Career Opportunities with Trans Associates

We are always looking for quality engineers and professionals to add to our team. If you have a passion for transportation engineering and are looking for an opportunity to work for a firm with a wide array of clients and project work, please send us your resume!

Current Openings –

Highway and Drainage Engineer – Pittsburgh, PA

Trans Associates has an opening for an experienced Highway and Drainage Engineer ready to make an impact.  At Trans Associates you will leverage your hands-on professional engineering experience and resourcefulness and work side by side with Principals, Project Managers and Clients to tackle highway and drainage challenges.  This position is a career opportunity where your creativity and unique perspective will be valued and appreciated.  The daily work tasks are varied, multi-disciplined and challenging.  If you feel that your personal talents are underutilized in your current role, contact us today and see what we have to offer!

We recognized the importance of providing a work environment that is both rewarding to our employees and supportive of professional development goals.  At Trans Associates you can expect onsite continuing education in support of P.E. licensure renewal and paid membership in ASHE or similar professional organization.

A qualified Highway and Drainage Engineer at Trans Associates will:

  • Independently develops and/or supervises the creation of engineering products that meet customer quality requirements. This includes defining the problem, establishing the work scope, preparing the budget and schedule, planning the work, providing technical direction, and reporting the work status.  In addition to roadway design, this position will include drainage design, layouts, calculation, preparation of drainage reports, and preparation of Erosion/Sedimentation Control Plans and obtaining permits on roadway design projects.
  • Typical products may include detailed calculations, drawings, procurement documents, design and installation packages, proposal evaluations, technical reports, and detailed analyses.
  • Provides input and technical guidance to CAD Designer/Drafters, Designers, and lower-level Engineers working on the same project.
  • Developing task deliverables in a complete and reviewable manner, on schedule and within budget.
  • Assist with coordination of drainage design activities on highway and bridge construction projects to include: technical planning, design and construction support for hydrologic and hydraulic models, erosion control, storm water abatement and green infrastructure.
  • Perform field investigations and assessments of project sites to aid in the hydraulic design process.
  • Prepare and assist with specifications and permit submittals.
  • Assist in developing preliminary project cost estimates and evaluate quantities.
  • Review documents and design work for PennDOT compliance with plans and specifications.
  • Attend client, public, project and staff meetings including client progress, plan review, pre-construction and construction review.
  • Knowledge and use of MicroStation and InRoads to produce drainage designs, profiles, storm water alleviation and pavement drainage.
  • Provides support for other engineering activities as required. May supervise one or more subordinates and provide input regarding performance.

 Position requirements:

  • Min. 4 years of civil engineering design experience, 1-2 years in hydraulics/hydrology and erosion and sedimentation pollution control.
  • B.S. in Civil Engineering degree, coursework in highway engineering, hydrology, hydraulics
  • Engineer-in-Training Certification with desire to obtain PE licensure, PE preferred
  • Basic knowledge of applicable codes and standards
  • Basic ability and understanding of MicroStation and InRoads
  • Demonstrate competent use of Microsoft Office products
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written – e-mails, project memos, reports, etc.)
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Prior water and storm sewer design experience with PennDOT and municipalities
  • Positive attitude and good work ethic
  • Knowledge of PennDOT methods and procedures for water and storm sewer design

 

Transportation Engineer – State College, PA

Trans Associates has an opening for a dynamic and proactive Transportation Engineer ready to make an impact in Central PA working out of our State College office.  At Trans Associates you will leverage your hands-on professional engineering experience and resourcefulness and be empowered to tackle study and design challenges. 

This position is a career opportunity where your creativity and unique perspective will be valued and appreciated.  Work tasks are diverse and you can expect project complexity to progress with experience.

Trans Associates recognizes the importance of providing a work environment that is both rewarding to our employees and supportive of professional development goals.  At Trans Associates you can expect a great work culture as well as continuing education in support of P.E. licensure renewal.

This position offers diverse work tasks, progressive project complexity and a clear pathway into a leadership role with the firm.  Contact us today and see what we have to offer!

A qualified Traffic Engineer at Trans Associates will:

  • Prepare and lead traffic impact studies, parking studies, corridor studies, intersection analyses, access and circulation studies and assist with institutional master plans.
  • Design field data collection efforts and study methodologies.
  • Manage project or direct traffic tasks on projects. Monitor project progress for technical accuracy and conformance to schedule and budget.
  • Perform traffic data collection, operational analysis and safety studies
  • Perform traffic analysis and modeling
  • Prepare project reports, plans and technical documents.
  • May design traffic elements and prepare roadway and traffic signal plans, maintenance of traffic, pavement and signing plans.
  • May attend and present material at community meetings, public hearings and multi-disciplinary design charrettes.

Position requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or related field.
  • Background in traffic engineering principles and methodologies for transportation design.
  • Experience in traffic engineering.
  • Proficiency with Synchro/SimTraffic, MicroStation, Petra, Trax, Sidra, HCS, Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat Professional.
  • Highway design or HOP experience preferred.
  • Experience with the preparation of traffic studies.
  • Familiarity with PennDOT and PTC standards and procedures is a plus.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

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


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