Transportation Project Engineer

Posted Date 5 months ago(1/11/2024 8:04 AM)
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Job Description

Dewberry is currently seeking a mid-level Transportation Engineer to join our growing transportation design group in the Roanoke, Virginia office. Offering flexible work hours and the ability for part-time telework, this is an excellent career advancement opportunity for an enthusiastic and talented individual to work with a full-service design team to prepare plans for some of the most rewarding and challenging projects in Virginia. Typical projects involve state, local, and federal agency clients in the transportation market. The successful candidate will be heavily involved in project development, mentoring of younger staff, and pursuits of new and exciting projects. The ideal candidate will have 3 - 8 years of experience working in the transportation design field.


Dewberry is a leading, market-facing professional services firm with more than 50 locations and 2,000 professionals nationwide. What sets us apart from our competitors is our people. At Dewberry, we seek out exceptional talent and strive to deliver the highest quality of services to our clients. Whether you’re an experienced professional or a new graduate, you’ll have the chance to collaborate with the best and brightest and work on innovative and complex projects at the forefront of the industry. Our commitment to excellence stems from our personal integrity and from other defining attributes, which we call “Dewberry at Work,” that have inspired our employees to be successful for more than a half-century.



  • Work as part of a team to prepare transportation improvement plans, and coordinate with other engineering disciplines and project engineers.
  • Utilize MicroStation to prepare transportation engineering designs including horizontal alignments, vertical profiles, roadway drainage designs, and completion of right-of-way acquisition and construction plans for both design-bid-build and design-build project delivery.
  • Provide mentorship and support for entry-level staff, including reviewing work for accuracy and providing guidance on the latest engineering software programs.


Required Skills & Required Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering is required
  • Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) certification is required. PE preferred. 
  • 3 - 8 years of experience
  • Energetic and enthusiastic individual interested in taking on increased responsibility as experience grows
  • Proficiency using MicroStation is required
  • Proficiency using Geopak and OpenRoads are desired
  • Knowledge of VDOT standards and specifications is desired
  • Proficiency in MS Office software
  • Strong communication and organizational skills
  • Desire to work in a team environment

Don’t meet every single requirement? At Dewberry we are dedicated to building a diverse and inclusive workplace for our employees. So if you’re excited about this role, but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the position description, we encourage you to apply anyways. You may just be the right candidate for this or other opportunities.


*At this time, Dewberry will not sponsor a new applicant for work authorization.

*Dewberry is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation.

*Only recipients of an offer of employment from Dewberry, will be required to submit to a background screening which may include, but is not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification, driving record check, criminal background check, and an investigative consumer report. These screenings will be conducted by Dewberry’s background vendor of choice and will be conducted in compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local law.



Notice to Third Party Recruiters:  Dewberry only compensates job placement recruiters that have a valid Dewberry-approved written agreement in place for recruiting services. Dewberry does not compensate third party recruiters for unsolicited job placement candidate information.


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