Colliers Engineering & Design

Transportation Design Engineer

Job Location(s) US-NY-Syracuse
Highways & Traffic Engineering
Regular Full-Time
# of Openings


Bergmann, an affiliate of Colliers Engineering & Design, is seeking Design Engineers to join our Transportation team in Syracuse, NY! Graduate engineers and entry level candidates are encouraged to apply!  


You’ll apply engineering fundamentals in technical support of project design teams. You will gain a wide range of experience in traffic, roadways, pedestrian and bicycle facilities, bridges, and culverts. You’ll work in an office, have an opportunity to do field work, and observe projects in construction. This position may also include opportunities for client-facing interactions to complement team and independent work. 


  • Evaluate, select, and apply engineering techniques and principles, with the guidance of senior staff, to develop designs, reports, presentation materials, and other elements necessary for project success
  • Perform engineering calculations, write technical reports, and present findings to project engineers and managers
  • Research design options and apply code provisions
  • Work with senior engineers and planners to create designs that meet or exceed client needs
  • Interpret drawings, often involving multiple disciplines, for specific projects
  • Submit concept designs and work through approval processes such as obtaining agency permits
  • Establish and maintain positive relationships with co-workers, supervisors, clients, and colleagues
  • Meet schedule, budget, and quality goals set by project managers
  • Create cost estimates
  • Work toward fluency in MicroStation and create plans, profiles, 3D CADD models, etc.
  • Perform QA/QC by verifying design methodology, calculations, and outcomes, etc.



  • Bachelor's degree in Civil or Structural Engineering
  • 1 to 5 years’ experience in transportation design 
  • Some experience working with MicroStation and/or AutoCAD and other software packages is a plus
  • Willingness to learn new software technologies
  • Prior experience with NYSDOT or local projects is a plus
  • Ability to work independently and also be a team player
  • Possess a strong work ethic, good communication skills, an attention to detail and exhibit an eagerness to learn  


What We Offer

At Colliers Engineering & Design, our people are our most important resource. That’s why we are committed to providing all our employees with a safe, comfortable work environment, potential for career advancement, and the ability to impact society through their projects as well as Company sponsored activities.


This dedication begins with supporting a work life balance through a generous compensation package that includes: company paid medical, dental, and vision coverage; paid pregnancy disability leave; short- and long-term disability insurance; life insurance; a company-matched 401(k)/Roth; paid time off that includes parental and military leave; employee referral and professional license bonuses and a straight time policy that compensates exempt employees for billable hours worked in excess of 40 billable hours within a work week.


We have also created an internal culture that provides the resources and technology needed to encourage personal and professional growth opportunities through reimbursement for education; a free in-house resource for hundreds of educational and self-enrichment courses; mentorship program; wellness program; Women’s Organization and ongoing philanthropic opportunities.


Apply today to learn how you can join our team of professionals, so we can help you Accelerate Your Success!


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