Supervising Drainage Engineer - Transportation Infrastructure

    • SPARTA, Inc. dba Cobham Analytic Solutions
  • Posted 60+ days ago | Updated 3 hours ago


USD 100,400.00 - 203,600.00 per year
Full Time


Value engineering
Civil engineering
HR management
Security clearance
Life insurance

Job Details

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Job Description:

Supervising Drainage Engineer - Transportation Infrastructure - Pacific Northwest


Parsons has a challenging and rewarding opportunity for a motivated Supervising Drainage Engineer to join our team in the Pacific Northwest. The successful candidate will lead a practice specializing in Transportation Drainage, Stormwater Management and Hydrology and Hydraulics, and Fish Passage engineering services. In this role, you will lead a team of professionals overseeing drainage and hydrology components of multiple transportation projects. The project portfolio includes highway improvement projects, fish passage projects and transit projects, with an emphasis on drainage design work in the Seattle and Washington area. Our Seattle-based office primarily supports projects in Washington State, but our geography includes projects in Oregon and Hawaii, and there are opportunities to support projects in other regions of the U.S. and Canada.


In this role, you will act as the primary interface with Parsons' Project Manager and discipline leads and supervise all drainage/hydrology aspects of major transportation projects on both conventional and design/build projects. You will be a key member of our Mobility Solutions practice assisting in pursuing and executing these projects.

Leadership responsibilities include:
  • Lead a team while building and managing relationships with key clients.
  • Demonstrate excellent design expertise, mentor and lead engineers in the preparation of plans and reports
  • Manage projects profitably, transition work to qualified staff, grow and mentor staff, help recruit, and be a positive role model.
  • Maintain affiliation with professional societies to keep abreast of current technologies.

Management responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Overseeing your team's technical deliverables and meeting project schedules from design through construction, as necessary.
  • Supervise the production of project plans and reports
  • Promote technical excellence on projects, ensuring that adequate checking is performed in accordance with discipline checking policy and procedures.
  • Ensure that discipline design work is coordinated with project staff and engineers from other disciplines by maintaining clear and frequent communications.
  • Establish budgets, ensure quality and timeliness of deliverables, and supervise the execution of work.

Desired Qualifications
  • 12 years or more of experience in transportation drainage, stormwater, and hydrology engineering and design with at least 5 years directly managing projects or tasks in Washington.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering, or related field.
  • Washington Professional Engineer license.
  • Knowledge of WSDOT standards and practices; WSDOT HRM Training and/or certification; and experience with: MGS Flood Software, Fish Passage Design, and Department of Ecology's Wetland Hydroperiod Protection.
  • Client contacts and relationships with local authorities having jurisdiction, resource agencies and other local, regional and state agencies.
  • Experience writing proposals, scopes of work, and budgets for projected work.
  • Ability to effectively communicate at all levels of the organization.
  • Ability to manage & mentor staff, and direct resources effectively in a positive manner.

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:
Not Applicable/None

This position is part of our Critical Infrastructure team.

For more than 75 years, our experts have designed and delivered the critical infrastructure that connects and protects communities around the world. We work in diverse, collaborative teams, both within the company and with our partners and customers, to plan, design, build, and modernize infrastructure. We take special pride in projects and solutions that improve communities as well as people's quality of life by promoting economic growth, enhancing mobility, and increasing sustainability and resiliency. Powered by our people, we provide the imagination necessary to support our customers' visions-and to help them see new possibilities.

Salary Range:
$100,400.00 - $203,600.00

We value our employees and want our employees to take care of their overall wellbeing, which is why we offer best-in-class benefits such as medical, dental, vision, paid time off, Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP), 401(k), life insurance, flexible work schedules, and holidays to fit your busy lifestyle!

This position will be posted for a minimum of 3 days and will continue to be posted for an average of 30 days until a qualified applicant is selected or the position has been cancelled.

Parsons is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility in the workplace. Diversity is ingrained in who we are, how we do business, and is one of our company's core values. Parsons equally employs representation at all job levels for minority, female, disabled, protected veteran and LGBTQ+.

We truly invest and care about our employee's wellbeing and provide endless growth opportunities as the sky is the limit, so aim for the stars! Imagine next and join the Parsons quest-APPLY TODAY!
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