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Mackay Sposito Civil Engineer in Federal Way, Washington

Are you a Civil Engineer with experience in land development and public road design, including grading design, water and sanitary sewer design, road plan and profiles, and storm drainage design?  If so, we might just have a spot for you on our Federal Way engineering team. We are looking for a collaborative individual with to add to our already talented team.  We offer a comfortable and collaborative work environment with flexible work arrangement options available. We’re serious about our work – but we’re serious about fun, too. If that sounds good to you, let’s talk. Because life is too short to dread Mondays.

Recent college graduates will be considered.

Why join the MacKay Sposito team?

  • A people-first culture - We are dedicated to our employees and their families. We want to do what’s best for them, and their well-being helps drive our business decisions.   

  • Strong business development team - This position is supported by a talented, organized, and proven business development team and processes.

  • Excellent reputation - Through our nearly 50-year history, MacKay Sposito has built and maintained an excellent reputation in our community, and with our clients and business partners. You’ll be joining a team with a strong foundation and reputation that you can be proud to be part of.

  • We give back to the community - MacKay Sposito and our employees believe in giving back to the communities we serve. As a firm, we supported a host of local organizations focusing on our community pillars of veterans and youth. Our team members volunteered as commissioners, committee and board members, youth coaches, and a host of other volunteer positions and initiatives.


  • Ability to understand and resolve engineering problems and adapt approved engineering methods and standards

  • Review and interpret plans, site layouts, specifications and construction methods to ensure compliance to legal requirements and safety regulations.

  • Meet deadlines, communicate and work closely in a team environment, and execute complex engineering activities reliably.

  • Prepare engineering designs and specifications on assigned portions of a project accurately and in a timely manner.

  • Prepare cost estimates with quantities and cost of materials, equipment, or time and cost of labor to determine project feasibility and bond quantity amounts.

  • Provide analytical assessment of complex engineering data, such as design agreements, design calculations, preliminary specifications, and other technical data.

  • Ability to build and maintain professional co-worker, client, and community relationships.


  • Requires a Bachelor Degree in Civil Engineering

  • Aptitude and demonstrated hands-on experience with computer applications in Civil Engineering in AutoCAD Civil 3D

  • Excellent computer, writing, communication and customer service skills

  • EIT certification preferred

    Our Values:

    At MacKay Sposito, we’re serious about our work, but we don’t take ourselves too seriously. We have a unique and diverse mix of employees who enjoy each other’s company. In addition to having first-rate technical skills, we search for people who are friendly, honest, and dedicated to the team and their work.

    We believe in constructive candor with our clients and colleagues - sharing our full knowledge and expertise to allow for fully informed decisions. By creating a positive, committed, and supportive environment, we are able to challenge our people to be the best they can be and to celebrate every success. 

    About MacKay Sposito:

    With a diversified portfolio of business segments including civil engineering, landscape architecture, land surveying, construction management, environmental services, and entitlement and planning services, coupled with our strategic mix of public and private clients, we are well-positioned for stability and growth.

    MacKay Sposito is about building lasting relationships and strong communities, whether it’s connecting public and private sectors, helping our clients plan and design a complex mixed-use master plan development, powering a remote rural outpost, or improving a city’s facilities. At our core, we’re committed to honesty, dedication, and relationships. These pillars make up the foundation of how we treat our people, and ultimately our clients.

    Please note that the salary information shown below is a general guideline only. Salaries are based on candidate experience and qualifications, as well as various market and business considerations.

    The wage range for this position is $33.00 - $40.00 per hour depending on experience and placement into a Civil Engineer I - Civil Engineer IV job title

    Full-time employees receive a well-rounded benefits package including access to our company-sponsored Medical, Dental, Vision, FSA, and Supplemental Life Insurance plans. 100% company paid Life Insurance, Short Term Disability, and Long Term Disability coverage. Employees are eligible to participate in our company 401k plan with up to a 4% match. Additionally, employees also receive paid vacation time, paid sick time, and 11 paid holidays. MacKay Sposito pays for expenses associated with licensure as well as annual profit-sharing bonuses.

    Employment requires passing a pre-employment background check and drug screen. 

    As a federal Contractor, we participate in E-Verify and are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

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