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Design Engineer

The City of Yakima needs an experienced Civil Engineer to design, review and/or develop public improvement projects for construction, in relation to both public capital facilities projects, and private construction projects (residential, industrial and commercial). Reviews and prepares plans, specifications, estimates and related project documents for public works projects. Represents the city's interest in dealings with consultants, contractors, other agencies, and the public. Prepares reports, project budgets, cost analyses, and state or federal grant/loan applications. Performs related work as required.
Any combination of education and experience equivalent to a Bachelors Degree in Engineering or a related field, plus five years of progressively responsible civil engineering. Certification as an Engineer-in-Training (EIT) or registration as a Professional Civil Engineer in the State of Washington is preferred. Possess and maintain a valid Washington State Driver's License.
The City of Yakima is a premier employer in the Yakima Valley with extensive opportunities for training and growth. The City offers a competitive benefit package including:
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and vision coverage
  • FREE healthcare clinic! 
  • WA State PERS pension plan and employer contribution to a 457 deferred compensation plan
  • Generous accruals for vacation and sick leave
  • Much more!
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Closes 8/31/2020