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Civil Engineer (Roadway) EC2 at TranSystems Corporation

Posted in Architecture 30+ 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 2023.   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:

TranSystems’ Midwest offices (Kansas City, Wichita, or Omaha) are seeking an Experienced Roadway Engineer responsible for the design and preparation of plan submittals related to highway and arterial roadway design, complex intersection design, local roadways, site design, drainage design for DOTs and other various agencies. This is a technical position with management and business development-related opportunities.

General Duties & Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Lead technical design efforts for tasks related to the planning and design of transportation facilities such as freeways, arterials, intersections, drainage, and site design.

  • Responsible for accuracy of engineering design and plans, quality presentation, thoroughness and follow-through, and efficient conformance to budgets, schedules, and company standards.

  • Research design options and document findings for Senior Project Engineer and/or Project Manager

  • Provide input for Requests For Information (RFI’s) and review shop drawings during the construction phase of the project.

  • Participate in business development activities.

  • Occasionally represent the organization in Client meetings to resolve important questions.

  • Inform Project Manager of workload and any changes in project schedule, scope, or additional services.

  • Usually performs as a lead designer and consultant to a technical specialty

  • Work with Project Manager to plan, organize, and deliver plans as required with associated projects.

  • Mentor younger engineers working on associated projects.

  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.


What you bring to our firm:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering from an accredited university.

  • Registered as a licensed Professional Engineer in Kansas, Nebraska, Iowa, and/or Missouri, or the ability to attain within one (1) year of employment.

  • 5+ years of design experience preferred.

  • Knowledge and practice of industry recognized technical manuals such as AASHTO and familiarity with State DOT standards and specifications.

  • Demonstrates creativity, foresight, and mature engineering judgment in anticipating and solving unprecedented engineering problems.

  • 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.

 What we’d prefer for you to bring to our firm: 

  • Experience working with local state agencies and other Midwest municipalities.

  • Positive attitude and great collaborative communication in a team environment.

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite, MicroStation (Geopak, OpenRoads), and roadway associated technical programs.

  • Effective written and oral communication skills are imperative.

Work Environment:

  • Workplace includes a hybrid in-office environment with flexibility of remote work weekly. Three (3) days of working in the office and as needed for projects, staff, and mentoring.  

  • The work environment characteristics 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).

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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