Senior Transportation Engineer

T.Y. Lin International San Diego , CA 92140

Posted 3 months ago


At T.Y. Lin International, we are always connecting with top talent - for current and future opportunities. It is our aim to continuously build a strong candidate pipeline across all of our businesses. Upon submitting your interest to this hiring profile, our Talent Attraction team will review your credentials and areas of expertise. Should there be a current or prospective opportunity that is commensurate with your career experience, we will contact you for an exploratory discussion. We appreciate your consideration of T.Y. Lin International as an employer of choice. Job descriptions are subject to change at any time and may be routinely updated. The job description is intended to provide a general understanding of the nature and scope of the position. The employee may be called upon to perform duties not specifically included below.

T.Y. Lin International (TYLI) is a full-service, professional engineering firm focused on the planning, design, and construction of infrastructure solutions for public and private clients worldwide. The firm is an internationally recognized pioneer in solving the most difficult engineering challenges. Headquartered in San Francisco, California for over 65 years, TYLI has more than 3,200 professionals throughout the Americas, Asia, and Europe. TYLI is a member of Dar Group, a global, privately-owned professional services group, and its industry-leading family of Global Infrastructure companies.

T.Y. Lin International's San Diego office is seeking a Senior Project Manager/seller-doer with expertise in transportation and infrastructure project development and delivery. This position will cover a workload of diverse projects, likely ranging from bike paths to rail/transit to aviation. The duties include planning and directing the execution of projects, mentoring Assistant Project Managers and Project Engineers, performing business development activities, serving as Pursuit Manager and Client Manager, and preparing marketing proposals and presentations.


  • Project management and client management on transportation or transportation-related projects.

  • Develop production work plans, schedules and budgets.

  • Single point of contact of all client communications.

  • Work with other 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 and standards are being used on projects.

  • Work with project teams in supervising/mentoring technical staff and assistant project managers.

  • 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 business development, identify leads, attend client marketing meetings and industry events.

  • Serve as pursuit manager and lead author for marketing proposals and presentations

  • Lead or assist with contract negotiations.


  • Requires a Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering with emphasis in roadway design.

  • Must have a California P.E. license and a minimum of 6+years of relevant engineering and management experience in transportation related design projects.

  • Candidate must demonstrate effective team leadership and project management experience, as well as the ability to prepare comprehensive engineering reports.

  • Existing relationships with San Diego area transportation clients preferred, as well as knowledge of their policies and procedures.

  • Must have excellent oral and written communications skills.

  • Client focused, always striving to give clients the best solutions.

  • Strong commitment to innovation by creating new and better ways to solve clients' toughest challenges.

  • High levels of integrity, always doing the right thing in an ethical, fair, and sustainable way.

  • Demonstrated experience of collaboration in a diverse and inclusive team, working together toward technical excellence.

T.Y. Lin International is an equal opportunity employer and we prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type as protected by federal, state, or local laws. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

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Senior Transportation Engineer

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