Job Announcement – Field Inspector / Project Manager

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General Description

Shoreline Water District (SWD) currently invites all qualified applicants to apply for the position of Field Inspector / Project Manager. The successful candidate will play a key role in construction inspection, project management and design for water system projects. Essential duties include inspecting District’s capital improvement projects and water system extension agreements as well as project management, coordinating district mapping and GIS projects. This position reports to the Operations Manager.


The ideal candidate will have at least five years experience in underground utility design and construction and must have a strong understanding of construction practices including reviewing underground construction plans/drawings and specifications, submittal process, permit applications and change orders. Daily duties will include: maintaining project progress information, ensure projects are on schedule, within budget and prepare cost data for project control/quality control analysis and reporting. The candidate must have professional engineering license in the state of Washington, excellent computer skills including AutoCAD and GIS, communication skills and ability to work both as an individual and team projects and a valid state of Washington driver’s license.


The Field Inspector/Project Manager position has a starting salary of $84,000. Shoreline Water District offers a competitive compensation package: outstanding benefit package that includes medical, dental, vision, group term life insurance, long term disability coverage, State of Washington PERS retirement plan participation, deferred compensation plan participation, and participation in a HRA VEBA program to save for current and/or future health-related expenses.

Application Instructions

Download the Job Application Form (Adobe PDF document), or you can pick up an Application Packet at the District’s office at 17534 15th Ave NE, Shoreline, Washington.

Return your completed Shoreline Water District Job Application Form, cover letter and resume by 4:30 pm on Friday, May 10, 2013 to the following address:

Attn: Denny Clouse
Shoreline Water District
17534 15th Ave NE
Shoreline, WA 98155

This recruitment will remain open and applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled. Emailed or faxed applications will not be accepted. Prior to employment, a criminal history background check and reference checks will be conducted on the top candidates. The District is an Equal Opportunity Employer and maintains policies for a drug-free and smoke free work environment.

About The District

Shoreline Water District has 8,400 water customer accounts and services a population covering nearly 5 square miles in the cities of Lake Forest Park and Shoreline. The District Administrative and Maintenance offices are located in Shoreline, WA. The District has 12 employees in the areas of administrative services, maintenance and operations as well as an operating budget of $5.9 million and capital budget of $6.5 million.

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