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Note: this page will be updated on the 1st and 15th of every month. Listings will stay posted for one month in alphabetical order according to the company. To post a job listing, please email Alexis Williams.

Burns Engineering - Sr. Electrical Engineer

We are currently seeking a Senior Electrical Engineer for our Aviation Group. 
The Sr. Electrical Engineer makes independent decisions on engineering problems and methods. Requires the use of advanced techniques and the modification and extension of theories and practices of the field. Provides supervision n and guidance related largely to overall objectives, critical issues, new concepts and policy matters. Develops solutions for larger and highly complex engineering projects. Supervises coordinates and reviews of the work of Assistant Engineers, Associate Engineers and Engineers. Continues to develop technical expertise in discipline and may begin to specialize in niche technical areas. The Senior Engineer will spend the majority of their time developing technical expertise and supporting others. Must dispense knowledge to staff through mentoring or internal presentations. Provides the production of projects on-time, in budget with high technical quality and client satisfaction.



Burns Engineering - Sr. Mechanical Engineer

We are currently seeking a Senior Mechanical Engineer for our  Railroad Transit team
Railroad and Transit Team.
Burns provides design and construction solutions to help maintain, improve, and expand the nation’s railroad and transit infrastructure. We have designed and supported the implementation of critical programs all across the country and support the renewed emphasis on a public transit-oriented lifestyle. Burns’ Railroad and Transit team’s offers a full range of engineering design services for station, administrative, maintenance, shop, crew/personnel, substation, and special purpose facilities as well as rail bridges, catenary structures, and associated infrastructure construction. Our strong experience in facility and structures maintenance and management, including historic restoration, allows us to offer our clients customized, cost-effective solutions to help build resilient and sustainable infrastructure.


DVRPC - Project Implementation Engineer

Job Description
This is a technical / professional position providing direct assistance to local government and non-profit agencies in implementing various nontraditional, federally funded transportation projects in the Delaware Valley region.
The incumbent will coordinate and facilitate the implementation process (beginning at project concept through construction) of numerous projects that are sponsored by a local government, other public agency, or by a private non-profit organization, in addition to program management work. The types of projects include: bicycle facility construction (both on and off roadway); reconstruction/restoration of historic transportation buildings; provision of pedestrian facilities through sidewalk and ADA ramp improvements; and other such projects eligible under federal funding programs. The federal funding sources are generally Transportation Alternatives Set-Aside (TA Set-aside), Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality (CMAQ) and Surface Transportation Program (STP/STU).
PennDOT has asked DVRPC to coordinate and facilitate the implementation of these non-traditional projects, in which the project sponsor is responsible for hiring and managing professional engineers/architects to develop the plans, specifications, and estimates for the project and for submitting these through PennDOT for approval.
The incumbent will coordinate and facilitate this work with the project sponsor in the same manner as PennDOT’s managers for the pre-construction phases of the project. PennDOT will let the construction contracts and the sponsor will provide for construction inspection. The work of the incumbent will be performed in accordance with overall DVRPC policies, federal and state requirements, and professional standards. Work will be reviewed by senior level managers through regular project status meetings.

  • Coordinate meetings and field views with project sponsor, PennDOT and affected municipalities and counties.
  • Assist the project sponsor in the process of getting a consultant under contract, including providing guidance on the preparation of the request for qualifications (RFQ), how to advertise and solicit responses, and the requirements of the state/federal consultant selection process.
  • Assist the project sponsor in the reviews of consultants’ responses to the RFP, including the scope and cost proposals, project schedule, and list of deliverables.
  • Oversee the project’s environmental review process and the development of environmental documents.
  • Pursue, with the project sponsor and the consultant, the timely delivery of final plans, specifications and estimates to PennDOT.
  • Write letters, meeting minutes and give status reports to technical committees.
  • Perform related work as required.


