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Civil Engineer

Company: Muckleshoot Indian Tribe
Location: Auburn
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

JOB SUMMARY:Please note that the pay for this position begins at the rate advertised, it could be higher depending on experience.
Under administrative direction, performs a variety of supervisory, administrative, technical and professional engineering work in support of both the Public Works and Planning functions of the Division.MAJOR TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:1. Manages, supervises and develops long and short range plans to achieve goals within available resources; plans and organizes workloads and staff assignments; trains, motivates and evaluates assigned staff; reviews progress and directs changes as needed.
2. Supervises project design; analyzes reports, maps, drawings, blueprints, tests, and aerial photographs on soil composition, terrain, hydrological characteristics, and other topographical and geologic data to plan and design projects.
3. Uses computer assisted engineering and design software and equipment to prepare engineering and design documents.
4. Supervises public works contract management and public works inspections. Acts as liaison with outside public works agencies and personnel and supervises the preparation of public works standards and regulatory programs related to storm drainage, water quality, wetland management and bid coordination.
5. Inspects construction sites to monitor progress and ensure conformance to engineering plans, specifications, and construction and safety standards.
6. Supervises and/or has direct responsibility for developing or delegating utility operations and engineering support staff to develop an overall engineering support capability.
7. Facilitates and oversees the preparation and enforcement of public works standards and various engineering related technical studies to help meet the community development goals of the Tribe.
8. Develops the Capital Improvement Program (CIP) the Transportation Improvement Plan (TIP) and related Capital Budgets and coordinates efforts to obtain capital grant funding to implement the CIP and TIP for the Tribe.
9. Provides professional engineering advice to Director and other officials; makes private and public presentations to Tribal Council, boards, commissions, community groups and the general public.
10. Assures that assigned areas of responsibility are performed within budget; monitors expenditures; assures effective and efficient use of budgeted funds, personnel, materials, facilities, and time.
11. Determines work procedures, prepares work schedules, and expedites workflow; studies and standardizes procedures to improve efficiency and effectiveness of operations.
12. Performs or assists subordinates in performing all duties relating to department's responsibilities; adjusts errors, responds and resolves complaints. Issues written and oral instructions; assigns duties and examines work for exactness, neatness, and conformance to policies and procedures.
13. Prepares a variety of studies, reports, related information and recommendations for implementation or decision-making purposes; conducts site inspections and evaluations.
14. Evaluates proposals for conformity to established plans and ordinances; evaluates proposals' development impact as they relate to the adopted plans of the Tribe and applicable local, State or Federal laws and make recommendations.
15. Ensures the maintenance of accurate and complete records of department activities and records relating to programs and projects.
16. Coordinates and manages consultant contracts.
17. Attends various meetings and conferences representing the Tribe.
18. Because of the Tribe's commitment to community service and the well-being of its members, each employee may be expected to perform a wide range of office and field duties from time to time. Such duties may or may not be related to their regular responsibilities.
EDUCATION - EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING FOR POSITION:Required: Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a degree in civil engineering, or a closely related field, and five (5) years of civil engineering experience in Tribal or local government; two (2) years of which included, supervisory authority over employees and programs.
Preferred: A Professional Engineer's License (P.E).SPECIFIC SKILLS/KNOWLEDGE/ABILITIES REQUIRED FOR POSITION:Knowledge of:

  • Applicable laws, regulations, policies and procedures, current literature, trends and developments related to engineering
  • Public works standards and regulatory programs related to storm drainage, water quality, wetland management and bid coordination
  • Current civil engineering principles and techniques
    • Utility and transportation system analysis
    • Personal computers, applicable software including CAD applications
    • Supervisory techniques and practices
    • Budget and cost analysis principles and practices
      • Skilled in:
        • Planning, scheduling, assigning, coordinating and monitoring the work of professional, and technical staff
        • Planning, implementing and coordinating comprehensive programs and projects;
        • Thinking conceptually
        • Observing and evaluating trends
        • Basic drafting, modeling and graphic design;
        • Operation of an personal computer and applicable software including CAD
        • Communicating effectively orally and in writing with Tribal officials, supervisors, contractors, developers, employees, and community members, including preparation and delivery of public presentations, at times in controversial situations;
        • Conducting research, analyzing data and compiling comprehensive reports, with recommendations;
        • Interpreting administrative guidelines and applying them to the work situation;
        • Interpreting complex civil engineering documents, including regulatory and bid contracts
        • Establishing effective working relationships with a diverse groups and individuals.PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:The working conditions described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential duties of this class.
          Work is performed mostly in office settings. Some outdoor work is required in the inspection of various engineering and utility construction sites. Hand-eye coordination is necessary to operate computers and various pieces of office equipment.While performing the duties of this job, the employee occasionally works in outside weather conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, or airborne particles.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to talk or hear; sit; use hands to finger, handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms. Occasionally required to stand or walk. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and must occasionally push or pull up to 100 pounds.
          The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.Licenses or Certifications Required: A valid Washington State License is required at the time of appointment or at a time set by the Tribe.

Keywords: Muckleshoot Indian Tribe, Auburn , Civil Engineer, Engineering , Auburn, Washington

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