DLZ Corporation

  • Transportation Engineer

    Job Locations US-MI-Lansing | US-MI-Detroit
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  • About DLZ

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    DLZ Corporation recognizes the importance of serving the transportation industry’s needs.  DLZ performs traffic engineering services in a broad range of areas from large cities to small towns and has thorough knowledge of relevant Department of Transportation policies, programs, procedures, and standards.  Our scope of work involves all phases of traffic engineering.  We know the strength and growth of the nation’s economy is closely linked to the strength of our roads, highways and bridges. 


    DLZ Corporation is an award-winning, full-service organization, which has provided complete project management, surveying, construction administration, engineering and architectural design services for nearly 100 years. In 2016, DLZ was named Design Firm of the Year by Engineering News-Record (ENR) Midwest.  In addition, DLZ is consistently ranked as one of ENR's Top 150 U.S. Design Firms, a Top 100 Pure Design Firm, Top 50 Program Management Firm, Top 100 Construction Management for Fee Firm; and a Top 50 Trenchless Design Technology Firm. DLZ has also been recognized by Roads & Bridges magazine as a Top "Go-To" Design Firm for road and highway, storm water, and mass transit design.

    Job Description

    DLZ Corporation currently has a Transportation Engineer opening in our Lansing or Detroit Michigan office.

    • Perform transportation engineering assignments including; road design, roundabout design, traffic signal design, and signing design.
    • Prepare construction cost estimates.
    • Perform project management duties including client communication, scheduling resources, leading project teams, establishing and monitoring budgets/schedules.
    • Prepare proposals; establish proposed scope of work, estimated hours/fees, and schedules.
    • Participate in technical development/mentoring of junior staff.
    • Participate in client and public meetings.
    • Perform construction phase activities including bid evaluations and review of Contractor's shop drawing submittals.
    • Perform all work in a safe and responsible manner, in accordance with the Health and Safety Plan.
    • Perform other duties as assigned.


    • Bachelors Degree in Civil Engineering.
    • 5 - 15 years’ transportation experience.
    • Professional Engineer (PE) Registration in the state of Michigan.
    • Requires experience performing road design for DOT and/or local clients.
    • MicroStation experience is required, AutoCad experience is a plus.
    • GeoPack and Civil 3D experience preferred.
    • Strong interpersonal and written communications skills.
    • Ability to visit and safely traverse construction and project sites and complying with all applicable safety codes and requirements.


    At DLZ we offer an excellent benefit package including health, dental, vision and life insurance, medical and dependent care flexible spending accounts, health savings account, and 401(k) with an Employee Stock Ownership Program. We also offer an innovative wellness program including gym reimbursement!


    DLZ is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. DLZ fully supports and maintains compliance with all state, federal, and local regulations. All qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other category protected by federal, state, and local laws.


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