Project Manager - Transportation Design

We are seeking a dynamic and driven transportation engineer with project management experience to join their transportation design team. The transportation engineering work is varied, detail- and specification-dependent, and they welcome new opportunities and challenges. With great problem-solving skills and a desire to contribute your expertise working with design plans and elements such as traffic analysis, signal and lighting design, and roadway planning, you'll be a key player as we develop and execute a wide variety of projects out of our Seattle office.

Are you looking for an opportunity with a growing company that will bring you individual career development growth?

Does working for a company that is dedicated to serving communities and each other sound like a fit for you?

Then please send us your resume, we want to meet you!

Who we are

We're 100% employee-owned company with the mission to serve our clients, communities, and each other with creativity, knowledge, insight, and perspective. With great projects and a fun-loving team, our firm has been named as both one of the nation’s fastest-growing and best places to work multiple times in recent years. They specialize in civil engineering, transportation planning & design, environmental & urban planning, landscape architecture & design, and public outreach. Our mantra “Anticipate. Envision. Create” captures our work environment and project approach.

Project Managers at our client are energetic and skilled senior-level professionals who provide technical oversight and project management expertise on a variety of projects. Independence and initiative are critical as project managers must move projects forward with minimal oversight. This position requires skills to facilitate project development and execution, coordinate effectively with stakeholders, and supervise technical staff.

What our projects may include

  • Corridor design
  • Highway planning and design
  • Arterial and roundabout planning and design
  • Downtown transportation revitalization projects
  • City planning and engineering
  • Transit planning and design
  • Stormwater planning and design
  • Site development design

What you’ll be doing

  • Working with the community. They're looking for someone who can work with current and potential clients to make their projects a reality and the community a better place for all of us.
  • Establishing project objectives, policies, procedures, and performance expectations. Create, revise, and execute project work plans, delegate responsibilities and tasks, identify resources needed, and manage day-to-day operational aspects of projects and scopes.
  • Effectively communicate with coworkers and clients. Clear verbal and written communications will be an integral part of your work, including creating and delivering engaging, informative, and well-organized presentations, as well as managing project and team budgets and schedule with weekly tracking.
  • Managing projects. You will work with clients and your project teams to develop scopes, fees, and schedules and negotiate them with clients. Create, revise, and execute project management plans, delegate responsibilities and tasks, identify resources needed, and manage day-to-day operational aspects of projects and scopes.
  • Initiating and maintaining client relationships. To facilitate successful project completion, you will set and manage client expectations, communicate effectively to identify needs and options when project challenges arise, represent our client in project meetings, facilitate team/client meetings, and develop lasting relationships with client personnel that foster client loyalty and satisfaction.
  • Participating in business development. You will look for new work opportunities with existing and new clients, listen for and seek out new projects that may exist or are being formulated, identify add-on opportunities as they relate to specific projects, participate in proposal development for new projects, and participate in interviews and presentations as needed.
  • Providing oversight of project staff. You'll develop design alternatives, supervise design staff in preparation of PS&E, and ensure QA/QC process is followed.
  • Completing project documents. You’ll be responsible for the initiation and completion of any required documentation to support assigned projects, writing draft and final reports, developing draft reports in concert with other project team members, and reviewing deliverables prepared by the team prior to executive-level review and submission to clients.
  • Mentoring and coaching design staff in the development of projects. At the same time being mentored and coached by senior- and principal-level project managers.
  • Learning from some of the best! Our client is proud to have some of the top transportation professionals in the country. From national program designers to statewide award winners to international roundabout experts, you’ll learn from the best in the business.

 

What you bring

  • A passion for serving others, communication, creativity, and a commitment to high-quality work.
  • A PE license and a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering or equivalent.
  • 8+ years of progressively responsible transportation engineering experience.
  • AutoCAD and/or MicroStation 3D experience. Civil 3D and/or InRoads experience would be great.
  • Strong communication and leadership skills.
  • The ability to organize and delegate.
  • A healthy balance of logic and creativity.

What we bring

  • An autonomous and collaborative work environment, exceptional operational support, creative and supportive co-workers, and a compassionate leadership team. Plus other fun stuff including firm-wide parties, gold-medal virtual baking classes, fitness challenges, fantasy football league, trivia nights… and a variety of other creative ways they have found to come together and hang out, despite our offices being spread across and beyond Washington state.
  • Quality projects. We  pursue work that improves communities, challenges us, and makes a difference.
  • Community involvement opportunities and a charitable matching program.
  • Paid time off: paid vacation/sick time, paid holidays, and a floating holiday.
  • Retirement benefits: 401(k) & employee stock ownership plan (ESOP)
  • Health, disability, and other insurance plan options to fit your needs. Including HSA and FSA plans.
  • Free 24/7 access to the building’s health and fitness center.
  • An ORCA Pass

This is not a remote position.