Tribal Engineer II

Suquamish Tribe   Suquamish, WA   Full-time     Engineering
Posted on June 23, 2022
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SUQUAMISH TRIBE

Tribal Engineer II

DEPARTMENT: DCD

CLASSIFICATION: Salary

REPORTS TO: Director

JOB SUMMARY:

The Tribal Engineer II assists in construction related design and engineering work under the direct supervision of the Tribal Engineer.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

Civil Engineering

Provide feasibility and pre-design studies;

Prepare engineering drawings (CAD), calculations, cost estimates and specifications for Tribal construction projects.

Construction Contract Management

Assist with management of projects through construction phase including preparation of change orders, review submittals;

Provide inspection services;

Prepare inspection reports and other construction documentation related to capital improvement projects;

Assure construction occurs in conformance with project plans and specifications.

Technical Assistance

Provide technical assistance to Tribal facilities staff in support of the day to day operation of the Tribal infrastructure.

Grant Management

Assist with grant reporting and compliance for certain projects.

Other work as assigned by Tribal Engineer

SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

Knowledge of standard engineering principles as applied to civil projects;

Knowledge of engineering design, surveying, analysis, construction and construction inspection;

Knowledge of cartography, GIS architectural & mechanical projects, and planning;

Knowledge of Tribal Sovereignty;

Ability to establish and maintain productive working relationships within the Tribal environment;

Possess strong organizational skills and strong problem-solving skills;

Ability to learn rules, regulations, policies, procedures, and terminology used in Tribal government environment.

Ability to maintain professionalism under pressure: manage simultaneous tasks and projects and meet deadlines;

Proficient in a Windows environment, including Word, Excel and Outlook.;

Proficient with AUTO-CAD, and various engineering application programs;

Proficient with storm water modeling and facility design and low impact design methods.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Possess five years or more of experience in the civil engineering field with progressively more responsibility;

Proven civil design and construction experience including water systems, wastewater systems, site development, and transportation and storm water facilities.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering or equivalent experience;

Possess current registration as an Engineer in Training.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

None

INTERPERSONAL CONTACTS:

Work with governmental and private agencies including committee’s or commissions, consultants, engineers, architects, contractors, vendors and the general public. Work supporting other departments within Tribal government. Interact with and support Tribal membership and their projects.

JOB CONDITIONS:

Work in an office setting and in the field at locations such as construction sites.

State and Tribal Background check required

Valid WA State Driver’s License required

Pre-Employment drug testing required

Native American preference

Random Drug Testing

COVID-19 Vaccination Series Required  

For application and to apply, please visit https://suquamish.nsn.us/home/careers/