Senior Roadway Design Engineer
Apex Design PC
Denver, CO

About $72,000 - $99,000 a year


Apex Design is a downtown Denver-based consulting firm specializing in transportation planning, traffic engineering and operations, and technology for surface transportation. We are well-respected by our clients and teaming partners. Apex promotes a culture of professional growth through training, leadership development and encouraging involvement in professional organizations. Our team maintains an attitude of mutual support and collaboration. We share best practices and lessons learned across projects, and foster great relationships through quarterly team building and social activities.

Apex Design is committed to building a team of top talent for our clients. And we are proud to be publicly recognized as a Best Place to Work by the Denver Business Journal. Our people love what they do and love working together, making them great to work with. Our culture is something that we are incredibly proud of, and this award is a wonderful testament to all the talented people that contribute to making Apex what it is - a great place to work.

Senior Roadway Engineer

This position is an excellent opportunity for a motivated and highly-skilled Senior Roadway Design professional who wishes to be part of our expanding team. The successful candidate will play an important role in the design of numerous major roadway system improvement projects throughout Colorado for state and local public agencies, and federal public-land roadways.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

· Design and analysis of freeways, interstate highways, interchanges, urban and rural roadways, and shared-use trails

· Serving as Project Manager for design-related projects, providing oversight and mentoring project managers, design engineers, technicians, and support staff to successfully complete a variety of projects

· Actively participate in business development opportunities and the pursuit of projects through qualifications, scope, and schedule and fee development

· Assists in developing marketing proposals

· Assists in training junior staff

· Prepare studies, reports, plans, specifications, and cost estimates for a wide variety of transportation projects

· Assist with design of multidisciplinary traffic and Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) projects

Education and/or Experience Requirements:

· Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from an accredited college or university

· 8+ years of experience in the design of freeways, interstate highways, interchanges, urban and rural roadways, and shared-use trails

· Expertise in transportation project implementation and business acumen in the successful delivery of projects

· Previous experience as a Program Manager or as a senior member of a Program Management team is a plus

· Knowledge and experience with MicroStation, InRoads and/or OpenRoads/Geopak, AutoCAD Civil 3D, and other applicable software common to the field of transportation engineering

· Knowledge and experience with Microsoft Project is a plus

· Experience with Colorado DOT (or other state DOT) plan preparation procedures and standards

· Experience with Federal Lands Highway plan preparation procedures and standards is a plus

· Hydraulics and traffic experience is a plus

· Excellent written and oral communication skills

· Self-motivated, detail-oriented professional with strong organizational skills

· A desire to grow personally and professionally with each project while working in a team environment to create designs and drawings supporting our client’s overall project goals

· Colorado Professional Engineer License or ability to transfer a license from another state


Apex Design is an equal opportunity employer offering a generous benefit package to include:

· A competitive salary and paid overtime for chargeable hours

· Performance bonus and annual profit sharing

· 401(k) with company contribution

· 20 days of paid time off (PTO)

· 8 holidays

· Health insurance paid in full for individual & a significant contribution for additional dependents

· Monthly transportation reimbursement

· Charity donation match

· Reimbursement for professional licensure and organizations

· Technical and management training

*All benefits are subject to change at the discretion of Apex Design, PC

To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter.

Job Type: Full-time


  • relevant: 8 years (Preferred)

Work Location:

  • One location


  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Retirement plan
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Tuition reimbursement