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Associate Engineer (PE) / Stormwater Plans Reviewer

City of Everett
Everett, WA Full-time
Posted on May 10, 2019
Salary $6,804.00 - $8,847.00 Monthly
Location Everett, WA
Job Type Full Time
Department Public Works
Job Number D19019
Nature of Work

The City of Everett is currently accepting applications for the appointive position of STORMWATER PLANS REVIEWER (ASSOCIATE ENGINEER PE) in the Public Works Department 
Under the direction of the Surface Water Manager or other departmental supervisor, perform reviews and approvals of professional-level civil engineering site designs with an emphasis on stormwater conveyance and treatment as defined in state and local standards and permits.  Review of the work is based on the ability to ensure compliance with the requirements of the Municipal Stormwater Permit, accurate and effective enforcement of standards and requirements and documentation thereof, and the promptness with which review deadlines are met.
The specific responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Define stormwater-related conditions and requirements during Land Use permitting and SEPA review, define requirements for developers during pre-application meetings, and review and approve professionally engineered construction plans, specifications, and technical reports (stormwater site plans).  
  • Conduct field reviews of projects to ensure correct design. Respond to issues and changes during construction.
  • Read and interpret engineering plans, specifications, and reports to ensure compliance with applicable codes. Review stormwater calculations and modeling results, perform drainage, infiltration, and treatment calculations and run WWHM and MGSFlood software. 
  • Working understanding of Washington State Department of Ecology Stormwater Management Manual for Western Washington.
  • Respond to drainage concerns and questions from both the general public and the development community.
  • Experience preparing stormwater development plans and reports is desired.  Knowledge of soils and surface properties is preferred.
  • Perform related work and special projects as assigned.
Knowledge of:
  • Mathematical concepts, including trigonometry, geometry, and algebra.
  • Stormwater design practices, including hydrology, hydraulics, and construction practices, principles and procedures.
  • Washington State Department of Ecology Stormwater Management Manual
  • Terminology, methods, practices and techniques used in stormwater engineering report preparation.
  • Computer modeling using WWHM and MGSFlood including theory, practice, hardware and software.
  • Land development processes
  • City organization, operations, policies and objectives.
  • Applicable federal, state and local laws, codes, regulations, policies and procedures.
  • Drainage law and permitting requirements.
  • Interpreting and applying federal, state, and local policies, laws and regulations
  • Excellent technical writing and communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills for establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with employees, other departments and city staff, city officials, outside agency staff and the public.
  • Proficient research and documentation skills.
  • Proficient in the use of all office equipment including personal computers and related software applications.
  • Professional level understanding of engineering methods and practices.
  • Superior customer service skills required including a positive customer service orientation, with both internal and external contacts.
 Ability to:
  • Work safely and in compliance with federal and state laws, and city policies and standards.
  • Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Assist in making difficult engineering computations including drainage, infiltration, and treatment calculations.
  • Review and evaluate complex data and make appropriate recommendations.
  • Comprehend and follow complex oral and written directions.
  • Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with co-workers, supervisors, other city staff, and the public.
  • Relate to others in a professional, courteous and respectful manner.
  • Maintain a work environment free of discrimination, harassment, and retaliation.
  • Promote diversity and multi-cultural understanding in the workplace and the community.
  • Possession of, or ability to possess within one month of hire date, a Washington State Drivers License.
A combination of education and related experience may substitute for education requirements.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering or a related field, and
  • Minimum of 4 years of experience in civil engineering, and
  • Registration as a Professional Civil Engineer in the State of Washington, or the equivalent license or certification from another state, federal, military and/or association or licensing body that is equivalent in qualifications and experience.
  • The standard City of Everett Application Form.
  • The Stormwater Plans Reviewer (Associate Engineer PE) supplemental questionnaire.
  • Application materials must be submitted through the City's online application system to be considered. 
  • This process is designed to sample and measure the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities.
FILING OPENS: May 10, 2019
FILING CLOSES: When position is filled; first review on the basis of applications received by May 31, 2019