Engineering Program Manager (Engineer IV)

Salem, Oregon
$8,114 to $10,904 monthly + benefits
Jan 24, 2022
Feb 23, 2022
Position Type
Engineer, Senior Engineer
Organization Type

We have an exciting career opportunity for a licensed Engineering Program Manager (Engineer IV).  If you are looking for an opportunity to be part of an organization that provides professional advancement, a great family-work life balance, and an opportunity for working on a wide variety of projects, the City of Salem Public Works Department is a great place for you. 

Salem is the state capital of Oregon and is located in the heart of the Willamette Valley between the Coast and Cascade Mountain ranges. Within a one-hour drive of the beautiful Oregon Coast, Cascade Mountains, and downtown Portland, Salem offers a prime location to experience the areas wonderful opportunities for year-around activities including sports, outdoor events, art, culture, and education. The City operates under a Council/Manager form of government and offers a fast-paced, welcoming, progressive environment.
Our Engineering Division is charged with delivering the 5-Year Capital Improvement Plan and is currently working on a wide variety of projects including: water distribution and treatment facilities, wastewater collection and treatment facilities, pump stations, reservoirs, drainage facilities, parks, airport facilities, streets, bridges, traffic signals, water transmission lines, and urban development projects.

This available Engineering Program Manager position performs full range civil engineering project and program development within the transportation and parks development arena; manages multiple projects and programs with administrative responsibility through design and construction phases; and quality control and assurance over activities managed by engineers at lower levels.  The Engineering Program Manager leads a project team specializing in roadway improvements, traffic signals, street lights, bicycle and pedestrian enhancements, and parks multidisciplinary development projects. Given their direct involvement in projects, technical engineering experience in these areas is paramount given the community-wide impacts of these large capital improvement projects. 

This senior level position also provides the rewarding opportunity to provide consultation and guidance to other department/division staff along with developing the next generation of engineers within our division through supervision and mentorship.  The successful candidate will be a team player that is flexible, highly motivated, and committed to providing the extra-effort needed to meet critical timelines.  If you are up to the challenge, then come work with us!

What are the minimum qualifications?
* Must pass the pre-employment background check

* Must have an Oregon Driver’s license and meet the City of Salem's driving standards

* Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in Civil Engineering or a related field

* Eight years of experience in a related field or any combination of experience and training that demonstrate possession of the knowledge, skill and abilities as listed, and ability to perform the examples of work.

* Professional Civil Engineer License required.

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