Sterling Construction Company, Inc. (Ralph L. Wadsworth Construction, Texas Sterling Construction Co., and J. Banicki Construction)

  • Roadway Design Engineer / Estimator

    Job Locations US-UT-Salt Lake City
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(5/30/2018 5:56 PM)
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    **We could hire a Jr, mid, or Sr level.


    Ralph L. Wadsworth Construction Company is currently seeking an accomplished professional to join our Team as a Roadway Design Engineer to work within our Estimating and Alternative Delivery Departments. We are seeking a Roadway Design Engineer with a strong background in Highway Design for large Design Build, Progressive Design Build, and CMGC projects.

    All candidates must pass background prescreen and pre-employment drug test.


    Provide engineering design and estimating services for design-build highway projects. You will collaborate with our Design-Build Pursuit and Estimating Teams to develop new ideas and alternatives on highway projects. You will collaborate with other members of our Team to conceptualize the initial design approach for interchanges, highways, roadways, bridges and walls for large transportation related projects.

    In addition to Design, work within Task Force Meetings to optimize current Designs and provide efficiencies in design and construction.

    The position of Roadway Design Engineer requires that the candidate be detail-oriented in order to ensure all aspects of our Designs, Proposals and/or estimates are compliant, correct, and complete. This position also requires the candidate to multi-task numerous competing deadlines; therefore, candidate should be proactive and be able to work independently. Finally, the successful candidate will have excellent communication skills in order to keep the Pursuit team up-to-date and informed at every phase of Proposal and Design development.

    Others responsibilities and abilities include but are not limited to the list below. Other duties may be assigned.

    • Roadway Design Lead for major transportation projecting including the design and review of roadway models.
    • Reviews and interprets RFP requirements to develop comprehensive, compliant roadway designs.
    • Collaborates with project managers and estimating teams to brainstorm strategy and approach and ensure decisions are compliant with the RFP.
    • Develop alternative concepts, ATC’s and compare them against baseline concepts from a quantity, cost and performance perspective.
    • Develop new alternatives, alignments, profiles, interchange types and compare them against baseline design concepts.
    • You will coordinate design deliverables from our design consultants and assist our Estimating Teams in quantifying scope for various parts of the project.
    • Utilizing MicroStation and InRoads develop quantities for cost estimates
    • Assist the Estimating group in estimating of key aspects of highway projects
    • Track RFP and addendum releases, and incorporate these requirements into our designs.
    • Assist the pursuit team with exhibits pulled from our Designs for the use in Proposals.
    • Performs related work as assigned.
    • Work within stringent time frames to meet proposal deadlines


    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    • A minimum of 3 years of progressive roadway design experience is required in including performing design of various aspects of transportation infrastructure such as highways, arterial streets, interchanges, MOT, and wall profiles.
    • Estimating experience is preferred (This job will have estimating responsibilities)
    • Proficiency in MicroStation / InRoads
    • A Bachelor’s degree (or higher) in Civil Engineering is required
    • Familiarity with the construction industry
    • Be self-motivated and able to work with limited supervision and as a team player
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills in the English language
    • Highly organized, detailed oriented, and display strong time-management skills.
    • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and Power Point.
    • Ability to work well under pressure, meeting tight, multiple, and sometimes conflicting deadlines.
    • Ability to set priorities and multi-task.
    • Ability to think strategically, apply sound judgment, is resourceful, troubleshoot, and take initiative.


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