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The City of Gresham has an exciting and challenging opportunity for a full-time Civil Engineer I or II to join our Wastewater Team in the Department of Environmental Services. The ideal candidate will have professional engineering skills, public works project experience and communication skills to effectively work with citizens, contractors, engineers and City employees.As the fourth largest city in the State of Oregon, Gresham is situated near the scenic Columbia River Gorge, popular Mount Hood recreation area, and minutes from Portland. Our city boasts a growing and diverse population. Gresham's Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) was the first in the Pacific Northwest to reach energy net zero status, meaning the WWTP produces at least as much electricity as it uses. We celebrated the achievement with the next generation of great minds on Earth Day 2015.This position may be filled as a Civil Engineer I or II. Please review the following descriptions to review the distinction between the two.Civil Engineer I - $5,515 - $7,170/monthCivil Engineer II - $6,111 - $7,941/month
As a Civil Engineer I or II, you will perform small to medium size Wastewater Treatment Plant and wastewater pump station planning, design and construction management projects. Evaluating current Wastewater Treatment Plant processes for cost effectiveness and recommend capital or operational process modifications or changes will be typical to your work in this role. We are seeking someone who will manage the repair and replacement of systems and equipment as needed while ensuring we sustain our electrical Net Zero status at the WWTP. This position will conduct engineering studies and planning projects. Administering the FOG (fats, oils and grease) program contracts with 5 haulers will be involved, as well as ensuring the FOG receiving station is operated reliably and cost efficiently.You will use your collaborative skills to establish and maintain effective working relationships with City staff, outside consultants, contractors, public works inspectors and other stakeholders on capital projects and other activities. We desire someone who is highly organized, proficient in Microsoft Office, and can effectively use internal electronic systems to perform daily work. Your knowledge of rules, regulations and permitting associated with stormwater and wastewater systems will be highly valued. Your expertise related to environmental operating permits, generating reports such as biosolids annual reports, environmental attribute reports, air permit reporting, and required operating reports will be utilized. We are looking for someone with demonstrated problem solving and decision-making skills related to wastewater treatment projects to join our team.
Minimum Qualifications:Any equivalent combination of education and experience, which provides the applicant with the knowledge, skills, and abilities, required to perform the job. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:
Licenses, Certificates, and Other Requirements: