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Stantec Transportation Engineer - Roadway/Highway in Dallas, Texas

We create great places and the connections that get people and goods moving—whether by car, bus, train, plane, or their own two feet. Working within the context of the communities we serve, we provide planning, engineering, and infrastructure management services that fit the needs of our clients and improve the overall transportation experience. Join our team and help us keep communities connected.

Your Opportunity

As a Civil Engineer, you will have responsibility for the design and delivery of highway and roadway projects in various phases from conceptual planning, through design, construction, and completion.

You will perform a variety of tasks that will require the application of sound principles and best practices. The role of a Civil Engineer is to work independently on smaller projects, and as a team member of a larger project under the guidance of a Senior Engineer. The Civil Engineer should be able to evaluate, select, specify, and engineer systems or products for a project. You will analyze proposed projects to ensure reliability, resource efficiency and cost-effectiveness.

You may provide immediate supervision and guidance to a group of employees, assigning tasks, checking work at frequent intervals for accuracy and completeness; and maintaining schedules.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Perform complex engineering design tasks on assigned projects

  • May be responsible for the review and sealing of own projects or the work of the others

  • Responsible for planning, scheduling, conducting and coordinating the technical aspects of assigned projects

  • Prepare project plans and drawings for various projects including urban and rural roadways, highways, rail, transit, trails, intersections and traffic signals

  • Prepare construction contract documents, project proposals, change orders, plans and reports

  • Prepare quantity take-offs, project cost estimates, and tracking construction costs from preliminary to final design; identifying opportunities for cost saving measures throughout the design process

  • Perform calculations using company standard software and proprietary manufacturer software

  • Perform research, obtains traffic data, makes calculations and conducts transportation analyses

  • Prepare geometric analysis & calculations in support of designs and establishing design criteria, methods, practices and procedures

  • Conduct basic interpretations of drawings, codes, and other similar materials

  • Conduct quality assurance and quality control

  • Coordinate with clients, regulatory/resource agencies, and local governments

  • Resolve technical project issues, present reports and designs, and provide service to meet client’s goals

  • Monitor work of project team to ensure budgets and schedules are being met

  • Utilize relevant software programs to prepare exhibits and complex working drawings

Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Ability to effectively discuss project issues with clients and reviewing agencies

  • Thorough understanding of codes, legal and design requirements in relevant jurisdictions

  • Ability to solve complex problems using sound professional judgement, creativity, and innovation

  • Proficient in MicroStation-Geopak SS4/SS10, OpenRoads Designer, Geopak Drainage, AutoCAD Civil3D, InRoads and any other relevant design software

  • Proficient in Microsoft (MS) Office Suite

  • Experience with 3-D Modeling and graphic presentation

  • Strong knowledge of the Department of Transportation's legal requirements, design/planning procedures, and PSE plan production in relevant jurisdictions

  • Ability to participate and collaborate in project team setting, engage in creative and critical though, and effectively communicate ideas, design issues and solutions to others

  • Ability to create and interpret sketches, drawings, and various exhibits

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Civil Engineering or related field

  • TX PE license

  • Minimum of 5 years highway/roadway design experience - TxDOT Precertification a plus

You will work in an open-concept office setting. Local travel may be required for attending client or public meetings, scoping new assignments, and visiting project sites.

COVID-19 is having a big impact on the way we live and work. Stantec’s Health, Safety, Security, and Environment team has created a series of special COVID-19 guidelines and best practices to help keep you, your clients, and the communities you serve safe and healthy during the coronavirus pandemic. Your local leader will work with you to determine the timing and manner of working from the office or from home.

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other’s talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.

Job: Civil Engineer

Primary Location: United States-Texas-Dallas

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Travel: No

Schedule: Full-time

Req ID: 200001SF

Stantec provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for future and current employment and prohibit discrimination on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We prohibit discrimination in decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, referral, promotion, compensation, fringe benefits, job training, terminations or any other condition of employment. Stantec is in compliance with local, state and federal laws and regulations and ensures equitable opportunities in all aspects of employment. EEO including Disability/Protected Veterans