The North Branch serves members of the Seattle Section who live and/or work to the north of Seattle primarily in Whatcom, Skagit, San Juan, Island and Snohomish counties.


Name Position Company Phone
Melissa Gehrmann, P.E. President Whatcom County Public Works (360) 320-8646
Aaron Hartvigsen, P.E. President-Elect GeoEngineers (360) 647-1510
Erik Andersen, P.E. Secretary/Treasurer Aspect Consulting (360) 746-8964
Jennifer Allen, E.I.T Younger Member Forum Anchor QEA Bellingham, WA 360) 733-4311


Branch Meetings

Please RSVP by emailing Seattle North Branch if you plan to attend.

YMF Social Gatherings

Regular YMF branch gatherings are held the first Thursday of every month, rotating from local brewery or tap house. Contact YMF President to get on the invite list.

WEI Student Chapter Meetings

Regular Washington Engineering Institute (WEI) meetings are held the second Thursday of every month, held at the WEI campus at 1414 Meador Avenue, Suite 104 Bellingham, WA 98229. Contact Student President to get on the invite list.

2017 Presentation Schedule

Date Location Speaker Affiliation Topic
January 18 Trumpeter Public House, Gallery Room 416, Mt Vernon Kendall Campbell Naval Air Station Whidbey Island Taming the Shaking Earth over the Centuries: Prehistory of human occupation in tectonically active areas

Employment Opportunities

Construction Engineer Supervisor 2 - Island County

SALARY: $32.01/hr
OPENING DATE: 01/19/17
CLOSING DATE: 02/03/17 4:30 P.M

Job Duties

  1. Supervises and coordinates Public Works capital and maintenance projects and related activities.
  2. Schedules and assigns work to assure completion of projects in accordance with established timeline
  3. Supervises and participates in the review of complex Civil Engineering reports, designs, plans, spe
  4. Coordinates with Federal, State, County and local governments, franchise utility companies, private
  5. Manages property acquisition activities for public works projects.
  6. Assures proper inspection of County Public Works Projects.
  7. Prepares or directs the preparation of required reports for the County Road Administration Board.
  8. Performs other tasks as directed.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  1. Valid Washington State Driver's License.
  2. Familiarity with tools, instruments, equipment and techniques commonly used in the performance of r
  3. Maintains a high standard for accuracy, completeness and efficiency in the preparation of reports.
  4. Ability to quickly grasp new techniques, deal with rapid changes in events, remain calm in stressfu
  5. Effectively communicates with others for purposes of gathering and relating information.
  6. Independent and self-motivated to complete required deadlines while simultaneously completing other
  7. Familiarity with road construction and engineering practices; familiarity with supervisory practice
  8. Previous work with managing consultants, permitting agencies, the County Road Administration Board,
  9. Familiarity with ROW acquisition practices and permitting requirements a plus.

Education, Experience, & Certifications

  1. A College Degree in Civil Engineering, Civil Engineering Technology, Construction Management, Publi
  2. Professional Civil Engineer License preferred.
  3. Eight years' of progressively responsible experience successfully managing complex public works con
  4. Previous work with managing consultants, permitting agencies, the County Road Administration Board,

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