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Don't Call it Work

Each day at Blueline is a fresh opportunity to challenge yourself and learn new skills, to be creative, and to enjoy the company of your peers and clients in an atmosphere that's warm, friendly, and dare we say fun.

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At a Glance

It’s hard to sum up exactly what makes working at Blueline such an incredible experience but here are just a few of the perks you’ll enjoy while working here.

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Great Work/Life
Balance

At Blueline, we support a positive work/life balance. We also know that employees have different needs, so we feel that allowing choices is the best way to support a diverse staff.

  • Flexible work hours
  • Three offices for easier commute times
  • Hot desks in every office
  • Ability to work remotely

Opportunities to
Grow Professionally

We know that one of the most important ways to nurture and retain talent is to provide our employees with professional and personal development opportunities.

  • Collaborative environment
  • Internal trainings
  • Established career paths
  • Seminar and conference attendance
  • Paid memberships to Industry and Professional Organizations
  • Continuing education reimbursement
  • Access to interesting clients and projects

Competitive Wages
and Full Benefits

When we say we put people first at Blueline, we mean it.
Discover the benefits of joining our world-class team:

  • Competitive wages and paid overtime
  • Profit sharing opportunities
  • Paid holidays and Personal Time Off (PTO)
  • Medical/dental/vision insurance
  • Subsidized health savings account
  • 401K w/employer contribution

Excellent Employee
Perks

Our people are our most valuable assets and we want to keep our talent happy and engaged.

  • Tons of company events
  • Team outings and happy hours
  • Company sports teams
  • Employee lunches
  • Office coffee at Ladro and Starbucks

Volunteering &
Community Engagement

At Blueline, we believe in investing time and money into bringing positive change to the communities in which we live, work, and play.

  • Cross Kirkland Corridor Adopt-a-Trail
  • Community sponsorships
  • Donation matching program
  • Organized volunteer hours

Great Work/Life
Balance

At Blueline, we support a positive work/life balance. We also know that employees have different needs, so we feel that allowing choices is the best way to support a diverse staff.

  • Flexible work hours
  • Three offices for easier commute times
  • Hot desks in every office
  • Ability to work remotely

Opportunities to
Grow Professionally

We know that one of the most important ways to nurture and retain talent is to provide our employees with professional and personal development opportunities.

  • Collaborative environment
  • Internal trainings
  • Established career paths
  • Seminar and conference attendance
  • Paid memberships to Industry and Professional Organizations
  • Continuing education reimbursement
  • Access to interesting clients and projects

Competitive Wages
and Full Benefits

When we say we put people first at Blueline, we mean it.
Discover the benefits of joining our world-class team:

  • Competitive wages and paid overtime
  • Profit sharing opportunities
  • Paid holidays and Personal Time Off (PTO)
  • Medical/dental/vision insurance
  • Subsidized health savings account
  • 401K w/employer contribution

Excellent Employee
Perks

Our people are our most valuable assets and we want to keep our talent happy and engaged.

  • Tons of company events
  • Team outings and happy hours
  • Company sports teams
  • Employee lunches
  • Office coffee at Ladro and Starbucks

Volunteering &
Community Engagement

At Blueline, we believe in investing time and money into bringing positive change to the communities in which we live, work, and play.

  • Cross Kirkland Corridor Adopt-a-Trail
  • Community sponsorships
  • Donation matching program
  • Organized volunteer hours
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WHAT UNITES US

Relationships are at the core of everything we do, from those we’ve built with our client partners to those we share with colleagues. We take pride in surrounding ourselves not just with some of the most talented people in our industry, but some of the kindest, wildly creative, thoughtful, fun, and funny people you’re likely to find anywhere. Everyone who works at Blueline shares a genuine passion for creative collaboration and for positively impacting the communities who live, work, and play where we build.

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Daniel Robben, PLA, LEED AP BD+C
Project Landscape Architect

Open Positions

As our team continues to grow, we are excited to announce the opening of a few key positions we'll be looking to fill. If you feel like you'd be a good fit, we'd love to hear from you.

