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Senior Project Engineer (Transportation - Design)

Department: Design
Location: West Palm Beach, FL
Job ID: 798453

POSITION SUMMARY: 

The Senior Project Engineer will assist with work on a variety of transportation design projects under direct supervision of an experienced professional engineer.

PRIMARY DUTIES: 

  • Assist Sr. Project Manager/Project Manager in client contact and communication pertaining to specific projects as necessary
  • Use computer assisted engineering and design software and equipment to prepare engineering and design documents as necessary
  • Performs research, design and develop roadway projects, including plan preparation, specifications, construction estimates and construction schedules
  • Prepare or modify reports, specifications, construction schedules, impact studies, permits and designs for projects
  • Assist Project Engineer and Staff Engineer with questions and balancing of task vs time to complete task
  • Act as liaison for Sr. Project Manager/Project Manager and Staff Engineers to delegate work
  • Perform roadway drainage design, prepare environmental permits
  • Prepare project estimates, budgets, schedules and execution of plans
  • Monitor Staff Engineers progress against project budget and anticipated schedules
  • Complete engineering analysis and designs with minimal supervision
  • Assist with QA/QC processes and documentation

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: 

  • Proficient knowledge of MicroStation, MicroStation Geopak, AutoCAD and AutoCAD 3D Civil
  • Experience with Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) Design requirements and plan preparation a must
  • Strong organizational skills, interpersonal, communication skills and technical writing
  • Proficiency with Excel, Word, Adobe Acrobat a must

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering from an accredited four-year college or university
  • 5+ years of work experience in transportation engineering
  • Active participation in a professional society/organization

CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSES REQUIRED:  

  • EIT required – PE preferred (or ability to obtain within 18 months) 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY

This position has [no] immediate supervisory responsibilities.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING ENVIRONMENT:

This job operates primarily in a professional office environment. This role requires frequent and prolonged use of standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines. While performing the duties of this job, the employee occasionally works outside the office and may be exposed to outside weather conditions. This position may include occasional lifting up to 50 pounds.

ENVIRONMENTAL HAZARDS:

This position may risk exposure to bright/dim light, noise, fumes, odors, and traffic.

WORK SCHEDULE:

This is a full-time position. The typical work days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Some night and weekend work may be required.

TRAVEL:

Travel is primarily local during the business day, although some out-of-the-area and overnight travel may be required according to the needs of the business.

AAP/EEO STATEMENT:

This company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We invite resumes from all qualified, interested parties, regardless of race, color, creed, religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, age, or any other protected classification under federal, state or local law.

OTHER DUTIES:

While this job description is intended to be an accurate reflection of the job requirements, please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Management reserves the right to modify, add, or remove duties from particular jobs and to assign other duties as necessary at any time with or without notice. 

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