Supervisory Road & Highway Engineer in Tampa, FL at Parsons

Date Posted: 11/23/2019

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Job Description

Supervising Engineer, Civil Road & Highway Design – Tampa, Florida

Opportunity :

Parsons has a new exciting and challenging role open for a Supervising Engineer for our Civil Road & Highway Design group in Tampa, Florida.

 The Primary role will be to prepare and lead design and production staff in the development of roadway design.  plans preparation, and related deliverables using FDOT projects utilizing Microstation, Geopak and the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) standards and specifications.

 In this role you will supervise a group of five or more Engineers and design personnel, usually in our civil roadway design practice, by directing technical engineering assignments and coordinating project staffing assignments.  Education and experience over several years must be sufficient in order for the incumbent to serve as a Supervising Engineer on a large project or several smaller projects.

Responsibilities :

  • Will manage, oversee, and lead the design engineering practice to support various FDOT ( Florida DOT) projects throughout the state.
  • Reviews work produced to ensure that applicable codes, standards, and procedures are followed and quality is acceptable.  Monitors productivity and technical proficiency of assigned personnel.  Makes staffing assignments and reassignments as project needs arise.
  • Conducts performance evaluations, takes corrective action as necessary, recommends promotions and salary actions, and recommends training and development for assigned personnel.
  • Helps to define scope of work, design criteria, schedule, standards, and procedures for project assignments.

Determines budget estimates and staffing requirements for the defined scope and schedule.

  • Provides technical direction, making decisions and/or obtaining additional technical staff assistance as the situation warrants.  This may include obtaining the services of consultants.

Promotes technical excellence on the project, including furthering the Quality Improvement Process.

  • Ensures that adequate checking is performed in accordance with discipline checking policy and procedures.
  • Ensures that discipline design work is coordinated with project staff and Engineers from other disciplines by maintaining clear and frequent communications.
  • Advises engineering and project management regarding any problem areas, staffing requirements, delays in production, scope changes, or other events which could effect project completion and/or profitability.

Initiates and/or reviews change order requests for additions, deletions, or changes to the original scope of work.

Recommends design methods, equipment use, etc., for discipline standards.

Supervises the production of project drawings and design calculations.

Maintains affiliation with professional societies to keep abreast of current technologies.

Recommends and prepares technical papers.


  • 4-year degree in Civil  Engineering (or related field) is required.  
  • 12-15 years of related work experience with civil road & highway design
  • Professional Engineer ( PE)  registration is  required
  • Proven ability to perform in a lead capacity
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills
  • Thorough knowledge of industry practices and regulations are required
  • Must also possess a thorough knowledge of current technology and be able to select and apply appropriate engineering software for use on project
  • Proficient experience and knowledge of Microstation Geopak is essential


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