  • Knowledge of basic engineering principles.
  • Knowledge of how transportation projects are implemented preferred.
  • Experience related to project development and management preferred.
  • Knowledge of the applicable state and federal standards preferred.
  • Knowledge of MS Office Suite.
  • Strong oral, writing, organization, and presentation skills to ensure efficient project delivery.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with public and private agency officials, consultants, the general public, and other DVRPC staff.
  • Ability to travel and attend meetings at various locations throughout the DVRPC region approximately 25% of the time.
  • Experience & Training
To classify as a level TE I, a minimum of one year of professional experience in Civil or Transportation Engineering or Project Management including demonstrated skills in design, construction management/inspection, or a related field, and a Bachelor's degree with major course work in Civil Engineering or a related field. A Master's degree in Civil Engineering or related field may be substituted for one year of experience.
Please forward all resumes with cover letters to jcosciajr@dvrpc.org


Jacobs - Transportation Project Manager (Traffic/ITS/Planning) - (BI 0005N9)

The Buildings & Infrastructure Line of Business is a global network of employees, which serves both the private and public sector.   Our employees work to shape the communities we live in by creating world-class projects that transform the future development patterns of those communities.  We provide our clients award-winning planning, engineering, architectural and interior design, construction and program management, and design-build project delivery.    The Jacobs business model allows us to successfully service our clients, leverage our integrated services, and provide our employees with growth opportunities while delivering global solutions to our client’s local programs.

We consistently receive high rankings from Engineering News-Record (ENR) in many classifications, including the categories of Top Design Firms, Top Contractors, Top Green Buildings Design Firms, and Top Transportation Companies.
The Transportation Project Manager will lead a team through the coordination and development activities for Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS), traffic signal systems, transportation planning, and emerging transportation technology projects.  The Transportation Project Manager will be responsible for managing other staff, maintaining client relationships, and coordinating and developing activities through the development of plans and specifications.  All work will be done under the supervision of a Department Manager.  As Transportation Project Manager, you’ll have the opportunity to work on exciting transportation projects.  If you’re a self-starter who has a passion for delivering a quality product for clients and enjoys tackling emerging technology, then join our team and help us meet the challenges facing our clients.  
Job responsibilities may include:  
  • Responsible for the quality of work performed, client service, contract management, billing collection, and project profitability for transportation projects.
  • Plans, directs, and coordinates the activities of transportation projects to ensure the goals and objectives of these projects are accomplished within the prescribed time frame and funding parameters. 
  • Establishes work plan, fee estimate and multi-disciplinary staffing for each phase of the project, and works with department managers regarding assignment of project personnel.
  • Subconsultant management.
  • Lead project meetings, set agendas, document meeting notes.
  • Lead the development of transportation planning, systems engineering and ITS design documents for transportation related projects.
  • Serve as a liaison between clients and agencies, subcontractors, and design teams.
  • May supervise the work of less experienced engineers, planners and/or technical support personnel assigned to the project.
  • Implement and follow our internal quality control procedures for your projects.
  • Maintain positive relationships with current and past clients as assigned.
  • Assist in the development and execution of local marketing and business development.
  • Travel for project related tasks.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, City Planning or a related discipline is required; Master’s degree is preferred.
  • Registration as a PE or AICP is required.
  • At least 10 years of progressive technical background in at least one of the following areas: traffic planning/engineering, ITS planning/engineering, transportation planning, as well as familiarity with AASHTO and FHWA standards is required.
  • A minimum of 4 years demonstrated experience in task or project management.
  • Ability to work well with others and collaborate in a dynamic work environment is required.
  • Demonstrated strong written and oral communication skills is required.
  • Ability to travel to project sites is required.
  • Valid driver’s license is required.
  • Active engagement in professional organizations is required.
  • Proposal preparation experience is preferred.
  • Experience with DelDOT and PennDOT standards preferred.
Other Essential Functions:
Position is primarily based in an office environment.  Some domestic work-related travel, outdoor field integration and oversight will be required.  Candidate should be eager to learn, willing to take on new tasks, interact with clients, and grow professionally with Jacobs
At Jacobs, we help prepare people for new opportunities and challenges. With positions at every level, openings in multiple disciplines, expertise in a range of markets and offices around the globe, we create an environment where you can learn, grow, and thrive. From our competitive benefits program to our Health and Safety initiative of Beyond Zero workplace injuries, we believe that you'll find a flourishing career here at Jacobs.
Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Jacobs is a background screening, drug-free workplace.

Visit Jacob's Careers website http://www.jacobs.com/careers at for additional information and link to submit your resume.



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