The City of Portland is seeking an Engineering Supervisor to join the Portland Water Bureau's Design Section!
The Water Bureau has an exciting opportunity in its Engineering Design Section. This position will have the opportunity to work on large and small capital projects and to help shape the role of the Engineering Services Group in delivering high quality, efficient, and critical projects for Portland Water Bureau (PWB) customers. The Engineering Supervisor will work closely with the Design Section Engineering Manager to lead and supervise a staff of Engineers, Engineering Technicians, and Capital Project Managers. This position in Design currently oversees work to support the Distribution Mains Program. The Engineering Supervisor will collaborate with a wide range of stakeholders, including staff throughout the PWB (operations, maintenance and construction, water quality, resource protection), consultants, construction contractors, other City bureaus, regulatory agencies and the general public. This position has the opportunity to build and grow this program, to recommend standards, policies, and procedures that protect PWB assets, and to develop new pathways for collaboration with internal and external stakeholders.
Portland Water Bureau (PWB) serves drinking water for about 1 million people including 19 wholesale customers in the Portland, Oregon metropolitan area. Portland has 2 sources of drinking water - Bull Run Watershed and Columbia South Shore Wellfield. PWB employs about 600 staff and has both union represented and non-represented staff.