Project Engineer

Michael Baker International   •  

Ontario, CA

Industry: Professional, Scientific & Technical Services

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5 - 7 years

Posted 44 days ago

TRANSPORTATION PRACTICE
Consistently ranked by Engineering News-Record as a Top 20 transportation firm, Michael Baker International offers clients an integrated team of professionals versed in all aspects of transportation planning, design, permitting, and construction management and inspection. In addition, Michael Baker International is a recognized leader in the practical aspects of operating and maintaining a safe and efficient transportation infrastructure.

The Ontario transportation team is unparalleled in the Inland Empire. Made up of 15+ Engineers and Planners, the group is energetic, experienced, and dynamic in a way that meets the needs of the nuanced and complex transportation industry of the Riverside and San Bernardino Counties. Offering limitless growth opportunities, this team is the future of the transportation Practice in the region.

This position is based out of Ontario, CA.
Applicants are encouraged to apply to this posting for opportunities in Santa Ana or Los Angeles.

DESCRIPTION
•Under limited supervision, plans, designs, and analyzes data on civil transportation engineering projects
•Prepares moderately complex studies, construction documents, drawings, maps, reports, and supporting documentation
•Prepares quantities and construction cost estimates
•Prepares construction drawings and technical report documentation
•Occasionally visits work site, reporting findings to more experienced engineers and/or project managers
•Communicates with clients regarding project issues, holds and attends meetings
•Assists with defining scope of work and man-hour requirements
•Assists with proposal production and implementing marketing initiatives
•Assists project managers and more experienced engineers in ensuring that project/task schedules and budgets are met
•Coordinates with team members to ensure timely and accurate document or drawing preparation
•Responsible for maintaining knowledge through completion of various training initiatives: attending seminars, reviewing professional publications, attending in-house systems/management training
•May have junior level staff reporting directly

QUALIFICATIONS
•Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering with coursework relevant to working in the transportation engineering field is required
•A Professional Engineering License (PE) from the State of California is required
•6 to 10 years of relevant experience in the design of California highways and streets for Caltrans, Cities and Counties is required (Caltrans District 8 experience is preferred and will be seen has more competitive)
•Ability to communicate and effectively participate as part of an engineering team is required
•Significant computer knowledge/experience with MicroStation, and Microsoft Office is required
•Ability to work independent in the development of improvement plans, quantity take-offs and cost estimates based upon direction from lead Project Manager is required

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