Engineer II – Website Inspector


With a purpose to rent and preserve a high quality workforce that displays the variety of the group and works nicely inside our True North values-based group, the Allowing Division of the Division of Native Companies (DLS) is accepting purposes for the place of Engineer II – Website Inspector.
The work will contain inspection and documentation to make sure that tasks permitted by the Allowing division adjust to the allow situations and county code. The location inspector’s duties will primarily embody guaranteeing that the permitted work complies with county code regarding stormwater mitigation necessities and county street requirements. Typical permits assigned to the Engineer II shall be grading permits, industrial growth permits, and permits for street enchancment Work is carried out in each an workplace or discipline setting and entails every day contact with workers, public officers, builders, contractors, property house owners, residents, and curiosity teams.
Engineer II – Website Inspector are anticipated to work on as impartial a foundation because the incumbent’s expertise deserves, with a commensurate stage of steering and path from higher-level positions. The incumbent might want to make suggestions and engineering choices to guarantee tasks meet the necessities of adopted allow situations, County laws and finest administration practices. Engineer II – Website Inspector might also apply land growth ideas whereas reviewing submittals to make sure compliance with relevant codes and laws.

In regards to the Division of Native Companies:
King County is the native service supplier for the roughly one quarter-million individuals who dwell within the unincorporated areas of the county; collectively, these communities could be the second largest metropolis within the state. The Division of Native Companies features a Director’s Workplace, and the Street Companies and Allowing Divisions. Collectively, this division supplies a single govt level of accountability for delivering native companies to all unincorporated areas.
To be taught extra concerning the Allowing Division please go to our web site at King County Permits.

Our dedication to Fairness, Racial and Social Justice:
The Division of Native Companies is deeply devoted to fostering equity, racial and social justice in each side of our work.  Our dedication to “True North” values which ensures each particular person has the chance to thrive and attain their full potential and kinds the core of our mission and function.  Our pledge is to domesticate, embrace, and have fun the distinct experiences, viewpoints, and views of our individuals, companions, and the communities we serve. By way of this work, we dismantle systemic boundaries, tackle inequities, and actively confront prejudices and biases. We acknowledge this journey is ongoing, and we stay steadfast in our efforts to create a optimistic influence for our staff and communities alike.


Making use of equity, racial and social justice principles is a every day duty and a foundational expectation for all King County staff. On this function, you’ll apply fairness and social justice ideas that exemplify shared values, behaviors, and practices to all facets of the work. As a Website Inspector, you’ll: 

  • Examine development tasks for conformance with the allow situations and county code with an emphasis on county stormwater and street development necessities.
  • Take part within the evaluation, interpretation, and software of related federal, State, and native, legal guidelines and laws.
  • Learn, find, and plot authorized descriptions of property and easements.
  • Carry out engineering calculations and establish calculation methodology.
  • Examine discipline situations for tasks and decide applicable codes and related challenge necessities.
  • Examine complaints and inquiries.
  • Talk on the job in ways in which mirror nicely upon King County, the County Govt, the division, and the incumbent.
  • Exhibit and help a tradition of superior customer support.
  • Scrupulously honor commitments made to prospects and others.
  • Capability to work successfully within the workplace and discipline with minimal supervision.
  • Different duties as assigned. 


Minimal {Qualifications}: 

  • Bachelor of Science diploma in civil engineering; or any equal mixture of training and expertise.
  • Expertise both designing or reviewing civil engineering plans for code compliance.
  • Utilized information of a floor water design guide and street requirements utilized by a authorities.
  • Capability to rapidly relate codes, public guidelines, and ordinances to noticed constructing web site situations.
  • Talent in studying and deciphering engineering plans and reviews, specs, technical maps, and different engineering paperwork.
  • Demonstrated competence in making use of challenge administration ideas and practices.
  • Demonstrated talent in utilizing widespread desktop workflow instruments, together with however not restricted to the Microsoft Workplace Suite: Excel, PowerPoint, and Phrase. Capability to make use of engineering software program to investigate proposals.
  • Glorious verbal and written communication expertise, together with offering coaching and making shows.
  • Proficiency in analytical considering, drawback fixing, resolving conflicts, and bringing others to consensus.
  • Talent in offering glorious customer support.
  • Talent in dealing with a number of competing priorities and producing high quality detailed working inside tight timeframes.
  • Talent in working successfully and cooperatively with quite a lot of people from numerous backgrounds.

Desired {Qualifications}: 

  • Expertise in native authorities allow processing and laws.
  • Demonstrated talent in use of Pc Aided Design (CAD) programs.
  • Information of digital assessment of development paperwork. 


  • A suggestion of employment shall be contingent on the success of a pre-employment bodily examination.
  • Will need to have a sound Washington State driver’s license and the power to soundly function a motorized vehicle all through the county.
  • Capability to carry out discipline work and negotiate tough terrain in all sorts of climate.


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