Gannett Fleming

  • Project Engineer - Highway

    Job Locations US-PA-Valley Forge | US-PA-Philadelphia
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    # of Openings
    Job Category
    Transportation (Highway & Roadway)
    Employment Status
  • Company Overview


    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


    Our Civil/Highway Engineering Practice is looking for a Project Engineer to join our Valley Forge Transportation Practice in the Valley Forge or Philadelphia Office


    As a key member of the Valley Forge Transportation Practice, the successful candidate will be responsible for engineering and management of major transportation projects in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and with PennDOT, the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission, and other agencies. The primary focus will be on highway and multi-disciplined transportation design projects such as traditional design-bid-build as well as design build and P3 delivery methods. As Project Engineer responsibilities will include completion and oversight of all facets of design (Roadway, E & S, drainage, NPDES, etc.) for complex projects.  As Assistant Project Manager responsibilities will include assisting the Project Manager on project delivery such as client coordination, coordination and oversight of subconsultants, coordination with third party entities, etc.


    Additional responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

    • Perform design tasks, plans preparation, report preparation, and calculations for various transportation projects. 
    • Provide overall assistance in multifaceted highway/transportation projects. 
    • Perform quantity estimates, cost estimates, and prepare specifications.
    • Check calculations, reports, and drawings
    • Run models, CAD and design software – Microstation and InRoads
    • Perform Horizontal and Vertical Alignments designs.
    • Typical Sections, Drainage Design, Construction Staging/ Maintenance of Traffic
    • Assisting in the planning and coordination of activities of civil engineering projects to ensure that goals or objectives of these projects are accomplished within prescribed time frame and funding parameters.
    • Coordinate design activities and meetings between design staff, subcontractors, and clients
    • Coordinate the planning, staffing, scheduling, budget management, quality control, of subcontractors and internal technical and support staff.
    • Oversee all aspects of design for complex highway projects.
    • Oversee and train staff on all aspects of design.


    Minimum Qualifications

    • Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering or related discipline
    • 8-15 years progressive experience in the design of highway/roadway civil engineering transportation projects primarily in Pennsylvania
    • Licensed Pennsylvania Professional Engineer (PE)
    • Experience MicroStation and InRoads Preferred
    • Demonstrated experience working on/with design teams on large, complex engineering projects.
    • Must have knowledge and applicable experience with PennDOT’s approved design software packages in addition to MS Office Software
    • Working knowledge and experience with PennDOT and/or PTC policy, procedures and standards
    • Extensive experience of PennDOT design and management
    • Strong public speaking skills with good written and verbal communication skills
    • Strong work ethic and desire to learn and grow professionally
    • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously both independently and also as an integral part of a design team





    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, 2,000+ 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, including veterans and disability status. 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.


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


    Location: Valley Forge, PA
    Working Hours: 8 AM – 5 PM
    Employment Status: Full-Time
    Internal Requisition ID: 5097



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