Engineering Services

Roles & Responsibilities

The Engineering Services Division of Public Works and Utilities provides engineering planning, design, and construction management services for the utilities (water, wastewater, stormwater, solid waste, and electric), as well as the Streets Division and other City departments.

This division also provides inspection and permitting of work related to the public infrastructure, Geographical Information System (GIS) mapping and database support, and traffic engineering services.

The City Engineer is responsible for planning and development of the city's utilities, streets, and public facilities in the most cost- efficient way, while protecting the public's safety.

  1. Long Range Planning
  2. Project Engineering
  3. Project Management
  4. Permitting & Inspections
  5. Record Keeping
  6. GIS Support
  7. Traffic Safety

Long Range Planning

The Engineering Services Division oversees engineering support for maintenance and development of the City's Capital Facilities Plan, Transportation Improvement Plan, and budgeting, along with other long range infrastructure activities such as Elwha dam removal, landfill closure, and UGA development coordination. Their responsibilities also include coordination with federal, state, county, and local agencies in areas that could potentially impact our city.