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Highway Project Engineer
Job Category:Engineering
Requisition Code:2018-FTW-006
Location:Fort Wayne, IN
FT / PT / TempFull Time
Hours Per Week40 hours

GAI’s Indiana market is undergoing exciting growth. Put your skills and expertise to work on challenging initiatives alongside accomplished colleagues from Fishers, downtown Indy, or Fort Wayne offices. Work in a supportive environment headed by a new, dynamic leadership team that encourages the entrepreneurial spirit. Now is the time to jump start your career with a rich pipeline of exciting projects that present long-term security and true career-growth potential.

Primary duties include the technical execution of engineering projects, plan development, quantity take-offs, and bid document preparation. A successful candidate will independently perform and guide others on the completion of road design and plan development. Experience in Microsoft Office, Microstation, and other industry accepted road design software along with INDOT, open roads, and Civil 3D design standards preferred.

GAI offers:
Excellent salary and bonus potential
Excellent Paid Time Off allowance
ESOP – GAI is employee owned
401(k) match
Competitive health and dental insurance premiums
Flexibility in work hours
Project management training
MBA Program for selected candidates 

Join GAI and make your mark among a team of engineering, planning, and environmental consultants that provides innovative solutions to energy, transportation, development, government, and industrial clients worldwide. 60 years strong and 100-percent employee owned, GAI is the right place for talented and motivated individuals who seek to distinguish themselves in a company poised for unlimited growth.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Developing highway engineering horizontal and vertical geometry designs through CAD software (MicroStation and Inroads experience a plus) using the AASHTO Green Book, AASHTO Roadside Design Guide, and applicable state/county/local government guidance documents; 
  • Developing hydrologic and hydraulic analyses and preparing storm sewer and storm water management design
  • Reviewing deliverables for compliance with engineering principles, company standards, client contract requirements, and related specifications
  • Maintaining schedules and preparing budgets for assigned engineering tasks
  • Identifying project staffing requirements and coordinating staffing with supervisor
  • Evaluating design changes, specifications, and drawing releases
  • Preparing interim project reports. 
  • Must maintain controls on budgets, scopes and schedules and quality on deliverables; work closely with Project Managers; develop proposals and costs for assigned tasks.

  • Bachelor's Degree from accredited Engineering School + pass Fundamental of Engineering Certification; actively pursuing or have obtained
  • Professional Engineering License in the State of Indiana is a plus.
  • 4+ years of experience in highway engineering (horizontal and vertical geometry) and drainage engineering (hydrology, hydraulics, and storm water management); experience may have been gained concurrently.
  • Familiarity with INDOT standards a plus.
  • Good communication skills 
  • CADD road design software

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