Senior Roadway Design Engineer - Infrastructure in Pasadena, CA at Parsons

Date Posted: 1/11/2020

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Job Description

Senior Civil Engineer  - Road & Highway  – Pasadena, California   

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Opportunity :

Ready to put your civil engineer skills to work on projects that will change the urban fabric of our community? Do you enjoy being involved on a wide variety of civil engineering tasks on large and small scale transportation projects?  We are now hiring a  Senior Civil Engineer  for our primary Pasadena  office to support expanding business with  our road & highway projects for Caltrans in Southern California.    

Parsons extensive experience in this field, combined with your engineering knowledge, will propel your career forward with opportunity for advancement with top performance.  We need our engineers to be versatile, enthusiastic to work in highly flexible, team-oriented environment and who have exceptional communication, and analytical skills.

Performs conventional and moderately-complex engineering assignments, applying engineering techniques and analyses within a discipline.  The Engineer at this level is proficient in the utilization of standard engineering theories and practices, and Company procedures.  Some assignments involve CAE (computer aided engineering)/CAD (computer aided design) applications.  Willingness to travel or relocate to supplier, client, or construction site locations, is expected.


Independently develops and/or supervises the creation of engineering products that meet customer quality requirements.  This includes defining the problem, establishing the work scope, preparing the budget and schedule, planning the work, providing technical direction, and reporting the work status. Travel to site locations is expected.

  • Typical products may include detailed calculations, drawings, procurement documents, design packages, proposal evaluations, technical reports, and detailed analyses.
  • Performs geometric design and 3D modeling on a variety of road and highway projects for state, county, and city government, ranging from urban streets to interstate highways.
  • Provides support for other engineering activities as required.  May supervise one or more subordinates and provide input regarding performance.
  • May be assigned to a project or organizational team, or as a lead engineer for a specific discipline on a small to intermediate-size project.
  • Provides input and technical guidance to CAD Designer/Drafters, Designers, and lower-level Engineers working on the same project.
  • Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.

Requirements :

4-year degree in Civil  Engineering (or related field) and 8 years or more of related work experience with road and highway projects.  


  • Strong background in AutoCAD Civil 3D and/or Microstation Inroads or Geopak modeling is a necessity.
  • Experience with Caltrans projects in California is highly desirable  
  • Ability to lead efforts in design and compiling construction plans, specifications, and cost estimates.
  • PE license is highly preferred.   


Ready for action? We’re looking for the kind of people who see this opportunity and don’t hesitate to act. Parsons is a leader in the world of Technical Services and Engineering. We hire people with a broad set of technical skills who have proven experience tackling some of the greatest challenges. Take your next step and apply today.