Senior Project Engineer - Transportation
Company: BKF Engineers
Posted on: September 13, 2019
Are your talents being fully utilized? Come join California's Top
Design Firm of 2017!
ENR 2017 California's Design Firm of the Year
BKF has immediate openings for senior-level civil engineers with
strong technical abilities, and experienced in transportation
project design and able to lead a team of engineers on small and
Accelerate your civil engineering career and promote yourself. Work
on marquee projects, with a collaborative team in a vibrant
environment, and move into Project Management status.
The assignments may include but not limited to one or more of the
- Geometric Approval Drawing preparation
- Plans, Estimate and Specification (PS&E) package
preparation for Cities, Counties and Caltrans
- Project design and development for grading/drainage
- Utility design including water, sewer and drainage from master
planning through construction,
- RFI and submittal review/response during construction
- Research investigations
- Assistance with proposal preparation
- Report preparation,
- and other activities requiring knowledge of principles and
techniques commonly employed in the specific area of
As a senior-level civil engineer you will independently evaluate,
select, and apply standard engineering techniques, procedures, and
criteria using judgment in making adaptations and modifications for
transportation geometric design of roadways and highways. You will
undertake assignments which have clear and specified objectives
that will require the investigation of a limited number of
variables. Using prescribed methods you will perform specific and
limited portions of a broader assignment of an experienced engineer
or Project Manager. You will perform assignments designed to
develop professional work knowledge and abilities. You may plan,
schedule, conduct, or coordinate detailed phases of technical work
in portions of a major project or in a total project of moderate
scope. You will provide assistance to the Project Managers in
preparing current status information for internal reporting and for
keeping client informed on progress. You will supervise or
coordinate the work of drafters, technicians, and others who assist
in specific assignments. Keep abreast of new developments/knowledge
and methods affecting your area of expertise by participating in
continuing education courses and attending training workshops. You
will prepare project specifications and cost estimates and use your
knowledge of computer software including those programs used for
graphic plan preparation, engineering calculations, spreadsheet
preparation, and word processing.
The assignments may include one or more of the following: project
design and development for grading and utility systems from master
planning through construction, test of materials, preparation of
specifications, research investigations, report preparation, and
other activities requiring knowledge of principles and techniques
commonly employed in the specific area of assignments.
Skills / Job Knowledge
- Transportation/roadway/public works experience
- AutoCAD Civil 3D expert level
- Civil/survey experience
- Caltrans experience (especially writing & participating in
project study reports & project reports)
- Diversified experience within various stages/design elements of
a project is a plus
- Very strong communication skills
B.S in Civil Engineering or related field from an ABET accredited
curriculum or equivalent, plus appropriate continuing education.
Applicant must be a registered Civil Engineer in the State of
California. Background should include experience in land
development, roadways, highways, utility systems, grading and
drainage. Possess the ability to oversee a minimum staff of 2-6
engineers. 7-10+ years of civil engineering experienced in land
development, transportation and public works projects.
Benefits: BKF offers an excellent compensation and benefits
package. This includes a signing bonus, competitive salaries,
bonuses, profit sharing, pension plans, and 401k, as well as,
premium medical, dental, and vision plans. BKF also offers life
insurance, long-term disability, gym reimbursement, flexible
schedules, free coffee, tea, fruit, bagels and oatmeal. Company
sponsored sports teams and clubs. Annual Company Picnic at Six
Flags with free admission for employees and their families, Holiday
Casino Party Luncheon and Holiday Dinner Celebration. Employees
also have access to BKF's corporate condo in Lake Tahoe!
What makes BKF a great choice?
- ENR 2017 California's Design Firm of the Year
- BKF is on the "Top 100 Hottest firms" list
- "Top Work Place" 2013 - 2019, all years
- ZweigWhite "2014, 2015, 2017, 2018 Best Firms To Work For" Top
100 in the U.S.
- The chance to work on iconic projects
- Competitive salary and performance bonuses
- Professional development training
- Company funded retirement plan
- Comprehensive benefits package
BKF Engineers provides engineering, surveying, and land planning
services for architects, commercial and residential developers,
colleges and universities, cities and counties, governmental
agencies, hotels, health care facilities, and large corporations.
Headquartered in the San Francisco Bay Area since 1915, the firm
has 14 California offices employing 500+ staff. Our project
experience includes corporate headquarters, office buildings,
healthcare facilities, sports facilities, hotels and resorts,
justice, public buildings, multi-family housing, educational
facilities, retail, industrial, parking, highways, roadways,
bridges, and light/heavy rail transit projects.
California offices : Newport Beach . Redwood City. San Jose . San
Francisco . Walnut Creek . Pleasanton . Sacramento . Santa Rosa .
Richmond . San Rafael . Oakland . Lathrop . Salinas
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