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Bridge Engineer (Engineer II)

  • ... Seattle, WA, Western Australia, United States
  • ... Full time
  • ... Salary: 55.74 per hour
  • Posted on: Feb 01, 2024       Expires on:

Bridge Engineer (Engineer II)   

JOB TITLE:

Bridge Engineer (Engineer II)

JOB TYPE:

Contract

JOB LOCATION:

Seattle, WA Western Australia United States

JOB DESCRIPTION:

neogov.
com/images/AgencyImages/jobposting/1255/jobpostings/image/0219mtsibridgecleaning202(1).
jpg\\\"/>The Road Services Division, Bridge Unit is currently recruiting for aTerm-Limited Temporary (TLT) / Special Duty Assignment Engineer IIposition that is expected to last through May 2025.
We are looking for applicants that have sound structure engineering background and can perform structural designs and communicate and coordinate project designs for bridges, walls, culverts, and general roadway infrastructures.


The King County Road Services Division designs, builds, operates, and maintains roads and bridges in unincorporated areas of King County.
The division is committed to ensuring the county's transportation system is safe and efficient for all uses and modes of travel.
The Division is responsible for 1,500 miles of road, 182 bridges, and many retaining walls and culverts in unincorporated King County.




The Bridge Engineer (Engineer II) position will support the Bridge & Structural Design Unit with work involving structural designs, bridge load ratings, bridge load upgrades, bridge rehabilitations and repairs, shop drawing review approvals, and construction supports.
The Engineer II position will perform complex structural designs and analysis and prepare plans, specifications, and cost estimates for bridges, walls, culverts, and roadway infrastructures under the guidance and direction of a Senior Bridge Engineer.
Duties may include:


  • Assist Project Manager coordination for specific task from inception to construction,
  • Prepare designs, plans, specifications, and costs estimates (PS&E) for bridges, walls, and roadway related infrastructures,
  • Assist complex structural designs and analysis,
  • Assist or prepare structure condition assessment, feasibility, and various design reports,
  • Perform bridge load rating analysis and review and issue overload truck permit,
  • Assist or prepare designs and PS&E construction documents for project involving bridge replacement, load upgrade, repair, rehabilitation, re-decking, seismic retrofit, painting, bridge widening, and bridge rail upgrade, etc.
  • Perform Q/C reviews of structure designs, reports, and plans, specs, and estimates prepared by others,
  • Perform research and assessment on new material and structural design tools or technologies,
  • Review and approve shop drawings, shoring plans, and design calculation prepared by contractor,
  • Perform bridge inspections and prepare inspection finding reports and inventories,
  • Coordinate a multidisciplinary team from design through the successful construction of road/bridge projects and facilitate team communication, goals, and efforts
  • Coordinate with project team members, other division staff, consultants, management, regulatory agencies, utility companies, and the public to resolve project issues
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering (BSCE) Education OR an equivalent combination of education and experience that demonstrates one's knowledge of engineering principles
  • Experience in preparation or review of engineer's plans, specifications, cost estimate and technical documents
  • Demonstrated experience contributing to a work environment that embraces and encourages diversity in its workforce and where differences are valued
  • Understanding of basic structural analysis principles and load path on bridges, structures, and components,
  • Familiar with AASHTO LRFD, IBC, ACI, Manual of Steel Construction LFRD, PCI, AASHTO MBE, WSDOT BDM
  • Knowledge in project management techniques and principles to include budget, scope and schedule development and monitoring
  • Skill in problem solving and conflict resolution
  • Ability to collaborate, work, and make decisions in a team environment
  • Experience effectively managing multiple projects and priorities with competed deadlines and changing priorities
  • Experience working efficiently to support project team and meeting project's goal
  • Ability to perform under fast track and urgent tasks
  • Experience performing field evaluation / review and provide recommendations
  • Skill in using Microsoft Office software such as Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Project and Bluebeam
  • Skill using AutoCAD, GPS, GIS programs
  • Ability to work with diverse individuals and customers and maintaining effective relationships
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively both orally and in writing reports
  • Ability to research and interpret applicable design codes & manuals, policies, and regulations
  • Demonstrates behaviors that include fairness, respect, and inclusiveness
  • Ability to collaborate work with others and can follow direction from supervisor or manager.
Desirable Qualifications:

  • Skill in bridge and general structural designs
  • Ability to have predictable and reliable attendance
  • Can collaborate and communicate with others and project progress and issues
  • Is accountable for timely and quality result delivery of assigned work duties,
  • EIT preferred
Applications will be reviewed as they are received.


