T.Y. Lin International

  • Lead Civil Engineer

    Job Locations US-CA-Los Angeles
    Posted Date 11 months ago(6/27/2018 2:08 PM)
    Req No.
    Civil Engineering
  • Overview

    T.Y. Lin International is seeking a Lead Civil Engineer to lead transportation design projects and supervise and mentor mid-level and junior engineers. The candidate will serve as the lead engineer on a variety of transportation infrastructure projects, potentially including aviation, roadway/highway, active transportation, and rail/transit. The engineering duties are comprehensive, and include planning and scheduling of engineering work, stakeholder management, overseeing the performance of advanced design, quality control reviews, directing and planning the work of staff, and being responsible for the delivery of contract plans, specifications and bid estimates.


    • Client support and coordination on transportation-related projects.
    • Manage projects or task orders with clients such as LAWA, Metro, Caltrans, California High Speed Rail Authority, OCTA, RCTC, SBCTA, and local agencies. Lead projects to successful completion in terms of client satisfaction, technical accuracy and quality, profitability, etc.
    • Develop production work plans, schedules and budgets.
    • Work with project managers and unit manager to establish contract budgets and scopes of work.
    • Lead roadway project team in analysis and design. Oversee performance of complex design.
    • Ensure proper codes, regulations and standards are being used on projects.
    • Complete quality control reviews of reports, plans, specifications, and other deliverables.
    • Supervise, coordinate and review the work of other engineers and designers.
    • Provide the design staff with guidance and assistance on projects.
    • Responsible for the successful completion of projects under his/her direction.
    • Perform a significant role in marketing of roadway and highway design services.
    • Support the Project Manager by performing the following:
      • Attend Project Development Team meetings.
      • Coordinate work with other discipline leaders.
      • Work on all aspects of transportation design, including roadway alignments, profile grades, geometrics, drainage facilities, construction details, construction staging, utility plans and any other component of preliminary engineering studies or PS&E.
      • Calculate quantities and prepare engineering estimates.
      • Prepare technical reports, letters, and memos for development of transportation projects.
      • Perform preliminary field investigations and existing date research to be used in preparation of a working project base file with topography, mapping, and utilities.
      • Prepare alternative design options and document findings.
      • Assure that all PS&E are in accordance with company production and design standards.
      • Other assignments as needed


    Requires BSCE degree with emphasis in roadway design, a California P.E. license, and 12+ years of civil design experience. Aviation design experience is a plus (airside and/or landside). Successful experience managing transportation design projects and design teams. Requires advanced knowledge of transportation design and analysis software. Ability to prepare comprehensive engineering reports. Experience with key agencies like LAWA, City of Los Angeles and Caltrans is required.


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