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Join us here at Skillings, where our employees’ personal drive makes all of the difference to the success of our firm. We are always looking for talented individuals seeking exciting opportunities for personal and professional growth. We are pleased to offer competitive salaries with a comprehensive benefits plan.

Current Opportunities

Below are current career opportunities with Skillings.

Utilities Group Manager

Skillings, Inc. is a company of over 40 engineers, environmental professionals, surveyors, and support personnel, headquartered in Lacey. We have worked extensively in Washington State, and love collaborating with our local governments. Our mantra of Bold | Creative | Responsive translates to innovative yet practical solutions, excellent customer service for our clients, and a fun, motivating work environment.

Our engineering group is currently involved in several municipal projects, and our ideal candidate will bring their education and experience along with a collaborative spirit to hit the ground running on both current and upcoming projects.

Our utilities team works on water, wastewater, and reclaimed water design, treatment, conveyance and pumping. More specific design responsibilities include preparing plans and specifications for the design and construction of water or wastewater systems, calculations, analysis and study-level reports for treatment, distribution, and collection systems, determining appropriate design methods, equipment sizing and selection and working directly with the owner and other project stakeholders. We’re looking for an individual who wants to lead a team that provides exceptional service to our clients. The ideal candidate will also cultivate relationships with existing and potential clients to pursue new projects.

One of the things our employees love most is the opportunity to do a wide variety of projects. This includes managing engineering design and plan production, overseeing and mentoring technical staff, participating in project proposal development, and collaborating with our survey and environmental departments.

 

Other Duties Include:

  • Plan, direct, and monitor all aspects of large multidiscipline projects or medium-sized projects with high degree of technical complexity
  • Produce and coordinate scope, schedule, and budget for several projects concurrently
  • Conduct project meetings with internal staff and clients to solve technical challenges
  • Coordinate staffing and workload through project development to complete projects on schedule
  • Implement QA/QC procedures
  • Maintain professional engineering registration
  • Establish and maintain client relations even after projects are finished
  • Lead contractual, design and production meetings
  • Coordinate and execute marketing strategies with the Marketing Department
  • Understand market needs and trends in order to identify and act on opportunities
  • Manage, mentor, and coach staff as needed to promote a positive team environment
  • Perform other duties as needed

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering
  • Professional Engineer Registration in Washington
  • 15+ years of Utilities Engineering experience
  • 5+ years of Project Management experience
  • Demonstrated business development and strategic planning skills
  • Good communication, leadership, planning and mentoring skills
  • MS Office and MS Project experience is required
  • An attitude and commitment to be an active partner in both project and marketing work

 

Benefits:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)/Holiday Pay
  • Flexible 9/80 (every other Friday off) work schedule

 

To Apply:

Please send a resume including three professional references and a letter of interest detailing how your qualifications meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities to Patrick Skillings: pskillings@skillings.com

 

Why Skillings:

We know a job is not just about the work, it is about the culture, values, and environment around you. Skillings strives to be bold, creative, and highly responsive to our clients. Our motivated team works hard to serve our clients needs and provide essential engineering and environmental services to our communities. We also believe that work should also be fun. We celebrate our successes, laugh and enjoy our work and each other. Skillings is a supportive employer focused on family values. Come join our team!

Design Engineer

We currently have openings for a Design Engineer in our Transportation, Utilities, and Stormwater groups.

Skillings, Inc. is a group of over 40 engineers, environmental professionals, surveyors, and support personnel, headquartered in Lacey. We have worked extensively in Washington State, and love collaborating with our local governments. Our mantra of Bold | Creative | Responsive translates to innovative yet practical solutions, excellent customer service for our clients, and a fun, motivating work environment.

Our engineering group is currently involved in several municipal and design-build projects, and our ideal candidate will bring their education and experience along with a collaborative spirit to hit the ground running on both current and upcoming projects.

Our transportation team specializes in corridor design, signalized and roundabout intersection design, traffic & roadway/highway design, transit design, stormwater design.

Our utilities team works on water, wastewater, and reclaimed water design, treatment, conveyance and pumping.

Our stormwater team specializes in collection, treatment, pump stations and basin studies.

We’re looking for someone who wants to learn and grow in the engineering profession through exposure to a variety of projects.

Your key responsibilities in this position include working on teams to plan and design municipal and engineering projects and preparing documents including reports, plans, specifications, and construction cost estimates.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering (or related field)
  • Engineer in Training (EIT) license or the ability to get it within 6 months
  • 0 – 3 years of relevant design experience
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience with AutoCAD/Civil 3D and/or MicroStation/Inroads Storm and Sanitary
  • Technical writing skills

To Apply:

Please send a resume including three professional references and a letter of interest detailing how your qualifications meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities to Patrick Skillings: pskillings@skillings.com

Why Skillings:

We know a job is not just about the work, it is about the culture, values, and environment around you. Skillings strives to be bold, creative, and highly responsive to our clients. Our motivated team works hard to serve our clients needs and provide essential engineering and environmental services to our communities. We also believe that work should also be fun. We celebrate our successes, laugh and enjoy our work and each other. Skillings is a supportive employer focused on family values. Come join our team!

