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Project Engineer - Transportation

Location: Pleasanton, CA, United States
Job # 12158795
Date Posted: 04-04-2019
Title: Project Engineer - Transportation
Location: Redwood City, CA 94065
Salary: $87,000 - $106,000 Annually - DOE
Direct Hire

Our client provides engineering, surveying, and land planning services for architects, commercial and residential developers, colleges and universities, cities and counties, governmental agencies, hotels, health care facilities, and large corporations.

Job Responsibilities:
  • As a mid-level civil engineer you will independently evaluate, select, and apply standard engineering techniques, procedures, and criteria using judgment in making adaptations and modifications.
  • You will undertake assignments which have clear and specified objectives that will require the investigation of a limited number of variables.
  • Using prescribed methods you will perform specific and limited portions of a broader assignment of an experienced engineer or Project Manager.
  • You may plan, schedule, conduct, or coordinate detailed phases of technical work in portions of a major project or in a total project of moderate scope.
  • You will provide assistance to the Project Managers in preparing current status information for internal reporting and for keeping clients informed on progress.
  • You will supervise or coordinate the work of drafters, technicians, and others who assist in specific assignments.
  • Keep abreast of new developments/knowledge and methods affecting your area of expertise by participating in continuing education courses and attending training workshops.
  • You will prepare project specifications and cost estimates and also use your knowledge of computer software including those programs used for graphic plan preparation, engineering calculations, spreadsheet preparation, and word processing.  
Qualifications and Experience:
  • 4 to 10 years experience
  • PE, EIT
  • Experienced/Senior Design/Project Engineer (Very good Design Skills and Awareness of Roadway Packages)
  • AutoCAD (Civil 3D) – mastery from a design standpoint
    • In-Design or Other Roadway Design Packages a plus!
    • MicroStation a plus!
  • Other Programs
    • Word/Excel
    • MS Project a plus!
  • Caltrans Design
    • Geometric Approval Drawings
    • Fact Sheets/Exception Reports
    • PSR, PSR/PDS, PR
    • PS&E Plans
  • Estimate/Quantities  
    • Reports (Drainage, SWDR, TMPs)
    • Caltrans Advertise/Award/Administer (AAA) Process for larger projects, Encroachment Permit Process (for mid to smaller projects), and PEER process
  • Roadway/Rail Design
    • ASHTO
    • Bike Design
    • Public Works Experience – City, County
    • Streetscape
    • Green Streets
    • Grading
    • Drainage (plan, profile, details, certain calculations), Utilities, Erosion Control, Temporary Water Pollution Control, etc,
    • Familiarity with Survey/Topo/Right of Way
    • Railroad Projects (Familiarity with UPRR/BNSF/Caltrain process/requirements etc).
  • Permit/Env Knowledge/Experience in Permitting Applications – 401, 404, and 1602
  • Project Management Skills
    • Interested in Project Management and Running Individual Projects/Personnel in the future
    • Coordination
      • Environmental, Traffic, Structural, Electrical, Utilities, Geotechnical, Specialties
      • Jurisdictions – Cities, Counties, Caltrans, Transportation Authorities
      • Resource Agencies – RWQCB, CDFW, USACOE
      • FHWA
      • State – Caltrans
      • Railroad
      • CPUC
  • Mentor/Leadership/Training – Team, Subconsultants, Clients/Public
  • Initiative and Independence, and ability/interest to work with a team collaboratively
  • Communication
    • Strong/Clear
    • Written/Verbal
    • Presentation
  • Creativity
    • Aesthetic Eye
  • Pursuit of Proposals
    • RFP Support
    • Interview Support
    • Coordination with Teams
    • RFP/Interview Participation
Please submit an updated version of your resume for immediate and confidential consideration. Thank you!

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