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Graduate Transportation Engineer 


About Us:

Alliant Engineering, Inc., an employee owned company, is a growing engineering, planning, landscape architecture, and surveying firm with a strong culture of quality, delivery, and innovation. Our employee owners are driven by a commitment to build better communities with excellence and passion. At Alliant we work hard; we have fun; and we love it.

Within our Minnesota and Florida offices, we blend collaboration with integrity and forward-thinking to develop design solutions that address current needs and future aspirations. Internally, we strive to provide a diverse and equitable culture of support and opportunities. Then, it extends outwardly by giving back to charitable organizations in our communities. Alliant Engineering seeks straightforward people who value smart solutions, intelligent discussion, and a collaborative approach to achieving great things. Always humbly confident, we believe in creating work that speaks for itself.

About the Role:

As a Graduate Transportation Engineer, you will work with a licensed Professional Engineer focused on helping you grow your skills while delivering roadway design projects for state, county, and local clients. You will be involved in all aspects of transportation design including road, drainage, traffic, and construction staging. You will work closely with mentors and peers invested in the growth and success of your career.


  • Geometric Design – developing typical sections, alignments and profiles for roadways, bikeways, and pedestrian facilities.
  • Final Road Design – determining and detailing typical sections, superelevation, guardrail, and other roadway components.
  • Hydraulic Design – modeling hydrology and determining the location and size of culverts, storm sewer systems, and other drainage structures.
  • Traffic Engineering – developing signing, pavement marking, and maintenance of traffic plans.
  • Plans – producing biddable, buildable plan sets for construction.
  • Specifications – identifying applicable standard specs and boiler plate special provisions and writing unique special provisions to augment the plans.
  • Cost Estimating – preparing quantities and researching historic unit prices to estimate construction costs.
  • CADD – utilizing Microstation/Geopak, Open Roads Designer, and/or AutoCAD Civil 3D to draft and model designs and prepare plans.



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering (or related engineering field)
  • 2 - 7 years of experience in civil engineering
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Excellent critical thinking skills
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Drive for excellence
  • MicroStation or AutoCAD experience
  • Roadway design or construction experience



At Alliant, we take care of our employees by offering a world class benefit package including:

  • Competitive salary with bonus opportunities
  • Generous Profit Sharing, Employee Stock Option Plan (ESOP), and 401k Contribution programs
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision plans
  • Company paid Life Insurance, Short-term disability and Long-term disability
  • Flexible spending accounts for Medical and Dependent Care
  • Wellness Programs & Competitions
  • Generous Annual Leave and Compensatory Time Off programs
  • Flexible Schedules
  • Casual work environment
  • Paid Professional Development and Training
  • Community Involvement/Charity Events
  • Numerous Employee Focused Events (Lunch & Learns, Office Recreation Room, Quarterly Off-Site Socials, etc.)


The Alliant team is a group of enthusiastic, self-motivated professionals that live the mission of building better communities with excellence and passion. Come and be an employee-owner in an organization that offers an inclusive workplace culture that is uplifting and positive along with an outstanding salary and benefits package.

Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Open Date 3/21/2023  
Number of Openings 1  
Location Minneapolis, Minnesota  
EOE Statement We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. We are dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment on any basis including race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, disability, veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by law.  

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