Please send resumes to:  careers@skillings.com

Project Engineer

We currently have openings for a Project Engineer in our Transportation, Utilities, and Stormwater groups.

Skillings, Inc. is a group of over 40 engineers, environmental professionals, surveyors, and support personnel, headquartered in Lacey. We have worked extensively in Washington State, and love collaborating with our local governments. Our mantra of Bold | Creative | Responsive translates to innovative yet practical solutions, excellent customer service for our clients, and a fun, motivating work environment.

Our engineering group is currently involved in several municipal and design-build projects, and our ideal candidate will bring their education and experience along with a collaborative spirit to hit the ground running on both current and upcoming projects.

Our transportation team specializes in corridor design, signalized and roundabout intersection design, traffic & roadway/highway design, transit design, stormwater design. Our ideal candidate would be proficient with horizontal and vertical alignment design, utility relocations, coordination with structural engineers and other engineering disciplines, earthwork, quantity take-offs, specifications, and engineer’s estimates.

Our utilities team works on water, wastewater, and reclaimed water design, treatment, conveyance and pumping. More specific design responsibilities include preparing plans and specifications for the design and construction of water or wastewater systems, calculations, analysis and study-level reports for treatment, distribution, and collection systems, determining appropriate design methods, equipment sizing and selection and working directly with the owner and other project stakeholders.

Our stormwater team specializes in collection, treatment, pump stations and basin studies. Our ideal candidate would have knowledge and experience analyzing and designing storm drainage projects that meet water quality, green infrastructure, and sediment and erosion control criteria. There is potential for involvement in additional related work including stream restoration, hydraulic performance and scour evaluation at bridges, performance of channel stability and geomorphic assessments, flood control, and watershed issues.

We’re looking for someone who wants to cultivate relationships with existing and potential clients to pursue new projects.

One of the things our employees love most is the opportunity to do a variety of work including engineering design and plan production, overseeing and mentoring technical staff, participating in project proposal development, and collaborating with our survey and environmental departments.

Other Duties Include:

  • Coordinate projects with supervisor, project managers, and firm staff
  • Provide sketches and/or detailed layout information to design staff for incorporation into the construction drawings
  • Design, prepare and analyze preliminary and final plans in Autodesk Civil 3D, and Microstation/InRoads software.
  • Prepare and design street/highway improvement plans
  • Analyze maps, reports, drawings, as-builts for design projects
  • Develop reports, specifications and designs for projects
  • Develop, track and modify project schedules.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering (or related field)
  • Professional Engineer in Washington State
  • 5+ years of relevant design experience with roadway and highway design
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills as well as technical writing skills
  • Experience with AutoCAD/Civil 3D and/or MicroStation/Inroads
  • Knowledge of local, state, and federal design standards

Benefits:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)/Holiday Pay
  • Flexible 9/80 (every other Friday off) work schedule

To Apply:

Please send a resume including three professional references and a letter of interest detailing how your qualifications meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities to Patrick Skillings: pskillings@skillings.com

Why Skillings:

We know a job is not just about the work, it is about the culture, values, and environment around you. Skillings strives to be bold, creative, and highly responsive to our clients. Our motivated team works hard to serve our clients needs and provide essential engineering and environmental services to our communities. We also believe that work should also be fun. We celebrate our successes, laugh and enjoy our work and each other. Skillings is a supportive employer focused on family values. Come join our team!

Project Manager

We currently have openings for a Project Manager in our Transportation, Utilities, and Stormwater groups.

Skillings, Inc. is a group of over 40 engineers, environmental professionals, surveyors, and support personnel, headquartered in Lacey. We have worked extensively in Washington State, and love collaborating with our local governments. Our mantra of Bold | Creative | Responsive translates to innovative yet practical solutions, excellent customer service for our clients, and a fun, motivating work environment.

Our engineering group is currently involved in several municipal and design-build projects, and our ideal candidate will bring their education and experience along with a collaborative spirit to hit the ground running on both current and upcoming projects.

Our transportation team specializes in corridor design, signalized and roundabout intersection design, traffic & roadway/highway design, transit design, stormwater design.

Our utilities team works on water, wastewater, and reclaimed water design, treatment, conveyance and pumping. More specific design responsibilities include preparing plans and specifications for the design and construction of water or wastewater systems, calculations, analysis and study-level reports for treatment, distribution, and collection systems, determining appropriate design methods, equipment sizing and selection and working directly with the owner and other project stakeholders.

