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Procurement Officer II 

Req Number PRO-20-00001  
Salary $28.90-$44.51 per hour (DoE)  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Location Wanapum Dam, Beverly, WA  
Shift Days  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Number of Openings 1  

Position Summary

The Procurement Officer II is responsible for requesting bids and quotations and preparing and issuing purchase orders for stock and non-stock material, equipment, public works projects, professional services, and services ensuring compliance with Washington State law and Grant PUD governance.

The Procurement Officer II oversees and coordinates contractual relationships for public works projects, professional services, services, and material contracts from development to completion to ensure compliance with Washington State law and Grant PUD governance.

The Procurement Officer II works in conjunction with Procurement Officer I and III positions to coordinate all aspects of the contracting and purchase order process

Job Responsibilities

Essential Functions: -- Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge, and skills. This is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and duties performed by incumbents of this class; employees may be assigned duties which are not listed below; reasonable accommodations will be made as required. The job description does not constitute an employment agreement and is subject to change at any time by the employer. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:

Requests bids and quotations and prepares and issues purchase orders for inventory stock and nonstock material, public works projects, professional services, services, and material purchases.

Performs administrative and purchasing functions to support the efficient operation of the purchasing and contracting processes.

Develops and administers, in conjunction with project manager, public works projects, professional services, services, and material contracts.

Monitors and facilitates contracts from advertisement to contract completion, including providing support to ensure orderly and effective contract management.

Conducts formal bid openings and site visits. Prepares meeting materials for pre-construction meetings.

Performs evaluation of bids and proposals received for commercial compliance with complex, long-term requirements. Compliance must be defensible and justifiable for award recommendations.

Enforces contract terms and requirements such as bid bonds, performance bonds, prevailing wage requirements, insurance certificates, payments, schedules, and deliveries.

Manages relationships with suppliers and contractors to maintain an open, fair, and impartial environment for all procurement transactions.

Follows Critical Information Protection (CIP) and Critical Energy Infrastructure Information (CEII) regulations relating to procurement.

Position may be responsible for Grant PUD’s surplus process of material and equipment via online auction, competitive bid, and other means as required, ensuring compliance with policies and maximum value.

Provides guidance and assistance as needed with Strategic Alliance partnership audits per contract terms and conditions.

Provides customer service that supports the overall procurement effort and aligns with Grant PUD’s Strategic Plan.

Performs other duties as requested.

Demonstrates commitment to Grant PUD’s mission, vision, values, strategic plan and Vision 2021. The incumbent should be familiar with these organizational priorities and behave in a way that aligns with these expectations.

Understands and adheres to compliance requirements for this position that may include laws, regulations, security guidelines, Grant PUD policies and procedures.

Actively participates in all aspects of our safety program, including but not limited to:

  • following all safety policies and procedures,
  • alerting supervisors and coworkers to unsafe or hazardous working conditions,
  • reporting any safety incidents or close calls within 24 hours to supervisor, and
  • accepting feedback from supervisors and coworkers regarding your personal safety performance.
Position Requirements

Education/Experience Requirements: Generally requires a bachelor’s degree in business or related field. Procurement and contract-related training. Experience may be substituted for education. Experience required in procurement activities with varied conditions of procurement analysis, evaluation, negotiation and execution, including principles and techniques of the negotiation process in a governmental or business environment. Generally requires two or more years of progressive responsibilities in acquisition, business, and/or public organization. Incumbent must have two years of experience as a Procurement Officer I or equivalent relevant experience.

Knowledge and Skills

Knowledge of – department policies and procedures, Federal and State Rules, compliance and reliability, maintenance and repair, inventory control, utility policies and procedures

Skill in – effectively communicating with internal and external customers; working and interfacing effectively in a complex and dynamic work environment; multitasking, prioritizing and managing contract details; working independently on complex tasks and nonroutine matters; communicating verbally and in writing with contractors, staff, and departments; personal computer and software programs (Word, Excel, Outlook, SharePoint, PowerPoint, Adobe)

Special Requirements

A valid state driver’s license is required.

Physical Requirements

Majority of work is performed in a standard office setting.

*applicant/incumbent should refer to the Physical Capacity Evaluation (PCE)


Closing Date to Apply: July 25, 2020

Excellent Compensation and Benefits Package

Equal Opportunity Employer

References and Background Checks are done as part of our employment process.


About the Organization Employees are our greatest assets at Grant PUD. Our dynamic team of skilled individuals define this utility. We welcome your unique experiences, skills and passion

As an equal opportunity employer, we strive for an environment of mutual respect that values diversity. We recruit, hire, train and promote all job classifications. A variety of exciting challenges and growth opportunities exist at Grant PUD. We offer training, benefits and multiple opportunities to serve the diverse needs of our regional community.

Our Mission:
To efficiently and reliably generate and deliver energy to our customers.

Our Vision:
Excellence in service and leadership
We continually ask how our performance aids in improving service quality, reliability and care for the environment in the most cost-effective manner.

Safety: We believe that employee and public safety is paramount

Innovation: We make decisions that best serve present and future generations

Service: We are committed to excellent customer service

Teamwork: We are one team with the same mission

Respect: We honor the rights and beliefs of those we work with and serve

Integrity: We hold ourselves and others accountable to professionalism in our actions and words

Heritage: We protect, preserve and perpetuate the spirit of the PUD and the Wanapum relationship  

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