Design Engineer Full time – Exempt

Covington Water District
Published
13/10/2021
Location
18631 SE 300th Place, Covington, Washington
Category
Default  
Job Type
Job Post Expires On
2022-01-11

Description

Covington Water District has an opening for performing engineering and construction management related functions within the District, specifically design implementation; plans review of capital and developer projects; construction inspections; inspecting installations, coordinating new construction activities; coordinating the District's capital engineering projects with consultants, as well as state and local agencies.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Provides thorough and reliable plan review services and communicates findings to professional level engineers, surveyors, and regulatory agencies as well as internal stakeholders.
• Reviews plans and specifications for water system improvements and extensions.
• Lead pre-construction meetings and inform contractor of District requirements.
• Review materials submittals, bond inspections, create deficiencies list, visit sites, create bill of sales, as-builts and assist with project closeouts and bond releases.
• Review pays estimates and change orders for capital improvement projects.
• Apply problem solving alternative construction methods and materials, as necessary.
• Applies engineering knowledge to the solution of technical municipal water system development and repair projects.
• Assist with hydraulic modeling.
• Assists in maintaining standard plans and specifications.
• Assists the public, developers, consultants, engineers, and others.
• Performs project construction related surveying, GPSing and inspects work in progress.
• Assists in solving construction-related problems.
• Works directly with outside consultants and contractors concerning District standards and other engineering design and construction requirements. Helps guide developers through the District review and approval process.
• Assist with applicable records retention and destruction according to the parameters set by the Records Management Program.
• Overtime and work outside of normal business hours may be required.
• May perform other duties as needed or assigned.

Minimum Experience/Education: Requires a bachelor’s degree, 0-4 years related experience in water or sewer utility facilities, and valid Washington State driver’s license.

Benefits: The District offers a full benefits package to include paid time off (vacation, sick and holidays), full family health insurance paid 100% by the District, State of Washington PERS retirement program, Disability, Life, EAP, HRA VEBA, and tuition assistance.

Individuals interested in applying for this position must submit online @www.covingtonwater.com a completed District Application with cover letter. We will notify applicants invited to participate in the interview process by phone or email.

We are a Drug Free Workplace and Equal Opportunity Employer.

**OPEN UNTIL FILLED**