LDC - Civil Design Engineer Posted 06/13/2017 NEW

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 NEW

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 NEW

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 NEW


WSP USA, formerly WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff, is the U.S. operating company of one of the world's leading engineering and professional services firms' WSP. Dedicated to serving local communities, we are engineers, planners, technical experts, strategic advisors and construction management professionals. WSP USA designs lasting solutions in the buildings, transportation, energy, water and environment sectors. With nearly 7,000 people in 100 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper. wsp.com.

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

Senior Engineer - Gig Harbor Posted 06/01/2017 NEW

The City of Gig Harbor is accepting applications for a full-time Senior Engineer in the Public Works Department.

Closing Date: Open until filled. Applications will be reviewed as they are received.

The Position: The employee in this position is responsible for performing professional-level engineering and administrative work in connection with a wide variety of private development and City capital projects; to include complex and professional engineering work for traffic and transportation projects and programs ensuring technical competence and compliance with all current local, state, and federal standards, codes, and criteria. The incumbent will review private development traffic impact studies for compliance with City standards and performs traffic concurrency analysis and review; investigates traffic operation concerns and issues; and assists in the preparation of street system maps. May also direct professional and paraprofessional engineering staff engaged in the planning, design, and construction phases of engineering projects; perform utility and agency coordination; design and preparation of plans, specifications and estimates; contract administration, and construction inspection, development review, storm water engineering, supervision, and other functions as assigned.

Salary Range: $6,978.00 - $8,722.00 per month, paid bi-weekly, plus excellent benefits.

Hiring Range: $6,978.00 - $7,850.00 per month, paid bi-weekly, plus excellent benefits. NOTE: Hiring above the salary mid-range DOE may be possible, but requires City Council approval.

Knowledge and Skills Needed:
Knowledge of: traffic/transportation engineering principles, practices, and methods as applicable to a municipal setting; thorough knowledge of applicable City policies, laws, and regulations affecting division activities. Knowledge and experience in the development, design, construction contract administration and inspection; and maintenance of street, traffic engineering and control; water system, sewerage system, storm drainage system, and park facilities. Knowledge of federal, state, and local rules, and regulations pertaining to City facilities, development, environmental review, construction, and public sector agencies.

Knowledge and experience working with the Puget Sound Regional Council (PSRC) regarding federal transportation funding. Knowledge and skill in preparing and reviewing designs, details, estimates, plans, and specifications for development and agency projects.

Ability to: interact and communicate with other City departments, governmental agencies, utilities, consultants, contractors, developers, and the public in an effective, friendly, professional manner and establish and maintain effective working relationships with members of the community, co-workers, elected officials, and other stakeholders. Ability to express ideas clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing, to groups and individuals. Skill in: accurate cost estimating of complex projects. Skill and experience with various computer programs, to include word processing, spreadsheet, project scheduling, and design software. Skilled in the principles and practices of providing excellent customer service and a willingness to expend extra effort to help the public find answers or information to inquiries and/or complaints.

Physical Demands and Work Environment: The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by the employee in this position to successfully perform the essential functions of this position with or without accommodation. Work is performed both in the office and in the field, including project inspection and review involving driving to the site(s). Work involves moderate risk conditions, such as high level of noise, dust, grease or mud, moving vehicles or machines, cold and/or wet weather. Work requires some physical exertion, such as standing for long periods, walking over rough and/or uneven surfaces, and recurring bending, crouching, reaching and occasional lifting and/or relocating of moderately heavy items.

Minimum Qualifications Required:: Graduation from a four-year college or university with major course work in Civil Engineering or a comparable field and three years of experience in an engineering capacity with a city, county, or regional office or firm which does considerable work for local governmental agencies. Must hold a valid Washington State Professional Engineer’s License (PE) or be able to obtain licensure as a Washington State PE within six months of date of hire. Must have a valid Washington State Driver’s License and a history of safe driving. Desired: Certification as a Professional Traffic Operations Engineer (PTOE).

How to Apply: To be considered, applicants must submit an online application through www.govjobstoday.com. This recruitment is open until filled. Applications will be reviewed as they are received.

For Technical Help
If you need additional assistance with the application process, please contact or call (425) 452-4340. Support is available Monday through Friday, 7:00 AM to 5:00 PM Pacific Standard Time, except holidays.

Dam Safety Engineer (Environmental Engineer 3) Posted 05/22/2017

Dam Safety Engineer (Environmental Engineer 3)

Salary: $64,620.00 - $84,816.00 Annually

Location: Thurston County Lacey, WA

Job Type: Full Time - Permanent

Department: Dept. of Ecology

Job Number: 2017-WR3972-03057

Keeping Washington Clean and Evergreen

Protecting Washington State's environment for current and future generations is what we do every day at Ecology. We are a culture that is invested in making a difference. If you want to join a team that is highly effective, collaborative, has leadership that embraces the value of people, and believes in the fun factor, Ecology is a good fit.

