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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
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Engineering AssociateCity of Tualatin

Senior Project Engineer – TransportationCity of Oregon City Public Works Department

Public Works Operations ManagerCity of Camas, WA

Utilities ManagerCity of Camas, WA

Water/Sewer Operations SupervisorCity of Camas, WA

Treatment Plant Senior MechanicNewberg Public Works Operations Division, Newberg, Oregon

Engineering TechnicianCity of Grants Pass, Public Works Department

Public Works SuperintendentCity of Astoria, Oregon

PlannerLane County Public Works

Construction Project Manager IIMetro

Water Plant Operator I, II, II or IVCity of Lake Oswego

Engineering Associate
City of Tualatin
Closes February 4, 2022
$66,809 - $84,656 Annually
The City of Tualatin is actively recruiting for an Engineering Associate. The successful candidate will be responsible for performing construction inspections, managing engineering projects, evaluating technical calculations, utilizing design and drafting software, and providing general administrative support on a variety of projects.  The successful candidate will review civil engineering designs, work with CADD/GIS systems and Bluebeam design software, and perform engineering work related to development and capital projects.  This position will require interaction with other agencies such as Clean Water Services, Oregon DEQ, Washington County, Clackamas County, and the Oregon DOT.  An exciting part of this position involves working with property owners, developers, contractors, consultants, and staff from a range of organizations.
If you would enjoy working as part of a dynamic team to effect a lasting positive impact on our city, then please visit our webpage for a full job description and to apply at

Senior Project Engineer – Transportation
City of Oregon City Public Works Department
Open Until Filled. The first review of applications will be on February 2, 2022. 
The City of Oregon City has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Project Engineer – Transportation in our Public Works Department. This position reports directly to the City Engineer. In addition to an excellent salary and benefits package, this position works independently, allows for a flexible work schedule, and normally works days (Monday through Friday).
The Senior Project Engineer – Transportation coordinates, participates in, and performs complex engineering projects and studies, serving as a project leader. Researches, plans, and designs civil, underground utility, and transportation engineering studies for construction and maintenance. Coordinates the work of other staff, outside consultants and contractors, and other agencies. This position is an integral part of our engineering team.
Application, resume, and cover letter are required documents to be submitted. This recruitment will remain open until filled; however, it may close at any time. To apply for this position, please visit our web page at
The position requires a bachelor’s degree with a major in civil, structural, or a closely related engineering discipline and five years of progressively responsible professional engineering experience with emphasis on projects.
Licenses and Certificates
Requires a valid driver’s license. Requires active registration as a Professional Engineer, and an Oregon Professional Engineer Certificate within 6 months of employment.
About the City of Oregon City Public Works Department
The Public Works Department is responsible for engineering, water distribution, wastewater collection, and the transportation network including one of only four municipal elevators in the world. Located at the confluence of the Willamette and Clackamas Rivers and intersected by I-205, Highway 99E, Highway 213, and Highway 43, Oregon City is geographically unique to the Portland Metro Region.

Public Works Operations Manager
City of Camas, WA
Open until filled
$8,122-9,728 monthly DOE
The City of Camas is seeking a Public Works Operations Manager. The position will work 40 hours/week, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. This is an exempt, non-represented position and is eligible for a full benefits package including paid time off and paid administrative leave.  This position will report to the Public Works Director and is responsible for managing, supervising personnel, and coordinating the maintenance, construction and repair of City buildings, streets, parks, cemetery and storm sewer systems, including city owned dams, and will supervise and provide direct support to the equipment rental division. This position will also coordinate the budget, long-range planning activities, and be responsible for the regulatory compliance of the section, including emergency management and safety compliance activities. 
For more information and to apply visit

Utilities Manager
City of Camas, WA
Open until filled
$8,937-10,704 monthly DOE
The City of Camas is seeking a Utilities Manager. The position will work 40 hours/week, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. This is an exempt, non-represented position and is eligible for a full benefits package including paid time off and paid administrative leave. This position will report to the Public Works Director and will direct, manage, and supervise operations and professional staff assigned to the water, sewer, stormwater and solid waste utilities (Utilities Section) under the Department of Public Works. This position will also coordinate the budget, long-range planning activities, and be responsible for the regulatory compliance of the Section. This position, in coordination with other departments, develops, implements, oversees, and reviews plans and programs associated with the City’s utility systems. The Utilities Manager may, at the Director’s discretion, assume overall management of the Department when the Director is absent. 
For more information and to apply visit
Water/Sewer Operations Supervisor
City of Camas, WA
Open until filled, the first application review will be February 11
$7,403 – 8,840 monthly DOE
The City of Camas Public Works Department is seeking an Operations Supervisor for the Water/Sewer division. This is a non-exempt, non-represented position and is eligible for a full benefits package.
This position will report to the Utilities Manager and is responsible for supervising and coordinating the operation and maintenance of the City’s water system and sewer collection system, including the City’s Water Treatment Plant and an approximately 1,800 acre watershed. This position will directly oversee those responsible for the operation and maintenance of the water and sewer collection systems; ensure compliance with State and Federal water quality regulations; coordinate assigned activities with other divisions, outside agencies and the public; and provide highly responsible and complex staff assistance to the Utilities Manager. For more information and to apply visit 
Treatment Plant Senior Mechanic
Newberg Public Works Operations Division, Newberg, Oregon
Closing January 26 2022 11:59 PM
Regular Full-time /With full Benefits Package
$28.00 - $35.84 Hourly
$4,854 - $6213 Monthly
Full posting and to apply 

