which shows the knowledge, skills, and abilities to be successful at the job may be considered. For a complete position profile, full job description and to apply online, visit Prothman at https://www.prothman.com/ and click on "Open Recruitments". For questions, call 206-368-0050. 
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