Senior Geotechnical Engineer - Adapt Posted 08/15/2017 NEW

Adapt Engineering

Adapt is seeking a Senior Geotechnical Engineer for its Seattle, WA office. Our ideal candidate will have an opportunity for an ownership position in the firm if desired. The candidate should have a proven history of technical experience managing client relationships and a real interest in business development.

Requirements:

  • Washington State PE. Oregon and other State PE licenses a plus.
  • Master's degree in geotechnical engineering from an accredited program.
  • 10+ years professional experience.
  • Ability to perform marketing and business development activities to help generate revenue.
  • Experience managing and tutoring personnel.
Adapt is offering the right candidate the opportunity for employment and ownership in a small, 20 year established engineering consulting firm that provides Geotechnical, Environmental, and Structural consulting support for a variety of loyal clients. We are now interested in expanding our client base and transitioning ownership of the firm to younger expert entrepreneurial employees.

Adapt's owners and senior personnel voluntarily left large firms to create Adapt Engineering with the intention of removing the obstacles a large company often produces in terms of personnel development opportunities and quality work product. This is an excellent opportunity for an individual with similar attributes and imagination.

If interested, please provide a cover letter and resume sent to: resume@adaptengr.comlink

All correspondence will be kept strictly confidential.

Senior Project Manager - Sound Transit Posted 08/04/2017 NEW

SENIOR PROJECT MANAGER - DECM
Job #17-01125

SALARY: $85,698.00 - $107,123.00 Annually

OPENING DATE: 08/03/17
CLOSING DATE: 08/27/17, 5:00 PM

GENERAL PURPOSE:
Under general direction, manages, administers, and leads project teams in design and construction of capital improvements and major purchases in assigned area of responsibility within the DECM Department; ensures that projects are delivered within time and budget constraints and in full compliance with ST, local, state, and federal policies, procedures, rules, and regulations; organizes, supervises, and leads project teams through project initiation and implementation, evaluates fee proposals; develops and manages project specific scopes, schedules and budgets; interfaces and works cooperatively with other Agency departments to implement and support Agency-wide programs and to obtain consensus and approvals related to project or task; ensures payments to contractors are proper, timely and change management of costs is proper and well documented; manages consultants, liaises with Federal Transit Administration, Federal Railway Administration (FRA), and other federal personnel overseeing project FTA, FRA, and other federal grants and funding; liaises and coordinates with matrixed Agency subject matter experts to fulfill project needs in accordance with schedule requirements and budgetary constraints; with Project Director, analyzes needs and advocates for the proper staffing or assigned projects; and represents the Agency on a local and regional level to inform and educate the public on current and future regional transit projects.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
The following duties ARE NOT intended to serve as a comprehensive list of all duties performed by all employees in this classification, only a representative summary of the primary duties and responsibilities. Incumbent(s) may not be required to perform all duties listed and may be required to perform additional, position-specific duties.

