Senior Project Engineer / Resident Engineer

March 13, 2020
Honolulu, HI
Job Type


The Opportunity

We are currently seeking a Senior Construction Project Engineer/Resident Engineer for our Transportation-Construction Management (T-CM) Practice. This position will be located in the Western States Region (including AZ,WA,CO, or TX).

As a Senior Construction Project Engineer/Resident Engineer, you will manage all aspects of a large-scale transportation project with a major bridge component in the construction phase. You will manage a progressive owner-representative Construction Engineering Inspection (CEI) team, representing a State Department of Transportation, Toll Agency, or Local Government in the oversight of the contract and contractor. There is a high likelihood that relocation will be required for this role, depending on your proximity to the project(s).

Additional job duties include implementing quality assurance procedures, preparing and submitting estimates, submittal reviews, stakeholder coordination, checking engineering calculations, interpreting contract documents, planning and organizing the work of subordinate engineering, inspection, and material testing staff members. This requires continually developing and reviewing policies, practices, methods, and procedures of a professional work environment. Duties also include staff development, working closely with clients, engineers, and sub-consultants to ensure their needs are met. You will also be involved in business planning, marketing, and fulfillment of the firm's strategic vision for the construction management practice.


  • Bachelor's or master's degree in Civil Engineering from an ABET-accredited university.
  • Licensed Professional Engineer in Arizona, Washington, Colorado, or Texas--or the ability to obtain license through reciprocity within 60 days.
  • 15 years of Project Management experience on construction of large-scale transportation projects with complex structures.
  • Must include 10 years of direct oversite of major bridge construction as the Professional Engineer in Responsible Charge including 5 years of segmental bridge construction.
  • Bridge Experience shall include both precast and cast-in-place structures with post tensioning and grouting.
  • Experience with constructing submittal review, change order development and cost analysis, construction schedule review, RFI review and coordination, and general contract administration for federally funded state transportation projects.
  • Experience working with contractors to resolve issues dealing with contract conformance disagreements.
  • Extensive experience with traffic control plan reviews as well as inspection of major traffic realignments on major highway systems with lane closure restrictions.
  • Prior management or supervisory experience required
  • Excellent organization and time management skills
  • Completion of state DOT traffic inspection certification requirements, or equivalent certification from another state.
  • Must obtain any required certifications and pass appropriate qualifications tests for the position in specified time frames
  • Willingness to work weekend, nights, and swing shifts.
  • Valid Driver License
  • Must have good driving record
  • Ability to sit, stand, climb, bend, twist or stoop frequently and for prolonged periods
  • Ability to reach horizontally as well as vertically for required tasks
  • Ability to use construction or inspection safety equipment including fall protection
  • Ability to lift and/or move you to 50 pounds
  • Willingness to relocate

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Railroad Coordination expertise
  • Innovative contracting experience including CMGC Experience.
  • Has acted in the Assistant Project Engineer or Project Engineer role for a State DOT, on at least three projects.
  • Demonstrated history of relocating for major bridge projects

If this sounds like the role for you and you're ready to join an amazing team, please apply.


The Team

While RS&H was founded in 1941, we have been providing construction management services as one of our primary business practices since 1984. RS&H's Transportation-Construction Management Practice serves numerous state departments of transportation, mobility/transportation authorities, turnpike/toll authorities, rail/port authorities, municipal/county governments, and private clients throughout the United States. Our Construction Engineering and Inspections (CEI) teams as well as our Construction Management teams are industry leading experts who provide a full range of construction engineering, program management, specialized testing, and inspection services from the preconstruction phase through maintenance and operations. By joining our team, you too can provide unique expertise in the full life cycle of transportation delivery, and lead the evolution of transportation.

The Company

RS&H provides fully integrated architecture, engineering, and consulting services to help clients realize their most complex facility and infrastructure projects for land, air, and space. We are committed to bringing extraordinary solutions to our clients through the promise of imagination, ingenuity, and innovation. With a tradition of excellence that began in 1941, we are consistently ranked among the nation's top 100 design firms. We attribute our success to an unwavering commitment to our core values of: integrity, quality service, business success and valuing associates.

An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.
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