The Smith Consulting Group

Transportation Engineer

The Smith Consulting Group - Sioux Falls, SD

Looking to join a highly respected firm that offers an entrepreneurial, collaborative and team-oriented culture where you are able to excel at what your best at? Our client's South Dakota office is growing and expanding. If you are looking for a fun, affordable city with great schools, tons of outdoor activities, awesome restaurant scene and NO STATE INCOME TAX, then keep reading! This is a ground floor opportunity and relocation assistance provided.

Summary: Primary duties for a mid-level engineer position in their transportation design group are focused on leading design efforts, design teams, efficient design practice and plan production for a variety of transportation projects. Transportation projects include work for the South Dakota Department of Transportation, Municipal and private clients involving feasibility studies, alternatives analysis, public involvement, roadway design, traffic design, and drainage design familiarity. Their focus is culture, integrity, and their relationship with co-workers and clients alike. They value each employee’s opportunity for career growth. Now is your chance to join the team!

Essential Duties include the following (other duties may be assigned):

  • Leads design efforts and team coordination on larger varied and complex transportation projects.
  • Provides design decisions under the direction of a Project Manager,
  • Manages small to mid-sized transportation projects,
  • Assists in data collection, technical analyses, and written documentation with supervision, as needed,
  • Is actively involved in client interaction and participation in presentations in a supporting role,
  • Uses computer assisted engineering [MicroStation/InRoads (Open Roads) and AutoCAD/Civil3D] design software to prepare engineering and design documents,
  • Responsible for job specific quality system tasks as defined in the company’s quality manual.
  • Has a positive, collaborative, and solution-oriented mindset.

Requirements/Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil/Transportation Engineering from an accredited four-year college or university
  • 5 or more years of progressive Transportation Engineering experience
  • South Dakota PE license, or able to obtain a South Dakota PE license within one-year of employment (negotiable)
  • Experience working with SDDOT highly preferred.
  • Proficient in MicroStation and AutoCAD highly preferred
  • Familiarity with ArcView GIS software and high proficiency in Excel is a plus.

Our client seeks to provide a benefits package that helps their team maintain a healthy work-life balance.

Benefits include:
Medical/RX, HSA, Dental, Vision, Life, and Disability; all of which they contribute a significant portion towards or, for some plans, covers 100% of the premiums
Generous Vacation and Sick leave programs
401(k) with employer match
Adoption Assistance program
Flexible work schedules
Professional and career development opportunities including tuition reimbursement for continuing
Support of employee participation in professional and technical societies & various civic organizations.
Reimbursement of professional certification and registration fees.



Posted On: Wednesday, March 3, 2021



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