Transportation Project Manager in Seattle, WA

$150K - $200K(Ladders Estimates)

Michael Baker International   •  

Seattle, WA 98160

Industry: Technical Services


11 - 15 years

Posted 38 days ago


The Senior Transportation Project Manager will be responsible for leading a team of engineers and designers in all aspects of design and plan preparation for roadway, highway, and freeway improvement projects for State, City, and County agencies in Washington. The successful candidate will deliver projects per agreed to plan, budget, and quality objectives. (S)He will lead, assign, and review work of the project delivery team; check work and progress and identify changes of scope and additional services. Staff mentorship and development is a responsibility of the Senior Transportation Project Manager, as well as the development and overseeing of budgets and schedules. The successful candidate will cultivate and maintain client relationships as well as lead proposal development and interview preparation and participation. Additionally, the successful candidate will provide technical direction, support and strategic planning while being a visible and active member of the Transportation community through professional organization involvement.


•Develop and maintain trusted adviser relationships with key transportation clients

•Determine direction and lead market awareness including involvement in professional associations and conferences

•Work with our West Region Transportation Managers and Transportation Practice Leaders in the development of targeted client service action plans in the Seattle market

•Participate in ongoing strategic positioning for major highway or roadway project opportunities

•Manage client relationships and guide the application of Michael Baker International services within the Transportation practice area to best serve the interests of the client and Michael Baker International

•Be responsible for successful contracting and project execution, working closely with regional Michael Baker International staff and office leadership


•A Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering is required

•10+ years of Transportation/Public Works experience with increasing levels of responsibility is required

•Design-build experience is required

•A Professional Engineer (PE) license is required

•A strong track record of overseeing successful project delivery of a diversity of Transportation/Public Works projects for City, County and State agencies is required

•Demonstrated supervisor and mentoring skills is required

•Strong proposal writing, and presentation skills are required

•Strong relationships with City, County and State agencies, including established Washington DOT relationships is preferred

•Knowledge of regulatory issues and key players in the Washington transportation market is preferred

Valid Through: 2019-10-31