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Highway/Roadway Engineer ID 39163

Company name

Austin, TX, United States

Employment Type

Civil Engineering, Engineering, Construction, Transportation

Posted on
Jan 13,2019

Valid Through
Apr 28,2019

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Be involved in projects with our Austin Transportation Team and be a part of a growing organization that meets our client’s objectives and solves their challenges.

At WSP, we are driven by inspiring the right people to be part of our future-focused business objectives. Our devotion to teamwork has allowed us to build communities and expand our skylines. Here at WSP, anything is within our reach- and yours as a WSP employee. Come join us and help shape the future!

WSP is currently initiating a search for a Highway/Roadway Engineer

for our Austin

office. This position is best suited for an engineer who is seeking an opportunity to work within a team-focused local office, for a large world-wide engineering firm. Career development, mentoring and employee satisfaction is key within our local civil group and the firm.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Perform civil/highway design tasks requiring independent judgment regarding standard design and engineering techniques and procedures for roadway projects

Perform design tasks and prepare calculations on highway projects from conceptual and preliminary engineering to final design

Coordinate with other design disciplines, including structures, hydraulics/drainage, storm water, traffic, electrical, utilities, right of way

Prepare roadway plans from conceptual to preliminary schematic and final PS&E design for roadway and traffic control disciplines

Ensure that production of specifications, reports and analyses meet scope, schedule, cost and quality requirements

Ability to work on small projects or portions of larger projects in a team-oriented environment

Prepare quantity take-offs and construction cost estimating

Other duties assigned

Talent is the essence of meeting our client’s objectives, goals and challenges. If this sounds like a fit for you, we’d love to have that first discussion of you joining our team.

Job Requirements

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in Civil or Construction Engineering from an accredited University or College

Minimum of 2 years of related experience in Transportation design

Experience in engineering development using Bentley MicroStation, OpenRoads, PowerGeopak or Power InRoads

Verbal and written communication skills

Ability to work independently and with others

Preferred Qualifications

Applied knowledge and understanding of TxDOT Roadway Design Manual, Traffic Control Plans, and Signing and Pavement Marking layouts

Experience in design and permitting in City of Austin or City of San Antonio and Travis County

Familiarity with the Manual of Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD) or AASHTO Green Book

Knowledge of ArcGIS, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and PDF-editing programs is preferred

Experience in Utility coordination

Previous use of hydraulic and hydrology computer programs (HEC-HMS, HEC-RAS)


WSP USA (formerly WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff) is the U.S. operating company of one of the world's leading engineering and professional services firms—WSP. Dedicated to serving local communities, we are engineers, planners, technical experts, strategic advisors and construction management professionals. WSP USA designs lasting solutions in the transportation, buildings, energy, water and environment sectors. With nearly 7,000 people in 100 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper.

WSP provides a progressive mix of benefits including medical, dental 401k and long term disability focused on a providing health and financial stability throughout the employee’s career.

At WSP, we want to give our employees the challenges they seek to grow their careers and knowledge base. Your daily contributions to your team will be a key piece in our meeting client objectives, goals and challenges, are you ready to get started?

EOE / Veteran/ Disability/ Gender/ Minority/ Female/ Gender Identity/ Sexual Orientation

Relocation assistance is not available for this position.

The selected candidate must have the ability to work in the United States immediately.

WSP USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer - M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

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Together WSP and GENIVAR are one of the world’s leading engineering and design consultancies. We provide services to transform the built environment and restore the natural environment. We have 14,500 employees, based in more than 300 offices, across 35 countries, on every continent.

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