The Public Works Department is responding to the growing needs of the City. The fast-paced nature of our municipality drives innovation and efficiency. The successful candidate will possess strong values that align with the City's values, which include being welcoming, having integrity, showing accountability, and demonstrating a commitment to service. Additionally, the ideal candidate should find satisfaction in providing exceptional customer service, and thrive in a collaborative, high-volume work environment.
ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES
An ideal candidate will have well-developed leadership abilities and management skills that are based upon consensus building, visioning and problem solving. We are looking for someone who is an excellent communicator with a strong work ethic and interpersonal skills who can maintain exceptional customer service. In addition, we are seeking a highly motivated, self-starting and confident individual with a passion for public service and community.
Additional Roles and Responsibilities
Providers leadership, guidance and coordination of Engineering Division within Public Works, assuring that objectives and standards meet City goals and directs the coordination with Federal, State and regional organizations.
Evaluates City's needs and capital improvement plans and prioritizes operational and strategic plans and resource requirements. Defines required results, develops solutions, determine scope and priorities of programs and projects.
Directs the Engineering Division's projects, assuring that project deliverables meet cost and quality requirements. Reviews and approves contracts and plan specifications, reviews technical and analytical reports, makes technical estimates regarding Engineering Division projects, contracts and regulatory issues.
Develops and reviews engineering design, criteria and project delivery for Capitol Improvement Projects (CIP), CIP tracking systems including project scopes, budgets, schedules and expenditures with variance explanations.
Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering or related field and seven years of professional civil engineering experience, including project and program management and supervisory experience.
Master's Degree preferred.
Public sector work experience preferred.
Experience in Development and implementation of an Asset Management Program
Valid Washington State driver's license
Registration as Professional Engineer with the State of Washington required (Or registration in another state, with the ability to obtain Washington state registration within 6 months of hire)
Located between Washington's dramatic Cascade mountain range and sparkling Puget Sound, and surrounded by towering evergreen forests, Redmond is known for its natural beauty. Redmond has a residential population of approximately 47,600 in 2005. It encompasses an area of over 16.85 square miles and is located less than 20 miles east of downtown Seattle, at the north end of Lake Sammamish. The city prides itself for its high quality of life with good schools, a healthy economic base, a parks system that provides a variety of active and passive recreational opportunities, diverse offerings for shopping and dining, safe neighborhoods, and an emphasis on quality development and protection of the natural environment.
The City employs approximately 580 regular employees, and offers a great benefits package including: medical, dental and vision insurance, and an employer matched retirement.