Cordoba Corporation

Senior Civil Engineer - Transportation

Job Locations US-Los Angeles
Professional Engineer
Position Type
Regular Part-Time
USD $185,000.00/Yr.
USD $225,000.00/Yr.


Senior Civil Engineer - Transportation


Responsible for managing the planning and design stages of civil engineering projects. Work includes all technical aspects of projects under project managers’ direction, including preparation of project estimates, budgets, and schedules and allocation of resources. Apply advanced or state-of-the-art knowledge and experience to resolve crucial issues and unique conditions. Perform independent evaluations by selecting and applying standard engineering techniques, provide procedures and criteria for jobs assigned, and use judgment in making adaptations and modifications. Also, perform responsible and varied engineering assignments requiring a general familiarity with a broad field of engineering and knowledge of reciprocal effects of the work upon other disciplines. Independently perform all the tasks necessary to complete primary design elements for engineering works. Solve problems by combining standard procedures, modification of standard procedures, or methods developed in previous assignments. Perform work that may include various complex features such as conflicting design requirements, unsuitability of conventional materials, and difficult coordination requirements.


  • Manage and work with other engineers, drafters, and designers to prepare the required design, specifications, and details for assigned projects, considering efficient and economical production and installation of engineered work and budget limitation of each design element.
  • Verify employees' work for accuracy, proper work methods and techniques, compliance with applicable standards and specifications, and completeness of design.
  • Perform advanced professional engineering in connection with public works projects.
  • Plan, schedule, and coordinate work on major or complex engineering projects.
  • Prepare and oversee the preparation of engineering plans, specifications, and costs for the construction of streets, storm drains, parks, signals, buildings, and other capital improvement projects.
  • Prepare and oversee the preparation of engineering reports.
  • Review a variety of construction plans, maps, reports, applications, and various agreements.
  • Determine design procedures and interpret the application of design criteria.
  • Check plans and specifications for accuracy.
  • Prepare preliminary and final project cost estimates.
  • Review and approve payments for subconsultants, vendors, and contractors.
  • Review plans and make recommendations regarding design, constructability, maintenance, and traffic-related issues.
  • May assist in field engineering and inspection.
  • Independently perform assignments with instructions as to the general results expected.
  • Maintain documentation records of generated design deliverables.
  • Maintain a positive working relationship with all levels of the organization.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.



Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering.
  • CA Licensed P.E.
  • 10+ years’ experience performing professional engineering work.
  • Experience interfacing with clients as a technical lead.
  • Valid driver’s license.

Required Knowledge:

  • Microsoft software such as Excel, Word, Outlook, Project, PowerPoint, and SharePoint.
  • Autodesk software such as AutoCAD, Civil3D, Revit, and InfraWorks.
  • Bentley software such as MicroStation, OpenRoads, and ProjectWise.
  • Bluebeam Revu and Studio Sessions.
  • Principles of supervision, training, and performance evaluation.
  • Principles and practices of civil engineering and its application to public works and construction.
  • Planning and analysis of engineering systems needed for the use of land, including streets, highways, sewage, water facilities, storm drains, grading, land use, and utilities.
  • Civil engineering applied to estimates, studies, technical reports, design, plans, specifications, and professional recommendations for a variety of engineering activities.
  • Construction including survey, inspection, and public works contract administration procedures, and engineering materials and methods.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Engineering.
  • Involvement in industry associations.

Salary Range: $185,000 to $225,000 per year.

Location: Los Angeles, CA - Three times a week in the office.

Our Company

Cordoba Corporation is a nationally recognized civil engineering, construction management, program management, and planning firm. We specialize in education and facilities, transportation, and water and energy. In collaboration with our clients, Cordoba has facilitated the development of several complex and highly visible infrastructure projects throughout California.
Our efforts have resulted in national recognition from Engineering News-Record as a “top 100 construction management firm” and a “top 50 program management firm”. We are proud to share that ENR has also recently recognized Cordoba in 2018 as a “top 100 design firm” in California.  
Cordoba's business model has been commended for its efficiency, encouraging work dynamic, and its multifaceted approach toward projects. Many of our professionals have received praise in the media as leaders in their fields of expertise.
We have established a statewide presence throughout California. Headquartered in Los Angeles, we also have offices located in San Francisco, Sacramento, San Ramon, Chatsworth, Santa Ana, and San Diego.
Cordoba Corporation provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetics.
Cordoba Corporation expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status.
If you need special assistance or accommodation, please contact Cordoba Corporations HR Department at: (213)895-0224.


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