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Design Team Leader

Company name
Washington State Department of Transportation

5,466.00 - $7,720.58

Shoreline, WA, United States

Employment Type

Manager, Project Management, Government

Posted on
Aug 22,2019

Valid Through
Dec 05,2019


Supplemental Questions

This position is open until filled.  First review of applications will be on August 19, 2019.  Also, please note the salary listed on this announcement includes the 5% King County location premium.

The Opportunity:

The Northwest Region Design Office has a great opportunity for a Design Team Leader to join our team. The Design Team Leader is responsible for delivering assigned projects within scope, schedule, and budget while developing direct reports to become future leaders of the Department. As a project manager, this role actively makes an impact to WSDOT's mission by providing and supporting safe, reliable and cost effective transportation options to improve livable communities and economic vitality for people and businesses in the state.

This is a fantastic opportunity to work in a great environment while growing in your career goals.  

At WSDOT, we value the importance of creating an environment in which all employees feel respected, included, and empowered to bring unique ideas to the agency. Our diversity and inclusion efforts include embracing different cultures, backgrounds, and perspectives while

fostering growth and advancement in the workplace. To learn more, please watch the following video:



This position will perform the following work:

Utilize the available resources to manage the day-to-day activities of assigned projects to ensure successful delivery and ensure deliverables meet current standards and guidelines. Prepare and update project management plans; prepare and resource loading project schedules; update and manage project schedules; prepare design documentation files, environmental documentation, right of way plans, PS&E's; update aging reports, earned value charts, and other related project management activities. Manage scope, schedule, and budget of assigned projects. Coordinate projects with various in-house support groups and with external customers Identify and track risks. Supervise and coach subordinate staff to maximize performance within their current roles and to prepare them for future roles. Help deliver projects for the Fish Passage program. Other duties as assigned.

At a minimum, an ideal candidate will have:

Two (2) years as a Transportation Engineer 2

or equivalent experience Bachelor's degree in engineering EIT or ability to obtain within 6 months of hire Valid Driver's License. Proficient knowledge and skillful application of project management practices. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Exceptional leadership skills and supervisory sensibilities. Proven ability to adapt to change and initiative for continuous improvement. Outstanding organization skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

Washington Professional Engineer (PE) License in Civil Engineering or another state in the US. License holders from other states will be expected to obtain a WA state PE license within 3 months of employment. Three (3) years of increasing responsibilities in performing roadway design work. Experience supervising engineering staff.

How to Apply: 

Applications for this recruitment will be accepted  electronically

To be considered for this position, please attach the following to your online application:  A chronological  Resume

 outlining your experience to date A  Letter of Interest

  detailing your qualifications

, and why you believe you are the best person for this role, and A  minimum

 of  three (3) professional references

 who can attest to your work performance, technical skills, knowledge base, and job-related competencies 

Contact us:

For inquiries about this position, please contact Josephina Mutascu

via email to

  Please reference recruitment number 19DOT-NWR-10450.

WSDOT is an equal opportunity employer. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, persons of disability, persons over 40 years of age, disabled and Vietnam era veterans, and people of all sexual orientations and gender identities are encouraged to apply. Persons with disabilities needing assistance in the application process, or those needing this job announcement in an alternative format may contact the listed recruiter. WSDOT does not use the E-Verify system. For more information, please visit

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