This recruitment will remain open until 100 applications have been received or until the posted closing date, Friday, March 26, 2021, whichever comes first. Applications received after the 100-application limit has been reached will not be included in this recruitment process.
The Portland Water Bureau (PWB) serves more than 950,000 retail and wholesale customers, almost a quarter of Oregon's population. PWB values a diverse workforce and seeks ways to promote equity and inclusion within the organization and with the public. The Water Bureau is hiring an Electrical Engineer in the Design Section of the Engineering Services Group (ESG). The ESG is responsible for planning, designing and constructing the bureau's capital improvement, developer and interagency projects using in-house and a variety of contracting methods.
The position will perform advanced professional project management and specialized electrical engineering for the ESG, and will be responsible for advancing assigned projects, providing technical support to staff, including consultants and contractors necessary to achieve project goals and objectives. The position also serves as a subject matter expert on design and construction of electrical systems associated with PWB infrastructure projects. A professional electrical engineering license is required for this position.
In addition, this position supports a wide range of stakeholders within the PWB. A successful candidate will be a strong communicator, someone who values strong collaboration with stakeholders, and who seeks to build strong relationships across the PWB.