Senior Project Engineer

Transportation San Jose, California Pleasanton, California


We are hiring a Senior Project Engineer to work out of our San Jose Office!        
BKF has an immediate opening for a senior-level civil engineer with strong technical abilities and focus on traffic-related design experience supporting traffic and transportation for roadways, highways, intersections, rail, bike/ped/complete streets, and transit. The ideal candidate will be familiar with public works and Caltrans projects. 

As a senior-level civil engineer, you will independently evaluate, select, and apply standard engineering techniques, procedures, and criteria using judgment in making adaptations and modifications  You will assist the Project Managers in preparing current status information for internal reporting and keeping clients informed on progress. You will supervise or coordinate the work of drafters, technicians, and others who assist in specific assignments.    
  • Transportation/Traffic Design for roadway, highway, intersection projects, and multi-modal (ATP) projects for Public Works and Caltrans projects.
  • Traffic signal, lighting/electrical, signing, striping, and stage construction/ traffic handling
  • Accident and safety analysis
  • Transportation Management Plans(TMP)
  • Bid and construction support, including RFIs and Shop drawings
  • 6+ years of experience in traffic and transportation design required
  • B.S. in Civil Engineering or related field from an ABET Accredited Curriculum or equivalent required
  • Professional Engineering license in the State of California is highly preferred. EIT required
  • AutoCAD -Civil 3D mastery required
  • MicroStation V8i, Auto Turn, AGi32 Lighting Analysts, & SignCAD experience
  • Transportation/roadway/public works experience
  • Caltrans experience with Traffic Design Standards, PID, PA&ED, and PS&Es desired
  • Diversified experience within various stages/design elements of a project is a plus.
  • Strong communication skills, including staff, consultant, and client coordination.
  • RFP/RFQ familiarity
  • Competitive salaries, end-of-year bonus, profit sharing, and 401k match
  • BKF pays 100% of the premiums for medical, dental, and vision coverage and 50% for your dependents
  • 14 days of paid vacation time, 6 paid sick days, 8 paid Holidays
  • Flexible schedules
  • Education reimbursement, paid annual dues for professional and societal organizations
  • BKF offers competitive and award-winning benefits and perks. To learn more click here.
  • The typical base salary range for this position is $119,000 - $145,000 annualized depending upon skills, experience, education, and geographical location. This is an hourly position paid biweekly.
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  • We’re proud to be named a 2024 - 2025 Great Place To Work® certified company!
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