The City of Milwaukie is seeking a self-motivated candidate who can work as part of a team to fill a vacancy within our Engineering Division. This new position will require a strong background in the development and review of public improvement plans, specifications and bid documents with an emphasis in public improvements for private development proposals.
This is a professional engineering position that serves as a project manager and provides technical assistance to the Engineering Director. Plans and manages engineering design and construction of public infrastructure (water, streets, sewer, and storm); Manages and administers personal services and construction contracts; Reviews private sector development proposals, applies relevant city code requirements for improvements in the public right of ways, conducts field inspections, works with the public to ensure standards are met. Represents the City in dealing with citizen questions and complaints, provides recommendations to the Engineering Director to solve problems.
Education and Certification Requirements:
A Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering from an accredited college or university or closely related field with five years (preferred) experience relevant to engineering practices and procedures in drafting, surveying and construction inspection.
Must have an Oregon Professional Engineering license (or Professional Engineer license from another state, and be able to obtain Oregon license within 6 months from date of hire).
Must possess, or be able to obtain by time of hire, a valid Oregon or Washington State Driver's License.
Proficiency in the Microsoft Office Suite and AutoCad is required.
Apply by April 8, 2018
Please see our website for a complete job description and information on how to apply.
Additional Salary Information: This position includes a comprehensive benefits package.
About City of Milwaukie
Milwaukie is making great strides to realize its potential in the metropolitan area. Offering both a small town feel and close proximity to Portland, the city is uniquely positioned to easily access the region’s amenities. With more than 1,500 companies, including Blount International, Bob’s Red Mill, Dark Horse Comics and Precision Castparts Corporation, Milwaukie is home to several of Oregon’s largest and most iconic employers. The recent completion of the MAX Orange Line helps ensure the long-term economic vitality of the city—connecting people to jobs and higher education options. Milwaukie has a population of 20,512 that make up 7 neighborhood districts and 11 boards, committees and commissions to provide community input and guide city priorities.The city hosts a number of community events throughout the year, including Earth Day and Arbor Day, First Fridays, Sunday Farmers Market, Sunday Parkways, an Umbrella Parade & Tree Lighting ceremony, a Winter Solstice & Christmas Ships Viewing Party, neighborhood concerts, and much more. Milwaukie is truly one of Clackamas County’s hidden gems.The City of Milwaukie has a Council-Manager form of government. The five elected members—Ma...yor and four Councilors—represent the community while concentrating on policy issues responsive to the community’s needs. The Mayor and City Councilors are elected at-large and serve staggered four-year terms. City Council appoints the city manager, city attorney and municipal judge. Milwaukie employs about 140 full-time staff and works collaboratively with two unions. The 2017-18 biennial budget of $115 million is aligned with Council goals and the administration is committed to professionalism, efficiency and customer service.The city operates its own police department, and municipal court, as well as its sewer and water utilities; provides street operations, planning, building inspections, public records, engineering, community development and library services.Located in Clackamas County, the city regularly partners with county staff on a variety of programs and initiatives. Milwaukie is also located within the urban growth boundary of Metro, the tri-county urban services district based in Portland, and TriMet, the tri-county transportation district of Oregon. Clackamas Fire District #1 provides fire and emergency services for the city, and the North Clackamas Parks and Recreation District maintains Milwaukie’s parks while providing recreational services and programs.