Design Engineer | Austin | Texas

Position Type Full Time - Regular
Requisition # 18-P158-434
Division TX Trans EMP
Office Austin, Texas
Date Posted 10/24/2018


KCI Technologies is a 100-percent employee-owned, multi-disciplined engineering, consulting and construction firm, employing more than 1,400 employee owners that operate out of more than 35 offices in dozens of states across the U.S. With revenues of approximately $205 million, Engineering News-Record has placed KCI among the top consulting engineering firms in the country. At KCI, we believe that the most incredible thing we’ve engineered is our team. Together our employees are stronger and better equipped to address society’s most complex infrastructure challenges. The unique blend of our different perspectives, varied experiences, and multitude of personalities combine into one cohesive organization. KCI offers competitive salary and excellent benefits. Check out the link below: KCI is searching for a Design Engineer who will assist in the planning, development and coordination of multiple transportation projects. As Design Engineer, this position will manage major roadway or highway projects from proposal to project closeout including proposal preparation, fees, project setup, design supervision, and quality review of all documents in accordance with company and TxDOT policies and standards. Duties include assisting project managers and project administrators with project management level duties including billing, invoicing, review and leading a team of highly trained individuals. This role will also be responsible for assisting and training other design engineers and technicians.


Candidate should have 5 years of experience in the development of Plans, Specification and Estimate (PS&E) for transportation projects, as well as experience in roadway or highway design, plan preparation, scheduling, contracting, permitting, cost estimates and processing of engineering documents. Direct experience with TxDOT preferred. Experience with city and county major roadway projects will be considered.


Must be current in the technical skills needed for the development of PS&E, major roadway or highway designs, specifications and plans for TxDOT including conventional computer and CADD (MicroStation and Geopak) applications. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Coordination with others, ability to lead, train and work within a team.

Degrees / Licenses (R)equired – (P)referred

Bachelor of Science in Engineering is required, preference in Civil Engineering. PE registration in Texas, or ability to obtain within 6 months is required. Master's Degree is a plus.


The ideal candidate will be dependable, possess initiative, have good interpersonal skills, produce timely & quality products, be technically astute and a good time manager. Must be highly self-motivated and able to manage multiple tasks in an independent manner within a team atmosphere. Pre-employment drug testing is required as a condition of employment. Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled