Oregon APWA Jobs and Opportunities
Utility Worker III, City of Grants Pass
Water Plant Operator I – IV, City of Lake Oswego, Water Treatment Plant
Public Works Director, City of American Canyon, CA
District Manager, Tualatin Valley Irrigation District, Forest Grove, Oregon
Parks & Public Works Director, City of Snoqualmie, Washington
Construction Project Management Internship (Asset Management and Capital Planning), Metro Regional Center, Portland
Traffic Operations Manager, City of Eugene, Oregon
Mechanic, City of McMinnville
Structural Engineering Designer, Ausland Group, Eugene or Grants Pass, Oregon
Senior Emergency Management Program Analyst, Lane County, Eugene, Oregon
Assistant/Association Transportation Planner, Eugene Public Works
Public Works Director, City of Roseburg, Oregon
Transportation Community Engagement Coordinator, Eugene Public Works
Operating Engineers (full- and part-time), Portland5 Centers for the Arts, Portland, Oregon
Lead Design Engineer/Engineering Associate/Engineering Technician III, Jackson County Roads – Engineering
Utility Worker III
City of Grants Pass
Closing Date – October 8, 2019 at 5:00 p.m.
Are you a leader looking to further your career in Water Distribution? Then, take a look at this new opportunity for a Utility Worker III with the City of Grants Pass Water Distribution Team!
Responsibilities for this position include:
- Maintaining system operability
- Providing adequate fire flow and emergency water storage
- Preventing water loss
- Responding to customer concerns and system failures
- Providing training and guidance to Utility Worker I/II
- Scheduling duties, overseeing assigned personnel to ensure efficient, cost effective and safe completion of assignments and projects
- Maintains job site safety in compliance with City policies and OSHA requirements
- Responds to emergency calls, including after-hour response
- Installs water services, fire hydrants, air release valves, water valves and restraining devices
- Flushes water mains and dead end lines based on water sample results and a flushing schedule
- Locates underground water lines, generates maps of the area
- Repairs water main breaks
- Creates daily records and reports
This position is covered in the Teamster bargaining unit and incumbents must live within a 30 minute drive of their regularly assigned work site.
A High School Diploma or equivalent and 5 years of directly related experience in a utilities environment are required; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed in the job description.
- Valid Oregon Driver's License Class C and Commercial Driver's License Class B with tanker endorsement
- Forklift Certificate
- Oregon Certified Flagger
- OHA-DWP Water Distribution III
- Backflow Inspector or Tester Certificate
- Competent Person Certificate - Trenching
- Confined Space Supervisor Certificate
Apply on-line at: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/grantspassor. Contact: City of Grant Pass, Toni Martin, 541-450-6050
Water Plant Operator I – IV
City of Lake Oswego, Water Treatment Plant
Closing Date: Friday, October 4, 2019
$24.61 - $40.72 hourly
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.
For more information about this position and to apply, please visit our jobs page at https://agency.governmentjobs.com/lakeoswego/default.cfm
Public Works Director
City of American Canyon, CA
Filing Deadline: October 21, 2019
Located in the southern portion of world-famous, wine-growing Napa County, approximately 35 miles northeast of San Francisco, American Canyon is a growing community of 20,500 residents in more than 6 square miles. The City plans for a population of 30,000 by 2030. The City employs approximately 88 FTE’s plus about 50 part-time/seasonal staff during peak summer season and has a FY 2019/20 General Fund budget of $21.4 million and a total budget of $72.8 million. The City organization is well respected by the community and enjoys a high level of community engagement. The Public Works Department includes engineering, parks maintenance, street maintenance, transportation, development engineering/City Engineer, storm drain, water utility, recycled water, wastewater utility, solid waste and building and fleet maintenance. The department has an operating budget of $14.1 million and a CIP budget of $31.1 million, of which $20 million is for new projects; the department has a staff of 48 full-time employees. The Public Works Director is appointed by and reports to the City Manager. This position requires seven years of increasingly responsible experience in public works, utilities, and engineering, including four years of supervisory and administrative experience. A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in civil engineering, environmental engineering, public or business administration or a closely related field is required and possession of a State of California Professional Engineer’s License is required. Annual salary of $157,269-$188,718/Annually DOQE and CalPERS 2% @ 55 for Classic members.
To apply for this exciting career opportunity, please visit our website at Peckham & McKenney, www.peckhamandmckenney.com. Resumes are acknowledged within two business days. Call Bobbi Peckham toll free at (866) 912-1919 for more information.
