Roadway Design Engineer (E.I.T)
Washington, DC 
Posted Today
Job Description

RK&K has an immediate opportunity to hire a new, motivated Roadway Design Engineer preferably with an active Engineer in Training (EIT) certification, for our Transportation group in our Washington, DC office. As a Roadway Design Engineer you will be assisting our Project Engineers and Project Managers on a variety of tasks, including preparation of contract plans, specifications and construction cost estimates on roadway projects.

Basic Responsibilities:

  • Working in a team environment on projects in preparing roadway design documents
  • Designing roadway plans, profiles, typical sections, cross sections and grading
  • Preparing design computations and quantity calculations
  • Designing or preparing concept road plans and alternatives analysis for new transportation systems or retrofits to existing systems
  • Preparing technical design reports on roadway projects and performing feasibility studies
  • Performing field investigations to collect data including field measurements, photographs, sketches, verifying surveys and identifying changes

Required Qualifications:

  • One (1) to five (5) years of experience in transportation/roadway design
  • Experience or willingness to learn Microstation, OpenRoads, Geopak/InRoads
  • Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering
  • Passion for client service and teamwork
  • Confidence in written and verbal communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • An E.I.T. certification
  • Understanding of AASHTO guidelines

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time or without notice.

What do we offer:

All the benefits of a smaller firm with the support, respect and portfolio of a large engineering firm. Our unique non-bureacratic, employee focused business model has been the cornerstone of our company for nearly a century. RK&K proudly offers an attractive salary package commensurate with experience and a comprehensive benefits package including Paid Time Off, tuition reimbursement, company health, dental, vision, life and disability insurances as well as a 401K plan with company matching.

Come see why we are consistently ranked #1 on multiple best places to work lists Nationwide. Apply here today!!

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"RK&K maintains a drug-free workplace. Employees of RK&K are prohibited from engaging in the unlawful manufacture, sale, distribution, dispensation, possession, or use of a controlled substance or marijuana"

EEO Statement

RK&K ensures nondiscrimination and equal employment opportunity in all programs and activities in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. If you need more information, require special assistance for persons with disabilities, or limited English proficiency, you may contact Human Resources at (410)728-2900.

RK&K IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER - RK&K ensures non-discrimination and equal employment opportunity in all programs and activities in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. If you need more information or special assistance for persons with disabilities, you may contact Human Resources at 410-728-2900. Persons with hearing-and speech-impairments can contact RK&K by using the Virginia Relay Service, a toll-free telecommunication device for the deaf (TDD). Call 711 for TTY/TDD or use the website If you need more information on special assistance regarding limited English proficiency, contact your RK&K office receptionist and they will be able to direct you to: 1) an individual with our company that speaks your language; 2) an outside service that can assist you in communicating with RK&K; or 3) you may also contact Human Resources at: 410-728-2900


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
1 year
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