Civil Engineer (I to Senior II) Job at Chelan County PUD, Washington DC

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  • Chelan County PUD
  • Washington DC

Job Description

LIVE, WORK AND PLAY! Chelan County PUD is located in the geographical center of Washington State at the confluence of the Columbia and Wenatchee rivers. A public power leader, the complex and progressive nature of PUD operations offer a unique mix of challenges and opportunities. We rely on the mighty Columbia River for much of our hydropower generation and we're proud to take a leadership role in environmental stewardship as related to this great river system. Each year we dedicate millions of dollars and thousands of work hours to protect and enhance fish, wildlife and plant ecosystems. As part of hydropower operations, we've also built 14 parks that serve more than 3 million visitors each year. Rated by Forbes in 2017 and 2019 as one of the top 25 places to retire, Wenatchee is a recreational paradise with an abundance of adventure. The natural scenic beauty of the Wenatchee Valley provides a vivid backdrop to its thriving economy, where the quality of life is high and the climate is moderate with four distinct seasons, including more than 200 days of sunshine! We are a small town to some and big city to others. We invest in our children and believe that education is the key to our future success. We live a life of abundant choices and enjoy water sports on the Wenatchee and Columbia rivers, hiking, biking, rock climbing and unlimited golfing. Downhill and cross-country skiing are just minutes away. The area is also known for producing quality wines. Consider Chelan PUD as a career choice today! The community is waiting for you. Chelan PUD is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity at all levels of its workforce. M/F/Vet/Disabled APPLICATION MATERIALS Applicants are required to submit a combined cover letter and resume in one document. Your cover letter must summarize your interest, education and experience relative to this position. Incomplete materials will not be considered. To expedite the application process, combine your cover letter and resume into one PDF or WORD document before applying and upload electronically when requested in the online application process. This position is OPEN UNTIL FILLED and applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. Job Opening: 12223. SALARY RANGE The starting salary range for these positions are: Civil Engineer I; $67,120 - $83,900 (based on qualifications). With tenure and strong performance in this role an employee may earn up to a maximum of $100,680, annualized. Civil Engineer II; $75,920 - $94,900 (based on qualifications). With tenure and strong performance in this role an employee may earn up to a maximum of $113,880, annualized. Civil Engineer III: $87,440 - $109,300 (based on qualifications). With tenure and strong performance in this role an employee may earn up to a maximum of $131,160, annualized. Civil Engineer Senior I; $93,920 - $117,400 (based on qualifications). With tenure and strong performance in this role an employee may earn up to a maximum of $140,880, annualized. Civil Engineer Senior II: $100,400 - $125,500 (based on qualifications). With tenure and strong performance in this role an employee may earn up to a maximum of $150,600, annualized. Introductory Period: New employees holding regular positions must complete an introductory period of twelve months. BENEFITS EPOA In addition to competitive wages Chelan PUD employees also enjoy outstanding benefits which include zero cost employer funded medical, dental, and vision healthcare benefits, access to the employee assistance program, a VEBA health reimbursement account, and long-term care. Washington state retirement PERS participation and optional 457 plan participation with an employer matching 401(a) plan. Leave, life & disability benefits including paid leave starting at 21 days per calendar year up to 35 with tenure, 11 paid holidays per calendar year, paid jury duty, short-term disability & long-term disability, and basic life, AD&D, and optional voluntary life. The work life benefits include optional flexible spending accounts for healthcare and dependent care, educational assistance, various rewards and recognition programs and position specific stipends. JOB POSTING This position will be filled at either the Civil Engineer I, II, III, Senior I or Senior II level, contingent upon the skills and experience of the selected candidate. Complete job descriptions for each level will be provided prior to an in-person interview. JOB PURPOSE: The Civil Engineer (I - Senior II) working in Engineering & Project Management performs basic to advanced (at higher levels) calculations, analysis, design, and construction support in the competency areas of geotechnical, hydraulic, structural, water resource and dam safety and assists with project management activities related to operation, maintenance and rehabilitation of hydroelectric generation facilities, switchyards, substations, parks, hatcheries, water and waste water systems and treatment plants. Depending on level, the position requires entry-level to independent judgement/knowledge of the principles, practices, and procedures, including materials, equipment, and techniques, used in professional level work in the field of civil engineering and project management. At level I, the position works under close or continuing supervision and requires limited exercise of judgment when developing designs and design criteria, determining methodology and developing alternatives. At level II, the position will prepare scopes of work and cost estimates. Work is performed with technical guidance with review from supervisor or higher level engineers. At level III, the position will act as the design engineer and/or project manager for moderately complex projects. Additional responsibilities will include directing consultants, crew superintendents, foreman and contractors to troubleshoot and resolve problems. Responsibilities: visit the full posting on our Careers page for details. QUALIFICATIONS: The qualifications listed below are representative of those required, but reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job. Post-Secondary Education: Bachelor's degree (B. S., B. A.) in Civil Engineering or equivalent combination of education and experience. EIT (Engineer in Training) certificate achieved by passing the FE (Fundamentals of Engineering) exam, preferred. Experience: Level I: Entry Level. No experience required. Candidates with experience in hydropower infrastrucure and/or with an electric utility are preferred. Level II: Requires a minimum of two (2) years' experience performing civil engineering related to hydropower generation, power distribution, and water resources fields of increasing complexity. Experience must include examples of successful application of basic civil engineering in the form of reports, calculations, specification, and drawings, participation in data collection and field research or inspections. Level III: Requires a minimum of four (4) years' experience performing civil engineering related to power generation, dam safety, power distribution, and water resources of increasing complexity. Experience must include examples of successful application of fundamental civil engineering in the form of reports, specifications, and drawings; knowledge of construction means and methods including cost and schedule estimates; development of design alternatives. Senior I: Requires 6+ years experience performing civil engineering related to hydroelectric generation facilities, switchyards, substations, parks, hatcheries, water and waste water treatment plants of increasing complexity. Experience must include examples of successful application of engineering in the form of reports, specifications, and drawings; knowledge of construction means and methods including cost and schedule estimates; knowledge of construction turnover/testing and commissioning; and proper identification of appropriate codes and standards for a wide variety of situations. Senior II: Requires 8+ years performing civil engineering related to hydroelectric generation facilities, switchyards, substations, parks, hatcheries, water and waste water treatment plants of increasing complexity. Experience must include examples of successful application of complex engineering in the form of reports, calculations, specifications, and drawings; knowledge of construction means and methods including cost and schedule estimates; knowledge of construction turnover/testing and commissioning and proper identification of appropriate codes and standards for a wide variety of situations. Skills & Abilities: visit the full posting on our website. Physical Demands & Working Conditions: visit the full posting on our website. LICENSE REQUIREMENTS A valid driver's license is required for this position (verified upon hire). A valid Washington State driver's license is required within 30 days of employment. DISCLAIMER The statements contained herein reflect general details as necessary to describe the principal functions for this job, the level of knowledge and skill typically required, and the scope of responsibility. This should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. Individuals may perform other duties as assigned, including work in other functional areas to cover absences or relief, to equalize peak work periods or otherwise to balance the workload. EEO Chelan PUD is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer (EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled). We value diversity at all levels of the organization. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to any protected classifications as defined by law. EEO Law Posters can be found on the main Careers page in English and Spanish. Chelan PUD will not be offering any work visa sponsorship for this role. Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-I.35(c)

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