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Roadway/Transportation Engineer

Company: KPFF Consulting Engineers
Location: lacey
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:


KPFF Lacey is actively hiring for motivated, energetic, and experienced personnel. Applications should include resume and cover letter.

KPFF Lacey office works with public agencies, developers, contractors, and architects to provide Civil Engineering design and Surveying for site and roadway improvements. KPFF has been in business since 1960 and has an excellent reputation as an industry leader.We believe in encouraging personal and professional growth, and work hard at providing a solid structure with minimal organizational restrictions. We hire people who are creative, highly skilled, and who approach each job with integrity and in the best interest of the client.

KPFFs roadway/transportation design team is structured within company precepts that great people thrive in an environment that enables freedom and independence while also providing the necessary amount of accountability and support. Trust and excellence are foundational values for our company. Our non-bureaucratic approach depends on trustworthy people who are dedicated to excellence in everything they do.

We focus on the long term: Build lasting relationships, maintain an excellent reputation, help improve our profession, help our clients to succeed, and provide increasing opportunities for the great people that make up KPFF.

KPFF Consulting Engineers is an engineering firm with over 1,200 employees nationwide, headquartered in Seattle, Washington. We offer:

Competitive Benefits Competitive salaries Performance based bonuses Flexible working hours Great work environment KPFF is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.


KPFFs Lacey office is seeking aRoadway/Transportation Engineer with 5+ years experience in this area of expertise and a passion for roadway/transportation engineering.

This position will allow you to work with a variety of clients including Public Works Agencies, Transit Agencies, private developers, and contractors in support of their transportation projects. The work will include all aspects of a project from design and permitting through construction.

In general you will have an instrumental role in completing full PS for transportation projects including but not limited to roadway horizontal/vertical design, ADA compliance, pedestrian/bicycle facilities, traffic signal/interconnect design, channelization/signing, traffic control development, sewer/water improvements, and storm drainage design. You will also be responsible for preparation of technical reports and specifications, agency permitting coordination, and construction cost estimating.

You will have a unique opportunity to assist in the development and expansion of the transportation portion of our office. This will consist of support in marketing efforts such as preparation of Statement of Qualifications, attending project job interviews, and participation in marketing strategy efforts.

You will work closely with other Professional Engineers, Project Managers, AutoCAD drafters, and Administrative staff.


Qualified candidates should have a minimum of 5 years of experience in roadway/transportation engineering, Bachelors Degree, and a Civil Engineering PE License. Additional qualifications as follows:

Passionate about providing exceptional client service.
Strong technical and organizational abilities Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with colleagues and clients and to self-manage your time to ensure that commitments are met.
Ability to compose technical reports, memorandums, and other written communication.
Experience and knowledge of typical computer software programs used in civil engineering design including (AutoCAD, Civil 3D, Microsoft Office, Western Washington Hydraulic Model (WWHM), Stormshed, AutoTurn, etc.) Familiarity with preparation of Scope of Work and Fees.
Valid driver license with ability to drive company carsto job sites and off-site client meetings.


Ability to work in a team environment Willingness to participate in marketing efforts for transportation projects Strong organizational skills and attention to detail, including experience developing and maintaining project schedule, scope-of-work, and budget.
Ability to maintain and apply multiple client standards simultaneously Familiarity with roadway design standards and permitting requirements for Local Municipalities and Agencies.
Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with colleagues and clients and to self-manage your time to ensure that commitments are met.
Familiarity with WSDOT Standard Specifications, Plans, and Design Manual.
Familiarity with WSDOT LAG Manual Requirements Familiarity with traffic engineering analysis

KPFF is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

If you are interested in this position, please submit your resume and a letter of interest by clicking the apply now link below. Applications should include resume and cover letter.


We believe that people are at their best when they have a purpose and are self-motivated from the core of their ideology. We believe in giving individuals the opportunity to pursue and develop an area of expertise and practice that follows their passion and improves our team and culture. We believe in supporting these pursuits both professionally and personally. This belief is at the core of our employees and KPFFs success.

Keywords: KPFF Consulting Engineers, Lacey , Roadway/Transportation Engineer, Other , lacey, Washington

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