CAREERS


BRIDGE ENGINEER | INDIANAPOLIS, IN

SJCA Inc. is seeking a full-time Bridge Engineer to join our Indianapolis office.

SJCA is a leading civil engineering firm with offices in Indianapolis, Evansville, Washington, South Bend, and in Columbus, Ohio.  We provide professional infrastructure design services to state, municipal, and private sector clients, specializing in transportation design.  We are a growing firm with a variety of exciting projects and excellent potential for personal growth and achievement.  We take pride in rewarding and supporting our employees, and in treating them with the respect they deserve.  SJCA believes in work-life balance and works with employees to achieve a schedule and workload that is appropriate.  At SJCA, we value you as a person, support your professional growth and development, and want you to succeed.

The Bridge Engineer position offers excellent growth opportunities to become project manager handling multiple projects.

Job duties include the following:

  • Perform bridge and small structure inspections and complete any associated reports and load ratings.
  • Perform hand and software supported bridge analysis and design computations.
  • Visit project sites locally and throughout the Indiana and other Midwest locations to perform bridge and small structure inspections, verify existing conditions during design, and provide construction support engineering.
  • Coordinate with other disciplines within the transportation department including but not limited to survey, roadway, drainage, planning and environmental.

 

Requirements for this Position

 

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering (BSCE)
  • 2 or more years of experience in bridge inspection, bridge design and detailing and related transportation structures/facilities.
  • Experience using the AASHTO LRFD Bridge Design Manual, INDOT Bridge Design Manual.
  • Experience with Bridge Inspection Reference Manual and INDOT Bridge Inspection Manual, and BRAGI.
  • Experience with MicroStation and/or AutoCAD
  • Strong technical writing and verbal communication skills
  • A valid driver’s license is required
  • Must be highly organized and detail oriented.
  • Possess excellent time management skills.

Additional Desired Skills and Experience

  • Safety Inspection of In-Service Bridges (FHWA-NHI-130055 or FHWA-NHI-130056)
  • Underwater Bridge Inspection (FHWA-NHI-130091)
  • ACDI Commercial Diver or Commercial Surface Supply Air Diver
  • Professional Engineer license

 

Qualified candidates may expect competitive compensation, commensurate with experience, and an excellent benefits package.

SJCA offers:

  • A fun, casual work environment on the north side of Indy
  • Free refreshments and snacks
  • Flexible work hours
  • The option to work remotely at times
  • A comprehensive benefit package including choice of two medical plans, dental, vision, life, short and long-term disability insurance, and a Health Savings Account option.
  • A 401k retirement savings plan with 3% employer contribution.
  • Gym membership reimbursement
  • Staff outings and other fun social activities
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Paid holidays and a generous amount of Paid Time Off.

QUALIFIED CANDIDATES, Please submit your resume with cover letter as one attachment.  Please include your desired salary range in your cover letter.

SJCA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    SENIOR ROADWAY ENGINEER | INDIANAPOLIS, IN

    We are looking for individuals with excellent communication and leadership skills. We are a growing firm with a variety of exciting projects and excellent potential for personal growth and achievement. We have an excellent reputation for the quality of our projects and meeting client’s deadlines. Our smaller size provides a friendly atmosphere, the ability to be involved in many aspects within the company and flexibility in regards to work schedules. SJCA offers competitive salaries and an excellent benefits package including health, dental, vision and 401K. SJCA is an equal opportunity employer.

    This position has excellent potential for personal achievement including potential for future parternship.

    Typical Tasks

    • Management of Roadway projects including coordination with client, prime and sub consultant.
    • Design or manage staff for the design of Roadway projects including horizontal alignment, vertical alignment, drainage design, ditch profile, guardrail calculations and super elevation diagrams
    • Supervise/Design and prepare plans for small structure projects
    • Assist in preparing CAD drawings using GEOPAK, INROADS and MICROSTATION software
    • Supervise staff developing construction plans from engineering design calculations.
    • Supervise or perform quantity calculations and cost estimate for projects
    • Supervise/ Design and prepare erosion control plans
    • Supervise/Design and prepare plans for Roundabouts
    • Supervise/ Prepare plans for maintenance of traffic of roadway projects
    • Attend various meetings such as field check, public information, hearing and pre-construction

    Experience Required

    • BSCE and PE License with minimum 8 years of experience in roadway design
    • Licensed PE in Indiana and/or Ohio
    • Experience preparing roadway plans for DOT projects
    • Experience with MicroStation and/or AutoCAD
    • Strong technical writing and verbal communication skills
    • A valid driver’s license is required

      SENIOR ROADWAY PROJECT MANAGER | INDIANAPOLIS, IN

      We are seeking a Senior Roadway PM Engineer for our Indianapolis office.

