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This position is overtime eligible and a member of the AFSCME Collective Bargaining Unit.
Under the supervision of the Managing Engineer, the employee occupying this position will perform professional level civil engineering work including project scoping and design, project management and construction management, and assisting in the Engineering Division's development review process. Responsibilities include the following: plan and conduct engineering studies and projects; prepare and review engineering plans, specifications and cost estimates, manage project construction and budgets; recommend and prepare project change orders; coordinate and manage contracts and services provided by outside firms; administer contracts for capital improvement and federally funded construction projects; prepare grant applications; manage and coordinate channelization, signalization and signage work.
The Civil Engineer 2 is distinguished from the Civil Engineer 1 position by its requirement of either a Professional Engineer (PE) license or a minimum of 10-years of progressively responsible public works engineering experience, working in a lead role with assigned staff, managing capital projects of increased complexity and cost, and working more independently. Skill standards that must be met include managing a design consultant contract with a minimum fee of $200,000 which results in a capital project of a minimum cost of $1,000,000.
Representative Duties: Perform professional engineering duties in the design of civil engineering projects such as surface water management and transportation. Determine the type, size and location of storm water management facilities. Develop plans, specifications, and cost estimates for assigned projects including the City's annual pavement overlay and sidewalk programs. E
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Required Education and Experience: Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering or related field and a minimum of four years of progressively responsible public works engineering experience; or a minimum or 10 years of progressively responsible public works engineering experience with at least five years at a Civil Engineer I level of responsibility or higher
Experience working independently in a lead role with assigned staff on capital projects of increased complexity and cost.
Experience managing a design consultant contract with a minimum fee of $200,000 which results in a capital project of a minimum cost of $1,000,000.
A combination of experience and training that provides the candidate with the knowledge and skills to perform the job will be considered
General accounting principles
Knowledge of AutoCAD, GIS, ArcMap, word processing, spreadsheet and data base applications
Ability to maintain effective working relationships with contractors, engineers, architects, staff, and the public
Ability to communicating effectively both orally and in writing
Ability to maintain accurate records and preparing reports
Ability to lead in a teamwork setting
Ability to coordinate multiple projects
Ability to read, interpret and apply a variety of regulations, codes, standards and instructions
Ability to develop, monitor and manage complex capital improvement projects
Ability to develop, coordinate and maintain documentation standards and practices, reporting and tracking procedures and administrative activities
Knowledge of advanced principles, practices, methods, and techniques of civil engineering
Knowledge of applicable laws, codes, regulations, policies, and procedures
Knowledge of modern engineering methods as applied to the design, project management and construction of public works, public utilities, transportation, storm water management and general construction
Knowledge of mathematics and formulas for civil engineering computations
Skill in negotiating and managing contracts and services of outside firms to ensure compliance with plans, specifications, schedules, contract provisions, and government regulations
Skill in developing construction documents including plans, specifications, and cost estimates
Conducting field evaluations to review systems under construction
Skill in the use of AutoCAD for developing engineering plans
Licenses and Other Requirements:
Professional Engineer (PE) License preferred. If licensed in another State, must obtain a Washington State PE license within six (6) months.
Work is performed primarily in an office setting with extensive work at a desktop computer. Occasionally works outdoors in all weather conditions to make field inspections at project sites. Some travel to attend professional meetings is expected.
Sitting and operating a computer work station for extended periods of time; walking over rough or uneven surfaces; dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard; seeing to read blueprints, diagrams, maps and work in progress; hearing and speaking to exchange information; lifting and carrying objects weighing up to 25lbs; driving a vehicle to conduct work.
Hazards include exposure to loud noise; working around moving traffic and/or heavy construction equipment; working and/or driving a vehicle in adverse weather conditions.
HOW TO APPLY:
Individuals interested in this position are encouraged to complete the following:
City Of Seatac, WA