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HNTB Senior Project Engineer - Highways in Newark, New Jersey

What We're Looking For

The time is right to join HNTB! We are currently seeking a Senior Project Engineer - Highways in our NYC office.

Provides coordination of project execution and control, in a given discipline area, to achieve continuity of purpose within scope, budget, and time schedules from initial start-up through project closeout. Also accountable for handling specific design aspects on projects appropriate to discipline field. Coordinates efforts of assigned design team to ensure completeness and accuracy of design effort. Serves as technical liaison with client on project efforts. Responsible for gross revenue of $1-$2M.

Primary Focus Will Include:

  • Lead the technical delivery of roadway and/or Maintenance and Protection of Traffic designs

  • Proficient in leading the development of horizontal/vertical geometry and 3D modelling in Microstation/Inroads and/or AutoCAD/Civil 3D.

  • Assign, oversee and review the work of junior staff.

  • Mentor and develop engineering skills of junior engineering staff

  • Develop task budgets and track financial aspects of the task/project through project life cycle, prepare progress reports, and schedule updates.

  • Work independently as well as plan, organize, and assist groups of medium to large teams of professionals and technicians, dependent on project/task

  • Assist with project management duties and perform other duties as assigned.

Preferred Qualifications and Skills:

  • Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering.

  • 10+ years of progressive engineering design and project/task management experience

  • NYSDOT, PANYNJ, NYCDOT, and/or NYSTA highway design and management experience

  • Experience with serving as Civil-Highway task lead on NYSDOT Design-Build projects strongly preferred.

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Project preferred

  • PE license required (NY PE Preferred or the ability to obtain within 6 months)

  • Demonstrated leadership skills

  • Effective communication skills

What You'll Need

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the delivery of project discipline scope elements within budget and schedule.

  • Oversees completeness and accuracy of project team’s work. Supervises and guides team to overall project objectives.

  • Provides senior-level technical expertise to client on project aspects within the discipline.

  • Assists with project management duties.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering

  • 10 years relevant experience

About Us

For more than a century, HNTB has helped deliver infrastructure solutions that best meet the unique needs of our clients. With client relationships spanning decades, we understand infrastructure life cycles and have the perspective to solve technical challenges with clarity and imagination. We are far more than a design firm. We see and help address far-reaching issues of financing, legislation, design, construction, community outreach and ongoing operations. As employee-owners committed to the highest levels of performance, we enable clients to achieve their goals and inspiring visions.

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