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Senior Transportation Designer

Company: NV5
Location: Albuquerque
Posted on: February 11, 2024

Job Description:

Overview:NV5 is actively searching for a highly qualified Senior Transportation Designer to join our dynamic team within the Transportation Engineering Group based in our Albuquerque office. The ideal candidate will bring a wealth of expertise in highway and roadway planning and design, coupled with a proven track record of utilizing industry-leading software such as Autocad/Civil3D and Microstation/Inroads for design development and the meticulous preparation of construction plans. In this role, you will play a pivotal role in shaping transportation infrastructure projects, contributing your specialized skills to ensure the success and efficiency of our engineering endeavors. The preferred candidate should possess a deep understanding of the intricacies involved in highway and roadway design, demonstrating proficiency in applying innovative solutions to overcome challenges and optimize project outcomes. If you are a seasoned designer seeking a challenging and rewarding career opportunity, we invite you to apply and join our team at the forefront of transportation engineering excellence! Responsibilities:

  • Apply advanced CAD techniques to complex transportation design projects utilizing Autocad/Civil 3D and Microstation/Inroads.
  • Plan, create, and produce design and construction plan drawings from sketches, existing drawings, electronic images, and written or verbal descriptions.
  • Work directly with Department Director and Project Managers to plan and implement project design and production requirements.
  • Implement company and client CAD standards and Quality procedures.
  • Work closely with project team members, other departments, and sub-consultants to ensure drawings convey complete and correct information.
  • Mentor and train others to raise the overall level of CAD expertise in the Group.
  • Provide oversight and direction to less experienced staff as assigned.
  • Other duties as assigned.Qualifications:
    • Associates/technical degree in an engineering related field is desired.
    • 10 years experience in transportation design, including roadways/highways, grading, storm drainage, and utility systems required.
    • Thorough knowledge of the principals of design and construction for roadways and related infrastructure.
    • Expert skill level with AutoCAD/Civil3D and MicroStation/Inroads.
    • Extensive experience and progressive responsibility for construction plan preparation including plan and profiles, cross-sections, grading and drainage plans, bridge and structure plans, traffic plans, utility plans, and other related plans. Must have a great eye for drawing presentation, attention to detail, and consistency.
    • Ability to independently plan, schedule, and perform multiple assignments with broad generalized instruction.
    • Demonstrates initiative and acknowledges and accepts responsibility.
    • Experience with NMDOT design standards and practices is required.
    • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel.
    • Experience with GIS software.
    • Availability to occasionally work overtime, including weekends, as needed.
    • Demonstrated interpersonal skills.
    • Demonstrated effective written and oral communication skills.
    • Demonstrates best practices techniques and a willingness to learn.
    • Reliable attendance and punctuality.
    • Occasional overnight travel may be required. NV5 offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including medical, dental, life insurance, PTO, 401(k) and professional development/advancement opportunities. NV5 provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. NV5 complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

Keywords: NV5, Albuquerque , Senior Transportation Designer, Professions , Albuquerque, New Mexico

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