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Civil Engineer - Transportation

Company: MacKay Sposito
Location: Federal Way
Posted on: March 15, 2023

Job Description:

MacKay Sposito is seeking a Civil Engineer - EIT to join our growing Transportation and Public Works team. We have some fantastic projects on the horizon and we are looking for a bright and collaborative individual to add to our already talented team. -
When you see the words "we're just like family" in a job posting, do you run for the hills? We get it. But rest assured, when we say "family" at MacKay Sposito, we don't mean your weird uncle. Think of us as your cool cousins: the ones you play ping pong and darts with at every reunion, or actually look forward to meeting for happy hour. Because we like to do all that stuff, too! (And don't even get us started on cornhole tournaments or Chili Dog Day). Yes, we're serious about our work - but we're serious about fun, too. If that sounds good to you, let's talk. Because life is too short to dread Mondays.
Why join the MacKay Sposito team?

  • A people-first culture - We are dedicated to our employees and their families. We want to do what's best for them, and their well-being helps drive our business decisions. - - -

  • Stable project backlog - We have dependable project work for the next year-plus, and are well- positioned to win new projects. -

  • Strong business development team - This position is supported by a talented, organized, and proven business development team and processes, with a 68% proposal hit rate in 2022. - -

  • Excellent reputation - Through our nearly 50-year history, MacKay Sposito has built and maintained an excellent reputation in our community, and with our clients and business partners. You'll be joining a team with a strong foundation and reputation that you can be proud to be part of.

  • We give back to the community - MacKay Sposito and our employees believe in giving back to the communities we serve. As a firm, we supported a host of local organizations focusing on our community pillars of veterans and youth. In 2022, our team members volunteered as commissioners, committee and board members, youth coaches, and a host of other volunteer positions and initiatives.

    We intend to fill this position with a candidate who brings with them a critical and related set of skills, knowledge, and experiences. All are encouraged to apply, even those who believe they do not meet every single one of the qualifications. Simply put, we are interested in finding the best candidate for the job. -
    Keys to Success:

    • Excited about and able to quickly learn new skills.

    • Ability to understand and resolve engineering problems and apply approved engineering methods and standards

    • Work under the supervision and guidance of professional engineers

    • Review and interpret plans, site layouts, specifications, and construction methods to ensure compliance to code and design requirements and safety regulations.

    • Ability to actively manage individual tasks assigned to meet deadlines, communicate, and work effectively in a team environment.

    • Prepare engineering designs and specifications on assigned portions of a project accurately and in a timely manner.

    • Prepare construction cost estimates including calculating quantities and determining unit costs.

    • Develop reports, memos and other project documentation.

    • Provide analytical assessment of complex engineering data such as design calculations, specifications, and other technical data.

    • Ability to build and maintain professional co-worker and client relationships.


      • Requires a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering, or related field.

      • Have a good understanding of the primary disciplines of civil engineering

      • Preferred 1+ years of experience in Civil Engineering EIT Certification preferred

      • Preferred experience in Public Works transportation and utility projects.

      • Ability to develop project drawings, plans, specifications, and calculations.

      • Strong aptitude and demonstrated hands-on experience with AutoCAD and Civil 3D -

      • Excellent computer, writing, communication and customer service skills.

      • Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel.

        What You'll Gain From Working Here:
        Employees of MacKay Sposito are united by our drive for excellence, our passion for innovation, and the responsibility we take for our clients' success. We also like to sprinkle in a bit of fun. This combination makes MacKay Sposito an enjoyable and rewarding place to work.
        Our Values:
        At MacKay Sposito, we're serious about our work, but we don't take ourselves too seriously. We have a unique and diverse mix of employees who enjoy each other's company. In addition to having first-rate technical skills, we search out people who are friendly, honest and dedicated to their work. We know work isn't only about who you work for, it is also about what you do and how you do it. Led by the strength of our values and a culture shaped by employee ownership, we network with each other, build on each other's contributions, and collaborate together to make great things possible. -
        We believe firmly in the principle of constructive candor - always telling the client everything they need to know to make fully informed decisions. By creating a positive, committed and supportive environment, we're able to challenge our people to be the best that they can be, and to celebrate every success.
        About MacKay Sposito:
        With a diversified portfolio of business segments including civil engineering, landscape architecture, land surveying, construction management, environmental services, and entitlement and planning services, coupled with our strategic mix of public and private clients, we feel well positioned for stability and growth.
        MacKay Sposito is all about building lasting relationships and strong communities, whether connecting public and private sectors, helping our clients put together a complex mixed-use masterplan development, getting power to a remote rural outpost, or improving a city's facilities. At our core, we're committed to honesty, dedication and relationships. These pillars make up the foundation of how we treat our people, and ultimately our clients
        We encourage you to ask around about us. Do some digging. We're confident that you'll want to learn more. And we look forward to talking with you about a future with MacKay Sposito. - -
        Please note that the salary information shown below is a general guideline only. Salaries are based upon candidate experience and qualifications, as well as various market and business considerations.
        The wage range for this position is $31.00 - $39.00/hr depending on experience and placement in an Engineering I - Engineering IV job title.
        Full time employees receive a - well rounded benefit package including access to our company sponsored Medical, Dental, Vision, FSA, and Supplemental Life Insurance plans. 100% company paid Life Insurance, Short Term Disability, and Long Term Disability coverage. Employees are eligible to participate in our company 401k plan with up to a 4% match Additionally, employees also receive paid vacation time, paid sick time, and 11 paid holidays. MacKay Sposito pays for expenses associated with licensure as well as annual profit sharing bonuses.
        Employment requires passing a pre-employment background check and drug screen. -
        As a federal Contractor we participate in E-Verify and are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
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