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Transportation Engineer

Portland, ME

Do you have 2-4 years experience in professional traffic and/or transportation engineering?

We're looking for a Transportation Engineer who:

  • Has experience in conventional aspects of traffic and/or transportation engineering?
  • Can plan, conduct, and coordinate work requiring judgment in the independent evaluation, application, selection, adaptation and modification of standard techniques, procedures and criteria.
  • Applies intensive and diversified knowledge of engineering principles and practices in broad areas of assignments and related fields. 
  • Can employ practical and advanced techniques, and the modification and extension of theories and practices of traffic and transportation engineering, related sciences and disciplines.
  • Is skilled in devising new approaches to problems encountered.  

If this sounds like you, you may be the one to join us to:

  • Coordinate and direct, in a design capacity, a portion of small projects and/or components of large projects with many complex features.
  • Assist the Group Leader with quality control and review of plans/documents.
  • Manage multiple projects of varying size and diversity.
  • Develop design drawings and reports, field information, alternative cost analyses, construction cost estimates, and feasibility studies.
  • Prepare and review regulatory license and permit applications.
  • Conduct individual research to carry out complex or unusual assignments using new or improved techniques and procedures. 
  • Assess the feasibility and soundness of proposed products or materials when necessary data are insufficient and confirmation by testing is advisable.
  • Perform construction administration and monitoring when required.
  • Prepare construction quantity and cost estimates and evaluation of alternatives, from preliminary through final plans.  Provides guidance for organizing computations and documentation.

With our Clients you will: 

  • Represent the firm in a professional manner when dealing with the public, review agencies and clients.
  • Make competent and knowledgeable presentations to clients, regulatory agencies and public meetings.
  • Coordinate projects with regulatory agencies, municipal staff, utility representatives and others.
  • Alert us to potential client contacts and leads for new work.
  • Develop solid working relationships with clients and builds client confidence.
  • Negotiate with clients and regulatory agencies to resolve project issues without jeopardizing client or regulatory relationships.

Record Keeping

  • Keep and monitor accurate records of time spent and tasks performed on timesheets and expense forms.
  • Monitor project expenditures relative to budgets.
  • Keep and monitor full documentation of telephone and e-mail correspondence with vendors, review agencies, clients, and anyone involved with project tasks and assignments.
  • Keep neat and proper documentation of all computations and reference material are maintained, both electronically and hard copy.
  • Assure all computations and plans by staff are checked and that a Senior Engineer checks his/her computations and plans.
  • Keep file systems, procedures, and storage locations such that all necessary documents can easily accessed by others, both in hard copy and electronically.

Key Competencies:

  • Serve as project engineer on civil/site, private, municipal or governmental projects.
  • Schedule and coordinate engineering and production staff on assigned projects.
  • Provide technical guidance to engineering and production staff.
  • Develop quality assurance/control practices and conduct project reviews.
  • Assist in marketing of traffic/transportation services.
  • Plan and coordinate work with clients, sub-consultants and contractors.
  • Develop and monitor project schedules and budgets.
  • Demonstrate excellent client/customer communication skills (written and oral).
  • Make decisions independently on engineering problems and methods.

Education and Experience: 

Experience:   Minimum of 2-4 years of professional traffic and/or transportation engineering

Education:     B.S. Degree or higher in Civil/Traffic Engineering (PTOE preferred)

Professional Registration:  Interest in obtaining P.E.

Professional Activities:        Member or equivalent grade in professional/technical society.

If this sounds like a fit for you, please upload a MS Word copy fo your resume at www.IntWork.com

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