Jacobs Transportation Schematic Engineer in Houston, Texas
Transportation Schematic Engineer
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Our Coastal Texas Transportation team is seeking a new teammate!
Our new Transportation Schematic Project Engineer will perform work involving the application of all conventional aspects of civil engineering to the functional area of the assignment. Exercise judgment in the independent evaluation, selection and substantial adaptation and modification of standard techniques, procedures, and criteria.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
Manages highway/roadway schematic and planning team as the Deputy Project Manager for state, county, and city clients.
Conceptualizes the initial civil design approach for major phases of large transportation (highway/roadway) related projects, experience in schematics and final design (PS&E).
Prepares schematic roll plots and preliminary traffic control phasing
Plans, schedules, conducts and coordinates civil engineering, transportation planning, and environmental work.
Supervises the design and ongoing progress of a project, including the coordination of the project with City, State, and County officials, and other outside agencies.
Resolves a variety of complex problems, (i.e. conflicting design requirements, determining and meeting design criteria, difficult coordination requirements,).
Serves as a liaison between clients, subcontractors, and design teams.
Reviews plans, schedules and prepares technical specifications, contract documents, CPM schedules, technical reports, and estimates.
Supervises the work of less experienced engineers and/or technical support personnel assigned to the project.
Performs other duties assigned by a Manager of Projects, Program/Project Manager, or Group Lead.
Strong organization and communication skills.
Work in a collaborative manner. Serves on a project team.
Willingness to cross train and learn other disciplines
Exercises quality control procedures
Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering is required
Registration as a Professional Engineer is required, Texas PE registration required within six months of hire date.
Atleast 5 years of progressive highway design experience is required.
Experience in roadway is preferred. Experience in multiple disciplines a plus.
Experience with MicroStation and GEOPAK is required. OpenRoads is preferred.
Experience with project collaboration software is preferred (e.g. ProjectWise)
Technical ability to prepare feasibility studies, schematics, proposals (Project Approach) and reports is required.
Ability to coordinate all phases of a project is preferred.
Working knowledge of traffic projections is preferred.
Experience with Public Involvement and Stakeholder Coordination is preferred.
Demonstrated strong written and oral communication skill
TxDOT project experience preferred (other DOT is acceptable)
TxDOT pre-certification is preferred.
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Primary Location United States-Texas-Houston-US TX Houston - Rogerdale Rd
Job Type Experienced
Req ID: SOU00017L