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Lead Transportation Engineer

CapstoneONE Search Grand Rapids ,MI
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

This is an excellent senior level Transportation Engineer role in the greater Grand Rapids area with a local AE firm seeking to add to their team.

This opportunity offers an excellent leadership career path, with an exciting incentives package and great benefits! 


  • Lead civil engineering project start up (project number, budget, schedule, team meetings, etc.) 
  • Lead project teams, assign duties to other team members, and monitor overall project progress.
  • Lead effective meetings and work with other team members to make their projects successful.
  • Actively participate in setting project goals.
  • Own civil engineering project scope, schedule, and budget, and mentor others in schedule and budget creation.
  • Establish project delivery teams, coordinating in-house and consultant services.
  • Create and edit contract for consultant services.
  • Manage multiple projects in a timely and accurate manner. 
  • Maintain multiple project assignments and work with multiple project engineers. 
  • Assist with engineering service proposals including estimates of time required to complete a project. 
  • Develop reports and preliminary concepts and full design phase deliverables including drawings, specifications, cost estimates, quantity take-offs, technical reports, narratives, and permit applications. 
  • Assist in the preparation of calculations and analyses for stormwater management systems, sanitary sewer, water supply and distribution, roadways and traffic signal design. 
  • Perform engineering interpretation of specifications and drawings, recommending and documenting design modifications and coordinating with the design team.
  • Prepare Construction Permitting documents. 
  • Perform field inspection services for conformance to plans and specifications and preparation of reports as a follow up. 
  • Use design software/technology, including Revit, AutoCAD 3D, HEC RAS, EPANET, MicroStation and other emerging technologies for presentation and production purposes. 
  • Prepare engineering proposals.  
  • Prepare project invoices. 
  • Maintain a close relationship with the client throughout the project. 
  • Actively lead new business development and participate in cross team marketing and selling.
  • Follow up on leads and lead interviews. 
  • Take the lead early in proposals and contract negotiations to establish scope of work, schedule, and budget. 


  • Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering; ABET accredited 
  • Professional Engineering License ; Multiple state licenses preferred 
  • Minimum of 10 years of relevant experience with a wide variety of project types.
  • Strong knowledge of the civil engineering and documentation process.
  • Strong experience independently designing storm and sanitary sewer, water supply, pump stations, wastewater treatment plans, access management plans, traffic calming programs, roadway and/or roundabout design 
  • Strong knowledge of the production of construction drawings and specifications.


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Why Work Here?

Great work environment with room to grow a career! Great benefits!


Grand Rapids, MI