  • The typical work schedule for this position is 8:00 am 4:30 pm, Monday Friday with 30 minutes lunch.
    This position is overtime eligible.
  • This position is represented by Professional Technical Employees Local 17.
  • This recruitment may be used to fill additional vacancies to include Full Time Employment, special duty assignments, and Term Limited Temporary positions for up to 6 months.
Why King County?
  • Competitive healthcare plans
  • Free transportation options
  • Manager Support structured employee assistance program
  • Paid vacation time (in addition to paid holidays)
  • Paid sick leave
  • Paid parental leave
  • Deferredcompensation plan
  • Fourteen Twelve paid holidays and Two Additional personal holidays
  • AwesomeEmployee Giving Program!

TEMPORARY TELECOMMUTING REQUIREMENT
The work associated with this position will be performed through a combination of teleworking complemented with onsite work and meetings as needed.
Employees will have access to shared workspaces at various King County facilities.
Employees must reside in Washington state and within a reasonable distance to their King County worksite to respond to workplace reporting requirements.
The individual in this position will be meeting with community members and organizations and will be expected to engage in face-to-face interactions, as COVID-19 restrictions permit, throughout unincorporated King County.


Employees will be provided with a County issued laptop and must maintain a workspace with an internet connection (access may be supplemented in some situations) where they can reliably perform work and remain available and responsive during scheduled work hours.
Please note that when an employee conducts work that is likely to bring them in contact with another individual, safety precautions may be required, including the wearing of masks in some situations.
King County is doing its part to reduce the spread of COVID-19 and remains committed to reducing our carbon footprint.


King County has a robust collection of tools and resources to support working remotely.
The individual selected for this opportunity will be joining an innovative and progressive team that is redefining how we work as we transition to the department's hybrid environment.


ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT
King County is the local service provider for the roughly quarter-million people who live in the unincorporated areas of the county; taken together, Unincorporated King County would be the second-largest city in the state.
The Department of Local Services includes a Director's Office with a Community Service Area group, and the Road Services and Permitting Divisions.
Together, this department provides a single executive point of accountability for delivery of local services to all of the unincorporated areas.


The King County Road Services Division designs, builds, operates and maintains roads and bridges in unincorporated areas of King County in an efficient and environmentally responsible manner to protect the public's investment and facilitate safe travel.
The division is committed to ensuring the county's transportation system is safe and efficient for all uses and modes of travel.
The Division is responsible for 1,500 miles of road and 182 bridges, 5.
7 million feet of drainage ditches, over 44,000 traffic control signs, 78 traffic signals, and 50 traffic cameras in unincorporated King County.


ABOUT KING COUNTY
Forbes recently named King County as one of Washington State's best employers.
Together, with leadership and our employees, we're changing the way government delivers service and winning national recognition as a model of excellence.
Are you ready to make a difference? Come join the team dedicated to serving one of the nation's best places to live, work and play.


Guided by our \\\"True North\\\", we are making King County a welcoming community where every person can thrive.
We value diversity, inclusion and belonging in our workplace and workforce.
To reach this goal we are committed to workforce equity.
Equitable recruiting, support, and retention is how we will obtain the highest quality workforce in our region; a workforce that shares and will help advance our guiding principles--we are one team; we solve problems; we focus on the customer; we drive for results; we are racially just; we respect all people; we lead the way; and we are responsible stewards.
We encourage people of all backgrounds and identities to apply, including Native American and people of color, immigrants, refugees, women, LGBTQ+, people living with disabilities, and veterans.


COMMITMENT TO EQUITY AND SOCIAL JUSTICE
King County is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer.
No person is unlawfully excluded from employment opportunities based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including gender identity, sexual orientation and pregnancy), age, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or other protected class.
Our EEO policy applies to all employment actions, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, selection for training, promotion, transfer, demotion, layoff, termination, rates of pay or other forms of compensation.
To learn more, please visit
kingcounty.
gov/elected/executive/equity-social-justice.
aspx\\\">http://www.
kingcounty.
gov/elected/executive/equity-social-justice.
aspx


WHO MAY APPLY:This position is open to all qualified applicants.
First consideration will be given to current PROTEC17 members in the same classification that are eligible for lateral transfer.


Are you ready to APPLY?
If you are interested in pursuing this position, please follow the application instructions carefully.
If you need this announcement in an alternate language or format, would like to request accommodation or assistance in the application or assessment process, or if you have questions, please contact the recruiter listed on this job announcement.
The recruitment for this position is open to all applicants.
A completed King County Application is required.
We highly recommend that you also provide a cover letter and resume.