Tualatin Valley Irrigation District, Forest Grove, Oregon
First review of applications: October 20, 2019 (open until filled).
Salary: $70,000 - $90,000
The Tualatin Valley Irrigation District (TVID) is served by a five-member Board of Directors, and is currently operating on a 2019 budget of $1,180,000, with 7 FTE’s, including the District Manager. The District serves approximately 350 customers and irrigates 17,000 acres in Washington and Yamhill Counties. TVID operates Scoggins Dam, which impounds Hagg Lake, 2 pumping plants, and maintains over 120 miles of buried pressurized pipeline. Under the direction of the Board of Directors, the District Manager assumes full management responsibilities for all District services and activities, including accounting, engineering, maintenance, purchasing and water operations. A bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university, or 7 to 10 years of related experience and/or training, is required. Knowledge of Oregon Water Law and water rights, water right transfer process, and Oregon statutes related to Irrigation Districts is highly preferred. The selected candidate must possess or be able to obtain a current Oregon driver’s license with a good driving record, and when required, possess Dam Tenders Certificate. 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.
Parks & Public Works Director
City of Snoqualmie, Washington
First review of applications: October 13, 2019 (open until filled).
Salary: $144,336 - $160,368
Located just 25 miles east of Seattle, the City of Snoqualmie, Washington, has a population of approximately 14,000. The Parks Division of the City of Snoqualmie Parks & Public Works Department manages more than 40 parks that offer something for everyone, from walking paths and playgrounds, to tennis courts and athletic fields. Snoqualmie also has more than 540 acres of open space and approximately 35 miles of public trails. The Public Works Division is made up of a streets division and utilities division. The streets division maintains streets and roadway infrastructure through snowplowing and de-icing, pavement markings maintenance, pavement overlays, street reconstruction, sign maintenance and repair, and maintaining drainage systems. The utilities division provides drinking water, stormwater, wastewater treatment and services. The Parks & Public Works Department operates with 34 FTE’s on a 2019 operations, maintenance and capital budget of roughly $30.74 million. Under the direction of the City Administrator, the Parks & Public Works Director leads, plans, and manages the activities and operations of the department, including engineering and consultant engineering services, Parks, Streets/Storm, Treatment Works/Wastewater, Water-Collections and Distribution, and Fleet & Facilities divisions. A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in engineering, public works administration, park planning, public administration, or a related field, and 5 years of supervisory experience is required. Candidates must also have 10 years of public works experience and 5 years of parks experience. 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. The City of Snoqualmie is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Construction Project Management Internship (Asset Management and Capital Planning)
Metro Regional Center, 600 NE Grand, Portland
Application Due: October 14, 2019 at 5pm
Salary: $15.50 per hour
This internship may be appealing to someone interested in learning more about Construction or Project Management or making a career shift into either of these fields.
Metro encourages applications from individuals of all backgrounds in order to foster a community of diversity, unique life experiences and points of view. The Construction Project Management Office Intern will be provided with opportunities to be introduced and gain experience of what it would be like to be a project manager at Metro
working on public improvement projects.
The intern will collaborate with project managers by providing support to the project management staff in their everyday roles. Some of this work could include; balancing the needs of various internal and external stakeholders, managing the scope, schedule and budget of projects large and small, to help ensure Metro projects are designed and implemented to maximize value for the investment of public resources. Some of the expected educational outcomes; developing and using project management skills and learning formal project management skills, which is notable for any future success in a professional workplace.
- Participate in a public procurement process for a construction project to learn about public sector procurement requirements and the role of business processes in project
- Participate in the coordination of multi-disciplinary design efforts to learn about working with contracted design professionals (architects and engineers) from an
- Assist project managers with site walks, reviews of drawings, documents and other key construction project management tasks to learn about fundamental project
management professional skills and career paths.
Duration: End of October 2019 – September 30, 2020
Schedule commitment: Flexible, Monday – Friday, 10 – 20 hours per week.
1) Complete electronic application,
2) cover letter describing why you are interested in this internship and how it aligns with your education or career goals,
3) resume and
4) answers to supplemental questions
Interested in joining the team? Apply at oregonmetro.gov/jobs. Interested in learning more about our internships, www.oregonmetro.gov/internships
- Interest and/or experience in a design, construction or project management career
- Must have and maintain a valid driver's license
Additional experience, knowledge and skills that would make you successful in this internship
- Strong written and oral communication skills
- Ability to stay on task and ask for assistance when needed
- Ability to follow safe-work practices, safely navigate a construction site
- Leadership skills
- Flexibility to take on range of assignments
- Ability to organize multiple details
Equal employment opportunity.
