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Sunrise Water Authority - Project Engineer

Posted: 5/17/2021
Salary: $82,500 - $104,000
Location: Happy Valley, OR

Sunrise Water Authority is located just 20 minutes southeast of Portland, Oregon, in the city of Happy Valley. Nestled between the western foothills of the Cascade Mountain range, the Mt. Hood National Forest to the east, and the vast Columbia River to the north, Clackamas County and the Portland metropolitan area are recognized as some of the most beautiful places to work and live in the US. Happy Valley is a thriving suburb located in the western corner of the county and is one of the fastest growing communities in Oregon, providing safe neighborhoods with an abundance of activities and events.

Sunrise Water Authority is a public agency that delivers a safe and reliable supply of water to a service area of over 22 square miles and nearly 50,000 residents in Clackamas County. The Authority has a 2021 total budget of $28.2 million, with a General Fund of $16.7 million and employs 25 FTEs.

Under the direction of the Engineering Manager, the Project Engineer will perform advanced analysis of system operations and hydraulic performance; assist in capital project planning and delivery; conduct asset management and emergency resiliency planning; prepare project-related reports, spreadsheets, databases, and technical materials; prepare and review design and bid documents for procurement of construction services; lead work groups and be responsible for team outcomes.

Candidates must be a licensed Professional Engineer in Oregon or be able to obtain licensure in Oregon within six months of hire. Candidates must have a working knowledge of hydraulic modeling of water distribution systems and related computer platforms (preference given to experience with InfoWater), working knowledge of ArcGIS Online, AutoCad, and MS Office Programs, and have a familiarity with codes, regulations and standards related to public drinking water systems.

The ideal candidate will have 5-7 years of professional experience with at least 3 years of experience in design and/or construction administration related to municipal drinking water infrastructure, including reservoirs, pipelines, and pump stations. A bachelor’s degree or higher in civil, mechanical, or environmental engineering, or a related field is desired.

How To Apply:
For a complete position profile and to apply online, visit For questions, call 206-368-0050.

Sunrise Water Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

First review of applications: June 13, 2021 (open until filled).