Transportation Project Engineer
Omaha, NE 
Posted 8 days ago
Job Description
Simply Put, A Great Place to Work

Benesch is a growing, multi-disciplined planning, engineering, and professional services firm. We enhance infrastructure and communities across the country - creating spaces and providing connections in ways that make a difference.

We pride ourselves on being nimble enough to remain responsive to client needs, yet large enough to offer exceptional bench strength. As a member of our team, you'll have an opportunity to draw from those resources when you need them, and likewise, contribute your expertise when you have something to share.

At Benesch, we are looking for candidates with varied backgrounds and worldviews. Diverse ideas come from diverse people, and we are committed to offering an inclusive work environment where everyone feels valued and respected.

Benesch is a great company to work for! Our comprehensive benefits package includes paid over-time, exceptional retirement fund contributions, flexible schedules, wellness incentives, and all-around great people to work with. Take your career to the next level by applying today.

Statistics show that women and underrepresented groups are less likely to apply for a position if they don't meet 100% of the qualifications. If this statement resonates with you - don't be so hard on yourself. Apply for the job!

Transportation Project Engineer - Omaha, NE

We have a career opportunity for an experienced transportation engineer to be part of an established service line at Benesch focused on enhancing transportation infrastructure.

The ideal candidate will have the expertise or an interest in furthering their career focused on planning, engineering design, and the construction of transportation infrastructure for public agencies. The successful candidate will prepare and review plans, technical specifications, contract documents, and estimates related to a variety of transportation projects. Project Engineers also mentor and supervise the work of technical support personnel assigned to the project.

This position has the opportunity for a flexible hybrid work schedule with the option to office in Omaha, Bellevue, Lincoln, or Grand Island, NE.

The Impact You Will Have:
    • Developing detailed designs of urban and rural roadways from preliminary to final design
    • Collaborating with team members, communities, and stakeholders to define data needs, project requirements, and outputs to develop applications
    • Compiling and coordinating plans, specifications, cost estimates, and pay items
    • Supporting studies and alternative analysis to determine best solutions to meet compliance and client goals
    • Working with various disciplines and reviewers to ensure complete, accurate, and high-quality deliverables
    • Contribute to proposal development
    • Managing small projects, project tasks, and assisting Project Managers in overall large project delivery
    • Manage and maintain project documentation
    What We Are Looking For:
    • Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, or higher, is required
    • Ability to work and collaborate in a team environment on challenging projects.
    • Ability to communicate effectively.
    • Ability to develop task deliverables in a complete and reviewable manner.
    • Experience working with Local and State public agency clients (Public Works, DOTs, etc,)
    • Proficient with Microstation and/or AutoCAD design software
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    Additional Desired Qualifications:
    • Nebraska Professional Engineer license or ability to obtain upon hire
    • Project experience in transportation engineering design
    • Project experience in the design of collection and gravity flow storm and sanitary sewer systems


    Alfred Benesch & Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity/ Affirmative Action/ Disability/ Protected Veteran Employer. Qualified applicants are evaluated without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, gender identity, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other protected characteristic.


    Job Summary
    Start Date
    As soon as possible
    Employment Term and Type
    Regular, Full Time
    Required Education
    Bachelor's Degree
    Required Experience
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