Project Assistant in Engineering (Seattle, WA) (Hybrid Work Model)

FSi Engineers is seeking a full-time Project Assistant with 1-5 years of experience, preferably in the architecture, engineering, and construction industries. The position will work with the Senior Project Coordinator and Project Managers to assist with organization, project completions and submissions, client relations, proofreading, and editing.


$24.00 – $30.00 per hour

Who we are

FSi Engineers is an experienced MEP engineering firm that develops building mechanical and electrical systems that meet our clients’ unique needs and building functions. Our work is challenging, interesting, and not cookie-cutter. We work with and have earned the trust of agencies across Washington since 1985. Our diverse clients include school districts, colleges, transit agencies, wineries, industrial and aerospace manufacturers, hospitals and clinics, life sciences companies, and municipal governments. We push the envelope on sustainability and have a long history of identifying energy saving opportunities which gave us an early entry into design of high-performing buildings, LEED, and Living Building projects. Visit our website at

FSi Engineers encourages applicants of all backgrounds to apply. We are committed to workforce diversity, fostering and furthering a culture of inclusion, and creating equity across our organization. We are committed to equity and holding ourselves accountable for being inclusive and affirming to people of all backgrounds. We are better and stronger together because of the diverse perspectives we have here at FSi. We know that bringing diverse cultures, backgrounds, and perspectives together drives innovation and creates a culture of creativity and respect.


  • 1-5 years of experience in project coordination with experience in the AEC (architecture, engineering, construction) industry strongly preferred
  • Power user of Word, Excel, and Acrobat Professional
  • Knowledge of Bluebeam, Deltek VantagePoint, MS Project, Smartsheet, SpecLink, or other specification software a plus
  • Experience with technical editing and document production with a strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently with little supervision as well as working efficiently in a team setting
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills are a must
  • Project Management certification a plus

We recognize that education is important but also understand that experience can be equally important. We consider a combination of education and experience and encourage individuals of all levels of education/experience to apply. We recognize that talent and potential aren’t always visible on a resume, and we would love to talk to YOU if you feel like you are self-motivated, detail-oriented, and can hit the ground running learning new and exciting things in an innovative field.

Success indicators

  • Conducts business in a respectful and productive manner and strong ability to work with people from all backgrounds
  • Production support needs are handled in a timely fashion so that the team continues to operate and meet goals
  • Foster good working relationships with all personnel

Responsibilities and expectations

other duties may be assigned

To perform this job successfully, the individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and ability required of a Project Assistant. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The first 90 days of employment are an evaluation period.

  • Technical editing and document production with strong attention to details
  • Understand the deliverable in terms of each project, client need, and what is scoped
  • Must be available during work hours to meet tight deadlines and be prepared to address last minute modifications
  • Proofread and edit documents for grammar, spelling, punctuation, and format
  • Determine consistency and clarity of style within technical reports
  • Editing and/or rewriting of technical reports and documents for approval of author
  • Combine and track edits from multiple authors and maintain a proper version of control of documents
  • Interacting with technical staff to clarify reports, meaning, format, and style of work
  • Coordinate with engineering team to ensure accurate completion of projects
  • Consistently produce results that meet expectations
  • Must have strong organizational skills
  • Takes ownership of responsibilities and upholds FSi’s vision, values, and purpose that align with FSi’s policies and applicable laws
  • Open to receiving and giving constructive coaching
  • Meet project milestones
  • Time management
  • Interpersonal relations and professionalism
  • Ability to work alone and in a teamwork environment and willing to help team when needed
  • Ability to take and provide constructive coaching


Benefits include:

  • Hybrid work model (3 days in person, 2 days remote)
  • Competitive hourly rate with bonus opportunity
  • Medical, dental, vision, and life insurance for employee and dependents
  • Inclusive paid holidays
  • Paid vacation
  • Sick pay
  • Paid community service/volunteer days
  • 401k retirement plan with company match
  • EAP (Employee Assistance Program) is provided for all employees
  • Educational fees assistance
  • Health and wellness incentive

FSi Engineers participates in the E-Verify program. Learn more about the E-Verify program here:


FSi is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We provide equal opportunities for employment and comply with all applicable laws. We explicitly prohibit any offensive behavior and we do not discriminate on the basis of any status protected under federal, state, or local law.

We base all employment decisions on merit, competence, skills, qualifications, performance, improvement, and business needs. We do not tolerate discrimination or harassment against any employee, leader, or those we work with based on non-work related personal characteristics including but not limited to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, transgender status, national origin, ethnic origin, social origin, family or marital status, disability (physical or mental), medical condition, genetic information, citizenship status, veteran’s status, military service, or any other classification protected by law.

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