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SALARY RANGE: $24.10 - $32.29 per hour CLOSING DATE: December 8, 2015, First Review; Open Until Filled ABOUT THE JOB: The City of Beaverton is seeking a dynamic, well-rounded individual with water, storm, street, and sanitary experience to inspect public works construction for both city capital improvement projects and private development, including site grading, erosion control, and parking lot construction. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: • Read and interpret construction plans in conjunction with actual construction, consult and advise developers, contractors and engineers of requirements needed to pass inspection; • Manage, oversee, inspect, and document activities on capital improvement projects; • Meet with staff and customers to explain engineering requirements and resolve conflicts; • Write, maintain, and file accurate inspection records; • Provide excellence in internal and external customer service; • Support and respect diversity in the workplace. TO QUALIFY: Requires an Associate’s degree in civil engineering technology and three years’ experience in engineering inspection or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Requires a valid driver’s license and the ability to meet the City’s driving standards. A State of Oregon Water Distribution certification and ODOT certification is a plus. HOW TO APPLY: Applications may be completed on our website at or by submitting a City of Beaverton application form to the Human Resources Department, Beaverton City Hall, P.O. Box 4755, Beaverton, OR 97076. VETERANS’ PREFERENCE: Qualifying veterans and disabled veterans may obtain preference by submitting as verification of eligibility a copy of the Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (DD Form 214 or 215) or a letter from the US Department of Veteran’s Affairs indicating receipt of a non-service connected pension. Disabled veterans must also submit a copy of their veteran's disability preference letter from the Department of Veteran Affairs, unless the information is included in the DD Form 214 or 215. Veterans’ Preference documentation must be submitted with your application.

GIS Technical Specialist II

Department: Engineering/Technical Services Salary Range: $24.30 to $30.00 per hour DOQ Sunrise Water Authority has earned an excellent reputation for providing safe, reliable water service to approximately 44,000 people encompassing Happy Valley, parts of the City of Damascus, and areas of unincorporated Clackamas County. SWA offers an exciting opportunity with excellent benefits that include medical/dental insurance, PERS retirement plan and paid time off as well as the opportunity to grow your career while working in a sustainable organization that provides the community our most precious resource – water. Job Description: In addition to GIS/AutoCAD services, this position will fill a role within our Engineering Group, providing support in design and land development activities. Candidates should possess demonstrated knowledge in the use of ArcGIS Online (or ArcGIS Server) and ArcMap 10.3 software, along with experience in geodatabase management and related software administration. Additional experience with AutoCAD or related design software is a plus. Position is expected to work closely with Engineering, Field Operations and Customer Service staff in providing mapping and infrastructure data analysis in support of planning, design, operation, and asset management for the utility. Work will be mostly conducted in an office environment but may occasionally require trips into the field to various facilities and land development sites. The position will also work closely with IT staff in developing and managing various tools for serving infrastructure data to various users, including engineering and field operations. Preference will be given to candidates with prior experience in utility design support or infrastructure and asset management. Minimum Requirements: Working knowledge of ArcGIS Online (or Server) software and related geodatabase management, a minimum of 2-4 years demonstrated experience in design support or infrastructure (asset) management and post-secondary education or technical training; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Special Requirements: The qualified candidate will have the ability to pass a pre-employment drug screen, have a valid Oregon driver’s license upon appointment and a satisfactory driving record. POSITION IS OPEN UNTIL FILLED TO APPLY: Please follow the application instructions under “Applying for a Position” on the SWA website at by clicking on "Doing Business\Employment". Sunrise Water Authority is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and is a non-smoking, drug-free environment.

Wastewater Treatment Plant Manager

JOB SUMMARY: Directs all functions at the Lake Stevens Sewer District new wastewater treatment plant, facilitates the closure and decommissioning of the old treatment plant site, and institutes a pre-treatment program within the District’s annexed areas. The District’s new Sunnyside Treatment Plant was commissioned in 2012 using anaerobic digestion and membrane bioreactor (MBR) technology in its treatment processes. This plant was designed to handle an average monthly flow of 5 MDG for a population of 45,000 people and is expandable to nearly double this capacity via future capital investments. Assists the General Manager with planning, organizing and managing the activities related to the repair, maintenance and operation of sewer systems; and that such wastewater is collected and treated in accordance with local, state and federal regulations and guidelines. Ensures effective and reliable wastewater services are provided to customers throughout the District. COMPLETE JOB DESCRIPTION ON WEBSITE WWW.LKSTEVENSSEWER.ORG


