Johnson, Mirmiran & Thompson Highway Design Engineer in McKinney, Texas

Highway Design Engineer

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Job Description

JMT 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 #57 on Engineering News-Record’s list of the Top 500 Design Firms.

JMT has an immediate need for a Highway Design Engineer. The successful candidate will be part of a design team that is engineering a variety of transportation projects including advanced planning and schematic design, as well as preparing plans, specifications, and estimates (PS&E).

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

  • Design production of transportation projects in accordance with good engineering practice

  • Calculate quantity estimates, developing horizontal and vertical alignments, cross-section development, drainage design, working with digital terrain models, and designing traffic control plans; coordinating and scheduling work to meet project goals on time and budget

  • Coordinate with engineering design staff and other disciplines to meet project objectives

No sponsorship available for this position

Required Skills

  • Candidates must be capable of working on multiple projects in a dynamic, fast-paced team oriented environment

  • Ability to write, speak, and communicate clearly in English is a must

  • Strong time management and ability to prioritize

  • Working knowledge of Microstation and Geopak is preferred

  • Working knowledge of hydraulics/hydrology design/analysis a plus

  • Familiarity with the following software a plus:

  • HEC-HMS, HEC-RAS, SureTrak, Open Roads (3D) or other 3D modeling software

  • Candidates should be proficient with Microsoft Office Software, including Word, Excel and Outlook

Required Experience

  • Bachelors of Science in Engineering from an ABET-accredited undergraduate engineering curriculum required

  • Engineer-In-Training certification, or ability to obtain certification within 6 months of hire, is required

  • Previous transportation experience (including internships) is preferred (Ideal candidate has between 0-4 years of related experience)

  • Previous work experience with TxDOT projects a plus

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

  • Attention-to-detail

  • Communication

  • Creativity and Innovation

  • Client Focus

  • Decision Making

  • Initiative

  • Interpersonal Savvy

  • Job-Focused Learning

  • Planning and Organizing/Time Management

  • Results-oriented

JMT is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Vet/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity, and we are proud to be building an inclusive and diverse workforce.

Job Location

McKinney, Texas, United States

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