Intermediate Transportation Engineer

Job Description

We are seeking an intermediate urban transportation engineer with skills in design and project management who is looking for an opportunity to expand their experience and responsibility through exposure to a wide variety of transportation projects. You will be responsible for managing, designing, and delivering urban transportation projects through pursuit, planning, design, and construction phases. Projects may include active transportation, roadway renewal, streetscape, and complex transportation projects. You are passionate about place and place-making – to the point where you have had an active role in creating spaces that are impactful for everyone to participate in. You’re a detail-oriented person with hands-on experience, who is keen on bringing your skill set to a successful team.

Key Responsibilities

Applied knowledge of published standards and guidelines from national, provincial,

  • Prepare designs, design drawings, contract documents, engineering specifications, and cost estimates for integrated municipal roadway, transit facilities, and active transportation projects.
  • Coordinate and facilitate construction activities, QA/QC testing and reporting, construction layout, quantity tracking, contractor management, regulatory compliance, and as-built information.
  • Prepare correspondence, proposals, engineering reports, specifications, and meeting minutes.
  • Assist and lead the development and management of budgets and schedules.
  • Work collaboratively with a multi-disciplinary team including transportation/traffic engineers, planners, designers, and landscape architects.
  • Provide technical guidance and mentoring for junior staff.
  • Liaise with clients, project team members, other stakeholders, and the public regarding projects.
  • Communicate and work in an integrated team environment to ensure project schedules, budgets, technical standards, and quality control standards are achieved and maintained.

Requirements and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil or Transportation Engineering.
  • Minimum of 4 years of relevant experience in transportation engineering.
  • Must be registered or eligible to register as a Professional Engineer (P.Eng.) with APEGA.
  • Experience with all aspects of roadway design and construction (alignments, geometrics, staging, utilities, roadside safety, quantity calculations, contract documents and constructability).
  • Excellent technical, analytical, interpersonal, and written/verbal communication skills.
  • A commitment to achieving deadlines, excellence, and high-quality work with a strong attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Strong organizational skills to balance the delivery of multiple projects.
  • Strong working knowledge of AutoCAD, Microsoft 365, and Civil 3D (asset).
  • Applied knowledge of published standards and guidelines from national, provincial, and municipal governments and associations.

Job Details


  • Paid overtime and bonus structure
  • Competitive annual vacation package and employee flex time
  • Professional Development with sustained support for continuing education and career development is available and encouraged for all team members. This program includes professional leave days for training purposes.
  • Comprehensive extended benefits package that includes vision exams, dental, life insurance, a health care spending account and access to an Employee and Family Assistance Program
  • Free onsite parking and gym facilities.
  • Corporate cell phone plan
  • A supportive and inclusive work environment with extra-curricular activities, an active social committee, company and professional events, and a wellness program.


This position is based out of our Edmonton, Alberta office.

Working Conditions

  • Permanent, Full lime. 40 hours per week.
  • Our team works primarily full-time from our office. However, we prioritize employee satisfaction and work-life balance. When possible, we can offer remote working options and flexible hours. These options are subject to workload, departmental needs, and their impact on the team.
  • Occasional travel and overtime, including weekends, may be required.
  • Background checks and other assessments are conditions of employment.

About Al-Terra

Al-Terra is an Alberta-based engineering, landscape architecture, and geomatics firm that specializes in getting people where they need to go, and creating places where they want to be. Our 100+ staff provide comprehensive engineering and consulting services to a diverse range of clients including municipalities, government agencies and private developers. Since 1976, we have provided highly trained, engaged staff who act as trusted partners in our clients’ projects while cultivating strong relationships with the people and communities we serve.

Our Core Values

We are a company driven by core values. We are proud to embody these values with our colleagues, clients, and partners.

  • We build on what has made us great.
  • We cultivate exceptional professionals.
  • We are authentic, we are intentional, we are fun.
  • We provide superior service to build clients for life.
  • We are compassionate citizens of our community.

How to Apply

Email your resume and cover letter to

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Only applicants eligible to work in Canada will be considered.