Construction & Maintenance Project Supervisor – Permanent – *00306-23

Department of Fish and Wildlie
Thurston County – Lacey, WA
Job Category
Full time Positions
$5,535.00 - $6,260.00 Monthly
Last Date to Apply
FULL-TIME/PERMANENT CONSTRUCTION AND MAINTENANCE PROJECT SUPERVISOR Capital and Asset Management Program (CAMP) Lacey, Washington – Thurston County  Manage the fabrication activities for the WDFW Construction Shop in Lacey by successfully scheduling, planning, and executing the construction and repair of agency assets across the state.   Provide leadership to a team of skilled professionals in the welding and fabricating of a variety of metal and other components that support safety and fish production and survival, including fish barrier screens, tote tilts, screw and scoop traps, intake and deflector gates, raceway safety ladders, and disinfectant delivery systems for hatchery egg incubation.   With that in mind,  Picture yourself, overseeing construction projects and activities for the agency.  In this dynamic role, you will prepare reports and cost estimates, schedule maintenance, assists in developing projects including determining materials and equipment to project locations and purchases materials. With your experience, you will manage personnel issues to ensure the efficient and effective functioning of your work unit. Duties Our Construction and Maintenance Project Supervisor, Leads a team of journey level workers in the welding and fabrication of metal components through scheduling, directing, coordinating, and supervising in the various phases of new construction and facility maintenance.    Independently prepares drawings and sketches to illustrate fabrication projects for staff to follow, as well as conveys verbal instructions. Prepares as-built drawings for components designed internally. Participates in conceptual and 30-60-90 drawing reviews, providing expertise to mitigate issues of functionality or feasibility.   Identifies issues or conflicts that would require adjustments or exemptions to ordinary construction practices. Analyzes project specifications for sequence of work, material and personnel requirements, and scheduling of material and equipment deliveries. Identifies material or services that require purchasing contracts and develops specifications for the bidding process.  Prepares detailed cost estimates. Actively inspects construction and maintenance activities to ensure they are performed in accordance with the prescribed scope, and projects are completed on time, communicating to the Project Manager the need for change orders when issues arise. Provide onsite inspection of components, equipment, and fixtures to determine need for maintenance or repair.   Supervises and mentors technical and professional level staff to support an effective, motivated team. Sets goals and objectives, develops strategies to implement, and develops performance measurements and standards for the purpose of ensuring individual and program performance objectives are met. Monitors and inspects work in progress to ensure continuity and timely completion of work. WORKING CONDITIONS: Work Setting, including hazards: Duties are performed in a fabrication shop and on occasion at construction sites in the Hatcheries and Wildlife areas.  Hazards include working on rough terrain, riverbanks, slippery slopes, and other surfaces, confined and difficult to reach spaces, and in all types of weather conditions, including extreme heat, rain, or show.   Bending, stooping, squatting, twisting, pushing, pulling, and lifting of 50 pounds repetitively when loading and unloading trucks or moving materials around project site.          Some tasks will involve working at a desk on a computer. Schedule: 6:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Monday-Thursday. Work overtime as needed/requested. This may include overnight stays and evening and weekend work. Travel Requirements: Travel required 60-80% depending on season. Tools and Equipment: Basic hand tools, power tools such as drills, roto hammers, cut off saws, circular saws, hydraulic punch, metal band saws, welders, cutting torch, plasma cutter, chainsaws, and/or powered motors; automotive equipment and trailers Customer Interactions: Frequent interactions varying between Federal, Local, Inter-Agency, and Intra-Agency customers and vendors. CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT: WDFW requires all employees to be fully vaccinated with the COVID-19 vaccine as a condition of employment.  You will be required to provide proof of vaccination as part of the hiring process. Please do not upload your vaccination documentation with your application materials - your vaccination status will be verified by your supervisor before you will be allowed to work. Exemptions may be granted for religious or medical purposes. Supplemental Information Please note: Failure to follow the instructions below may lead to disqualification. In order to successfully apply for this position, you MUST complete your profile at and attach the following to your profile before completing the online application: A cover letter describing how you meet the qualifications of this position (Generic cover letter will not be accepted). A current resume.  Three professional references.  IMPORTANT NOTE:  All new employees must complete an Employment Eligibility Verification Form (I-9 Form) on their first day of work. If hired for this or any position at WDFW, you will be required to provide documentation proving you are eligible to work in the United States. For a list of acceptable documents, please use the following link: JOIN THE WDFW TEAM: Learn about our agency and the perks of working for WDFW! The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife has some of the most talented people in the natural resource field.  