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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 providing clients with creative solutions for sustainability, including improvements to infrastructure, the environment, and natural resources. Founded in 1925, Volkert is celebrating a century of serving our employees, clients, partners, and communities.  We are currently searching for an experienced Senior Roadway Engineer/Project Manager to support our East Gulf Region located in Brentwood, TN.  What you’ll be doing:

  • Provide plan review and project management for the TDOT and/or the local municipalities in this region
  • Responsible for organizing activities, schedules, and reporting in support of assigned projects
  • Prepare, issue and track project documentation such as contracts, change orders, client sign-off, etc. for all phases of assigned project work
  • Prepare correspondence and documents with clients, vendors and regulatory agencies as required
  • Assist with other documents such as invoices and purchase orders; and communicate with outside resources when needed
  • Preparing and/or editing meeting minutes and presentations
  • Assist with project submittals and bidding activities
  • Provide support to project team as requested
  • Support our team and client by providing technical and administrative support
  • Market local municipal clients
  • Performs other duties as assigned

What you need to have:

  • BS degree in Civil Engineering from an accredited four-year college or university
  • 10 + years relevant experience in roadway design
  • Must have proven skills in meeting DOT expectations, schedules, and budgets
  • TDOT experience is preferred but not required
  • 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
  • Proficiency with OpenRoads preferred, Geopak expertise required
  • 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 a century, Volkert has done meaningful work that improves our infrastructure and quality of life throughout our communities. We are proud of our one-hundred-year legacy and humbled by the opportunities ahead of us as we look forward to our next century of service. 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.