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
Nonessential Functions and Responsibilities
Perform other related duties as assigned


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: 898286

Posted On: Jan 16, 2022

Updated On: Feb 15, 2022