Current Career Opportunities

Senior Traffic Engineer / Division Leader

Position Title: Senior Traffic Engineer / Division Leader

Location: Albuquerque, NM

About Us:

Our established mid-size engineering firm in Albuquerque is seeking an experienced and visionary Senior Traffic Engineer. This leadership role is critical for the expansion and growth of our traffic engineering division, especially in facilitating the transition of our current senior engineer towards retirement.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Complete and submit Traffic Impact Studies and related transportation studies.
  • Review and approve studies conducted by other engineers.
  • Train and develop junior traffic engineers to achieve professional competency.
  • Expand the department's capabilities and revenue through new projects, services, and RFPs.
  • Scale the department to meet growing demands, overseeing 2-3 full-time traffic engineers with potential for further expansion.

Qualifications:

  • Extensive experience in traffic engineering with a proven leadership background.
  • Proficiency in traffic engineering software and tools.
  • Strong strategic planning and business development skills.
  • Excellent mentoring and team management abilities.
  • Registration as a Professional Engineer in the State of New Mexico.

Benefits:

Competitive salary, generous vacation and sick leave policies, Profit Sharing, 401K, Medical, Dental, Vision, Long Term and Short Term Disability, Voluntary Life

This is a full-time position with a competitive salary of $90,000 to $130,000, depending on experience. At Tierra West LLC, we offer a collaborative and supportive work environment where your contributions are valued.

Vision for the Role:

The candidate will be instrumental in shaping the future of our traffic engineering division. There is significant potential for this role to evolve into a more strategic and reviewing capacity within the firm.


Professional Civil Engineer

Position Title: Civil Engineer

Location: Albuquerque, NM

About Us:

Join our team at Tierra West LLC! We're looking for a skilled and dedicated Professional Engineer registered in New Mexico to contribute to our projects. If you have 3-5 years of experience in commercial, residential, and industrial land development, we want to hear from you!

Key Responsibilities:

  • Conduct site investigations and feasibility analyses.
  • Develop site master plans aligned with project goals.
  • Navigate entitlement processes.
  • Perform onsite and offsite drainage analysis and design.
  • Oversee site utility design for functionality and efficiency.
  • Coordinate dry utility arrangements.
  • Lead drainage master planning.
  • Manage coordination with sub-consultants (geotechnical, surveying).
  • Oversee construction contract management.
  • Conduct construction inspections.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering or related field.
  • Professional Engineer license in New Mexico.
  • 3-5 years of design and construction experience in land development.
  • Proficiency in relevant software and design tools.
  • Strong communication and teamwork skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and deadlines effectively.

Benefits:

Competitive salary, generous vacation and sick leave policies, Profit Sharing, 401K, Medical, Dental, Vision, Long Term and Short Term Disability, Voluntary Life

This is a full-time position with a competitive salary of $90,000 to $130,000, depending on experience. At Tierra West LLC, we offer a collaborative and supportive work environment where your contributions are valued.


CAD Designer

Position Title: CAD Designer

Location: Albuquerque, NM

About Us:

Tierra West, LLC, an esteemed engineering firm, is offering a full-time position for a skilled AutoCAD Civil Designer with expertise in civil engineering and land development.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Preparation of construction documents for land development projects.
  • In-depth involvement in site planning, grading design, earthwork calculations, and water, sewer, and storm drainage design.

Qualifications

  • Proficiency in Autodesk Civil 3D for commercial and/or residential site and infrastructure design.
  • Bonus points for experience with Autodesk Vehicle Tracking, AutoTURN, and SketchUP.

Benefits:

Competitive salary, generous vacation and sick leave policies, Profit Sharing, 401K, Medical, Dental, Vision, Long Term and Short Term Disability, Voluntary Life

Salary commensurate with experience (DOE) and exceptional benefits package.

Join our dynamic team at Tierra West, LLC, and contribute to innovative solutions in civil engineering and land development!


Associate Planner

Position Title: Associate Planner

Job Type: Full Time

Job Description:

We are seeking a motivated and dynamic Junior Land Use Planner to join our team at Tierra West LLC. This role is ideal for individuals passionate about urban planning and eager to develop their skills under the mentorship of a highly skilled senior planner. The successful candidate will support the entitlement process crucial for the private commercial development and growth of our city.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the development of land use plans and visual aids to support the entitlement process for various projects.
  • Participate in detailed policy analysis and write justification letters related to municipal comprehensive land use plans and other planning documents.
  • Collaborate with planning and zoning departments, as well as local, state, and federal agencies.
  • Work with professionals including architects, engineers, landscape architects, and environmental experts.
  • Communicate effectively with clients, public officials, and community stakeholders.
  • Stay updated on current planning policies, zoning laws, regulations, and trends.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Urban Planning, Environmental Planning, Geography, Public Administration, or a related field (or currently pursuing a degree in these fields).
  • Some experience or coursework related to land use planning, urban development, or a related area is preferred but not required.
  • Basic proficiency in GIS, CAD, or other relevant software is a plus.
  • Strong interest in planning, zoning, and regulatory processes.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Desire to develop public speaking skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to take ownership of tasks, a growth mindset, and a strong drive to succeed.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.

Why Join Us?:

Competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits.

Opportunities for professional growth and mentorship from experienced planners.

A diverse and inclusive work environment that values a sustainable work-life balance.

Family-first mentality to support employees’ personal and professional lives.

Application Process:

Interested applicants should submit their resume to rrb@tierrawestllc.com and dbohannan@tierrawestllc.com. Please include any writing samples, portfolio items that you deem pertinent to exhibiting your drive and enthusiasm for the position and subject.


Tierra West, LLC is an equal opportunity employer.

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