Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Job Opening: Contracts Engineer

Washington State Department of Natural Resources
  • Position:  Contracts Engineer (Natural Resources Engineer 3)
  • Location:  Olympia, Washington
  • Closing Date:  Open until filled - First review date is May 5, 2014
  • Salary:  $4,322 to $5,668 per month
  • Job Summary:   As a principal assistant to the Design and Construction Engineer, this position serves as the designated expert with delegated responsibility for public works contracting.  This position manages the bidding, award, and closeout process of all DNR's public works and A/E contracts (averaging approximately $10 - $12 million per year) for Public Use, Natural Areas, Aquatics, Forest Roads, and Facility construction/maintenance programs.  
  • Required Qualifications: 
  • Demonstrated ability to draft and interpret construction specifications and plans.
  • Demonstrated ability to apply general engineering principles to project design and construction activities.
  • Demonstrated ability to perform engineering surveying (site mapping) for use in design and construction.
  • One year as a Natural Resource Engineer 2,
  • -OR-
  • Bachelor's degree in Forest Engineering or Civil Engineering and, subsequent to graduation, two years of engineering experience including civil engineering design and/or public works construction contract administration.
  • Master's Degree in Forest Engineering or Civil Engineering will substitute for 1 year of engineering experience.
  • Registration as an Engineer-In-Training will substitute for education.
  • Registration as a Professional Engineer in Civil Engineering or Logging Engineering in the State of Washington or another state based on registration requirements equivalent to those in Washington will substitute for either the education or experience requirements.
  • For More Information and to Apply:  Click here.
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