Professional Engineer- Road/Aviation
Bismarck, ND

About $67,000 - $88,000 a year

About Us

At KLJ, we love engineering, moving forward, and bringing ideas to life. Our work is more than a project, it's a long-term solution for the communities in which we live and work. We are committed to providing an exceptional experience to our customers – every project, every time. We reimagine what projects can be through innovative planning, design, and support of infrastructure projects of all shapes and sizes. Join our team and reimagine what your career can be.

Position Purpose

Provide engineering services for KLJ projects in a timely, accurate, and cost-effective manner.

Essential Functions
Responsible for design, specifications, plans, maps, project schedule and budgets
Review for Quality Assurance and Quality Control and ensure compliance with KLJ quality standards
Responsible for contracts, scope of services, and budgets
Provide coordination of contractors
Participate in and facilitate meetings with stakeholders and clients
Instruct, train and mentor group members
Effectively deal with difficult situations and confrontation both internally and externally
Utilize effective written and oral communication
May respond to RFPs and lead interviews
May prepare forecast of workload and monitor backlog
May be responsible for workgroup financials and quality goals
May market to existing or potential clients and obtain work
May serve as a project engineer, project manager, or client manager and provide overall project oversight
May have supervisory responsibilities for group members and support staff including hiring, promoting, terminations, performance reviews, and training
Public involvement may include reports, graphics, presentations, and other visual material
A four-year degree in engineering or a related field is required
A PE is required
Experience level is a minimum of 4+ years
Must have a valid driver’s license and be able to operate motorized vehicles

Project management experience is preferred
Hours and Travel

This position requires the individual work 40+ hours per week with 80% of the time spent in the office and 20% in the field.

Physical Requirements

The physical demands described represent those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities.

The employee is regularly required to:
Sit, stand, walk, stoop, kneel, twist, crouch, and crawl
Use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms
Talk or hear and communicate clearly

The employee must:
Frequently lift and move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and move up to 25 pounds

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

The salary for this position is expected to range between $62,800 - $83,700 depending on experience.

All applicants must be authorized to work in the US, without employer-sponsorship. KLJ does not sponsor individuals for employment-based visas and does not participate in any OPT training program.

KLJ will not be partnering with third-party recruiters on this position. Please review our third-party recruiting policy at

This position will be posted until filled.

Licenses & Certifications
Professional Engineer

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)