Vision: Seattle is a thriving and equitable community powered by dependable transportation.
Mission: To deliver a transportation system that provides safe and affordable access to places and opportunities.
The Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) is a nationally recognized municipal transportation agency at the leading edge of multi-modal transportation. In our quickly growing city, accessibility, safety, affordability, and reliability – are top of mind for us every day! Our core values drive our work toward creating an equitable, sustainable, and vibrant city for all. SDOT's core responsibilities include maintenance and operations of the city's transportation right-of-way, the expansion of the city's bicycle and pedestrian network, care of over 240 bridges, permitting use of public spaces and enhancing access to the regional transit system. With approximately 950 dedicated staff, SDOT maintains an operational presence 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, in all weather conditions to serve and ensure Seattle's public mobility.
The Bridge Maintenance Engineering and Operations Manager oversees, guides and manages the Maintenance Engineering and Bridge Operations groups within the Roadway Structures Division for Seattle DOT.
Budget tracking for both Maintenance Engineering and Bridge Operations groups.
Participation in the rotating Emergency Duty Officer Manager On-call roster and SDOT Incident Management Team functionality.
Liaison for SODT Interagency project coordination.
Oversight of response to customer service requests, permit review and other types of inquiries.
Coordination for response to claims and other legal proceedings.
Vacation coverage for the SDOT Division Director and direct report Supervisors
Oversight of safety and technical training and other certification programs
Coordination for Levy to Move Seattle Subprograms including:
Bridge Seismic Retrofit
Bridge Rehab and Replacement
Personnel management and coordination with SDOT HR and SDHR business partners.
Communication with Union Business Representatives.
Support department goals in promoting diversity and social justice.
Maintenance Engineering Duties:
Direct Report: Maintenance Engineering Supervisor
Total Group Size: 6 FTEs
Guidance for or direct management of the following programs:
Bridge Load Rating
Bridge Major Maintenance Emergent Projects
Areaways Inspection and Repair Design
Stairway Inspection and Repair Design
Retaining Wall Inspection and Repair Design
Participation as an inspector for the Bridge Inspection, Stairway and Areaway Programs.
Bridge Operations Duties:
Direct Report: Bridge Operations Supervisor
Total Group Size: 22 FTEs and 4 TES
Oversight of the bridge operations program within the requirements of the US Coast Guard regulations for movable bridges as defined under 33 CFR Part 117
Guidance for or direct management of Bridge Operations for the following:
Bridge Operator scheduling
Bridge Operator training
Coordination between Bridge Operators and engineering and maintenance staff.
Minimum Qualifications: Education:
Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering or Civil Engineering Technology.
A Minimum of 10 years working on bridge inspection, maintenance repair design and project management for bridge maintenance and capital improvement programs.
OR: An equivalent combination of education and experience that demonstrates the ability to perform the position duties.
Current Washington State driver's license or evidence of equivalent mobility.
Current Washington State Professional Engineering License or ability to obtain by comity prior to start date.
Experience in inspecting, evaluating, and rating of roadway structures, knowledge of Federal Highway.
Administration (FHWA) requirements relating to the National Bridge Inspection Standards (NBIS).
Computer experience in Microsoft Office products and computer aided drafting.
Experience with load rating of bridges.
Design of structural repairs for bridges, retaining walls, areaways and stairways.
Ability to work both independently and collaboratively on a team.
Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
Ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment with shifting priorities easily, accurately, and positively.
Detail oriented; strong organizational, time management, and customer service skills.
Ability to apply maximum confidentiality in exposure to sensitive and confidential employee information.
Effectively work in a multi-cultural workplace with a diverse customer base.
Additional InformationOther Requirements: Work Environment / Physical Demands:
Field assignments may entail exposure to all types of weather, traffic, hazardous/toxic substances and work in or near construction sites.
May be required to lift over 50 pounds.
May be required to stand, walk, or bend for extended periods of time.
May be required to work nights, evenings, weekends, and/or holidays.
Overnight travel may be required.
Ability to effectively work in a multi-cultural workplace with a diverse customer base.
A background check may be required for this position.
May be expected to respond to emergency structural issues at as the responding engineer at any hour or day of the week year-round if other designated staff do not respond.
Internal Number: 2019-01905
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