  • Leads, coordinates, schedules, assigns, and inspects the work activities of assigned staff, consultants and contractors on projects with significant scope and complexity.
  • Procures design consultants and construction management consultants; coordinates and tracks consultant scope of work; verifies submittals including monthly reporting; monitors schedules; participates in the development of project feasibility studies, site selection, technical documentation of environmental analysis, and environmental reports for federal and state agency review and approval; facilitates the approval of project environmental phase including coordinating work of ST Environmental staff to develop environmental/legal notices and publications required to issue environmental documentation; negotiates and manages scope, quality, schedule, costs, risk, personnel, consultants/contractors of design and construction; manages project budgets and schedules for design and construction; ensures all scope of work includes proper adherence to all applicable codes and design practices; negotiates and approves change orders; forecasts future work for budget and schedule purposes; manages spending and monitors expenditures of project budgets and grants; and presents contracts and amendments to either the Change Control Board, Sound Transit Finance Committee or Sound Transit Board for their consideration. 
  • Manages the progress of the design team including the budget and resources; maintains key project milestones; performs quality control of the design for best practices and code compliancy in conjunction with ST QA staff and consultants' QA plans; manages and reallocates contract funds if appropriate; distributes plans for review and approval by various sources both internal and external to Sound Transit; and monitors consultants work to determine if they are meeting the duties required by the scope of work.
  • Oversee review and management of reviews of design plans, environmental documentation, transportation studies, sign location plans, message schedules, graphic art files and other design documentation required to permit development project; reviews and manages both internal and external reviews of estimates for technical quality and adherence to applicable codes and standards; reviews and evaluates each plan submittal, permit, environmental, and land use requirements and analyzes and solves complex technical problems and situations; gathers and reviews comments from interested parties, and reviews the comments with the design team and determines how each comment is best addressed.
  • Coordinates and mediates competing goals and expectations of the project with ST Operations and other ST departments, local cities and the surrounding community to achieve the objectives of the ST Board as directed by ST senior management; coordinates with a wide group of users and operators of facilities to ensure the completion of construction and proper operation; and ensures the best practical project has been delivered to service.
  • Negotiates Intergovernmental Agreements (IGA) with partner cities and agencies; agreements include joint use of capital funds or shared operations of a given facility; defines each project partners' roles and responsibilities.
  • Serves as team leader for design and construction projects performed by Agency staff, consultants, and contractors ensuring adherence to quality, budget and schedules; plans, prioritizes, assigns, reviews, and participates in the work of assigned staff and matrixed ST subject matter experts; establishes schedules and methods for providing assigned services; identifies resource needs; reviews needs with appropriate management staff; allocates resources accordingly; leads working groups to implement Agency programs; and interacts with project partners, local agencies, and jurisdictions to share knowledge, negotiate issues and develop collaborative relationships.
  • Manages, oversees and performs constructability reviews; reviews plans and specifications for constructability and bid ability at the 30%, 60%, 90% and ready to advertise stages; provides suggestions and recommendations for better design; analyzes construction risk factors using experience and knowledge to determine risk and develops methods to minimize and control risk; for construction of projects in the state right-of-way (ROW), works with Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) team to ensure Agency goals and objectives are met and to resolve conflicts in design, procurement, and construction management by collaborating with the WSDOT group of project engineers, designers, and administrators; establishes budgets and task orders; and approves changes.
  • Works with Senior Project Coordinators and junior staff to maintain project-level records concerning design, environmental, and contract issues, meetings, and other; prepares and edits reports and briefings on project status, progress, changes, and related items related to scope, schedule, and budget; analyzes, tracks and reports on trends in project development, schedule, and budget in conjunction with the Department's Project Control group; represents Sound Transit on a local and regional level to inform and educate the public on current and future transit projects; develops and edits meeting agendas and writes speaking points; and responds to and resolves inquiries and complaints.
  • Provides support to the Project Director, department and others on matters as directed; serves as staff on a variety of committees as assigned; prepares and presents staff reports and other necessary correspondence; attends, participates, and makes presentations in professional group meetings; maintains awareness of new trends and developments in the fields related to area of assignment; incorporates new developments as appropriate; ensures processes, policies and practices are interpreted and applied consistently and effectively; ensures accountability and compliance with all current and applicable state and federal laws, Agency policies and procedures, rules and regulations.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Education and Experience:
Bachelors Degree in engineering, architecture, construction management, or closely related field and 6+ years of experience managing the delivery of construction projects, preferably in a public sector transit related organization; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience managing the delivery of construction projects in an active operating or maintenance yard environment, architecture/engineering design work and vehicle procurement, or construction administration involving claims avoidance and resolution preferred.

