Project Position: Senior Engineer Upriver Dam Hydroelectric Project

City of Spokane HR Published: 19/6/2019
Spokane, WA
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Project Position: Senior Engineer Upriver Dam Hydroelectric Project
$78,070.32 - $105,256.08
First resume review scheduled for July 17, 2019
This is a project position with an initial term of one year

Description of Work:
Performs work in planning, preliminary engineering, design, and construction of several concurrent hydro-electric and dam safety related systems, in conjunction with the Water and Hydroelectric Engineer/Chief Dam Safety Engineer.

Examples of Work:
 Plans, schedules, conducts, or coordinates detailed phases of the engineering work in parts of hydroelectric and dam safety related projects or in a total project of moderate scope.
 Supervises and gives technical advice, guidance, and direction to a project team concerning engineering feasibility, design, or construction of a project.
 Coordinates and participates in the preparation of technical reports.
 Reviews plans, design drawings, specifications, analyses, and technical reports of city and consultant engineers for conformity with City of Spokane, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), and Department of Health (DOH) Design Standards, policies, regulations, and ordinances.
 May conduct or participate in hearings, public meetings, and conferences which concern Public Works projects, policies, or regulations. Prepares and presents written or oral project status reports to supervisors and City management.
 Operates an automobile, drafting equipment, telephone, computer, reprographic equipment, and calculator.
Performs related work as required.

Minimum Qualifications
Certification: Possession of a Professional Engineering certificate as a Civil Engineer. (Applicants from other states must possess P.E. certification as a Civil Engineer and obtain Washington certification within six months from time of employment.)
Experience: Four years of Public Works type planning, design, or construction engineering experience.
Substitution (optional): A master's degree in Engineering may substitute for one year of experience.
Additional: Applicants must possess a valid driver's license or evidence of equivalent mobility.
Behavioral Standards
Respectful, courteous, and friendly to customers, other City employees, and City leadership. A team player that helps the organization meet its objectives. Takes initiative to meet work objectives. Effectively communicates with customers and other City employees. Gets along with co-workers and managers. Positively represents the City, maintaining the trust City residents have placed in each of us. Demonstrates honest and ethical behaviors.

To Apply
To apply, please send a completed Exempt Application, Cover Letter, and Resume to:
Stephen Burns
808 W. Spokane Falls Blvd, 4th Floor City Hall
Spokane, WA 99201
Preferred method:
Phone: (509) 742-8154.
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