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Project Engineer - Bridge

Company: Murraysmith
Location: Vancouver
Posted on: August 2, 2022

Job Description:

Ready to make your mark and work on some seriously awesome transportation projects throughout California and Oregon? We have great opportunities for motivated, talented civil engineers to join the Quincy Engineering team as an Associate Civil Engineer/Project Engineer. We're looking for people with passion, a willingness to learn, and the desire to jump in and make a difference for our company, clients and communities. If you have experience in the transportation engineering field, want a fulfilling career with growth opportunities, and want to work with a great team of co-workers and mentors, please join us!

Primary tasks and responsibilities:

  • Serves as Project Engineer directing roadway and bridge design engineers and technicians engaged in preparing planning studies, design, drawings, plans, quantities, estimates, specifications and reports for larger projects
  • Serves as Roadway or Bridge Design Engineer taking the lead in preparing planning studies, design, drawings, plans, quantities, estimates, specifications and reports for projects with varying levels of complexity
  • Uses and directs the use of computer-aided design, drafting systems, and computer programs
  • Reviews designs, plans, specifications, and estimates for completeness and accuracy
  • Develops engineering basis of design per the applicable design standards, engineering computations for design, calculation of quantities, development of estimates and specifications
  • Provides construction support including review of construction facilities, construction shop drawings and contract change orders
  • May serve as a Resident Engineer or a Inspector on a construction project
  • Prepares or supervises the preparation of comprehensive reports and correspondence
  • Provides construction inspection, and/or observation in the field during project construction
  • Trains others in the performance of the job duties
  • Other duties as assigned within the scope of responsibilities and requirements of the job

    Required competencies and qualifications:
    • Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering
    • CA or OR P.E. License in good standing and a minimum of 4 years of related professional experience, of which not less than two years shall have been designing and delivering transportation projects in the role of Project Engineer or Lead Design Engineer
    • Ability to plans and conduct work requiring judgment and independent evaluation
    • Ability to apply techniques, procedures, and criteria applicable to publicly funded transportation projects
    • Ability to work independently and achieve the expected outcomes
    • Receives technical guidance on unusual or complex problems from a Senior Engineer or Project Manager
    • Possess working knowledge of CAD programs (Microstation or AutoCAD)
    • Involves sitting at a desk or other work stations or construction site office or observing construction site activities
    • Collaborative and proactive approach to work
    • Self-starter/takes initiative
    • Positive attitude/team player/able to accept constructive criticism
    • Valid California driver's license and insurable driving record

      Desired competencies and qualifications:
      • The desire to work towards becoming a Senior Engineer and Project Manager

        This job description may have been redacted to relay a general sense of the responsibilities and expectations of the position. In some instances, it may not describe all tasks that may be assigned. As business demands change, the essential functions of some positions may also change. Position requires the successful completion of applicable pre-employment background checks and drug screening

Keywords: Murraysmith, Vancouver , Project Engineer - Bridge, Engineering , Vancouver, Washington

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