Business Services Engineer - Transportation Engineer 3

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Washington State Department of Transportation
Olympia, WA, United States

Phone: 4258779815
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Business Services Engineer - Transportation Engineer 3


Seattle, WA 


$70,938.00 - $95,432.00

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Job Description:

Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) is the steward of an integrated, multimodal transportation system that helps to ensure people and goods move safely and efficiently throughout the state. In addition to building, maintaining, and operating the state highway system, WSDOT operates the largest ferry system in the nation, manages the world's longest floating bridge, and recently completed the world's widest tunneling project. 
The Opportunity
WSDOT is seeking and experienced engineer to serve as the Business Services Engineer for our SR 520 Bridge Replacement, HOV Program and Alaskan Way Viaduct Replacement Program (AWV) in Seattle, WA. This position will play a key role in this multibillion-dollar program by overseeing the business operation, contract administration, invoicing and payments, electronic document management, and other quality control. 
 What to Expect
Among the varied range of responsibilities held within this role, the Business Services Engineer will:

  • Serve as the subject matter expert for a multitude of business service activities. 
  • Be responsible for successful management of the complex responsibilities of the Business Services team, including verifying invoicing practices comply with applicable policies and regulations.
  • Clearly communicate with various local, state, federal, and external groups and serve as the program representative during internal and external audits. 
  • Utilize WSDOT programs such as TRAINS, PCMS, and COGNOS. 
  • Create and maintain manuals documenting program business services processes and procedures ensuring transparency and continuity of business operations.
To be considered for this opportunity, the following are required:
  • One (1) year of experience as a Transportation Engineer 2, Transportation Planning Specialist 2, or equivalent experience.
  • Experience working with and interpreting consultant agreement contracts. 
  • The ability to prioritize workload and manage multiple assignments. 
  • The ability to understand and interpret federal, state and agency laws, rules, regulations, policies, and procedures. 
  • Clear and effective communication skills both written and verbal. 
  • Experience working with Adobe, Excel, Word, Outlook, and SharePoint.

It is preferred that qualified candidates also have: 
  • Two or more years’ experience processing and/or overseeing WSDOT business services function including contract payments, purchasing, travel, internal/external audit coordination and inventory management. 
  • Experience working with agency specific software/programs such as TRAINS, COGNOS, FIRS, ECM Portal. 
Important Notes 
  • This recruitment may also be used to fill additional positions per business needs.
  • By issuance of proclamation, the Governor of Washington State mandates that all employees who work for executive cabinet agencies (which includes the Department of Transportation) must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. This is a condition of employment with WSDOT. Exemption may be granted for religious or medical purposes; however, accommodations will be subject to approval based on the essential functions required of the position.  
  • The salary listed for this position includes a legislative approved 5% premium for workers in King County.
  • Work-Life Balance – We are committed to ensure that our staff experience the reward of public service, while also sustaining a routine that suits each individuals’ lifestyle. As such, there are a number of flexible schedule options available, including occasional telework for eligible positions.  
  • the reward of public service, while also sustaining a routine that suits each individuals’ lifestyle. 
  • Paid Leave – In addition to 11 paid holidays, full-time employees earn a minimum 14 paid vacation days per year!
  • Tuition Assistance – Permanent employees have several options for assistance with education expenses, including tuition reimbursement programs, government discounts at participating colleges throughout the state, and eligibility for federal student loan forgiveness.  
  • Plan For Your Future – WSDOT offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes a variety of healthcare options. Employees also have their choice of state retirement programs, and much more. Go to State Benefits for more information.