If you have any questions, please contact Janice Antonio, HR Analyst, by e-mail at jantonio@kingcounty.
gov, or by phone at 206-263-2003.

Position Details

POSTED:

Feb 01, 2024

EMPLOYMENT:

Full-time

SALARY:

55.74 per year

SNAPRECRUIT ID:

S-1707242887-05df7d87785182dffd513eaf6fa40596

LOCATION:

Western Australia United States

CITY:

Seattle, WA

Job Origin:

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The Road Services Division, Bridge Unit is currently recruiting for aTerm-Limited Temporary (TLT) / Special Duty Assignment Engineer IIposition that is expected to last through May 2025. We are looking for applicants that have sound structure engineering background and can perform structural designs and communicate and coordinate project designs for bridges, walls, culverts, and general roadway infrastructures.

The King County Road Services Division designs, builds, operates, and maintains roads and bridges in unincorporated areas of King County. The division is committed to ensuring the county's transportation system is safe and efficient for all uses and modes of travel. The Division is responsible for 1,500 miles of road, 182 bridges, and many retaining walls and culverts in unincorporated King County.




The Bridge Engineer (Engineer II) position will support the Bridge & Structural Design Unit with work involving structural designs, bridge load ratings, bridge load upgrades, bridge rehabilitations and repairs, shop drawing review approvals, and construction supports. The Engineer II position will perform complex structural designs and analysis and prepare plans, specifications, and cost estimates for bridges, walls, culverts, and roadway infrastructures under the guidance and direction of a Senior Bridge Engineer. Duties may include:

  • Assist Project Manager coordination for specific task from inception to construction,
  • Prepare designs, plans, specifications, and costs estimates (PS&E) for bridges, walls, and roadway related infrastructures,
  • Assist complex structural designs and analysis,
  • Assist or prepare structure condition assessment, feasibility, and various design reports,
  • Perform bridge load rating analysis and review and issue overload truck permit,
  • Assist or prepare designs and PS&E construction documents for project involving bridge replacement, load upgrade, repair, rehabilitation, re-decking, seismic retrofit, painting, bridge widening, and bridge rail upgrade, etc.
  • Perform Q/C reviews of structure designs, reports, and plans, specs, and estimates prepared by others,
  • Perform research and assessment on new material and structural design tools or technologies,
  • Review and approve shop drawings, shoring plans, and design calculation prepared by contractor,
  • Perform bridge inspections and prepare inspection finding reports and inventories,
  • Coordinate a multidisciplinary team from design through the successful construction of road/bridge projects and facilitate team communication, goals, and efforts
  • Coordinate with project team members, other division staff, consultants, management, regulatory agencies, utility companies, and the public to resolve project issues
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering (BSCE) Education OR an equivalent combination of education and experience that demonstrates one's knowledge of engineering principles
  • Experience in preparation or review of engineer's plans, specifications, cost estimate and technical documents
  • Demonstrated experience contributing to a work environment that embraces and encourages diversity in its workforce and where differences are valued
  • Understanding of basic structural analysis principles and load path on bridges, structures, and components,
  • Familiar with AASHTO LRFD, IBC, ACI, Manual of Steel Construction LFRD, PCI, AASHTO MBE, WSDOT BDM
  • Knowledge in project management techniques and principles to include budget, scope and schedule development and monitoring
  • Skill in problem solving and conflict resolution
  • Ability to collaborate, work, and make decisions in a team environment
  • Experience effectively managing multiple projects and priorities with competed deadlines and changing priorities
  • Experience working efficiently to support project team and meeting project's goal
  • Ability to perform under fast track and urgent tasks
  • Experience performing field evaluation / review and provide recommendations
  • Skill in using Microsoft Office software such as Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Project and Bluebeam
  • Skill using AutoCAD, GPS, GIS programs
  • Ability to work with diverse individuals and customers and maintaining effective relationships
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively both orally and in writing reports
  • Ability to research and interpret applicable design codes & manuals, policies, and regulations
  • Demonstrates behaviors that include fairness, respect, and inclusiveness
  • Ability to collaborate work with others and can follow direction from supervisor or manager.
Desirable Qualifications:

  • Skill in bridge and general structural designs
  • Ability to have predictable and reliable attendance
  • Can collaborate and communicate with others and project progress and issues
  • Is accountable for timely and quality result delivery of assigned work duties,
  • EIT preferred
Applications will be reviewed as they are received.

