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Transportation Design Lead

Department: Engineer

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Civil Science is currently seeking a Transportation Design Lead Engineer to join our team. This unique position will be perfect for an energetic Engineer who is looking to grow their career. In this role, you will work on a diverse project portfolio with a variety of clients across Utah. Additionally, you will work closely with clients, other project managers, firm principals, and support staff to ensure a successful completion for our clients. The key to succeeding in this role will be your ability to coordinate staff efforts to ensure timely and cost-effective solutions to demanding project requirements.

In addition to employee ownership in our firm, we will provide you with continued career growth by combining your technical expertise, work ethic, and ability to market/manage projects, with our 30 plus years of experience, world class professionals, and long-term vision as we continue our growth along the Wasatch Front. If joining a firm that offers employee ownership, leadership, and mentoring opportunities, established client relationships, and a vision towards growth piques your interest then we look forward to hearing from you!


  • A Design Lead would oversee daily tasks for Designers and Technicians and the projects they are working on.

  • Project Budgets

  • Technical Trainings

  • Mentoring of Designers

  • Technical Content for Business Development/Marketing Pursuits

  • Project Quality Control Procedures

  • Involved in fostering existing and creating new client relationships


  • Bachelor’s Degree in appropriate engineering discipline

  • Registration as a Professional Engineer in Utah or the ability to gain licensure within 6 months of hire

  • A minimum of six years’ experience in Civil Engineering or related work

  • Proven technical leadership ability and communication skills to work effectively with other people at all levels

  • Working knowledge of design related software packages

  • Experience with Utah Department of Transportation design process and specifications

  • Previous experience with Utah Transit Authority and/or various municipal projects


What We Offer

  • Real ownership in the firm: Civil Science is an employee-owned firm that maintains an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) which provides industry leading contributions while being employer paid. Meaning you won’t have to contribute funds in order to see the benefits, unlike most firms in the industry.

  •  Growth: Since Civil Science is an agile firm, it allows our employees the freedom to own their projects, and step into new, exciting roles without the red tape of large corporations.

  • Work-Life Integration: At Civil Science, our priority is to make sure your work is compatible with your life outside of the office, allowing you time to enjoy with your family or engage in hobbies.

  • PTO/Holidays: Civil Science offers an annual three weeks of paid time off, six holidays, and two floating holidays to use at your convenience.

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Benefits

  • Life Insurance and Short/Long Term Disability: In an effort to prepare for the unexpected, we offer 100% employer covered Life Insurance, Short Term Disability, and Long-Term Disability.

  • Tuition Reimbursement/Scholarship Programs: We maintain a culture focused on individual development and believe in continuing to perfect our craft. Our reimbursement and scholarship programs extend to current employees and their family members!

  • Additional Retirement Benefits: In addition to our ESOP, Civil Science offers a 401K plan.


Civil Science provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.