Senior Roadway Engineer

Atlanta, Georgia

Volkert seeks an energetic and highly motivated self-starter to join our team in Atlanta, Georgia as the Senior Roadway Engineer. Under direction of senior manager, the candidate will be responsible for coordination and oversight of a wide variety of transportation related design projects including, but not limited to GDOT and local government.


  • Prepares and modifies reports, specifications, plans, schedules, environmental studies, and designs for projects.
  • Uses design software to prepare engineering and design documents.
  • Assigns responsibilities and sees the execution of tasks are begun and completed according to schedule.
    Submits documents to federal, state, and local agencies for review and obtains permits required.
  • Consults with construction personnel concerning design constructability as related to field conditions, sequencing and scheduling of construction activities.
  • Attends onsite and offsite client meetings.
  • Serves as technical liaison with clients on project efforts and coordinates technical efforts within discipline areas.
  • Evaluates need for design changes and makes appropriate recommendations.
  • Participates in project scoping and fee estimating and proposal preparation, interviews, and negotiations.
  • Reviews assigned project(s) after award to define project scope, determine work procedures/sequences and develops schedules, budgets, staffing, sub consultant involvement, and progress billings.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or Civil Engineering Technology and 6-10 years of roadway design experience.
  • Professional Engineer, P.E. in Georgia.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of GDOT Plan Development Process.
  • Advanced knowledge of the practical application of engineering principles, practices and techniques, including AASHTO guidelines.
  • Demonstrated experience in producing plans in Microstation V8i and Inroads.
  • Skill in Microsoft Office applications, particularly Word and Excel.
  • Ability to demonstrate strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to demonstrate strong organizational and time management skills.

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Salary is commensurate with experience.  All resumes received will be held in confidence.  Email Resume and additional information to with the subject line: Senior Roadway Engineer – Atlanta, GA.

Volkert, Inc is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.