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Graduate Engineer, Civil - Roadway & Utilities



28d ago

  • Job
    Junior & Mid-level Level
  • Construction & Surveying
  • Saint Paul
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  • You need a Civil Engineering degree, proficiency in AutoCAD & Civil 3D, strong communication skills, and experience in roadway & utilities projects. EIT certification and on-site inspection experience are a plus.
  • You will work with a team on designing roadway and utility projects in the Twin Cities and Minnesota, engaging in all project stages from conception to construction.


  • Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelors of Science in Civil Engineering
  • Previous experience or interest in Municipal / Utility or Transportation Engineering.
  • Proficiency with AutoCAD, Civil 3D, and MS Office Suite applications (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.).
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to apply effective verbal and written communication skills when writing specifications and reports, participating in project team discussions, and interacting with clients and contractors.
  • Advantageous Qualifications:
  • 1 to 3 years of experience developing construction documentation for roadway design, utility, grading and drainage, and stormwater management projects.
  • Previous experience conducting on-site inspections and construction observations for municipal or transportation projects.
  • Engineer In Training Certification or interest in attaining within 6 months of start date.
  • Previous experience as a member of a multi-disciplined project team.


  • As a member of our team, you will work alongside multi-disciplined engineering (civil, electrical, mechanical, and structural), design, and planning professionals to design a variety of roadway and utility projects within the Twin Cities metro area and throughout the State of Minnesota.
  • This role is a mix of office and field work as you will become engaged in the full life cycle of projects from conception through construction. You'll gain experience in feasibility studies, designing for a variety of different municipal projects, community engagement and construction supervision.


What type of engineering projects will the Graduate Engineer be working on in this role?

The Graduate Engineer will be working on civil engineering projects related to roadway and utilities.

What level of experience is required for this Graduate Civil Engineer position?

This position is suitable for recent graduates with a degree in civil engineering.

Will the Graduate Engineer have the opportunity to work on a variety of projects?

Yes, the Graduate Engineer will be part of a team working on a range of civil engineering projects, including roadway and utilities projects.

Is there potential for growth and advancement within this role?

Yes, there is opportunity for growth and advancement within our employee-owned company for a Graduate Civil Engineer.

What kind of skills and qualifications are necessary for this position?

A degree in civil engineering is required for this position, along with a strong work ethic, attention to detail, and a willingness to learn and grow as a professional engineer.

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Established in 1910, TKDA is a 100 percent employee-owned company of engineers, architects, planners, and specialized experts. We solve client challenges across the industrial, transportation, building + sites, and water markets. Our multi-disciplined teams form a strong firm, cohesive enough to draw on each other’s strengths and versatile enough to adapt to changing business climates. We are committed to improving communities, helping businesses and industries grow, and building long-term client relationships. With offices in Chicago, Duluth, Saint Paul, San Bernardino, and Seattle, we work with clients from border to border and coast to coast.