Transportation Engineer-in-Training

OTHON, Inc. is a civil, transportation infrastructure, and construction management firm providing design and engineering services for various transportation agencies around the state. We are seeking a candidate for an Engineer-In-Training (EIT) position in our Richardson, Texas office.


Job Description

An EIT assists Task Leaders, Project Engineers and Senior Engineers in the development of design and engineering plans for various types of projects and clients. An EIT exercises judgment and engineering skills through their evaluation, analysis and design of various project components under the supervision of a licensed professional engineer. This position requires self-motivation and the ability to work both independently and as part of a larger team in order to work toward common goals in serving our clients.


This position may include providing engineering services for the following types and areas of design:

  • Roadway
  • Drainage
  • Toll Facilities
  • Intersection Improvements
  • Pedestrian Facilities
  • Bridges
  • Signing
  • Pavement Markings
  • Erosion Control
  • Traffic Control
  • Retaining Walls


Additional responsibilities may also include cross-training for assisting in the following areas of design:

  • Traffic Signals
  • Illumination
  • Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS)


An EIT conceptualizes the initial civil design approach and assists in implementing detailed design through the overall project development process, resolves a variety of complex problems, and reviews plans and prepares technical specifications, contract documents and cost estimates.


 Minimum Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from an accredited university
  • EIT certification or ability to obtain certification within 6 months
  • 0-4 years of experience in the field of Civil Engineering
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Working knowledge of CAD software
  • A strong work ethic and attention to detail


Desired Skills and Experience

  • Proficiency in MicroStation and Geopak
  • Proficiency in Open Roads Designer (ORD)
  • Proficiency in Geopak Drainage and HEC-RAS or similar drainage analysis and design software