Dibble Engineering
  • Phoenix, AZ, USA
  • Regular Full Time

PROJECT ENGINEER (Transportation) - Phoenix, AZ

Dibble employs the industry's finest engineers, designers, and planners, providing expertise and valued resources for municipalities, private clients, federal, state, and local agencies. Dibble is looking for a skillful and highly motivated Project Engineer to join our Transportation Team. This is an opportunity for you to join our fine group of respected professionals.


This role of Project Engineer is responsible for preparation of detailed design drawings and contract documents for transportation infrastructure projects involving urban highways, rural roadways, and city streets. This role includes providing preliminary engineering and final design for projects, which requires experience with roadway geometrics, profile design, three-dimensional modeling, grading design, traffic control, and signing and marking. Experience in roadway drainage design, including pavement drainage, storm drain systems, retention basins, and culvert design is a plus.


  • Independently perform detailed roadway design and roadway drainage design.
  • Coordinate with various disciplines of roadway projects, including survey, drainage, utility, and traffic.
  • Prepare construction plans, technical specifications, technical studies, and reports.
  • Prepare quantity take-offs and/or calculations and construction cost estimates.
  • Direct CAD designers and less skilled staff in the preparation and production of construction plans.
  • Provide quality reviews of own work and work by designers in accordance with Company's quality control program and processes.
  • Attend and participate in client meetings.
  • Assist in developing marketing statement of qualification proposals.
  • Assist in construction administration of projects, including reviewing and responding to contractor material submittals, RFI's, and change order requests.



The ideal candidate will enjoy working in a team-oriented environment and have a strong commitment to the Values of Dibble. This person will have the ability to participate in complex and high-profile projects, work on multiple projects without sacrificing quality, make sound decisions for the benefit of the project and the Company, and be able to consistently meet project deadlines while always maintaining a high level of quality.

  • Demonstrate a strong knowledge in roadway design and roadway drainage design.
  • Demonstrate strong technical knowledge of transportation engineering principles.
  • Demonstrate competence in the use and application of AutoCAD Civil 3D, Microstation, Inroads, and/or Connect/OpenRoads. Including but not limited to: horizontal and vertical control/geometry, incorporation and interpretation of survey data, roadway modeling, retention basin modeling, staking diagrams, cross sections, and earthwork calculations.
  • Ability to mentor and train CAD Designers and Engineers-in-Training.
  • Strong technical writing skills, and ability to convey engineering decisions and concepts to non-technical and technically based audiences.
  • Ability to work within a variety of team environments, including varying team sizes and personnel.
  • Prioritize and meet multiple deadlines.

Education and Experience:

  • Must have a bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering, from an accredited college.
  • Must be registered as a Professional Engineer (PE) in Arizona OR be able to obtain an Arizona PE license within 6 months of employment.
  • Approximately 5-10 years of engineering experience.
  • Experience working in AutoCAD Civil 3D, Microstation, InRoads, Connect/OpenRoads preferred.
  • Experience working in ArcGIS preferred.
  • Experience with Public Works projects preferred.

LOCATION: This opportunity is in our Phoenix office location

COMPENSATION: Commensurate with experience. The final agreed upon compensation is based on the successful candidate's individual education, qualifications, and experience.


Founded in 1962, we provide a full range of civil engineering services to public and private sector clients across Arizona, Colorado, and the Southwestern United States. Our broad market expertise offers the ability to deliver complete engineering solutions from concept to closeout. Our business is built on honesty, ethics, accountability, quality, and service.

Our people-focused culture is important, and we consider our employees to be our greatest asset. This culture is why we have so many long-term employees that have been with our firm between 15 and 35 years. Our employees enjoy an industry-leading benefits program, the ability to balance their home and work life, opportunities for growth and development, company activities, and various opportunities to give back through community service.


If you feel that you would be right for this position, please fill out our initial 3-minute, mobile-friendly application. We look forward to meeting you!

Dibble is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.


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