The City of Moscow, Idaho, has a position available in the Water Department for a Distribution System Operator to be a member of our team. The successful candidate will be expected to possess the following skills: excellent customer service toward both internal and external customers; the ability to repair and install water mains, service lines and meter installations, water valves, and fire hydrants; operate a backhoe, dump truck, and associated equipment and hand tools; possess basic math, computer, and communication skills. Applicants should have a high school diploma or GED, a Valid Class B commercial driver’s license. An Idaho Class I, or II Drinking Water Distribution Operator License is desirable. This is a regular full-time position reporting to the Water Distribution Supervisor. Starting pay is $17.54 per hour to $18.95 per hour depending on qualifications, experience, and class of Water Distribution Operator License. The City offers a benefits package that includes paid health, dental, vision and life insurances; paid sick and vacation leave; eleven paid holidays per year and inclusion in the Public Employees Retirement System of Idaho (PERSI). Qualified candidates may obtain an application packet that includes a complete job description from Moscow City Hall, 206 E. Third St., or by calling (208) 883-7000 or you may visit our website at A City of Moscow application for employment and a cover letter is required. Resumes may be included, but will not be accepted in lieu of an application. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Applications will be accepted by the City of Moscow Human Resources Department located in City Hall. The recruitment is open until filled. The first review of applications will be December 7, 2015. The City of Moscow will accord a preference in employment to eligible veterans.

Finance and Customer Service Manager

FINANCE AND CUSTOMER SERVICE MANAGER West Slope Water District is recruiting for a Finance and Customer Service Manager. The District offers an excellent compensation and benefits package. Hiring range is $74,000 - $88,000 annually, DOE. Qualified applicants must have: • Equivalent to high school plus additional specialized training; AND four (4) years’ experience maintaining financial records and directly responding to the public; • OR, any equivalent combination of education, training, and/or experience that would likely provide the knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the essential functions of the position. • College degree in finance, accounting or business management and public sector finance experience preferred. NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS • Must be bondable • A background check will be conducted on the finalist for this position. Recruitment open until filled; first review of applicants December 7, 2015. Please submit application materials at your earliest convenience. Interested applicants must submit all application materials to be considered. Visit or for a detailed job announcement and application instructions.

Senior-Level Civil Engineer

Murray, Smith & Associates, Inc. (MSA) is a full-service civil and environmental consulting engineering firm serving public works clients throughout the Pacific Northwest. At MSA, we believe our people and our commitment to personal service are what set us apart from others. We are committed to providing a creative and healthy work environment. MSA is currently looking for Senior-level Civil Engineer for our Seattle, Tacoma or Everett, Washington offices. If you are looking for a rewarding and stable career with an established firm that provides opportunities for growth and advancement, this may be the place for you. Job Responsibilities: You will collaborate with a talented group of professionals in an open and friendly work environment, where personal and professional growth is supported and your contributions to the success of the firm are rewarded. You will enjoy a wide variety of interesting assignments that make a real impact to the communities around us while: • Working with multidisciplinary technical teams on a variety of projects • Identifying project opportunities and actively participating in the proposal and interview processes when necessary • Planning and designing improvements to water, wastewater, and stormwater systems • Managing work programs, project schedules, and budgets • Writing technical memorandums, engineering reports, and planning studies • Coordinating with clients Requirements: • BS in Civil Engineering (BSCE) or Mechanical Engineering (BSME) • Professional Engineer (PE) license • 15+ years of relevant experience as a civil engineer • 10+ years of consulting experience What makes a successful candidate? • You are “plugged in” to the civil engineering community in Puget Sound. You are active in professional organizations and have excellent working relationships with clients and partners in the region. • You have high expectations for quality work products and strive to supply your clients and community the best engineering work possible • You are committed to providing excellent service to your clients and your team • Excellent communication and collaboration with your team is essential for project success • You enjoy coaching and mentoring junior staff in their professional growth • Your written and verbal communications skills are excellent and have enabled you to successfully win and complete projects and professional success • You have demonstrated success managing multidisciplinary engineering projects in the Puget Sound area • You are self-motivated with the ability to work independently with multiple priorities • You are proficient with MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint), MS Project and, preferably, Deltek Vision. About MSA: MSA is a growing Pacific Northwest engineering firm of highly skilled professionals with an excellent reputation gained from over 35 years of successful business. With eight offices in Washington, Oregon and Idaho, we enjoy a stable and varied backlog of small and large projects, and a friendly work environment that encourages a positive work/family life balance. We offer excellent opportunities and career advancement for our staff and invest in each team member through mentoring and professional development. Our three Puget Sound offices are conveniently located within walking distance to a great selection of restaurants, shops, parks, transit and waterfronts. Benefits: MSA offers a generous benefits package with competitive salary, health/dental/vision insurance, paid time-off, 401(k) retirement plan, and athletic club membership and transit pass subsidies. If you are interested in joining our team of professionals in a creative and rewarding work environment, please visit to apply. No phone calls please. Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer


