Project Engineer


Neel-Schaffer is not just a place to work, it is a promise of a living, dynamic environment where people collaborate, innovate, build enduring relationships, excel, and grow professionally in a strong culture of ownership.

If this sounds like the place for you, we might have just the opening you are seeking.

Neel-Schaffer seeks responses from qualified applicants for the position of Project Engineer to work in our Columbia (SC) location. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated experience in designing highway/roadway corridors, interchanges, roadway widening and intersection safety improvements for the South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT). Project Management experience is advantageous but not a requirement for this position.

Neel-Schaffer is an Engineering News-Record Top 250 engineering firm for many years running. We offer a competitive salary and excellent benefits that include health insurance and a matching 401(k) savings plan.

Supported by more than 600 employees in locations across the United States, Neel-Schaffer provides a full continuum of engineering and consulting services, including design, planning, landscape architecture, environmental, construction and program management. Clients include federal, state, and municipal governments, and a wide range of commercial clients. Founded in 1983, our mission is to provide quality, cost-effective solutions that reflect responsiveness, innovation, technical excellence, and professional integrity.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering
  • Licensed Professional Engineer
  • 6-15 years of progressive transportation/roadway design experience on transportation projects, including schematic development, preparation of plans, specifications, and estimates.
  • Experience in roadway plan production, Geopack, Corridor Modeling, template creation, importing/displaying alignment data and creating cross sections.
  • Strong verbal communication and analytical skills.
  • Proficiency in MicroStation V8i SS2, V81 SS10 and/or Open Roads Designer.
  • Familiar with SCDOT Standards, AASHTO Roadside Design Guide, MUTCD, ADA, PROWAG, etc.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office products
  • Valid driver’s license

Equal Opportunity Employer

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