Required Licenses or Certifications:
  • PMP Certification, OR Master's Degree in Project Management, OR licensure as professional Architect or Professional Engineer.
  • Possession of valid Washington State Drivers License.
Required Knowledge of:
  • Operational characteristics, services, and activities of a project program area.
  • General principles, practices, and procedures of business administration and public administration.
  • Project control principles, practices, and procedures.
  • Project management principles and practices.
  • Public contract administration principles and practices.
  • Principals of construction management, materials sampling and testing, and surveying procedures and terminology.
  • Methods and techniques of data collection, research, analysis, and report preparation.
  • Methods and techniques of statistical and financial analysis.
  • Building codes and other industry standards of practice and design.
  • Product specification and performance literature.
  • Agency procedure manuals and other staff resources.
  • Principles of business letter writing and basic report preparation.
  • Principles and applications of critical thinking and analysis.
  • Principles and practices of record keeping and records management.
  • Pertinent federal, state, and local laws, codes, and regulations.
  • Techniques to work effectively under pressure, meet deadlines, and adjust to changing priorities.
  • Principles and practices of governmental budget preparation and administration.
  • Principles of business letter writing and basic report preparation.
  • English usage, spelling, grammar, and punctuation.
  • Modern office procedures, methods, and equipment including computers and computer applications such as word processing, spreadsheets, and statistical databases.
  • Principles of team leadership including lead project/supervisory principles and practices.
  • Principles of and skills in negotiation of various project agreements (e.g. development agreements; IGAs), design and construction contracts, and rights-of-way acquisition.
Required Skill in:
  • Utilizing personal computer software programs affecting assigned work and in compiling and preparing spreadsheets and reports.
  • Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with other department staff, management, vendors, outside agencies, community groups and the general public.
  • Interpreting and administering contracts, policies and procedures sufficient to administer, discuss, resolve, and explain them to staff and other constituencies.
  • Interpreting and applying applicable federal, state, and local policies, laws, and regulations.
  • Providing technical expertise and assistance in administering the project management functions for a variety of programs and projects.
  • Collecting, evaluating, interpreting, and integrating information and data from multiple sources.
  • Conducting research and analysis and providing appropriate recommendations based on findings.
  • Performing constructability reviews.
  • Analyzing and reviewing financial plans and related budgetary information to determine impact on projects and cost controls.
  • Preparing clear and concise analytical, administrative and financial reports.
  • Assisting with budget preparation and administration at both project and program levels.
  • Responding to inquiries with effective oral and written communication.
  • Maintaining good customer relations with positive customer service orientation.
  • Applying project management techniques and principles.
  • Working cooperatively with other departments, Agency officials, and outside agencies.
  • Monitoring program/project operating budgets, costs, and schedules.
  • Leading, supervising, delegating, communicating, and providing feedback and work direction to assigned staff.
  • Understanding and interpreting design and construction contracts, including general conditions, FTA/FRA provisions, drawings and specifications.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORK ENVIRONMENT:
  • Work is performed in a standard office environment.
  • Subject to standing, walking, bending, reaching, stooping, and lifting of objects up to 25 pounds; may occasionally be exposed to dangerous machinery, extreme weather conditions, physical harm, and extreme noise when conducting site visits and when working in the field.
The Agency promotes a safe and healthy work environment and provides appropriate safety and equipment training for all personnel as required.

It is the responsibility of all employees to follow the Agency safety rules, regulations, and procedures pertaining to their assigned duties and responsibilities, which could include systems, operations, and/or other employees.

Apply online: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/soundtransit/default.cfm

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and value workplace diversity. We seek to create an environment and culture that embraces the differences of our employees. You will find an exceptionally diverse group of people at Sound Transit with regard to culture, beliefs, communication styles, and life and work experiences.

All qualified applicants are considered in accordance with applicable laws prohibiting discrimination on the basis of race, religion, color, gender, age, national origin, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, marital status or veteran status or any another legally protected status.

COWI - Junior Bridge Engineer (SEA) Posted 07/31/2017 NEW

Junior Bridge Engineer (SEA)
COWI North America is a leading bridge, tunnel and marine engineering consulting group built on over 85 years of international experience. We provide our clients with innovative and sustainable solutions to the most complex engineering challenges worldwide from our 11 North American offices. COWI's 6,600 person global organization is involved in more than 14,000 projects across 124 countries.

Our civil, structural and geotechnical engineering specialists work on some of the world's most prestigious and challenging projects. COWI continues to push the boundaries of what is technically possible, from designing the world’s deepest and longest subsea tunnel, engineering the world's longest lateral bridge slide, to creating marine resiliency for our waterfront communities.

