Transportation Engineer - Infrastructure in Seattle, WA at Parsons

Date Posted: 11/23/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Seattle, WA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    11/23/2019

Job Description

Associate Civil Engineer – Transportation Infrastructure

Opportunity :

Parsons is seeking an entry/ junior level Civil Design Engineer to support design of transportation road and highway systems and structural bridge infrastructure for  Washington State DOT projects  and surrounding regional projects.  We are actively looking for a great candidate to join our stable and growing Seattle office. The successful candidate will work with a team to ensure that the projects are designed in accordance with current manuals and specifications, as well as following accepted industry practices and procedures.

Parsons extensive experience in this field, combined with your engineering knowledge, will propel your career forward with opportunity for advancement with top performance. Training, development and opportunities to work on marquee projects as you and our fast-paced business grow and evolve. We need our engineers to be versatile, enthusiastic to work in highly flexible, team-oriented environment and who have exceptional communication, analytical and organizational skills.

This position is open to new or recent graduates of a Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree program in Civil Engineering.

Responsibilities :

  • Work will include horizontal & vertical alignment design, roadway 3D modeling, estimating, quantity calculations, technical reports, plan details, and detailed engineering analyses.
  • Other duties may include pavement design, traffic engineering, signing and lighting. Candidate will interface with CAD designers, other engineers and clients.
  • May also work with structural bridge design for road & highway systems   
  • The successful candidate will gain great experience in transportation engineering not only in Washington State but may support other regional or national projects 
  • Completes a variety of assignments such as drawings, specifications, and other materials suitable for procurement and construction purposes, utilizing CAE/CAD as applicable.
  • Prepares standard engineering computations, material quality takeoffs, estimates, surveys, and designs.
  • Prepares detailed requisitions for equipment and materials.
  • Reviews small and portions of larger supplier drawing submittals and assists in performing technical bid analyses.
  • Prepares and issues specifications, data sheets, and other construction documents.
  • Provides input and technical guidance to CAD Designer/Drafters, Designers, and lower-level Engineers working on the same project.
  • Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.

Qualifications:

  • 4-year degree in Civil or Structural Engineering (or related field)
  • 0-2 years or more of related work experience. 
  • In addition, an Engineer-in-Training (EIT) Certificate is preferred.
  • Any experience or previous internship work with state DOT highway projects desirable
  • Familiarity with the following design software is also a plus: Microstation, Inroads, and Excel.

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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.