Project Engineer

Job Description

The Project Engineer designs, directs, and coordinates activities of a design team on designated civil engineering projects. The Project Engineer also ensures goals and objectives of projects are accomplished within prescribed parameters.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

The essential duties and responsibilities of this position may include, but are not limited to, the following:

ENGINEERING
  • Accurately and efficiently prepare and review plans and project documents. Design elements may include: lot and site layouts; roadways; grading; erosion control; storm drainage utilities (conveyance, vaults, and storage ponds); sanitary sewers; water systems; and other associated improvements.
  • Research and follow jurisdictional requirements unique to each project.
  • Evaluate engineering alternatives and resolve technical issues.
  • Make independent assessments of engineering problems and recommend solutions to design team.
  • Create rough sketches, drawings, redlines, and other specifications for design and drafting staff to follow.
  • Perform high level mathematical calculations related to our civil engineering consulting industry. Apply technical accuracy, standard engineering practices, and inclusion of appropriate documentation to all projects.
  • Plan, coordinate, and execute work in a timely, accurate, and cost-effective manner per Blueline standards.
  • Coordinate with reviewing agencies, subconsultants, and clients.
  • Coordinate project status and weekly scheduling with Project Manager.
  • Assist Project Manager with project proposals, scopes, and budgets.
BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT
  • Build and maintain relationships with clients and community, progressing towards becoming a trusted advisor to Blueline clients.
  • Have a clear understanding of the land development industry, including all services, disciplines, and roles of the company and our sub-consultants.
  • Accurately convey what Blueline has to offer to current and prospective clients.
  • Regularly act as an ambassador and recognize opportunities to market the company.

Supervisory Responsibilities

Assist Project Manager with leading Blueline’s team (which may include Project Engineers, EITs, Designers, Drafters, Landscape Architects, Planners, and Administrative staff) through the design process.

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Strong mathematical and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong communication skills (both written and verbal).
  • Strong research and report writing skills.
  • Strong organization and time management skills.
  • Ability to interact positively and professionally with other employees, as well as clients and industry professionals.
  • Ability to maintain a high degree of accuracy in all his/her work.
  • Ability to learn and retain new information quickly.
EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE
  • Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering from a four-year college or university and a minimum of 4 years related experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience, is required.
  • Experience in the local AEC Industry is preferred.
COMPUTER SKILLS
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, Outlook, and Project.
  • Working knowledge of Autodesk Civil3d and the ability to learn new software.
  • Working knowledge of hydrologic modeling software such as KCRTS, WWHM3, or WWHM2012; MGSFlood; and StormShed to analyze and size stormwater facilities and pipe systems.
  • Ability to operate basic office equipment such as telephones, computers, fax, and copy machines.
CERTIFICATE AND LICENSES

Licensed Professional Engineer registered in the State of Washington is required.

ANALYTICAL SKILLS

Define problems, collect and establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagrammatic form and deal with abstract and concrete variables. Distinguish between relevant and irrelevant information to make logical decisions. Provide solutions to individual and company problems.

LANGUAGE ABILITY

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operational instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of clients or employees and present information to Blueline’s leadership group.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Ability to understand three-dimensional concepts and statistical data in practice. Ability to apply general algebra theories to create practical design solutions.

 

 

 

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Transportation Project Manager

Job Description

Blueline Project Managers accomplish client’s project goals, objectives, and expectations and serve as the primary liaison between the Client and Blueline. They also plan, direct, and coordinate activities of a designated project to ensure goals and objectives of the project are accomplished within the prescribed schedule and budget parameters.

The Transportation Project Manager is expected to expand Blueline’s Public Works transportation experience to help meet Blueline’s Strategic Plan goals. They will work with Blueline’s Engineering and Marketing staff to target and pursue projects that meet the company’s long term objectives. Ideal candidate would also have experience managing federally funded projects, assisting with grant writing and/or administration, and have extensive experience working with agencies in the Puget Sound area.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

The essential duties and responsibilities of this position may include, but are not limited to, the following:

PROJECT MANAGEMENT
  • Prepare and negotiate project schedules, proposals, contracts, and ASAs. Review project proposals to determine time frame, project budgets, and sub-tasks within the projects.
  • Determine project’s critical path and effectively orchestrate project team (internally and externally) to meet project deadlines and budget.
  • Plan workload daily, weekly, and monthly, and modify schedules or commitments as required according to Clients’ and other Blueline Project Managers’ deadlines/timeframes.
  • Expedite permitting and entitlement process within established timeframes internally with project team and externally by negotiating solutions with jurisdictional staff.
  • Confer with project staff to discuss scope, outline work plan, and assign duties and responsibilities.
  • Establish and maintain relationships with outside sub-consultants, and coordinate and direct their work as applicable.
  • Prepare project reports for management, clients, or others, including preparing monthly billing and invoicing of projects, quickly, efficiently, and proactively providing a detailed summary of monthly project holds and write-offs.
ENGINEERING
  • Responsible for design accuracy and effectiveness. This includes the Project Manager’s own designs and any design overseen as a Project Manager. Design elements may include: roadways and ADA; grading; erosion control, and utilities including storm drainage (including vaults and storage ponds), sanitary sewers, water systems; and other associated improvements.
  • Research and follow jurisdictional requirements unique to each project.
  • Create rough sketches, drawings, redlines, and other specifications for design and drafting staff.
  • Perform complex mathematical calculations using extensive knowledge of calculus, trigonometry, and geometry.
  • Present project details at meetings and public hearings.
BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT
  • Be considered a trusted advisor to Blueline clients.
  • Build and maintain relationships with clients, public agencies, design team members, and the community.
  • Evaluate and maintain relationships with existing good clients, tactfully separate from existing bad clients.
  • Have a clear understanding of all services, disciplines, and roles of the company and our sub-consultants, and accurately convey what the Blueline team has to offer to current and prospective clients.
  • Regularly act as an ambassador and recognize opportunities to market the company.
  • Work with Blueline’s marketing staff and assist in executing marketing strategies and objectives.
  • Travel to and participate in trade shows or industry events when necessary.

Supervisory Responsibilities

Lead, plan, assign, and direct work to Blueline project teams, which may include Project Engineers, EITs, Designers, Drafters, Landscape Architects, Planners, and Administrative staff. Responsibilities may include interviewing, hiring, and training employees, and reviewing their performance.

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Strong project management skills.
  • Strong communication skills (both written and verbal).
  • Strong organization and time management skills.
  • Strong mathematical and problem-solving skills.
    Strong research and report writing skills.
  • Thorough understanding of land development industry and Blueline’s role in it.
  • Ability to interact positively and professionally with other employees, clients and industry professionals.
  • Maintains a high degree of accuracy in all his/her work.
EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE
  • Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering from a four-year college or university plus 5 to 10 years’ related experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience, is preferred.
  • Experience in the local AEC industry is preferred.
  • Experience with managing client relationships.
COMPUTER SKILLS
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, Outlook, and Project.
  • Working knowledge of Autodesk Civil3d and the ability to learn new software.
  • Ability to operate basic office equipment such as telephones, computers, fax, and copy machines.
CERTIFICATE AND LICENSES

Licensed professional engineer registered in the state of Washington is preferred.

ANALYTICAL SKILLS

Define problems, collect and establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with abstract and concrete variables. Distinguish between relevant and irrelevant information to make logical decisions. Provide solutions to individual and company problems.

LANGUAGE ABILITY

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operational instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of clients or employees and present information to Blueline’s leadership group.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability, statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.

