Civil - Urban and Community Planning, Civil Engineering
4 Year Degree
Alta Planning + Design is seeking an engineering professional in the field of transportation engineering for our Durham, North Carolina office. This is a unique opportunity for an engineering professional to take a key role working on high-profile active transportation projects in this office and Southeast region.
You’ll contribute to the production of high-quality, accurate and complete design documents, reports and analyses. You’ll solidify Alta’s reputation as a trusted advisor and expert, and be an integral part of the growth of Alta’s engineering team. In addition, the Senior Engineer:
Participates in the development of detailed design plans, specifications, cost estimates and construction drawings for roadway and trail projects.
Conducts research and writing relevant reports including formatting documents and developing presentation materials.
Mentors less senior staff in the development of their own professional technical proficiencies.
Contributing to research and enhancing professional staff knowledge.
Contributing to blogs and internal whitepapers.
May contribute to the hiring process
Alta Planning + Design offers competitive salaries, great benefits including 10 paid holidays, generous PTO with no waiting period before accruing, wellness and bike benefits and a five year travel award, flexible work schedules, work-life balance, advancement opportunities and welcoming – and fun – work environments for our employees. Alta employees “walk the talk” and are passionate about creating livable and healthy communities.
We’re seeking a professional who has:
Knowledge of, and interest in, the field of active transportation
A solid understanding of the engineering process, particular as it relates to transportation, and is looking for the next challenge in their career.
At least a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering
Worked for at least five (5) years as a transportation engineer in a consulting environment or public entity
Working knowledge of NACTO, MUTCD, ADA and various DOT design requirements
Proficient in MS Excel, Word, AutoCAD, Civil 3D, Synchro/SimTraffic or similar.
Additional Salary Information: Competitive salary and generous benefits offered.
Alta is a unique organization that integrates urban planning, landscape architecture, environmental engineering, and sustainable design on projects that help agencies, companies, and organizations improve mobility, protect the environment, encourage physical activity, and enhance the quality of life. We create active communities where bicycling and walking are safe, healthy, fun, and normal daily activities.