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Senior Project Engineer
Location Atlanta, GA
Job Code 1530
# of openings 1
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Simply Put, A Great Place to Work!

Benesch is a growing, multi-disciplined planning, engineering, and professional services firm. We enhance infrastructure and communities across the country – creating spaces and providing connections in ways that make a difference.

We pride ourselves on being nimble enough to remain responsive to client needs, yet large enough to offer exceptional bench strength. As a member of our team, you’ll have an opportunity to draw from those resources when you need them, and likewise, contribute your expertise when you have something to share.

At Benesch, we are looking for candidates with varied backgrounds and worldviews. Diverse ideas come from diverse people, and we are committed to offering an inclusive work environment where everyone feels valued and respected.

Benesch is a great company to work for! Our comprehensive benefits package includes paid over-time, exceptional retirement fund contributions, flexible schedules, wellness incentives, and all-around great people to work with. Take your career to the next level by applying today.

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Senior Project Engineer - Atlanta, GA

Our Atlanta office is looking for a Senior Project Engineer to join our Civil - Roadway group! This is a position with minimum supervision and guidance. This person should be capable of leading the technical aspects of a task and successfully monitoring budget and schedule. 

The Impact You Will Have:

  • Perform complex and highly advanced analysis and design, assuming responsibility for the analysis.
  • Check and sign off on design calculations and plan elements while ensuring completeness.
  • Perform QA tasks on projects as assigned.
  • Oversee layout and/or review drawings for a project.
  • Review and approve project design criteria for the project components and assume responsibility for assigned design calculations and plans.
  • Assemble and write competent draft report sections.
  • Monitor and compare cost estimates to client expectations and identify anomalies and propose corrective action to the Project Manager or client as appropriate.
  • Communicate progress and issues to Project Manager in a timely and ongoing manner.
  • Identify and propose resolution to issues identified.
  • Train/mentor others as necessary to complete required tasks.
  • Continue involvement in professional organizations, seeking leadership roles.
  • Seek out opportunities to publish papers and develop presentations.

​What We Are Looking For:

  • Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, or higher
  • 10+ years of experience 
  • PE is required
  • GDOT roadway design experience preferred
  •  Experience working with clients such as State Departments of Transportation
  •  Proficient at using Microstation and/or Inroads
  •  Excellent verbal and written communication skills 
  • Ability to collaborate with others in a team environment relating to a variety of tasks.
  • Highly advanced understanding and knowledge of applicable codes and standards (including commentary).
  • Excellent Technical writing skills.
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