City of Tacoma - Tacoma, WA

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The City of Tacoma, Public Works Facilities Management Division is seeking an Engineer to support operations and manage major maintenance, repair, enhancement, and replacement projects on City-owned facilities and component systems. The positions works closely with project sponsors, operations, and stakeholders on a wide range of facility projects to develop, recommend and manage overall project scope, budget and schedule; prepare studies, technical specifications, engineering calculations and plans; manage and negotiate contracts with consultants, contractors and suppliers; and to measure and evaluate project performance.

Four-year degree from an accredited college or university in civil, mechanical or electrical engineering or related field and three years' experience in a highly technical division specialty (HTDS). Engineering in Training or Professional Engineer Certificate may be substituted for degree.

May require a valid Washington Driver's License at the time of appointment with maintenance thereafter.

Knowledge & Skills:
Develop methods of data collection and results interpretation. As necessary, implement results of research studies or programs with an appropriate and effective course of action based upon outcome or findings.

Prepare and present effective oral and written communications for professional and general public use.

Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with co-workers, the general public, city, county, state and federal agencies while coordinating research in support of assigned department programs. Establish, coordinate and direct work teams to accomplish assigned tasks to a successful completion.

Plan and organize work to meet schedules and objectives.

Remain current on applicable laws, codes, regulations, policies and procedures within engineering field assigned.

Proficient in engineering practices and principles within field of expertise.

Selection Process & Supplemental Information:
Interested individuals should complete the online application and attach a detailed resume and cover letter that includes major responsibilities and accomplishments related to this position. Applicants who have the strongest backgrounds related to the responsibilities of this position may be invited to participate in an interview. Appointment is subject to passing a background check.

Communication from the City of Tacoma:
We primarily communicate via e-mail during the application process. E-mails from and/or must be placed on your safe domain list to ensure that you receive notifications in a timely manner. As a precaution, you may also want to check your junk e-mail folders.

The online application system requires you to enter a substantial amount of information. Be prepared to spend an hour or more entering the required information. In order for your application materials to be considered, all information must be submitted by the closing date and time listed on this job announcement.

If you have any additional questions regarding this position, please contact the Human Resources Department at 253.591.5400 before the closing date.

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