Senior Civil Engineer (Temp), Seattle, Washington

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Created 01/12/2019
Reference 269725
Job type Temporary
Country United States
State Washington
City Seattle
Salary $50.27 - $58.53 Hourly
Position Description

Mission: To deliver a high-quality transportation system for Seattle.

Vision: A vibrant Seattle with connected people, places, and products.

Seattle Department of Transportation's (SDOT) portfolio of work is vast. From filling potholes to paving streets, tweaking traffic signals and helping buses and freight deliveries run on time, creating enjoyable public spaces and building out a network of bike lanes and sidewalks to serve all ages and abilities. That's just a snapshot.

In our quickly growing city, how we get around, how safe it is, how much it costs, how much time it takes, and how reliable it is - is top of mind for most of us just about every day. Our core values drive our work toward creating a safe, connected, vibrant, affordable, and innovative city for all.
SDOT Street Use division is looking for a long term temporary Senior Civil Engineer to work on Major Permit Projects.

Job Responsibilities

Position duties includes
  • Serve as SDOT Street Use Major Permit Project Manager, track and oversee the development of major utility projects through the SDOT permitting system, managing scope, schedule, and budget as necessary for successful delivery
  • Serve as SDOT Project Engineer or Civil Designer, in the preparation and development of utility projects that require SDOT permitting
  • Serve as a liaison between specific utility agencies and SDOT in the coordination and development of projects that require SDOT permitting
  • Assist with scheduling and facilitating of design guidance meetings and pre-construction meetings
  • Work with SDOT staff on developing and revising both technical and business related policies or processes that may streamline the permitting process
  • Support department goals in promoting diversity and social justice


Required Qualifications :
  • Requires five years professional civil engineering experience and a Bachelor Degree in Civil Engineering or Civil Engineering Technology; (or a combination of education and/or training and/or experience, which provides an equivalent background required to perform the work of the class).
  • Registered PE in the State of Washington.
  • Ability to effectively work in a multi-cultural workplace with a diverse customer base.

Other combinations of education, training, and/or experience that provide an equivalent background required to perform the work of the class may be evaluated on an individual basis for comparability.

Required Certifications/Licenses :
  • Current Washington State driver's license or evidence of equivalent mobility.
Desired Qualifications :
  • Experience managing the delivery of large and complex capital projects.
  • Experience working on projects located within combined sewer systems.
  • Experience working with multi agency permitting and plan review processes.
  • Master's Degree in Civil Engineering or equivalent.
  • Multilingual ability a plus

Work Environment/Physical Demands :
  • May require the ability to stand, walk, or bend for extended periods of time; occasionally requires handling or working with toxic/hazardous substances and lifting objects over 50lbs;
  • Current Washington State driver's license or evidence of equivalent mobility;
A background check may be required for this position.

Additional Information

  • Work Environment/Physical Demands (based on City class specifications )
  • A background check may be required for this position
  • Any other contingencies relevant to the position (e.g. pre-placement physical, driving record, CDL background, ETC.)

Offers of employment are contingent on verification of information provided by the applicant as part of the application process.

Please note this job advertisement is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities,
duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities
may change at any time with or without notice.

This recruitment process may be used in the future depending on hiring needs to hire qualified candidates for this position.
Closing Date/Time: 1/29/2019 4:00 PM Pacific
Employer City of Seattle, WA

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