Transportation Project Engineer

  • Bellevue, NE
  • Grand Island, NE
  • Lincoln, NE
  • Omaha, NE
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Simply Put, A Great Place to Work

Benesch is a growing, multi-disciplined planning, engineering, and professional services firm. We enhance infrastructure and communities across the country – creating spaces and providing connections in ways that make a difference.

We pride ourselves on being nimble enough to remain responsive to client needs, yet large enough to offer exceptional bench strength. As a member of our team, you’ll have an opportunity to draw from those resources when you need them, and likewise, contribute your expertise when you have something to share.

At Benesch, we are looking for candidates with varied backgrounds and worldviews. Diverse ideas come from diverse people, and we are committed to offering an inclusive work environment where everyone feels valued and respected. Statistics show that women and underrepresented groups are less likely to apply for a position if they don’t meet 100% of the qualifications. If this statement resonates with you – don’t be so hard on yourself. Apply for the job!

Transportation Project Engineer

We have a career opportunity for an experienced transportation engineer to be part of an established service line at Benesch focused on enhancing transportation infrastructure.  The ideal candidate will have expertise or an interest in furthering their career focused on planning, engineering design, and construction of transportation infrastructure for public agencies. The successful candidate will prepare and review plans, technical specifications, contract documents, and estimates related to a variety of transportation projects. Project Engineers also mentor and supervise the work of technical support personnel assigned to the project.


This position has the opportunity for a flexible hybrid work schedule with the option to office in Omaha, Bellevue, Lincoln, or Grand Island, NE. Preference given to candidates in the Omaha-metro area.

The Impact You Will Have
  • Developing detailed designs of urban and rural roadways from preliminary to final design
  • Collaborating with team members, communities, and stakeholders to define data needs, project requirements, and outputs or to develop applications
  • Compiling and coordinating plans, specifications, cost estimates, and pay items
  • Supporting studies and alternative analysis to determine best solutions to meet compliance and client goals
  • Working with various disciplines and reviewers to ensure complete, accurate, and high quality deliverables
  • Contribute to proposal development
  • Managing small projects and project tasks and assisting Project Managers in overall large project delivery
  • Manage and maintain project documentation
What You Will Need
  • Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, or higher, is required
  • Nebraska Professional Engineer license or ability to obtain upon hire (preferred)
  • Project experience in transportation engineering design (preferred)
  • Ability to work and collaborate in a team environment on challenging projects
  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • Ability to develop task deliverables in a complete and timely manner
  • Experience working with Local and State public agency clients (Public Works, DOTs, etc.)
  •  Proficient at using Microstation Open Roads Designer and/or AutoCAD Civil 3D design software
  •  Excellent verbal and written communication skills


Explore the Benefits of working at Benesch! 

Benesch is a great company to work for! Our comprehensive benefits package includes paid over-time, exceptional retirement fund contributions, flexible schedules, wellness incentives, and all-around great people to work with. Take your career to the next level by applying today.

Our benefits package is designed to take care of our employees. The health and wellness of our employees is essential to their success both personally and professionally. That is why we invest in our employees’ well-being by providing a comprehensive benefits package to help them live a healthy lifestyle. Each option can be customized to meet the needs of our employees and their families. 

Benesch offers a generous paid time benefits plan that increases throughout your career plus several paid holidays.  Our benefits include medical, dental, and vision benefits. We also include company-paid life insurance, short term, and long-term disability plans. Benesch offers a 401K plan and profit-sharing contributions to the 401K plan with the potential of 9% total employer contribution to your retirement savings!! 

From insurance and retirement plan to our wellness programs, we provide employee benefits that meet your wants and needs. Click here to learn more about some of the benefits of working at Benesch! 

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