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    Federal Highway Administration has Civil Engineer (Design) positions available in the Western Federal Lands Highway Division in Vancouver, Washington. Projects occur primarily on Federal Lands managed by other Federal agencies (e.g., National Park Service & U.S. Forest Service) & include multi-state areas.

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    As a Civil Engineer-Highway-Design, you will:

    • Generate and evaluates geometric design alternatives and develops sound design concepts. Assesses the impact of standard exceptions/compromises to established engineering principles and practices and conceptualizes acceptable design exceptions and mitigation strategies, as necessary, to meet customer needs.
    • Develop the Plans, Specifications, and Estimate package and monitor the budget and schedule for assigned projects and have responsibility for the project from initial scoping through construction support. Manage workload by setting and adjusting short-term priorities, as required, to meet changing project needs and information.
    • Interpret, apply, and communicate the laws, regulations, policies and guidance related to highway design. Assists in the development of plans for accomplishing business objectives and implementing quality initiatives, including assisting in the formulation and establishment of policies, standards, guidelines, and priorities for team operations.
    • Ensure financial accountability and management of funds for assigned projects.  Reviews and updates project work steps, resources, and budget as required. 

    The ideal candidate for this position is an engineer with experience developing, monitoring, and adhering to the design, budget, and schedule for roadway construction projects and providing technical assistance from initial scoping through construction support.

    Travel Required

    25% or less - Occasional travel

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/530843200. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.