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Graduate Engineer - Transportation

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Houston

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  • You must be outgoing, detail-oriented, and have excellent communication skills. Ability to work independently or as part of a team. Prior experience with specific software and a BS in Civil Engineering required. EIT certification or ability to obtain within 6 months.
  • You will work on roadway design projects, assisting with research, field reviews, calculations, reports, drawings, cost estimates, and coordination with team members and stakeholders. Ensure accuracy, adherence to budget and schedule, and upholding company values.

Graduate Job

EngineeringHouston

Description

  • Westwood Professional Services, Inc. is seeking a Civil Graduate Engineer to join our Public Infrastructure team in our Houston, TX office. Westwood has a highly experienced and dynamic team of individuals dedicated to providing high-level professional services to our clients. A Civil Graduate Engineer is expected to work on a team providing support to licensed Civil Engineers while learning the company’s standard practices and local agency codes. The Civil Graduate Engineer will spend time involved in public infrastructure projects doing technical calculations, plan and specification production, and assisting in project management tasks. In pursuit of a Professional Engineering license, the applicant needs to be organized, self-motivated, and possess the ability to collaboratively solve complex issues on time and within budget.

Requirements

  • Outgoing, friendly, approachable
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills
  • Strong sense of urgency and self-initiative to meet project deadlines
  • Detail-oriented with an ability to contribute to a positive work environment
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Prior exposure to Autodesk Civil3D, Highway Capacity Software, and Synchro
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications
  • Able to follow directions and guidelines for the firm’s policies, practices, and procedures
  • Required Experience:
  • 0-2 years of relevant experience
  • BS in Civil Engineering
  • EIT certification or the ability to obtain within 6 months

Education requirements

Bachelors

Area of Responsibilities

Engineering

Responsibilities

  • Work as a key member of a roadway design team under the direction of a Project Engineer/Project Manager. Job duties may include, but are not limited to:
  • Research and evaluation of data
  • Conduct field reviews and other assessments
  • Prepare detailed engineering calculations
  • Assist with the creation and submission of technical reports, presentations and exhibits
  • Prepare detailed construction drawings, including horizontal and vertical alignments; plan and profile; utility design and relocation; streetscape and roadway improvements; bicycle and pedestrian facilities; signing, striping and signalization
  • Prepare construction cost estimates/quantity takeoffs
  • Coordinate with internal team members, government entities, utility service providers and subconsultants
  • Manage task assignments for budget and schedule adherence
  • Perform reviews of all work product for accuracy
  • Ensures division, regional, and company values, policies and practices are consistently followed within the survey service
  • Lead by example – display solid judgment, good values, trust, honesty, openness, and professionalism

Details

Work type

Full time

Work mode

office

Location

Houston