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Project Manager

Job Description

Manages the Client’s project goals, objectives, and expectations and serves as the primary liaison between the Client and Blueline.  Plans, directs, and coordinates activities of a designated project to ensure goals and objectives of the project are accomplished within the prescribed schedule and budget parameters.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

The essential duties and responsibilities of this position may include, but are not limited to, the following:

PROJECT MANAGEMENT
  • Assume accountability for the financial goals set by the Profit Center Lead.
  • Prepare and negotiate project schedules, proposals, contracts, and ASAs. Review project proposals to determine time frame and budget for overall projects, and sub-tasks within the projects.
  • Determine project’s critical path and effectively orchestrate project team (internally and externally) to meet project deadlines and budget.
  • Plan workload daily, weekly, and monthly, and modify schedules or commitments as required according to Clients’ and other Blueline Project Managers’ deadlines/timeframes.
  • Expedite the permitting and entitlement process within established timeframes internally with project team and externally by negotiating solutions with jurisdictional staff.
  • Confer with project staff to discuss scope, outline work plan, and assign duties and responsibilities.
  • Establish and maintain relationships with outside sub-consultants, and coordinate and direct their work as applicable.
  • Prepare project reports for management, clients, or others, including preparing monthly billing and invoicing of projects, quickly, efficiently, and proactively and provide a detailed summary of monthly project holds and write-offs.
  • Relay staffing needs to the Profit Center Lead.
  • Provide annual 360-degree reviews of their team members to their Supervisor.
  • Relay training needs of their team members to the Discipline Leads.
  • Actively provide feedback on team members to Supervisors for Immediate Impact Awards.

ENGINEERING

  • Assume responsibility for design accuracy and effectiveness. This includes the Project Manager’s own designs and any design overseen as a Project Manager. Design elements may include the following: lot and site layouts; roadways; grading; erosion control, and utilities including storm drainage (including vaults and storage ponds), sanitary sewers, water systems; and other associated improvements.
  • Research and follow jurisdictional requirements unique to each project.
  • Create rough sketches, drawings, redlines, and other specifications for design and drafting staff to follow.
  • Perform complex mathematical calculations using extensive knowledge of calculus, trigonometry, and geometry.
  • Present project details at meetings and public hearings.
BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT
  • Build and maintain good working relationships with Blueline Clients to be considered a trusted advisor.
  • Build and maintain relationships with public agencies, design team members, and the community.
  • Evaluate and maintain relationships with existing good clients and tactfully separate from existing bad clients.
  • Maintain a clear understanding of all services, disciplines, and roles of the company and our sub-consultants, and accurately convey what the Blueline team has to offer to current and prospective clients.
  • Regularly act as an ambassador and recognize opportunities to market Blueline.
  • Work with Blueline’s marketing staff and assist in executing marketing strategies and objectives.
  • Travel to and participate in trade shows or industry events when necessary.

Supervisory Responsibilities

Lead, plan, assign, and direct work to Blueline project teams, which may include Project Engineers, EITs, Designers, Drafters, Landscape Architects, Planners, and Administrative staff. Responsibilities may include interviewing, hiring, and training employees.

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Strong project management skills.
  • Strong communication skills (both written and verbal).
  • Strong organization and time management skills.
  • Strong mathematical and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong research and report writing skills.
  • Thorough understanding of the land development industry and/or public works and Blueline’s role in it.
  • Ability to interact positively and professionally with other employees, clients, and industry professionals.
  • Ability to maintain a high degree of accuracy in all his/her work.
EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE
  • Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering or Environmental Engineering from a four-year college or university and a minimum of 6 years of related experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience, is preferred.
  • Experience in the local AEC industry is preferred.
  • Experience with managing client relationships.
COMPUTER SKILLS
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, Outlook, and Project.
  • Working knowledge of Autodesk Civil3d and the ability to learn new software.
  • Ability to operate basic office equipment such as telephones, computers, fax, and copy machines.
CERTIFICATE AND LICENSES

Licensed professional engineer registered in the state of Washington is preferred.

ANALYTICAL SKILLS

Define problems, collect and establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with abstract and concrete variables. Distinguish between relevant and irrelevant information to make logical decisions. Provide solutions to individual and company problems.

LANGUAGE ABILITY

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operational instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of clients or employees and present information to Blueline’s leadership group.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability, statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.