The Water Resources (WR) program is currently looking to fill a Dam Safety Engineer (Environmental Engineer 3) position. This position will be located in our Headquarters Building in Lacey, WA.

The Dam Safety Engineer position protects public health and safety by ensuring that dams and other impounding structures are properly designed, constructed, operated, and maintained. Reporting to the Dam Safety and Wells Section Manager, this position provides professional dam safety engineering services with emphasis on geotechnical engineering.

We are looking for self-motivated applicants with excellent people and communication skills, both written and verbal applied in a technical assistance and regulatory role. Top applicants will be able to make timely decisions without sacrificing quality even under ambiguous circumstances or when data is limited.

As an agency, our mission is to protect, preserve and enhance Washington's environment for current and future generations. We invest in our employees to create and sustain a working environment that encourages creative leadership, effective resource management, teamwork, professionalism and accountability. Maybe you've seen some of our recent stories on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram or our blog.

To learn more about our agency, please visit our website at www.ecy.wa.gov.

Local efforts... Diverse people... Statewide impacts

The mission of the Water Resources program (WR) is to manage water resources to meet the current and future needs of the natural environment and Washington's communities.

Some of the key work activities of the Dam Safety Engineer position are:

Periodic Inspections of Existing Dams Statewide:
  • Plans and conducts inspections of existing dams to identify safety deficiencies and assure that the impounding elements of the project are suitably operated and maintained.
  • Conducts geotechnical engineering analyses to determine the adequacy of dams, impoundments and appurtenant structures and application of geotechnical computer models.
  • Conducts dam failure analysis and prepares engineering reports summarizing and interpreting the findings of the field inspection and the geotechnical analyses conducted.
  • Exercises professional engineering judgment as to the seriousness of any deficiencies.
  • Consults and advises the section supervisor whether identified deficiencies warrant enforcement activity. Consults with engineering specialists in the DSO to obtain their input on hydrologic, geotechnical and structural issues.
  • Prepares reports documenting inspection findings.
Plan Review and Construction Inspection of New and Modified Dams:
  • Reviews and conducts analyses of engineering design reports, construction plans and specifications, and the inspection of construction work for compliance with dam safety requirements.
  • Focuses on subjects related to geotechnical factors resulting in dam failures.
  • Applies computer models for the analysis of the geotechnical elements of dams.
  • Consults with engineering specialists in the DSO to obtain their input on hydrologic, geotechnical and structural issues.
  • Meets with dam owners and engineers to answer questions and resolve differences on design approach.
  • Endorses agency approval of plans and specifications as appropriate.
  • Conducts construction inspections of dams to ensure they are built in accordance with approved plans and specifications.
Please note: This position is being re-posted in order to increase the size of the applicant pool. If you previously applied you do not have to re-apply.

This recruitment will remain open until filled. The initial screening will be June 1, 2017. In order to be considered for the initial screening, please submit an application on or before May 31, 2017. The agency reserves the right to make an appointment any time after the initial screening date.

Required Qualifications:

A Master's degree with a major study in geotechnical engineering


Registration as a Professional Engineer in the state of Washington or another state based on registration requirements equivalent to those in Washington AND two (2) years of experience in environmental engineering.


An Engineer-In-Training Certificate or a Bachelor's degree with major study in geotechnical engineering


Registration as a Professional Engineer in the state of Washington or another state based on registration requirements equivalent to those in Washington AND three (3) years of experience in environmental engineering.

NOTE: A Ph.D. in one of the above engineering fields will substitute for two (2) years of the environmental engineering experience.

NOTE: Requirements for professional registration as an engineer in the state of Washington are eight years of professional experience (which may include up to four years of college-level engineering education) and successful completion of sixteen hours of professional licensing exams. Applicants qualifying through the licensing equivalency option must achieve professional registration as an engineer in the state of Washington within six months of appointment to this class.

Desired Qualifications:
  • A Bachelor's Degree in civil engineering with a major study in Geotechnical Engineering.
  • Educational background and/or experience in the analysis of dams, slopes and/or other earthfill structures under static and seismic loading conditions.
  • Educational background and/or experience in the use of geosynthetics in the design and construction of dams and/or other earthfill structures.
  • Field experience inspecting dams and/or slopes to evaluate their adequacy from a geotechnical engineering point of view.
  • Field experience on the inspection of construction work for dams and/or other earthfill structures.
  • Excellent people and communication skills, both written and verbal applied in technical assistance and regulatory role.
  • Commitment to public safety and service.
Special Requirements / Conditions of Employment:
  • A cover letter describing how your experience, skills and abilities meet the required qualifications of this position.
  • A resume outlining your professional experience.

Application Instructions:

Please include the following documents as an attachment to your application:
  • A cover letter describing how your experience, skills and abilities meet the required qualifications of this position.
  • A resume outlining your professional experience.
Please complete the applicant profile when applying for this position.

Please read the supplemental questions carefully and answer completely. Incomplete responses, including "please see resume" may disqualify you from further consideration.

