• Kitsap County
  • Port Orchard, Washington
  • Sep 21, 2021
Full Time Administrative Analysis and Research Construction and Skilled Trades Engineering
  • Salary: $53,331.20 - $75,337.60 Annually USD

Job Description


Kitsap County Public Works Department is dedicated to making our communities better and safer places to live, work, and play.

The Public Works Engineering Construction Management group is looking for a construction management analyst/inspector that specializes in conducting inspections of roadway infrastructure to join their team!

Position Overview
Performs and applies highly technical office and field civil engineering and construction management assignments in roadway infrastructure construction and inspection. The incumbent is responsible for conducting office and on-site inspections of infrastructure construction for assisting in the administration of contracts, for monitoring the quality of the work being performed by the contractor, and for ensuring quality control of the materials utilized in the project.
Is expected to work independently, and together with project team members and stakeholders. Work will occur in both office and field environments. Work is reviewed periodically for timely completion of required tasks through reports, conferences and meetings.


Required Education and Experience
  • Associates Degree in related engineering field; and
  • Two years related inspection/engineering work experience for roadway infrastructure, road construction projects, inspection and contract documentation; and
  • Experience utilizing various computer applications, databases, word processing, spreadsheets and web based systems for entering, retrieving, managing and researching data and records; or
  • Any equivalent combination of experience and education that provides the applicant with the desired knowledge, skills and ability required to perform the work.
Preferred Education, Experience or Other Qualifications
  • Construction management or related coursework from a college, university or business school recognized by the US Department of Education.
  • Bridge Condition Inspection experience.
  • Previous contract compliance monitoring of Public Works projects.
  • Certified Erosion and Sediment Control Lead
  • Traffic Control Certification.
Driving Requirements
The successful incumbent must meet the driving requirements of this position and submit a copy a current driving record/abstract (from state of residency) to review for eligibility to drive for Kitsap County prior to employment. The successful incumbent must obtain a valid Washington State Driver's License prior to hire and maintain a satisfactory driving record as outlined in the Kitsap County Vehicle Use Policy. This position is categorized as a Category 1 Driver that operates County-owned vehicle.

Criminal Conviction Standards:
The successful incumbent will or may have unsupervised access to children under 18 years of age, a vulnerable adult, or a vulnerable person, or access to a secured/confidential facility or computer system(s). As a result, Kitsap County will be conducting an extensive criminal background check by law enforcement agencies, which may include fingerprinting.
  • Please review the following list of disqualifying crimes and negative actions to determine if you meet our standard for this position:

Required Licenses, Certificates, Examinations/Tests and Other Requirements
Please note: The incumbent is responsible for obtaining and maintaining all of the following required licenses, certifications and other requirements.

Prior to employment, the successful candidate must :
  • Submit official transcripts from an accredited college or university or business school, if education is being used to meet the minimum qualifications.
  • Submit copy of official certification, if certifications are being used to meet the minimum qualifications.
  • Pass all job-related examinations/tests necessary to demonstrate required knowledge, skills and abilities, as determined by the hiring authority at time of job posting.
Within twelve months of employment, the successful candidate must receive :
  • Certified Erosion and Sediment Control Lead
  • Traffic Control Certification
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Basic civil engineering and construction management principles and practices as they relate to the construction and inspection of roadway infrastructure.
  • Basic engineering mathematics and construction surveying.
  • Standard roadway infrastructure construction methods and requirements.
  • Washington State Department of Transportation guidelines and publications, such as the Construction Manual, Standard Specifications for Road, Bridge, and Municipal Construction, Laboratory Manual and American Standards of Materials Testing.
  • Kitsap County Road Standards and Kitsap County Code as they relate to Right-of-Way permits.
  • Standard office software, such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, SharePoint, Project, etc.
  • Read and interpret complex construction plans and specifications.
  • Effectively plan and organize work and complete tasks within prescribed timeframes.
  • Appear for scheduled work with regular, reliable and punctual attendance.
  • Establish and maintain cooperative, effective, and productive working relationships using tact, patience and courtesy with other employees, contractors and the general public.
  • Effectively plan and organize work and complete tasks within prescribed timeframes.
  • Maintain and monitor complex records and documents.
  • Understand and carry out oral and written instructions.
  • Communicate effectively orally and in writing.
  • Read and interpret complex construction plans and specifications.
  • Perform basic engineering and surveying measurements and calculations.
  • Make responsible decisions on construction projects within the scope of prescribed duties.
  • Monitor several projects at the same time.
  • Prepare draft technical material effectively and accurately for construction projects.
  • Work independently and establish priorities.
  • Perform the physical requirements of the position.
Working Conditions/Physical Activities
( The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Kitsap County provides reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions .)

Positions in this class typically require :
  • Work in office and field.
  • Walking through, bend, stoop, and twist while traversing undeveloped terrain may be required to conduct field inspections.
  • Reaching above and/or below shoulder, handling/grasping documents or equipment.
  • Standing or sit for long periods of time.
  • Clear speaking and adequate hearing sufficient to communicate effectively and respond appropriately in-person and/or on the telephone.
  • Vision sufficient to read source materials, plans, inspect community sites and see computer screen data.
  • Exertion of force of 50 pounds occasionally to lift/carry/move objects, files/documents, and other materials.
  • Work performed primarily in the field environment conducting field or community inspection work; with some office environment work.
  • Environmental and physical hazards associated with construction sites


Essential Job Functions:
  • Conducts on-site inspections of infrastructure construction projects to monitor the performance of the prime contractor and sub-contractors to conform to the approved plans and specifications.
  • Maintains professional relationships with all project participants, including other departments and divisions, contractors, other agencies, and the general public.
  • Participates as a design team member in reviewing construction design plans and specifications.
  • Assists in the preparation of technical provisions for contract plans.
  • Assists in coordinating quality control and constructability reviews of County projects and compiles project comments.
  • Attends and participates in pre-construction and weekly on-site project conferences.
  • Supports various pre-construction and/or design activities such as coordination of utility meetings, coordination of utility potholing.
  • Assists in coordinating quality control and constructability reviews of County projects and compiles project comments.
Other Job Duties :
  • Perform other related duties as requested.


Positions in the classification are :
  • Who May Apply: This position is open to the general public. Applications will be screened for qualifications and completion of all the required materials and forms. The most competitive applicants may be contacted for further steps in the selection process, which may include testing for office and computer skills.
  • This position is classified as non-exempt and eligible to earn overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
  • Non-represented and covered under the Kitsap County Personnel Manual.
  • Kitsap County is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please contact our Human Resources Office.
  • Flexible work hours are available, as approved by management.
This position is open until filled. The first review is scheduled for October 11, 2021; and then it will be reviewed weekly as needed.

Closing Date/Time:

Job Address

Port Orchard, Washington United States View Map