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Highway Engineers maintain roads in good condition by collaborating with architects, project managers, and workers. Essential duties listed on a Highway Engineer resume include spending time on site, making inspections, supervising work, designing highways, deciding where to place traffic control systems, calculating slopes, and ensuring a safe transport system. Successful example resumes make display of qualifications such as technical expertise, time management, teamwork, organizational skills, stamina, problem-solving, and effective communication. Civil engineering degrees are often seen on Highway Engineer resume samples.

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Highway Engineer

Responsible for roadway design and plan preparation for a $190 million reconstruction of Interstate Route 270 at the interchanges of State Route 315 and U.S. Route 23 in Franklin County and an $18 million grade separation of two railroad and roadway crossings of State Route 237 in Cuyahoga County for The Ohio Department of Transportation.

  • Facilitated efficiency by developing and presenting methods for the execution of various plan preparation tasks.
  • Guided entry-level engineers by demonstrating the use of design software.
  • Interpreted various reference manuals, design manuals, specifications and standard drawings to ensure accuracy.
  • Coordinated design efforts with structural engineers to meet submission deadlines.
  • Performed visual inspections and reported conditions of existing bridges and culverts on the Ohio Turnpike.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BA
Bachelor of Arts
Health Sciences
2

Intermediate Highway Engineer

Utilized DOT standard design and specification to achieve cost savings for $10 million projects. Reviewed construction plans and specifications.

  • Value engineered DOT standard designs to achieve 20% cost improvement.
  • Reduced 3rd party engineering fees by 12% by utilizing internal expertize for turnkey bridge replacement and roadway projects.
  • Determined geometric of roadways and hydraulic requirements to meet standards and specifications.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Civil Engineering
BS
Mechanical Engineering
3

Associate Highway Engineer

Supervised and performed geotechnical work as soil sampling, core sampling, etc.

  • Analyzed raw deflections data from Falling Weight Deflectometer and calculated various stiffness moduli to carry out pavement thickness design.
  • Collected Dynamic Cone Penetratometer data, analyzed and calculated California Bearing Ratio for subbase and subgrades of existing pavement/surface.
  • Evaluated RCC bridge decks, airport runways, taxiways, etc using various scientific methods such as Half Cell Potential, Chloride Content Evaluation, sounding, etc.
  • Performed evaluation and conditional survey of existing pavement and design and rehabilitation of pavement as required.
  • Helped with final design reports, pavement evaluation reports, specifications, etc.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
MS
Information Systems Applications And Management
MS
Water Resources Engineering
Construction Engineering, Grades
4

Highway Engineer Technician

Performed technical engineering duties in a designated construction area, including field and laboratory testing, design construction, auditing, and environmental studies.

  • Plotted and audited charts, maps, and construction records based on specific engineering data.
  • Oversaw and sampled for quality control the paving of roads and concrete used in bridge construction.
  • Measured the quantity of material used by contractors for billing purposes.
  • Communicated important verbal and written duties between NHDOT supervisors and contractor supervisors.
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
1
year
at this job
AS
Civil Engineering Technology
AS
Architectural Engineering Technology
5

Senior Highway Engineer

Hired on contract to design and complete a variety of PS&E bid documents for site development projects with MassDOT, and MA and NH municipalities for private development sites with access permit needs.

  • Off-site improvements for projects that included traffic signal design, pavement layout, signing & striping design and construction details for driveways, & ADA compliant sidewalks.
  • Vista Ridge Drive in Londonderry, NH - Designed complete PS&E plans for off-site improvements of a large development.
  • Prepared and was awarded the MassDOT-MassWorks Grant applications for various "economical development" projects.
Candidate Info
28
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BS
Civil Engineering
6

Senior Highway Engineer

Prepared highway planning studies and reports identifying R/W, utility, historical, traffic and environmental impacts for alternative designs.

