Role Description:

The Senior Project Engineer reviews concepts and develops preliminary and schematic designs for complex transportation design projects. This is the first level of autonomy in design and supervisory accountabilities, whereby the Senior Project Engineer acts as a Team Leader on one or more projects, as assigned by the Section Manager, to complete the design through the proper planning and resource allocation. The Senior Project Engineer ensures that the design of transportation systems meets the requirements of the Client, local authorities and engineering standards and codes of practice.

The Senior Project Engineer plans detailed design activities for the team, elaborates conditions for contracts, validates letters, attends external meetings and performs a site office backup. He/ She also ensures optimal detailed designs (minimum construction, operation maintenance and design costs) that are within budget and conform to contract requirements.

The senior project engineer shall be literate in CAD and CIVIL 3D latest versions and shall have the following skills:

  • Preparation of scope of works and design criteria
  • Steer and guide a team of 4 to 5 engineers and monitor their work and timely delivery
  • Adopt QA/QC checking procedures as per company policy to ensure sound and coordinated design both internally and across other disciplines
  • Have full proficiency and experience in developing training sessions for the junior team members to get the required level of knowledge and experience in the following
    • Design of Roads (plans and profiles),
    • Design of Junctions (Roundabouts, priority junctions, signalized junctions,) both horizontally and vertically
    • Development of site grading,
    • preparation of road cross sections,
    • Generating earthwork quantities,
    • Preparation of pavement design and pavement design reports,
    • Preparation of concept and detailed design of interchanges
  • Preparation of power point presentations
  • Preparation of progress reports
  • Sound communication and writing skills
  • Sound knowledge in preparing technical reports

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Minimum of 15-17 years of experience

Qualification – Master’s mandatory.

Understanding of engineering standards, codes of practice and local authorities’ guideline.

International Project Exposures