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Jacobs Transportation Roadway PE - Highway Design Project Coordinator in Austin, Texas

Transportation Roadway PE - Highway Design Project Coordinator


The Buildings & Infrastructure Line of Business is a global network of employees, which serves both the private and public sector. Our employees work to shape the communities we live in by creating world-class projects that transform the future development patterns of those communities. We provide our clients award-winning planning, engineering, architectural and interior design, construction and program management, and design-build project delivery. The Jacobs business model allows us to successfully service our clients, leverage our integrated services, and provide our employees with growth opportunities while delivering global solutions to our client’s local programs.

We consistently receive high rankings from Engineering News-Record (ENR) in many classifications, including the categories of Top Design Firms, Top Contractors, Top Green Buildings Design Firms, and Top Transportation Companies.

Jacobs is seeking a Highway Design Engineer to assist in program management for our General Engineering Consultant (GEC) contract. Responsible to monitor other program consultants and coordinate program-level direction and communicate consistently and proactively across many stakeholders. Those projects include urban and rural roadway design, expressway and interchange design, signalization, hydraulics and hydrology, access management and roadside grading, drainage and safety improvements.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Oversee and coordinate work involving the preparation of roadway and highway design using local (State, County or City) or AASHTO standards at both conceptual and final design levels.

  • Coordination with all complimentary disciplines (roadway, drainage, structural, traffic, public involvement and environmental), supervision of roadway and planning design tasks and perform plan quality reviews.

  • Oversee the development of design and planning project schedules and budgets.

  • Supervise the design and ongoing progress of a project, including the coordination of the project with City, State, and County officials, and other outside agencies.

  • Review plans and prepare or review technical specifications, contract documents, and estimates.

  • Participate in contract bidding and administration; observes project action on site.

  • Assist with supervision of the work of less experienced engineers and/or technical support personnel assigned to the project.

  • Perform other duties assigned by a Project Engineer, Project Manager, or section lead

  • Review Cost Estimates / Opinions of Probably Construction Cost.

  • Coordination with environmental document commitments for highway improvement projects


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering

  • Registration as a Professional Engineer, Texas PE registration preferred or the ability to become registered within 6 months of being hired.

  • At least 5 years of experience with GEOPAK

  • Technical experience preparing feasibility studies and reports

  • At least 5 years of progressive highway (TXDOT) design experience

  • At least 5 years of experience with Microstation

  • At least 5 years of progressive highway (TXDOT) design experience preferred

  • Outstanding oral and written communication skills


Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Jacobs is a background screening, drug-free workplace.

Primary Location United States-Texas-Austin

Travel No

Req ID: BIA00048S

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