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Transportation Permit Review Engineer
Location: US-WA-Tacoma
Job Details:
The City of Tacoma, Planning and Permitting Section in the Transportation Division in the Public Works Department is excited to recruit for a Transportation Engineer (Associate Civil Engineer, Senior) to conduct private and public development permit review. We are seeking an outgoing, skilled, highly motivated person who is interested in diverse and interesting engineering projects to join our dynamic team. Under the direction of the City Traffic Engineer, the incumbent will perform professional and technical engineering and planning duties in support of permitting for private and public development. The ideal candidate will have an understanding of civil engineering principles, strong technical expertise, excellent communication skills, and be detailed oriented.

Our Guiding Objectives are:
Safe: We prioritize the safety of all users, and strive to build a transportation system that provides safe and reliable access for all users and neighborhoods
Equitable: We center anti-racism in our work and work to decrease disparities in our transportation system.
Sustainable: We recognize that transportation is a leading contributor to local greenhouse gas emissions and work to improve the efficiency of our existing investments and to prioritize active transportation and transit in new investments.
The Transportation Division provides a unique opportunity for engineers to work with a wide variety of City Departments, local, county, and statewide partners, and community stakeholders to create and sustain a transportation system that is safe and accessible for all ages and abilities.This position's responsibilities will include performing technical engineering and planning duties in support of the Transportation Division¡¦s review of land use permits and site improvements for developments and projects within the City's Right-of-Way and/or private property. Land Use permits and site improvements include, but are not limited to, reviewing traffic impact analyses, site access, sidewalk, curb and gutter, roadway construction, and traffic mitigation, with emphasis on compliance with the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices, Tacoma Transportation Master Plan, Municipal Code, Right-of-Way Design Manual, and other federal and state design manuals. In addition, the position will have responsibilities in staffing the online and in-person permit counter, answering questions from the general public, reviewing site plans, conducting land use review, and ensuring compliance with rules, regulations, and best practices. The types of projects can cover the full spectrum of commercial, industrial, and single- and multi-family residential projects.

An engineering background related to civil and traffic engineering design and experience in pertinent federal, State, and local laws related to transportation issues is key to the success of this position. Interested individuals should apply online and attach a detailed resume and cover letter that includes job experience, major responsibilities and accomplishments related to this position.

Per City of Tacoma Personnel Management Policy #170, the City of Tacoma is a drug-free work environment. Appointment is subject to successful completion of a pre-employment background and references check.

Not sure you meet all qualifications? Apply and let us decide! Many people tend to not apply to jobs when they think they may not meet every qualification, when, in fact, they often do! We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and strongly encourage everyone to apply.


City of Tacoma

Human, Resources
Human Resources Department
747 Market ST
Tacoma, WA, 98402
P: 2535915400
F: 2535915793

1  Full-Time Position Open
Salary Range:
$$90,376 - $127,233.60/Yearly



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