Senior Drainage Engineer - Seattle, WA in Seattle, WA at Parsons

Date Posted: 11/23/2019

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    Seattle, WA
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Job Description

Senior Drainage Engineer - Seattle, Washington  

Ready to put your Drainage Design expertise to work on complex highway projects?   Parsons is now hiring an experienced Senior Drainage Designer with a desire to work on creating innovative, practical solutions to various road & highway transportation projects in Washington State that enhance the urban fabric of our community.

In this role, you will be engaged in applying your drainage expertise in designing culverts for interstation roads or transit.  


Engineering designs including: project research, storm/drain collection and conveyance systems, storm-water management facilities, construction plans preparation and detail designs all using WSDOT criteria.

  • Apply knowledge of other transportation disciplines that influence the design of drainage features, such as: roadway, structures, signing and pavement marking, signalization and intelligent transportation systems.
  • State Water Management District Permit packages and WSDOT drainage design documentation reports.
  • Manage a team of engineers/designers developing drainage plans, calculations and specifications.
  • Coordinate plans, calculations and specifications amongst the different engineering disciplines.
  • Perform Quality Control to ensure designs, plans and calculations are complete and accurate.
  • Participate in business development activities, assisting in the creation of letters of response and technical proposals/presentations


  • At least 8+ years of drainage related work experience working on DOT projects. Washington State DOT experience is highly desirable
  • Bachelor's 4-year Degree in Civil Engineering or a related field- accredited four-year college.
  • Professional Engineering (PE) Registration is required.
  • Proficiency in MicroStation/GEOPAK/Inroads processes.
  • Knowledge and use of GIS a plus.
  • Proficiency in ICPR, ASAD, GEOPAK Drainage and HEC-RAS programs. 
  • Experience and a working knowledge of WSDOT plans preparation/design standard is desirable.             
  • Strong work ethic and ability to organize and manage engineering design teams’ tasks to meet project milestones and budgets.
  • Exceptional verbal communication and tech


Ready for action? We’re looking for the kind of people who see this opportunity and don’t hesitate to act. Parsons is a leader in the world of Technical Services and Engineering. We hire people with a broad set of technical skills who have proven experience tackling some of the greatest challenges. Take your next step and apply today.