Parsons Corporation Transportation Engineering Technician in Annapolis, Maryland

Transportation Engineering Technician


Annapolis, Maryland, United States

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Ready to put your emerging skills to work on urban construction projects? Are you great with people and have a track record collaborating with multiple teams to get the job done? Parsons is now hiring Technicians with a desire to work in a support role alongside the Project Manager on various construction projects that enhance the urban fabric of our community in Maryland.

. Specific duties depend on job assignments, under supervision of senior inspector, may include inspecting construction and maintenance projects; performing tests on soils and materials; evaluating methods for maintenance operations; serving on a survey crew; drafting design details, maintenance contract specifications and construction notes; calculating quantities for construction projects and maintenance activities; preparing Computer Aided Design and Drafting (CADD) plans, maps, or right of way plats; and collecting and recording traffic and planning data. Employees in this class do not supervise.

Minimum Qualification:

Graduation from a standard high school or possession of a high school equivalency certificate with 3+ year of experience technical engineering related work in the areas of design, traffic, construction, materials testing, engineering surveys, maintenance, or planning.

Licenses, Registration and Certifications:

  • Must have motor vehicle operator's license valid in the State of Maryland.

  • National Institute for Certification in Engineering Technologies (NICET) certification, in-house certifications or state-sponsored, material-testing certification may be required for some positions.

  • Employees in this classification may be required to possess Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) certification for inspection of In-Service Bridges, or have the ability to acquire this certificate within a given time period.

  • Employees in this classification may be required to achieve certification in field testing procedures in concrete, soil aggregate and Hot Mix Asphalt within a given time period.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Ability:

  • Knowledge of basic engineering principles, practices, and methods; CADD using Microstation, manual drafting and surveying; design criteria, construction standards and inspection methods and techniques; Knowledge of statistical principles; algebra, geometry and the principles of basic mathematics used in engineering design, drawing and drafting;

  • Knowledge of AASHTO and other policies and procedures used in the design and construction of transportation projects;

  • Knowledge of Temporary Traffic Control Standards, National Electrical and Safety Codes, and Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices;

  • Knowledge of the principles and standards of highway, bridge and interchange design including geometrics, hydraulics, capacity, economics and traffic assignments;

  • Knowledge of materials and construction methods as they apply to the design of transportation projects;

  • Knowledge of Federal Highway Regulations and Criteria for Coding In-Service Bridge conditions;

  • Knowledge of Federal Aid regulations;

  • Knowledge of AASHTO and ASTM test specifications and methods; Knowledge of effective supervisory methods and practices;

  • Skill in interpreting, analyzing, or preparing maps, deeds, plats, and plans; operating computers using Microstation and other related engineering software; Skill in the maintenance and operation of electronic and mechanical equipment used in performing complex technical engineering support tasks; reading and creating blueprints and engineering drawings, right of way plats, and plans, using CADD or manual processes;

  • Skill in reading and interpreting complex engineering drawings and computations;

  • Ability to streamline and optimize complex design, surveying and mapping processes;

  • Ability to place complex traffic control devices and systems in operation;

  • Ability to maintain a variety of technical records and adapt records systems for computerization; Ability to update computer design files, maps and other records;

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees and the general public;

  • Ability to prepare correspondence for transportation projects informing the public, elected officials and others about project specific data; communicate effectively; and physically perform essential duties.

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Parsons is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to an individual's race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, union affiliation, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, pregnancy, employable physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, immigration status, or any other basis protected by applicable laws.