Assistant City Engineer – Partial Hybrid Schedule

City of Newberg
414 E. First Street, Newberg, Oregon
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GENERAL STATEMENT:  Under the general direction of the City Engineer, plans, organizes, oversees, coordinates, and reviews the work of professional, technical, and administrative staff performing difficult and complex support related to assigned programs and activities of the Engineering Division, manages the effective use of the city's engineering resources to improve organizational productivity and customer service, provides highly complex and responsible support to the City Engineer in areas of expertise; and performs related work as required.

DISTINTUISHING CHARACTERISTICS.  This class is distinguished from the Senior Project Engineer in that the Assistant City Engineer has a larger scope of staff management responsibility, while also managing implementation of complex Engineering capital projects and/or managing the Development Engineering group.  This class is further distinguished from the City Engineer in that the latter has overall responsibility for all functions of the division and for developing, implementing, and interpreting public policy.


Plans, manages, and oversees the daily functions, operations, and activities of the Engineering Division.

Participates in the development and administration of and oversees program and project budgets.

Manages and develops consultant requests for proposal for professional and/or construction services and the advertising and bid processes; evaluates proposals and recommends or decides project award; negotiates and administers contracts for construction projects; ensures contractor compliance with City standards and specifications, time, and budget estimates; analyzes and resolves complex problems that may arise; recommends and approves field changes as required.

Manages, plans, designs, and inspects all phases of civil engineering capital improvement and public works construction projects in conformance with schedules established and within budget set for projects.


Education and Experience:

Graduation from a four-year college or university with a degree in Civil Engineering. Registration as a Professional Engineer in the State of Oregon, and:

A minimum of six (6) years previous professional civil engineering experience including a minimum of two (2) years in the management of capital improvement project programs for the planning, design, and construction of improvements for wastewater collection, pumping and treatment; potable and non-potable water distribution, treatment and storage; storm drainage conveyance, water quality/quantity systems; and local, collector and arterial street surface and signalization improvements and six (6) years in the management of complex programs and personnel.

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Apply Here: (OPEN UNTIL SEPTEMBER 23, 2022)