State of Washington
Description **Please note: This position is being reposted to expand the applicant pool.** \u00a0 \u00a0 The Opportunity: \u00a0 WSDOT is currently seeking someone with the drive and passion in the field of civil engineering who can comfortably work at a desk and on active construction sites. The Tacoma Project Engineering Office is looking for a positive and motivated Assistant Office Engineer who will assist with contract change orders, materials documentation, and payments and records documentation. The ideal candidate will have contract administration, a construction background, and can serve as both a design team member and a project inspector. The future incumbent will play a pivotal role in meeting the agency's goals. \u00a0 At WSDOT, we honor diversity in the workplace and support one another with respect and trust. If you would like to join our team-oriented environment and enjoy continuously changing environment, along with a great deal of career stability and growth, definitely consider a career opportunity with WSDOT. To learn more, please watch the following video: \u00a0 This position will perform the following work: Manage the record of materials to ensure accurate and complete approval, acceptance, and field verification documentation is achieved. Track and analyze lab results that deviate from acceptable limits. Prepare change orders and related documentation, estimates, and correspondence. Assist with preparation, processing, and execution of all contract payment related items. Interpret highway construction plans, specifications, and provisions. Assist in on-site monitoring and reporting for environmental compliance and project safety. Identify constructability issues and verify field changes are approved and implemented correctly. Monitor construction activities to determine if the contract requirements are being met. Assist in the preparation of design documentation, project summaries, cost estimates, contract plans, and specifications. Communicate both orally and in writing, and work in a cooperative and courteous manner with the design team, project offices, public, contractors, supervisors, and other department staff. Interpret dates, identify problems and develop solutions using sound engineering judgement. Train and lead team members. Other duties as assigned. \u00a0 An ideal candidate will have the following: Solid understanding of engineering principles and mathematical formulas. The ability to read, interpret, understand, review and produce contract plans, specifications, and estimates. Strong communication skills both in the written and verbal form. The ability to plan, schedule, and track multiple work activities Experience operating survey equipment. Proficient use of computer, including knowledge of engineering and computer aided drafting software applications. Experience preparing contract change orders. The ability to traverse uneven terrain in all weather conditions. The ability to transport, manipulate, and move into positon materials and equipment weighing up to 30 pounds. The ability to obtain and maintain certifications for construction materials testing. Experience with WSDOT materials programs such as MTP, MATS, SAM, ROM, CCIS, & CAPS are preferred. Valid driver's license. \u00a0 An ideal candidate will also have one of the following: Two (2) years of experience as a Transportation Engineer 1, Transportation Technician 3, or Bridge Engineer 1. Certification as an Engineer-In-Training AND one (1) year of experience as a Transportation Engineer 1, Transportation Technician 3, or Bridge Engineer 1. A Master's degree in Civil Engineering, Structural Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering, Soil Mechanics, Traffic, or Transportation. Equivalent combination of education and experience. \u00a0 Note: These positions are covered by a union shop provision. Therefore, as a condition of employment, you are required to become a member of the PTE, Local 17, or arrange to pay that union a representational fee. The union shop requirement shall be effective on the first day of the month following the employee's initial 30 days in this classification. \u00a0 How to Apply: Applications for this recruitment will be accepted electronically. Please select the large \ apply\ button at the top of this announcement. You may need to set up an account profile. To be considered for this position you will need to answer the supplemental questions, and attach a resume and cover letter. \u00a0 Contact us: For inquiries about this position, please contact Robyn Lovely at 360-705-7053 or email to . Please reference recruitment number 18DOT-OR-30492. \u00a0 The Washington State Department of Transportation is an equal opportunity employer. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, persons of disability, persons over 40 years of age, and disabled and Vietnam era veterans are encouraged to apply. Persons with disabilities needing assistance in the application process, or those needing this job announcement in an alternative format may call or email the recruiter.
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