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Lead Facility OperatorCity of Toledo

Engineering PositionsJackson County, Oregon

Superintendent-Wastewater CollectionsCity of Grants Pass, Oregon

Engineer ICity of St. Helens

Public Works Utility Worker ICity of St. Helens, Oregon

Maintenance Worker or Maintenance OperatorCity of Dayton

Structural Designer/EITOtak, Vancouver, WA

Senior Bridge/Structural EngineerOtak, Vancouver, WA and Salem, OR

Wastewater Stormwater Collection Systems SupervisorCity of Corvallis

Wastewater/Stormwater SpecialistCity of Corvallis

City EngineerCity of Clovis, CA

Senior Associate or Associate EngineerCity of Lake Oswego, Oregon

Lead Facility Operator
City of Toledo
Open until filled
The Lead Facility Operator – Water is responsible for the overall maintenance and operation of the water treatment plant, including the intake structure and supply pumping, as directed and as necessary to meet/exceed demand and remain in compliance with all relevant regulatory requirements. Requires a Valid Class C Oregon Driver’s License, Oregon Water Treatment WT-2 water treatment operator certification, and the ability to obtain a filtration endorsement within 12-months of employment.
- Full-time
- Must meet all qualifications and requirements as listed in the Job Description
- Salary:  $4,401 – 5,102 Monthly
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Engineering Positions
Jackson County, Oregon
Open until filled
Jackson County is simultaneously recruiting for three similar positions at the same time within the Road Department.  The titles of these recruitments are “Engineering Associate I”, “Engineering Associate II”, and “Engineering Technician III.” Please note we will only be filling one of the above positions with the best candidate from the combined pool of qualified applicants. The ideal candidate will have extensive experience in Autocad Civil 3D and roadway design. Please review the minimum requirements for each position and apply only for the position for which you are qualified and meet the minimum requirements.
- Engineering Associate I salary $59,633.60. - $79,747.20 annually,
- Engineering Associate II salary $68,744  - $91,956.80 annually, and
- Engineering Technician III salary $51,708.80 - $69,160 annually with competitive leave/benefits packages. EOE.
Please visit the County Road’s website for minimum requirements and additional information.
Superintendent-Wastewater Collections
City of Grants Pass, Oregon
First review of applications: December 11, 2022 (open until filled).
Salary:  $71,819 - $96,437
The City of Grants Pass Public Works Department’s Wastewater Program is made up of two fulltime superintendents, one in Collections and the other in Treatment. Positions funded in Wastewater Collections include one Superintendent, one Lead Utility Worker, three Utility Workers, 0.33 Utility Worker (Locator), and 0.5 Office Assistant. Reporting to the Public Works Director, the Wastewater Collections Superintendent plans, organizes, oversees, and coordinates the Collections Division, and is responsible for supervising field operations and maintenance activities, developing and managing operational and capital budgets, working closely with contractors, property owners, other divisions and state agencies. An associate degree with major coursework in business administration, engineering, or a related field, and six (6) years of directly related experience, including three (3) years of supervisory, management, and/or administrative experience; training and experience must be sufficient to meet DEQ operator certification requirements; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job is required. The selected candidate must have an Oregon Driver’s License – Class C, and an ability to obtain an Oregon Grade IV Wastewater Collection Certificate within 12 months. 
For full job description and to apply, visit Prothman and click on "Open Recruitments". For questions, call 206-368-0050.
Engineer I
City of St. Helens
Closes: January 20, 2023
The City of St. Helens is seeking qualified applicants for a full-time Engineer I to join the Public Works Engineering Division, a dynamic team that works to deliver quality, timely, and cost-effective public improvements projects in St. Helens. This position will perform a variety of duties including but not limited to AutoCAD drafting design, field engineering and construction inspection; plan reviews, preparation of project bid documents and RFPs, updating the City's GIS, and maintaining engineering plans, project files, and as-builts. The Engineer I will act as program coordinator for the City's Mercury TMDL Implementation Program for the Willamette River Watershed.
The ideal candidate will have computer skills, solid organizational skills, and very good written and verbal communication skills. Candidates who apply and do not meet minimum education requirements may be considered for an Engineering Technician II or III position based on their equivalent experience.
More details
Public Works Utility Worker I
City of St. Helens, Oregon
Closing December 22, 2022
The City of St. Helens is seeking qualified applicants for a regular full-time Public Works Utility Worker I. This position 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, sewer, street, and storm drainage facilities and systems.
More info. Kathy Payne,, 503-366-8217
Maintenance Worker or Maintenance Operator
City of Dayton
Applications will be accepted until filled.  First review Dec 6, 2023. 
The City of Dayton is recruiting for a Maintenance Worker (MW) or Maintenance Operator (MO) depending on qualifications.  Application materials and job descriptions are available on the City of Dayton’s website and at City Hall, 416 Ferry Street, Dayton, Oregon.  Salary range between $14.80- $19.30 for the MW and $ 20.54 to $29.29 for the MO per hour depending on qualifications.  Application and job description are also available via email at
Structural Designer/EIT
Otak, Vancouver, WA
Open until filled
Link to online info
The ideal candidate will have an interest in bridge and structural engineering, a willingness to understand and assimilate knowledge of WSDOT and AASHTO bridge standards and specifications. Come be part of an energetic and creative team that will be working alongside surveyors, scientists, stream/river specialists, roadway designers, and landscape architects. Projects may include bridge repair and replacement, bridge inspection and load rating, roadway improvements, large fish-passage culvert replacements, transit stations, urban and rural trails, and park improvements.  Bachelor’s degree in Civil or Structural Engineering and Engineer-in-Training (EIT) certification or successfully passed Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) examination is required.

Senior Bridge/Structural Engineer
Otak, Vancouver, WA and Salem, OR
Open until filled
Link to online info
The position requires building Otak’s presence in local agency and ODOT transportation design in Oregon. The successful candidate will have a diverse background with strong design and management experience, and capable to lead staff development. Demonstrated experience working within transportation projects from conception through construction across a variety of delivery methods is desirable.
Wastewater Stormwater Collection Systems Supervisor
City of Corvallis
Open until filled with first review on November 28, 2022
The Wastewater/Stormwater Collection Systems Supervisor plans, coordinates, directs, and supervises the operation, maintenance, and repair of the City’s wastewater and stormwater collection systems, ensuring safe, continuous, and cost effective operation consistent with local, State, and federal regulations. These tasks are illustrative only and may include other related duties.
- Full-time 40 hours per week
- Management Exempt
- 12-month probationary period
- Must meet all qualifications and requirements as listed in the Position Description.
- Salary:  $6,954.21 - $9,329.96 Monthly
More information:

Wastewater/Stormwater Specialist
City of Corvallis
Open until filled with first review on November 30, 2022
The Wastewater/Stormwater Specialist performs duties in alignment with requirements set forth by the Oregon DEQ and EPA to protect public health and the environment by ensuring the integrity of the City’s wastewater and stormwater systems. Maintains system operability, minimizing system overflow occurrences, and protecting the investment made in the infrastructure by being responsive to customer concerns and/or system failures.
- Full-time 40 hours per week
- AFSCME represented
- 12-month probationary period
- Must meet all qualifications and requirements as listed in the Position Description.
More information: www.corvallisoregon.gob/jobs
City Engineer
City of Clovis, CA
Filing Deadline: December 9, 2022
The City of Clovis is a full-service city situated in the agriculturally rich San Joaquin Valley midway between Los Angeles and San Francisco and bordering the City of Fresno.  Clovis is served by California State Highways 168, 41, 99 and 180. Lying at the foot of the Sierra Nevada Mountain Range, which includes Yosemite, Kings Canyon, and Sequoia National Parks, Clovis has been known as "Gateway to the Sierras" since its incorporation in 1912. The City of Clovis has emerged as a dynamic, thoughtfully planned community with a population of over 120,000 residents and a land area of nearly 26 square miles.  
The City seeks a veteran civil engineering professional with a broad depth of engineering and supervisory experience and high ethical standards to lead the City’s Engineering Division.  
Reporting directly to the Planning and Development Services Director, the City Engineer has direct oversight and supervisory responsibility of the Engineering Division.  The City Engineer oversees an operating budget of $6.8 million and 33 allocated full-time positions. The four primary areas of Division responsibility include implementation of the City’s annual and 5-year Community Investment Plan, development review and inspection of development related infrastructure improvements, construction management of City capital projects, and engineering administration which includes grant administration (CDBG) and master planning. 
A combination of education and experience for this position include a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering and a minimum of five (5) years of increasingly responsible civil engineering experience.  At least three (3) years in a supervisory or administrative capacity in municipal or county government is also required.  Possession of a valid Civil Engineer’s license issued by the State of California is required.  A Master’s Degree and California Surveyor’s license are desirable.
The City of Clovis offers an excellent salary and benefits package.  The salary range for this position is $148,620.00 - $180,648.00, annually, DOQE.  CalPERS 2.7% @ 55 formula applies for Classic Members.
Apply for this exciting career opportunity at Peckham & McKenney. Contact Carl Cahill toll-free at (866) 912-1919, cell (650) 504-3515 or if you have any questions regarding this position or recruitment process.  Resumes will be acknowledged within two business days.

Senior Associate or Associate Engineer
City of Lake Oswego, Oregon
Closes: 12/5/2022.
Associate Engineer: $80,769 - $103,047 / annually
Senior Associate: $82,516 - $105,231 / annually
The City of Lake Oswego announces a career growth opportunity for a Senior Associate or Associate Engineer. Under the direction of the Assistant City Engineer & City Engineer, the incumbent will provide professional engineering services to the City primarily managing capital improvement projects for the transportation system, the sanitary sewer system or similar projects and programs for the water, surface water, and wastewater systems.
For more information and to apply

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