We celebrate and value diversity, appreciating that a workforce composed of those from different backgrounds and experiences creates an inclusive environment, strengthens positive relationships with the local community, and brings new perspectives and approaches to fulfilling the agency’s mission. We value demonstrated skill in living WDFW values of Accountability, Service, Professionalism, Integrity, Respect, and Empathy (ASPIRE). WDFW employees may be eligible for the following: Medical/Dental/Vision for employee & dependent(s), Public Employees Retirement System (PERS), Vacation, Sick, and other Leave*, 11 Paid Holidays per year*, Public Service Loan Forgiveness, Tuition Waiver, Long Term Disability & Life Insurance, Deferred Compensation Programs, Dependent Care Assistance Program (DCAP), Flexible Spending Arrangement (FSA), Employee Assistance Program, Commute Trip Reduction Incentives (Download PDF reader), Combined Fund Drive, SmartHealth. UNION - WFSE:  This position is covered by a collective bargaining agreement between the State of Washington, Department of Fish and Wildlife and the Washington Federation of State Employees (WFSE).  This recruitment may be used to fill positions in addition to those listed.   VETERAN PREFERENCE NOTICE: To take advantage of veteran preference, please do the following: Email a copy of your DD214 (Member 4 copy), NGB 22 or USDVA signed verification of service letter to Subject line should include recruitment number, position, and Vet (for example: #10155 Biologist 1 – Veteran) Include your name as it appears on your application in MILITARY SPOUSE PREFERENCE NOTICE:  To take advantage of military spouse preference, please do the following: Notify us of your military spouse status by email at   Subject line should include recruitment number, position, and MS (for example: #10155 Biologist 1 – MS) Include your name as it appears on your application in Note: Please blackout any PII (personally identifiable information) data such as social security numbers. For further information, please contact us at As part of WDFW’s efforts to advance respectful and inclusive work environments, the Agency expects inclusivity as part of our professional interactions and communications. Therefore, we want to ensure that all individuals feel welcome, are treated fairly and respectfully.  All staff are empowered to fully contribute to serving their work unit, Agency, and the citizens of Washington. The Department of Fish and Wildlife is an equal opportunity employer.  We strive to create a working environment that includes and respects cultural, racial, ethnic, sexual orientation and gender identity diversity.   Women, racial and ethnic minorities, persons of disability, persons over 40 years of age, disabled and Vietnam era veterans and people of all sexual orientations and gender identities are encouraged to apply.   Persons needing accommodation in the application process or this announcement in an alternative format may call (360) 902-2276 or the Telecommunications Device for the Deaf (TDD) at (800) 833-6388. If you are having technical difficulties creating, accessing, or completing your application, please call NEOGOV toll-free at (855) 524-5627 or
Qualifications REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Two years of experience AND completion of a recognized apprenticeship in at least two skilled trades. OR  Four (4) years of applicable work experience or vocational training. OR Two years’ experience as a Construction and Maintenance Project Lead. PLUS Ten (10) years direct working experience in welding and metal fabrication, including MIG, TIG, dual shield, gas, and brazing. Knowledge of construction methods and cost of operations and limitations of construction equipment, materials, their cost, uses and sources of supply; contractual relations, including specifications and fiscal procedures; principles of engineering and their application to construction. Extensive knowledge in reading and interpreting construction plans, specifications, blueprints, sketches, and shop drawings.  Specifically, in welding and fabrication. Possess a high level of analytical ability where problems are complex. Possess strong mathematical skills. Proven ability to identify and schedule various phases of construction, coordinate staffing, supplies, and equipment, and see projects to successful conclusion. Extensive knowledge of characteristics of ferrous and non-ferrous metals under welding conditions; principles and operation of oxyacetylene and arc welding equipment; fluxes and hardening agents; fundamentals of heat treatment. Computer skills with experience using Outlook, Word, and Excel. LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS: Valid driver’s license PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Valid First Aid/CPR Card Forklift Training Auto CAD highly desired. Knowledge of Washington State Purchasing rules and regulations and Washington’s Electronic Business Solution (WEBS) bidding process. Understanding of the purpose and how they are applicable to construction projects: Hydraulic Project Approval (HPA) and US Army Corps of Engineers Regulatory Permit, Shoreline Substantial Development Permit (SDP), Cultural resource reviews and State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA) reviews. Basic knowledge and understanding of state, federal, and OSHA construction and industrial safety regulations with a willingness to expand this knowledge to support the safety of the crews.
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Diana Humes
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