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Operations ManagerCity of Dickinson, North Dakota

Assistant Public Works DirectorCity of The Dalles

Maintenance Worker II – Welding and Fabrication – Oregon Zoo, Metro, Portland, OR

Wastewater Maintenance Mechanic 2Eugene Public Works

Utility Worker II- Streets DivisionCity of West Linn

HVAC Technician – Oregon ZooMetro, Portland, Oregon

Operator IICity of McMinnville

Asset Management Supervisor, Metro, Portland


Operations Manager
City of Dickinson, North Dakota
First review of applications: December 2, 2019 (open until filled).
Salary:  $84,000 - $93,000   
Overseen by the Public Works Director, the City of Dickinson's Public Works Department operates with 66 FTE’s, on a 2019 budget of $24,858,947. The Operations Manager is responsible for coordinating, directing, facilitating, and managing the operation and maintenance activities of the City’s Street, Facility Maintenance, and Fleet Services Divisions of the Public Works Department. Work is performed under the general direction of the Public Works Director, although considerable latitude is allowed for independent judgment and initiative. Responsibilities include the oversight of city street construction, repair and maintenance projects, snow removal operations, fleet maintenance operations, facility maintenance, cemeteries, and forestry. A bachelor’s degree in Construction Management, Engineering, or related field, and 5-7 years of progressively responsible experience in municipal public works, engineering, or related field, including at least 2 years in a professional supervisory capacity, is required. The selected candidate must obtain a North Dakota Class B Commercial Driver’s License within 6 months of hire, and a Road Scholar II Certification within 2 years. Any equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job may be accepted. For a complete position profile and to apply online, visit Prothman at https://www.prothman.com/, click on "Open Recruitments" and then click the position title. To apply, click on "Apply Online" and follow the directions provided. For questions, call 206-368-0050. 
Assistant Public Works Director
City of The Dalles
Closing Date: Open Until Filled – First Review December 5, 2019
DEFINITION: Provides exceptional leadership and effective management of multiple divisions through communication and coordination to achieve the department goals.  In consultation with the Director and Division Managers, develops and manages the goals, objectives, and direction of the Department of Public Works.  Recommends and administers policies and procedures affecting public services provided by the Department.  Manages the tasks, coordination and assigns responsibilities for the major divisions of the Department.
QUALIFICATIONS: Any equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the applicant with the knowledge, skills and abilities required to perform the job.  A typical way to obtain the knowledge, skills and abilities would be:
Education - A bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Public Utility Management, Business or Public Administration, or similar.
Experience - A minimum of five-years’ experience leading a dynamic team of similar size or larger with a degree, eight years’ experience without a degree.
LICENSES OR CERTIFICATES: Valid Driver’s License
PAY: $79,274.93 to $97,498.16 annually, plus generous benefit package that includes medical, dental, vision and retirement contributions of 13.5% of base wage after one year of employment.
To view the position description and apply, go to https://thedalles.applicantpro.com/jobs/1244861.html
For more information contact, Daniel Hunter, Human Resources Director at (541) 296-5481 x8 or DHunter@ci.the-dalles.or.us
Maintenance Worker II – Welding and Fabrication – Oregon Zoo
Metro, Portland, OR
Deadline to apply: Continuous
Salary: $25.02 - $31.81 hourly
This recruitment will remain open until filled, or until a sufficient pool of applications is received. The first round of screening will begin on Nov. 13, 2019. 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; paid parental leave and more. 
Bring your journey-level skill in welding, fabrication and other skilled trades to the Oregon Zoo, where you will support groundbreaking wildlife conservation and education programs at one of the region's most popular attractions.
The Maintenance Worker II performs a variety of job functions in a dynamic, fast-paced environment. In this role, you will perform multi-skilled project planning, problem solving, maintenance, construction and operations functions, using your skill in mechanics, plumbing and piping, carpentry, painting, welding, fabrication, machining and concrete trades.
For this position, we are seeking a skilled tradesperson with journey-level skills in the following areas:
Welding in flat, vertical and overhead positions to perform SMAW shielded metal arc welding, MIG metal inert gas welding (steel and aluminum), and TIG tungsten inert gas welding (steel, stainless steel and other ferrous metals, and aluminum).
Fabricating items out of a range of materials including steel, stainless steel, aluminum, plastic and wood; working from shop drawings or without professional design schematics; independently developing solutions for unique problems.
Using an oxy-accetalyne gas cutting and heating torch as well as a plasma arc cutting torch.
Our idea candidate can think independently and develop solutions for unique problems throughout the zoo; take design ideas and fabricate them into functioning systems; and work from shop drawings as well as independent of any professional design schematics. 
Pay Range: Entry rate: $25.02; 6 months: $26.59; 18 months: $28.22; 30 months: $29.95; 42 months: $31.81/hour.
Work Schedule: The anticipated schedule for this position is 6 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Sunday through Thursday. Schedules are subject to change based on the needs of the work unit.
At the Oregon Zoo, we hire a workforce representative of the communities we serve, understanding that a diverse workforce strengthens our organization. We value diversity and support a positive and welcoming environment where all of our employees can thrive.
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
Three years progressively responsible trade experience such as a mechanic, machinist, welder, or heavy equipment operator, with demonstrated skills including design, fabrication and assisting in project management, AND
Trade certified or equivalent; OR
Any combination of experience and training which provides the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary for the position.
Additional Requirements:
This position requires a valid driver's license with a minimum of two years of driving experience and a clean driving record.
Medical testing and/or immunizations may be required as the duties of this position may require close contact with animal areas and enclosures where animals may be present.
Preferred Qualifications:
Journey-level skill in welding and fabrication. (See specific operations detailed above.) 
Manual machining skills 
To apply: visit www.oregonmetro.gov/jobs  for the complete job announcement and a link to our online hiring center. 
Wastewater Maintenance Mechanic 2
Eugene Public Works
Application Deadline:  Friday, November 22, 2019 – 5:00 p.m.
Apply at www.eugene-or.gov/jobs.
$26.91 - $33.56 / hourly
Performs journey-level equipment maintenance including assigned limited lead role responsibilities with minimal instruction and supervision; responsible for a variety of mechanical duties in a large complex activated sludge wastewater treatment plant and related off-site facilities. This position will require areas of specialization such as welding and fabrication, pump repair, industrial engine maintenance, or other specialized skills listed below.
This position requires a competent and seasoned professional in all phases of industrial plant maintenance; required to work overtime on an assigned and callout basis as deemed necessary by the City during emergency situations.  
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
Wastewater Maintenance Mechanic  2
Education & Experience
Four years of progressive technical experience and training that provides the applicable advanced journey level knowledge and skills directly related to Wastewater and/or Industrial process equipment commonly used in the timber industry and manufacturing.
Possession of a Journey Level Certificate in a work-related trade (examples of a work related trade include millwright, maintenance mechanic, or welder) or equivalent knowledge/experience.
Utility Worker II- Streets Division
City of West Linn
Closes on 11/24/2019
Would you like a job with great benefits, work life balance and every other Friday off? Look no further.  The City of West Linn is accepting applications for a Utility Worker II in the Streets Division of Public Works. The Utility Worker II performs a variety of skilled manual and equipment operation tasks in the construction maintenance and operation of City roads, sewer, or water facilities.  Operates heavy equipment on occasion.  participates in unskilled or semi-skilled construction and maintenance work.  May be specialized in one field of work such as painting, welding, carpentry, or heavy equipment operation.
Apply online at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/westlinn
HVAC Technician – Oregon Zoo
Metro, Portland, Oregon
Deadline to apply: Continuous
Salary: $28.60 - $36.05 hourly
This recruitment will remain open until filled. The first round of screening will begin on Nov. 13, 2019. Initial pay rate will be set based on experience and other relevant factors.
This is an exceptional opportunity for a journey-level tradesperson 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 and refrigeration 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; paid parental leave and more. 
 In this position, you will perform, design and coordinate the Oregon Zoo's technical maintenance functions and repairs for heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC); refrigeration and potable water filtration; and other complex, technical equipment. You will be responsible for developing and overseeing 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 working with curators and animal keepers, contractors and other maintenance staff.
 At the Oregon Zoo, we hire a workforce representative of the communities we serve, understanding that a diverse workforce strengthens our organization. We value diversity and support a positive and welcoming environment where all of our employees can thrive.
