Gresham, Smith & Partners Transportation Engineer in Training in Ridgeland, Mississippi

This position is for a Transportation Engineer in Training with an architectural design company in Ridgeland, MS. Duties and Responsibilities: Our transportation team helps improve the connectivity of the community through solutions that support the safe and efficient movement of goods, services and people. Assist in designing roadway projects including coordination with traffic, bridge design, transportation planning, and environmental. Participate in the development of the preparation of engineering reports, plans and specifications for major and minor projects. Preparation and review preliminary and final plans and technical specifications, contract documents and estimates, and make recommendations for additions, deletions and substitutions when modifications are necessary. Communicate and interact with project team members, client representatives, review agencies and others as appropriate to project. Assist in resolving a variety of complex problems (e.g., conflicting design requirements, unsuitability of conventional materials, difficult coordination requirements). Knowledge of standard office practices and procedures. Ability to learn Mississippi Department of Transportation systems, policies, and procedures. Ability to learn standard operations, policies and procedures of a firm, preferably within the A/E industry. Advanced knowledge of the practical application of engineering principles, practices and techniques, including AASHTO guidelines. Skill in Microstation V8i, Geopak and OpenRoads desired but not required.Skill in Microsoft Office applications, particularly Word and Excel. Ability to demonstrate strong attention to detail. Ability to demonstrate strong organizational and time management skills. Ability to build and maintain excellent interpersonal relationships. Ability to work independently on multiple tasks without immediate and constant supervision. Education and Experience: Minimum Qualifications: B.S. in Civil Engineering or Civil Engineering Technology. 0-2 years of roadway design experience. Prior internship experience is a plus. EI certification in Mississippi or an ability to obtain EI in Mississippi within 6 months of start date is required. This business is committed to fostering a diverse workforce and is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, disability, or any other classification protected by law. Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE