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Engineering Contracts Analyst I (Water Bureau)

City of Portland, Portland, OR

Job - Government

Close Date: 01/20/2020

The Portland Water Bureau (PWB) serves more than 900,000 retail and wholesale customers, almost a quarter of Oregon's population. The PWB, Engineering Services Group (ESG) is responsible for planning, design and constructing the bureau's capital improvement, developer and interagency projects. The PWB ESG's Contract Administration unit has a vacancy and is seeking to fill an Analyst I position.

The Contract Administration unit plays a vital role in the procurement process used in design and construction. Services provided by the unit includes procurement guidance; contract development and acquisition; establishing best practices for improving contract administration for workgroups; overseeing the Bureaus process for submission of council actions associated with procurement actions; and, assistance to improve efficiency, effectiveness and equity in Bureau procurements.

The Analyst I position is responsible for performing advanced-level logistical, financial, statistical and other management analysis in the ESG's Contract Administration unit. The position will provide procurement and contract administration support to capital improvement program projects for the ten-year requirement for filtration plant construction; enforces procurement policies and procedures to ensure cost control, contractor performance, and legal compliance; and performs a variety of office-specific program administration and analytical functions in assigned area of responsibility.

The Analyst I position will develop, review, process and administer Professional, Technical, and Expert, Construction, Goods & Services, intergovernmental agreements, grants and other contractual documents to ensure compliance with City, State and Federal guidelines and for clarity, enforceability, and cost effectiveness. The position will be responsible to update, adjust, reconcile and maintain contract budgets using various financial systems, and databases; allocate costs to programs; process invoices; and monitor contract spending.

The position will also apply City and Bureau compliance and equity program requirements to solicitation documents and monitor those requirements by coordinating with City Procurement and analyzing monthly workforce and equity reports. This position participates in various procurement and project workgroups; and, participates at annual diversity workshops and tradeshow events as directed.

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