1+ months

Lead Road/Highway Engineer

Richardson, TX 75080

We are looking for a strong generalist in Civil Engineering, to support both conventional and design/build Transportation projects in Texas. We have a broad scope of projects - from road rehabilitation to complex interchanges and interstate improvements that involve complex design/analysis, traffic considerations, construction, and drainage components. We like engineers that have both breadth and depth in their engineering expertise, and engineers with interest and skills in traffic design, maintenance of traffic (MOT), and drainage/hydrology are extremely attractive as we grow our team!

Working with us means being with a global team of experts, that has worked on award-winning programs and embraces new technologies to keep us at the forefront of the transportation market. We need innovative, problem solvers that embrace technology and like a challenge! We have a diverse portfolio, a strong financial position, 30+ years in Integrated Delivery and a strong backlog of work in Texas and around the country. This means stability, longevity, and growth for your career, especially if you have aspirations of moving into a leadership or PM type of role. Our teams are involved in some of the most innovative programs in the world, addressing the large challenges of today and shaping the transportation corridors for generations to come. We have the flexibility to allow you to work from any of our Texas offices - Richardson/Dallas, Austin, San Antonio or Houston.

Detailed Responsibilities Includes:

  • Develop engineering designs and calculations and proposal support, for complex roadway, highway, and interchange projects for Texas and other states for conventional and design/build projects
  • Major areas focused on include the following capabilities: Maintenance of Traffic plans, Highway Design, and Storm Drainage Design. The Lead Engineer will prepare engineering computations, material quantity takeoffs, estimates, surveys, and designs, specifications, datasheets, construction documents, technical reports and presentation summaries for outside clients.
  • Complete a variety of assignments such as drawings, specifications, and other materials suitable for procurement and construction purposes. Reviews supplier drawing submittals and performs technical bid analyses.
  • Provides technical guidance to CAD Designer/Drafters, Designers, and Junior level Engineers working on the same project.
  • May be required to provide the seal and signature of the professional engineer, as appropriate, ensuring compliance with all applicable codes, regulations, and ordinances.


  • REQUIRED: Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering (or related field)
  • 8+ years of related work experience
  • Master's degree in Engineering is preferred.
  • Professional Engineer registration in Texas required or the ability to get a TX PE through reciprocity or within 6 months.
  • Previous TxDOT projects experience is preferred, especially those related to Maintenance of Traffic, Highway Design, and/or Drainage Design.
  • Required - proficiency in CAD and/or MicroStation, InRoads (latest version), AutoTurn, Hec-Ras, Storm Drainage Design, and related programs.


Ready for action? Were looking for the kind of people who see this opportunity and dont hesitate to act. Parsons is a leader in the world of Technical Services and Engineering. We hire people with a broad set of technical skills who have proven experience tackling some of the greatest challenges. Take your next step and apply today.


Posted: 2020-03-27 Expires: 2020-07-18

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