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Johnson, Mirmiran, and Thompson Inc. Highway Design Engineer in Fort Lauderdale, FL, Florida

Johnson, Mirmiran & Thompson is a dynamic, 100% employee-owned consulting firm of more than 1,800 professionals that provides a full range of multi-disciplined engineering, architecture, information technology, and related services to public agencies and private clients throughout the United States. JMT is currently ranked #60 on Engineering News-Record’s list of the Top 500 Design Firms.

JMT's Ft. Lauderdale Highways Team is seeking a Design Engineer to be responsible for engineering design using knowledge of general engineering principles and practices to interpret, organize, execute and coordinate assignments. Sponsorship is not available for this position.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

  • Perform alternative studies

  • Analyze survey reports, maps, drawings, blueprints, aerial photography and other topographical or geologic data to plan projects

  • Perform design computations

  • Design projects in accordance with client specifications and guidelines, using design software and drawing tools

  • Develop construction cost estimates

  • Assist in the preparation of engineering documents for advertisement and construction

  • Coordinate with internal team members to ensure project completion by the defined deadline and established quality

Nonessential Functions and Responsibilities

  • Perform other related duties as assigned

Required Skills

  • Proficiency in discipline specific design software (ex. MicroStation, Open Roads Designer, 3D CADD)

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office

  • Strong written and oral communication skills

Required Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering or a related field from ABET accredited engineering program

  • 1-5 years of related experience

Preferred Experience

  • Engineer-in-training certification

  • Related experience: developing FDOT plans for construction, reports and packages (ex. typical sections, pavement design, design variations/exceptions), utility coordination, basic drainage, signing and pavement markings, signalization, and lighting

  • Experience working with local clients at the county and state level (FDOT District 4 and 6 preferred; South Florida municipalities)

  • Knowledge of AASHTO and FDOT design standards

Working Conditions

Work is performed within a general office environment 95% of the time. Work is generally sedentary in nature, but may require occasional standing and walking. Lighting and temperature are adequate and there are no hazardous or unpleasant conditions caused by noise, dust, etc. within the office environment.

Field work is required on occasion where work may be conducted outside in heat/cold, wet/humid, and dry/arid conditions. Some lifting (up to 25lbs) may be required as needed.

Job Competencies

  • Analytical Thinking/Problem Solving

  • Attention-to-detail

  • Building Relationship and Teamwork

  • Communication

  • Creativity and Innovation

  • Dependability

  • Initiative

  • Job Proficiency

  • Planning and Organizing/Time Management

JMT is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Vet/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity, and we are proud to be building an inclusive and diverse workforce.

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