Education and Experience:
Bachelor's Degree in civil engineering from an accredited program, and a minimum of ten years of relevant experience in Civil Engineering design and construction; working with consultants and contractors and three years of experience working in a rail or transit related environment; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Required Licenses or Certifications:
• Possession of a valid Washington State Driver's License.
• A valid certificate of registration as a Professional Engineer with specialization in civil engineering issued by the State of Washington.
Required Knowledge of:
• Operational characteristics, services, and activities of a quality systems.
• Quality assurance and assessment practices and procedures and reliability requirements.
• Principles and practices used in performing quality assurance and quality control on design and construction projects.
• Fundamental scientific civil engineering concepts and relationships.
• Advanced mathematical techniques associated with civil engineering.
• Established civil engineering principles, methods, and techniques
• Three dimensional design tools and capabilities.
• Project management and scheduling techniques.
• Applicable state and national building codes, national engineering, energy, and fire protection specifications, manufacturer equipment and repair manuals, engineering reports, titles of state statutes, county health regulations, and city codes and ordinances as they relate to the management of complex projects.
• Recent developments, current literature, and sources of information related to innovations and trends in civil engineering design and development.
• Techniques to work effectively under pressure, meet deadlines, and adjust to changing priorities.
• Modern office procedures, principles, methods, and equipment including computers and computer applications such as word processing, spreadsheets, computer aided drafting and databases.
Required Skill in:
• Organizing and leading groups of professionals in developing designs and resolving issues.
• Performing quality assurance and control on design and construction projects and perform required quality audits and field inspections.
• Understanding construction processes, material testing, inspection and test reports and design procedures, CADD operations and specification writing sufficient to perform quality assurance functions.
• Applying engineering principles and procedures.
• Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with other division staff, management, vendors, outside agencies, community groups and the general public.
• Interpreting and administering policies and procedures sufficient to administer, discuss, resolve, and explain them to staff and other constituencies.
• Effectively coordinating integration efforts of numerous consultant firms.
• Applying project management techniques and principles and defining a detailed project scope and control scope as a means of achieving overall project objectives.
• Presentation development and public speaking skills.
• Interpreting and applying applicable federal, state, and local policies, laws, and regulations.
• Preparing and analyzing complex data and comprehensive reports.
• Reading and understanding engineering drawings, specifications, and standards.
• Preparing clear and concise engineering reports.
• Applying appropriate oral and written communication skills to various individuals ranging from Agency employees, engineering consultants, and local, state, and federal agencies.
• Working cooperatively with other divisions, Agency officials, and outside agencies.
• Utilizing personal computer software programs affecting assigned work and in compiling and preparing spreadsheets and reports.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORK ENVIRONMENT:
• Work is performed in a standard office environment.
• Subject to standing, walking, bending, reaching, stooping, and lifting of objects up to 25 pounds; may occasionally be exposed to dangerous machinery, extreme weather conditions, physical harm, and extreme noise when working in the field.
The Agency promotes a safe and healthy work environment and provides appropriate safety and equipment training for all personnel as required.
It is the responsibility of all employees to follow the Agency safety rules, regulations, and procedures pertaining to their assigned duties and responsibilities, which could include systems, operations, and/or other employees.
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We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and value workplace diversity. We seek to create an environment and culture that embraces the differences of our employees. You will find an exceptionally diverse group of people at Sound Transit with regard to culture, beliefs, communication styles, and life and work experiences.
All qualified applicants are considered in accordance with applicable laws prohibiting discrimination on the basis of race, religion, color, gender, age, national origin, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, marital status or veteran status or any another legally protected status.