The WSDOT Aberdeen Project Engineering Office has an incredible entry-level opportunity for highly motivated engineering professional who wants to participate in supporting important infrastructure projects in Washington State. Your work will be within a dynamic Design/Construction engineering office and will be pivotal in meeting the goals of this agency. Work assignments are designed with professional development in mind.
Be a part of a team whose mission is to provide safe, reliable, and cost-effective transportation options to communities and businesses.
At WSDOT, we honor diversity in the workplace and support one another with respect and trust. If you would like to join our team-oriented environment and enjoy a continuously changing environment, and yet with a great deal of career stability and growth, definitely consider a career opportunity with WSDOT.
Depending on your assignment, you may perform the following work:
•Develop and check engineering design calculations and drawings.
•Assist the design team leader with development of transportation projects.
•Assist in inspection of construction activities including materials inspection and testing.
•Assist with design and development of plans, specifications, and estimates.
•Utilize personal computers for CAD and other design software, and office software (Word, Excel, etc.).
•Review contractor submittals for contract compliance.
•Coordinate, review, and assess contract submittals.
•Perform a variety of project development support tasks.
•Document construction inspections to ensure projects are in conformance with contract plans, permits, and regulations.
•Communicate orally and in writing with contractors, designers, other team members, support offices, and the public.
An ideal candidate will have some of the following:
•Bachelor's degree in civil or structural engineering.
•Certification as an Engineer-In-Training (EIT).
•Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal.
•Ability to work outside in all types of weather conditions, traverse uneven terrain, and work in confined spaces.
•Ability to adjust work schedule to coincide with contractor's activities, including working long hours and nights.
•Have a valid driver's license and be able to safely travel from site to site to provide field support.
•The ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds.
Applications for this recruitment will be accepted electronically. Please go to www.careers.wa.gov. Filter by Department. You may need to set up an account profile. To be considered for this position you will need to answer the supplemental questions, as part of the supplemental questions you will need to provide a letter of interest. Your letter of interest should describe how your experience, training and education make you a viable and competitive candidate for this position. Recruitment # 17DOT-OR-32339
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