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Engineering Associate, Senior-Civil

City of Portland
Portland, Oregon

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Are you a passionate about protecting the environment and applying your skills and background to have a real impact in the community? Are you a collaborative team player who enjoys working with a diverse group of people? Are you a detail-oriented individual who enjoys using your skills to a variety of different complex and interesting problems? You may be the Senior Engineering Associate - Civil we are seeking!

The City of Portland Bureau of Environmental Services (BES) is currently seeking candidates for a three (3) Senior Engineering Associates – Civil positions. Two (2) positions support the bureau’s wastewater treatment and pumping systems division (TPSD) and one (1) position supports the Wastewater Treatment & Vertical Asset Risk Analysis team within the Risk Assessment Division.

1. Treatment and Pumping Systems Division (TPSD) positions:
TPSD is located at the Columbia Boulevard Wastewater Treatment Plant and provides engineering services for projects at approximately 100 wastewater pump stations and associated force mains throughout the city, as well as projects at the Columbia Boulevard Wastewater Treatment Plant, and Tryon Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant.

The successful TPSD candidates will serve as design manager and/or project manager for one of two teams:

  • Pumping System Improvement Program: Complex Capital Improvement Projects (CIP) related to pump stations, force mains, and wastewater treatment.
  • Wastewater Treatment Design Program: Stand-alone, large treatment CIP projects that rehabilitate, replace, and expand the treatment process related equipment and infrastructure in the City’s wastewater treatment plants.
2. Risk Assessment Division (RAD) position:
RAD is located at the Portland Building in Downtown Portland and applies asset management principles and practices to assess risks to BES services. We use this knowledge to inform integrated solutions that mitigate risk while optimizing opportunities and community benefits.

The Risk Assessment Division is composed of the following teams: Systems Analysis & Modeling Support, Wastewater Treatment & Vertical Asset Risk Analysis, and Stormwater, Natural & Linear Asset Risk Analysis Sections. These Sections work together to provide the Bureau with capital delivery analysis support, current and future comprehensive risk profiles, and analyzes trends in risk to inform Portfolio Management and BES leadership of emerging priorities to ensure sustainability of operations. The RAD collaborates closely with BES’ other Groups and extensively within its own Group, especially Engineering Services, Operations & Maintenance and Priority Area Planning, Regulatory Services and Research, Asset Management and Portfolio Management.For full description and online application go to:

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