The City of Kenmore is seeking an exceptional individual to perform independent review, approval, inspection, and acceptance of complex civil engineering development, civil site plan, plats, and right of way improvements for conformance with City construction standards, codes, and ordinances. This position also conducts research, performs parking and impact fee calculations, and maintains documentation such as transportation concurrency, and other tracking documentation related to the position. Manages agreements and financial guarantees associated with private developments. Assists with code compliance of Right of Way concerns. Provides a high level of customer service, enjoys working with the public to resolve issues, and possesses a high degree of creative problem-solving skills. Because of the small number of City employees, each staff member is expected to perform a wide range of office and field duties as may be required from time to time.
Application must be made at https://www.govjobstoday.com/JobAnnouncement.aspx?jid=7843 where the full job description is posted.
Position is open until filled with first review of applications on January 22, 2018.
The position requires specialized knowledge in civil engineering or an equivalent engineering discipline enabling job performance in civil, structural, traffic engineering, design and project management applications. Requires knowledge of the principles of surface water design, geometry and algebra applicable to engineering, and the properties of building materials. Requires a working knowledge of the principles, modern techniques and equipment used in design, construction and maintenance of various public works and private projects. Requires sufficient human relation skills to convey technical engineering concepts, to facilitate discussions and presentations, and to work cooperatively with internal and external customers. Requires technical writing skills sufficient to prepare road standards, process documentation, and communications suitable for external distribution. General knowledge of computer-aided-design and computer-aided-design programs is desirable.
Requires the ability to perform all the responsibilities of the position. Requires the ability to derive information from plans, specifications, maps, laws, regulations and codes. Requires the ability to write correct, clear and concise technical materials, such as project reports and standards. Requires the ability to prepare and evaluate engineering studies. Requires the ability to perform technical research and analyze engineering and mathematical problems, evaluating alternatives and recommending courses of action. Requires the ability to compute accurate engineering calculations and cost estimates. Requires the ability to work as contributing member of a team, work productively and cooperatively with other teams and external customers, and convey a positive image of the City.
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