We are seeking a full-time Design Support Engineer for the City’s In-House Design group. This position provides support to City Design Engineers with an emphasis on reviewing design plans, specifications and estimates from a constructability standpoint.
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
Provide comprehensive constructability reviews of City of Bellevue Design Project Plans, Specifications, and Estimates
Maintain and update Unit Price Cost Database
Provide AutoCAD drafting support to design engineers including base mapping, design layout, traffic control plans, etc.
Provide guidance for design engineers on construction practices and phasing
Maintain the Department Drafting Standards and CAD Template
Provide field support as needed for potholing, utility locating, etc.
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, construction management or other related field.
Eight or more years of construction inspection, construction management, or transportation constructability plan review.
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 transportation construction projects.
Demonstrated skill in reading and interpreting technical standards, complex construction drawings, plans, permit conditions and specifications.
Demonstrated experience with reviewing plans, specifications and estimate from a construction perspective.
Demonstrated knowledge of construction staging.
Familiarity with putting together traffic control and detour plans
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
Federal Guidelines for ADA Design
Thorough knowledge of Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel, Project, SharePoint, PowerPoint, etc.
Thorough knowledge of and experience with BlueBeam.
Knowledge of and experience with AutoCAD Civil 3D 2018, or later preferred.
Flagger and Traffic Control Supervisor card preferred or ability to obtain within 6 months.
Certified Erosion and Sediment Control Lead (CESCL) preferred.
Ability to work independently with little supervision and within 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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The City of Bellevue offers diverse employment opportunities for those that want to work for the community. We offer a robust benefits package, an eco-friendly work environment, and state-of-the-art technology.