      SJCA is a leading civil engineering firm with offices in Indianapolis, Evansville, Washington, South Bend, and in Columbus, Ohio.  We provide professional infrastructure design services to state, municipal, and private sector clients, specializing in transportation design.  We are a growing firm with a variety of exciting projects and excellent potential for personal growth and achievement.  We take pride in rewarding and supporting our employees, and in treating them with the respect they deserve.  SJCA believes in work-life balance and works with employees to achieve a schedule and workload that is appropriate.  At SJCA, we value you as a person, support your professional growth and development, and want you to succeed.

      The Senior Roadway Project Manager position responsibilities will also include coordinating with other disciplines throughout the plan development process and directing technicians. The Engineer will have the opportunity to serve as a Project Manager on roadway projects. Engineer will have the opportunity to advance their career on either a purely technical track or a blend of technical and project management.

       

      Job duties include the following:

       

      • Design of Roadway projects including horizontal alignment, vertical alignment, drainage design, ditch profile, guardrail calculations and super elevation diagrams.
      • Coordination with client, prime, and sub consultant.
      • Design analysis and management of staff for the design of roadway projects
      • Supervise/Design and prepare plans for small structure projects
      • Review or assist in preparing CAD drawings using GEOPAK, INROADS and MICROSTATION software
      • Supervise staff developing construction plans from engineering design calculations.
      • Supervise or perform quantity calculations and cost estimate for projects
      • Supervise/Design and prepare erosion control plans
      • Supervise/Design and prepare plans for traffic design, signals, intersection design, lighting and signing design
      • Supervise/Prepare plans for maintenance of traffic of roadway projects
      • Attend various meetings such as field check, public information, hearing and pre-construction

      Requirements for this Position

      • Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering (BSCE)
      • PE License, licensed in Indiana
      • Minimum of 10 years of experience in roadway design.
      • Experience preparing roadway plans for DOT projects
      • Experience with MicroStation and/or AutoCAD
      • Strong technical writing and verbal communication skills
      • A valid driver’s license is required
      • Must be highly organized and detail oriented.
      • Possess excellent time management skills.
      • Prior project management experience is preferred.

      Qualified candidates may expect competitive compensation, commensurate with experience, and an excellent benefits package.

      SJCA offers:

      • A fun, casual work environment on the north side of Indy
      • Free refreshments and snacks
      • Flexible work hours
      • The option to work remotely at times
      • A comprehensive benefit package including choice of two medical plans, dental, vision, life, short and long-term disability insurance, and a Health Savings Account option.
      • A 401k retirement savings plan with 3% employer contribution.
      • Professional development opportunities
      • Paid holidays and a generous amount of Paid Time Off.

      QUALIFIED CANDIDATES, Please submit your resume with cover letter as one attachment.  Please include your desired salary range in your cover letter.

      SJCA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

        ROADWAY ENGINEER | EVANSVILLE, IN OR INDIANAPOLIS, IN

        Typical Tasks

        • Design of Roadway projects including horizontal alignment, vertical alignment, drainage design, ditch profile, guardrail calculations and super elevation diagrams
        • Design and prepare plans for small structure projects
        • Assist in preparing CAD drawings using GEOPAK, INROADS and MICROSTATION software
        • Assist in developing construction plans from engineering design calculations.
        • Perform quantity calculations and cost estimate for projects
        • Design and prepare erosion control plans
        • Design and prepare plans for Roundabouts
        • Prepare plans for maintenance of traffic of roadway projects
        • Attend various meetings such as field check, public information, hearing and pre-construction

        Experience Required

        • BSCE, 4 years of experience in roadway design
        • Licensed PE in Indiana or Ohio; or ability to obtain Indiana or Ohio PE within 6 months of hire
        • Experience preparing roadway plans for DOT projects
        • Experience with MicroStation and/or AutoCAD
        • Strong technical writing and verbal communication skills
        • A valid driver’s license is required

          CIVIL ENGINEER/UTILITY COORDINATOR | INDIANAPOLIS, IN

          SJCA Inc. is seeking a full-time Civil Engineer/Utility Coordinator to join our Indiana Transportation team.

