Careers

Wood Harbinger is an employee-owned collective of highly-skilled individuals with a reputation for high quality work and a culture of collaboration. This is a place where technical excellence and dedicated client service is expected and recognized, enthusiasm is encouraged, and curiosity is cultivated. And we have FUN!

Here, you will never be just a number. We foster a working environment that feels like family. We enjoy the camaraderie of others who thrive on tough technical challenges and are invested in each others’ success. Many of our team members spend their careers here. We kindle an atmosphere of respect, engagement, and risk-taking because we understand that the health of our culture defines the quality and character of our company.

Does this sound like the kind of place where you’d like to grow your career? We are looking for enthusiastic, self-motivated, and talented problem solvers that are interested in joining an innovative team during an exciting time of opportunity and growth.

Current Openings

Mechanical Designer/Drafter

Are you a Mechanical Designer/Drafter looking for an excellent career opportunity with an awesome team in a great location? Wood Harbinger is a successful multidiscipline consulting engineering firm with a great team and fun culture – work hard/play hard and enjoy life – located in a beautiful new office in downtown Bellevue.
We’re winning work and have opportunities for a talented Designer/Drafter to perform drafting, engineering design, and calculations under the supervision of an experienced engineer/project manager. If you’d like to work collaboratively within a multidisciplinary team who strives for the highest standard of quality, learn from others, and grow your career, we have the opportunity for you!
Here’s what you’ll be doing:
• Use AutoCAD and Revit for engineering and drawing production work.
• Apply engineering principles to bring value to the project and project team.
• Develop engineering programs, planning, and design documentation.
• Incorporate clients’ requirements in projects within established delivery timelines.
• Ensure repeat business through high quality work and exceptional client service.
• Act to promote the firm’s commitment to Sustainable Design on each project where applicable
• Meet assigned and mutually agreed upon goals.
• Actively pursue continuing education and learning opportunities in the engineering field.
• Attend meetings and work on special assignments.

Here’s what we’re looking for:
• 2-year certificate from a trade school in AutoCAD with a minimum of 2 years’ related experience using AutoCAD in the building design or construction industry, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
• Proficient in the use of AutoCAD, AutoCAD MEP and Revit MEP.
• Ability to successfully implement technical design work in a cross-functional team environment.
• Ability to produce consistently high-quality project designs and drawings.
• Strong client skills, the ability to interact with a diverse blend of personalities, influence others, and work collaboratively.
• Proficient with MS Office products.
• Additional professional certifications and credentials related to Wood Harbinger’s core business are a plus.

Proposal Writer

Are you a skilled, experienced, and passionate proposal writer looking for an excellent career opportunity with an awesome team in a great location? Wood Harbinger is a successful multidiscipline engineering firm with a great team and fun culture – work hard/play hard and enjoy life – located in a beautiful new office in downtown Bellevue.
We’re winning work and have opportunities for a talented proposal writer to help prepare customized technical proposals and award submittals! Our markets include healthcare, education, military, marine, transportation, aviation, commercial, and municipal. If you’re ready to grow your career, we have opportunities for you!
Here’s what we’re looking for:
• Degree in Technical Writing, Journalism, English, or Communications
• Minimum 3 years’ experience writing proposals in the A/E/C industry
• Proficiency with Adobe Creative Cloud (esp. InDesign) and Microsoft Office
• Experience with databases, preferably Cosential
• Attention and commitment to detail, quality, and accuracy; deadline oriented
• Strong organizational, and time management skills, ability to multi-task

Here’s what you’ll be doing:
• Write, prepare, and produce customized technical proposals, qualifications packages (including project descriptions and resumes), rosters, and market-specific leave-behinds
• Participate in or lead Go/No-Go and proposal strategy meetings
• Coordinate proposal debrief meetings with project managers and clients
• Maintain project and proposal database (Cosential)
• Research project opportunities, assist with lead tracking and marketing report updates
• Track, write, and submit award submissions
• Proofread and edit technical materials written by staff

Here are just a few reasons why you’ll love working at Wood Harbinger:
• Awesome people: Smart is the norm, unique is celebrated, and enthusiasm is encouraged
• Positive, fun environment: Casual atmosphere-jeans are OK, lots of humor and daily camaraderie
• Convenient, new state-of-the-art location: Located in downtown Bellevue, we’re two blocks from the Bellevue Transit Center and I-405 for easy commuting, and close to lots of local restaurants and cool food trucks
• Great benefits: We offer three medical plans, dental with orthodontia, an employer-funded HRA, employer-paid life & disability, 401(k) matching and 100% vesting upon hire, plus generous paid time off. We also offer extras like health club reimbursement, investment in your professional development, and transit/parking subsidies
• 50+ Years Strong: A local, well-respected, employee-owned firm for over fifty years

If you’re excited by this opportunity and have what we’re looking for, we want to meet you!

Contact us today with your resume and pay requirement at: careers@woodharbinger.com Candidates only please

Wood Harbinger is an equal opportunity employer.

The Perks

Wood Harbinger is a great place to work whether you are just starting out or are a seasoned engineer or project manager!

We value integrity, teamwork, knowledge, and drive. Our goal is delivering, developing, and sustaining the authentic Wood Harbinger experience.

Work-life balance is important! We offer a flexible work schedule to support ease of commuting and family responsibilities, gym membership reimbursement, and a casual “be yourself” atmosphere. Whether you’re most comfortable in a suit and tie or wearing jeans, you’ll fit right in.

We like to have fun! We engage in a variety of philanthropic and camaraderie-building activities throughout the year, such as food drives, holiday gift giving, health and wellness initiatives, and good old-fashioned fun like monthly birthday parties, potluck lunches, happy hours, cornhole and mini-golf tournaments, and more. And don’t be surprised if a spontaneous Nerf gun war breaks out…these things happen.

Got an idea? Let’s hear it! One of the strongest attributes of the firm is our culture of collaboration. We promote transparent communication between leadership and staff because we firmly believe that each individual, regardless of title or years in the industry, has valuable perspective and experience to contribute.

We believe in professional development at all stages of your career! Our employees are active in professional engineering organizations like ASHRAE, Building Commissioning Association (BCxA), Society for American Military Engineers (SAME), Washington State Society for Healthcare Engineering (WSSHE), Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA), and more. We pay for memberships and associated costs.

Are you looking to get your E.I.T. or your P.E.? We’ll support you on this journey with paid study time and paid exam fee.

Already have your P.E.? We support your continuing education, pay your Washington State license renewal, and will help you get your license for any other state required for Wood Harbinger work.

Learn more about Wood Harbinger’s Technical Investment.

Great location! Wood Harbinger is located in downtown Bellevue in the brand new, LEED Gold  929 Office Tower. We’re two blocks from the Bellevue Transit Center and I-405 for easy commuting, with lots of local restaurants and cool food trucks right around the corner!

The Benefits

Wood Harbinger offers an excellent benefits package featuring 401(k) plan with 3% employer match; three medical plans, dental, and vision insurance with 50% paid dependent coverage and a funded Health Reimbursement account; paid holidays and time off; employer-paid life insurance; and long-term and short-term disability.

Wood Harbinger is employee -owned through our Employee Stock Ownership Program (ESOP). Learn more about the ESOP.

 

Wood Harbinger is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. View our Fair Employment Practices.