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Civil (Transportation) Design Engineer

Utah, USA

Job Type

Full Time



About the Role

Role Overview:

As a Civil (Transportation) Design Engineer at Perkins Engineering, you will be at the forefront of designing transportation solutions that not only meet project goals but also embody our commitment to improving lives. Your role will involve:

Applying Engineering Standards: Applying local and national engineering design standards for road & highway safety and functionality, trails, bicycle, pedestrian, parking, traffic signals, and lighting facilities.

Utilizing the Latest Software: Utilize Bentley OpenRoads Designer CAD/3D design and modeling software to bring innovative designs to life. Utilize other design software such as SignCAD and AutoTurn to produce detailed designs. Use general purpose software for engineering calculations and technical writing such as Microsoft and Google spreadsheets and word processors. Learn company & client communication software, and project & file management systems.

Developing Designs: Developing concept and construction level designs for roadways, trails, bike lanes, signing & striping, maintenance of traffic, utilities, drainage & erosion control, signal & lighting, and intelligent transportation systems.

Preparing Final Plans and Documents for Construction Advertising: Prepare final construction plans, specifications, construction quantities, cost estimates, and construction advertising documents.

Collaborative Efforts: Coordinating the design with clients, subconsultants, utility companies, public agencies, surveyors, and other disciplines, such as structures, geotechnical, environmental, right of way, and construction.

Information Gathering and Analysis: Preconstruction site visits & information gathering. Construction site inspections. Analyzing traffic studies, crash data, maps, & other technical information, and drawing conclusions. Cost-benefit analyses. Organizing, planning, and prioritizing design work plans. Understanding basic project management for project delivery.

Core Values and Competencies: Our preferred candidate will demonstrate our company core values: Integrity, Quality, Kindness, Vision for Growth. Be a proactive team player with a can-do attitude. Hold themselves and others accountable. Be Independent, eager to learn, an excellent listener, and an effective verbal & written communicator. Demonstrate competence in engineering analysis, judgment, decision making, and complex & conceptual thinking. Will have excellent people skills, self-awareness, and empathy for their teammates. Capability to manage their time and meet deadlines.

Why Join Perkins Engineering?
Flexible Work Options: Embrace work-life balance with our flexible work schedules and locations.
Comprehensive Benefits: Enjoy Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance, HSA, and a 5% 401k match.
Performance Rewards: Benefit from our Profit-Sharing Incentive Plan, recognizing both company and individual achievements.
Growth and Development: We train all our people with in-house mentors, outsourced training, and attending industry conferences. We encourage career advancement for everyone with multiple career path opportunities.
Transportation Professional Engagement: Get involved with a paid membership in a professional organization.

Join us at Perkins Engineering: We don't just design roads; we pave the way for a better, more connected world. Apply now to become part of a team where your work matters, and your values are shared. We have a great team and try not to take ourselves too seriously. Life is short. Have fun while achieving your goals.

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Equal Opportunity Employer: Perkins Engineering is dedicated to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace. We welcome applicants of all races, colors, ancestries, religions, sexes, national origins, sexual orientations, ages, veteran and military status, marital status, and disabilities.


Position: Civil (Transportation) Design Engineer

 Company: Perkins Engineering

 Location: Utah

 Base Compensation Range: $70,000 - $100,000 Annually

 Job Type: Full Time

 Work Environment: Remote or Hybrid Options Available

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Minimum Qualifications:

  • 0-4 years of civil engineering experience.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering from an ABET Accredited University by December 2024.

  • Passed the Fundamentals of Engineering Exam (FE).

  • Obtain Professional Engineering Licensure within 4 years of your graduation date.

About the Company

At Perkins Engineering, we're not just engineering transportation infrastructure; we're engineering a safe, sustainable, connected transportation system for our communities. Our mission is to enhance the human experience through innovative transportation solutions. Specializing in design, we focus on safety, connectivity, roads & highways, multi-user trails, bike lanes, pedestrian facilities, park & rides, traffic signals, lighting, and intelligent transportation systems. We are a team driven by our core values of Integrity, Quality, Kindness, Vision for Growth, and Having Fun in Life.

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