Senior Engineer - Civil Transportation: Hybrid

Posted 10 October 2022
Location Oklahoma City, United States of America
Job type Full Time
DisciplineEngineering & Manufacturing
Reference8045

Job Description

Senior Engineer - Civil Transportation

Location: Oklahoma City, OK or Tulsa, OK - Hybrid

Description
 The DCS Group serves four primary markets: Government, primarily the Department of Defense, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Air and Army National Guard, and the U.S. Naval Facilities Command; Industrial, focusing on food and beverage, consumer products, and utilities; Civil Infrastructure; and Healthcare.
Our Senior Engineer - Civil Transportation would be a dynamic person with 10+ years of experience.

The ideal candidate will primarily be responsible for civil transportation/roadway design (including grading, storm water management, utilities, pavements, roads, and bridges) and other civil engineering projects. Further, they will direct civil designers, civil CAD technicians, and administrative personnel to accomplish these design projects.

Job Responsibilities:

Application of Knowledge of Civil Engineering Applications

  • Leads project strategy meetings within discipline, develops design concepts and recommends systems, produces pricing and proposal presentation documents, and outlines specifications

  • Researches and is responsible for discipline design compliance with proposal/client criteria

  • Researches, documents and is responsible for discipline design compliance with all applicable codes, ordinances, standards, and regulations

  • Awareness of resources to complete due diligence where limited information is provided

Design

  • Analysis Ability

    • Identifies the basis of design for roadway, signing, striping, traffic control, constructability, hydrology, hydraulics, utilities, and erosion sediment control design approach

    • Able to create clear, complete, and concise drainage calculation reports

    • Understands the methodology of civil interaction with geotechnical engineering

    • Ability to engage civil design software, e.g. Open Roads, Microstation, Inroads, Civil 3D, etc.

    • Knowledge of coordinating and securing permit requirements

  • Detailing

    • Ability to create non-standard detailing

    • Ability to detail appropriate site elements

    • Understanding various authorities having jurisdiction standards

  • Construction Documents

    • Writes discipline specifications for assigned projects

    • Coordinates work with other disciplines. Performs interdisciplinary coordination checks to minimize deficiencies, errors, and omissions in drawings and specifications

    • Knowledge of modern civil engineering theories, procedures, and methods to solve a wide range of engineering problems

    • Signs and seals design documents when assigned as Professional of Record. Maintains ethics and professionalism

Construction Support

  • Advises and assists owners and contractors in the interpretation and clarification of construction documents and response to requests for information

  • Reviews applicable shop drawings and submittal data for compliance with construction documents

Project Management

  • Delegated authority to be the primary client interaction for civil engineering services

  • Manages plan production and prepares man-hour estimate for project effort for all work in discipline

  • Assures adherence to drawing production strategy. Responsible for the production of well-organized, finished drawings of good appearance, accuracy, clarity, and correctness

  • Directs technical efforts of discipline Interns, designers, technicians, and subordinate engineers assigned to the project

  • Assists in coordinating information with and monitoring efforts/costs of discipline-related outside consultants.

  • Creates discipline work plan for assigned projects. Monitors workload status, advising supervisor of difficulties in accomplishing schedules

  • Ability to actively engage in multiple project assignments and prioritize competing project demands

  • Solicit proposals for design services by third parties and manage scope, budget, and schedule of consultants

Planning, Scheduling, and Profitability

  • Develop a civil design schedule to align with target dates for deliverables

  • Prepare a strategic critical path schedule for transparent communication for realistic permitting timelines

  • Manage civil design budget to maintain a profitable margin while executing the basic services

  • Identify and communicate design scope change orders to the client

  • Assign and monitor appropriate civil staff to projects to assure fiscal efficiency

Professional Development

  • Participates in formulation and advocates compliance with discipline standards and procedures

  • Participates in the professional community and trade organizations within discipline

  • Identify continuing education opportunities to expand professional growth and advance the collective ability of the discipline

Leadership

  • Promote and encourage discipline staff to use innovative techniques to solve a variety of complex engineering problems

  • Champion compliance to corporate standards and best practices

  • Administer an environment for staff to excel, while coaching them to advance their careers

Education/Experience:

  • Bachelor's and/or master’s degree in Civil Engineering

  • 10+ years of experience in transportation design projects

Specific Knowledge, Skills, License, Certifications:

  • PE license is required

  • Working knowledge of Open Roads, Microstation, and INROADS

  • Ability to work in a multi-discipline environment

  • Computer literacy to include Microsoft Office Suite