Civil Design Engineer

Salt Lake City, Utah
02 Nov 2016
30 Dec 2016
BI 000144
Contract Type
Full Time
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Civil PE- Highway Design and Planning:

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, adaptation, and modification of standard techniques, procedures, and criteria. This position is located in Salt Lake City, UT.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

• Develops the civil design for transportation (highway/roadway/rail) related projects.

• Conducts, plans, schedules, or coordinates civil engineering work. Also, participates in 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, technical disciplines, and design teams.

• Prepares and/or reviews design concepts, plans, technical specifications, contract documents, and estimates.

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

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

• Performs other duties assigned by a Project Engineer or Project Manager.

    • Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering is required.
    • Registration as a Professional Engineer is highly desirable, Utah PE registration preferred.
    • A minimum of 4 years of progressive highway design experience is required (UDOT experience preferred).
    • At least 4 years of experience with Microstation is highly desirable.
    • Experienced user of InRoads and ProjectWise is preferred.
    • Traffic signal, striping and/or signing design experience is helpful.
    • PTOE registration is helpful.
    • Technical ability to prepare plans, specifications, estimates, concepts, studies, proposals and/or reports.
    • Ability to coordinate all phases of a project.

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