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City Hiring Engineer



Closing Date: 12/19/11



The City of Gig Harbor is accepting applications for a temporary full-time Senior Engineer.  This is a temporary full-time position that is expected to last one year (up to  December 31, 2012).


Primary Duties: The position reports directly to the City Engineer and is responsible for performing responsible professional level engineering and administrative work in connection with a wide variety of simple to complex private development and City capital projects; manages all phases of capital projects; directs professional and paraprofessional engineering personnel engaged in the planning, design, and construction phases of engineering projects; performs utility and agency coordination, design and preparation of plans, specifications and estimates, contract administration, construction inspection, development review, traffic engineering, storm water engineering, supervision, and other functions as assigned. 


Minimum Qualifications:  Graduation from a four-year college or university with major course work in civil engineering or comparable field; Washington State registered professional civil engineer; three years experience in an engineering capacity with a city, county, or engineering related company which does considerable work for local government agencies.  Knowledge of construction practices, policies and procedures related to construction management is highly preferred. Ability to work effectively in a team environment as well as make independent decisions is essential. Thorough knowledge of AutoCAD, Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook is essential.  A valid Washington State driver’s license is required. The finalist must provide a history of safe driving record from the Washington State Department of Licensing. 


Salary Range: $6,184 - $7,730 per month DOQ, plus excellent benefits.  A City application and job description may be obtained at the City of Gig Harbor or website at or by calling (253) 851-6170.  Submit resume, letter of interest and application to: City Engineer, City of Gig Harbor, 3510 Grandview St., Gig Harbor, WA 98335


Closing Date: 12/19/11 by 4:00 P.M.

Postmarks will not be accepted. The City of Gig Harbor is an Equal Opportunity Employer.