          SJCA is a leading civil engineering firm that provides professional infrastructure design services to state, municipal, and private sector clients, specializing in transportation design.  We are a growing firm with a variety of exciting projects and excellent potential for personal growth and achievement.  We take pride in rewarding and supporting our employees, and in treating them with the respect they deserve.  SJCA believes in work-life balance and works with employees to achieve a schedule and workload that is appropriate.  At SJCA, we value you as a person, support your professional growth and development, and want you to succeed.

          This multi-faceted position will offer responsibilities in multiple areas for a variety of projects.  The Civil Engineer will work in design of bridges, roadways, and small structures.  This position will also act as Utility Coordinator and perform the work of identifying, coordinating, mitigating and/or relocating utility facilities that are impacted by highway improvement projects throughout Indiana.  Projects are likely to include interstates and highways, urban and rural roadways, and also bridge rehabilitation or replacement projects.   This key role requires the ability to work as part of a multidisciplinary team, communicate and coordinate activities, and execute projects for a variety of clients.

          Typical responsibilities include the following:

          • Frequent communications with utilities, review of Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT), Local Public Agency (LPA) or local design plans, review of utility relocation work plans, constructability reviews of proposed relocations, preparation of agreements and site inspections during construction.
          • Act as the liaison between client, designer, and the utilities.
          • Perform office utility coordination between phone and emails and have approximately 10% travel to do field check meetings.
          • Design of Roadway projects including horizontal alignment, vertical alignment, drainage design, ditch profile, guardrail calculations and super elevation diagrams.
          • Design and prepare plans for small structure projects.
          • Assist in preparing CAD drawings using GEOPAK, and/or OPENROADS DESIGNER and MICROSTATION software.
          • Assist in developing construction plans from engineering design calculations.
          • Perform bridge and small structure inspections and complete any associated reports and load ratings.
          • Perform hand and software supported bridge analysis and design computations.
          • Visit project sites locally and throughout the Indiana and other Midwest locations to perform bridge and small structure inspections, verify existing conditions during design, and provide construction support engineering.
          • Coordinate with other disciplines within the transportation department including but not limited to survey, roadway, drainage, planning and environmental.

          Requirements for this Position

           

          • Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering (BSCE) or related field, OR 4+ years of experience in highway or utility industries with prior utility coordination experience.
          • Minimum of one year in utility coordination and/or utility relocation efforts.
          • INDOT utility coordination certification
          • Experience coordinating with utilities, utility design, DOT projects
          • Ability to read and understand highway and bridge plans and specifications.
          • Ability to upload documents into INDOT UMS preferred.
          • Proficiency in MicroStation CAD to review utility conflicts and relocation design provided by the utilities, and to prepare master relocation drawings.
          • Experience in development and/or review of utility relocation designs.
          • Ability to visit and safely traverse construction and project sites and comply with all applicable safety codes and requirements.
          • Experience preparing roadway and/or bridge structure plans for INDOT or DOT projects
          • Must be highly organized and detail oriented.
          • Possess excellent time management skills.
          • Ability to collaborate on projects and interface with clients
          • Ability to complete multiple projects within established schedules.
          • Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills.

          Qualified candidates may expect competitive compensation, commensurate with experience, and an excellent benefits package, in addition to working with a great team.

          SJCA offers:

          • A fun, casual work environment on the north side of Indy
          • Free refreshments and snacks
          • Flexible work hours
          • The option to work remotely at times
          • A comprehensive benefit package including choice of two medical plans, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance, and Health Savings Account option.
          • A 401k retirement savings plan with 3% employer contribution.
          • Gym membership reimbursement
          • Staff outings and other fun social activities
          • Professional development opportunities
          • Paid holidays and a generous amount of Paid Time Off.

