Senior Engineer

  • Location: Los Angeles, California
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #969

We are seeking a Roadway Design Engineer to join one of the largest public transportation system in the United States and one of the region’s largest employer with 10,000 employees.

Position Overview: 
The Senior Engineer performs complex engineering work related to general civil engineering and roadway related work including design of roadway alignment and profile, drainage, utilities, and related expertise. The candidate will also oversee engineers through the review of project submittals with the goal of achieving compliance with company standards, directives, and project objectives. Responsibility includes planning, organizing, assigning, implementing, and managing engineering projects in accordance with budget and schedule requirements; interacting with user departments in response to service requests; and providing engineering design services and design support during construction. This position also provides support for the project bid and award phase, construction management, closeout, activation, and startup activities for bus and rail transit projects.

Job Duties:
Other duties include but are not limited to:

  • Supporting development of workplans, safety guidelines, maintenance requirements, and operational needs for design projects.
  • Reviewing contract documents, shop drawings, specifications, request for information, and detailed design review for compliance with codes, project specifications, and company criteria.
  • Reviewing designs for quality, constructability, and cost effectiveness; recommending design changes.
  • Assuring project compliance with design criteria and standards, workplans, safety guidelines, maintenance requirements, and operational needs.
  • Managing Contract Document Required Receivables and project budget for assigned projects.
  • Updating and enforcing the company Design Standards and Criteria. 

The Ideal Candidate:
Successful candidates should offer experience in performing civil engineering analysis and design work related to roadway drainage, grading, traffic studies and utilities; and in utilizing computer-aided tools, such as AutoCAD and Micro Station, to perform civil engineering tasks. Knowledge of contract administration, budgeting, project management, and control practices is essential to success in this role. Candidates with outstanding communication, time management, and analytical skills are encouraged to apply. The incoming Senior Engineer should also have the ability to serve as the lead for in-house specialized engineering activities for bus and rail transit engineering projects from conception to completion.

Qualified candidates possess a combination of education and/ or experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the position. This typically includes a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or a related field, along with six (6) years of relevant experience or three (3) years of supervisory level experience in appropriate engineering discipline, including design and construction of public transit projects or major public agency projects. A Master’s Degree in a related field is highly desirable.

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