Senior Project Engineer (Surface Transportation)


Senior Project Engineer


Surface Transportation



Job Type


Job Description

R&M CONSULTANTS, INC. is a well-established, employee-owned Alaskan professional services firm. Since 1969, R&M has participated in some of Alaska’s most significant and technically challenging projects. Recent and ongoing work includes the Dalton Highway MP 18-37 Reconstruction, Airport Way West Improvements (Fairbanks), Sterling Highway MP 45-60 Reconstruction Phase 1B, Fairview Loop Road Rehabilitation (Wasilla), State Street Pavement Rehabilitation (Skagway), Water Street Trestle No. 1 Replacement (Ketchikan), Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue Extension (Anchorage), and Seward Highway and Alyeska Highway Intersection Improvements.

R&M is currently seeking a team-oriented senior project engineer to support expansion of our Surface Transportation Group. The successful applicant will be expected to work in the office.

As a member of the R&M team, the senior project engineer will be responsible for oversight of design work on a project-by-project basis. This position requires the application of theories, principles and practices of highway engineering. Projects involve preparing studies, plans, specifications and estimates for the design of highways, streets and other related facilities.

The successful applicant for this position will manage the productivity of technical staff, which includes training employees, making work assignments, and ensuring projects are completed on time and within budget. Duties include supervising project engineers, staff engineers and interns, and coordinating project deliverables with R&M’s Geomatics, Earth Sciences, Planning and Construction Services Departments to meet client schedules. This position involves participation in marketing, recruiting, and project, client and public meetings.

The successful applicant will be expected to represent R&M and actively participate in professional organizations and community activities.

The senior project engineer will report to the Surface Transportation Group Manager.

Minimum Qualifications

Requires a B.S. in Civil Engineering and 15+ years of experience in civil design work, with emphasis in highway and street design. Other desirable qualifications include experience in traffic engineering, developing utility agreements and hydrology. Proficiency with AutoCAD Civil 3D desired, as well as basic skills in Microsoft Project, Word and Excel. All candidates should have good interpersonal abilities for working in a dynamic team environment and strong written and verbal communication skills. Alaskan P.E. required or ability to obtain by reciprocity.

The ideal candidate will have experience on projects for the Municipality of Anchorage Project Management & Engineering Department and/or the Alaska Department of Transportation & Public Facilities.

As an employer with more than 100 employees, R&M is complying with 29 CFR Parts 1910, 1915, 1917, 1918, 1926 and 1928 – Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) COVID-19 Vaccination and Testing: Emergency Temporary Standard. R&M employees are required to submit proof of vaccination or comply with weekly COVID-19 testing and in-office masking requirements.

Please submit R&M Employment Application, EEO Form (optional), Cover Letter, and Resume to:

Eileen Henrikson
R&M Consultants, Inc.
9101 Vanguard Drive
Anchorage, Alaska 99507