Transportation Project Engineer

Corporate Office: Rhode Island / full-time / CIV-22-00009

Are you ready to take on high-profile projects in the Civil/Transportation Engineering field? Our Lincoln, Rhode Island office has an immediate opening for a Transportation Project Engineer to join our team working on a variety of exciting projects and providing a great opportunity for your career growth.

The ideal candidate must be a driven, enthusiastic, organized, detail-oriented engineer ready to move to the next stage of their career. The Transportation Project Engineer will play a key role in servicing our growing client base across New England by providing a key role in the technical design and development of projects while overseeing and mentoring younger staff. Collaboration within and between multiple disciplines within the company is required.

Main Responsibilities

  • Provide technical assistance and manage technical aspects on multiple and a variety of transportation and transportation related projects
  • Perform detailed engineering tasks, such as the design, review/preparation of contract documents, development of construction cost estimates and specifications
  • Provide responsive client service and strong communication, both internally and externally
  • Work as part of our overall design team, providing technical support to all our offices
  • Travel within New England, as needed

Skills and Abilities Required

  • A background in transportation/civil engineering
  • Knowledge and experience working with AutoCAD 3D, AASHTO and RIDOT design policy guidelines and requirements
  • Knowledge and experience working with RIDEM and CRMC permitting requirements
  • Knowledge and experience with hydrologic and hydraulic analysis for site development and roadway corridors
  • An understanding of roadway and infrastructure construction practices
  • Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills
  • The ability to manage and prioritize multiple assignments
  • The ability to mentor and train younger staff

You will have the opportunity to

  • Bring your career to the next level
  • Contribute to project decisions regarding technical approach, cost, and meeting project milestone schedules
  • Work and interact with your team to solve problems and complete projects on time and on budget
  • Gain hands-on training to become a successful project manager

Education and Experience

  • Must have 5 to 10 years of engineering related experience (transportation/civil design)
  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or related field
  • PE is preferred


  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Plans with generous company contributions
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Company Paid Life Insurance
  • Professional Development
  • Paid Time Off
  • 401K
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) -100% Employee-Owned Firm

About the Organization

BETA Group, Inc., a multi-office engineering, landscape architecture, and planning firm, was established in 1982 and has grown to become a regional leader in the fields of transportation/traffic engineering and planning, civil/site engineering, structural engineering, water/wastewater engineering, landscape architecture, urban design, & planning, GIS/asset management, environmental sciences, and construction services. BETA has offices in Lincoln, RI; Boston, Norwood, Worcester, and Chicopee, MA; Hartford, CT; and Manchester, NH; and employs a staff of engineers, scientists, planners, landscape designers, technicians, and construction managers.

BETA is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age or any other characteristic protected by law. BETA does not sponsor Visas. Applicants must be eligible for employment in the United States of America.

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