About WSDOTWashington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) is the steward of an integrated, multimodal transportation system that helps to ensure people and goods move safely and efficiently throughout the state. In addition to building, maintaining, and operating the state highway system, WSDOT operates the largest ferry system in the nation, manages the world's longest floating bridge, and recently completed the world's widest tunneling project. The OpportunityWSDOT is currently seeking a Regional Hydraulics & Environmental Engineering Lead (TE 5) to join our Environmental Services Program. As a senior level professional engineer in the field of hydraulics, hydrology, and river engineering, responsibilities include preparation of hydraulics reports, floodplain analysis, and bridge scour evaluation for the Northwest Region and as well as approving hydraulic reports from staff in Project Engineering offices. This position has the responsibility for developing and recommending policy statewide for roadway drainage, culverts, fish passage, river engineering and bridge scour. The Hydraulic & Environmental Engineering Lead supervises the NWR Hydraulics Engineers and provides consultation on projects for Fish Passage and Hydraulics. Independently responsible for writing contracts, various engineering reports for complex and unique hydrologic, hydraulic, and river engineering for the Northwest Region and Fish Passage Program, this position ensures compliance with WSDOT policies, manuals, and various federal, state, and local environmental regulations. A successful candidate will have an advanced level of engineering and leadership knowledge and skills and a record of successful decision making. What to ExpectActing as the Region Hydraulic Engineer and regulatory specialist for hydraulics and hydrology, this position:
QualificationsTo be considered for this opportunity, the following are required:
It is preferred that qualified candidates also have:
Check out this video to learn more: Why WSDOT? How to ApplyApplications for this recruitment will be accepted electronically. Your relevant experience may be evaluated to determine salary. Therefore, it is very important that the "Work Experience" portion of the application be completed in as much detail as possible.In order to be considered for this opportunity, please include the following with your online application:
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