CLOSED Job Opening – Engineering Technician


Under the general supervision and direction of assigned projects and reviews work for conformance and departmental expectations. Performs general engineering work involved in the design, review and inspections of capital and development engineering and construction projects including roads, parks, stormwater, water and wastewater systems. Provides technical assistance to the various divisions within the Public Works Department. Coordinating and completing the City’s development engineering review process, permitting municipal code review, capital facilities planning, community planning, and other infrastructure and community related work. Assignments require working knowledge of construction methods and materials, and inspection techniques associated with the work. The individual is required to visit project sites, interact with owners, developers and contractors, explain technical requirements or discrepancies, and prepare field reports documenting inspections activities. Read, interpret and explain engineering design/ construction plans and specifications; compute survey control, alignments and gravity hydraulic design; communicate effectively both orally and in writing; prioritizes work, meets deadlines and works well under pressure.

Monthly salary $4,750.00 DOE. For more information go to Job Description or call Joe Henne 509-698-7365. Employment applications for current opening can be submitted in person and by mail to: Selah City Hall, 115 West Naches Ave, Selah WA 98942; or emailed to: monica.lake@selahwa.gov by February 24, 2021 at 5:00pm

Dated this 7th day of February, 2021

Joseph K. Henne, Public Works Director