• Engineer in Training II

    Location US-UT-Salt Lake City
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(6/4/2019 4:58 PM)
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Experience (Years)
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    Under immediate supervision, assists in directing project office operations including construction inspection and material testing operations to ensure compliance with project plans, approved shop/working drawings, and specifications.


    • Contacts supervisor for priorities and deadlines in the field
    • Applies engineering principles, methods and techniques to the assurance of highway and related facility construction
    • Performs engineering calculations
    • Performs research and problem solving of engineering-related activities
    • Assists in training less experienced Engineers In Training and Technicians
    • Serves as lead worker for less experienced workers
    • Prepares, reviews, or approves reports
    • Observes, measures, and conducts tests of materials to determine construction compliance with the project plans, approved shop/working drawings, and governing specifications
    • Insures the safe utilization, storage and maintenance of all documents and tools
    • Updates Direct Report on progress and delays on every task or assignment
    • Insures safe usage and maintenance of company vehicle and field equipment
    • Meets established project deadlines
    • Submits accurate, legible, comprehensive and complete testing and/or inspection reports on a daily basis in accordance with project Quality Plan
    • Review plans, specifications, and shop/working drawings for project activities
    • Understand, adhere and participate in the Raba Kistner Health and Safety and Behavior Based Safety Programs and set a good safety exampl
    • Other duties as assigned by Direct Report


    • Certified as an Engineer-In-Training. A person in this position generally, but not necessarily has two (2) years engineering related experience in transportation engineering with applicable towards gaining licensure as an engineer by the Texas Board of Professional Engineers. Graduate level education may be substituted for years of experience
    • Shall possess a valid driver’s license within the applicable jurisdiction and meet firm’s auto insurability requirements


    • Engineering principles, practices, and methods
    • Engineering fundamentals
    • Engineering calculations


    • Materials used in highway construction
    • Highway construction plans, construction inspection procedures, and specifications
    • Personal computers and the use of applicable software
    • Material testing methods, processes and procedures
    • Algebra, geometry, and trigonometry


    • Contract administration policies and procedures
    • The State specific Manual of Uniform Traffic Control Devices or National Manual of Uniform Traffic Control Devices approved by the Federal Highway Administrator as the National Standard


    • Communicate effectively orally and in writing to communicate problems, status of work, daily reports, etc.
    • Lift 60 lbs.
    • Move 100 lbs.
    • Work under exposure to inclement weather conditions
    • Read and understand plans, specifications, instructions, labels, reports, etc.
    • Travel to project sites and maneuver over rough and uneven terrain
    • Prepare and maintain records, files, and reports
    • Maintain effective working relationships with internal and external personnel
    • Follow verbal and written instructions
    • Analyze, problem solve, and recommend solutions
    • Use hand tools such as sledgehammers, shovels and picks
    • Ability to drive company vehicle, manage and complete all assigned jobs, efficiently and on time


    • Present a professional appearance to best represent the firm
    • Wear personal protective equipment and comply with all safety requirements
    • Comply with all attendance requirements as noted in most current edition of Corporate Policy Manual


    • The use of personal computers and applicable software
    • Effective communication



    • Works outside and is subject to weather conditions
    • Potential exposure to equipment movement hazards and dangerous chemical/solvents if proper safety procedures are not followed
    • Exposed to noise, dust, fumes, radiant and electrical energy
    • Works on ladders and scaffolding
    • May work protracted or irregular hours
    • Flexibility to work irregular hours due to client needs (i.e. other than 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and/or other than Monday through Friday.)
    • Work related responsibilities require travel out of town to RABA KISTNER offices, client offices, and project locations

    Must pass a drug test prior to employment and will be subject to post-accident, random, and reasonable cause testing during employment.

    Raba Kistner supports a diverse workforce and is an Equal Opportunity Employer who does not discriminate against individuals on the basis of race, gender, color, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status or other classification protected by law. Drug Free Workplace.   Females and minorities are encouraged to apply.

    HR Contact:  Mary Clark 210-694-3625



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