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Director of Engineering

Job Description

The Director of Engineering is responsible for delivering the highest level of excellence from the Engineering Department and its team members. This role will oversee the Engineering Department to ensure performance is aligned with Blueline and industry standards.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

The essential duties and responsibilities of this position may include, but are not limited to, the following:

LEADERSHIP
  • Oversee Project Engineers, Engineers-in-Training and CAD staff to ensure quality of work is consistent with Blueline’s quality standards, as well as meeting all applicable deadlines and budgets.
  • Provide technical guidance to Project Engineers, Engineers-in-Training and CAD staff on project design related issues.
  • Defining and controlling the Engineering Department’s processes and standards.
  • Establish the Engineering Department’s short and long-term goals, including cultural goals, and ensure they are aligned with overall company-wide strategic goals and are accomplished.
  • Maintain and improve employee morale by meeting regularly with staff members and establishing an open line of communication.
  • Show up each day ready to motivate the team and lead by example.
  • Being accountable for development of and successful implementation of Professional Development Plans (PDPs) for Project Engineers and Engineers-in-Training with assistance from the Engineering Discipline Leads.
  • Work closely with Supervisors to ensure engineering staff is properly trained to execute all duties they are expected to carry out.
  • Mentoring Engineering staff as necessary to help them achieve their professional goals.
  • Providing input on Engineering staff training needs to Discipline Leads.
  • Providing annual 360 reviews of Engineering staff to Supervisors.
  • Actively providing feedback on team members to Supervisors for Immediate Impact Awards.
  • Assist with preparation of Engineering staff job descriptions, identify potential candidates, and participate in staff recruiting interviews.
  • Assisting Profit Center Leads with annual revenue estimates and budgets for continuing education and training for Engineering staff.
  • Keep current on industry trends and evaluate if implementation would benefit the company.
  • Pursue and maintain professional licensure in state(s) other than Washington (as required).
  • Act as Project Manager on a handful of civil engineering intensive projects.
  • Align Engineering department’s revenue streams and marketing objectives with company and Profit Center goals.
  • Champion cross-selling of all Blueline’s services and disciplines.
  • Establish and maintain positive relationships with City and County jurisdictions.

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Strong background and success with project and people management.
  • Strong communication skills (both written and verbal).
  • Strong organization and time management skills.
  • Ability to maintain a high degree of accuracy in all their work.
  • Ability to interact positively and professionally with other employees, clients, and teaming partners.
EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE
  • Bachelor’s (or advanced) Degree in Civil Engineering from a four-year ABET college or university.
  • A minimum of 10 years of related experience at a private consulting firm (Supervisory and/or Director level experience preferred).
  • Experience in the local AEC industry is preferred.
COMPUTER SKILLS
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, Outlook, and Project.
  • Knowledge of Autodesk Civil3d, Bluebeam, hydrology software, etc.
PROFESSIONAL LICENSES
  • Licensed Professional Engineer registered in the State of Washington.
  • Current NCEES record for ease of comity/reciprocity licensing in states outside of Washington.
ANALYTICAL SKILLS

Define problems, collect and establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagrammatic form and deal with abstract and concrete variables. Distinguish between relevant and irrelevant information to make logical decisions. Provide solutions to project problems.

LANGUAGE ABILITY

Ability to read and comprehend instructions, correspondence, memos, and jurisdictional regulations and codes. Ability to write correspondence, applications, memos, and technical documents.  Ability to effectively report project status information to Blueline’s leadership group, Project Managers, clients, teaming partners, and other employees of the organization. Ability to respond to inquiries from management, employees, and clients. Ability to speak effectively before groups of clients or employees and present information to Blueline’s leadership group.

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Office Coordinator

Job Description

The Office Coordinator position is responsible for performing a variety of clerical and administrative support services for a fast-paced, growing civil engineering, land use planning, and landscape architecture firm located in downtown Kirkland, with satellite offices in Mill Creek and Tukwila. The ideal candidate will assist Blueline’s staff company-wide, while multi-tasking on a variety of administrative and professional responsibilities. This position is a part-time position starting at 30 hours/week with the possibility of increasing to full time in the future. This position qualifies for benefits including medical, vision, dental, and short- and long-term disability insurance.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

The essential duties and responsibilities of this position may include, but are not limited to, the following:

