Senior Associate Engineer (Oakland, CA)

You are an experienced transportation engineering professional seeking to contribute at a leadership level to an innovative and growing organization. You welcome collaboration on design production with multidisciplinary colleagues to achieve comprehensive and successful project implementation. You have at least eight years of experience leading project-based engineering design development and managing project teams.

As a Senior Associate Engineer in Alta’s Oakland office, you will lead innovative transportation projects. You will guide and mentor a team of talented civil/traffic engineers, helping them grow as professionals, meet our clients’ needs, and collaborate to take projects from concept to implementation. You will manage projects and lead business development activities. You will solidify Alta’s reputation as a trusted expert, and contribute to the continued growth and success of the firm and the active transportation profession.

You have at least a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or transportation-related discipline (Master’s degree preferred); you’ve worked for at least eight years as a transportation engineer in a consulting environment or public entity, and have at least three years of project management experience, with experience directing the development of plans, specifications, and estimates. You have an in-depth knowledge of design requirements – including NACTO, CAMUTCD, and ADA – and are proficient in MS Excel, Word, AutoCAD, Civil 3D, Synchro/SimTraffic or similar.

Alta Planning + Design offers competitive salaries, great benefits including 10 paid holidays, generous PTO with no waiting period before accruing, wellness and bike benefits and a five-year travel award, flexible work schedules, work-life balance, advancement opportunities and welcoming — and fun — work environments for our employees. Alta employees “walk the talk” and are passionate about creating livable and healthy communities.

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