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Jacobs Lead Storm Drainage Design Engineer (Design Build) in Bellevue, Washington

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As a Lead Storm Drainage Design Engineer for our designated Design-Build practice, you’ll have opportunity to provide leadership on a variety of exciting, career-defining infrastructure projects including some of the region’s leading large-scale transportation projects.

Our Bellevue-based team is seeking a Lead Storm Drainage Design Engineer to work on Design-Build projects. In this role, you will be joining the premiere Design-Build team in Washington state, working on complex design-build highway and fish passage projects for Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) and others. Design-Build projects provide the opportunity to work across a large, multidisciplinary, in-house delivery team and the contractor, allowing you to see your designs constructed shortly after plans are released. This position offers ample opportunity for career growth as you lead our teams and support their development.

As a Lead Storm Drainage Design Engineer , you will be responsible for stormwater design and drainage design revisions made throughout the duration of the Design-Build contracts. You will lead our drainage design team and be focused on production of final design plans and calculations that meet WSDOT standards and Request for Proposal (RFP) requirements.

You will lead the team in producing the drainage design on highway and fish passage projects. Work may range from preliminary design for a proposal to final construction documents, including writing and assembling stormwater and hydraulic reports. Typical activities may include performing hydrologic and hydraulic analysis, providing detailed calculations, and producing construction plans, and drainage reports as well as coordinating with contractors, owners, and other discipline leads. You will also mentor entry- and mid-level staff.

In this role, you will have the opportunity to exercise judgment and make recommendations in the development and creation of storm drainage plans for complex, multidisciplinary Design-Build projects. Join our team and help us serve our local communities while contributing toward the collective regional progress on fish passage improvements as well as this growing project delivery model.

Jacobs health and welfare benefits are designed to invest in you, and in the things you care about. Your health. Your well-being. Your security. Your future. Typical benefits offered include flexible work schedules and opportunities to work remotely, educational reimbursement, retirement benefits, employee stock purchase plan, health benefits, disability benefits, life and accident insurance, voluntary benefits, paid time off and paid holidays, and parental leave.

Typical salary range for a Career level position is $110,800 to $193,900 and a Senior level position is $133,800 to $234,200. Final salary is commensurate with experience relative to the position. For “remote” positions, salary to be offered is geographic dependent.

Here’s what you’ll need :

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering or similar

  • Have a Washington PE license, or have the qualifications and ability to attain a Washington PE license within 12 months

  • 10 years of experience in the design and construction of highway-related drainage elements, including Temporary Erosion Sediment Control (TESC) plans and Construction Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plans (CSWPPP)

  • Familiarity with WSDOT and Washington State Department of Ecology design manuals

  • Strong experience with MicroStations (2D)

  • Working knowledge of Inroads (3D)

  • Experience with hydrologic modeling using Western Washington Hydraulic Model or MGS Flood

  • 2 to 3 years of recent WSDOT highway drainage design experience

  • Ability to work independently and manage design tasks

Ideally, you’ll also have:

  • Experience on Design-Build projects

  • Completion of the WSDOT Highway Runoff Manual training course

  • Familiarity with 1D and 2D HEC-RAS Models, SRH2D Models

  • Envision Sustainability Professional or LEED Accredited Professional

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