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Highways Project Engineer

Company name

Albany, NY, United States

Employment Type

Engineering, Civil Engineering

Posted on
Feb 20,2019

Valid Through
Jun 05,2019

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Johnson, Mirmiran & Thompson is a dynamic, rapidly growing, 100% employee-owned consulting firm of more than 1,600 professionals that provides a full range of multi-disciplined engineering, architecture, information technology, and related services to public agencies and private clients throughout the United States. JMT is currently ranked #57 on Engineering News-Record’s list of the Top 500 Design Firms.

Position Summary

Responsible for engineering design using knowledge of general engineering principles and practices to interpret, organize, execute and coordinate assignments with limited supervision. Acts as a technical advisor to less experienced engineers.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

Plan, schedule, conduct or coordinate detailed phases of the engineering work

Analyze survey reports, maps, drawings, aerial photography and other topographical or geologic data to plan project work

Perform and manage the development of design computations

Design projects in accordance with client specifications and guidelines, using design software and drawing tools

Develop construction cost estimates and write specifications

Assist in the preparation of engineering documents for advertisement and construction

Prepare and compile contract plans, specifications and estimates

Manage project sub-consultants and in-house support disciplines

Develop extra work order requests and open-end contract task proposals

Prepare qualification-based proposals, as required

Prepare for and attend meetings with clients

Coordinate with internal team members to ensure project completion by the defined deadline, scope, budget, and established quality

Required Skills

Proficient in Microsoft Office

Proficient in MicroStation and InRoads

Knowledge of AutoCAD is desirable

Excellent written, organizational and communication skills

Required Experience

Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering or a related field from an ABET accredited engineering program

7-12 years’ experience in specialized discipline (additional will be considered)

Professional Engineer License preferred

Experience working with NYSDOT, Counties, and other transportation agencies preferred

Working Conditions

Work is performed within a general office environment 95% of the time. Work is generally sedentary in nature, but may require occasional standing and walking. Lighting and temperature are adequate and there are no hazardous or unpleasant conditions caused by noise, dust, etc. within the office environment.

Field work is required on occasion where work may be conducted outside in heat/cold, wet/humid, and dry/arid conditions. Some lifting (up to 25 lbs) may be required as needed.

Job Competencies


Analytical Thinking/Problem Solving


Coordination of Work

Creativity and Innovation

Customer Focus


Job-Focused Learning

Planning and Organizing/Time Management


Supervisory Competencies




Conflict Management


Motivating Others

Managing Performance

Global Sensitivity­

JMT is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Vet/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity, and we are proud to be building an inclusive and diverse workforce.

Job Location

Albany, New York, United States

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