Senior Transportation Engineer

Houston, TX

Posted: 07/21/2021 Employment Type: Temp/Contract to Direct Industry: Engineering Job Number: real_street-2141 Pay Rate: 0.00 USD HOUR

Job Description

Since 2001, RealStreet has connected management executives for the construction industry to contractors working on commercial and government projects. As a leading firm in the country which specializes entirely in senior level construction employment, we have cultivated long-term relationships with many of the industry's leading companies enabling us access to the top companies throughout the continental U.S.

RealStreet currently has a great opportunity for a Senior Transportation Engineer.  This individual will support our client, a growing engineering services firm in Houston, Texas. This position provides a comprehensive benefits package which includes paid holidays and time off, an extensive insurance plan and a 401(k)-retirement plan with a generous company match (additional benefit details listed below).

Job Responsibilities

The Senior Transportation Engineer position will be responsible for supporting our client on a variety of transportation related projects.

Additional responsibilities of the Senior Transportation Engineer include: 

  • Participating in contract bidding and administration
  • Reviewing plans and technical specifications, contract documents and estimates
  • Planning, scheduling, conducting or coordinating transportation engineering work
  • Preparing engineering reports, plans and specifications for major projects
  • Conceptualizing the initial design approach for major phases of large roadway projects
  • Performing various aspects of roadway projects including:
    • Geometric design
    • Right-of-way plans
    • Storm drainage design
    • Erosion control design
    • Utilities
    • Signing and marking
  • Developing, reviewing and revising engineering drawings and roadway design plans
  • Troubleshooting issues as they occur
  • Communicating and interacting with project team members, client representatives, outside consultants, city/state officials and outside agencies
  • Supervising the on-going progress of a project, including the work of junior engineers and technical support personnel assigned to the project

Job Requirements

Job Requirements

Specific qualifications for the Senior Transportation Engineer role include:

  • A bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or Transportation Engineering is required, a master’s degree is preferred
  • Registration as a Professional Engineer (PE) (any state is acceptable)
  • Twelve (12) or more years of transportation/roadway and drainage design experience, including:
    • Department of Transportation (DOT) project experience (Federal or state experience is acceptable)
    • Project management experience
    • Traffic and safety design experience is preferred
  • Strong technical skills, including proficiency with:
    • Microsoft Office, particularly Word and Excel (version 2019 is preferred)
    • AutoCAD (experience with version 20 and up is preferred), is a plus
    • MicroStation (experience with version V8 is preferred) is a plus
    • GeoPak (version V8 is preferred), is a plus
  • Expert knowledge of engineering design, and practical application of engineering principles, practices and techniques

Benefits:

RealStreet offers a comprehensive benefit package which includes:

  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Holidays
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan with generous company match
  • Medical Insurance Plan which includes prescription coverage
  • Voluntary Vision Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Life Insurance & Long Term Disability

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