Job ID: IRC15046
Company Name: Clark County
Location: Vancouver, WA
Open until filled
CAPITAL PROGRAMS ENGINEER II/III
CLARK COUNTY’S Public Works, located in Vancouver, WA, is seeking a Capital Programs Engineer II/III that performs professional and complex planning, monitoring, prioritizing, forecasting and coordinating of capital programs and projects in the Department of Public Works.
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This position performs professional and complex planning, monitoring, prioritizing, forecasting and coordinating of capital programs and projects in the Department of Public Works including: transportation improvements, pedestrian/ bicycle pathways, safety projects, bridges and traffic signals, parks/trails, and clean water projects. This position will lead scoping efforts, perform cost estimating, and develop funding strategies for capital projects. The desired applicant needs to understand the intricacies of constructing capital projects.
Capital Programs Engineer incumbents perform the full range of skilled and semi-professional duties under general supervision, and are the journey or fully experienced level within the job family. Capital Programs Engineer incumbents are responsible for complex or advanced program/project assignments requiring substantial use of independent judgment and minimal supervision. Incumbents may act in a lead capacity within areas of expertise and direct the work of others that assist with assigned projects.
Key responsibilities will include understanding methods and procedures of infrastructure financing including reconciliation and grant tracking and accounting; coordinating funding availability and assures compliance with legalities and regulations required of the funding agreements; understanding methods and procedures of finance including reconciliation and grant accounting; and communicating and coordinating the legalities and regulations of funding contracts with project teams.
The incumbent will be expected to understand auditing management to be able to research, analyze, and investigate audit issues while understanding the funding regulations to comply with requirements. As a result, produces reports and makes recommendations to resolving potential audit issues. In addition, the incumbent will coordinate the development of the 6-year Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) which includes: following current board policies, Washington Administrative Codes (WAC), Revised Codes of Washington (RCW); collecting economic, geometric, zoning, land use, and traffic and accident data; prioritizing projects and adjusting schedules as necessary based on available funding; estimating and forecasting funding sources; tracking project costs and allocating the funding plans for budget and audit compliance; developing criteria and prioritizing potential projects for the various programs as well as soliciting and coordinating public involvement.
Engineer positions are represented and require membership in Local 17, Professional and Technical Employees.
Eng II: $29.09 - $37.13 per hour
Eng III: $33.64 - $43.01 per hour
Clark County is located in the southwestern part of the State of Washington, across the Columbia River from Portland, Oregon. With almost 600 programs serving nearly 436,000 residents, the county provides a wide variety of employment opportunities for about 1600 people. Clark County’s structure is complex, with 18 elected officials, 13 regional councils and districts, and numerous appointed boards. Although the county seat is in downtown Vancouver, county employees provide services to all of its residents, from urban cities and towns, to the hundreds of miles of beautiful countryside. Clark County offers excellent livability and a relatively low cost of living. There is no state income tax.
Equal Opportunity Employer
Clark County is committed to increasing the ethnic, cultural and social diversity of its workforce and ensuring that diversity is a key priority of our organization. We are committed to providing equal opportunity and access regardless of race, color, religion, creed, sex, national origin, age, marital status, the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability or the use of a trained guide dog or service animal by a disabled person, sexual orientation/gender identity, veteran status or any other status protected by law. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Clark County’s Equal Employment Opportunity Plan is available at http://www.clark.wa.gov/human-resources/documents
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