          QUALIFIED CANDIDATES, Please submit your resume with cover letter as one attachment.  Please include your desired salary range in your cover letter.

          SJCA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

            CAD DRAFTER/DESIGNER | INDIANAPOLIS, IN

            SJCA Inc. is seeking a full-time CAD Drafter/Designer to support our Engineering department. The position is primarily office-based.  Some SJCA staff are currently approved to work a hybrid schedule with some days working remotely.

            SJCA is a leading civil engineering firm, specializing in transportation design, that has been growing consistently for the past 20 years.  We are a growing firm with a variety of exciting projects and excellent potential for personal growth and achievement.  We take pride in rewarding and supporting our employees, and in treating them with the respect they deserve.  SJCA believes in work-life balance and works with employees to achieve a schedule and workload that is appropriate.  At SJCA, we value you as a person, support your professional growth and development, and want you to succeed.

            The CAD Technician/Designer will work in a team environment.  Under supervision of a Project Engineer, a CAD Technician/Designer will use Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD) software to assist in the development of plans, details, and bills of materials.  The CAD Technician/Designer will also be utilized for initial layout of basic horizontal and vertical geometry, roadway and structure layout, basic design computations, and quantity calculations.  The CAD Designer could help assist, guide, and train CAD Drafters. More experienced CAD Designers would also be relied upon to create 3D models of the design and to create cross sections from the model.

            Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities Required for this Position

             

            • An understanding of construction plans for highway and/or bridges.
            • Understanding of models, sheets, dimensioning, and annotating.
            • Possess geometric and algebraic problem-solving ability.
            • Possess excellent time management and time recording skills.
            • Ability to complete multiple projects within established schedules.
            • Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills.
            • Ability to assist, guide, and train less experienced Drafters.

            Minimum Qualifications

            • High school diploma or equivalency and Associates Degree in CADD or related program.
            • Minimum 6 years of road and/or bridge CAD drafting experience.
            • Minimum 6 years of experience with INDOT standards and design procedures, specific to roadway and bridge projects.
            • Proficient in MicroStation
            • Experience with GEOPAK/InRoads/OpenRoads Designer preferred

            Qualified candidates may expect competitive compensation, commensurate with experience.

            SJCA offers:

            • A fun, casual work environment on the north side of Indy
            • Free refreshments and snacks
            • Flexible work hours
            • The option to work remotely at times
            • A comprehensive benefit package including choice of two medical plans, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance, and Health Savings Account option.
            • A 401k retirement savings plan with 3% employer contribution.
            • Gym membership reimbursement
            • Staff outings and other fun social activities
            • Professional development opportunities
            • Paid holidays and a generous amount of Paid Time Off.

             

            QUALIFIED CANDIDATES, Please submit your resume and cover letter as one attachment.  Please include your desired salary range in your cover letter.   SJCA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

              ACCOUNTING AND ADMINISTRATIVE SPECIALIST | INDIANAPOLIS, IN

              SJCA Inc. is seeking a full-time Accounting and Administrative Specialist to join our Indianapolis team.

              SJCA is a leading civil engineering firm that provides professional infrastructure design services to state, municipal, and private sector clients, specializing in transportation design.  We are a growing firm with a variety of exciting projects and excellent potential for personal growth and achievement.  We take pride in rewarding and supporting our employees, and in treating them with the respect they deserve.  SJCA believes in work-life balance and works with employees to achieve a schedule and workload that is appropriate.  At SJCA, we value you as a person, support your professional growth and development, and want you to succeed.

              The Accounting and Administrative Specialist will divide time between supporting the Accounting functions and Human Resources and Administrative functions.  The ideal candidate will have prior experience in Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable, as well as prior Administrative Assistant experience.