Need help applying?
Call 503-797-1570 if you need help with the following: A print application, access to a computer, assistance in another language, accommodation for a disability
Questions? Megan Warneke, Internship Coordinator, Megan.Warneke@oregonmetro.gov, 503-797-1570
Traffic Operations Manager
City of Eugene, Oregon
First review of applications: October 11, 2019 (open until filled).
Salary: $83,928 - $110,780
The City of Eugene’s Public Works Department consists of six divisions. The Maintenance Division's Traffic Operations Section is responsible for maintaining more than 1,300 lane miles of street markings, 250 traffic signals, 30,000 signs and 10,000 streetlights. Under the direction of the Maintenance Division Director, the Traffic Operations Manager oversees, plans, organizes and supervises the Traffic Operations Section. A bachelor’s degree in traffic engineering or a related field, and six years of increasingly responsible professional traffic engineering experience, including two years of supervisory or project management responsibility is required. Possession of a valid Certificate of Registration as a professional civil engineer in Oregon, or possession of a valid Certificate of Registration as a professional engineer from another state and ability to obtain the Oregon Certificate of Registration within 6 months is required. Certification as a Professional Traffic Operations Engineer is desirable. For a complete position profile and to apply online, visit Prothman at https://www.prothman.com/, click on "Open Recruitments" and click the position title. For questions, call 206-368-0050.
City of McMinnville
Closing Date: September 27, 2019 at 11:45 pm
Pay Rate: $4,034 - $5,150/month, depending on experience
Duties: The primary responsibility of this position is to perform routine preventive (equipment inspections, minor adjustments, lubrication, alignment and rotation), corrective (rebuilding, troubleshooting and repairing equipment), and predictive maintenance (vibration analysis, bearing analysis, and electrical measurements) on the City’s Class IV Water Reclamation Facility (WRF) and associated pump stations, along with orders and maintains an inventory of parts and supplies; maintains shop; prepares written reports, schedules work and maintains records; develops and maintains hazard analysis for assigned tasks; and coordinates work with contractors and vendors.
Qualifications: Knowledge of diagnosing, troubleshooting, repairing, alignment, instrumentation, and rebuild methods for various types of equipment; computerized record keeping system; routine preventive, predictive and corrective maintenance methods; current employment and safety laws. Skills in proper tool and instrument usage; reading and understanding blueprints and drawings; use of computers for report writing, generating spreadsheets, and using databases; and communicating effectively with others.
To Apply: Submit an official City of McMinnville employment application and cover letter describing why you are the best candidate for this position electronically to email@example.com.
Additional Information: Please visit the City’s website at www.mcminnvilleoregon.gov, call (503) 434-2328 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Structural Engineering Designer,
Ausland Group, Eugene or Grants Pass, Oregon
Open until filled
REPORTING TO: Design Project Manager - Project Assignments, Sr. Design Project Manager - Accountability for performances
Do you enjoy thinking outside the box to solve complex problems? Do you ever find yourself thinking about the efficiencies that stem from working closely with a team of innovative architects, engineers and builders all under one design-build roof? Would you like to collaborate with award-winning structural engineers who have managed some of the most notable and culturally important projects in the Pacific Northwest?
Ausland Group is a design-build company expanding and seeking an experienced Structural Engineer (EIT or PE) to produce high quality deliverables on projects ranging from new commercial construction, seismic retrofits, to small bridges. With offices in Eugene, Ashland and headquarters in Grants Pass and roots in the industry dating back to 1947, Ausland has achieved great results and tremendous growth fueled by an exceptional cohesive team of talented professionals. We infuse a culture of innovation, resourcefulness, tenacity, teamwork and client advocacy into everything we do to produce world-class results for our clients.
If you want to be part of an integrated team of design and construction professions who are enthusiastic about solving problems and having fun while doing it, APPLY TODAY! https://auslandgroup.com/about-ausland-group/careers
Senior Emergency Management Program Analyst
Assistant/Association Transportation Planner
Public Works Director
Transportation Community Engagement Coordinator
Operating Engineers (full- and part-time)
Portland5 Centers for the Arts, Portland, Oregon
Open until filled
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Lead Design Engineer/Engineering Associate/Engineering Technician III