Senior Professional Engineer, Civil/Site Design

Washington - Seattle
Northwest – Civil & Survey /
Full Time (40) /
Our employee-owned and integrated team of multi-disciplined engineering and design professionals is looking for a Senior Professional Civil Engineer!

As a member of our team, you will work alongside other Civil, Architectural, Electrical, Mechanical, and Structural professionals to provide civil design of multi-discipline projects.

In this position, you will be responsible for preliminary and final site design and project management for both public and private projects, including facility design, grading, roadway / transportation access, utility infrastructure and stormwater management systems.

You will have the opportunity to become a mentor by sharing your knowledge and professional experiences to further develop less experienced team members who will work alongside of you. In addition, you will have the opportunity to be Project Manager and be responsible for all technical, quality, and financial aspects, from conception through construction.
For this opportunity we are seeking an experienced professional who resides within a regular commuting distance of our downtown Seattle office and who has the ability to travel occasionally as requested. Hybrid work arrangements will be strongly considered for self-starter and self-sufficient professionals who demonstrate an ability to work, collaborate, communicate, and learn successfully in a hybrid work environment. 

Required Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering.
    • Professional Engineer in the State of Washington.
    • 12+ years of technical design experience with site development projects including site layouts, site grading, roadway design, utility design, vehicular and/or pedestrian access, stormwater management, and site permitting.
    • Proficiency with AutoCAD Civil 3D used to develop construction plans, grading plans, and site designs.
    • 5-8 years of experience managing projects; strong working knowledge of the project development process including coordination with other disciplines during design and construction.
    • Ability to apply effective written and verbal communication and presentation skills when developing proposals, negotiating project contracts, preparing technical reports, leading project team meetings, and delivering client presentations.
    • Demonstrated ability to coach, mentor, and develop less experienced professionals with an emphasis on technical design standards, quality control, and/or project management practices.
    • Provide and lead Quality Assurance/Quality Control (QAQC) reviews for civil projects.
    • Experience working with regulatory agencies, and knowledge of the permit application process with FEMA, DOT, DNR, and state / local government entities.
    • Flexibility for limited overnight travel to conduct on-site consultations, participate in project meetings, or attend business development and industry events.
    • Must possess a valid Driver’s License with a clean driving record.

Advantageous Qualifications

    • Active professional registration or the ability to obtain registration in additional states with a preference of Oregon and California.
$58 - $70 an hour
Upon acceptance of a conditional offer of employment, the selected candidate will be required to complete a standard pre-employment background screening, which consists of Social Security verification, educational verification, review of criminal convictions, and driving history.

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