We are seeking a Junior Bridge Engineer to join our team in Seattle, WA. Role Summary
Under the guidance of professional engineers, the incumbent will be assisting a highly professional team that provides consulting, project management and detailed engineering expertise on numerous bridge design projects.

The incumbent will be expected to advance through developmental stages beginning at the entry level of professional work under close supervision while receiving specific and detailed instructions as to required tasks and results expected. The incumbent will progress to a stage where he/she will receive instructions on specific assignment objectives, complex features, and possible solutions; assistance is furnished on unusual problems and is reviewed for application of sound professional judgement. The incumbent will perform work which involves conventional types of plans, investigations, surveys, structures or equipment with relatively few complex features for which there are precedents.

Assigned tasks will include but are not limited to:
  • Prepares plans, designs, calculations and cost estimates;
  • Solves engineering problems and challenges;
  • Prepares documents such as technical specifications;
  • Liaises with other professionals and departments to gather information for projects;
  • Prepares engineering reports and other technical documents;
  • Conducts site inspections from time-to-time; and
  • Performs other duties as required.
Qualifications and Skills Required:
  • Master's degree in Structural Engineering or higher;
  • Registration as an Engineer-in-Training in home province or state, or ability to obtain;
  • Actively participates in professional associations;
  • Ability and willingness to learn;
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively as part of a team;
  • Strong attention to details;
  • Good judgement and decision making skills;
  • Superior planning and organizational skills combined with the ability to work well under pressure on multiple deadlines;
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills including the proficient use of MS Office applications (Word, Excel, and Power Point);
  • Familiarity with various structural analysis software programs;
  • Ability to work with staff located remotely; and
**Please apply with a cover letter, resume and your transcripts.

At COWI North America, you can look forward to a challenging role that will push you outside of your comfort zone and elevate your career to new heights. Our staff come from a multitude of backgrounds; their bridge, marine and tunneling expertise spans the globe. COWI NA is a place for collaboration with some high-caliber professionals and the opportunity to learn from the best. Besides an extraordinary collection of talented colleagues, you will also have the chance to be involved in some very high-profile work on world-renowned international projects that will test your skills and abilities as a professional. COWI NA is proud to reward top talent; the benefits of working for COWI NA include extensive opportunities for growth and development, 100% company-paid benefits (this includes employee only and employee and family), 401k with up to 5% match and immediate vesting schedule, competitive compensation and various other perks.

COWI provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, COWI complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. To apply, please go to https://career5.successfactors.eu/sfcareer/jobreqcareer?jobId=19662&company=C0000163213P&username=

Kindly note that emailed applications will not be accepted or considered.

Sound Transit - Senior Project Manager Posted 07/25/2017

Job #17-01105

SALARY: $85,698.00 - $107,123.00 Annually

OPENING DATE: 07/18/17
CLOSING DATE: 08/15/17, 5:00 PM

GENERAL PURPOSE:

Under Project Director or Executive Project Director's direction, manages, administers, and leads capital project teams in design and construction of capital improvements to delivery into service in assigned area of responsibility within the DECM Department; ensures that projects are constructed within time and budget constraints and in full compliance with ST, local, state, and federal policies, procedures, rules, and regulations; organizes, supervises, and leads project teams through project initiation and implementation, evaluates fee proposals; develops and manages project specific scopes, schedules and budgets; interfaces and works cooperatively with other Agency departments to implement and support Agency-wide programs and to obtain consensus and approvals related to project or task; ensures payments to contractors are proper and timely, and change management of costs is proper and well-documented; manages consultants and Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) teams involved with the administration of assigned contracts; liaises with Federal Transit Administration (FTA), Federal Railway Administration (FRA), and other federal personnel overseeing project FTA, FRA, and other federal grants and funding; liaises and coordinates with matrixed Agency subject matter experts to fulfill project needs in accordance with schedule requirements and budgetary constraints; with Project Director, analyzes needs and advocates for the proper staffing of assigned projects; and represents the Agency on a local and regional levels to inform and educate the public on current and future regional transit projects.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: The following duties ARE NOT intended to serve as a comprehensive list of all duties performed by all employees in this classification, only a representative summary of the primary duties and responsibilities. Incumbent(s) may not be required to perform all duties listed and may be required to perform additional, position-specific duties.