  • Determined appropriate application for technical methodologies and verified jurisdiction requirements for highway and drainage design projects.
  • Prepared construction drawings, specifications and IFB's for highway and drainage design projects.
  • Calculated and checked highway geometric and drainage computations
  • Calculated earthwork and other quantities
  • Lead team fieldwork for inspections that located utilizes and other topographic features
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
AS
Engineering
BS
Civil Engineering
MS
Civil Engineering
7

ALUMNI OFFICE, ASSISTANT ENGINEER, PUBLIC CONSTRUCTION OFFICE, HIGHWAY ENGINEER

Coordinated social events and conferences.

  • Managed internal documents, tracked records of the construction materials.
  • Managed multiple phone lines and provided engineering advice to clients.
  • Monitored and verified compliance of The National Engineering Regulations of Bogota, Colombia.
  • Monitored, supervised the performance of heavy machinery l operating machinery.
  • Prepared Monthly Reports.
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Leadership
Engineering Technology
8

Highway Engineer Co-op

Performed inspections on six lane bridge construction over I-77 (Emerson Avenue)

  • Participated in planning, cost development, and management of assigned projects
  • Monitored work of contractors and recorded in daily field reports
  • Documented code violations and improper techniques in material applications
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
4
months
at this job
BS
Civil Engineering
9

Assistant to State Highway Engineer

Assisted State Highway Engineer within engineering divisions of Preconstruction, Traffic, Construction, and Maintenance to implement State Transportation Improvement Program in accordance with DOT, FHWA, and AASHTO guidelines. As directed by Executive Director and State Highway Engineer, assisted with special projects, committees, correspondence, and meetings with the public, elected officials, and local, state and federal governmental entities.

  • Participated in the organizational restructuring of several DOT sections, serving as advisor to policy and program issues.
  • Monitored, tracked, and reported on various office initiatives and programs related to the DOT's Strategic Plan.
  • Assisted State Highway Engineer and Executive Director in the implementation of major changes of doing business at [company name], resulting in improved efficiency and effectiveness of the business operations.
  • Managed a Special Projects section involved in highly innovative advanced-project-delivery programs including the Construction and Resource Manager (CRM) consultant program, the South Carolina State Infrastructure Bank transportation funding program, and various Design-Build initiatives.
  • As Chairman of the CRM Coordination Committee, identified issues, analyzed data and techniques, and assessed processes and practices within as well as outside the Department to ensure the Department's 27 in 7 Program goals and objectives were achieved, and the program's policies and procedures were implemented.
  • Facilitated meetings, made formal presentations, and coordinated sub-committees' processes and reviews. Maintained minutes of meetings and actions taken by Committee and sub-committees and briefed State Highway Engineer and Executive Director on a monthly basis.
  • Assisted with the drafting of the State Infrastructure Bank Application criteria and process.
  • Supervised staff providing engineering expert testimony for property acquisitions under eminent domain proceedings.
Candidate Info
19
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BS
Civil Engineering
10

Area/highway Engineer

Participated in Federal-aid highway project development to include the review and approval of TxDOT documentation associated with planning, environmental, right of way, design, letting, construction and project closeout.

  • Performed investigative reviews and audits of Federal-aid State and local government agency (LGA) highway contracts/projects to determine TxDOT's and LGA's compliance with Federal transportation rules and regulations and the contractor's compliance with the written contract (plans, specs, etc.).
  • Performed investigative reviews of TxDOT's compliance with the rules and regulations of the USDOT Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Program such as commercially useful function, DBE goal attainment, etc.
  • Led the Electronic Project Tracking Team in the development and implementation of the Division Office project management/tracking database system. Developed written user guidance and provided training to Division staff on use of system.
  • Coordinated, reviewed and recommended approval of TxDOT environmental documents such as environmental impact statements, environmental assessments, findings of no significant impact, categorical exclusions, and others.
  • Reviewed and approved project plans (schematic and design drawings), specifications and estimates developed by consultant firms and/or TxDOT.
  • Reviewed and approved construction/contract change orders
  • Collaborated with others on statewide Value Engineering Study Teams; evaluated advantages and disadvantages of design concepts and determined potential involvement with environmental issues.
Candidate Info
21
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BS
Civil Engineering

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