Civil Engineer/Project Manager


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Located in Lacey, WA

Salary: $90,000-$130,000/yr DOE

Express is now hiring for a Civil Engineer/Project Manager at a local civil engineering company based out of Lacey, WA. This is a Direct Hire opportunity. The schedule will be full-time Monday-Friday. The compensation for this position will start at $90,000-$130,000/yr DOE with a high bonus incentive program (10%-20% bump in compensation once established). This company offers a benefits package to include medical and life insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan with 3% contributions (no matching requirements), and vacation/sick/holiday pay. 


Job Details: Candidate must have work experience with managing fish passage projects and providing lead design services for projects of all sizes. Scope of services ranges from hydraulic modeling, structure selection, stream design, large woody material design, and streambed stability analysis in accordance with Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife Water Crossing Design Guidelines and the US Forest Service Stream Simulation Design.

This company is seeking a self-motivated and energetic Project Manager that thrives working in a team-oriented culture for a Fish Passage Group to manage and design a wide variety of projects. As a Fish Passage Engineer/Project Manager, you may be responsible for:

  • Overall responsibility for lead design and/or management of specific projects
  • Primary interface with clients on project coordination and design
  • Supervise and direct project engineers and drafters
  • Directly responsible for the technical content and quality control on specific projects, as established with Principal-In-Charge
  • Establishing project fees, managing budget and scheduling commitments with Principal-In-Charge of the projects
  • Track project cost and timing to ensure fulfillment of contract commitments and profitability


Job Requirements:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • BSCE- Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering
  • EIT- Engineer in Training
  • 4-8 years experience 
  • Experience and knowledge of typical computer software programs used for civil engineering design including: AutoCAD, Civil3D, MS Office, Western WA Hydraulic Model (WWHM), Hydraulic Engineering Center's River Analysis System (HEC-RAS 1D)
  • Experience and knowledge developing site specific hydrology using continuous simulation Modeling software, stream gauge record data, and accepted equations (i.e. rational method, USGS regression, etc.)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Civil Engineering PE License
  • Experience with the following: Stream assessment, Geomorphic assessment/analysis, WDFW Water Crossing Design Guidelines stream simulation design, Scour analysis, Stream bed stability design, Large Woody Material stability analysis, FEMA no-rise analysis and certification, MSGFlood software, 2D hydraulic modeling (SRH-2D, HEC-RAS 2D, SRH-2D, CivilGEO HECRAS 2D, etc) Hydraulic report writing, Fish passage structure sizing and geometric design (excluding structural design)

Preferred Skills:

  • Must be a self starter and self motivated
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Willingness to work on a variety of project types
  • Ability to shift between different project types easily
  • Ability to maintain and apply multiple client standards simultaneously


How to Apply:



Express Employment Professionals offers benefits including Medical Benefits that meet ACA Requirements, Washington Paid Sick Leave & Holiday Pay for full time employees (after working 500 hours and averaging at least 35hrs/wk excluding overtime).

Express Office: Olympia
1120 Harrison Avenue Northwest
Olympia, WA 98502
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