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Highway Engineer

Highway Engineer

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Transportation (Highway & Roadway)
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Throughout our 100-year history, Gannett Fleming has been an innovator and leader on a global level, providing world-class services in engineering, consulting, design, program, and construction management. With more than 60 offices worldwide, we are consistently ranked among the nation’s most prestigious engineering firms.


Our people are our secret to Excellence Delivered As Promised! We have fostered a culture of promoting progressive thinking to tackle complex engineering challenges – transforming creative ideas into reality! We are committed to supporting your career goals by providing professional development and training and the opportunity to work with respected industry thought leaders, while at the same time encouraging a healthy work-life balance. Our benefits and perks are competitive because we want to see a smile on your face as we change the world together.


Since 1915, Gannett Fleming has played a major role in some of the most multifaceted and iconic engineering accomplishments in the world. Join us on our journey as we continue to provide thought-provoking, customized solutions to our clients, improving and sustaining communities for the next 100 years!


Our Highway Engineering Practice is looking for a motivated, highly talented Highway Engineer to join our Columbus, OH office. Successful candidate will have demonstrated professional experience in roadway design tasks.  In this role you will have the opportunity to work with an experienced team of project managers and engineers responsible for providing roadway related design for a wide variety of public transportation projects, including roadway and intersection improvements, bridge replacements, drainage improvements, intelligent transportation systems, and highways and interchanges. 

  • Lead engineering design tasks for roadway projects from preliminary to final design on both traditional design/bid/build and design/build contracts
  • Develop specifications, cost estimates, and prepare final bid packages
  • Prepare plans required for construction of projects
  • Prepare reports required by the project development process
  • Complete tasks with multi-disciplined teams
  • Perform checks/reviews following Gannett Fleming’s ISO 9001:2008 Certified Quality Management System



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering is required
  • Licensed Professional Engineer in the State of Ohio or the ability to become registered in 6-12 months
  • Minimum 4 years of related highway design experience
  • Strong technical design background in at least one of the following areas: highway design, maintenance of traffic plan preparation, traffic control, and ITS engineering 
  • Familiarity with AASHTO and OMUTCD standards
  • Prior design experience with Ohio Department of Transportation projects
  • Hands on experience using CADD/Design Software (MicroStation and GeoPak) required
  • Proficiency of Open Roads and AutoCAD a plus
  • Strong written and oral communication skills


Gannett Fleming is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer, including veterans and disability status.


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


Gannett Fleming Inc. 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.