ADMINISTRATIVE AND PROJECT SUPPORT
  • Provides full administrative support to management and project team as needed.
  • Delivers (or picks up) documents and material to client’s place of business or local jurisdictions using the Blueline car or personal vehicle.
  • Makes copies, prints, and binds reports and other documents.
  • Arranges programs, company events, or conferences by arranging for facilities and caterer, issuing information or invitations, and coordinating speakers.
  • Prepares outgoing mail and correspondence, including e-mail and letters.
  • Organizes and maintains file system and files correspondence and other records.
  • Prepares agenda, notices, minutes, and resolutions for corporate meetings.
  • Maintains client/prospect database including updating client addresses.
  • Assists Blueline’s engineering, land use planning, landscape architecture, permitting, marketing, and accounting groups in Kirkland and the satellite offices.
ACCOUNTING SUPPORT
  • Compiles and sorts documents, such as invoices and checks, substantiating business transactions.
  • Monitors accounts receivable to ensure that payments are up to date.
  • Assists with monthly billing as needed.
FACILITY SUPPORT
  • Maintains high standards of safety and cleanliness in the office to help ensure that it is orderly and welcoming to guests and employees.
  • Notifies property management concerning need for repairs or additions to lighting, heating, ventilating equipment and works with vendors.
  • Orders and maintains office supplies and arranges for equipment maintenance.
RECEPTION
  • Welcomes on-site visitors, determines nature of business, and announces visitors to appropriate personnel.
  • Answers incoming telephone calls, determines purpose of callers, and forwards calls to appropriate personnel or department.
  • Answers questions about Blueline and provides address, directions, and other information.
  • Receives, sorts, and routes incoming mail.

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or abilities required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Takes initiative and can achieve desired results with limited direction.
  • Has a positive attitude and a willingness to help.
  • Communicates effectively at all levels of the organization from leadership to entry level employees, as well as clients and external teaming partners.
  • Responds to feedback from management.
  • Maintains a high degree of accuracy in all of his/her work and documentation.
  • Excellent organization and time management skills.
  • Ability to learn and retain new information quickly.
EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE
  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); one to three years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
COMPUTER SKILLS
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, Outlook, and Project.
  • Ability to operate basic office equipment such as telephones, computers, fax, and copy machines.
CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES

Valid driver’s license and good driving record is required to use the Blueline car.

ANALYTICAL SKILLS

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

LANGUAGE ABILITY

Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.

 

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Recruiter/Human Resources Generalist

Job Description

The Human Resources Generalist will champion our recruiting and retention efforts.  This includes developing and implementing effective recruiting and staffing strategies to attract a diverse pool of qualified, and capable talent for the organization.  This role works with senior management in developing strategies to recruit and retain a strong work force and promotes Blueline as an employer of choice in the community.

The Human Resource Generalist will also run the daily functions of the Human Resource (HR) department including, continuing our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion efforts, supporting the overall hiring process, administering pay, benefits, and leave, and maintaining company policies and practices.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

The essential duties and responsibilities of this position may include, but are not limited to, the following:

