Gannett Fleming

  • Senior Highway Engineer

    Job Locations US-VA-Richmond
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  • 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.

    Gannett Fleming is looking for an experienced Senior Highway Engineer to join our Transportation Business Line in the Greater Richmond area. In this capacity, the successful candidate will: 

    • Provide engineering design services for traditional design-bid-build projects, Construction Manager at Risk and design-build highway projects
    • Mentor and assist junior engineers in developing final design plans, including but not limited to roadway, drainage, and traffic design
    • 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






    • Bachelor Degree in Civil Engineering
    • Professional Engineering (PE) License registered in Virginia or the ability to obtain registration within 6 months
    • At least 15 years of progressive engineering experience possessing a broad knowledge and experience in transportation/design and strong technical skills in highway design
    • Experience working with VDOT is required 
    • Project Management experience to include schedule and financial management
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills



    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: Richmond, VA
    Working Hours: 8 AM – 5 PM
    Employment Status: Full-time
    Internal Requisition ID: 2018-5098


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