              Responsibilities include but not limited to:

              • Create or update project billing rate tables in accounting software
              • Assist with Billing and other A/R tasks
              • Perform accurate A/P data entry in accounting software
              • Create project certified payroll (billable rates by position) spreadsheets and submit to appropriate internal staff and to INDOT
              • Assist with distribution of credit card statements to co-workers and with basic expense reimbursement processing.
              • Filing
              • Create project file folders and assist with scanning and storing client Agreements in correct folders
              • Assist HR with updating job descriptions
              • Assist HR with posting job ads and scheduling interviews
              • Other accounting or administrative duties as needed

              Requirements for this Position

              • Associate degree in Accounting.
              • 1-2 years prior experience in Accounts Payable/Accounts Receivable, with prior Administrative Assistant experience a plus.
              • Proficiency in accounting software. Prior work with Deltek Ajera ERP software or other Accounting/ERP software experience a plus.
              • Microsoft Office skills, including Outlook, Word, Excel, Teams, with high degree of proficiency in Excel.
              • Must be highly organized and detail oriented.
              • Possess excellent time management skills.
              • Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills.
              • High level of accuracy.
              • Proven ability to work in a fast-paced environment Positive, high-energy attitude.

              Qualified candidates may expect competitive compensation, commensurate with experience, and an excellent benefits package, in addition to working with a great team.

              SJCA offers:

              • A fun, casual work environment on the north side of Indy
              • Free refreshments and snacks
              • comprehensive benefit package including choice of two medical plans, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance, and Health Savings Account option.
              • A 401k retirement savings plan with 3% employer contribution.
              • Gym membership reimbursement
              • Staff outings and other fun social activities
              • Professional development opportunities
              • Paid holidays and a generous amount of Paid Time Off.

              QUALIFIED CANDIDATES, Please submit your resume with cover letter as one attachment.  Please include your desired salary range in your cover letter.

              SJCA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

               

                MARKETING COORDINATOR | INDIANAPOLIS, IN

                SJCA Inc. is seeking a full-time Marketing Coordinator to do graphic design and proposal writing  to support our Marketing and Business Development efforts.

                SJCA is a leading civil engineering firm that provides professional infrastructure design services to state, municipal, and private sector clients, specializing in transportation design.  We are a growing firm with a variety of exciting projects.  We take pride in rewarding and supporting our employees, and in treating them with the respect they deserve.  SJCA believes in work-life balance and works with employees to achieve a schedule and workload and workload that is appropriate.  At SJCA, we value you as a person, support your professional growth and development, and want you to succeed.

                The Marketing Coordinator will work with the Senior Marketing Coordinator to design and create various marketing materials in support of corporate growth.  The primary responsibility will involve creating a visual presentation of our firm’s experiences, skills, and qualifications specifically oriented toward the procurement of a civil engineering design project. He/she will plan, design, and coordinate the production of content materials supplied by our professionals from multiple departments with a net goal of visually communicating why SJCA is the best firm to be hired for a specific project.

                 

                The Marketing Coordinator will be using established visual identity guidelines to tell a story of why SJCA is the most qualified, has the best relevant experience, and can perform at the highest of levels for the project.  It must be understood that the process is highly competitive, and we want a candidate that has a ‘must win’ attitude.  The smallest of details while preparing a proposal can be a deciding factor when competing with other firms to win that project.  The ideal candidate not only has stellar design chops, but also an innate understanding of the craft and strategy of design, branding, and bringing creative ideas to life.  If you love trying new tools, trends, and techniques, and rarely default back to a solution because you ‘already know it works’, then you may be the right person for this position.  SJCA welcomes innovation, and if you get excited when pitching ideas to leadership and can graciously accept critique on your work, we want to talk to you.

                 

                Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities Required for this Position

                 

