Senior Engineer: Development Engineering - Whatcom County Public Works Posted 09/19/2017 New

Location: Northwest Annex | Bellingham, WA | Public Works - Engineering
Work Schedule: 8:00 AM - 4:30 AM
Days Worked: Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri.,
Open Until: October 2, 2017 at 04:30 PM PST
Job Status: Full-Time

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Job Summary

Are you looking for rewarding work that will have a positive impact on our community?
Would you like to become a key member of a hard-working team of Engineering professionals?
Do you have experience reviewing complex plans and applying regulations and development standards?

If you answered yes to these questions, the Whatcom County Public Works Department would like to hear about your qualifications to fill this key Engineer role. The Development section of the Engineering Services Division is responsible for the review of engineering and survey requirements for land development projects, including preliminary and final subdivisions, short subdivisions, master planned developments, commercial developments, boundary line adjustments, and land disturbance permits. Primary duties include:
  • Working with land developers & property owners.
  • Performing Traffic Impact Analysis/Traffic Study Report review.
  • Establishing proposed binding site plan, subdivision and short subdivision requirements, and performing corresponding submittal reviews.
  • Providing assistance to Technical Advisory Committees.
  • Performing stormwater report and design submittal and Western Washington Hydrology Model (WWHM) output data review.
  • Performing field construction inspections/surveillance for approved design compliance.
For more information please review the job description.
PW Seniority Division: Engineering
Supervisor: Engineering Manager

Qualifications

A minimum of one year of experience as a practicing licensed Professional Engineer within an applicable field of expertise. Background check must meet County criteria. Must have a driving record that meets County standards and possess a valid driver's license at time of hire and throughout employment. Must be eligible to cross between the United States and Canada.

Salary

MCBA Range 230.0
Full Salary Range: $32.66 - $46.58 per hour
Anticipated Hiring Range*: $32.66 - $35.27 per hour
*Actual wage placement dependent upon candidates qualifications

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Dam Safety Engineer (Environmental Engineer 2) (In-Training) - WA Dept. of Ecology Posted 09/18/2017 New

Protecting Washington State's environment for current and future generations is what we do every day at Ecology. We are a culture that is invested in making a difference. If you want to join a team that is highly effective, collaborative, has leadership that embraces the value of people, and believes in the fun factor, Ecology is a good fit. The Water Resources (WR) program is currently looking to fill a Dam Safety Engineer (Environmental Engineer 2) (In-Training) position. This position will be located in our Headquarters Building in Lacey, WA. The Dam Safety Engineer position protects public health and safety by ensuring that dams and other impounding structures are properly designed, constructed, operated, and maintained. Reporting to the Dam and Wells Section Manager, this position provides general dam safety engineering services and applies geotechnical principles to the work.

We are looking for self-motivated applicants with geotechnical engineering education and/or experience, excellent people and communication skills, both written and verbal applied in a technical assistance and regulatory role. Top applicants will be able to make timely decisions without sacrificing quality even under ambiguous circumstances or when data is limited.

As an agency, our mission is to protect, preserve and enhance Washington's environment for current and future generations. We invest in our employees to create and sustain a working environment that encourages creative leadership, effective resource management, teamwork, professionalism and accountability. Maybe you've seen some of our recent stories on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram or our blog.

To learn more about our agency, please visit our website at www.ecy.wa.gov

Duties

The mission of the Department of Ecology is to protect, preserve and enhance Washington's land, air and water for current and future generations.

The mission of the Water Resources Program is to support sustainable water resources management to meet the present and future water needs of people and the natural environment, in partnership with Washington's communities.

This position performs the full range of environmental engineering duties in the Dam Safety Office (DSO) of the Dam Safety and Wells Section within the Water Resources Program. Duties do not include final engineering decisions and work is reviewed by a licensed Professional Engineer (PE). This position protects public health and safety by ensuring that dams and other impounding structures are properly designed, constructed, operated, and maintained. This position uses geotechnical engineering principles as they apply to Dam Safety.

