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Senior Transportation Materials Engineering Technician (Limited Term) - City of Bellevue ( Job # 13-0094)

This job is closed.

Minimum Salary: $5,116.22 per month
Maximum Salary: $7,059.73 per month
Employment Type: Full Time
Department: Transportation
Closes: September 10, 2014 at 3:05 PM
(Open to current employees and the general public.)


This position performs and or leads a variety of routine and complex technical engineering - related activities for Transportation projects and programs. Establishes, manages, and maintains a Quality Assurance and Acceptance Inspection and Documentation Program that meets Federal, State and Local Codes and Standards. Standard work hours will be from 7:00am to 3:30pm, Monday thru Friday (work hours may change to accommodate work activity).

  • Establishes and manages a Quality Assurance and Acceptance Inspection Program that complies with Federal and State materials guidelines for all Transportation construction projects.
  • Attend preconstruction meetings to explain materials submittal and documentation requirements.
  • Attend weekly project meetings for assigned projects and report on status of materials submittals and contractor Requests for Information (RFI’s).
  • Provide assistance and field support to construction inspection staff for testing and acceptance of contractor’s materials during construction.
  • Work closely with other departments, engineers, and contractors to ensure system integrity.
  • Maintain project Quality Assurance and Acceptance documentation on Microsoft SharePoint system.



  • Graduation from an accredited two-year college or university with a degree in engineering sciences or related field.



  • Five or more years road transportation, construction, or equivalent construction experience, and two years college level course work or an equivalent combination of experience and school.
  • Knowledge of construction methods, materials, and contractor practices in the following areas: structural walls, reinforced concrete, asphalt, storm, sewer, water, earthwork, concrete flatwork, landscaping, irrigation, erosion control, construction scheduling and work sequencing, signalization, illumination, channelization.
  • Current, valid Washington State Driver’s License, and good driving record, and the ability to maintain a good driving record in accordance with City standards.
  • Knowledge of field data collection techniques, basic principles and practices of transportation project design, software programs, and WSDOT LAG Manual Project Documentation procedures.
  • Knowledge of erosion control and environmental procedures and practices, and the ability to obtain a certification with the designation of Certified Erosion and Sedimentation Control Lead (CESCL).
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to make and defend unpopular decisions and to know when to request assistance.
  • Analytical and detail oriented skills.
  • Problem-solving and conflict resolution skills.
  • Ability to work in adverse weather conditions and confined areas.
  • Ability to work overtime with minimal advance notice.
  • Knowledge and ability to resolve construction conflicts in the field.
  • Ability to work with other City staff, general contractors, engineers, and the general public.
  • Experience and knowledge of City of Bellevue Construction Documentation is preferred.


Physical Demands

  • The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Work involves walking, talking, hearing, using hands to handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or controls, and reaching with hands and arms.  Vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
  • The employee may be required to push, pull, lift, and/or carry up to 40 pounds.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderately quiet.
  • Work may routinely require the employee to climb, balance, bend, stoop, kneel, crouch, and/or crawl.



This is a 3-Year limited term position.


How To Apply

Click "Apply Now" to complete the application for this position.  For further information about this position, please contact Dave Cieri via email at or at 425.452.2753.  If you need technical assistance with the online application, please contact our IT helpdesk at 425.452.4340.


Payroll Title: Senior Engineering Technician     Position ID#: 1713


Bellevue City Hall
450 110th Ave NE
Bellevue, WA 98004