  • Leads, coordinates, schedules, assigns, and inspects or quality checks the work activities of assigned staff, consultants and contractors on projects with significant scope and complexity.
  • Procures design consultants and construction management consultants; coordinates and tracks consultant scope of work; verifies submittals including monthly reporting; monitors schedules; participates in the development of project feasibility studies, site evaluation and selection, technical documentation of environmental analysis, and environmental reports for federal and state agency review and approval; facilitates the approval of project environmental phase including coordinating work of ST Environmental staff to develop environmental/legal notices and publications required to issue environmental documentation; negotiates and manages scope, quality, schedule, costs, risk, personnel, consultants/contractors of design and construction; manages project budgets and schedules for design and construction; ensures all scopes of work include proper adherence to all applicable codes and design practices; negotiates and approves change orders; forecasts future work for budget and schedule purposes; manages spending and monitors expenditures of project budgets and grants; and presents contracts and amendments to the Change Control Board, Sound Transit Capital Committee, and Sound Transit Board for their consideration. 
  • Manages the progress of the design team including the budget and resources; monitors and maintains key project milestones; performs quality control of the design for best practices and code compliancy in conjunction with ST subject matter experts, QA staff, and consultants' QA plans; manages and reallocates contract funds, if necessary and appropriate; organizes distribution of plans for review and approval by various groups and entities, both internal and external to Sound Transit; and monitors consultants' work to determine if they are meeting the duties required by their contract's scope of work.
  • Oversees reviewand management of reviews of design plans, environmental documentation, transportation studies, sign location plans, message schedules, graphic art files and other design documentation required to permit development project; oversees review and management of both internal and external reviews of estimates for technical quality and adherence to applicable codes and standards; oversees review and evaluation of each plan submittal, permit, environmental, and land use requirements and analyzes and solves complex technical problems and situations; gathers and reviews comments from interested parties, and reviews the comments with the project and design teams and oversees determination of how each comment is best addressed.
  • Coordinates and mediates competing goals and expectations of the project with ST Operations and other ST departments,  local cities, and the surrounding community to achieve the objectives of the ST Board as directed by ST senior management; coordinates with a wide group of users and operators of facilities to ensure the completion of construction and proper operation; and ensures the best practical project has been delivered to service.
  • Negotiates and/or oversees negotiation of Intergovernmental Agreements (IGA) with partner cities and agencies; agreements include joint use of capital funds or shared operations of a given facility; defines each project partners' roles and responsibilities.
  • Serves as team leader for design and construction projects performed by Agency staff, consultants, and contractors ensuring adherence to quality, budget and schedules; plans, prioritizes, assigns, reviews, and participates in the work of assigned staff and matrixed ST subject matter experts; establishes schedules and methods for providing assigned services; identifies resource needs; reviews needs with appropriate management staff; allocates resources accordingly; leads working groups to implement Agency programs; and interacts with project partners, local agencies, and jurisdictions to share knowledge, negotiate issues and develop collaborative relationships.
  • Manages, oversees, and performs constructability reviews; reviews and oversees review of plans and specifications for constructability and bid ability at the 30%, 60% 90% and ready to advertise stages; provides suggestions and recommendations for better design; liaises with matrixed Construction Management staff to analyze construction risk factors using their experience and knowledge to determine risk, and develops methods to minimize and control risk; for construction of projects in the state right-of-way (ROW), works with Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) team to ensure Agency goals and objectives are met and to resolve conflicts in design, procurement, and construction management by collaborating with the WSDOT group of project engineers, designers, and administrators; establishes budgets and task orders; and approves changes.
  • Works with Senior Project Coordinators and junior staff to maintain project-level records concerning design, environmental, and contract issues, meetings, and other; prepares and edits reports and briefings on project status, progress, changes, and related items related to scope, schedule, and budget; analyzes, tracks and reports on trends in project development, schedule, and budget in conjunction with the Department's Project Control group; represents Sound Transit on a local and regional level to inform and educate the public on current and future transit projects; develops and edits meeting agendas and writes speaking points; and responds to and resolves inquiries and complaints.
