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Transportation Engineer

Company: Volkert
Location: Austin
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Are we the road to your future?

Volkert is employee owned and a Top 100 design firm, committed to delivering the future of infrastructure in three key areas of service: Design + Engineering, Planning + Environmental, and Program + Construction Management.

We are currently searching for an experienced Transportation Engineer to support our Southwest Region located in Austin, TX.

You will be responsible for geometric design projects including, but not limited to TXDOT and local government.

What you'll be doing:

  • Prepares and modifies reports, specifications, plans, construction schedules, environmental studies, and designs for projects
  • Evaluates need for design changes and makes appropriate recommendations
  • Consults with construction personnel concerning design constructability as related to field conditions, sequencing and scheduling of construction activities
  • Uses computer assisted engineering and design software and equipment to prepare engineering and design documents
  • Adheres to company standards for quality assurance and quality control as defined in the quality manual
  • Submits documents to federal, state, and local agencies for code compliance review and obtains permits required What you need to have:
    • B.S. or M.S. in Civil Engineering from an ABET accredited engineering program
    • 4+ years relevant experience
    • Licensed PE
    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
    • Characteristics of a successful Volkert team member:
    • Be a brand ambassador for the company who engages in diversity and inclusion
    • Be self-motivated to meet individual goals and maintain accountability in a team environment
    • Exercise initiative and independent judgement in the solution of work problems
    • Be able to communicate effectively- verbal and written
    • Be able to multi-task in a team environment Volkert Perks:
      • Competitive compensation
      • Flexibility and a positive work/life balance
      • Challenging and innovative projects
      • Employee referral program
      • Professional development
      • Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)
      • 401(k) retirement savings plan + employer matching
      • Paid Time Off (PTO) and holidays
      • Medical, Dental, & Vision
      • Employer-Paid Life/AD&D insurance
      • Employer-Paid short-term disability and long-term disability
      • Wellness incentives
      • Additional voluntary benefits

        The words from our Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer, Thomas A. Hand, PE, capture best how you can make an impact while working for Volkert.

        "For nearly a century, Volkert has done meaningful work that improves our infrastructure and quality of life. With our commitment to employee ownership and sustainable growth, you can build a career here that really makes a difference."

        - Thomas A. Hand, PE, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer

        Volkert does not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies or fee-based recruitment services.


Keywords: Volkert, Austin , Transportation Engineer, Professions , Austin, Texas

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