Our stormwater team specializes in collection, treatment, pump stations and basin studies as well as hydraulic/hydrologic analysis and fish passage design.

We’re looking for someone who wants to cultivate relationships with existing and potential clients to pursue new projects.

One of the things our employees love most is the opportunity to do a variety of work including managing engineering design and plan production, overseeing and mentoring technical staff, participating in project proposal development, and collaborating with our survey and environmental departments.

Other Duties Include:

  • Plan, direct, and monitor all aspects of large multidiscipline transportation projects or medium-sized projects with high degree of technical complexity
  • Produce and coordinate scope, schedule, and budget for several projects concurrently
  • Conduct project meetings with internal staff and clients to solve technical challenges
  • Coordinate staffing and workload through project development to complete projects on schedule
  • Implement QA/QC procedures
  • Maintain professional engineering registration
  • Establish and maintain client relations and lead contractual, design and production meetings
  • Coordinate and execute marketing strategies with the Marketing Department
  • Supervise project staff
  • Provide engineering training and mentoring for junior staff
  • Perform other duties as needed

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering
  • Professional Engineer Registration in Washington
  • 15+ years of Civil Engineering experience
  • 5+ years of Project Management experience
  • Demonstrated business development and strategic planning skills
  • Good communication, leadership, planning and mentoring skills
  • MS Office and MS Project experience is required
  • An attitude and commitment to being an active partner in both project and marketing work

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience on WSDOT Projects
  • Experience developing winning proposals
  • PMP

Benefits:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)/Holiday Pay
  • Flexible 9/80 (every other Friday off) work schedule

To Apply:

Please send a resume including three professional references and a letter of interest detailing how your qualifications meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities to Patrick Skillings: pskillings@skillings.com

Why Skillings:

We know a job is not just about the work, it is about the culture, values, and environment around you. Skillings strives to be bold, creative, and highly responsive to our clients. Our motivated team works hard to serve our clients needs and provide essential engineering and environmental services to our communities. We also believe that work should also be fun. We celebrate our successes, laugh and enjoy our work and each other. Skillings is a supportive employer focused on family values. Come join our team!

Field Survey Technician 

Company Information

Skillings, Inc is a civil and environmental engineering and surveying firm headquartered in Lacey, WA for over 36 years. We hire people who are highly skilled, and who approach each job with accuracy and integrity and in the best interest of the client. Skillings Lacey office works with in house engineers and the environmental department along with public agencies, developers, contractors, and architects to provide civil engineering design and surveying for site and roadway improvements.

Skillings provides opportunity for employee’s professional growth from within a constantly learning and teaching environment focused on excellence. We work on many types of diverse projects and several projects at once. Our survey department is a fast paced environment that will provide opportunity to work with our staff of civil engineers, environmental department and in-house surveyors on small and large design projects requiring the ability to think on your feet and communicate effectively. We promote decision-making at the level closest to the issue to most efficiently and effectively serve our clients, and to promote professional growth for our survey staff.

Skillings is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

Job Description

Candidate must be able to work in a field environment and be willing to take direction from the Survey Crew Chief.  The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 2 years of experience in Land Surveying but not necessary. The candidate will be trained with the proper field procedures to use a variety of survey instruments to preform control surveys, topographic surveys, and boundary surveys.  They will also be trained to use scan data instruments for engineering design.  This is an opportunity for someone to join the Land Surveying Profession.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School Diploma / GED
  • Valid Driver’s License, and safe driving record
  • Assis the Survey Crew Chief field procedures
  • Assist with adjustments and calibration of Survey equipment
  • Ability to take accurate and legible field notes
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time in a field environment
  • Ability to carry loads of up to 50 pounds on uneven ground
  • Flexibility to travel
  • Motivated and growth orientated person
  • Communicate with staff
  • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Work effectively and maintain a good attitude with our field and office team
  • Basic office functions, downloading and processing field data
  • Ability to take field notes including depiction sketches
  • Maintain quality field procedures

 Benefits:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)/Holiday Pay
  • Flexible 9/80 (every other Friday off) work schedule

Wage:

  • depending on qualifications

To Apply:

Please send a resume including three professional references and a letter of interest detailing how your qualifications meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities to: redwards@skillings.com

 Why Skillings:

Skillings has always held their survey department at the utmost importance. We feel the support we get from having an inhouse survey department makes us valuable to our clients.  With the need for more people in the survey profession, we provide a learning environment for our survey personnel to advance in their professional goals. We believe that people are at their best when they have a purpose and are self-motivated from the core of their ideology. We believe in giving employees the opportunity to pursue and develop an area of expertise and practice that follows their passion and improves our team and culture. We believe in supporting these pursuits both professional and personally. This belief is at the core of our employees’ and Skillings’ success. We provide a competitive wage and encourage advancement within the company.

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