Department of Ecology employees, please make sure to answer the agency-wide questions regarding permanent status as a classified employee within the Washington General Service or Washington Management Service. Do not forget to select Department of Ecology as a response to question 2, and type your personnel ID number for question 3. If you are not sure of your status or do not know your personnel ID number, please contact Human Resources.

If you are reading this announcement in print format, please visit www.careers.wa.gov to access the online recruitment system. Click on "Look for Jobs" and select Dept. of Ecology under the "Department" search list. Click "Apply Search."


If you need assistance applying for this job, please e-mail mailto:careers@ecy.wa.gov. Please do not send an email to this address to follow-up the status of your application. You can view the latest status of your application on your profile's main page.

If you have specific questions about the position, please email Joe Witczak at: Joe.witczak@ecy.wa.gov. Please do not contact Joe to inquire about the status of your application.

The act of submitting application materials electronically is considered affirmation that the information is complete and truthful. The state may verify this information and any untruthful or misleading answers are cause for rejection of your application or dismissal if employed.

This position is included in the Washington Federation of State Employees (WFSE) union bargaining unit for the Department of Ecology. All employees covered by the collective bargaining agreement (CBA) with the WFSE will, as a condition of employment, either become members of the WFSE and pay membership dues or, as non-members, pay a representation fee as described in the CBA, no later than the 30th day following the effective date of this CBA or the beginning of their employment.

The Washington State Department of Ecology 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, veterans or people with military status, and people of all sexual orientations and gender identities are encouraged to apply. Persons needing accommodation in the application/testing process or this job announcement in an alternative format may call (360) 407-6186. Applicants who are deaf or hard of hearing may call the Washington Relay Service by dialing 7-1-1 or 1-800-833-6388.

Project Manager Construction Materials and Testing - Kleinfelder Posted 04/28/2017

Kleinfelder is an employee-owned architectural, engineering, and science consulting firm providing solutions to meet our world's complex infrastructure and natural resource challenges.

Kleinfelder has nearly 2,000 employee-owners with offices nationwide and abroad. With over 50 years of experience, Kleinfelder's reputation for providing innovative, commonsense solutions to the most complex challenges has solidified its status as a trusted partner to its global clients and a leader in the industry. Working as a team, Kleinfelder’s bright people will deliver the right solutions.

Kleinfelder is actively seeking a Construction Materials Testing and Inspection Project Manager in our Seattle WA Office. If you are looking for an opportunity to work with a dynamic, growing team of Inspection and Testing professionals, leading project teams, and interacting with clients to consistently deliver their programs, this may be the opportunity you have been looking for.

A Washington Professional Engineer (PE) license or ability to obtain within 4 months of employment is required.

This is an excellent opportunity for someone with proven construction and materials testing and inspection experience.

Our Seattle Construction Services team has a strong multi-year backlog of challenging projects that is actively growing. We are looking for a leader, who has a minimum of 7 years of experience related to construction materials testing, inspection, and construction support services.

The position's responsibilities include leadership of multi-certified inspection personnel working in the Transportation, Water, and Commercial sectors.

Position is responsible for:
  • client development and proposal preparation,
  • project management,
  • report writing, and
  • engineering oversight to the lab manager and inspection personnel.
  • The successful candidate will bring strong verbal and written communication skills, an understanding of the services being provided, and a proven ability to lead teams.
Experience: 7 - 8 years of related experience, 4 - 5 years project management experience preferred and knowledge of applicable laws and regulations required. 1 - 2 years supervisory/management experience desired. Certifications or registrations (P.E.) as mandated by profession.

Education: Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of experience and education required.

Kleinfelder offers an excellent compensation and benefits package, including: medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) plan, and paid holidays.

Kleinfelder is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans (Compliant with the new VEVRAA and Section 503 rules)

To apply go to www.kleinfelder.com, Careers, Career Search, Requisition Number 45925

Project Manager - City of Marysville Posted 04/10/2017

Performs civil engineering work in the planning, design, and construction of municipal capital projects. Serves as lead engineer for assigned projects and performs project management responsibilities including coordinating and/or directing the work of consultants, city project team members, other city departments, outside agencies as well as other external stakeholders such as franchise utilities and private developers. Requires Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering or related field such as construction management, 3 years related experience, or equivalent combination. P.E. required. Apply online at http://marysvillewa.gov. Follow the Job Opportunities link. Open until filled. First review 4/19/17. EOE/AA

Project Engineer - City of Marysville Posted 04/13/2017

Project Engineer
City of Marysville
$5,695.00 to $7,633.00 per month plus benefits.

Performs a variety of professional engineering assignments in design, construction, or land development which require the application of standard engineering principles and methods.

Requires three years civil engineering experience; Bachelor of Science degree in civil engineering or related field; or equivalent combination. Engineer-In-Training Certificate is required, Washington Professional Engineer’s license is preferred. Apply online at http://marysvillewa.gov. Follow the Job Opportunities link. Open until filled. First review April 26, 2017. EOE/AA

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