SJB Group
  • 11-Aug-2020 to Until Filled (EST)
  • Engineering
  • Baton Rouge, LA, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

SJB Group, LLC

Transportation Engineer




Founded in 1953, SJB Group has evolved into one of the most respected and diversified Engineering, Surveying and SUE firms in its class, separating itself from competitors through its personnel, breadth of disciplines, technology and attention to service.



SJB Group, LLC is seeking a Transportation Engineer for Highway/Roadway Projects.  Ideal candidate should possess experience in road design with urban and rural highways. Louisiana Professional Engineer License is required. Individual will assist local government/ state agencies / clients in advancing highway project agendas at the MPO and DOTD levels.  Complete and oversee a variety of professional engineering assignments in one or more specialized areas of transportation systems and programs involving research, planning, design, technology, materials, construction, traffic safety, traffic operations, and maintenance of highways, railways, and related structures and technological devices and applications.




    • Leads engineering and planning projects in local areas.
    • Prepares and checks detail plans, design calculations, cost estimations and recommendations prepared by other engineers for completeness, mathematical accuracy and conformity to engineering practices and standards.
    • Compiles and analyzes engineering data and prepares conclusions and recommendations.
    • Designs and prepares preliminary and final plans for highways, drainage structures, municipal utilities, roadway lighting, traffic control devices, intelligent transportation systems (ITS), and miscellaneous highway facilities.
    • Provides input for the development and maintenance of traffic management policies and procedures.
    • Discusses plans, specifications and work schedules with contractors, utility companies and other governmental agencies.
    • Participates in studies to determine sufficiency of existing highway systems and structures and programming of future construction.
    • Estimates cost of projects and writes contracts and specifications for labor, materials and equipment.
    • Develops preliminary engineering applications to determine construction feasibility and estimated costs.
    • Meets with representatives of private industry, local organizations and citizens to discuss proposed highway construction activity.
    • Interprets contracts, specifications and plans to contractors, subordinates and the public.
    • Prepares final layout drawings and calculations.
    • Prepares studies and completes designs of highway structures of all classifications.
    • Develops data for public review, hearings or informational meetings.
    • Determines the validity and reliability of testing methods and procedures.
    • May serve as quality assurance engineer reviewing plans, testing or construction for highway projects.
  • Provides a marketing leadership role with emphasis on transportation and planning.


  • Reviews data and operation analysis in support of development sites (new, expanded and upgrades), and involving interactions with federal and state/city agencies as well as community organizations.
  • Writes and reviews development proposals and associated transportation and planning studies.



Professional Civil Engineer with 5+ years' of experience working with clients, local / state agencies, elected officials and public stakeholders to understand and address local and regional transportation needs.  Understanding of the transportation planning process is important.  Experience managing transportation planning projects expected.   Must demonstrate excellent technical writing and public speaking skills.



Ability to read, analyze, and interpret complex technical documents and plans. Ability to compose clear, accurate reports. . Ability to speak effectively to clients and professional peers.



The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit; use hands to handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.


The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.



  • Competitive Salary with Sign on Bonus            
  • Negotiable Moving Expenses
  • Vacation and Sick Leave
  • Holiday Pay
  • 401-K Participating Plan
  • Health, Life, Vision, Dental, Cancer, Emergency Medical and Hospital Policies
  • $50 Phone Reimbursement
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