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Engineering Technician | City of Redmond

Posted: 10/18/2021

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 Technician. The successful candidate will work at the Development Services Counter and provides excellent customer service, answer questions, issues water and sewer permits, and provides technical support to engineers.

The ideal candidate will have college level course work or graduation from an accredited two-year college or university with a degree in drafting, engineering sciences or related field, and four years of experience in an engineering technician related field. This full-time position will earn between $5,388 and $7,004 per month. Please apply online by November 9, 2021 via www.redmond.gov/jobs.


Design Engineer - Forest Road Structures, Civil Engineer 3/Civil Engineer 4 In-Training | Washington State Department of Natural Resources

Posted: 10/18/2021

SALARY: $5,494.00 - $8,156.00 Monthly $65,928.00 - $97,872.00 Annually

The Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has an exciting opportunity within our Engineering and General Services Division. Do you like to work outdoors? Are you interested in designing bridges, foundations and retaining walls all over the state of Washington? Are you a problem solver that seeks unique challenges and implements new ideas? If so, the Washington Department of Natural Resources Forest Roads Division has the perfect position for you.

Civil Engineer 3 (CE4 In-Training) Required qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science in Forest Engineering, Civil Engineering or closely related field.
  • At least Three years of experience as an engineer in the transportation or forest engineering field
  • Engineering in Training certificate in Civil or Environmental or closely related field.
  • A portion of work is performed in remote forest environment. Must be able to traverse uneven terrain in all weather conditions. Teleworking is an option, 16 hours/week will be identified with the team as core in office work.
  • This position is required to travel 5% of the time, and can include overnight stays.
  • A valid driver’s license and have two years of driving experience.

To be considered you must apply online at www.careers.wa.gov  

Questions? Please contact Alex Nagygyor at (360) 902-1162, alex.nagygyor@dnr.wa.gov, or e- mail us at DNRrecruiting@dnr.wa.gov


Senior Stormwater Engineer | City of Redmond

Posted: 10/6/2021

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 a Senior Stormwater Engineer. T
he talent you bring will help us:

  • Review developer applications and project plans for compliance with critical areas, grading and Stormwater regulations including LID design and implementation, applicable standards, policies, codes and regulations compliance.
  • Review, approve, process, and manage projects for permit approval.
  • Schedule and lead the Civil Coordinated Review process from start to finish.
  • Participate in public hearings and meetings.
  • Attend preconstruction conferences and represent the division in internal design and construction meetings.
  • Respond to internal and external customer questions regarding Stormwater, Critical Areas and LID issues.

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.
  • Or any equivalent combination of education, experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

This full-time position will earn between $8,328.00 and $11,243.00 per month. Please apply online by October 27, 2021 via www.redmond.gov/jobs.


Engineering Technician Senior | City of Redmond

Posted: 9/29/2021

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 a Senior Engineering Technician. T
he talent you bring will help us:

  • Provide development engineering related as-built, map-based and other technical information and responds to inquiries from staff, citizens, private developers, contractors, engineers and other agencies.
  • Review and interpret engineering documents, construction drawings, legal descriptions, easement/deed of dedication documents, final plat, boundary line adjustment, binding site plan, and other engineering and land title related documents.
  • Manage performance bonds, administrative documents for construction acceptance and warranty, public utilities connections applications, and all civil related permits. 
  • Review building permits with approved civil site construction plans.
  • Perform fees calculations and provides general review fees and bonds to ensure payments are posted before permit issuance.
  • Provide customer services including but not limited to response counter coverage, phone calls and emails to Development Engineering hotline
  • Act as engineering technician lead and provide supports to all related applications in Development Engineering
  • Assist on process improvements and create/update standard operation procedures

The ideal candidate will have:

  • College–level course work or graduation from an accredited two-year college or university with a degree in drafting, engineering sciences or related field.
  • Seven (7) years experience in an engineering technician related field.
  • Or any equivalent combination of education, experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

This full-time position will earn between $5,957.00 and $8,042.00 per month. Please apply online by October 13, 2021 via www.redmond.gov/jobs.


Water Resources Engineering Vice President | WEST Consultants, Inc.

Posted: 9/22/2021

WEST Consultants, Inc., a premier firm in water resources engineering, has a need for an energetic and ambitious senior level engineer candidate interested in a Water Resources Engineering Vice President position in our Bellevue, Washington location. This position will be responsible for leading the operations of a busy office with about 15-20 staff; providing project management and technical expertise; actively participating in marketing, client relations, and firm visibility development efforts; and providing general staff leadership and office administration.

Responsibilities:

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

Project Management:

In addition to managing and providing technical work individually when appropriate, this position will manage the general project workflow of all office staff. Duties include to:

  • Conduct contract negotiations with clients and subconsultants in coordination with an appropriate WEST signatory.
  • Participate in the creation/review of office proposals, project schedules, budgets, project milestones, etc.
  • Provide technical advice and communication to clients.
  • Provide quality assurance/quality control for office work products.
  • Ensure that all scheduled project deliverables are produced on time.
  • Assist in proactively identifying potential problems with projects and provide assistance in resolving them.
  • Manage outside subconsultant activities and deliverables as required.
  • Monitor project budgets and prepare monthly office billing instructions in coordination with the bookkeeper.

Technical Expertise:

This position should have technical expertise in civil or environmental engineering, with specialization in water resources engineering covering many of the following types of work and related software:

  • Hydrologic, hydraulic, geomorphic, sediment transport, and water quality analysis.
  • Development of numerical models for water resources investigations.
  • Familiarity with HEC numerical models.
  • Hydraulic structure design.
  • Flood risk evaluation and mitigation.
  • Design of stormwater management facilities.
  • Environmental impact assessment and mitigation.
  • Preparation of technical reports and design and construction documents, figures, maps, and graphics.

Marketing, Public Representation, & Client Development:

This position will focus on the visibility of the firm, securing work with active clients and teaming partners, and identifying and securing new work.  Part of this effort may include to:

  • Develop, manage, and maintain client relationships.
  • Identify business opportunities and prepare proposals.
  • Attend trade shows, conferences, and seminars.
  • Maintain professional visibility by actively participating in civic and professional organizations.

Office/Staff Administration:

This position will lead day-to-day business operations and directly supervise 15-20 employees, leading and mentoring the team and completing the related administrative duties required:

  • Develop and monitor workload and staffing requirements, working closely with other management staff to balance office workload and meet all project objectives.
  • Provide a vision and guidance to staff to assist in their technical and professional development:
      • Define objectives for office staff.
    • Conduct annual performance reviews and goal-setting guidance to staff.
    • Provide staff with ongoing performance feedback and counsel to promote improved performance and career development.
  • Advise staff on company policies and procedures, coordinate training and staff meetings as needed, and monitor and enforce compliance in these areas.
  • Review and approve staff timesheets, expense reports, and other administrative matters.

Experience Requirements:

The candidate should have 10 years of diverse technical project experience, demonstrating an increased level of professional development and responsibility.  Experience working with both public and private sector clients is desirable.

Skill Requirements:

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

  • Dedication to producing quality technical products and providing responsive client services.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to manage individuals and teams successfully with a business vision, as well as the ability to work independently when needed.
  • Ability to represent the firm effectively to clients, key public officials, and the community in general.
  • Excellent problem-solving abilities.
  • Must be willing to travel periodically.

Educational Requirements:

  • Master’s Degree or higher in Civil or Environmental Engineering or water resources related field is required.
  • P.E. registration required.

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 seven offices located in Oregon, Washington, California, Texas, and Arizona. Over the past 30 years, WEST has built a 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.

Candidates for this position must be currently eligible to work in the United States. 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.