The City of Everett is currently accepting applications for the appointive position of Associate Engineer/Architect (Commercial Plans Examiner). Under the direction of the City Building Official or other departmental supervisor, candidates perform professional-level commercial plan review of construction projects.Â Review of the work is based on the accuracy and efficacy of the finished product, and the promptness with which operating deadlines are met. Extensive background checks will be conducted.
ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLES OF WORK/ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
Review residential and commercial plans for conformance with applicable codes while providing a high level of customer service in working with designers, contractors, developers, homeowners and citizens.
Occasionally inspect residential and commercial structures for compliance with construction codes, including fire- and life-safety provisions.
Review plans and design calculations for complex structural systems used in a broad range of buildings.
Work collaboratively with staff from other departments.
Develop good working relations with the general public and make difficult and sometimes unpopular decisions.
Maintain an awareness and application of safe working procedures.
QUALIFICATIONS The following knowledge, skills and abilities are essential and critical to successful performance in this position: Knowledge of:
Structural engineering including construction practices, principles and procedures.
Construction codes to include the International Building, Existing, Residential, Mechanical and Property Maintenance Codes.
City organization, operations, policies and objectives.
Applicable federal, state and local laws, codes, regulations, policies and procedures.
Particulars of area of assignment.
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 and the public.
Proficient research and documentation skills.
Proficient in the use of all office equipment including personal computers and related software applications.
Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
Review challenging engineering computations, estimates, plans, designs and specifications.
Review and evaluate complex data and make appropriate recommendations.
Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others.
Comprehend and follow complex oral and written directions.
Work in a fast-paced environment.
Prepare and make presentations in a persuasive manner to various audiences.
REQUIRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND CERTIFICATION
Graduation from an accredited school with a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering AND
A minimum of four (4) years of experience in structural engineering AND
Registration as a Professional Civil Engineer in the State of Washington, or the equivalent license from another state. If licensed in another state, WA PE license must be obtained by comity within six months of hire.
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS Interested applicants are required to submit the following items to be considered for the position of Associate Engineer (PE): (1) the standard City of Everett Application Form,
(2) a résumé (not to exceed two pages),
(3) a cover letter clearly detailing applicant's relevant work experience and training,
(4) responses to the Associate Engineer (PE) Supplemental Questionnaire, and
(5) uploaded copy of diploma and PE license. This process is designed to sample and measure the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities.
APPLICATION DEADLINE Applications materials may be accessed via http://www.everettwa.gov/careers. Completed applications must be submitted through the City’s online application system. Applications will be reviewed until the position is filled. The first review of applications will be those received by 5:00 PM, on September 8, 2017 by the City of Everett’s Human Resources Department. LATE, INCOMPLETE, FAXED, OR EMAILED APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.
FILING OPENS: 8/21/2017 FILING CLOSES: When the position is filled; first review on the basis of applications received by 9/8/17
Additional Salary Information: Salary Range: $6445 - $8380/month (DOQ), Plus a comprehensive benefit package
The City of Everett, population 108,000, is the county seat of Snohomish County, Washington. Located about 25 miles north of Seattle, Everett is a Pacific-Rim city situated on Port Gardner Bay. Once a mill town built on wood-based industries, today's labor force of more than 80,000 is predominately employed in technology, aerospace and service-based industries. The city government operates with an... elected mayor and a seven-member city council. Everett was home to the late U.S. Senator Henry M. Jackson.