CITY OF ISSAQUAH
Positions in this classification take responsibility for planning and implementing a
variety of projects and programs involving such areas as major development and major
capital projects related to transportation and utilities. These positions provide broad-
based advice on operational issues; research, prepare and present justifications on major
expenditures; and monitor the operating budget and specialized funds. Incumbents
possess significant decision-making authority in the areas of personnel, budgetary,
contract and general office administration. Positions in this classification are considered
technical experts regarding the operation and maintenance of infrastructure systems.
Incumbents interact with other jurisdictions and agencies, functioning as representatives
of the City. Positions in this classification assist with the development of regional
strategies and programs related to the area of assignment.
Public Works Engineering Director
Supervises: Engineers and technical engineering staff.
Exercise considerable independent judgment in planning and coordinating engineering
programs and projects. Independently manages operations within broad department and
City goals and objectives.
The work is performed primarily in an office setting, requiring extended periods of sitting. The
work may require making trips to construction sites and must be able to travel over uneven
terrain to inspect construction work.
• Manages a variety of programs and projects related to major development and
major capital improvements in transportation and utilities.
• Plans, organizes, coordinates, assigns and evaluates the work of assigned staff.
Hires, disciplines, and makes decisions regarding termination of staff. Provides
training and input to staff concerning issues relating to career development.
• Develops a master yearly sche