Civil Engineer

  • Federal Highway Administration (Highway)
  • Columbus, OH 43215, USA
  • Jun 05, 2024
Full time Civil Engineer Engineering

Job Description

As a Transportation Engineer in the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) Ohio Federal-aid division office you will be responsible for providing advice and guidance on Federal laws, regulations, and FHWA policies applicable to Federal-aid highway projects within the State DOT project development process, in meetings, telephone contacts, public hearings, field reviews, and visits with State DOT officials and other Federal, State, and local agencies. You will conduct project reviews including a review of required project actions for appropriate application of design standards and criteria, conformance with policy and regulations, eligibility for Federal participation, traffic safety features, reasonableness of cost estimates, fulfillment of requirements from the transportation planning and contract provisions. You will authorize project agreements which may include reviewing the adequacy of proposed rights-of-way clearances, NEPA, construction plans, agreements for utility and railroad work, consultant agreements.  You will participate in and contribute to Division program management activities including development of stewardship and oversight plans, conducting risk assessments, development of strategic operations and business plans.


The ideal candidate for this position is an engineer with experience monitoring Federally funded highway programs or delivering highway projects from initial scoping through construction support and maintenance and experience conveying ideas and concepts to persuade others in meetings, discussions, and in writing.

Your resume must contain sufficiently detailed information describing your work experience applicable to this position’s primary duties and responsibilities for us to make a qualification determination. Also, ensure that your resume contains specific information such as position titles, beginning and ending dates of employment for each position, average number of hours worked per week, and if the position is/was in the Federal government, you should provide the position series and grade level.