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Project Engineer I, Transportation

Are you looking to begin a career in the field of engineering while receiving hands-on mentorship from industry-leading transportation professionals? J2 is looking for a Transportation Project Engineer I to join our team in either our Chantilly or Leesburg office.


J2 is a multidisciplinary engineering, landscape architecture, and surveying firm that serves the Northern Virginia region. As a people-first organization, we have made it a top priority to invest in our employees, clients, and community. J2 is committed to fostering professional development through inclusive team bonding events, challenging and dynamic projects, and career road mapping support. Drawing from our industry expertise and legacy of community impact, our talented and passionate team has helped build a portfolio of some of the highest profile private and public developments across the DMV.


As a Project Engineer I in the Transportation team, you will collaborate with team members on a diverse blend of projects with an emphasis on design and technical documentation. You will work with a team to prepare construction plans for a variety of transportation improvements from initial concept through construction administration.


Key responsibilities include:

  • Assisting in the development of engineering solutions for multi-modal transportation projects through the application of Local, State & Federal design standards and regulations

  • Designing and creating technical drawings in MicroStation OpenRoads Designer or AutoCAD Carlson design software

  • Communicating across a multidisciplinary design team

  • Participating in transportation association networking events, classes, trainings, and seminars

  • Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering (or equivalent) from an ABET accredited university

  • 0 to 1 years of experience in civil engineering, specifically transportation design

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Enthusiasm for team collaboration

  • Experience in MicroStation or AutoCAD preferred

  • Engineer-In-Training (EIT) preferred


J2 is committed to its people. We offer a comprehensive benefits package curated to ensure that our employees lead happy, healthy, and balanced lives. Key benefits include:

  • Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision coverage

  • Retirement fund with employer contributions

  • Competitive paid time off and paid holidays

  • On-demand external career coach & hands-on mentorship

  • Opportunities for professional development


J2 is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer providing equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, gender identity, protected veteran, or disabled status. For more information or special assistance for persons with disabilities or limited English proficiency, contact J2’s HR Department at 703.361.1550 ext. 346 or

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