Senior Transportation Designer at TranSystems Corporation

Posted in Architecture 10 days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: Kansas City, Missouri

Job Description:

We are excited to share once again TranSystems has been recognized as a top 100 design firm by Engineering News-Record in 2022.   For more than 50 years, TranSystems has committed to a mission of performing engineering and architectural planning, design, and construction solution services in a manner that is both safe and in compliance with all applicable regulatory and client requirements.  At TranSystems, we have established and continue to nurture a culture that is committed to providing quality services for our clients.  We’re looking for top talent to grow with our firm.


What you'll be challenged to do:

  • Operates computer-aided design (Microstation) system and peripheral equipment to resize or modify integrated circuit designs (artwork).

  • Oversee the entire design process or assist as a technical expert on a specialized design.

  • Utilize diversified design experience to work on complex, concurrent projects.

  • Assess the requirements of a project, break a project into tasks, and work with a Project Manager to determine scope of work, budget, and staffing.

  • Assists in maintaining efficient daily operations by resolving problems of other operators and handling difficult operating tasks.

  • Analyze incoming material and develop drafting methods for most efficient production.

  • Coordinate with code officials and other design professionals when an interpretation or exception to building codes is required.

  • Assist in the education and development of design staff and act as resource for design questions.

  • Confers with engineering and design staff to determine design modifications and enters editing information into computer.

  • Calculates figures to convert design dimensions to resizing dimensions specified for subsequent production processes.

  • Applies specified information to produce graphic representation (hard copy) of design for review and approval by engineering and design staff.

  • Works from sketches, notes, and other input material to produce computer generated graphs, charts, overlays, and completed drawings.

  • Follows company standard Microstation procedures for layering and standard drawing procedures for sheet layout. Suggest improvements to standard procedures.


What you bring to our firm:

  • 12-20 years of related experience

  • Microstation and/or Geopak working knowledge

  • No relocation or stipend assistance

  • Actively engages multiple perspectives when solving problems, seeks to learn from peers, and encourages reciprocal learning among team members.

  • Actively advocates for full inclusion in the workplace, fostering an environment that welcomes diversity and values equity for all employees, partners, clients, and the communities that TranSystems serves.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics and physical demands described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions, depending on field assignments. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts and outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate, however, construction and field assignments can be severe (i.e. Airport noise, inside factories, construction equipment, jack hammers, etc.).

The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, talk or hear, and drive a car. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include ability to adjust focus.

TranSystems is proud to be an equal opportunity / affirmative action employer and ensures nondiscrimination and equal employment opportunity in all programs and activities in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sex, age, national origin, pregnancy status, marital status, sexual orientation, genetic information, citizenship status, disability, protected Veteran status or any other status protected by law. In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, we will hire only U.S. citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States (if the position is or will be one which is subject to U.S. law).


As the employer of choice, we are committed to action and strive for a company that reflects the vast diversity of our country and the communities we serve. TranSystems is committed to embracing diversity in all forms, including race, culture, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, thought and religious background. We acknowledge the impacts of prejudice and discrimination on historically underserved communities. We commit to establishing a more diverse, inclusive and positive work environment that drives innovation.

Recruiters or staffing agencies: TranSystems is not obligated to compensate any external recruiter or search firm who presents a candidate, their resume, or profile to a TranSystems employee without 1) a current, fully-executed agreement on file and 2) being assigned to the open position (as a search) via our applicant tracking solution.

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