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Senior civil engineer - highways

Job Profile

Our business in North America is thriving. With over 2300 staff in 62 US and Canadian cities, Mott MacDonald is delivering pivotal projects in the transport, water, and energy sectors. From the reconstruction of Route 71 with a potential roadway diet to the inventive parallel Thimble Shoal Tunnel roadway, our transportation teams are providing innovative solutions to complex challenges.

Mott MacDonald is recognized as a leader in highways and bridges consulting with capabilities covering the full spectrum of planning, design, and construction supervision. Due to continued success, we’re looking to welcome a senior highway engineer to be based in our Iselin, NJ office.

Equal employment opportunity is the law. English version, Spanish version, Chinese version.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, creed, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status or disability status.

Job Description

As a senior highways engineer, you’ll have the opportunity to work closely with our existing talented engineers on some of the largest projects locally and across the country. Often working alongside a multi-disciplined team, your projects will primarily be focused in NJ/NY for some of the area’s biggest clients. You’ll often work across multiple projects varying in size and complexity and your responsibilities will include:
  • Highway design, contract document development, and technical writing.
  • Preparing calculations for project elements related to highway design.
  • Assisting in the preparation and modification of reports, specifications, plans, studies, and designs for project.
  • Independently evaluating, selecting, and applying standard engineering techniques, procedures, and criteria.
  • Extracting engineering data from various prescribed sources; processing the data following well-defined methods; and presenting data in formula, curves, and graphs.
  • Attending meetings with clients and contractors with other members of the project team.
  • Reviewing various shop drawings and preparing preconstruction cost estimates for projects.
  • Meeting with clients; providing excellent and professional client interactions.
  • Working with the team to prepare proposals.
Our Iselin, NJ office is the hub of Mott MacDonald’s US operations. You’ll find a friendly, welcoming, and supportive team, with convenient highway and train links.

Candidate Specification

Efficient, safe, and reliable infrastructure is absolutely vital to a country's wellbeing. Our engineers marry technical and business expertise to deliver innovative solutions that meet client challenges as well as the diverse transport needs of communities. We’re looking for someone to embody this ethos and welcome applications from highway engineer candidates with the following experience:
  • A degree in civil engineering
  • 7+ years’ highway design experience, including roadway drainage/grading and/or traffic engineering
  • A New Jersey EIT is required, with a PE preferred
  • Experience with NJDOT or New Jersey Turnpike Authority is preferred.
  • Proficiency with MicroStation and InRoads is required; proficiency in AutoCAD and Civil 3D design software is a plus.
If you have any questions before applying, please do not hesitate to contact me. I look forward to receiving your application.
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