Be a part of the team that keeps Kent County Moving! KCRC's Engineering Division is looking for an experienced Project Engineer to lead upcoming projects of new public street design and construction.
As a Project Engineer, you will manage the development of new public streets from start to finish; not only planning, surveying and designing with the engineering team, but also overseeing construction on site. We are looking for someone who has a strong passion for transportation infrastructure and has experience with road, bridge or public works projects and materials testing. The ideal candidate for this position will be able to apply Civil Engineering practices, make independent decisions and have strong interpersonal, verbal and communication skills.
Review all developments for preliminary approval
Prepare files, determine preliminary plat fees, and notify developers of these costs
Prepare preliminary plat review for Kent County Road Commission Board
Review all construction drawings and provide engineering firms plan corrections or approvals
Visually Inspect proposed developments for proper geometrics
Retrieve requested information for various engineering and survey firms (i.e. as built plans, USGS datum, bench elevations, and any other information from our files) and transfer the information to them
Set up projects for survey crews with the necessary alignment and USGS datum to conduct a complete survey for the Project Engineers in the Division.
Ensure Nuclear Regulation compliance by conducting necessary training for all persons using the Troxler nuclear density gauges, checking density gauges, distributing radiation exposure badges monthly and maintaining records of exposure for individuals operating the gauges.
Review proposed street names and communicate with developers, engineers and property owners on approval or denial
Education and Experience Requirements:
A Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering, four years of design, construction project management and materials testing experience, and registration as a Professional Engineer (PE) are required.
About Kent County Road Commission
KCRC works to keep Kent County moving with a network of reliable, safe and convenient roads and bridges. We construct, maintain and preserve this network while collaborating with our townships and responding to the public’s needs. Our commitment to excellence is driven by our desire to employ best practices and efficient response times. Our experienced team takes pride in their work because– just like those we serve – our families drive these roads, too.
Founded in 1911, KCRC maintains nearly 2,000 miles of roads and over 170 bridges within the County of Kent, exclusive of those roadways and bridges that fall under the jurisdiction of the State of Michigan, cities and villages. The Road Commission also provides routine maintenance services, including snow and ice removal, for over 430 miles of state trunklines under a multi-year contract with the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT).