Highway Design Engineer

at Johnson, Mirmiran & Thompson in Newark, Delaware, United States

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Job Description


Johnson, Mirmiran & Thompson is a dynamic, 100% employee-owned consulting firm of more than 1,600 professionals that provides a full range of multi-disciplined engineering, architecture, information technology, and related services to public agencies and private clients throughout the United States. JMT, currently ranked #51 on Engineering News-Record's list of the Top 500 Design Firms.

The Highways Design Engineer is responsible for engineering design using knowledge of general engineering principles and practices to interpret, organize, execute and coordinate assignments. Sponsorship is not available for this position. As a condition of employment, hire will be required to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19. Proof of vaccination will need to be submitted as part of the interview/hiring process.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

Perform alternative studies

Analyze survey reports, maps, drawings, aerial photography and other topographical or geologic data to plan projects

Perform design computations

Design projects in accordance with client specifications and guidelines, using design software and drawing tools

Develop construction cost estimates

Assist in the preparation of engineering documents for advertisement and construction

Coordinate with internal team members to ensure project completion by the defined deadline and established quality




Required Skills

Proficient in Microsoft Office

Strong written and oral communication skills

Proficient in Microstation, OpenRoads and InRoads preferred




Required Experience

Bachelor's degree in civil engineering or a related field from ABET accredited engineering program

2-5 years of transportation engineering experience, related to highways or roadways

Engineer-in-training certification

Experience working with local clients at the county and state level preferred


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

Analytical Thinking/Problem Solving


Building Relationship and Teamwork


Creativity and Innovation



Job Proficiency

Planning and Organizing/Time Management

JMT is an , and we are proud to be building an inclusive and diverse workforce.



Job Location



 Newark, Delaware, United States



Position Type





Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Vet/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

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Job Posting: 872220

Posted On: Nov 15, 2021

Updated On: Dec 15, 2021