The City of Portland is currently seeking an Engineering Technician III within the Portland Bureau of Transportation. This eligible list may also be utilized to fill future vacancies within the Portland Bureau of Transportation, Portland Water Bureau, or Bureau of Environmental Services.
General position: The Engineering Technician III, is a lead position that performs advanced technical engineering support or engineering-related assignments and applies scientific and technical knowledge across a spectrum of engineering design, construction, complex permit processing, complex plan and design review and/or planning functions.
Responsibilities may include:
training and motivating departmental personnel
oversight of program goals
oversight of field and/or departmental work and processes
coordinating projects with other bureau staff, City staff, and external agencies
managing program data
coordinating the purchase, maintenance, repair and calibration of necessary field equipment
analyzing and reporting project results and progress.
Engineering Technician III's may also perform advanced data analysis and reporting, evaluation and system design, private development and city infrastructure projects, as well as review land use and development plans and applications for conformance to regulations, codes and policies.
Current Vacancy Information: Portland Bureau of Transportation Public Works Permitting Section (PWP) This position is a lead over two Engineering Tech 2's, in providing consolidated plan intake, meeting facilitation, workflow process improvement, and permit issuance for public infrastructure projects triggered by private development. Incumbent mentors, trains, and assists with overall process, workload distribution and quality control of lower level staff, provides back-up to Supervisor in inter-bureau coordination, multi-stakeholder meeting facilitation, and interface with the development community on oftentimes complicated projects. Experience with the development review process, public infrastructure terminology, applicable City codes, and accounting software SAP is desired. More info: www.portlandoregon.gov/publicworks
Union Information: This classification is represented by the Professional and Technical Employees Local 17 (PTE 17). To view this labor agreement, please go to https://www.portlandoregon.gov/bhr/27840 and click on the appropriate link.
For current employees in the Tech III classification: If you are currently employed with the City of Portland in a Technician III classification and have passed your probationary period please apply through our transfer list at: http://bit.ly/2Wdc07
The following minimum qualifications are required for this position:
Experience applying engineering terminology, practices, and basic principles.
Experience applying standard engineering mathematics such as: using algebra, geometry, trigonometry, and statistics.
Experience managing various engineering-oriented projects and the ability to implement new departmental programs and practices as well as oversee and improve existing ones.
Experience operating a computer and using a variety of software applications; utilizing specialized engineering, drafting, mapping, measuring, surveying, and/or electronic tools.
Experience reading and interpreting technical documents related to engineering such as: maps, architectural and engineering drawings, construction plans, and as-built drawings, specifications, manuals, geotechnical reports, code provisions, retention schedules, state and federal guidelines.
Ability to lead the activities of staff and contract personnel involved in assigned projects