  • Provides support to the Project Director, the department, and others on matters as directed; serves as staff on a variety of committees as assigned; prepares and presents staff reports and other necessary correspondence; attends, participates, and makes presentations in professional group meetings; maintains awareness of new trends and developments in the fields related to area of assignment; incorporates new developments as appropriate; ensures processes, policies and practices are interpreted and applied consistently and effectively; ensures accountability and compliance with all current and applicable state and federal laws, Agency policies and procedures, rules and regulations.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Education and Experience:
Bachelors Degree in engineering, architecture, construction management, or closely related field and eight years of experience managing the delivery of construction projects or architecture/engineering design work and construction administration involving claims avoidance and resolution, procurement/contracts management, and design work and construction administration, preferably in a public sector transit related organization; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Required Licenses or Certifications:
  • Licensure as professional Architect or Professional Engineer, OR Master's Degree in Project Management, OR PMP Certification.
  • Possession of valid Washington State Drivers License.
Required Knowledge of:
  • Principles of team leadership including lead project/supervisory principles and practices.
  • Operational characteristics, services, and activities of a project program area.
  • General principles, practices, and procedures of business administration and public administration.
  • Project control principles, practices, and procedures.
  • Project management principles and practices.
  • Public contract administration principles and practices.
  • Principals of construction management, materials sampling and testing, and surveying procedures and terminology.
  • Methods and techniques of data collection, research, analysis, and report preparation.
  • Methods and techniques of statistical and financial analysis.
  • Building codes and other industry standards of practice and design.
  • Product specification and performance literature.
  • Agency procedure manuals and other staff resources.
  • Principles of business letter writing and basic report preparation.
  • Principles and applications of critical thinking and analysis.
  • Principles and practices of record keeping and records management.
  • Pertinent federal, state, and local laws, codes, and regulations.
  • Techniques to work effectively under pressure, meet deadlines, and adjust to changing priorities.
  • Principles and practices of governmental budget preparation and administration.
  • Principles of business letter writing and basic report preparation.
  • English usage, spelling, grammar, and punctuation.
  • Modern office procedures, methods, and equipment including computers and computer applications such as word processing, spreadsheets, and statistical databases.
  • Principles of and skills in negotiation of various project agreements (e.g. development agreements; IGAs), design and construction contracts, and rights-of-way acquisition.
Required Skill in:
  • Clear written communication.
  • Demonstrated understanding of graphic representation of information to avoid ambiguity and miscommunication.
  • Utilizing personal computer software programs affecting assigned work and in compiling and preparing spreadsheets and reports.
  • Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with other department staff, management, vendors, outside agencies, community groups and the general public.
  • Interpreting and administering contracts, policies and procedures sufficient to administer, discuss, resolve, and explain them to staff and other constituencies.
  • Interpreting and applying applicable federal, state, and local policies, laws, and regulations.
  • Providing technical expertise and assistance in administering the project management functions for a variety of programs and projects.
  • Collecting, evaluating, interpreting, and integrating information and data from multiple sources.
  • Conducting research and analysis and providing appropriate recommendations based on findings.
  • Performing constructability reviews.
  • Analyzing and reviewing financial plans and related budgetary information to determine impact on projects and cost controls.
  • Preparing clear and concise analytical, administrative and financial reports.
  • Assisting with budget preparation and administration at both project and program levels.
  • Responding to inquiries with effective oral and written communication.
  • Maintaining good customer relations with positive customer service orientation.
  • Applying project management techniques and principles.
  • Working cooperatively with other departments, Agency officials, and outside agencies.
  • Monitoring program/project operating budgets, costs, and schedules.
  • Leading, supervising, delegating, communicating, and providing feedback and work direction to assigned staff.
  • Understanding and interpreting design and construction contracts, including general conditions, FTA/FRA provisions, drawings and specifications.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORK ENVIRONMENT:
  • Work is performed in a standard office environment.
  • Subject to standing, walking, bending, reaching, stooping, and lifting of objects up to 25 pounds; may occasionally be exposed to dangerous machinery, extreme weather conditions, physical harm, and extreme noise when conducting site visits and when working in the field.
The Agency promotes a safe and healthy work environment and provides appropriate safety and equipment training for all personnel as required.

It is the responsibility of all employees to follow the Agency safety rules, regulations, and procedures pertaining to their assigned duties and responsibilities, which could include systems, operations, and/or other employees.

Apply online: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/soundtransit/default.cfm

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and value workplace diversity. We seek to create an environment and culture that embraces the differences of our employees. You will find an exceptionally diverse group of people at Sound Transit with regard to culture, beliefs, communication styles, and life and work experiences.

All qualified applicants are considered in accordance with applicable laws prohibiting discrimination on the basis of race, religion, color, gender, age, national origin, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, marital status or veteran status or any another legally protected status.

LDC - Civil Design Engineer Posted 06/13/2017

The Design Engineer is a professional position representing expertise in several facets of engineering practice. Overall technical lead for projects which may include advanced and complex engineering analysis, design and construction elements. Education, Experience, Qualifications:
  • Required - BS Degree in Civil Engineering
  • Required - 5 years minimum civil engineering design/land development
  • Preferred - Land development project experience specific to the Puget Sound region
  • Preferred - Experience working with local municipalities including King/Snohomish/Pierce counties
  • Preferred- Washington State PE license or EIT with desire to obtain PE license
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Site grading, road design, storm water conveyance, TESC system design, ADA design
  • Engineers estimates, technical writing, manage project timelines/budgets
  • Working knowledge of local storm water management regulations and models (Washington State Department of Ecology/WWHM and King County's Storm Water Manual/KCRTS)
Skills and Specifications:
  • Ability to work with engineering staff on all levels and interact and meet with jurisdictional staff and technical staff
  • Current on all Civil related codes and design requirements
  • Solution-oriented problem solving abilities
Please apply directly to bkelleher@ldccorp.com or call (425) 806-1869 ext. 144. www.ldccorp.com

Principal Civil Engineer - Woodinville, WA Posted 06/13/2017

Job Description and Profile

The Principal Civil Engineer is responsible for leading and implementing the design for residential, commercial, and public development sites. The PCE will work closely with the design team to coordinate the completion of the design insuring quality, maintaining project schedule and implementation within the project budget. It is important to have a passion for design and engineering. This position works with a team of highly skilled designers and other technical staff.

Reports to: Director of Engineering

Duties and Responsibilities


  • Work on, and lead civil efforts on, engineering designs preparing reports, construction drawings, specifications, and calculations for various projects.
  • Establishes and fosters client relations and develops proposals and budgets.
  • Participates in professional and/or technical organizations.
  • Communicates effectively with various departments, clients, and agencies.
  • Mentors the design associates on technical matters and procedures and acts as a technical resource to staff.
  • Develops fee estimates for all project types and ensures projects are delivered on schedule and within scope and budget.
  • Preparing and conducting technical review of staff, reports, correspondence, calculations and preparing technical recommendations
  • Preparing proposals with limited supervision; assisting in preparation of large-scale proposals
  • Ensuring that QA/QC procedures are implemented within design teams
  • Developing and initiating business development opportunities
  • Participate in improving company resources and tools to improve quality and efficiency
Skills and Specifications
  • Good technical skills with the ability to articulate ideas and concepts both visually and verbally
  • Experienced in preparation of plans, specifications and cost estimate and providing engineering support services during construction of municipal projects
  • Demonstrated ability to solve complex problems
  • Staff management, leadership ability and mentoring skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills; ability to prepare reports and proposals
  • Demonstrated project task management abilities
  • Demonstrated ability to use standard computer programs such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, Outlook, and PowerPoint required
  • Ability and willingness to develop business from new and existing clients
  • Strong local and client ties with area clients that require civil engineering and related services is a plus
Education, Experience, Qualifications
  • BS Degree in Civil Engineering, MS preferred
  • 12+ years of progressively responsible Engineering and Management experience
  • Land development project experience
  • Professional Engineering license required. Multi-state preferred
This position requires a current valid driver’s license and clean driving record.

