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Senior Highway Engineer

Company: Whitman Requardt and Associates
Location: Wilmington
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

At Whitman, Requardt & Associates, LLP, we are "People Focused and Project Driven". We have been in business for more than 105 years and we are known for our quality work and quality employees. This is your chance to join our team - help us to design the infrastructure and buildings that improve the world!

We are seeking a highly motivated Senior Highway Engineer with a strong technical background to join our growing team in Wilmington, DE. Core responsibilities include planning, design, and development of construction documents for a wide variety of projects, including some of the highest-profile transportation projects in Delaware. Our work includes trails, streetscapes, intersection improvements, and complex roadways and interchanges. You will have the opportunity to utilize and build your skills in geometric design, signing and pavement marking design, utility coordination, maintenance of traffic design, contract document development, and quality control reviews. You will also gain experience in marketing and business development support, client interaction, and staff mentoring and development while working with an experienced group of highly skilled project managers.


The Senior Highway Engineer will be responsible for planning and design on transportation related projects. The primary duties will be to coordinate with clients and lead design staff in a variety of tasks in the field of highway design. Responsibilities will include development of roadway alignments, roadside evaluation and design, maintenance of traffic design, preparation of construction and right-of-way plans, specifications, cost estimates and the development of technical reports.


Applicants must possess the following:

  • 10-15 years of experience
  • Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering
  • Professional Engineer license, registered in the state of Delaware or ability to obtain within 6 months.
  • Strong knowledge of DelDOT specifications, policies, and procedures
  • Experience designing roadway projects and preparing contract documents in accordance with DelDOT policies and procedures; experience with other state and local agencies in the Mid-Atlantic a plus
  • Ability to effectively communicate orally/written at all levels of the organization.
  • Ability to handle multiple assignments.
  • Experience with design software tools such as MicroStation, InRoads, and OpenRoads preferred.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Work, Excel, Outlook)
  • Positive attitude and willingness to work cooperatively with others
  • Willingness to continue to learn and grow technically and professionally within the company
  • Openness to utilizing and developing new technologies and approaches for performing work Benefits:

    WRA recognizes that employees play an important role in its success. Our commitment to full-time employees is reflected in the comprehensive benefits package we offer:
    • Flexible work schedule options
    • Competitive salary
    • Leave accrual and paid holidays
    • Healthcare benefits
    • Group Life Insurance, as well as additional optional life Insurance, short and long term disability insurance
    • Flexible spending accounts for medical and dependent care reimbursement
    • 401(k) Retirement Plan
    • Tuition Reimbursement
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Parental and maternity leave benefits
      WRA is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and complies with all applicable anti-discrimination laws.

      Position #1648

Keywords: Whitman Requardt and Associates, Wilmington , Senior Highway Engineer, Engineering , Wilmington, Delaware

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