Start your engineering career at a Best Places to Work company! We are seeking an entry-level Civil Engineer to join our Transportation division located in our Sacramento, CA office.  We offer a fun, flexible and unique company culture that is different from other civil firms.  Check out more about our company culture at www.woodrodgers.com or @woodrodgersinc on most social media platforms.

Under direct supervision, the primary duties of this position include, but are not limited to, preparing planning studies, alternative analysis, plans, estimates, right of way requirement maps, and reports for freeways, interchanges, roads, ramps, and other transportation projects.  Project assignments may include signage, pavement markings and pavement delineation for the project; use of computer-aided design and drafting systems and other computer-based (AutoCAD) processes to compile engineering data. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Preparation of engineering analysis, designs, and calculations for roadway systems and other transportation related structures, including calculations and cost estimating 
  • Assist with layout and drawings with other design team members
  • Prepare technical specifications
  • Participate in proposal and report writing
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering
  • 0 to 2 years of experience performing the essential duties listed above 
  • E.I.T. Certification preferred; or ability to get it within 6 months

Desired (not required) Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of Civil Engineering principles and practices
  • Skilled in the use of computers for AutoCAD, Civil3D and Microsoft Office Suite
  • Knowledge of the CalTrans Highway Design Manual and support literature
  • Ability to gather, organize and analyze engineering data
  • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously
  • Ability to work as a member of an engineering team
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills

Physical Demands and Work Environment: The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Physical Demands: Required to sit at desk using a computer, keyboard and mouse.
  • Work Environment: Work is performed primarily in an office environment that has a moderate noise level.  Some field work including site-reconnaissance and construction site observation and/or inspection activities may be required.

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