Transportation Project Manager

Public Works · Kirkland, Washington
Department Public Works
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Manager/Supervisor

Introduction to Blueline:

At Blueline our people are the primary reason our clients recommend us to others. Team members actively engage with each other, our partners, and our clients in a collaborative way that emphasizes teamwork. We’re able to do this because we’re truly passionate about what we do and about leaving behind an enduring legacy of quality. At Blueline you will enjoy a hybrid flexible work-life balance, competitive pay, 100% employer-paid medical, dental, and vision insurance, 401K matching options, and much more!


What We Are Looking For:


Project Managers accomplish project goals, objectives, and expectations and serve as the primary liaison between the Client and Blueline. Project Managers, direct, and coordinate activities within projects to ensure the goals and objectives of the project are accomplished within the prescribed schedule and budget parameters.


The Transportation Project Manager will work with Blueline’s Engineering and Marketing staff to target and pursue projects that meet the company’s long-term objectives. The Transportation Project Manager will manage federally funded projects, assist with grant writing and administration, and will gain extensive experience working with agencies in the Puget Sound area.


Duties and Responsibilities:


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 the project’s critical path and effectively orchestrate the 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 the project team and externally by negotiating solutions with jurisdictional staff.
  • 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.


  • 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:

  • 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.


Education and Experience:


  • Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering from a four-year college or university plus 5 to 10 years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience, is preferred.
  • Experience in the local AEC industry is preferred.
  • Experience with managing client relationships.


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  • Location
    Kirkland, Washington
  • Department
    Public Works
  • Employment Type
  • Minimum Experience