Aug 18, 2023

Roadway Project Engineer Requisition ID: 1951 VARIOUS LOCATIONS IN TEXAS

  • Volkert, Inc.
  • Austin, TX, US Houston, TX, US McKinney, TX, US Rockwall, TX, US Round Rock, TX, US San Antonio, TX, US
Full-Time Construction Defense Design Engineering Transportation

Job Description


Are we the road to your future?


Volkert is employee owned and a Top 100 design firm, committed to delivering the future of infrastructure in three key areas of service: Design + Engineering, Planning + Environmental, and Program + Construction Management.


We are currently searching for a highly motivated Roadway Project Engineer to join our Texas Region in Austin, Houston, McKinney, Rockwall, Round Rock, or San Antonio, TX.  


The ideal candidate will be responsible for coordination and oversight of roadway design projects.


What you’ll be doing:

  • Familiarity with calculating plans quantities and engineering estimates, developing construction specifications, coordinating with subconsultants, and supervising staff
  • Leading or assisting in the development of project designs and directing EIs and designers to successfully execute and deliver project work, while implementing client focused strategies
  • Applying established and well-defined engineering techniques, procedures, policies or standards
  • Prepares and modifies reports, specifications, plans, construction schedules, and designs for projects
  • Aspires to work in a team environment and is willing to participate in business development efforts and meetings with clients. Work as part of a team to deliver a range of transportation and civil design projects.
  • Participates in ongoing development, communication and implementation of team concepts, programs and policies. Coordinates work to ensure best practices with all team members
  • Attends appropriate team meetings
  • Work on detailed engineering assignments including calculations and relatively standard work activities
  • Adjusts and correlates data, recognizes discrepancies in results
  • Identify and analyze problems using reasoning to arrive at conclusions
  • Applies standard practices and techniques to accomplish work assignments
  • Understands and adheres to assigned phase and task schedules and budgets to ensure timely and cost-effective completion of project
  • Adheres to company standards for quality assurance and quality control as defined in the quality manual

What you need to have:

  • BS degree in Civil Engineering from an accredited four-year college or university
  • 7+ years relevant experience in roadway design
  • Must have proven skills in meeting DOT expectations, schedules and budgets
  • TXDOT experience is preferred but not required
  • PE required
  • Experienced in DOT design methods, plan preparation, standards, and specifications
  • Proficient with MicroStCation
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Characteristics of a successful Volkert team member:
    1. Be a brand ambassador for the company who engages in diversity and inclusion,
    2. Be self-motivated to meet individual goals and maintain accountability in a team environment
    3. Exercise initiative and independent judgement in the solution of work problems
    4. Be able to communicate effectively- verbal and written
    5. Be able to multi-task in a team environment

Volkert Perks:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Flexibility and a positive work/life balance
  • Challenging and innovative projects
  • Employee referral program
  • Professional development
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)
  • 401(k) retirement savings plan + employer matching
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) and holidays
  • Medical, Dental, & Vision
  • Employer-Paid Life/AD&D insurance
  • Employer-Paid short-term disability and long-term disability
  • Wellness incentives
  • Additional voluntary benefits


The words from our Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer, Thomas A. Hand, PE, capture best how you can make an impact while working for Volkert. 


“For nearly a century, Volkert has done meaningful work that improves our infrastructure and quality of life. With our commitment to employee ownership and sustainable growth, you can build a career here that really makes a difference.”

– Thomas A. Hand, PE, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer


Volkert does not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies or fee-based recruitment services.



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