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KPFF Consulting Engineers Engineering-Senior Civil Transportation Engineer 10 Yrs. Exp. - 2723 in Seattle, Washington

About the Role: The Special Projects Division of KPFF is growing and looking for an ambitious and initiative-driven Senior Civil Transportation Engineer to strengthen our dynamic team in Seattle or Tacoma, WA. You will be at the heart of downtown, working on a diverse range of complex roadway and transportation improvements on design-build projects. As a key member, you'll not only refine your existing expertise in transportation engineering, but also dive deep into the realms of design, project management, and delivering unparalleled client service. Get ready to surround yourself with an unmatched support system, amplify your capabilities, and become a true consulting expert in the field! What You'll Be Doing: Civil Design and Development:

  • Apply your engineering expertise to diverse projects, collaborating with teams to devise innovative solutions drawing on best practices in areas such as linear utility projects, street improvements, design/build initiatives, and transportation infrastructure.
  • Contribute to projects involving waterfront developments and industrial developments, leveraging your skills to drive successful outcomes in these specialized areas.
  • Learn to assess risks and develop mitigation strategies to contribute to project success.
  • Gain experience in ensuring regulatory compliance throughout the project lifecycle, including understanding regulations and permitting requirements.
  • Enhance your skills in identifying and overcoming challenges through innovative problem-solving approaches, utilizing both traditional and modern engineering techniques.

Project Leadership:

  • Managing project tasks, ensuring efficient coordination of timelines, budgets, and resources to achieve successful project outcomes.
  • Conduct site visits and inspections as necessary to ensure compliance with project requirements and industry standards.
  • Mentor team members to support their professional growth and development.

Client Engagement and Exceptional Service:

  • Foster strong client relationships by actively listening to client needs, providing clear communication, and delivering customized solutions that align with their objectives.
  • Serve as a trusted advisor to clients, offering expert guidance and proactive support throughout all phases of the project lifecycle.

Who We're Looking For:

  • Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering.
  • Minimum of 10 years of civil design experience with a PE in the State of Washington or ability to get reciprocity. (Internship experience is appreciated but does not count towards the three-year minimum requirement.)
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Programs
  • Advanced MicroStation, InRoads, and OpenRoads design experience is required.
  • ArcGIS, AutoCAD, Civil3D and other engineering design software proficiency is a plus
  • Working knowledge of AASHTO, A Policy on Geometric Design of Highways and Streets, 7th Edition,
  • Working knowledge of USDOT/FHWA, MUTCD for Streets and Highways, 2009 Edition,
  • Working knowledge of AASHTO, Roadside Design Guide, 4th Edition,
  • Strong knowledge of construction means, methods and techniques
  • Experience and ability to prepare roadway/transportation design documents and specifications is required
  • Familiarity with WSDOT Standard Plans and Standard Specifications and Design Manual
  • Excellent teamwork, communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • Proven capability to work dynamically and effectively in a collaborative environment.
  • Demonstrated enthusiasm for developing design and project management skills.
  • Commitment to delivering exceptional client service and exceeding expectations.

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