Tacoma Water Distribution Engineering is seeking an engineer to join our team of engineers and professional technical staff. This position will operate and maintain the distribution systems hydraulic model including zone analysis, project main sizing, fire flow scenarios, water age analysis, distribution system optimization, outage scenarios and response; and will be a user of the Distribution Engineering economic models providing analytical and internal auditing through data querying for the development of Business Case Evaluations (BCE).
Job Opening: 3/28/2019
Job Closing: 5/6/2019
Development of Business Case Evaluations (BCE)
Complex engineering and design theories and principles, including water and hydraulics
Complex science theories and principles, including water chemistry and biological and physical sciences
All other applicable laws, regulations, codes, policies, procedures, and engineering standard practices and principals
Principles and practices of project management and leadership
Principles of cost estimation, schedule control and contract administration
Computer applications related to the work, including advanced Excel concepts, basic concepts for other Microsoft products (Word, Access, Visio, Project, PowerPoint), basic GIS/AutoCAD concepts, and other applications
Writing technical reports and memorandums
Reviewing and preparing plans, specifications, estimates, and engineering calculations
Understanding and interpreting regulatory requirements and preparing documentation and submittals to provide to regulating agencies
Developing and administering contracts for supplies, professional services, and construction work
Conducting research and using industry resources to better understand complex issues and to identify alternatives for resolution of problems
Understanding and applying engineering principles to resolve complex problems
Managing multiple tasks, often with competing deadlines
Preparing and reviewing budgets and cost estimates
Communicating effectively with project parties, co-workers, the general public and regulatory officials
Effectively representing Distribution Engineering with project parties, and all other internal and outside contacts.
Four-year degree from an accredited college or university in civil, or mechanical engineering or related engineering field.
Professional Engineering (PE) license from the State of Washington in the field of Civil Engineering or the ability to attain a Washington PE after hire.
Two years of experience as an engineer including hydraulic modeling and development of business case evaluations.