RECRUITING AND RETENTION

  • Develops, facilitates, and implements all phases of the recruitment process.
  • Collaborates with department managers to identify and draft detailed and accurate job descriptions and hiring criteria.
  • Identifies and implements efficient and effective recruiting methods and strategies based on the available role, industry standards, and the needs of the organization.
  • Recruits passive candidates who are currently employed.
  • Assists with job posting and advertisement processes.
  • Screens applications and selects qualified candidates.
  • Schedules interviews; oversees preparation of interview questions and other hiring and selection materials.
  • Assists with the interview process, attending and conducting interviews with managers, directors, and other stakeholders.
  • Collaborates with the hiring manager and/or other human resource staff during the offer process, identifying and recommending salary ranges, incentives, start dates, and other pertinent details.
  • Attends and participates in college job fairs and recruiting sessions. Works with management to assess and plan developmental opportunities for employees.
  • Assists interested employees with career pathing and their Professional Development Plan (PDP).
  • Assists Discipline Leads with developing, conducting, tracking, and/or evaluating training or professional development opportunities as requested.
  • Coordinates the preparation and processing of employee performance reviews and evaluations.
  • Develops and conducts “stay” interviews towards the goal of strengthening employee retention strategies.
  • Conducts offboarding interviews with resigning or retiring employees, tracking reasons for voluntary terminations to inform future HR recruitment strategies.
  • Processes all related forms and notices related to same, and facilitates the collection of keys, parking passes, computer system access, and other items as required.
HUMAN RESOURCES
  • Reviews, tracks, and documents compliance with mandatory and non-mandatory training, continuing education, and work assessments. This may include safety training, anti-harassment training, professional licensure, and aptitude exams and certifications.
  • Champions company Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) initiatives.
  • Participates in and contributes to our BUILD (DEI) Committee.
  • Coordinates with our outside DEI consultants.
  • Makes recommendations related to furthering our company mission of providing a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplace.
  • Conducts or acquires background checks and employee eligibility verifications.
  • Handles onboarding of new employees including, documentation, internal coordination, two-week schedule creation, and new hire orientations.
  • Spearheads employee recognition programs.
  • Performs routine tasks required to administer and execute human resource programs including but not limited to compensation, benefits, and leave; disciplinary matters; disputes and investigations; performance and talent management; productivity, recognition, and morale; occupational health and safety; and training and development.
  • Handles employment-related inquiries from applicants, employees, and supervisors, referring complex and/or sensitive matters to the appropriate staff.
  • Attends and participates in employee disciplinary meetings, terminations, and investigations.
  • Maintains compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations, and recommended best practices; reviews policies and practices to maintain compliance.
  • Maintains knowledge of trends, best practices, regulatory changes, and new technologies in human resources, talent management, and employment law.

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or abilities required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal, negotiation, and conflict resolution skills.
  • Proactive and independent with the ability to take initiative.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and to delegate them when appropriate.
  • Ability to act with integrity, professionalism, and confidentiality.
  • Thorough knowledge of employment-related laws and regulations, and best practices applicable to hiring and recruitment.
  • Proficiency with or the ability to quickly learn the organization’s HRIS and applicant-tracking systems.
EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE
  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or Business Administration, highly preferred.
  • Candidates with equivalent experience will be strongly considered.
  • 2+ years of experience recruiting active and passive candidates.
  • 2+ years of experience in a Human Resources role.
COMPUTER SKILLS
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Ability to operate basic office equipment such as telephones, computers, fax, and copy machines.
CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES

PHR or SPHR preferred.

ANALYTICAL SKILLS

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

LANGUAGE ABILITY

Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.

 

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Civil Engineer-in-Training (EIT)

Job Description

The Civil Engineer-in-training (EIT) works with the Project Manager, Professional Engineers, Designers, and Drafters on private residential/commercial development projects and public municipal projects.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

This position essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Run hydrologic models to analyze and size stormwater facilities and pipe systems.
  • Coordinate with review agencies, subconsultants, and clients.
  • Prepare plans and project documents.
  • Ensure technical accuracy, standard engineering practices, and inclusion of appropriate documentation on various reports and design projects.
  • Evaluate engineering alternatives and resolve technical issues.
  • Perform engineering interpretation of specifications and drawings, recommend and document design modifications, and coordinate with the design team.
  • Make independent assessment of engineering problems and recommend solutions.
  • Plan, coordinate, and execute work in a safe, timely, cost effective, and compliant manner.
  • Research and follow jurisdictional requirements unique to each project.
  • Investigate and document downstream drainage systems in the field.
  • Perform quantity take-offs.
  • Use Autodesk Civil 3D to design plan and profile views for roadways, grading, and utilities including storm drainage facilities, sanitary sewer systems, and water distribution systems.
  • Perform complex mathematical calculations that require extensive knowledge of calculus, trigonometry, and geometry.

