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Gannett Fleming, Inc. Senior Roadway Engineer in Columbia, South Carolina

At Gannett Fleming, we believe in improving the lives of the people we serve. We believe in innovation and social responsibility. We believe in the diversity of our team and the creative solutions they provide. We believe in embracing change and emerging technologies while maintaining an unmatched standard of quality. We believe in creating an environment where employees can thrive at home and at work. We believe in engaging our employees, building lasting relationships with our clients, and, in turn, making a difference in the world.

Excellence Delivered As Promised. It’s more than a slogan. It’s our standard. It’s the expectation we place upon ourselves as individuals and as a company. It represents our commitment to our valued clients, industry partners, and employees. It’s our earnest pledge to do what we say. It’s the core of who we are as a firm and the foundation upon which all of our relationships and projects are built.

What You Will Do

Gannett Fleming is recognized as a national leader in transportation, providing a comprehensive range of services for major transportation systems and facilities – from planning, engineering, and design through construction management. The firm is consistently ranked among the country’s top engineering firms by Engineering News-Record. Furthermore, its highway and bridge projects are recognized time and again with both regional and national awards. Its key services include highway, bridge, traffic, transportation systems operations and ITS, incident/emergency management, toll facility, and tunnel design, as well as Design-Build delivery.

Our Transportation Practice is currently seeking a Senior Roadway Engineer to work in the Columbia, South Carolina office of Gannett Fleming. This is an exciting time to join our team!

Successful candidates will be a motivated self-starter individual that aspires to work in a team environment and to ultimately grow into a future leadership role in project management.


  • Perform engineering design tasks for roadway projects from preliminary to final design

  • Develop specifications, cost estimates, and prepare final bid packages

  • Established working relationships and contact with client technical staff and project managers especially in South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT), local governments, and private clients

  • Provide engineering design services for traditional design-bid-build projects and design-build highway projects

  • Mentor and assist junior engineers in developing final design plans, including but not limited to implementation and knowledge of cross sections, preliminary design, final design, traffic control, drainage, and signing and pavement markings plans

  • Collaborate with transportation staff to develop transportation projects including but not limited to roadway, bridge, rail, transportation planning, traffic control, signing, pavement marking, knowledge of hydraulic design, and preliminary design for environmental documents.

  • Coordinate design activities and meetings between design staff, subcontractors, and client managers

  • Participate in project decisions regarding technical approaches, cost and scheduling performance

  • Identify schedule and cost variances and develop and implement recommendations for corrective action

  • Participate in project by completing tasks within schedule and budget with teams comprised of different disciplines

  • Actively participate and serve in leadership position in transportation related organizations such as ACEC-SC, ASHE, ASCE, DBIA, etc.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering required

  • Professional Engineering (PE) License registered in South Carolina is required

  • 8-12 years’ progressive engineering experience possessing a broad knowledge and experience in transportation/design and strong technical skills in roadway design is required

  • Experience working on SCDOT projects is required

  • Full and in-depth familiarity with Open Roads, MicroStation and Geopak design software is required

  • Experience with Corridor Modeler is desirable

  • Project management skills such as, schedule management, financial management and effective written/verbal communications skills is a plus

Life at Gannett Fleming

For more than 100 years, we’ve been a leader in global infrastructure solutions with a focus on planning, design, technology, and construction management services for a diverse array of markets and disciplines. Across more than 60 offices, 2,500+ highly qualified professionals are united in an unyielding commitment to deliver excellence to every client and every project, every day.

Gannett Fleming is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veterans status or other characteristics protected by law.

Gannett Fleming will not sponsor an employment visa (e.g., H-1B visa), including any visa renewal during employment, for any candidate for this position. No relocation assistance will be provided for this position. Local residents will be given preference.

NO AGENCIES PLEASE: Unsolicited resumes from third party agencies will not be accepted.

Location: Columbia, South Carolina

Working Hours: 8 AM – 5 PM

Employment Status: Full-time

Internal Requisition ID: Roadway Engineer; Highway Engineer, Senior Civil Engineer, Transportation Engineer

Requisition #: 2020-6803

External Company Name: Gannett Fleming, Inc.

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