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Transportation Design Engineer (Intermediate/Senior)

Company: CDM Smith
Location: San Francisco
Posted on: May 28, 2023

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Job Description:
*This position can be based in any of our Texas, Washington, Oregon, or California offices.
CDM Smith has an opportunity for an Intermediate to Senior Transportation Design Engineer to perform as a technical lead and design manager on urban mobility, transit, active transportation, and roadway transportation projects in the West, including Seattle and the Bay Area. This individual will help lead a dynamic and growing design team delivering forward-thinking transportation projects.
Job responsibilities may include:
-Leading and coordinating a team of planners and engineers in the production and delivery of technical products for feasibility studies, PA&ED studies, and PS&E packages on a range of transportation projects. Includes ownership of all technical outputs as well as leading the planning, production, and progress of all technical deliverables.
-Will integrate technical solutions, working closely with the Project Manager to confirm that the project is delivered to the agreed scope, budgets, and schedules.
-With the Project Manager, serve as a liaison between clients and design teams, coordinate and attend project meetings with clients, public officials, engineers, planners, and transportation system users.
-Work collaboratively with the Project Manager to build, maintain, and manage strong client relationships.
-Preparing, reviewing, interpreting, analyzing, and modifying complex engineering plans, drawings, specifications, contract documents, and engineering reports for conformance to professional standards and approved budgets.
-Preparing transportation reports and plans based on project analyses and assessments.
-Supporting the team in the delivery of technical and analytical services, including plan and specification preparation, data analysis, research, and utilizing design software.
-Coordinating the development of the project technical delivery approach and identification of appropriate technical resource requirements and key staff.
-Motivate the technical team and proactively support career development opportunities for technical personnel. -Implementing effective communication and reporting protocols within the technical team.
-Managing project Quality Assurance (QA) and Quality Control (QC) requirements.
-Participating in new business development.
Job Title:
Transportation Design Engineer (Intermediate/Senior)
Certification/License Requirements:
Professional Engineer
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Minimum Qualifications:
-Bachelor's degree in Civil, Transportation, or Structural Engineering or related discipline.
-Professional engineering (PE) license.
-7 years of related experience.
-Domestic and/or international travel may be required. The frequency of travel is contingent on specific duties, responsibilities, and the essential functions of the position, which may vary depending on workload and project demands.
-Equivalent additional directly related experience will be considered in lieu of a degree.
EEO Statement:
We attract the best people in the industry, supporting their efforts to learn and grow. We strive to create a challenging and progressive work environment. We provide career opportunities that span a variety of disciplines and geographic locations, with projects that our employees plan, design, build and operate as diverse as the needs of our clients. CDM Smith is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, disability, citizenship status, genetics, protected veteran status or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.
Why CDM Smith?:
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Join Us! CDM Smith - where amazing career journeys unfold.
Imagine a place committed to offering an unmatched employee experience. Where you work on projects that are meaningful to you. Where you play an active part in shaping your career journey. Where your co-workers are invested in you and your success. Where you are encouraged and supported to do your very best and given the tools and resources to do so. Where it's a priority that the company takes good care of you and your family.
Our employees are the heart of our company. As an employer of choice, our goal is to provide a challenging, progressive and inclusive work environment which fosters personal leadership, career growth and development for every employee. We value passionate individuals who challenge the norm, deliver world-class solutions and bring diverse perspectives. Join our team, and together we will make a difference and change the world.
Job Site Location:
Western United States
Agency Disclaimer:
All vendors must have a signed CDM Smith Placement Agreement from the CDM Smith Recruitment Center Manager to receive payment for your placement. Verbal or written commitments from any other member of the CDM Smith staff will not be considered binding terms. All unsolicited resumes sent to CDM Smith and any resume submitted to any employee outside of CDM Smith Recruiting Center Team (RCT) will be considered property of CDM Smith. CDM Smith will not be held liable to pay a placement fee.
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Visa Sponsorship Available:
No - We will not support sponsorship, i.e. H-1B or TN Visas for this position
Skills and Abilities:
Expert Knowledge of computer assisted design and drafting (CADD) 3D and 4D software and practices. Expert Knowledge of engineer principles of design. Expert Knowledge of Microsoft business software (excel, word, etc.). Excellent verbal and written communications skills. Expert knowledge of federal, state and local regulations. Basic knowledge of design standards (AASHTO, NACTO, etc.).
Background Check and Drug Testing Information:
CDM Smith Inc. and its divisions and subsidiaries (hereafter collectively referred to as "CDM Smith") reserves the right to require background checks including criminal, employment, education, licensure, etc. as well as credit and motor vehicle when applicable for certain positions. In addition, CDM Smith may conduct drug testing for designated positions. Background checks are conducted after an offer of employment has been made in the United States. The timing of when background checks will be conducted on candidates for positions outside the United States will vary based on country statutory law but in no case, will the background check precede an interview. CDM Smith will conduct interviews of qualified individuals prior to requesting a criminal background check, and no job application submitted prior to such interview shall inquire into an applicant's criminal history. If this position is subject to a background check for any convictions related to its responsibilities and requirements, employment will be contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation including criminal history. Criminal history will not automatically disqualify a candidate. In addition, during employment individuals may be required by CDM Smith or a CDM Smith client to successfully complete additional background checks, including motor vehicle record as well as drug testing.
U.S. Vaccine Status:
CDM Smith Inc. and its divisions and subsidiaries (hereafter collectively referred to as "CDM Smith") are committed to your health and safety. CDM Smith and its employees adhere to all applicable government and client COVID-19 requirements.
Additional Compensation:
All bonuses at CDM Smith are discretionary and may or may not apply to this position.

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