Snohomish County Public Works is seeking a highly motivated and well qualified licensed Professional Engineer to develop, design, and manage capital improvement projects (including management of consultant contracts). This Engineer III position will work in the Surface Water Management (SWM) division Capital section. You will be part of a team of engineers and technicians that take projects from concept through construction.
SWM designs and implements a wide variety of stormwater improvement projects (fish passage improvements, neighborhood drainage improvements, water quality treatment, road flooding reduction, etc.). SWM has a robust annual construction program, delivering 10-15 capital projects per year. If working on meaningful and challenging capital projects from identification through construction sounds good to you, please consider applying for this Engineer III position.
The successful candidate will have qualities in alignment with SWM’s core values: providing and demonstrating high quality service, leadership, stewardship, accountability, respect, and integrity. You will have proficiency and expertise in analyzing and designing fish passage, drainage, and water quality projects; project management; hydraulic and hydrologic computer modeling; developing construction drawings, cost estimates, and project specifications; and overseeing project construction. Your excellent communication skills and ability to work well with staff and stakeholders with a variety of backgrounds will make you stand out. Apply for this position to positively contribute to the delivery of high quality projects and service to the residents of Snohomish County.
For further information on Snohomish County Surface Water Management’s programs, please go to www.surfacewater.info.
A Professional Engineer (PE) license is required for this position.
Snohomish County will be invested in your success and growth and below are some highlights of the generous benefits we offer to our employees:
Snohomish County, north of Seattle, is located in northwest Washington between the Puget Sound and the Cascade Mountains. The county has rich scenery, numerous activities and a thriving economy. Snohomish County is a great place to live, work, play, and raise a family. When joining Public Works, you will work in an environment where innovation, collaboration and continuous improvement is highly encouraged and supported. We are proud to offer an outstanding benefit package to employees and their dependents. We are invested in your success and growth and offer competitive wages, job flexibility and stability, employer paid ORCA cards, and a friendly, diverse team atmosphere where employees are appreciated and make a real difference providing services for our citizens. We strive to not only provide a meaningful job, but a lifelong career.
Snohomish County - The Future We Choose
Public Works is the largest department in the Snohomish County government with approximately 600 employees. Snohomish County is one of the fastest growing counties in the nation according to the U.S. Census Bureau. This growth presents many challenges for the Public Works department in maintaining and improving critical infrastructure such as roads and bridges, managing the solid waste and recycling needs of county residents, and monitoring surface water issues. Visit the Public Works webpage to learn more.
To perform professional engineering assignments in design, construction, land development, or program development, which require advanced expertise in a specialized area of engineering or in multiple engineering related functions. To act as resource to engineers on complex projects or manage projects or project components.
STATEMENT OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES
STATEMENT OF OTHER JOB DUTIES
Performs related duties as required.
A Bachelor or Science degree in civil engineering or related field, and four (4) years of civil engineering experience; three (3) of which are in the area of specialization; OR, any equivalent combination of training and/or experience that provides the required knowledge and abilities. Must pass job related tests.
A Professional Engineer’s License or ability to obtain one by demonstrated training or experience is required for most positions.
A valid Washington State driver’s license.
KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES
Employees report to and receive direction from an engineering supervisor. Employees may lead full-time or temporary employees. A high degree of independent judgment and action is exercised in planning projects and programs and resolving administrative and technical problems within the framework of established codes, policies, budgetary limits and sound engineering practices.
The work is performed in an office environment with frequent field trips to locations throughout the county to make site visits, attend meetings, or coordinate work activities. Meetings or project requirements may involve working evenings, weekends or holidays as necessary.
Snohomish County is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. Accommodations for individuals with disabilities are provided upon request.