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Job Description

Summary This is a full-time position to provide project management and transportation engineering assistance to the Transportation Engineering Sub-Practice Area. This position will provide leadership for transportation design projects within the highway design specialty.  This position is expected to perform a variety of design and management tasks with minimal supervision. Experience with Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities projects is preferred. Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following: Management Tasks:

  • Market potential clients prepare fee proposals/goal proposals for new projects.
  • Provide overall project management.
  • Prepare fee proposals/goal proposals for new projects under mentorship of the Project manager.
  • Delegates project assignments to engineers and technicians.
  • Lead a team through preparation of contract documents including construction plans, specifications, estimates, and quantity tabulation sheets.
  • Coordinate with government agencies, client staff, and other professionals to obtain design information and approvals.
  • Prepare for and present projects at public meetings.
  • Prepare and route project-related correspondence and record keeping.
  • Implements corporate Quality Assurance Plan.
  • Consistently exercise discretion and judgment in all work tasks.
  • Conduct periodic site visits to construction sites to monitor quality and progress of the work.
  • Other engineering related duties as assigned.

 Design/Technical Tasks:

  • Review design criteria, develops horizontal and vertical alignments, performs superelevation design.
  • Review design calculations for roadway related design tasks.
  • Knowledge of AutoCAD Civil3D drafting requirements in support of design projects.
  • Provide review of engineering documents.

 Mentorship Tasks:

  • Provides supervisory duties to junior staff.
  • Mentors more junior staff and develops them for future growth within the discipline and firm.
  • Provides technical guidance and training to more junior staff.
  • Conduct technical reviews of transportation engineering related tasks and project submittals.

 Supervisory Responsibilities                                             Supervises a team of transportation engineers (from intern to level 4). Responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of this unit. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems. Qualifications. To be successful in this position, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Education and/or Experience Candidates should possess a B.S. degree from an ABET accredited civil engineering or related program and 8 years’ progressive experience. Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

  • PE Required: This position is for a licensed engineer to practice Civil or Transportation Engineering in the state of primary practice or should be licensed in a different state with the ability to get the required license within 6 months of hire.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and a good driving record.

  Mathematical Skills Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical analysis, and fundamentals of geometry and trigonometry.  Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations. Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities 

  • Knowledge of AutoCAD Civil3D is highly desirable.
  • Experience with urban and rural roadway design and knowledge of Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities Highway Preconstruction Manual is highly desirable.
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret scientific and technical journals.
  • Ability to respond to inquiries or complaints from clients, co-workers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. Ability to effectively present information to clients, co-workers, and the public.
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with abstract and concrete variables.
  • Must be able to use Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, and Project software.

 Physical Demands. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to sit. The employee is required to talk and hear. The employee is regularly required to stand; walk and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision and ability to adjust focus. Work Environment. The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)