Development Engineering functions include review and approval of plans submitted by third party developers for work in the City right-of-way, along with management and oversight of staff who assist with plan review, and performing permitting and inspection. The Development Engineer must possess a strong understanding of Stormwater Engineering and the City’s NPDES Phase II Stormwater Permit requirements as they relate to development. Visit http://www.ci.bremerton.wa.us/169/Current-Jobs for a complete description and application requirements for this position.
Development Engineer Duties and Responsibilities
The Development Engineer provides oversight and direction to Engineering Technicians to ensure that work in the right-of-way (utilities and roads), along with proposed development (plats, commercial, multi-family and single family residential) complies with applicable City codes, ordinances and regulations.
The Development Engineer requires a thorough understanding of stormwater regulations, as they function as the City’s Stormwater Engineer. The Development Engineer reviews and approves submitted stormwater plans and reports to ensure all proposed development is in compliance with the City’s code and all permit requirements.
Interprets and explains city, state and federal codes, ordinances, specifications, policies, procedures and standards to developers, elected officials and the public.
Reviews and approves development proposals. Approves permits, conducts pre-construction meetings and explains permit conditions to applicants.
Responds to inquiries and complaints from the public and applies applicable codes, specifications, and standards. Ensures that appropriate information is provided, and issues are resolved.