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Engineer | City of Redmond

Posted: 9/10/2021

The City of Redmond is a thriving, culturally diverse community and home to over 72,000 residents.  Redmond is the hub to an array of commerce and industry ranging from technology, aerospace and gaming to biomedical and innovation start-ups. 
 
The Planning Department is responding to the growing needs of the City, consider joining our team as an Engineer. T
he talent you bring will help us:

  • Plan, design or review a variety of private and public projects, programs, systems or processes.
  • Provide engineering research on complicated issues to assist senior engineers and supervisors in decision making.
  • Participate in various technical committees, study groups, and task forces; attends a variety of meetings, as necessary; develops and delivers oral presentations, including public presentations related to project issues.
  • Provide input into the City's Geographic Information System.
  • Identify and evaluate impacts from proposed private development and proposes improvements and/or fees necessary to mitigate these impacts.
  • Conduct peer review of technical reports and designs of private development projects prepared by consultants to ensure compliance with city codes and engineering standards.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering from an accredited college or university.
  • Four (4) years engineering experience.
  • Or any equivalent combination of education, experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.
  • A Master's may substitute for two (2) years of experience and Professional Engineer registration is preferred.
  • Professional Engineering Certification Preferred
  • Engineer-In-Training Certification.
  • Valid Washington State Driver's License and a driving record that meets city standards.

This full-time position will earn between $7,092 and $9,575 per month. Please apply online by September 29, 2021 via www.redmond.gov/jobs.


Engineering Supervisor | City of Redmond

Posted: 9/10/2021

The City of Redmond is a thriving, culturally diverse community and home to over 72,000 residents.  Redmond is the hub to an array of commerce and industry ranging from technology, aerospace and gaming to biomedical and innovation start-ups. 
The Planning Department is responding to the growing needs of the City, consider joining our team as an Engineering Supervisor. T
he talent you bring will help us:

  • Supervise a staff of engineers, technicians, inspectors, or other professional and technical staff within a departmental division.
  • Assist with the hiring process and be responsible for performance planning and review of assigned staff.
  • Provide leadership, oversight and performance feedback to staff to ensure established service and productivity levels are achieved.
  • Establish/review work procedures, processes and policies for best practices, operational efficiency and administrative compliance.
  • Participate in the assessment of knowledge/skill/ability of staff; develop appropriate training requirements and guidelines for professional development.
  • Monitor changes in laws, regulations and technology that may affect departmental operations; assists on policy, code, and standard changes/updates, implements policy and procedural changes after approval.
  • Participate on a variety of interdisciplinary committees and commissions and represents the City on engineering issues to a variety of community and stakeholder groups.
  • Prepare or review project plans and specifications, analyze project requirements, physical location, and other pertinent data; assure that project designs are in compliance with a  variety of state, federal, and city laws, codes, ordinances, and regulations.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in civil engineering or related field from an accredited college or university.
  • Seven (7) years engineering experience which includes three years of project administration and management responsibilities. Former supervisory experience preferred.
  • Or any equivalent combination of education, experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

Licenses and Certificates:

  • Supervising Engineer requires a Professional Engineer's License.
  • Valid Washington State Driver's License and a driving record that meets city standards.

This full-time position will earn between $8,801 and $11,880 per month. Please apply online by October 6, 2021 via www.redmond.gov/jobs.


Geomorphologist/Water Resources Engineer | WEST Consultants, Inc.

Posted: 9/10/2021

WEST Consultants, Inc., a premier firm in water resources engineering, is seeking energetic and ambitious applicants qualified to apply for a mid-to senior-level fluvial geomorphologist position in our Bellevue, WA location.

Responsibilities:

Core duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Assessing reach and watershed conditions, producing hydraulics bases of design reports, floodplain analyses, channel migration analyses, and sediment transport studies.
  • Completing projects under a multi-year contract for replacement of Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) culverts for fish passage across the Puget Sound, Olympic Peninsula, and southwestern Washington regions.
  • Assessing physical and fluvial processes that influence existing and proposed channel planform, geometry, and sediment supply.
  • Assessing erosional and depositional processes as they relate to land-use, riverine and floodplain stability, and ecological function.
  • Assessing short- and long-term channel stability including lateral migration, aggradation, and degradation.
  • Developing stream restoration and enhancement recommendations.
  • Contributing to WSDOT preliminary hydraulic design (PHD) and final hydraulic design (FHD) reports that meet WSDOT design standards and Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife (WDFW) guidelines.

Experience Requirements:

  • Minimum of five years working experience in fluvial geomorphology.
  • Experience with river hydraulics, channel stability analyses, stream restoration, fish passage and culvert replacement projects, and floodplain restoration.

Skill Requirements:

In addition to being enthusiastic about working in the field of water resources, the successful candidate should have the following skills:

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and manage time as well as work as part of a team.
  • Excellent problem-solving abilities.
  • Proficiency in 1D and 2D hydrodynamic modeling.

Educational and Professional Registration Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in geology, civil engineering, environmental science, or related field is required.
  • Master’s Degree or higher in civil engineering, geology, environmental science, or related field is preferred.
  • Washington State Licensed Professional Engineer and/or Licensed Geologist, or one who aspires to get licensed.

How to Apply:

If you meet the qualifications and requirements listed above and want to be a part of this respected company, please submit your resume and cover letter to hrm@westconsultants.com.

WEST Consultants, Inc. is a small business firm providing water resources engineering consulting services from our eight offices located in Oregon, Washington, Texas, California, and Arizona. Over the past 32 years, WEST has built a superior reputation for providing quality water resources services to government and private clients. We offer a dynamic work environment where our talented teams are solving some of the most challenging projects in water resources engineering.

WEST Consultants, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and we value workplace diversity. We invite resumes from all interested parties. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

As a federal contractor, WEST Consultants, Inc. participates in E-Verify to validate the employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.


Senior Design Engineer | Department of Natural Resources

Posted: 8/20/2021

Do you like to work outdoors?  Are you interested in designing roads, bridges, foundations and retaining walls in a forested environment? Are you a problem solver that seeks unique challenges?  If so, the Washington Department of Natural Resources(DNR) has the perfect position for you.  The Forest Roads Program has 1,000 bridges, 865 fish passage culverts and over 14,000 miles of forest roads that must be maintained and on occasion replaced. As a Senior Design Engineer, you will design projects, prepare plans and specifications for construction, manage consulting engineers, and provide mentoring and support to other engineers within DNR.  Plus, you will visit and work in some spectacular sites and work with some awesome people.  Are you ready for the challenge? Check out our website (www.dnr.wa.gov) for the application materials and details regarding the position.  Feel free to email Tom Szymoniak for more information on the position.