Project Engineer, Transportation

  • Job Tracking ID: 20180615-7WLTRA
  • Job Location: Westlake Village, CA
  • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
  • Level of Education: BA/BS
  • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
  • Date Updated: December 19, 2018
  • Years of Experience: 5 - 7 Years

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Job Description:

Take advantage of this leadership opportunity for our Transportation group in Los Angeles! MNS provides a solid foundation for a skilled Civil/Transportation Engineer to maintain, and grow our emerging LA team. Build and maintain client and colleague relationships while delivering highway, bridge, rail, transit, traffic planning, and other projects related to LA’s growing transportation needs.

Contact Marylou Pritchard: 805-456-3532 or with questions. Confidential inquiries are welcome!

MNS Engineers, Inc. provides comprehensive infrastructure services, including engineering, surveying, and construction management to the Transportation, Water and Government Services markets in California. Visit our website and social media outlets to learn more about our company!

  •  Develops broad knowledge and skills with a focus on transportation projects for public clients.
  •  Performs engineering calculations and prepares detailed design drawings and specifications.
  •  Gathers information, develops and evaluate alternatives, and prepares engineering reports.
  •  Interacts with clients, local and remote MNS staff, permitting agencies and other consulting firms in the execution of engineering projects.
  •  Supports project management activities associated with the planning and execution of municipal engineering projects.
  •  Develops broad knowledge and skills in a specific practice area. 
  •  Evaluates, selects, and applies standard techniques, procedures, and criteria to perform a task or sequence of tasks for conventional projects with few complex features. 
  •  Collaboratively uses judgment to determine adaptations in methods for non-routine aspects of assignments. 
  •  Works on small projects or portions of larger projects. 
  •  Assigns tasks to and coordinates work with entry-level engineers, technicians, or administrative staff.
  •  Assists in determining schedule and budget requirements. 
  •  Receives direction on unconventional and/or complex problems, and possible solutions. 
  •  Receives a thorough review of completed work for application of sound professional judgment.
  •  Performs review of other engineering products.
  •  Travels frequently to work sites and client locations to meet with clients to review project requirements and work in progress.
  •  Other duties as assigned.

Experience and Skills:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering from an accredited program.
  • Professional Engineer License or ability to take the exam within one year of staring the job.
  • 2 years of experience as an Engineer in Training.
  • Must possess a valid California driver’s license and be insurable by the insurance carrier.

Minimum Experience Required:

5+ years, Minimum experience of 2 years as an Associate Engineer

Other Required Skills:

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Interacts with staff, general public, officials, and contractors.
  • Assists with client, customer, or official contacts and communication pertaining to specific assignments or meetings.
  • Prepares draft design reports under direction of senior staff.

We offer a competitive benefit package that includes 100% of each employee’s health, vision, dental and life insurance, a 401(k)-contribution match, the best short-term and long-term disability benefit allowed, tuition reimbursement (career path), and many other benefits.

We commit to improvement processes with the belief that our employees are our greatest resource. We nurture a culture where each individual’s abilities, experience and style are encouraged, rewarded, valued and shared in a way that strengthens the overall outcome of each discipline. On a personal level, we host annual events and encourage outside activities such as company-sponsored softball teams and other community events.

We strive to make a difference in people’s lives every day. Our commitment to steady growth has allowed us to confidently celebrate over 50 years of past service as we prepare for 50 more!

Inquiries into this position are welcome! Contact us at (805) 456-3512 or