RS&H Talent Acquisition

Senior Principal Highway Engineer (Ft. Lauderdale or Miami)

Job Locations US-FL-Fort Lauderdale | US-FL-Miami
# of Openings
Civil & Structural
Job Level

The Opportunity

RS&H is currently seeking a Senior Highway Engineer for our Transportation Practice in our Miami or Fort Lauderdale, FL office!



Job Summary: The Senior Highway Engineer candidate will be responsible for managing the roadway/highway analysis and design, plans production, specifications, reports, and estimates efforts on large scale conventional and design-build projects for FDOT and county clients. Additional responsibilities include client communication; managing subconsultants; mentoring roadway/highway staff; monitoring labor budgets and schedules for assigned projects; coordinating with discipline key task leaders and staff to ensure ongoing communications; performing quality control on deliverables; meeting project deliverable schedules and budgets for assigned projects; and leading/supporting marketing and business development initiatives.


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering from an ABET accredited university;
  • Minimum 15 years of experience in roadway/highway engineering;
  • Florida professional engineering (PE) registration;
  • Experience managing conventional and design-build projects relating to intersections, arterials, interstates, and interchanges for FDOT and county clients;
  • Working knowledge of MicroStation, Geopak, and/or OpenRoads Designer;
  • Experience working with large multi-discipline teams;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • Excellent organizational skills with attention to detail and overall quality control and management.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Has a diverse background in the management and delivery of both conventional Design-Bid-Build and alternative delivery Adjust Score Design-Build and/or Phased Design-Build projects.
  • Has served as a Project Manager and/or subject matter expert within an Owner’s Representative Contract for a major corridor.
  • Has Engineer of Record experience in a wide variety of FDOT highway projects, including Limited Access Highways, Tolled Expressways, Urban Arterial Reconstruction and Widenings, and Milling & Resurfacings.
  • Has experience delivering FDOT District Wide and/or Continuing Services Contracts.
  • Has well-established FDOT contacts within respective geography.
  • Has identified and captured a variety of FDOT highway project solicitations.
  • Has experience in complex interchange and/or alternative intersection design.
  • Has capability to oversee and review work performed within Bentely OpenRoads Designer.
  • Has managed and led a high performing highway team.




Please note: no agency representation or submissions will be recognized for this vacancy. Candidates should apply directly to this role to be considered. It is the responsibility of all third-party recruiting and employment agencies to know and adhere to our recruiting policy.

The Team

From managed toll lanes and long-range corridor plans, to complex segmental bridges, our teams are providing the highest quality infrastructure and facility solutions. Each day, we partner with transportation agencies and local governments across the country to keep our communities moving. By joining our team, you too can lead the evolution of transportation.

The Company

Employee-owned, RS&H is one of the nation’s leading architecture, engineering, and consulting firms whose associates work hard every day to create a more connected future where everyone can thrive. We offer an exceptional journey from start to future. Our integrated teams translate experience into insight, turn challenges into opportunities, and build relationships that are as strong as the buildings and infrastructure we deliver together. We attribute our success to an unwavering commitment to our core values of: integrity, caring, forward-thinking, creativity, inclusivity, and ownership.


An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.


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