Johnson, Mirmiran & Thompson Highway Project Engineer in McKinney, Texas

Highway Project Engineer

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Job Description

Kennedy Consulting, Inc. (KCI), A JMT Company, has an immediate need for a Highway project engineer. Successful candidates will assist the Project Manager in extending leadership, direction, and training as part of a design team that is engineering a variety of transportation projects including advanced planning and schematic design, as well as preparing plans, specifications, and estimates (PS&E).

Job Summary

Responsibilities include providing project management oversight and applying engineering expertise in the daily operations for design production of transportation projects in accordance with good engineering practice; maintaining client relationships, quality assurance and quality control; coordinating and scheduling work to meet project goals on time and budget; coordinating with engineering design staff and other disciplines to meet project objectives. Will supervise and schedule work of other team members while working under the supervision of a Project Manager. Will be engineer of record for design developed by and under direct supervision of the candidate. Will assist in estimating fees, determining scope of work, preparing proposals and contracts on large or multiple projects.

Required Skills

  • Working knowledge schematic and PS&E development required

  • Working knowledge of geometric design required

  • Candidates must be capable of working on multiple projects in a dynamic, fast-paced team oriented environment.

  • Ability to write, speak, and communicate clearly in English is a must.

  • Strong time management and ability to prioritize

  • Working knowledge of Microstation and Geopak is required

  • Working knowledge of hydraulics/hydrology design/analysis a plus

  • Familiarity with the following software a Plus:

  • HEC-HMS, HEC-RAS, SureTrak, Open Roads (3D) or other 3D modeling software

  • Candidates should be proficient with Microsoft Office Software, including Word, Excel and Outlook.

Required Experience

  • BSCE from an ABET-accredited undergraduate engineering curriculum

  • Active PE License

  • TxDOT precertification

  • 4 -8 years of previous transportation engineering experience

  • Previous work experience on TxDOT projects

Working Conditions

Work is performed within a general office environment 95% of the time. Work is generally sedentary in nature, but may require occasional standing and walking. Lighting and temperature are adequate and there are no hazardous or unpleasant conditions caused by noise, dust, etc. within the office environment.

Field work is required on occasion where work may be conducted outside in heat/cold, wet/humid, and dry/arid conditions. Some lifting (up to 25 lbs) may be required as needed.

Job Competencies

  • Attention-to-detail

  • Analytical Thinking/Problem Solving

  • Communication

  • Job Proficiency

  • Creativity and Innovation

  • Customer Focus

  • Dependability

  • Job-Focused Learning

  • Planning and Organizing/Time Management

  • Results-oriented

Organizational Competencies

  • Building Relationships & Teamwork

  • Integrity & Ethics

  • Quality Service

  • Safety

JMT is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Vet/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity, and we are proud to be building an inclusive and diverse workforce

Job Location

McKinney, Texas, United States

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