Roadway Design Project Engineer

at Thompson Engineering
Location Orange Beach, Alabama
Date Posted September 19, 2022
Category Engineering
Job Type Permanent


Thompson Engineering has an immediate opening for a Roadway Design Project Engineer to join our growing team located in our Orange Beach, AL office. Enhance your engineering career with a company that aspires to be the firm of choice by driving success with our clients, employees, and communities. At Thompson Engineering, we offer a wide range of services to a growing list of clients across multiple markets throughout the Southeast.

At Thompson, we aim to make the communities we live and work in better by providing our services in alignment with our core values: integrity, safety, performance, ownership, teamwork, innovation & entrepreneurial spirit, and professionalism. We have a work environment and company culture that allows self-driven and curious engineers to gain valuable experiences and develop technical proficiencies needed for a successful and rewarding career. As an employee-owned company, we also seek to offer competitive compensation packages and employee benefits.


This position is for an aspiring and motivated engineer with 4+ years of roadway design experience on local and/or state transportation projects seeking opportunities for growth into a project engineer position. The ideal candidate will exhibit qualities needed to assume a lead design role on road and bridge projects. This position requires knowledge of all aspects of geometric roadway and roadside design needed for the development of roadway plans for state and local clients in Alabama.

Immediate benefits of this position include offering interested candidates the opportunity to develop client relationships and represent the company in professional trade organizations. Long-term benefits of this position may include growth opportunities into a senior management position overseeing and developing other engineers and managing multiple projects. We have a multi-disciplined team of engineers, surveyors, and environmental scientists which this position will coordinate and communicate with regularly.

Your Role

As a roadway design project engineer, you will work closely with senior managers and support staff to perform a variety of tasks needed to produce quality designs and plans on road and bridge projects throughout the Southeast. Regular duties will include the following:

Preparing preliminary design studies, project planning, and related activities that lead to the design of a
Preparing project specifications, cost and material estimates, reports, and engineering
Preparing design, detail, and layout drawings and design
Planning and adhering to task and submittal schedules and project budgets to ensure timely and cost-effective completion of projects
Following company policies and procedures regarding safety and

Minimum Requirements

A bachelor's degree in civil engineering
4+ years' experience
PE, or ability to obtain such within a year, required
Proven experience with ALDOT design methods, plan preparation, standards and specifications required
Proficient with MicroStation, InRoads, and other related Bentley products
Ability to manage client expectations, project schedules and budgets
Ability to mentor and train entry-level engineers
Ability to communicate clearly, both oral and written
Ability to work in various work environments, both outside in the field and in an office for extended periods of time

This position offers a competitive compensation package, including a sign-on and/or relocation bonus to qualified candidates. Baldwin County is a fast-growing county with 4 of the 5 fastest growing cities in the state and a diverse range of communities to call home. Orange Beach, where the office is located, is a friendly and inviting coastal town known for its beautiful white beaches and a local government that values its residents' quality of life by investing heavily in public amenities, residential services, parks and recreation, and public education.

Thompson Engineering is an equal opportunity employer. M/F/D/V. Pre-employment drug screen and motor vehicle record checks are required.

Drop files here browse files ...