  • The typical work schedule for this position is 8:00 am 4:30 pm, Monday Friday with 30 minutes lunch. This position is overtime eligible.
  • This position is represented by Professional Technical Employees Local 17.
  • This recruitment may be used to fill additional vacancies to include Full Time Employment, special duty assignments, and Term Limited Temporary positions for up to 6 months.
Why King County?
  • Competitive healthcare plans
  • Free transportation options
  • Manager Support structured employee assistance program
  • Paid vacation time (in addition to paid holidays)
  • Paid sick leave
  • Paid parental leave
  • Deferredcompensation plan
  • Fourteen Twelve paid holidays and Two Additional personal holidays
  • AwesomeEmployee Giving Program!

TEMPORARY TELECOMMUTING REQUIREMENT
The work associated with this position will be performed through a combination of teleworking complemented with onsite work and meetings as needed. Employees will have access to shared workspaces at various King County facilities. Employees must reside in Washington state and within a reasonable distance to their King County worksite to respond to workplace reporting requirements. The individual in this position will be meeting with community members and organizations and will be expected to engage in face-to-face interactions, as COVID-19 restrictions permit, throughout unincorporated King County.

Employees will be provided with a County issued laptop and must maintain a workspace with an internet connection (access may be supplemented in some situations) where they can reliably perform work and remain available and responsive during scheduled work hours. Please note that when an employee conducts work that is likely to bring them in contact with another individual, safety precautions may be required, including the wearing of masks in some situations. King County is doing its part to reduce the spread of COVID-19 and remains committed to reducing our carbon footprint.

King County has a robust collection of tools and resources to support working remotely. The individual selected for this opportunity will be joining an innovative and progressive team that is redefining how we work as we transition to the department's hybrid environment.

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT
King County is the local service provider for the roughly quarter-million people who live in the unincorporated areas of the county; taken together, Unincorporated King County would be the second-largest city in the state. The Department of Local Services includes a Director's Office with a Community Service Area group, and the Road Services and Permitting Divisions. Together, this department provides a single executive point of accountability for delivery of local services to all of the unincorporated areas.

The King County Road Services Division designs, builds, operates and maintains roads and bridges in unincorporated areas of King County in an efficient and environmentally responsible manner to protect the public's investment and facilitate safe travel. The division is committed to ensuring the county's transportation system is safe and efficient for all uses and modes of travel. The Division is responsible for 1,500 miles of road and 182 bridges, 5.7 million feet of drainage ditches, over 44,000 traffic control signs, 78 traffic signals, and 50 traffic cameras in unincorporated King County.

ABOUT KING COUNTY
Forbes recently named King County as one of Washington State's best employers. Together, with leadership and our employees, we're changing the way government delivers service and winning national recognition as a model of excellence. Are you ready to make a difference? Come join the team dedicated to serving one of the nation's best places to live, work and play.

Guided by our \\\"True North\\\", we are making King County a welcoming community where every person can thrive. We value diversity, inclusion and belonging in our workplace and workforce. To reach this goal we are committed to workforce equity. Equitable recruiting, support, and retention is how we will obtain the highest quality workforce in our region; a workforce that shares and will help advance our guiding principles--we are one team; we solve problems; we focus on the customer; we drive for results; we are racially just; we respect all people; we lead the way; and we are responsible stewards. We encourage people of all backgrounds and identities to apply, including Native American and people of color, immigrants, refugees, women, LGBTQ+, people living with disabilities, and veterans.

COMMITMENT TO EQUITY AND SOCIAL JUSTICE
King County is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer. No person is unlawfully excluded from employment opportunities based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including gender identity, sexual orientation and pregnancy), age, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or other protected class. Our EEO policy applies to all employment actions, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, selection for training, promotion, transfer, demotion, layoff, termination, rates of pay or other forms of compensation. To learn more, please visithttp://www.kingcounty.gov/elected/executive/equity-social-justice.aspx

WHO MAY APPLY:This position is open to all qualified applicants. First consideration will be given to current PROTEC17 members in the same classification that are eligible for lateral transfer.

Are you ready to APPLY?
If you are interested in pursuing this position, please follow the application instructions carefully. If you need this announcement in an alternate language or format, would like to request accommodation or assistance in the application or assessment process, or if you have questions, please contact the recruiter listed on this job announcement. The recruitment for this position is open to all applicants. A completed King County Application is required. We highly recommend that you also provide a cover letter and resume.

If you have any questions, please contact Janice Antonio, HR Analyst, by e-mail at jantonio@kingcounty.gov, or by phone at 206-263-2003.

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