Development Review Engineer

Covington, Washington State
$100,819 - $120,383 Annually
Jan 11, 2022
Feb 10, 2022
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Full Salary Range:          $100,819 - $120,383 annually

Starting Salary Range:  $100,819 - $110,168 annually, DOQ                        

The City of Covington is seeking an experienced and highly motivated professional engineer eager to contribute toward quality growth of a young, dynamic city.  As Covington’s Development Review Engineer, the successful candidate will be responsible for planning, organizing, and supervising professional and technical engineering operations for development review engineering projects; evaluating complex engineering designs, plans, and specifications; coordinating developer projects and Capital Improvement Projects; and performing site construction inspection.  The successful candidate will also possess excellent communication skills reflecting the confidence of combined knowledge and solid experience.  They will bring a positive energy to their work environment while striving to reinforce the organizational values of Team, Positivity, Integrity and Innovation. 

For development information taking place within the city, please go to, scroll to Popular Links on the left side of the screen, then click on the Interactive Development Map in the blue menu.

Education and Experience

Minimum criteria include a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering from an accredited college or university, a Certificate of Registration as a Professional Civil Engineer in the State of Washington; and five (5) or more years of experience in civil engineering, including three (3) years of project administration and management responsibilities. 

Preferred criteria, in addition to minimum criteria, a Project Management Professional certification or equivalent experience.

A different, yet equivalent, combination of education and experience than the aforementioned that effectively demonstrates the ability to successfully carry out the requirements of the position may be considered.

Special requirements

A valid Washington State Driver’s License with a driving record free of serious or frequent violations; acceptable results from a nationwide criminal background check; and proper documentation to fulfill the requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act within three (3) days of employment.

The City offers an excellent health insurance program that includes dental and vision plans; a 401(a) pension (PERS Replacement and Social Security Replacement) plan that vests on a graduated schedule reaching 100% after completion of the third year of employment; a Health Reimbursement Account (HRA) VEBA Plan; plus voluntary 457 and Flexible Spending plans, paid holidays, paid sick leave and paid vacation leave.  Additionally, the City offers a variety of flexible work schedules, including 4/10’s and a mix of on-site and remote working, based on the needs of the position and supervisory approval.

A complete job description and employment application are available through the links posted below. POSITION IS OPEN UNTIL FILLED and applications will be reviewed as they are received. Apply to:; or Human Resources Technician; City of Covington; 16720 SE 271st Street, Suite 100; Covington, WA 98042.

For additional information, contact the Human Resources Manager at (253) 480-2410.  EEOE