The City of Pasco’s Engineering Division has recently reorganized into two divisions. A Capital Improvement Program Engineering Division (Public Works Department) and a Development Review/Long Range Planning Engineering Division (Community and Economic Development). This position is for the Capital Improvement Program Engineering Division under the Public Works Department. This position will report to the Capital Improvement Program Manager.
DUTIES - Under the direction of the Capital Improvement Program Manager, implement and manage the planning, funding, design and construction of Capital Improvement Projects and the implementation of Public Works Standards on all projects under the responsibilities of the Public Works Department. Manage assigned construction projects, plan, organize and supervise assigned professional and technical engineering personnel to prepare complex engineering designs, plans, specifications and reports. Responsibilities may be directed towards transportation/traffic, utilities, facilities, parks and development.
REQUIREMENTS - (Any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the applicant with the knowledge, skills and abilities required to perform the job.):
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college/university in Civil Engineering or closely related field.
Seven (7) years of progressively responsible engineering experience (four at the professional level) in water/wastewater utilities, transportation/traffic, or overall engineering design and contract administration.
Valid Washington State driver’s license.
Registered Professional Engineer of Washington State (PE) or reciprocity in six months.
BENEFITS - The City offers a full benefits package with affordable options for full family coverage for medical, dental, vision and life insurance. The City also offers many other perks including:
12 days of vacation during the 1st year of employment and 12 days of sick leave
10 holidays, plus each employee receives 1 floating holiday each year
Washington State Department of Retirement Systems (DRS), which offers a guaranteed monthly benefit once vesting criteria has been met
In addition to DRS, employees may also contribute to a 457 Deferred Compensation Plan
Other benefits offered: Employee Assistance Program, Tuition Assistance, Flexible Spending Plan, Long-Term Disability, Aflac and flexible Schedule (per department approval)
CONTACT: Please contact HR at (509) 545-3408, with questions regarding employment opportunities with the City of Pasco.
About City of Pasco
The City of Pasco is part of the Tri-Cities region located in southeast Washington. The Tri-Cities has a population of more than 275,000 and is one of the fastest growing metropolitan areas and in the top ranks of high technology communities in the nation.
A thriving community of more than 72,000, Pasco has seen tremendous growth in the last decade, along with an increased sense of community and public safety. With the growth in the Aesthetic and recreational charisma surrounded by natural beauty makes this desert community rich in agriculture and a popular recreation destination. While the metropolitan economy is largely influenced by clean-up of the nearby Hanford Nuclear Reservation, Pasco’s economy is substantially influenced by agriculture (raw production as well as value-added processing) and distribution (railroad, barge, air and highway).
Great weather, combined with the area’s inviting waterways, enables residents and visitors to enjoy a multitude of outdoor activities. Many other activities are within driving distance: three hours to Seattle, Portland or Spokane, two hours to skiing; and nearby hunting, fishing, golfing, hiking, biking and wine tasting.