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Office Engineers, Transportation Focus, CM

Harris & Associates is a 100% employee-owned company focused on solving today’s complex challenges in construction management, civil engineering, environmental services and public finance. Our offices and project sites span the west coast in California and Washington with a staff of nearly 200 employee-owners. We focus on serving clients in the education, transportation, water and municipal markets. 

Harris & Associates is looking for Office Engineers to join our team in Seattle Washington for transportation-focused work in the downtown area. There are multiple projects and positions.


  • Resolve project matters through daily personal interactions with clients, designers, owners, contractors, inspectors, authorities.
  • Review project submittals and RFIs for technical compliance with plans and specifications.
  • Preparation and management of Memos to Designer and their subsequent Clarification Letters.
  • Review schedule changes and impacts.
  • Review progress payment applications from contractor.
  • Post RFIs, Clarification Letters and other changes to the plans.
  • Act as backup to other office personnel.
  • Prepare and edit of various project documents and reports as delegated by the Construction Manager.
  • Manage all project documentation according to the Harris & Associates’ CM Procedures Manual.


  • Be familiar with materials, means, methods, tools and contractual obligations involved in the construction or repair of various structures and civil infrastructure.
  • Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills with the ability to timely communicate project issues to the various project participants.
  • Function as a member of a team that is dedicated to the successful completion of the project.
  • Ability to take the initiative to resolve conflicts that arise during the project in a timely manner.
  • Manage one’s own time and the time of others along with the ability to multi-task and change priorities quickly.


  • Minimum of 3 years of CM project experience with increasing responsibilities over time.
  • Specialty knowledge of transit, bridge, roadway, utility, and/or transportation work of any kind is a plus.
  • Past work experience on Seattle DOT and Sound Transit projects,
  • Proven record of documentation on federally funded projects and/or WSDOT standard Specifications and LAG Manual is preferred.
  • Additional certifications and registrations are a plus
  • College degree preferred
  • Invoicing experience preferred 
  • Microsoft suite computer proficiency and Adobe/Bluebeam (mark-up tools) knowledge required

Harris & Associates is an EEO/AAP employer committed to excellence through diversity. We offer competitive salaries and benefits, including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance.

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