Do you have a background in Civil Engineering? Do you want to make a positive impact in your community? We are looking for a Transportation Design Engineer to join our dynamic team. As a Design Engineer, you will be responsible for designing and managing complex transportation project for the City of Bellevue Transportation Department.
At The City of Bellevue you’ll be part of a team committed to providing exceptional customer service, upholding the public interest and being a part of the community vision. Our people bring unique skills and qualities to the table, embrace the values of honesty, accountability and commitment to service, and take pride in the work they do. You’ll work in an environment where being innovative, collaborative, and future focused are the status quo. Bellevue welcomes the world. Our diversity is our strength. It's what makes The City of Bellevue an exciting place to work, live, and explore.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Prepare designs for roadway, pedestrian, bicycle, and intersection improvement projects. Elements include but are not limited to: roadway geometry, storm water systems, water transmission systems, natural drainage practices, earthwork, ADA ramps, pavement overlays, non-structural retaining walls, traffic signal systems, illumination, channelization and signing.
Prepares project plans, specifications, costs estimates, and construction contract bid documents.
Manages scope, budget, and schedule of assigned projects
Leads the project coordination between project team members, other City departments, and outside agencies
Coordinates with the Real Properties Division during the acquisition of property rights for assigned projects
Obtain environmental and construction permits for assigned projects
Provides engineering support for projects in construction
Participates in the public involvement process of assigned projects. This includes communicating with property owners, home owners associations, and making public presentations
Manages consultant agreements, monitors consultant’s progress and expenditures, and provides technical reviews of consultant’s deliverables
Supervision: Works under the general supervision of the Design Engineering Manager.
Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a degree in civil engineering or other related fields
Two or more years of professional related experience in transportation design or traffic engineering
Or any equivalent combination of education, experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.
Thorough knowledge of civil engineering principles, practices and methods applicable to municipal transportation public works projects
Thorough knowledge and familiarity with the following (but not limited to) engineering references and resources:
Washington State Department of Transportation’s (WSDOT), Standard Specifications for Roads, Bridge, and Municipal Construction
WSDOT Design Manual, Local Agency Guidelines (LAG) Manual, Standard Plans, and Plan Preparation Manual
American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) design standards
Federal Highway Administration Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD)
Transportation Research Board Highway Capacity Manual (HCM)
Federal Guidelines for ADA Design
Thorough knowledge and experience in developing engineering plans, specifications, cost estimate, and technical reports for transportation design projects
Thorough knowledge of and experience with AutoCAD Civil 3D 2018, or later.
Thorough knowledge of Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel, Project, SharePoint, PowerPoint, etc.
Thorough knowledge of and experience with BlueBeam.
Familiarity acquiring federal, state, and local agency permits for transportation projects and environmental documentation.
Ability to work independently with little supervision and also work in a team environment.
Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing, with employees, consultants, other agency representatives, City officials and the general public.
The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Work involves walking, talking, hearing, using hands to handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or controls, and reaching with hands and arms. Vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
The employee may be required to push, pull, lift, and/or carry up to 40 pounds.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderately quiet while in the office or moderately loud when in the field.
For questions regarding this position please contact Christopher Masek, Design Engineering Manager at email: [email protected] For any technical difficulties with your application, please contact the support line at 855-524-5627.
The City of Bellevue values diversity in its workforce and is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, sex, age, color, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, marital status, genetic information, veteran's status, disability, or any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local laws.
At the City of Bellevue, you'll be part of a team committed to providing exceptional customer service, upholding the public interest and advancing the community vision. The five essential and enduring principles that guide our individual actions, our interactions, and our decision making in the City of Bellevue organization is: exceptional public service, stewardship, committee to employees, integrity, and innovation. You'll work in an environment that is innovative, collaborative, future focused, and committed to excellence. Bellevue welcomes the world. Our diversity is our strength. We embrace the future while respecting our past. It's what makes the City of Bellevue an exciting place to work, live, and explore.
Have we piqued your interest yet? Come join our team! The City of Bellevue supports workplace diversity. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, genetic information, disability, age, veteran status, or any other protected status. Persons needing assistance with the application process may call the Human Resources Office at 425-452-6838 or [email protected]. If you are invited to participate in the selection process and need ADA accommodations, please notify HR before you are scheduled for an interview or testing.
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