Please apply directly to bkelleher@ldccorp.com or call (425) 806-1869 ext. 144. www.ldccorp.com

LDC - Civil Engineer Project Manager Posted 06/13/2017

The Civil Engineer/Project Manager must place top priority on quality and exceeding clients' needs. The Project Manager is responsible for managing, assisting and overseeing design, reporting and planning for public, residential, and commercial development sites. The Project Manager has involvement with senior management and clients to manage project work, set deadlines, and assist in directing the work of technical staff.

Education, Experience, Qualifications:
  • BS Degree in Civil Engineering, MS preferred
  • 10 years minimum civil engineering design/engineering
  • 5 years minimum civil engineering project management experience
  • Public project experience
  • Construction field experience
  • Washington State PE license required
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Technical
    • Site grading and road design
    • Storm water conveyance, quantity and quality modeling
    • Water & sewer conveyance system design
    • TESC system design
    • Land entitlement and site layout
    • Specification preparation
    • Engineers estimates
  • Management
    • Management of design and technical staff
    • Project Management
    • Proactively manage budgets
    • Project scheduling
    • Review monthly invoices
    • Proactively prepare change orders
    • Accounts Receivable review and collections
    • SOQ and proposal writing/contract review
Skills and Specifications:
  • Ability to work with engineering staff on all levels and interact and meet with clients, jurisdictional staff, and technical staff
  • Solution-oriented problem solving abilities
Please apply directly to bkelleher@ldccorp.com or call (425) 806-1869 ext. 144. www.ldccorp.com

Lead BRT/Transit Project Engineer Posted 06/13/2017

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WSP USA's Transit & Rail group in Portland, OR is currently recruiting for a Project Engineer (Lead Engineer) for BRT projects. The selected candidate must be a licensed Professional Engineer in Oregon or Washington, or must be eligible for such licensure through comity. The candidate must be capable of applying diversified knowledge of engineering principles and practices, and independently making decisions on significant engineering problems or methods. The successful candidate is required to have Project management potential along with interpersonal and team skills to help expand firms national practice of bus rapid transit and support other transit modes such as Streetcar and Light rail.

Job Duties:
  • May direct segments of a major project or lead as a project manager on a minor project
  • Participates in the application of engineering concepts and techniques
  • Leads and performs preliminary and final Bus Rapid Transit designs
  • Writing for marketing proposals and supporting business development
  • Monitors project progress for technical accuracy and adherence to schedule and budget
  • Facilitating meetings with client and client staff, monitoring project activities and their completion for client satisfaction
  • Plan, organize and supervise engineering staff and activities for a project of significant size and complexity
  • Makes recommendations on project/task staffing forecasting
  • Ability to travel to project assignments
Education Required:
  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience from an accredited university
  • Professional Engineer registration required 
Experience/Skills Required:
  • Bachelor's degree with at least 9 years of related experience in transit engineering design or a civil engineering related field
  • Demonstrated experience specific to the planning and design of Bus Rapid Transit systems
  • Must have demonstrated experience in leading and performing BRT design tasks beyond the planning stages
  • Experience in Light Rail, and Streetcar systems and associated support infrastructure such as transit centers, park and rides, and maintenance facilities a plus
  • The candidate must be proficient in using AutoCAD and the civil engineering design package Civil3D
  • Candidate must be able to work independently on engineering efforts on projects giving direction to support staff as needed and also be able to participate in a team environment on large projects including serving in the capacity as engineering task leader/project design coordinator
  • Hands-on Project management experience desirable
  • Demonstrated organizational and communication skills, written and verbal, desired
The selected candidate must have the ability to work in the United States immediately.

EOE / Veteran/ Disability/ Gender (M-F)/Gender Identity/ Sexual Orientation

If you would like to learn more about this opportunity contact Matt Shaffer, Recruitment Lead, at 717-859-7523

To apply please visit Lead BRT Engineer- Portland

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