Transportation ENGINEER

Prairie Engineers, P.C. is seeking a Tranportation Engineer to join their team.

Prairie Engineers is looking to add a Transportation Engineer to lead Transportation Planning and Design projects for our firm.  The ideal candidate will bring civil engineering experience with a focus on transportation in the consulting industry and experience working with, or for public sector clients.  The successful candidate should have experience managing multiple simultaneous projects and multi-discipline project development teams, coordinating with local governments and DOT clients.

Prairie Engineers is a full services engineering, geospatial, and environmental science firm with a goal of delivering sustainable infrastructure solutions and maintaining our natural and built environment.  We are a woman-owned firm with offices in Columbia, Hillsboro, Peoria, and Springfield, Illinois; Hazelwood, Missouri; and Keokuk, Iowa.  The firm provides services to federal, state, and local governments, utilities, industries, and private businesses.  

Essential Job Functions:

  • Ability to manage and perform the planning and design of transportation projects
  • Participate in public meetings and preparation of public involvement materials
  • Develop and review scopes of work, fee proposals, and responses to RFQ’s
  • Focus on project delivery and customer service with attention to detail and deadlines
  • Develop and maintain client relationships

Minimum Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or related field
  • 5+ years’ experience in Transportation Engineering
  • Current Professional Engineer license in the State of Illinois, or ability to obtain in six months
  • Experience working on State DOT projects
  • Familiarity with AASHTO, MUTCD, FHWA and State DOT standards and specifications
  • Knowledge and experience in public involvement and technical writing
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office software
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Project a professional, positive attitude with a strong work ethic

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Experience:

  • 10+ years’ experience in Transportation Engineering
  • Proficient in Microstation and experience with Bentley Open Roads Designer
  • Proficient in ESRI ArcGIS software

This position is a full-time position with benefits.  We offer a competitive salary based on qualifications.  This position is available to be filled in our Columbia, Springfield, Hillsboro, or Peoria, Illinois; Hazelwood, Missouri; or Keokuk, Iowa office locations.  Potential candidates for this position should fill out an application and contact Prairie Engineers via e-mail at jobs@prairieengineers.com

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognizes the value of a diverse workforce.  All qualified individuals will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, handicap, marital status, veteran’s status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status.

Preference will be given to applicants who reside in a HUBZone as defined by the US Small Business Administration.  For a map of certified HUBZone areas, please refer to the following website: https://maps.certify.sba.gov/hubzone/map/