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Roadway Project Engineer - Santa Ana Job

Date: Nov 18, 2020

Location: Wichita, CA, US

Company: Transystems

Req ID: 17404

For more than 50 years, TranSystems has provided engineering and architectural planning, design and construction solutions to enhance the movement of goods and people across today’s integrated transportation infrastructure. Headquartered in Kansas City, Mo., its professionals in more than 30 offices throughout the U.S. perform a broad range of services to all sectors of the transportation and federal marketplaces. Services are delivered throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to construction to long-term operations, maintenance and rehabilitation.


TranSystems is seeking a Roadway Project Engineer responsible for the design and preparation of plan submittals related to highway and arterial roadway design, complex intersection design, local roadways, site design, bridge replacement/rehabilitation, traffic design, drainage design for various agencies. 


General Duties & Responsibilities include the following.  Other duties may be assigned.

  1. Perform engineering tasks related to the planning and design of transportation facilities such as freeways, arterials, intersections, railroad and drainage. Be part of a Design Team that produces plans, specifications, cost estimates and schedules for transportation construction projects. Duties include preparing engineering reports, performing engineering calculations and analysis and furnishing technical documentation for design projects. Works tasks generally pertain to planning and design functions for highways, arterials, traffic, drainage and site design. Attendance at meetings and interaction with clients should be expected. Effective written and oral communication skills are imperative.
  2. Work with or preferably lead the design team in completion of technical efforts of other team members in the completion of design projects including roadway, traffic, drainage and site design projects and reports.
  3. Assist or preferably lead the project management of projects both technically and financially to meet the clients expectations in completing quality projects on-time and on budget.
  4. Answer any questions and review shop drawings during the construction phase of the project.
  5. Participate in business development activities.


Supervisory Responsibilities – No supervisory responsibilities.


Qualifications – To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative, of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Education/Experience – Bachelor’s degree in the engineering field (i.e. Mechanical, Civil, Structural, Electrical) required with 4 years of design experience preferred.


Computer Skills - Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, and various engineering software systems depending on engineering discipline: AutoCAD; MicroStation/GeoPak; In Roads, Land Desktop, and Civil 3D.


Certificates and Licenses – Registration as a licensed Professional Engineer.


Work Environment - The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions, depending on field assignments.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts and outside weather conditions.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate, however, construction and field assignments can be severe (i.e. Airport noise, inside factories, construction equipment, jack hammers, etc).



Core Competencies

  1. Analytical – Applies knowledge of engineering principals and practices in area of assignments and related fields; Requires the use of advanced techniques and practices of the engineering field and related sciences and disciplines.
  2. Problem Solving – Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.  Uses computer to solve engineering problems and improve the project team’s design process. Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Works well in group problem solving situations.
  3. Client Service - Responds promptly to client needs; Responds to requests for service and assistance; Meets commitments; Maintains confidentiality.
  4. Communication - Listens and gets clarification; Participates in meetings; Writes clearly and informatively; Able to read and interpret written information.
  5. Team Work - Balances team and individual responsibilities; gives and welcomes feedback; contributes to building a positive team spirit.
  6. Leadership – Management skills are being developed.
  7. Adaptability - Manages competing demands; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.
  8. Planning/Organizing - Prioritizes and plans work activities; Sets goals and objectives; Maintains neat and organized work area that allows efficient access to project information as required by other team members; Ability to create and maintain project records.
  9. Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure quality.

TranSystems is an equal opportunity / affirmative action employer and ensures nondiscrimination and equal employment opportunity in all programs and activities in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, pregnancy status, marital status, sexual orientation, genetic information, citizenship status, disability, protected Veteran status or any other status protected by law. In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, we will hire only U.S. citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States (if the position is or will be one that is subject to U.S. law.

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