Do you have a background in Civil Engineering? Do you want to make a positive impact on the community? The City of Bellevue Transportation Department is continuing to grow to meet the demands of our growing City. We are looking for a Transportation Engineer to join our dynamic team.
At the City of Bellevue, you’ll be part of a very diverse transportation team committed to providing exceptional customer service, upholding the public interest and being a part of a community where innovation, collaboration, honesty, and respect for all is the status quo. Each one of our people brings unique talents, skills and qualities. We all embrace and live the City’s core values: - exceptional public service; stewardship; commitment to employees; integrity; and innovation. 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.
This position will support the City’s Bridge and Pavement Preservation programs and Senior Project Managers in delivering consultant designed transportation projects.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Bridge and Pavement Preservation Programs:
Assist with updating and maintaining the City’s bridge files, pavement management system, and curb ramp inventory.
Assist with the planning and implementation of routine inspections of the City’s roadway pavements and bridges.
Participate in the Transportation Department’s ADA committee. Work with other committee members to develop design guidance documents and ADA-related best practices.
Provide design engineering support including developing project scopes and work plans, and cost estimates for future projects.
Participate on project teams as a reviewer for ADA and pavement related items.
Conduct field assessments to determine pavements and/or curb ramp condition.
Assist the ADA, Bridge and Pavement Manager in responding to questions or concerns from staff and the public.
Project Management for Consultant Designed Projects:
Assist Senior Project Managers in the delivery of Capital Investment Program (CIP) Projects. This includes provide engineering support in reviewing and coordinating reviews of work performed by project teams and consultants, coordinating project issues with project team members, other business units and City departments, outside agencies, and franchise utilities.
Provide support in obtaining project permits, property rights acquisition, and public outreach activities.
Provide design engineering support for consultant designed projects in construction.
Supervision: Works under the general supervision of the Engineering Manager.
Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a degree in Civil Engineering or closely related fields.
Two or more years of professional related experience in transportation engineering
or any equivalent combination of education, experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities for this position.
Engineer-in-Training (EIT) certification or ability to obtain one within a year will be considered.
Must be a self-starter, take initiative, have a desire to learn, and practice the principles of shared leadership in daily work.
Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing, with employees, consultants, other agency representatives, City officials and the public.
Ability to make decisions independently, deal with ambiguity, and apply sound judgment.
Thorough knowledge of civil engineering principles, practices, and methods applicable to municipal transportation public works projects.
Ability to work effectively as a team member and to promote a positive work environment.
Ability to manage time on multiple projects, issues, and priorities effectively and simultaneously with attention to detail.
Ability to adapt to change and learn as new initiatives, methods, and procedures are implemented.
Knowledge and experience with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) as it relates to designing and maintaining infrastructure in the public right of way.
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.
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.
Must be located within commuting distance of Bellevue City Hall. There is an opportunity for some remote work, as agreed upon with the supervisor.
For more information, call Kyle Potuzak at 425-452-2027 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. For any technical difficulties with your application, please contact the NEOGOV 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@example.com. 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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Bellevue is the fifth largest city in Washington, with a population of more than 150,000. It is the high-tech and retail center of the Eastside, with more than 150,000 jobs around the city and a skyline of gleaming high-rises. You can learn a lot about the city from news releases, the It's Your City newsletter and Bellevue Television.
While business booms downtown, much of Bellevue retains a small-town feel, with thriving, woodsy neighborhoods and a vast network of green spaces and recreational facilities that keep people calling the place "a city in a park."? The city's schools are consistently rated among the best in the country.
Sales at local shopping complexes are always an attraction, and arts and crafts fairs one weekend in July draw thousands each year. During the holiday season, the Garden d'Lights display at the Bellevue Botanical Garden attracts visitors from far and wide. Artists from around the country enter striking new works in the annual Bellwether arts fair.
The city spans more than 31 square miles between Lake Washington and Lake Sammamish, and is a short drive from the Cascade Mountains. People can kayak within sight of downtown in the Mercer Slough Nature Park, a 320-acre wetland preserve.