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Senior Professional Engineer - Roadway 


You deserve a job that you feel proud of, where you can channel your knowledge and skills into projects that positively affect communities, and where you design your own path. This is Alliant. Become an employee-owner of a growing engineering and consulting firm where we strive to provide a diverse and equitable culture of support and opportunities. Our success is driven by our employee-owners, and we're excited to have you be a part of it.

The Impact You'll Have:

We are seeking a Senior Roadway Engineer with hands on project management, technical design, and modeling experience to join Alliant's transportation team in our Salt Lake City office. This position will afford the opportunity to manage roadway design projects, apply your technical design expertise, play a critical role in assembling our Salt Lake City office team, train and mentor design team members, pursue and secure future projects, and expand your professional network.

We are looking for someone with previous project and staff management responsibilities and a solid understanding of transportation engineering, specializing in interstate, highway, and interchange design. Experience with all facets of transportation project design, including roadway modeling, drainage, traffic and utility design is desired.


Team Management

  • Lead a cohesive project design team that develops plans, specifications, and estimates for transportation projects
  • Supervises all staff necessary to complete assignments
  • Prepares or reviews and approves project scopes, budgets, and schedules
  • Manages projects of varying scope, complexity, and size
  • Manages disciplines within large/mega projects
  • Manages concurrent projects

Talent Recruitment and Development

  • Recruits qualified staff at all skill and experience levels
  • In consultation with our Human Resources team, recruit, hire, develop, and retain department staff within the office
  • Supervising, coaching, and mentoring junior engineering staff

Client Relationships, Marketing, Pursuit Development

  • Engage in marketing activities to grow your client network and to bring in new work
  • Fosters partnerships and relationships with other consulting firms to assist with business development, building client relationships, and pursuit efforts for projects
  • Assists in marketing responsibilities, including client discovery, proposal generation, interviews, and win-to-work activities

Project Management & Technical Leadership

  • Utilize your design experience to develop and review typical sections, horizontal alignments, vertical alignments, roadway models and other features needed for a complete set of plans
  • Assists upper level management and staff as a technical specialist or advisor
  • Establishes and/or reviews priorities and work schedules and coordinates resource needs/assignments
  • Actively manage projects and perform project management activities (project scope, schedule, budget, and quality management)
  • Supervise, provide Quality Assurance or perform technical discipline tasks including research, reports, design, specifications, and plan preparation
  • Works to develop technical strategies and procedures. Monitors and develops appropriate professional standards and integrates the plans and metrics for quality assurance through all phases of project delivery


  • Bachelor's degree in civil engineering
  • P.E. License in Utah
  • 15+ years of highway design experience
  • Strong working technical knowledge of engineering principles, practices, and standards is required
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a team environment
  • Commitment to delivering high-quality work on schedule
  • Skillful in presenting technical concepts to clients and the public in understandable terms
  • Experience supervising, leading, teaching, and mentoring project staff
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Applications
  • Strong technical knowledge of Bentley based civil engineering design platforms, including MicroStation, GEOPAK(V8I), OpenRoads Designer, and/or InRoads
  • Previous Alternative Delivery experience is a plus


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

  • Competitive salary with bonus opportunities
  • Generous Profit Sharing, 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.

Who We Are:

Alliant Engineering, Inc., an employee-owned company, is a growing engineering, planning, landscape architecture, and surveying firm with a strong culture of customer service, quality, delivery, and innovation. At Alliant we work hard; we have fun; and we love it.

We design solutions that address current needs while paving the way for a brighter future. We provide a culture of diversity, equity, and support, where everyone is given the opportunity to grow and succeed. We approach every project with unwavering confidence yet remain humbly committed to designing work that speaks for itself. At Alliant, our employee-owners are the force behind our success, and we can't wait for you to join us to build better communities with excellence and passion.

Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Open Date 5/12/2023  
Location Salt Lake City, Utah  
Number of Openings 1  
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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