                • Concept, design, and prepare artwork and other elements in support of client needs that are consistent with visual identity guidelines. Produce compelling and differentiated materials that will be utilized both internally and externally.
                • Possess ability to design a typically 12 Page print proposal that is deadline oriented. We expect you to be able to jump in with your keen design aesthetic and strategic vision whenever necessary.
                • Serve as a resource in demonstrating SJCA’s ability to do the work. Be able to convey our experience in a manner that is professional and indicative of our abilities.
                • Maintain consistent branding and assure consistent execution of those brand elements across the entire spectrum of the marketing items that you produce.
                • In collaboration with other members of our Civil Engineering Firm, develop and implement creative projects that enhance the reputation of SJCA and are consistent with our company’s priorities and strategic goals.
                • You will be a content creator to a point, technical content is coordinated so knowledge of our industry will happen organically. However, not only will you be designing, but you’ll be gathering interesting content from internal and at times external sources.  We need you to be able to strategically understand the creative needs and be able to jump in to create the message needed.
                • Be flexible. Understand that during the process of preparing the proposal that at times there are updates that need to be incorporated within the proposal to further enhance our opportunity for selection.
                • Provide high-quality, elegant yet modern professional design, along with valuable consulting and client services. Develop and maintain good working relationships with our partnering firms and our internal staff.
                • Meet with our internal staff procurement lead to gain an understanding of the targeted audience and goal of the proposed communications piece. Recommend solutions and design pieces for meeting objectives.
                • Provide recommendations that will improve efficiency, reduce costs and elevate the productivity of marketing material production. Provide recommendations and/or solutions to improve and/or enhance the company’s creative quality and capabilities.
                • Archive digital assets, including print job files and photos in our digital asset management system. Maintain staff resumes and graphics as needed.
                • Work with our digital project management system and be astute and competent in working with naming conventions and processes related to streamlined project management.
                • Collaborate with our design technicians to obtain photos and content in a timely basis understanding that the marketing materials are deadline driven and ‘last minute’ is not our best submission.
                • Retouch & modify images/content as needed. Be a good wordsmith with excellent sentence structure skills.
                • Ability to function as a productive member in a team-focused, collaborative environment.

                Requirements

                 

                • Minimum of an Associate Degree in Graphic Design, Marketing or related field; Bachelor’s Degree preferred. Equivalent training and experience would be considered.
                • A minimum of 2 years of proven experience in conceptual graphic design
                • Experience working in a variety of different media, including print, digital/social/mobile and video are a plus, but the primary qualification is experience with the production of narrative storytelling utilizing printed marketing materials that are deadline oriented and focused on winning the project.
                • Proficiency in Adobe’s Creative Cloud software, specifically InDesign. Experience with Microsoft Word, Outlook 365 and PowerPoint.
                • Ability to clearly articulate your design decisions.
                • Strong time management skills and the ability to not get overwhelmed easily.
                • Strong organizational skills, extreme attention to detail, and commitment to producing excellent work.
                • MUST HAVE an editorial eye for the use of typography and color, layout, and visual communication hierarchy.
                • Experience with video production and editing a plus (for our social content).
                • Experience in printing processes a plus.
                • Demonstrated successful work experience in a client-driven, organized, creative, results-oriented environment.
                • Experience in magazine layout and production a plus.
                • Experience curating content to each various platform, i.e. knowing the difference between the kind of content created for our website vs Facebook vs LinkedIn.
                • Knowledge and interest in emerging technologies; openness to new approaches to communicating; solid understanding of the latest graphic and web design principles and aesthetics.
                • Experience in the preparation of digital files for press and electronic transmission.
                • Strong written communication skills and basic copywriting/storytelling experience.

                Qualified candidates may expect competitive compensation, commensurate with experience.  The position is primarily office-based, but the job could be remote some days on an ongoing basis.

                 

                SJCA offers:

                • A fun, casual work environment on the north side
                • Free refreshments and snacks
                • Flexible work hours
                • The option to work remotely
                • A comprehensive benefit package including choice of two medical plans, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance, and Health Savings Account option.
                • A 401k retirement savings plan with 3% employer contribution.
                • Gym membership reimbursement
                • Staff outings and other fun social activities
                • Professional development opportunities
                • Paid holidays and a generous amount of Paid Time Off.

                QUALIFIED CANDIDATES, Please submit your resume with cover letter as one attachment.  Please include your desired salary range in your cover letter.

                SJCA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

                  BENEFITS

                  SJCA takes pride in providing for our employees. In addition to competitive pay, we have available a variety of excellent benefits.

                  • PAID SICK LEAVE

                  • PAID VACATION TIME

                  • PAID HOLIDAY TIME

                  • SIGN-ON BONUS

                  • HEALTH AND DENTAL

                  • HSA ACCOUNT

                  • 401k WITH MATCH

                  • GYM REIMBURSEMENT

                  • BIRTHDAY BREAKFASTS

                  • SOCIAL EVENTS