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TranSystems | Kansas City, Missouri
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Job Description

Req ID: 14142

The Kansas City or St. Louis office seeks an experienced transportation engineer who is looking for a challenging opportunity to join our growing team of dynamic roadway, highway, traffic, bridge, railroad and environmental specialists as a roadway/highway or traffic engineer. The successful engineer will be joining our Transportation Engineering Division and will be an important member of our team.  Opportunities are available in planning, studies, report writing, design and plan preparation, specifications, cost estimates, and other related disciplines. The person will receive training and experience in preliminary engineering and/or development of detailed construction plans on some of the most complex and exciting transportation projects in the Midwest. The individual may also be called on to work closely with other teams on multi-disciplinary and multi-modal projects.  The engineer will have the opportunity to work on challenging projects in a unique, fun and dynamic work environment.

The candidate will work closely with other engineers, scientists, planners and technicians in an integrated team environment to achieve completion of projects. Microstation, Geopak, MS Office and other transportation design software will be used. Familiarity with these software packages is beneficial. 


General Duties & Responsibilities include the following.  Other opportunities may also be available.

  1. Analyzes information and data to perform standard design tasks.
  2. Makes decisions independently on engineering problems and methods, and occasionally represents the organization in meetings to resolve important questions, and to plan and coordinate work.
  3. Receives instructions from Project Manager or Senior Project Engineers as to the general results expected.
  4. Receives technical guidance on unusual or complex problems and supervisory approval on proposed plans for projects.
  5. Responsible for accuracy of engineering design and plans, quality presentation, thoroughness and follow-through, and efficient conformance to budgets, schedules, and company standards.
  6. Research design options and document findings for Senior Project Engineer.
  7. Keeps Senior Project Manager informed of workload and any changes in project schedule or scope or additional services.
  8. Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.


Supervisory Responsibilities – No supervisory responsibilities.


Qualifications – To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each 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 Civil Engineering required with 4+ years of design experience preferred.


Computer Skills - Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, and various engineering software systems depending on engineering discipline: MicroStation/GeoPak preferred.


Certificates and Licenses – Registration as a licensed Professional Engineer or able to attain within one year. A PTOE certification is a plus.


Work Environment - The work environment characteristics 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).


Travel Requirements: 10%-20%

Travel requirements:  None

TranSystems Corporation - Transportation Infrastructure and Facilities - that's our focus. From infrastructure and facility design to computer simulation and economic impact analysis to finding alternative financing solutions for transportation projects - we do it. Our transportation specialists, located in offices across the nation, are unparalleled in the knowledge of the movement of freight and people, and unmatched in technical and managerial services. We provide full-scale professional services to both public and private sector transportation clients. Plans, designs and directs components of freight railroad; passenger rail and transit; states and municipalities; airports and air carriers; manufacturers and distributors; ports and maritime; trucking and automotive; energy and communication; and federal government projects. 


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 which is subject to U.S. law).

About TranSystems

TranSystems is focused exclusively on the vital transportation component of the economy. Our passion is to bring solutions directly to each client in each of the market sectors. Our technical depth within each sector is matched by our consulting expertise delivered across all sectors: » Architecture, Engineering and Planning » Management and Supply Chain Consulting » Real Estate Consulting » Security TranSystems' Favorite Charity Roars into Town. Racing for Kids Drives its Message Home. MORE

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