2021-10-13 2021-11-17

Design Engineer

Covington Water District
  • Organization Type: Public Water/Wastewater Agency
  • Location: Covington, Washington
  • Job Status: Full-time
  • Job ID: 66339
  • Organization Website
  • Organization Type: Public Water/Wastewater Agency
  • Location: Covington, Washington
  • Job Status: Full-time
  • Job ID: 66339
  • Organization Website

Covington Water District has an opening for performing engineering and construction management related functions within the District, specifically design implementation; plans review of capital and developer projects; construction inspections; inspecting installations, coordinating new construction activities; coordinating the District's capital engineering projects with consultants, as well as state and local agencies. This position is exempt and reports to the Engineering Manager.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provides thorough and reliable plan review services and communicates findings to professional level engineers, surveyors and regulatory agencies as well as internal stakeholders.

  • Reviews plans and specifications for water system improvements and extensions.

  • Lead pre-construction meetings and inform contractor of District requirements.

  • Review materials submittals, bond inspections, create deficiencies list, visit sites, create bill of sales, as-builts and assist with project closeouts and bond releases.

  • Review pay estimates and change orders for capital improvement projects.

  • Apply problem solving alternative construction methods and materials as necessary.

  • Applies engineering knowledge to the solution of technical municipal water system development and repair projects.
  • Assist with hydraulic modeling.

  • Assists in maintaining standard plans and specifications.

  • Assists the public, developers, consultants, engineers and others.

  • Performs project construction related surveying, GPSing and inspects work in progress.

  • Assists in solving construction-related problems.

  • Works directly with outside consultants and contractors concerning District standards and other engineering design and construction requirements. Helps guide developers through the District review and approval process.

  • Assist with applicable records retention and destruction according to the parameters set by the Records Management Program.

  • Overtime and work outside of normal business hours may be required.

  • May perform other duties as needed or assigned.

Minimum Experience/Education: Requires a Bachelor’s degree, 0-4 years related experience in water or sewer utility facilities, and valid Washington State driver’s license.

Benefits: The District offers a full benefits package to include paid time off (vacation, sick and holidays), full family health insurance paid 100% by the District, State of Washington PERS retirement program, Disability, Life, EAP, HRA VEBA, and tuition assistance.

Individuals interested in applying for this position must submit online at www.covingtonwater.com a completed District Application with cover letter. We will notify applicants invited to participate in the interview process by phone or email. For more information please visit our website.

We are a Drug Free Workplace and Equal Opportunity Employer.

**OPEN UNTIL FILLED**

When applying, mention you saw this opening listed at WaterDistrictJobs.com.