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Engineering Group Manager

Toole Design
Seattle, WA
  • Posted: 17 days ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description
Toole Design Group in Seattle, WA is looking to hire an experienced and talented full-time Engineering Group Manager. Do you have a strong background in civil or transportation engineering? Do you have experience with roadway/corridor design or analyzing and designing streets and intersections? Do you love mentoring other engineers and bringing out the best in them? Are you passionate about sustainability and the opportunity to work on challenging multimodal projects that serve all people, not just motorists? Would you like to work for a firm that is committed to the well-being of its employees? If so, please consider joining our Seattle team.
This Engineering Group Manager position, with a focus on roadway design and active transportation, earns a competitive salary and great benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, disability, retirement, a health savings account (HSA), a flexible spending account (FSA), and PTO starting at 22 days. We practice what we preach and ensure that our employees also have access to multimodal transportation by providing them with financial incentives to bike, walk, or use transit for a better quality of life.

About Toole Design
Toole Design is a North American leader in the delivery of streets and public spaces where people can move freely and intuitively, enjoying the experience and being a part of the community instead of just moving through it. Since our start in 2003 as a single office in Maryland, we have expanded throughout the United States and Canada. Our talented team of planners, landscape architects and engineers are committed to delivering quality work that meets the needs of all people, regardless of age, ability, race or gender. We have been named a "best firm to work for" and have one of the lowest staff turnover rates in the industry. We are a highly collaborative firm, proud of our ability to share resources between offices to support our team members and support our "one company" ethos.
Every project our employees deliver directly and positively affects our communities.

A Day in the Life of an Engineering Group Manager
You lead, support, and mentor an interdisciplinary team to deliver multimodal transportation infrastructure in a wide range of contexts from roadway reconstructions and streetscapes in highly urban settings to signature trail projects in suburban areas that highlight and enhance the natural environment. You are at the forefront of brainstorming creative solutions for challenging projects.
You will build and support the growth of transportation and civil engineering practices in your region. You will leverage your experiences to lead projects and support client decision making. You will help mentor staff on the delivery of your projects and create an atmosphere of mentorship to support your team members. You will coordinate with office directors, practice directors, and group managers to help manage workloads for your team and your projects.
You will continue to leverage and develop your engineering knowledge by working on a wide range of projects which include:
  • the evaluation and design of multimodal transportation infrastructure,
  • corridor planning projects in suburban and urban contexts,
  • systemic safety improvements at high-risk intersections,
  • delivery of roadway reconstruction and streetscapes plan sets, and
  • design modifications to enhance multimodal safety.
As an Engineering Group Manager, you understand technical software such as AutoCAD and help guide your team to complete production work on projects. You participate in business development pursuits in your home region as well as across our North American offices. You get to work with a close-knit team that is passionate about their work and the communities that you serve. You will be actively engaged in the hiring of staff to grow your team, and in creating a productive and supportive environment for your staff.

Qualifications of an Engineering Group Manager
  • A Professional Engineering license in WA (other Northwest states a plus)
  • A bachelor's or master's degree in civil engineering
  • At least 10 years of engineering experience developing construction documents and/or public agency construction administration
  • At least 3 years serving in a project and/or design management role
  • A broad knowledge base in transportation and civil engineering, with specific experience in concept design, roadway grading, geometric design, and design of accessible public spaces
  • Experience in preparing transportation and local agency permit documents
  • General experience leading multidisciplinary teams coordinating utility and right-of-way impacts and street lighting, traffic signal, and landscape/hardscape layout
  • Interest in multimodal and active transportation design
  • Interest in managing staff
  • Proficiency in Computer Automated Design (AutoCAD required)
  • Experience managing engineering projects in the State of Washington (other Northwestern states a plus)
  • Experience with WSDOT Local Programs and Design Manuals
You'll be great here if
  • You want to manage an engineering team implementing creative roadway design solutions for cities, counties, and state DOTs
  • You enjoy generating and evaluating engineering solutions that can be constructed and maintained
  • You enjoy managing engineering projects and interdisciplinary teams, producing high-quality engineering construction documents, and supporting your clients through construction administration
  • You are experienced at delivering high quality projects on-time and on-budget
  • You revel in mentoring and managing talented team members and fostering a culture of expertise
  • You enjoy building strong relationships across disciplines, across offices, and with our clients
  • Making a positive difference in how people get around is your passion, including the marketing of the firm and the development of proposals
  • You're motivated to find new clients and solve new challenges
  • You are well organized and have strong project management skills
  • You know how to get the message across, whether written, verbal or graphically to create a positive team atmosphere
  • You want to actively participate in the strategic planning for the success of the engineering practice for the Seattle office and the west coast region

Work Schedule for an Engineering Group Manager
This full-time position typically works a flexible full-time schedule. We also provide employees with the flexibility and necessary equipment to work from home with a hybrid schedule. The Seattle office of Toole Design is conveniently located in the heart of Seattle's Business District blocks from the Pike Place Market, Seattle Art Museum, Central Public Library, and Waterfront. The office is easily accessed on foot, by bicycle, and via transit or ferry. RapidRide lines C, D and E stop right in front, and multiple Sound Transit light rail and Sounder Commuter rail lines are a short walk to the office. Bike lanes are close by on 2nd and 4th avenues.

We are targeting a salary range of $115,000 - $150,000 for this position.

Ready to Join our Seattle Team?
We understand your time is valuable, so we have a quick and easy application process. If you feel that you would be right for this Engineering Group Manager position, please fill out our application by clicking on the link on this page.

At Toole Design, diversity is a necessity, not a nice-to-have. We have a collaborative culture where people of all backgrounds come together to share ideas and build better, more inclusive communities. We encourage those from underrepresented communities - women, people of color, LGBTQIA+, immigrants, those with disabilities and people at all the intersections in between - to apply. Even if you don't think your current skill set checks every box below, but this role seems to align with your strengths, we want to hear from you.

We're proud that about half of our managers are women and are committed to achieving racial diversity in our leadership as well. Toole Design is a woman-owned business and an equal opportunity employer (EO/AA/VEV/Disabled employer).

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