Design Engineer-Forest Road Structures,Civil Engineer 4

Location
Olympia, Washington State
Salary
$6,063.00 - $8,156.00 Monthly
Posted
Aug 18, 2021
Closes
Sep 16, 2021
Ref
Engineering
Position Type
Engineer
Contract Type
Permanent
Organization Type
Government

 

 

Want to join something GREAT and make a difference? The Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has an exciting opportunity within our Engineering and General Services Division. If you are interested in designing bridges, foundations and retaining walls in the woods then look closer at this job announcement. The DNR Forest Road Program has865 bridges, 1,000 fish passage culverts and 14,000 miles of forest road that needs to be maintained and on occasion replaced. As a Design Engineer, you will design projects and prepare plans and specifications for construction, manage consulting engineers and provide engineering direct supervision of other engineers within DNR to maintain our road system that provides a revenue stream to schools and counties, and provides access for public recreation on DNR managed lands. Plus, you will visit and work in some specular sites and work with some awesome people. Working in the serenity of a forest you will be assigned the most complex and difficult forest road engineering projects. To be successful you will need to come with good skills in the design, construction and maintenance of bridges, culverts and retaining walls. Having good customer relationship and communication skills will be important, because there are 50 engineers in DNR who you will work with on projects as the lead design engineer and engineering mentor.