Capital Programs Engineer II/III job in Vancouver
|Job Ref:||IRC15046||Organization:||Clark County||Job Category:||Construction Management||Job Type:||Full Time||Country:||USA||State/Province:||Washington (WA)||City:||Vancouver||Post Code:||98660||Salary and Benefits:||$29.09 - $43.01 per hour||Post Date:||04/21/2017||
Job ID: IRC15046
Company Name: Clark County
Location: Vancouver, WA
First Review: Open until filled
CAPITAL PROGRAMS ENGINEER II/III
CLARK COUNTY’S Public Works, located in Vancouver, WA, is seeking a Capital Programs Engineer II/III that performs professional and complex planning, monitoring, prioritizing, forecasting and coordinating of capital programs and projects in the Department of Public Works.
HOW TO APPLY:
For complete job announcement, application requirements, and to apply on-line, please visit our website at: www.clark.wa.gov/human-resources/before-you-apply IRC15046
This position performs professional and complex planning, monitoring, prioritizing, forecasting and coordinating of capital programs and projects in the Department of Public Works including: transportation improvements, pedestrian/ bicycle pathways, safety projects, bridges and traffic signals, parks/trails, and clean water projects. This position will lead scoping efforts, perform cost estimating, and develop funding strategies for capital projects. The desired applicant needs to understand the intricacies of constructing capital projects.
Capital Programs Engineer incumbents perform the full range of skilled and semi-professional duties under general supervision, and are the journey or fully experienced level within the job family. Capital Programs Engineer incumbents are responsible for complex or advanced program/project assignments requiring substantial use of independent judgment and minimal supervision. Incumbents may act in a lead capacity within areas of expertise and direct the work of others that assist with assigned projects.
Key responsibilities will include understanding methods and procedures of infrastructure financing including reconciliation and grant tracking and accounting; coordinating funding availability and assures compliance with legalities and regulations required of the funding agreements; understanding methods and procedures of finance including reconciliation and grant accounting; and communicating and coordinating the legalities and regulations of funding contracts with project teams.
The incumbent will be expected to understand auditing management to be able to research, analyze, and investigate audit issues while understanding the funding regulations to comply with requirements. As a result, produces reports and makes recommendations to resolving potential audit issues. In addition, the incumbent will coordinate the development of the 6-year Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) which includes: following current board policies, Washington Administrative Codes (WAC), Revised Codes of Washington (RCW); collecting economic, geometric, zoning, land use, and traffic and accident data; prioritizing projects and adjusting schedules as necessary based on available funding; estimating and forecasting funding sources; tracking project costs and allocating the funding plans for budget and audit compliance; developing criteria and prioritizing potential projects for the various programs as well as soliciting and coordinating public involvement.
Engineer positions are represented and require membership in Local 17, Professional and Technical Employees.
Bachelor’s degree with major course work in Engineering, Finance, Planning, Project Management, Construction Management other related discipline AND minimum two (2) years related work experience; OR High School diploma or G.E.D. AND four (4) years related engineering work experience AND possession of an E.I.T. certification.
Bachelor’s degree with major course work in Engineering, Finance, Planning, Project Management, Construction Management other related discipline AND four (4) years of experience in an Engineering II classification or equivalent position OR High School diploma or G.E.D. AND eight (8) years related engineering work experience AND registration as a Professional Engineer.
The above listed degrees must have been conferred by an institution of higher education and have National Recognition of Accrediting Agencies by the U.S. Secretary of Education, and official transcripts will be required at the time of hire
All combinations of education, experience, and training that demonstrate the ability to perform the work will be considered.
Knowledge of: public agency and public works system operations and financing; organizational and management practices as applied to the development and scoping of projects; capital program planning, scheduling, and monitoring; grants and contract administration; methods and procedures of finance including grants accounting; application and interpretation of County, state and federal laws and regulation relevant to capital programs; trends and practices within capital programs.
Ability to: accomplish multiple priorities/projects within established timeframes sometimes under stress; detailed oriented and accurate engineering and accounting practices; develop and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work including a variety of County and other government officials, community groups, project managers, construction managers, capital managers, and the general public; lead professional and technical staff; ensure completion and maintenance of project documentation and reports; prepare a variety of grant/loan applications that will compete successfully for funding; manipulate large and complex databases; work independently and within multidiscipline teams to plan, finance and construct capital projects; apply and interpret County regulatory codes, departmental policies and procedures, work standards and codes applicable to the job; communicate effectively both orally and in writing; obtain a valid State driver’s license at time of hire.
Eng II: $29.09 - $37.13 per hour
Eng III: $33.64 - $43.01 per hour
BENEFITS AND SALARY INFORMATION
Clark County offers a comprehensive benefits package including:
It is the general policy of the County to start employees in the lower or middle sections of the salary range.
Clark County is located in the southwestern part of the State of Washington, across the Columbia River from Portland, Oregon. With almost 600 programs serving nearly 436,000 residents, the county provides a wide variety of employment opportunities for about 1600 people. Clark County’s structure is complex, with 18 elected officials, 13 regional councils and districts, and numerous appointed boards. Although the county seat is in downtown Vancouver, county employees provide services to all of its residents, from urban cities and towns, to the hundreds of miles of beautiful countryside. Clark County offers excellent livability and a relatively low cost of living. There is no state income tax.
Equal Opportunity Employer
Clark County is committed to increasing the ethnic, cultural and social diversity of its workforce and ensuring that diversity is a key priority of our organization. We are committed to providing equal opportunity and access regardless of race, color, religion, creed, sex, national origin, age, marital status, the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability or the use of a trained guide dog or service animal by a disabled person, sexual orientation/gender identity, veteran status or any other status protected by law. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Clark County’s Equal Employment Opportunity Plan is available at http://www.clark.wa.gov/human-resources/documents
If you are in need of ADA/Section 504 assistance for accommodations, please contact Human Resources at(360)397-2456; Relay(800)833-6388.
HOW TO APPLY
Apply online on our website @ www.clark.wa.gov/human-resources/before-you-apply Application materials are due by the closing date listed on the recruitment. Please read the Job Posting material thoroughly to determine application requirements
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