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Designer I - Roadway Design

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24d ago

💼 Graduate Job


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  • You need a degree in civil engineering, 0-3 years experience, AutoCad/Civil 3D skills, interest in multimodal transportation, strong communication and critical thinking abilities, and a desire to work towards obtaining PE licensure. Valid driver's license required.
  • You will support roadway design projects by producing plans, specifications, and cost estimates, participating in field reviews, working with project managers, conducting technical analyses, coordinating with other services, and engaging with the community.

Graduate Job



  • McAdams is seeking a Designer for our growing Roadway Design Practice. This position will be supporting the planning and design of multimodal roadway facilities throughout North Carolina. Projects will include feasibility studies and facility design including roadways, sidepaths/multi-use paths, sidewalks, bicycle lanes, cycle tracks and other facilities for public and private clients. The ideal candidate will be mentored by professional engineers and will be encouraged to pursue licensure as appropriate.


  • A bachelor’s or master’s degree in civil engineering or transportation or a related field
  • EI preferred with expected growth towards obtaining PE licensure
  • 0-3 years of experience in civil engineering for public sector clients and/or projects
  • AutoCad/Civil 3D and/or Microstation/Geopak/OpenRoads Proficiency is a plus (corridor modeling a plus)
  • Interest in multimodal transportation issues and design is a plus
  • Experience in roadway drainage design is a plus
  • Consistent focus on clarity, accuracy, and completeness of work product
  • Strong critical thinking abilities.
  • Excellent task and time management skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Enjoys working within a high performing team.
  • Knowledge of AASHTO, NCDOT and NC municipal guidelines, standards and procedures is a plus
  • Desire to work toward Project Manager role a plus
  • Valid driver's license

Education requirements


Area of Responsibilities



  • Support the design and produce plans, contract documents, specifications and costs estimates suitable for publicly bid projects.
  • Support the design and produce plans for offsite roadway improvements to public roads associated with private development projects.
  • Participate in field reviews of projects to support alignment development and recommendations.
  • Work directly with Project Managers to advance projects from feasibility analysis, to design, permitting, and successful bidding.
  • Support design, technical analyses, and engineering calculations and prepare plans, submittal packages and permitting applications.
  • Support public outreach and community engagement efforts.
  • Coordinate with other McAdams service lines (geomatics, water resources, etc.) to develop project plans.
  • Actively participate in a professional organization and with McAdams Young Professional Group.


Work type

Full time

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