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
Five years of progressively responsible experience in HVAC systems design, maintenance, repair, installation, operations and project management; OR any combination of education and experience that provides the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the duties of the position.
Requires a valid driver's license with at least two years of driving history and a clean driving record.
Requires a complete background check and driving records check.
Medical testing and/or immunizations may be required as the duties of this position may require close contact with animal areas and enclosures where animals may be present.
Preferred Qualifications:
Possession of the Universal Refrigerants License 
LEB certification
To apply: visit www.oregonmetro.gov/jobs for the complete job announcement and a link to our online hiring center. 
Operator II
City of McMinnville
Closing Date:  November 11, 2019 
Job Type:  Full Time
Pay Rate:  $3,936 to 5,022/month, depending on experience
Duties:  Performs inspections of the Water Reclamation Facility (WRF) and pump station; reads instruments and records data, and enters, retrieves and manipulates data from a computer; interprets process control data and makes equipment and process adjustments to meet targets set by the process control guidelines; enters, retrieves and manipulates data from computer, uses SCADA (Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition System) control system to operate, troubleshoot, and control treatment plant and pump station processes; establishes and maintains logs and records as required by laws, regulations and procedures; adjusts instrumentation and calibration of sensors to control systems such as chemical feed systems, biosolids systems, secondary process systems, wet well levels, and manages extreme hydraulic fluctuations; and collects samples and conducts process control testing.
Qualifications:  High school education (or equivalent) plus additional specialized courses in wastewater treatment plant operation, or any satisfactory combination of experience and training.  Must possess an Oregon Wastewater Treatment System Operations Grade II Certification and a valid Oregon Driver’s License.  Intermediate knowledge of the principles, methods, tools, and equipment used in advanced wastewater treatment processes, with experience in a Class III or higher activated sludge wastewater treatment facility; and intermediate knowledge of biological and chemical nutrient removal and tertiary treatment systems.
To Apply:  Those interested in the position of Operator II must go to the following site to submit an application and answer questions:  https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/Mcminnville?.  For more information, please call (503) 434-2328 or email hr@mcminnvilleoregon.gov.
Asset Management Supervisor
Metro, Portland
Deadline to apply: November 12, 2019
Salary: $77,440 to $107,668 annually
Bring your proven experience in physical asset management and program supervision to Metro, where you will help make the region stronger, more sustainable, and more inclusive for everyone who lives and works here.
 This is an exciting time at Metro! Join us as we launch a new department to take care of our community facilities, plan for future investments, and manage the agency's capital construction projects. This position reports to the Director of Asset Management and Capital Planning (AMCP) and provides oversight, organization, strategic direction, problem-solving and evaluation of Metro's physical asset investments.
This new position was created to coordinate agency-wide collaboration to implement the Strategic Asset Management Plan. We are looking for someone with a passion for taking care of our public assets, expertise in asset management best practices, and the ability to develop program standards that can be implemented across a range of facilities.
In this role, you will be implementing asset management standards, including building out and training on the agency's computerized maintenance management system, Asset Essentials; developing policies and procedures, such as rating asset condition and estimating renewal and replacement costs; and reviewing and advising on facility specific reports, such as facility condition assessments and Americans with Disabilities Act transition plans.
At Metro, we hire a workforce representative of the communities we serve, understanding that a diverse workforce strengthens our organization. We value diversity and support a positive and welcoming environment where all of our employees can thrive.
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
Bachelor's degree in a related field AND 
Four years of progressively responsible experience in asset management; OR 
Any combination of experience and education that provides the necessary skills, knowledge and ability to perform the job.
Preferred qualifications:
Supervisory experience
Project management experience
Experience managing assets and/or fleet programs
To apply: visit www.oregonmetro.gov/jobs  for the complete job announcement and a link to our online hiring center. 
Application requirements
1) Electronic application and 2) cover letter describing your qualifications as they relate to the duties of this position.
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