Senior Project Engineer, Transportation

  • Job Tracking ID: 20180618-1LATRA
  • Job Location: Los Angeles, CA
  • Job Level: Management
  • Level of Education: BA/BS
  • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
  • Date Updated: December 19, 2018
  • Years of Experience: 7 - 10 Years

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Job Description:

The Senior Project Engineer purpose is to manage design projects profitably and deliver an excellent work product to the client; Mentor and transition work to staff; Assist with recruitment, writing proposals, and managing clients in the transportation market sector.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Apply a broad knowledge of principles and practices to perform engineering design tasks for roadway and drainage projects from conceptual to final design, and planning/technical studies.
  • Independently evaluate, select, and adapt standard techniques, procedures, and criteria.
  • Develop specifications, cost estimates, and prepare final bid packages.
  • Execute work on multiple projects of moderate size or portions of major projects.
  • Utilize a solid working knowledge of an entire project life cycle.
  • Prepare complete project documents, including plan, specifications and studies.
  • Utilize a strong working knowledge of roadway and drainage design software tools.
  • Mentor and develop junior staff while providing valuable input into design Best Practices.
  • Plan and coordinate detailed aspects of the engineering work among staff.
  • Prepare scopes, budgets, and schedules for assignments.
  • Assist with business development, client relations, and proposals to provide professional services.
  • Coordinate design activities and meetings between staff, subcontractors and clients.
  • Complete tasks within schedule and budget with teams comprised of different disciplines, identify schedule and cost variances, and develop and implement recommendations for corrective action.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Experience and Skills:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering from an accredited program.
  • Professional Engineer License in California.
  • Engaged in life-long learning to maintain knowledge of contemporary issues.
  • Valid California Driver License.


  • 10 + years, Minimum experience of 2 years as a Project Engineer.


  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills.
  • Must be a self-motivated, innovative, and resourceful.
  • Knowledge of and experience using/teaching CADD/Design software.


We offer one of the most overall competitive benefits packages in the industry that includes 100% of each employee’s health, vision, dental and life insurance, short-term and long-term disability benefit, 401(k) contribution match, tuition reimbursement (for career path), and many other benefits.

We commit to improve 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 other activities for FUN and to serve the community!

We make a difference in people’s lives every day. Our commitment to steady growth has allowed us to confidently celebrate over 55 years of past service as we prepare for 55 more! We look forward to talking to you.

MNS Engineers, Inc. (MNS) provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, MNS complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.