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Civil Engineer in Training (EIT)

Newkirk Engineering Inc. (NEI) is seeking a full-time Civil Engineer in Training (EIT) for our transportation design division. The successful candidate will be able to tackle roadway design projects in a challenging, fast paced, and team-oriented environment.

Primary Responsibilities
  • Assist in the planning, design, and production of construction contract plans, specifications, and supporting contract documents for a variety of projects to include roadway resurfacing, intersection reconstruction, safety enhancement, roadway widening; sidewalk, multi-use-trail and stormwater drainage.
  • Complete roadway design plans utilizing Civil 3D to develop design models meeting FDOT standards and develop dynamic plan sheets with limited supervision.
  • Developing drainage plans including plan views, ditch profiles, drainage structure sheets, and pond detail sheets.
  • Perform engineering calculations, data analysis, and field observations
  • Preparing permit applications and managing agency correspondence in the pursuit of permits for projects.
  • Performing drainage design analysis including ponds, ditches, hydraulic modelling using ICPR4 stormwater analysis software. Additionally, systems will be analyzed for pipe-sizing and hydraulic grade lane, roadway spread, hydroplaning, and erosion control.
  • Complete project tasks within deadlines and work within allotted project budgets.
  • Work toward your PE license with peer support and guidance from senior PE staff.
Experience & Education Requirements
  • 0-3 years of previous roadway design or other transportation related work experience.
  • Bachelor’s in civil engineering or related field.
  • Must possess Fundamentals of Engineering (EI) certification or able to obtain within 6-months of employment.
  • Must possess or be able to obtain a valid driver's license prior to and during employment
  • Basic understanding and willingness to become proficient in Autocad Civil 3D, ICPR4 and Microsoft Office products ICPR
Experience & Education Preferences
  • Transportation area undergraduate focus
  • Pre-graduate internships or work-experience with plan production experience
  • Experience with FDOT specific plans production (Roadway, Drainage, and Signing and Pavement Marking Design)
  • Proficient in all Microsoft office programs, Autocad & Civil-3D, ICPR4, and Primavera software
  • Knowledge of roadway design standards (AASHTO, FDOT, MUTCD, etc.)

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Remote Work
Not available for this position.

Benefits & Perks
NEI is a passionate team of innovators and builders, dreamers and doers. Ours is a dynamic environment that fosters talent, collaboration, and growth. We want you to bring your experience, skills and passion to our close-knit, high-energy environment in which our employees thrive and where you can prosper. We know the key to our success is our employees and we offer highly competitive salaries, a solid benefits package, flexible scheduling, and opportunities for you to grow and develop both personally and professionally.