Transportation Design Engineer

Austin, Texas

Volkert seeks an energetic and highly motivated self-starter to join our team in Austin, Texas as the Design Engineer. Under direction of senior manager, the candidate will be responsible for coordination and oversight of geometric design projects including, but not limited to TxDOT and local government.


  • Performs highway geometric horizontal and vertical design of highways, intersections and freeway interchanges.
  • Performs various engineering Studies for freeway, highway, and arterial projects.
  • Prepares engineering reports, schematics, plans and specifications for major and minor projects.
  • Produces complete engineering plan sets including roadway, signing and marking, staging, utility, erosion control, quantities and details required for construction of transportation projects.
  • Coordinates with other disciplines such as: traffic, bridge design, transportation planning, and environmental.
  • Communicates and interacts with project team members including clients, contractors, outside consultants, governmental officials and other outside agencies.
  • Supervises the work of less experienced engineers or staff and provides guidance and training to develop skills of employees.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering.
  • 4-9 years of transportation design experience.
  • Professional Engineer, P.E. in Texas.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of TxDOT Project Development Process and PS&E preparation
  • Advanced knowledge of the practical application of engineering principles, practices and techniques, including AASHTO guidelines.
  • Demonstrated experience in producing plans in Microstation V8i and Openroads, InRoads and/or GeoPAK.
  • 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.

APPLY FOR THE POSITION: Salary is commensurate with experience. All resumes received will be held in confidence. E-mail resume and salary requirements to with the subject line: Transportation Design Engineer — Austin, TX.

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 a disability.