Position Open: May 2, 2018 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. without employer sponsorship. We do not typically sponsor H-1B or any other work visa petitions.
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, Vision, 401k, Short and Long term Disability, Paid Time Off, Aflac, Flexible benefits, and Legal Resources benefits are available
We seek to hire a Transportation Engineer PE in our Virginia Beach, VA office who will be responsible for performing and directing Transportation engineering duties on multi-discipline design projects of moderate to large scope, and projects that involve only Transportation engineering.
General responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
Performing Transportation engineering duties as a lead project engineer including analysis and design involving interstates and interchanges, urban roadways and bridges, site grading, stormwater management, erosion control, and site plan preparation; supervising and directing the work of EI/EIT’s assigned to the project; coordination with other design disciplines; leading the production of contract documents; and satisfying project budget and schedule requirements
Working on a multi-discipline design team
Meeting with clients to prepare and validate scope of work
Preparation of marketing and presentation materials as directed
Obtain guidance from Senior Engineers and the Department Head as necessary to resolve technical and coordination issues and conflicting criteria
Direct and supervise the work of EI/EIT’s and CAD Technicians assigned to the project, particularly where unusual or difficult problems are encountered
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
Complying with the company’s quality control practices and procedures
Working with, responding to, and taking direction from Managing Principals, Project Managers, Design Managers, Operations Directors and senior management
Working with a multi-discipline team of architects, engineers, interior designers and landscape architects
Participate in team meetings and coordinating efforts with other team members
Directing, supervising and training junior Transportation staff as directed
Mentoring and monitoring the professional development of junior Transportation staff
Project responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
Perform Senior Transportation Engineer tasks as directed
Preparing scope and fee proposals for the Transportation portion of multi-discipline projects or single-discipline, Transportation-only projects
Conduct project code analysis for review by the Senior Engineer
Preparing accurate, complete, and code-compliant Transportation drawings and specifications for schematic, design development, and construction document submittals.
Reviewing calculations and all work products produced by Transportation EI/EIT’s assigned to the project, particularly analysis and design assumptions, input data, and output results
Reviewing all drawings produced by Transportation technicians assigned to the project
Coordinate drawings with technical specifications
Coordinate work product with other disciplines
Incorporate responses to QC and Gray Team comments into the project documents
Assist in responding to RFI’s, Owner comments, etc.
Review and respond to CA submittals
Perform discipline QA/QC review on assigned projects
Adhere to discipline budget and schedule
Graduation from 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 Civil Engineering or Civil Engineering/ Transportation Engineering-related degree may be given additional consideration
Licenses, Certifications, and Accreditations
Must be a fully licensed Engineer in at least one US state, preferably in the local jurisdiction
NCEES record to facilitate licensure through reciprocity is preferred
Understanding of sustainable design principles and design practices with LEED AP accreditation is preferred
Additional certifications such as PTOE are encouraged to reflect personal growth in the profession and an ever increasing knowledge base to enhance the design and documentation process
Active participation in ITE, VASITE, ASHE, NSPE, ASCE or other related professional organizations is desirable
A Transportation Engineer should be able to effectively utilize current company software programs for word processing, e-mail, accounting, and information management.
Working familiarity with design and production software to a point of being able to understand the capabilities and limitations of the programs and interact with the support staff in their use of the software is highly desirable.
A Transportation Engineer should typically have 4 years or more of significant design and practice experience in a leadership role with a Transportation Engineering firm or a multi-discipline Architectural & Engineering firm. Experience with analysis and design involving interstates and interchanges, urban roadways and bridges, site grading, stormwater management, erosion control, and site plan preparation is desirable.
Experience as a lead designer or Transportation Engineer in federal, state, municipal, or similar projects plus experience in Design/Build and CM at Risk project delivery methods is desirable.
Other Criteria and Considerations
Ability to prepare effective and concise documents and correspondences.
Ability to make presentations to a variety of groups
Have a can-do 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
Internal Number: N2018-078
About Clark Nexsen
Clark Nexsen is an international full service architectural and engineering design firm that is deeply committed to providing design excellence to U.S. and global clients. Clark Nexsen was ranked 11th on the 2013 Architect 50, a list of top firms in the U.S., and in the Top 20 Architecture/Engineering firms in Building Design + Construction’s 2014 Giants 300 Report. The firm is headquartered in Virginia Beach, Virginia, with 475 employees in 10 additional office locations in Virginia, North Carolina, Georgia, Texas, and Washington, D.C. Our employees enjoy competitive compensation and benefits, an upbeat and professional work environment, and numerous opportunities for career development, and have been recognized locally as one of the “Best Places to Work”. We promote strong ties with the communities in which we live and work - our employees are involved in countless community service projects.