OPERATIONS MANAGER COOS BAY-NORTH BEND WATER BOARD ($6,016-$7,678/mo. with excellent benefits) Vacancy Due to Retirement Coos Bay-North Bend Water Board is located on the Southern Oregon Coast where recreational opportunities and beautiful scenery abound, providing a quality living and working environment. The Water Board serves a total customer base of 12,800 accounts. This position works under the general supervision of the General Manager and directs the construction, operations and maintenance activities of the Operations Division, including the water supply sources, treatment facilities, and pumping and distribution system. It exercises full supervision over the Water Treatment and Distribution Sections; evaluates work performance and makes decisions in selection, discharge, and personnel actions; assumes division fiscal responsibility by participating in the preparation of and operating within an approved annual budget. MINIMUM EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION REQUIRED: Five years progressively responsible experience in water utility treatment and distribution operations and maintenance; two years of supervisor experience or education, graduation from a senior high school or GED, and an Associate's Degree from an accredited college or university in Science, Water System, Civil Engineering Technology, or related field. SPECIAL REQUIREMENT/LICENSES: Must possess a valid Oregon driver’s license and acceptable driving record; ability to secure State of Oregon Water Treatment and Distribution Level III Certifications within 6 months of hire; DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Science, Business Administration or related field. To view the full job description, please visit our website: Application forms are available from Coos Bay-North Bend Water Board’s Personnel Department. Contact Karen Parker, at; (541)267-3128; fax (541)269-5370. A preference will be given to qualified veterans who apply for this position pursuant to ORS 408.225 to 408.237. Any veteran who has special qualifications and/or transferable skills in the management of water treatment and distribution should reference those skills and qualifications in their application. Coos Bay-North Bend Water Board is an EOE. First consideration of applications: December 21, 2015.

Senior Facilties Maintenance Technician

City of Hillsboro-Senior Facilities Maintenance Technician Water Treatment Plant. Salary Range: $3,946 to $5,193 per month.Starting salary is $3,946 to $4,616, (depending on qualifications), plus benefits.
In this position you will be working at the Joint Water Commission Water Treatment Plant. (JWC) The plant is located in Forest Grove Oregon. The JWC treats drinking water for 400,000 people within Washington County.
Duties for this position would include such things as maintenance and repair work on assets at the JWC. This would include lube/oil, fabrication, plumbing and other preventative / reactive maintenance. There are a large number of pumps and motors (including vertical turbine) at the JWC that need regular attention. Other duties might include work on valves, piping, vehicles, facility infrastructure, cleaning sedimentation basins and other duties as they arise.
This position would work along with other staff as part of the JWC Maintenance Team. This position will be required to work in a variety of conditions including indoor and outdoor settings in all types of weather conditions. This position will be required to perform manual labor as specified in the job description.
This position does NOT require HVAC license, CDL or other certifications that are listed in the job description. 
The principal function of an employee in this class is to perform routine maintenance and/or operational activities in assigned area of responsibility. Responsibilities as assigned may include providing customer service; performing routine maintenance and repair of equipment,infrastructure, and/or related items; operating motorized vehicles and equipment; inputting data into computerized systems; and preparing logs and records. Positions assigned to the Water Treatment Plant may be responsible for: - Providing basic plumbing maintenance and repairs; - Maintaining raw and finish water pumps; - Providing preventive maintenance on vehicles and plant equipment; - Providing basic metal fabrication; - Operating equipment including using a backhoe for drainage and electrical, operating dump truck for hauling, acting as SSFP cleaner operator, and using tractors and deck mowers; - Working with and providing direction to contractors. Acceptable Experience and Training High School Diploma or GED and, as assigned, 3 to 5 years of industrial and/or water treatment plant maintenance and repair experience; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above. Find the employment application packet and general information about the City at www.hillsboro‐ Learn more about our treatment plant at The City of Hillsboro is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.


SPF Water Engineering is seeking two highly motivated project engineers for our Boise office. These individuals will be expected to create detailed designs for water and wastewater projects, including preparing plans and specifications, site layouts, equipment sizing/selection, pump stations, evaluating treatment alternatives and preparing cost opinions, life cycle cost analyses, process calculations, hydraulic analysis calculations, developing hydraulic profiles, preparing process and civil design drawings, and coordinating with CADD/BIM technicians and other disciplines for construction plan production. These positions may function as technical specialists and/or project managers on projects. Candidates will have 4 to 10 years of engineering experience with a B.S. or M.S. degree in civil engineering or a similar field, and professional engineer registration in Idaho or the ability to obtain their Idaho PE by reciprocity. Licensure in other western states is a plus. Excellent written and oral communication skills and AutoCAD Civil 3D proficiency are essential. Other areas of expertise that are a plus include: GIS, WaterCAD, MODFLOW, Building Information Modeling (BIM), extensive field experience, and/or a background in water quality, hydrology, or hydrogeology. SPF Water Engineering provides general civil engineering, water resource consulting, water engineering, and wastewater engineering services. We seek to serve our growing client base with a high level of integrity, creative and cost-effective solutions, and high-quality service. We are committed to being an “employer of choice” in our industry by supporting and encouraging efforts of our members and associates to build successful careers as engineers, consultants, and entrepreneurs. We provide professional growth opportunities in proportion to initiative, expertise, and success. Visit for additional company information. Please submit a cover letter describing your skills and interests, a detailed resume, and a list of references to; refer to “Project Engineer” in the subject heading.