Roadway Design Engineer

Job Description

Othon, Inc. is currently seeking a Roadway Design Engineer / Project Engineer for immediate employment at the Houston, TX location.  We are looking for a self-motivated, aggressively enterprising individual wanting to expand their career opportunities within a growing consulting engineering firm.  The qualified applicant will be a Licensed Professional Engineer in the state of Texas with experience in roadway engineering as applied to highways and other related highway structures.

The applicant will perform the following tasks:

  • provide detailed design calculations in support of signed and sealed plan sheets
  • provide preliminary layouts, specifications, bill of quantities and final plan sheets
  • review the work of other engineers
  • train and mentor less experienced engineers
  • supervise and review the work of CAD drafting technicians
  • work closely with other disciplines within the company
  • Develops schematics, plans, specifications, cost estimates, studies and reports
  • Supervises Junior Engineers, EITs, and CAD technicians
  • Schedules work for all team members
  • Mentors younger staff
  • Coordinates and works closely with all project disciplines
  • Manages project design schedules, budgets and scope
  • Responsible for project quality control. Involved with planning, design and construction phases of projects
  • Coordinates with the client and is responsible for meeting client schedules and budgets
  • Coordinates with local office and firm management to set, manage, and achieve specific office and firm goals

The Roadway Design Engineer / Project Engineer will report to and be under the supervision of the Regional Transportation Manager.


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 areas of design:

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


 Minimum Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from an accredited university
  • 5-15 years of experience of designing transportation projects in the Civil Engineering field
  • Licensed Professional Engineer in Texas, or ability to obtain within 6 months
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficiency in Microstation and Geopak
  • A strong work ethic and attention to detail
  • Able to lead and manage junior staff


Desired Skills and Experience

  • Proficiency in Open Roads Designer (ORD)
  • Proficiency in 3D Corridor Model
  • Precertification in TxDOT work categories
  • Design-build experience