Engineering Technician
City of Grants Pass, Public Works Department
Closes Friday, January 28, 2022 at 5:00 p.m.
Are you looking for a career with purpose? A career where your efforts benefit and make a lasting impact on your community and neighbors?  The City of Grants Pass has a great opportunity as an Engineering Technician.   This job gives you the opportunity to take a project from inception through design, plan review, inspection and completion. The Engineering Division oversees capital projects that build and repair the roads and utility infrastructure that you use every day.
 The Engineering Technicians inspect and monitor construction of public works and private development to ensure compliance with approved plans and construction standards. The position also reads and interprets construction plans in conjunction with actual construction, monitors construction milestone testing, and advises developers, contractors and engineers of requirements needed to pass inspection. These important tasks help ensure that infrastructure installed today will continue to serve our community for decades to come.
We offer competitive wages, excellent benefits, generous paid vacation, sick and holidays, and a great work environment with wonderful people.
An example of tasks performed by the Engineering Technician:  
•          Conducting field inspections
•          Construction plan review
•          Facilitating community meetings, pre-construction and pre-bid meetings
•          Basic contract administration for construction projects
•          Preparing capital budgets
•          Work with consultants
More information 

Public Works Superintendent
City of Astoria, Oregon
First review February 14 (Open Until Filled)
Located on the south shore of the Columbia River, the City of Astoria features many charming Victorian homes, as it is one of the oldest cities in the state of Oregon. As the oldest American settlement west of the Rocky Mountains, Astoria has close historical ties to the Lewis & Clark Trail. With a population of approximately 10,000, the City offers many art galleries, restaurants, breweries, and eclectic shops in its vibrant and unique downtown. This picturesque city, incorporated in 1856, experiences wet winters and mild summers and offers plentiful recreational activities including a five-mile Riverwalk, hiking trails, fishing, aquatic center, Columbia River Maritime Museum, the Astoria Riverfront Trolley, the Astoria Column, and numerous parks for residents and visitors alike. The City offers many high-quality public services, in addition to our municipally-run water and wastewater systems. Our Public Works Superintendent is an integral part of our community and our public service systems.
Job Description:
The Public Works Superintendent is responsible for planning, scheduling, assigning and supervising the internal operations of public works maintenance, utilities and equipment services to assure compliance with division goals and standards. Full description 
The qualified applicant will have a combination of the following;
·   Thorough knowledge of State and Federal regulations, laws and requirements for the operation of potable water systems, wastewater systems and wastewater treatment systems; of the methods, material and equipment used in the construction, operation and maintenance of streets, water, stormwater and wastewater collection systems.
·   Five years of progressively responsible public works/construction experience including supervisory responsibilities; or any equivalent combination of experience and training which demonstrates the knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the above-described duties.
·   Possession of a Water Treatment l, or Water Distribution II and a Wastewater Treatment I or Wastewater Collection II certification within three years of hire. 
·   Possession of or ability to obtain a valid driver's license at CDL level and minimum Class A with air brakes hazmat and tanker endorsements; safe driving record.
·   Possession of a valid Driver’s License; safe driving record.
Salary Range:  $73,599 - $89,460, excellent benefits
Contact Info: Email  Lane Council of Governments at
Lane County Public Works
Closes 1/24/2022 5:00 PM Pacific
Job details 

Construction Project Manager II
Closing Date: 1/28/2022 5:00 PM PST
Do you enjoy collaborating with and leading teams that involve; elected officials, internal and external stakeholders? Do you take pride in managing a variety of commercial construction projects and thrive in managing projects to successful completion? If so, Metro’s Construction Project Management Office (CPMO) team is looking for 2 dynamic people to join their team.
A Construction Project Manager II will:
- Be responsible and accountable for the overall scope, schedule and budget for each project assigned, from initial planning through project closeout.
- Perform a variety of project management services, including, but not limited to, management and administration, of planning, design, construction and inspection services for projects assigned.
- Prepare and manage contracts for design and construction, including procurement of contracts.
- Establish and coordinate work of various project requirements, including land use, jurisdiction partners, procurement, permitting, consultant and contractor management, and other areas needed to accomplish these projects.
- Establish and lead coordinated efforts of other Metro staff with dedicated project roles, as needed.
To apply visit our website or click this link

Water Plant Operator I, II, II or IV
City of Lake Oswego
Closing: Open until filled, first review Thursday, January 27, 2022
$53,728 - $88,902
The City of Lake Oswego is seeking a Water Treatment Plant Operator to operate, monitor and maintain mechanical, chemical, instrumentation and process control systems as necessary to ensure the Water Treatment Facility is operated in a manner which maximizes the protection of the public’s health and the return on the public’s investment in the City’s water system.
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