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Position Summary:

This entry-level position will assist in designing civil engineering projects including focus areas of public works, regional water systems, energy, land development, transportation and/or railroad projects. The position includes training under a Registered Professional Engineer to increase functional and technical knowledge and skills.

This position has a focus in transportation projects. Project work will include: roads, highways, interchanges, stormwater conveyance and associated work.

Veterans encouraged to apply.

Essential Functions & Responsibilities:

  • Develops plans and specifications for state and municipal transportation projects.
  • Will focus on roadway, drainage, and traffic signal design work.
  • Performs traffic analysis/traffic studies as needed.
  • May assist with proposal preparations and fee development.
  • Will act as part of a team of professionals headed by a Project Manager.
  • Although expected to work independently on most assignments, this position must be able to interact well with other team members and the manager relative to assigned aspects of the project.
  • Assists with preparation on engineering analysis, designs and calculations relative to the project assigned. Assists in writing technical engineering and design reports.
  • Provides contract administration, construction submittal reviews, Requests for Information (RFI), Engineer’s Supplemental Instruction (ESI), pay estimates/change orders, and other related activities. Attends industry events and becomes involved in the community.
  • Ability to work with conventional engineering practice including a variety of complex features like conflicting design requirements, suitability of conventional materials and difficult coordination requirements.
  • May perform quality assurance/quality control procedures in the field including field observation and materials testing.
  • Utilizes Microstation and Geopak or AutoCAD and Civil 3D to design and analyze roadway elements.
  • Writes technical reports and conducts conceptual design studies.
  • Manages engineering work and interfaces with other disciplines as needed.
    Typically handles multiple projects for multiple clients simultaneously.
  • Visits clients and job sites as needed to support project(s) and business development needs.
  • Serves as consultant on transportation projects during construction phase.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Good communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Excellent listening and reading skills, including proofreading
  • Must be flexible to changes in work assignments on short notice and/or daily as changes occur in project needs
  • Effective problem solving and decision making skills
  • Knowledge of highway design standards, DOT design policies and plan preparation criteria
  • Practical Knowledge in use of Highway Capacity Manual, Roadside Design Guide, MUTCD, and AASHTO Standards
  • Credibility
  • Accountability in work performance
  • Analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Ability to achieve business results
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to maintain amount of detail
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Proficiency in Microstation, Geopak/Inroads, AutoCAD, Civil 3D
  • Proficiency in HEC-HMS, HEC-RAS or other stormwater design/analysis programs preferred
  • Ability to embrace new technology and processes including learning other software programs as needed (Adobe, Bluebeam, Deltek Vision accounting and project planning software, Client Relationship Management software, etc.)
  • Exhibits initiative, responsibility, flexibility, and leadership
  • Good time management skills with ability to handle complex deadline driven workload
  • Ability to work independently and within a team successfully

Education: Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering or related engineering field required.

Experience: 0-5 years engineering experience in transportation. Knowledge/experience of Microstation, Geopak/Inroads, AutoCAD/Civil 3D strongly preferred. E.I.T. preferred.

Travel Expectations: Must be able to travel in-state and out-of-state on occasion, which usually would consist of visiting other office locations, project sites, attending seminars or business meetings. Minimum travel is 10% of the time depending on projects. Certain positions will require more travel. Travel expectations will be communicated through the employee-owner’s manager, and for newly open positions, travel expectations will be reflected in the job posting announcement. Driver’s license with clean driving record required.

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