Civil Transportation Engineer
The Civil Transportation Engineer is responsible for site analysis and planning, site layouts, erosion control, grading, storm water management, and utilities for commercial, institutional, and retail clients. This position requires frequent interaction with professional staff, clients, contractors, and local government officials, from conceptual and design phases through the regulatory review process, permitting, and construction. This position will interact with staff on projects in all offices and on projects in locations throughout the country and will report to the Director of Engineering. The right candidate may live and work in the Kansas City area; Houston, Texas; or near Wichita, Kansas.
- Engage with internal and external clients regarding project requirements, concept and design development, and design presentations.
- Conduct research and investigation on site requirements with local jurisdiction.
- Participate in site visits and conduct field measurements to validate existing site and as-built conditions.
- Meet with municipal officials, regulatory agencies, and other authorities, in-person, by phone, or through conferencing media, as needed on project requirements.
- Coordinate with other project staff and associated disciplines and/or subconsultants on drainage, traffic, water/wastewater, utilities, and survey and other land use and development concerns.
- Prepare detailed design calculations as appropriate.
- Assign tasks to and/or coordinate with technicians or administrative staff.
- Prepare drawings in a manner consistent with company standards and client requirements for format, standard, quality, and timeliness.
- Produce final hard and soft copy documents suitable for submission to clients consistent with contract requirements.
- Meet with contractors, as needed, for construction administration and design clarifications.
- Review civil drawings submitted by outside Civil Engineers (C.E.s) for compliance with program and land use needs as well as coordination, clarity, and accuracy.
- Support project management activities such as, but not limited to, contracting actions, scheduling, and communication with consultants.
- Support and Construction Administration (CA) activities on behalf of clients.
- May conduct field inspections.
- Reviewing contractor schedule and progress for compliance.
Examples of job responsibilities are not intended to be all inclusive. GLMV reserves the right to assign additional responsibilities as needed.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
- Knowledge of municipal, state, and federal regulations impacting site development.
- Knowledge of the site permitting process, how to navigate it and how to evaluate the anticipated impact on project scheduling and necessary lead time.
- Ability to locate and interpret relevant code information and write or converse with code officials regarding interpretation and compliance alternatives.
- Proficiency with AutoDesk products such as AutoCAD, Civil 3D, and standard office software such as Microsoft Office suite of tools.
- Effective interpersonal skills to be welcome and effective with internal and external clients.
- Strong sense of urgency and self-initiative to meet client deadlines.
- Organization skills and ability to organize and track the work and progress of multiple projects.
- Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
- Ability to travel to sites and move about potentially uneven and undeveloped terrain to inspect aspects relevant to developing the project.
- Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing, using the English language.
An employee shall not pose a direct threat to the health or safety of other individuals in the workplace.
Experience and Credentials
- BSCE from an ABET-accredited program.
- Licensed P.E. in at least one state in the U.S.
- National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES) current member preferred.
- Substantial experience organizing and performing the work described and managing assigned project responsibilities within time and budget requirement without direct oversight.
- Experience with federal projects preferred.
Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered.