Professional Engineer- Highway Planning and Design

San Antonio, Texas
02 Sep 2016
25 Nov 2016
BI 0000TL
Contract Type
Full Time
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Performs work involving the application of all conventional aspects of civil engineering to the functional area of the assignment. Exercises judgment in the independent evaluation, selection and substantial adaptation and modification of standard techniques, procedures, and criteria.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

• Conceptualizes the initial civil design approach for major phases of large transportation (highway/roadway) related projects, experience in schematics and final design (PS&E).

• Plans, schedules, conducts or coordinates civil engineering work. Also, supervises the design and ongoing progress of a project, including the coordination of the project with City, State, and County officials, and other outside agencies.

• Resolves a variety of complex problems, (i.e. conflicting design requirements, unsuitability of conventional materials, difficult coordination requirements).

• Serves as a liaison between clients and agencies, subcontractors, and design teams.

• Reviews plans, schedules and prepares or reviews technical specifications, contract documents, CPM schedules, technical reports, and estimates.

• Participates in contract bidding and administration; may observe project action on site.

• Supervises the work of less experienced engineers and/or technical support personnel assigned to the project.

• Performs other duties assigned by a Project Engineer or Program/Project Manager

• Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering is required

• Registration as a Professional Engineer is required, Texas PE registration required within six months of hire date.

• Minimum of 6 years of progressive highway design experience is required.

• TXDOT experience is preferred. TxDOT pre-certification in complex roadway and/or drainage is preferred.

• At least 6 years of experience with Microstation is required

• Experienced user of MicroStation and GEOPAK is required. OpenRoads experience is preferred.

• Technical ability to prepare feasibility studies, proposals (Project Approach) and reports, as well as final design (PS&E) is required.

• Ability to coordinate all phases of a project is preferred.

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