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Construction Engineering Supervisor

City of Portland, Portland, OR

Job - Government

Close Date: 12/09/2019

The City of Portland is seeking a supervising engineer within the Bureau of Environmental Service intheir Construction Services Division!

About the position: This position works autonomously under the general direction of the division manager and is responsible for managing distinct construction management (CM) groups of approximately 10 staff. They are responsible for the safety, wellbeing, and professional development of their assigned teams. In addition, this position is focused on constructing a wide variety of capital improvement projects in the City of Portland's Bureau of Environmental Services' (BES) Construction Services Division in the Engineering Services Group. BES manages a capital budget of $100 to $150 million annually.

Other duties include:
•Work together with construction management teams and other BES staff/managers to deliver new wastewater and storm water assets to protect public health and water quality
•Manage, coach, and mentor approximately 10 staff and help them in all aspects of their small to large complex infrastructure projects including defining scope, schedule and budget, plan and specification design reviews and construction management
•Oversee projects to ensure quality, safety, contractibility, cost control and adherence to City and industry standards and best practices
•Provide strong understanding of construction management including change orders, negotiations, and claims
•Provide technical skills in traffic control, geotechnical reports and engineering, civil engineering and pipe construction including trenchless technologies
•Provide leadership to create a high performance, service oriented and diverse work environment
•Participate in group, bureau, or citywide committees and programs that develop new processes and procedures, support workplace safety, support diversity, or other initiatives
•Pursue the goals, desired outcomes, and strategic initiatives defined in the City of Portland Bureau of Environmental Services 10-year strategic plan

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