Engineer 1 + Eligibility for Snohomish Public works – CLOSING SOON

Snohomish County Public Works is seeking enthusiastic, talented individuals to fill key Engineer I positions in our Engineering Services Design team.  The Engineer I will assist with the preparation of plans for a wide range of capital projects improving this fast-growing, thriving County in the Puget Sound area.   An Eligibility Register will also be created to fill future vacancies in Engineering Services. The Eligibility Register will be active for six months.

Location: Everett, WA

Department: Public works

Closing: 4/2/2019 11:59 PM Pacific

Minimum Qualifications

     A Bachelor of Science degree in civil or related engineering field; OR a combination of four years of education and experience in the fundamental knowledge of engineering theory and practice, gained under the direct supervision of a professional engineer. The criteria for appropriate education and work experience is further defined in WAC 196-12-020 as being in a position of making independent judgments and decisions in the following areas:
         a.  Formulating conclusions and recommendations;
         b.  Identifying design and /or project objectives;
         c.  Identifying alternatives
         d.  Solving engineering problems.
Any experience gained without the supervision of a professional engineer would not be counted. Must pass job related tests.
      A valid Washington State Driver’s License may be required.

Additional Information

Knowledge of:
  • principles, practices and techniques of engineering related to area of assignment
  • engineering mathematics as applied to area of assignment
  • surveying principles and practices
  • engineering plans, specifications and drafting procedures, standards and regulations applied to area of assignment
  • word processing, electronic scheduling, spreadsheets, databases, GIS, computer-aided design
Ability to:
  • interpret and assess field data used for the maintenance and design of construction projects
  • prepare engineering plans, specifications and estimates
  • inspect and appraise the condition of public works structures
  • use and care for instruments and equipment employed in the area of assignment
  • understand and execute oral and written instructions
  • establish and maintain effective working relations as necessitated by work assignments
  • plan, schedule and coordinate work assignments
  • communicate well both verbally and in writing
  • use personal computer applications effectively
  • perform AutoCAD and Land Desktop assignments
     Assignments are generally broad in scope with opportunity for the use of experience, initiative, and independent judgment in solving most problems, although assistance from professional superiors is available when especially difficult problems are encountered. Work is periodically evaluated by a professional supervisor.

Work is performed in an office environment or in the field. Physical effort is required for site inspections. Physical hazards may occur from traffic or from construction equipment in the field.



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