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Associate Project Engineer - Temporary - City of Kirkland ( Job # 19-0020)

This job is closed.

Minimum Salary: $6,364.00 per month
Maximum Salary: $7,487.00 per month
Employment Type: Full Time
Department: Public Works
Closes: February 28, 2019 at 5:00 PM
(Open to current employees and the general public.)


Join the Capital Projects Division as Associate Project Engineer with the City of Kirkland!

This entry level engineer/project construction position provides support to the Capital Improvements Project Team.  Assists experienced engineers/coordinators in developing project criteria, studies, plans, specifications, providing calculations, tracking budgets, reviewing construction documentation, and communication related to City Capital Projects.

The Associate Project Engineer reports to the Capital Projects Supervisor and is accountable for the follow tasks:

  1. Assists in various phases of City Capital Improvement Project work including contract administration, project management documentation, public outreach and accounting.
  2. Supports dissemination of project information to other City Groups and Divisions.
  3. Aids in the recording of construction records documentation.


Minimum Qualifications
  • A Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Construction Management or related field; or a combination of education and/or training and/or experience which provides an equivalent background that may be substituted as equivalent.
  • Proficient in use of all office equipment including personal computers and related software applications.
  • Valid Washington State driver’s license.
Hours of Work

8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Monday - Friday

Selection Process

Position requires a cover letter (letter of interest) and resume with application for consideration. Please note how you meet qualifications within that letter.

Candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. While final selection will not occur until after closing, screening may commence prior to the closing date.

This opportunity includes a full benefit package: 100% paid medical/dental/vision for employee and dependents, free health clinic, generous employer deposits to HRA/VEBA account, deferred compensation plan, 2x annual salary life insurance, vacation and sick leave accruals, paid holidays, free on-site parking, on-site work-out facility, wellness club, transportation incentive, and much more.

Working Conditions & Physical Activities

Primarily office work, but duties will require some field work both in street rights-of-way and on construction sites under varying weather conditions.

Union Affiliation

This position is represented by the American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees Union (AFSCME), membership options are available to you upon employment with the City.

Position Status

This is a temporary position with an anticipated end date of 12/31/2020, however it is a likely possibility that the position will become regular, ongoing.


City Hall
123 5th Ave
Kirkland, WA 98033