CITY OF TACOMA invites applications for the position of: Associate Engineer
An Equal Opportunity Employer
Hourly $31.45 - $40.32
Annually $65,416.00 - $83,865.60
OPENING DATE: 03/19/15
CLOSING DATE: 03/31/15 05:00 PM
The Public Works Engineering Division is recruiting for an Associate Engineer to fill a position in the Transportation Section. Under the direction of a licensed engineer, this position will develop, review, and approve traffic control plans, specifications, permits and standards. This position supports coordination of construction activities, special events, and other roadway uses. The position may also support other traffic engineering functions, such as safety analyses, data collection and asset management, signal and streetlight operations, channelization and signage design and neighborhood traffic calming.
Candidate must have a four(4) year degree from an ABET accredited college or university in engineering, planning or engineering field.
KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS:
ANALYTICAL 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.
COMMUNICATIONS Ability to communicate clearly and prepare effective oral and written communications for professional and general public use.
LEADERSHIP 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.
MANAGEMENT Plan and organize work to meet schedules and timelines.
PROFESSIONALISM Remain current on applicable laws, codes, regulations, policies and procedures within engineering field assigned.
TECHNICAL Operate a personal computer and be self-reliant with operating system software to include peripheral office support equipment in order to accomplish assigned tasks. Database, CAD, and GIS experience desirable, but not required.
SELECTION PROCESS & SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION:
Interested candidates should apply online and attach a resume and cover letter.
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.
If you have any questions concerning please contact, the Human Resources Department at 253.591.5400.