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Job Description

  Are we the road to your future?
Volkert is employee owned and a Top 100 design firm, committed to delivering the future of infrastructure in three key areas of service: Design + EngineeringPlanning + Environmental, and Program + Construction Management.
We are currently searching for a highly motivated Senior Transportation Engineer to join our Southwest Region in Rockwall, TX.  The ideal candidate will be responsible for coordination and oversight of geometric design projects. What you’ll be doing:

  • Prepares and modifies reports, specifications, plans, construction schedules, environmental studies, and designs for projects
  • Evaluates need for design changes and makes appropriate recommendations
  • Serves as technical liaison with clients on project efforts and coordinates technical efforts within discipline areas
  • Consults with construction personnel concerning design constructability as related to field conditions, sequencing and scheduling of construction activities
  • Attends onsite and offsite client meetings. Must be a good communicator
  • Uses computer-assisted engineering and design software and equipment to prepare engineering and design documents
  • Adheres to company standards for quality assurance and quality control as defined in the quality manual
  • Participates in project scoping and fee estimating and proposal preparation, interviews, and negotiations
  • Reviews assigned project(s) after award to define project scope, determine work procedures/sequences and develops schedules, budgets, staffing, sub-consultant involvement, and progress billings
  • Assigns responsibilities and sees the execution of tasks are begun and completed according to schedule
  • Submits documents to federal, state, and local agencies for code compliance review and obtains permits required

What you need to have:

  • BS degree in Civil Engineering from an accredited four-year college or university
  • 7-10 years relevant experience with 5 years of experience at the Project Manager level with DOT projects
  • Must have proven skills in meeting DOT expectations, schedules, and budgets
  • PE required
  • Experienced in DOT design methods, plan preparation, standards, and specifications
  • Demonstrated capabilities and success in managing medium to large projects, multi-office projects, and/or multiple projects
  • Proven leadership, communication, mentoring and client liaison skills
  • Proficient with MicroStation and GeoPAK
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Characteristics of a successful Volkert team member:
    • Be a brand ambassador for the company who engages in diversity and inclusion,
    • Be self-motivated to meet individual goals and maintain accountability in a team environment
    • Exercise initiative and independent judgement in the solution of work problems
    • Be able to communicate effectively- verbal and written
    • Be able to multi-task in a team environment 

Volkert Perks:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Flexibility and a positive work/life balance
  • Challenging and innovative projects
  • Employee referral program
  • Professional development
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)
  • 401(k) retirement savings plan + employer matching
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) and holidays
  • Medical, Dental, & Vision
  • Employer-Paid Life/AD&D insurance
  • Employer-Paid short-term disability and long-term disability
  • Wellness incentives
  • Additional voluntary benefits

The words from our Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer, Thomas A. Hand, PE, capture best how you can make an impact while working for Volkert.  “For nearly a century, Volkert has done meaningful work that improves our infrastructure and quality of life. With our commitment to employee ownership and sustainable growth, you can build a career here that really makes a difference.”– Thomas A. Hand, PE, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer Volkert does not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies or fee-based recruitment services. #LI-SD1