Irrigation Leader

Quincy-Columbia Basin Irrigation District

District Engineer 

 To ensure Quincy-Columbia Basin Irrigation District (QCBID or District) procedures and policies are followed to safeguard the efficient and uninterrupted delivery of irrigation water to landowners. 

Salary:  Non-bargaining wage schedule Level 9, Wage DOE; benefit package includes medical/dental/vision/prescription drug insurance, basic life, AD&D, and long-term disability insurance, paid holidays, paid annual and sick leave, Washington State Public Employees Retirement System (PERS), and deferred compensation match 

Deadline: Open Until filled

 Position Qualifications: 

  •  Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering or related field required
  • Professional Engineering certification desired
  • Five (5) years civil engineering experience required; open channel flow experience desired 
  • Three (3) years drafting software experience required; three (3) years GIS experience preferred 
  • All positions within the District require a valid Washington State driver license with insurable MVR (Motor Vehicle Record), successful completion of pre-employment drug test and extensive background investigation 
  • Must perform night and weekend duty during the water season (approx. mid-March to mid-October) 
  • Must live within the District boundaries (approx. north to south, Beezley Hills to Hwy 26; east to west, Soap Lake WA to the Columbia River) 

 Desired Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: 

  •  Ability to prepare plot plans from legal descriptions, survey data, and perform calculations to complete reclassification worksheets required 
  • Ability to create, interpret, and communicate engineering plans and specifications including open-channel and pipeline hydraulics required 
  • Ability to generate plans, charts, and graphs using word processing, spreadsheet, and database software required 
  • Must be able to obtain United States Bureau of Reclamation SCADA clearance 
  • Self-motivated; able to start and complete projects and tasks with minimal supervision 
  • Excellent interpersonal and effective communications skills (both oral and written) 
  • Strong computer skills and working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Outlook) 

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