Project Engineer II

Location: Austin, REQ454

At Dunaway, our mission is to foster a culture that attracts the finest employees and clients through our commitment to our Core Values and excellence in the delivery of our services.  This is what we call the Dunaway Difference. We take pride in our Core Values and are looking for a experienced Project Engineer II to join our growing team in Austin, TX. Apply for this amazing opportunity now!


  • Analyze / design paving, grading, drainage, water and sanitary sewer infrastructure for various non-routine projects, subject to review and approval of the Project Manager
  • Complete design calculations and verify for conformance with codes and manuals, and client expectations; also coordinates with review agencies during review/approval
  • Has primary responsibility for quality control of design, subject to review and approval of the Project Manager
  • Coordinate with other engineers, technicians, and reviewing authority staff during preliminary and final plan preparation for conformance to standards and codes requirements
  • Prepare draft cost opinions and may periodically report on construction activities and pay estimates; also review shop drawings and submittals for compliance with design
  • Responsible for project schedules and timely completion of production portions of projects
  • Prepare and modify reports, specifications, plans, construction documents, studies, permits, and designs for various projects; assume the signing authority for those work products
  • Visit project sites occasionally to review general progress of construction and responds to request for site visits concerning elements of the design for which the firm is responsible
  • Attend and participate in client meetings, as appropriate and as needed
  • Make technical presentations as needed
  • Mentor and instruct some work of CADD production staff as needed
  • Maintain workload projections for themselves and others on the design team
  • Assist the Project Manager in the coordination of pricing, scoping, and marketing strategies for proposed projects
  • Assist the Project Manager / Senior Project Manager with resource planning and forecasting
  • Other duties as assigned



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering
  • Licensed as a Professional Engineer (P.E.) in the state of Texas
  • At least six years civil design or analysis experience in infrastructure, including paving, drainage, grading, water, and sanitary sewer


  • In-depth knowledge of civil engineering processes
  • Solid knowledge of and skills with AutoCAD Civil 3D and/or Microstation software or any applicable software designed for specific area of expertise
  • Solid knowledge of and ability with MS Office and Project
  • Knowledge and ability to estimate costs associated with technical tasks and understanding of basic project financial data
  • Manage multiple assignments successfully through effective multi-tasking and prioritizing
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Effective problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work with a team or independently as needed
  • Demonstrated ability to make effective formal verbal and written presentations
  • Ability to lead and teach less experienced engineers as well as designers and technicians


  • Air conditioned office environment
  • Must be able to sit for extended periods of time
  • Constantly operates a computer and other office productivity machinery
  • Exposure to extreme weather and various terrain during occasional site visits