Transportation Engineer 1
DOWL
Eugene, OR

About $75,000 - $97,000 a year

EducationSkills
The Transportation Engineer is responsible for performing engineering tasks related to roadway and site civil design and analysis with limited oversight from senior level staff. The person in this position must either be a licensed professional engineer in the state of primary practice, or be licensed in a different state with the ability to get a license within 6 months of hire. This person is expected to exercise strong engineering judgment, and demonstrate strong roadway engineering fundamentals. The person in this position should show a strong working knowledge of the AASHTO policy on Geometric Design of Highways and Streets and be able to quickly learn and apply other design codes as needed. The person in this position is also expected to work well with others, absorb and apply constructive criticism and seek guidance from more experienced members of the team as necessary. This position requires a willingness to learn skills and perform a variety of tasks not directly related to the field of bridge engineering, including, but not limited to: construction support assignments, drafting, administration, and general civil engineering tasks.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Independently perform complex tasks related to alternatives analysis, roadway design, 3-dimensional modeling, and quantity calculations.
Independently write technical specifications, reports, and other correspondence to a variety of audiences under the supervision of a senior-level licensed engineer.
Learn and apply OBEC standards and best practices
Work collaboratively within multi-disciplinary teams and effectively communicate with others
Lead the design efforts in the role of engineer-of-record on small design projects
Perform independent checking of the design work of other team members
Demonstrate intermediate proficiency with roadway design concepts
Demonstrate intermediate proficiency with computer aided drafting
Work efficiently to meet deadlines and perform tasks within a given amount of time
Demonstrate a strong understanding of project budgets and schedules
Proficiently employ a variety of design codes related to the industry.
Perform other related duties as assigned
Requirements/Minimum Qualifications

Education:
This position requires a Bachelor's degree in engineering (civil, structural) from an accredited university and at least four (4) years of experience. A Master's degree focused in civil or structural engineering is preferred and shall substitute for one years' worth of experience.

Certifications:
This position requires a Professional Engineering license in any state, with the ability to get a Professional Engineering license in the state of primary practice within 6 months of hire.

Previous experience/skills:
Required

Exceptional communication skills and established proficiency working with others
Intermediate level proficiency with Microsoft Office Suites (Outlook, Word, Excel)
Basic level proficiency using AutoCAD and/or Microstation
Strong understanding of roadway, stormwater, and/or hydraulics fundamentals including: physics, hydraulics, transportation, and route layout.
Accurately complete engineering calculations
Exceptional technical and communication skills
Strong organization skills
Working knowledge of AASHTO Roadway Design Standards
Demonstrate intermediate proficiency with at least one kind of roadway design software like Civil 3D, InRoads, and/or GeoPak
Preferred

Knowledge and basic proficiency using a second roadway design software like Civil 3D, InRoads, and/or GeoPak