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Strong mathematical and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong communication skills (both written and verbal).
  • Strong research and report writing skills.
  • Strong organization and time management skills.
  • Thorough understanding of land development industry and the role of Civil Engineering in it.
  • Ability to interact positively and professionally with other employees, clients and industry professionals.
  • Ability to maintain a high degree of accuracy in all his/her work.
  • Ability to learn and retain new information quickly.
  • Dependability and thoroughness.
EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE
  • Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering or Environmental Engineering from a four-year college or university.
  • 1-4 years of experience in private land development consulting and design in the Puget Sound area, preferred.
COMPUTER SKILLS
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, Outlook, and Project.
  • Working knowledge of Autodesk Civil3d and the ability to learn new software.
  • Working knowledge of hydrologic modeling software such as KCRTS, WWHM3, or WWHM2012; MGSFlood; and StormShed to analyze and size stormwater facilities and pipe systems.
  • Ability to operate basic office equipment such as telephones, computers, fax, and copy machines.
CERTIFICATE AND LICENSES

Board of Engineer’s Engineering-in-Training certification (or equivalent).

ANALYTICAL SKILLS

Define problems, collect and establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagrammatic form and deal with abstract and concrete variables. Distinguish between relevant and irrelevant information to make logical decisions. Provide solutions to individual and company problems.

LANGUAGE ABILITY

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operational instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of clients or employees and present information to Blueline’s leadership group.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Ability to understand three-dimensional concepts and statistical data in practice. Ability to apply general algebra theories to create practical design solutions.

 

 

 

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Civil 3D CAD Designer

Job Description

The Civil 3D CAD Designer is responsible for working with the Project Manager, Professional Engineers, and Drafters on private residential/commercial development projects and public municipal projects.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

This position essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Coordinate with review agencies, subconsultants, and clients.
  • Prepare and manage engineering plans and project documents.
  • Evaluate engineering alternatives and resolve technical issues.
  • Make independent assessments of engineering problems and recommend solutions to engineering discipline leads.
  • Plan, coordinate, and execute work in a safe, timely, cost effective and compliant manner.
  • Research and follow jurisdictional requirements unique to each project.
  • Review and draft rough sketches, drawings, redlines, etc. as provided by the Project Engineer and/or Designer.
  • Determine scale and perform mathematical calculations that require knowledge of geometry, algebra, trigonometry, fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions.
  • Follow Blueline design and CAD standards.
  • Create, edit, and label alignments, Civil 3D parcels, and corridors.
  • Create, use, and edit Civil 3D labels.
  • Create feature lines and surfaces.
  • Manage, data reference, label and interact with a Civil 3D surface.
  • Perform roadway design, including creating corridors, subassemblies, road FG, contour grading, and surface cleanup/manipulation through Tin/points.
  • Use Civil 3D to design plan and profiles of utilities, including using and creating pipe networks, editing and changing parts and styles, catch basin sizing/spacing and minimum cover, manhole sizing/spacing and minimum cover, hydrant spacing, and creating waterlines in profile with deflection and exaggeration, per jurisdictional requirements.

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Strong mathematical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to visualize 3-dimensionally when given a 2-dimensional sketch.
  • Thorough understanding of land development industry and the role of Civil Engineering in it.
  • Ability to interact positively and professionally with other employees, as well as clients and industry professionals.
  • Maintains a high degree of accuracy in all his/her work.
  • Excellent organization and time management skills.
  • Ability to learn and retain new information quickly.
  • Dependability and thoroughness.
EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE

• 4 or more years in an engineering designer role.
• Past project experience is required in the following area: subdivisions, mixed-use and commercial land development projects.

COMPUTER SKILLS
  • Proficiency using Autodesk Civil 3D 2012 or better.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office 2010.
ANALYTICAL SKILLS

Strong analytical skills with the ability to convert data analysis to enable users to understand data and make informed decisions. Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.

LANGUAGE ABILITY

Ability to read and comprehend instructions, correspondence, and memos. Ability to write correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small-group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.

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Third party recruiters and agencies should not contact employees of Blueline directly. Any resumes sent to a Blueline employee or submitted through Blueline’s website are considered unsolicited and property of Blueline. Blueline will not pay a placement fee unless the agency or recruiter has a signed contract with Blueline in advance of submitting a candidate for consideration. Verbal and written approvals will not be considered a valid contract for service.