Some of the key work activities at the Environmental Engineer 2 Level:
Periodic Inspections of Existing Dams Statewide:
  • Reviews and prepares pre-inspection information (inspection binder, files, and previous inspection reports) and summarizes findings.
  • Conducts inspections of existing dams to identify safety deficiencies to assure that the impounding elements of the project are suitably operated and maintained.
  • Consults with the lead engineer and advises section supervisor whether identified deficiencies warrant enforcement activity.
  • Consults with engineering specialist in the DSO to obtain their input on hydrologic, geotechnical and structural issues.
  • Prepares reports documenting inspection findings.
Assists with the Plan Review and Construction Inspection of New and Existing Dams:
  • Assists with the review of engineering design reports, construction plans and specifications, and the inspection of construction work.
  • Conducts construction inspections of dams to ensure they are built in accordance with approved plans and specifications.
Database Management:
  • Helps maintain accurate information in the Dam Safety Database by entering current information into the database.
Some of the key work activities at the Environmental Engineer 1 Level:
Periodic Inspections of Existing Dams Statewide:
  • Reviews and prepares pre-inspection information (inspection binder, files, and previous inspection reports) and summaries findings.
  • Assists with inspections of existing dams to identify safety deficiencies and assure that the impounding elements of the project are suitably operated and maintained.
  • Consults with engineering specialist in the DSO to obtain their input on hydrologic, geotechnical and structural issues.
  • Prepares reports documenting inspection findings.
Database Management:
  • Helps maintain accurate information in the Dam Safety Database by entering current information into the database.
Some of the key work activities at the College Career Graduate Engineering Level:
Periodic Inspections of Existing Dams Statewide:
  • Reviews and prepares pre-inspection information (inspection binder, files, and previous inspection reports) and summaries findings.
  • Assists with inspections of existing dams to identify safety deficiencies and assure that the impounding elements of the project are suitably operated and maintained. Provides review and support to other DSO engineers.
Database Management:
  • Helps maintain accurate information in the Dam Safety Database by entering current information into the database.
This recruitment will remain open until filled. The initial screening will be September 25, 2017. In order to be considered for the initial screening, please submit an application on or before September 24, 2017. The agency reserves the right to make an appointment any time after the initial screening date.

Traffic Engineer - LOCHNER Posted 08/15/2017

Lochner, a leader in transportation engineering, seeks a Professional Traffic Engineer for its Everett, Washington location. Professional Engineering license in Washington or ability to obtain a Washington PE within one year required. Ideal candidate is a collaborative problem solver who produces organized, accurate work. Our team seeks someone with a positive attitude who works well with others, learns quickly and wants to make a difference. We seek those who strive for excellence in their own work.

Compensation: $60k - $90k/annually depending on experience and qualifications.

Responsibilities

  • Conduct traffic analysis, microsimulation, and forecast modeling.
  • Design signing, striping, and safety improvements for urban streets, rural highways, and interstates.
  • Design ITS, traffic signal, and lighting systems.
  • Coordinate with reviewers to ensure accuracy and quality of work.
  • Perform work within project deadlines.
  • Clearly communicate work through drawings, documents, reports, and verbal exchange.

Qualifications

  • B.S. degree in Civil Engineering.
  • Professional License in Washington or ability to obtain Washington PE within one year of hire.
  • 3-8 years of traffic/transportation engineering experience.
  • Experience with traffic analysis, microsimulation, and forecast modeling software.
  • Experience with VISSIM software preferred.
  • Experience using Bentley and Autodesk design software.
  • Solid verbal and written communication skills.
  • Outstanding interpersonal and customer service skills.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Design Build Experience a benefit.
  • Apply Online at http://www.hwlochner.com/career.html.

    EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability

    All positions at Lochner require an applicant who has accepted an employment offer to undergo a background check. Background checks include SSN validation, education verification, employment verification, a criminal check, search against global sanctions and government watch lists, fingerprint verification, and oral drug test. All employment offers are contingent upon successful results of the background check.

Senior Geotechnical Engineer - Adapt Posted 08/15/2017

Adapt Engineering

Adapt is seeking a Senior Geotechnical Engineer for its Seattle, WA office. Our ideal candidate will have an opportunity for an ownership position in the firm if desired. The candidate should have a proven history of technical experience managing client relationships and a real interest in business development.

Requirements:

  • Washington State PE. Oregon and other State PE licenses a plus.
  • Master's degree in geotechnical engineering from an accredited program.
  • 10+ years professional experience.
  • Ability to perform marketing and business development activities to help generate revenue.
  • Experience managing and tutoring personnel.
Adapt is offering the right candidate the opportunity for employment and ownership in a small, 20 year established engineering consulting firm that provides Geotechnical, Environmental, and Structural consulting support for a variety of loyal clients. We are now interested in expanding our client base and transitioning ownership of the firm to younger expert entrepreneurial employees.

Adapt's owners and senior personnel voluntarily left large firms to create Adapt Engineering with the intention of removing the obstacles a large company often produces in terms of personnel development opportunities and quality work product. This is an excellent opportunity for an individual with similar attributes and imagination.

If interested, please provide a cover letter and resume sent to: resume@adaptengr.com

All correspondence will be kept strictly confidential.

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