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LEDA Virtual Job Fair


Employers interested in posting their job openings on the LEDA Virtual job fair (at no cost) can send job description, qualifications, and application method to LEDA's Director of Workforce Development by email.

In addition to posting your vacancies on LEDA's website, positions are also distributed to a network of workforce centers and educational institutions as appropriate.

Position: Senior Transportation Engineer

Engineer of Record for roadway design of transportation corridors varying from local, collector, arterial, and freeway roadway classifications through both urban and rural environments;
Preparation of engineering calculations, drawings, engineering reports, field observations, and required applications to regulatory agencies;
Manage projects and coordinate with engineering team and clients on all aspects of project execution (proposal, budget, scope, meetings, analysis, design, presentation, utility coordination, specifications, reports, etc.)
Pursuit of proposals to include Request for Qualifications (RFQ) and/or Request for Proposal (RFP) support, interview support/participation, and coordination with teams;
Project management skills in understanding proposals, budgets, resource management, estimating EAC (Estimate at Completion) concepts, etc.; and
May be responsible for the review and sealing of own projects or the work of the others.
Business Development
Client Relationship Management-Act as a point of contact for customers on proposal development, presentations, and technical issues. 
Ensure new and existing clients receive the highest level of service.
Generate complete technical reports and proposal materials. 
Provide review and oversight of project work and reports prepared by junior level staff members. 
Coach, mentor, and develop junior level engineers and staff.


·           Experience: 15+ years of experience in transportation planning, and actual transportation design and construction plan development;

·           Education: BS or MS in Civil Engineering required;

·           Professional Registration: Registered Professional Engineer in the State of Louisiana or have the ability to obtain reciprocity in Louisiana within a 10-month period; and

·           Ability to demonstrate being the “actual” engineer of record for design on a transportation project is a plus.

 Knowledge of:

·           Technical background and expertise in roadway design principals, open and subsurface drainage design principals (i.e. concept understanding of drainage inlet spacing, pipe sizing, channel design);

·           Development of construction cost estimates to include pay item and unit price development;

·           Proficient in relevant design software, which may include Microstation (preferred) AutoCAD Civil3D (acceptable), GIS, HEC-RAS, HEC-HMS, StormCAD, WaterCAD, HydroCAD, or PondPack. Applicant must be at least a medium to experienced user of both described CAD design software;

·           Topographic surveying and right of way development;

·           General understanding of the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials, A policy on Geometric Design of Highways and Streets; and

·           Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development guidelines and policies relating to roadway design, and preparation of environmental documents for transportation projects.

Ability To:

·           Relocate to Louisiana for this position preferred;

·           Participate in a local, regional and/or national water resources associations;

·           Effectively communicate in both verbal and written format with clients, colleagues, local, state and federal government agencies;

·           Position will primarily work in an office setting; may require some field work as necessary to support the project needs; and

·           Thrive working in a team environment.

Application Requirements:

Apply online at
No phone calls, please.
Competitive salary, benefits, and 401K.  EEO/AA Employer. Applications confidential.

Job Posted:
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