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Lead Transportation Engineer

Clifton Park, NY

For several years, MJ has been awarded a “Best Places to Work” from the Albany Business Review and “Top Workplace” from the Albany Times Union. These designations are employee driven awards. MJ is accepting applications for a senior transportation engineer to join our Clifton Park, NY office. This full-time position includes a complete benefits package and advancement opportunities.

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MJ is actively seeking a lead transportation engineer to join our team to assist with current and exciting future projects. This job offering provides an exciting opportunity for the ideal candidate to grow and advance in MJ’s  transportation and engineering practices. We are seeking a motivated candidate with a strong  interest in transportation design that is well organized, resourceful, and creative. 

Candidates should be able to work independently as well as collaboratively with an interdisciplinary team  and have strong verbal, written and graphic communication skills. As lead engineer, you will progress  design concepts through design development and work with the team to produce construction  documents for a wide range of projects.

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  • Work and coordinate with multiple design discipline team members to support transportation  project designs from initial project programming through construction to meet project schedules. 

  • Assist with client solicitations including preparation of project proposals and attendance at  proposal interviews. 

  • Provide a lead support role including but not limited to the preparation and implementation  of transportation design elements, technical reports, public presentations, public meetings,  client meetings, design reports, permits, project approvals, bid documents, cost estimating and  management of engineering and CADD staff.  

  • Management of subconsultants and subcontracts. 

  • Participate in construction administration and support tasks, including shop drawing reviews,  reviewing and responding to requests for information.


  • 7-10+ years of relevant experience in civil engineering and consulting with a focus in  transportation design. 

  • BS in Civil Engineering or qualified technical or engineering degree from an Accreditation Board  for Engineering and Technology (ABET)-accredited college. 

  • Registration as a Professional Engineer is preferred. 

  • Basic understanding of state and municipal-driven engineering contracts, design standards and  specifications.

  • Knowledgeable in the use of MicroStation and/or AutoCAD. 

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen.

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  • 401(k) Plan with employer match

  • Health insurance – several affordable healthcare options, including two fully paid by MJ

  • Dental/vision insurance

  • Telemedicine, free with company health insurance

  • Health savings account

  • Employee assistance program

  • Employer paid Life insurance

  • Employer paid short- and long-term disability insurance

  • Voluntary Life Insurance

  • Accident insurance

  • Critical Illness insurance

  • Dependent Care Spending Account

  • Legal Benefit option

  • Flexible work schedule

  • Paid time off

  • 10 paid holidays

  • Performance bonuses

  • Professional development opportunities and reimbursement

  • Referral bonus program

  • Wellness programs

  • Team building events

  • Lunch and learns

  • CPR training

  • Paid time for volunteer and community service events

  • Monthly company socials and work parties (like our MJ Spirit Week!)

  • From a Mach-E to the new Ford Broncos, we offer a full employee vehicle fleet for travel

  • Fully stocked kitchens – endless soda, seltzer, snacks, and coffee

  • Corporate apparel

Must be a US citizen or eligible to work without an employer sponsorship. Pay is based on applicant’s ability/experience and will be rated accordingly. We offer a very competitive benefit package. If you are ready to start a new career or need a change in venue, please send resume and cover letter to:

M.J. Engineering and Land Surveying, P.C. is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. MJ Engineering and Land Surveying provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran, or disabled status.

Salary Range: $85,000-$125,000

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