Position Open: September 28, 2017 Position Close: Until filled
Clark Nexsen is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status. AAP. Drug-free workplace. E-verify. Applicants must be legally authorized to work for Clark Nexsen, Inc.
Clark Nexsen is a national architecture and engineering firm focused on creating innovative design solutions for U.S. and global clients. We are passionate about our work and are prominently ranked on numerous industry lists. Building Design + Construction ranks Clark Nexsen as a Top 20 architecture and engineering firm and we have been named to the Architect 50 list of top U.S. firms for the past four years. Our culture supports the pursuit of excellence to engage and inspire the best professionals.
Our firm is headquartered in Virginia Beach, Virginia, with 450 employees in office locations in Virginia, North Carolina, Georgia, and Texas. We offer outstanding compensation, benefits, and growth opportunities in a positive work environment. We believe we can create a better world through our work. Giving back is also a guiding philosophy. As a company and as individuals, we proudly volunteer and give back to the surrounding communities where we live and work.
Generous benefits: Health, Dental, 401k, Short and Long term Disability, Vacation/Sick leave, Aflac, Flexible benefits, and Legal Resources benefits are available.
We seek to hire Transportation Engineer EIT to work in our Richmond, VA office who will be responsible for assisting in various aspects of the transportation engineering projects while working under the supervision and guidance of a licensed Engineer (PE). Typical responsibilities include tasks associated with designing a roadway and other associated infrastructure components. This person will work in stand-alone and multi-discipline design teams supervised by senior engineers and project managers on projects of small to medium scope.
General responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
Performing various aspects of Transportation design as directed by a Transportation Engineer or Senior Transportation Engineer including analysis and design involving interstates and interchanges, urban roadways and bridges, site grading, storm water management, erosion control, and site plan preparation, and design related to a business development activity such as a response to a Request for Proposal (RFP).
Preparation of programming documents, schematic documents, design development documents, and construction documents as directed
Coordination and communication with design team members to ensure the Transportation design details integrate properly with the work of all other project disciplines
Preparation of marketing and presentation materials as directed
Performing Transportation services associated with the bidding process, including preparing addenda and amendments and opening and tabulating bids as directed
Performing Transportation services associated with the construction phase, including field visits, answering RFIs, reviewing shop drawings, and preparing record drawings as directed
Complying with quality control policies and procedures
Learn and implement department and company standards
Develop analysis and design skills
Participating in team meetings and coordinating efforts with other team members
Researching standards and specifications based on project requirements
Working with, responding to, and taking direction from Senior Transportation Engineers, Project Managers and Design Managers
Working with a team of architects, engineers, interior designers and landscape architects
Project responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
Perform Transportation Engineer or Senior Transportation Engineer tasks as directed
Responsible for document organization and clarity
Responsible for discipline drawing coordination
Completing sections and details produced to a schematic-level of completion by the Transportation Engineer
Creating schematic-level layout and grading plans for projects of low to moderate complexity
Creating schematic level roadway layout and grading plans
Development of manual calculations and analytical models for transportation analysis and design purposes
Participate in developing a model of the site design and utilities in GeoPak and/or Civil 3D
Adhere to project budget and schedule
May require domestic and foreign travel
Graduate of an ABET-accredited 4-, 5-, or 6-year engineering program in one of the following disciplines:
Civil and Environmental Engineering
Civil, Environmental and Infrastructure Engineering
Civil Engineering Technology
Post-graduate degree in Transportation Engineering or Transportation Engineering-related degree may be given additional consideration
*Candidates who expect to graduate by January 1, 2018 are eligible to apply for this position.
Licenses, Certifications, and Accreditations
Must have earned the designation of EI or EIT in at least one US state, preferably in the local jurisdiction or in a state that has reciprocity with the local jurisdiction
Pursuing Professional Engineer licensure (PE) within 36 months of being hired.
Understanding of sustainable design principles and design practices and pursuing LEED AP accreditation is desirable
Active membership in ITE, VASITE, ASHE, NSPE, ASCE or other related professional organizations is desirable
A Transportation Engineer EIT should be able to effectively utilize current company software programs for word processing, e-mail, and information management.
Working familiarity with design and production software to a point of being able to utilize the software in the development of project documents and interact with other project team members in their use of the software is highly desirable.
Up to 6 years of specific, post-graduation, transportation engineering experience that includes experience with designing a roadway and associated infrastructure; development of manual calculations and analytical models for transportation analysis and design purposes; development of construction documents (drawings and specifications), coordination with other design team members, and experience in responding to construction phase queries and submittals.
Other Criteria and Considerations
Ability to prepare effective and concise documents and correspondence.
Ability to make presentations to a variety of groups
Have a client-oriented attitude with a desire to provide outstanding professional services
Be dedicated to his or her professional development as well as the success of colleagues and the firm as a whole
Be dedicated to the advancement of the engineering profession
Clark Nexsen is a full-service architecture, engineering, planning, landscape architecture and interior design firm headquartered in Norfolk, Virginia with additional offices in Washington, DC, Richmond & Roanoke, Virginia and Charlotte & Raleigh, North Carolina. Founded in 1920 by Pendleton S. Clark, FAIA, today the firm has over 490 employees and a list of projects that covers the Southeast and ...Mid-Atlantic States and 32 countries around the world. The firm has designed major projects for the federal government, state and municipalities, as well as major corporations and all markets in the private sector.