Senior Engineer - Stormwater

City of Redmond | Redmond, WA

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Posted Date 6/09/2020

The City of Redmond is a thriving, culturally diverse community and home to over 66,000 residents. Redmond is the hub to an array of commerce and industry ranging from technology, aerospace and gaming to biomedical and innovation start-ups.

Salary: $97,980.00 - $132,276.00 Annually

The Planning 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.

Please review the Senior Engineer classification description for more information about the knowledge, skills, abilities, working conditions, and physical requirements.


Review developer applications and project plans for compliance with critical areas, grading and stormwater regulations including LID design and implementation, applicable standards, policies, codes and regulations compliance. Review, approve, process, and manage projects for permit approval. Schedule and lead the Civil Coordinated Review process from start to finish. Participate in public hearings and meetings. Attend preconstruction conferences and represent the division in internal design and construction meetings. Respond to internal and external customer questions regarding Stormwater, Critical Areas and LID issues.

Knowledge of:

Principles, practices and methods of public works design and construction of Stormwater management systems. Low impact development design and construction techniques. Ecology SWMMWW (2005 and 2012), the NPDES municipal Stormwater permit. Ecology approved runoff treatment technologies. GIS, and Stormwater modeling software. Experience in EnerGov, the permitting software used by Redmond or other permitting software preferred.

Ability to:

Communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing. Work independently and as part of a team. Problem-solve by identifying multiple solutions. Adapt modern engineering principles, methods, techniques and standards to the design, construction and inspection of projects. Interpret and explain technical information to a variety of audiences in a non-technical manner. Manage developer and interagency financial agreements. Organize and prioritize workload and projects. Effectively lead a team or committee. Embody the City Values of Welcoming, Commitment to Service, Integrity and Accountability.


Education and Experience:

 Bachelor of Science degree in civil engineering or related field from an accredited college or university.

 Seven (7) years engineering experience which includes three years of project administration and management responsibilities.

 Or any equivalent combination of education, experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.


Engineer-Senior requires a Professional Engineer's License Valid driver's license required by date of hire with a driving record that meets City standards.

Selection Process

All applicants will be notified of their application status. Top candidates will be contacted to participate in the next phase of selection process, which may include testing and/or an interview. Note, the City may review existing application pools to fill this position or use this pool to fill future vacancies. Please include a cover letter along with your resume and application. Interviews are anticipated to be held on the week of July 6, 2020.


Our employees earn competitive wages and enjoy an exceptional benefits packet. The City pays for all regular, full-time employee healthcare premiums. Learn more about our medical, retirement, and other perks like tuition reimbursement and transportation subsidies including a free bus pass by visiting

The City of Redmond provides competitive wages and an excellent benefits package! For more information about this position and to apply online, please visit the City of Redmond's Job Opportunities page at

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