Salary $67,560 - $90,888 a year job type full-time
Full job description
Washington state department of transportation (wsdot) is the steward of an integrated, multimodal transportation system that helps to ensure people and goods move safely and efficiently throughout the stateIn addition to building, maintaining, and operating the state highway system, wsdot operates the largest ferry system in the nation, manages the world`s longest floating bridge, and recently completed the world`s widest tunneling project.
Wsdot is currently seeking a motivated engineer with strong technical and interpersonal skills to serve as the plan review engineer (te3) for the engineering support services officeIn this role you will, provide technical assistance for the area offices in project deliveryThe successful candidate will be the go-to person to see what design standards are availableAs the plan review engineer, you will assist with providing critical design review support for the advancement and delivery of the southwest region programsThe top candidate selected for this position must be creative in identifying and solving problems, possess excellent project management skills, and have exceptional communication skills.
What to expect
Occasional field work performed with the purpose of observation and information gatheringExposure to hazards include traffic, noise, construction, weather, and uneven terrain.
Among the varied range of responsibilities held within this role, the plan review engineer will:
Review plans specials and estimate for compliance with wsdot current standards and manuals.
Review design documentation based on current requirements and practice to be included in the design approval, project design approval, and design documentation packages.
Coordinate and compile swr review comments from other departments within wsdot or stakeholders identified as reviewers.
Coordinate information on projects status of delivery with project offices, support groups and construction office.
Provide technical assistance to designers in their development of estimates and specifications.
Serve as point of contact for problem solving and maintenance with the estimates and bids analysis system (ebase).
Upload the swr project design documentation in the electronic content management (ecm) database; maintain region archived design documentation.
To be considered for this opportunity, at least one the following are required:
Two (2) years of experience as a transportation engineer 2, bridge engineer 2, or equivalent experience such as project development or plans preparationOr
Certification as an engineer-in-training (eit) and one (1) year of experience as a transportation engineer 2, bridge engineer 2, or equivalent experience as outlined above.
In addition to one of the above, the following are also required:
Experience working with numbers including but not limited to utilizing information received from others or pulled from varies data sources to create spreadsheets to determine and convey information.
Proficient in microsoft office software.
Experience learning new software and learning from mistakes or successes encountered to apply knowledge going forward.
A solid understanding of engineering principles, methods, and practices.
Proven skills in researching and interpreting contract provision, plans, drawings, and details.
A valid driver’s license.
It is preferred that qualified candidates also have:
Transportation design and design project management practices.
Experience providing training.
Knowledge and experience working with local agencies and private developers.
Knowledge and experience in design, construction, and/or construction contract administration.
Experience managing/supervising a diverse workforce of engineers and/or technicians.
Experience in right-of-way review and development, coordinate geometry, and state plan coordinates.
Bachelor’s degree in engineering, sciences, planning or other relevant fields.
Professional engineer’s license in washington state or equivalent.
This recruitment may also be used to fill additional vacated positions.
This position is eligible for remote work up to 100%, per supervisor approval.
Travel is an expectation of the position and may be required on a regular, sporadic, or as needed basis.
By issuance of proclamation, the governor of washington state mandates that all employees who work for executive cabinet agencies (which includes the department of transportation) must be fully vaccinated against covid-19This is a condition of employment with wsdotExemption may be granted for religious or medical purposes; however, accommodations will be subject to approval based on the essential functions required of the position.
Wsdot does not use the e-verify systemFor more information, please visit www.uscis.gov
Work-life balance – we are committed to ensure that our staff experience the reward of public service, while also sustaining a routine that suits each individuals’ lifestyleAs such, there are a number of flexible schedule options available, including occasional telework for eligible positions.
Paid leave – in addition to 11 paid holidays, full-time employees earn a minimum 14 paid vacation days per year!
Tuition assistance – permanent employees have several options for assistance with education expenses, including tuition reimbursement programs, government discounts at participating colleges throughout the state, and eligibility for federal student loan forgiveness.
Plan for your future – wsdot offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes a variety of healthcare optionsEmployees also have their choice of state retirement programs, and much moreGo to state benefits for more information.
Check out this video to learn more: why wsdot?
Applications for this recruitment will be accepted electronicallyYour relevant experience may be evaluated to determine salaryTherefore, it is very important that the “work experience” portion of the application be completed in as much detail as possible.
In order to be considered for this opportunity, please include the following with your online application:
An attached resume outlining (in reverse chronological order) your experience to date.
An attached cover letter that further explains your qualifications and indicates why you believe you are a viable candidate for this role.
Contact details for a minimum three (3) individuals who can attest to your work performance, technical skills, and job-related competenciesThis information can be entered in the “references” section of the online application; does not require an additional attachment.
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Wsdot is an equal opportunity employerWe value the importance of creating an environment in which all employees can feel respected, included and empowered to bring unique ideas to the agencyOur diversity and inclusion efforts include embracing different cultures, backgrounds and viewpoints while fostering growth and advancement in the workplaceWomen, racial and ethnic minorities, persons of disability, persons over 40 years of age, disabled and vietnam era veterans, as well as people of all sexual orientations and gender identities are encouraged to applyPersons with disabilities needing assistance in the application process, or those needing this job announcement in an alternative format may contact the listed recruiter.
For inquiries about this posting, you may contact the assigned recruiter, rachel giese at firstname.lastname@example.orgPlease be sure to reference 22dot-swr-40826 in the subject line.
Posted 10 days ago