Transportation Project Manager – Durham, NC or Raleigh, NC

Three Oaks Engineering is seeking a Transportation Project Manager to join our expanding team in either our Durham, NC or Raleigh, NC offices. The successful candidate will manage projects and tasks associated with National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) documentation and associated studies, public and stakeholder engagement, and feasibility studies. The position will also include assisting with proposals and business development. While some travel will be required, we anticipate the position to primarily involve office work and are open to hybrid in-office and remote work schedules.

We are seeking a motivated individual who is looking to advance in their career. In the short-term, we envision this person managing projects, learning the company culture, and developing client relationships. Longer term, the current leadership team will work with the ideal candidate to help them develop into a leadership role, stepping up into a management position, supervising staff, and helping lead Three Oaks into the future.

Required Qualifications:

  • A minimum of a B.S. or B.A. degree in in civil or environmental engineering, planning, geography, environmental science, public administration, public policy, or a related field,
  • Seven (7) or more years of experience related to NEPA, natural resources impact analysis, community impact analysis, technical report writing, environmental consulting, and/or transportation planning,
  • Ability to develop and maintain client relationships,
  • Project management experience, including excellent project scoping and negotiating skills (scope, schedule, and budget),
  • Strong attention to details, a sharp focus on project deliverables, and the ability to complete tasks within schedule and budget,
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, coupled with an enthusiasm for public and stakeholder engagement,
  • Proficiency in using applications such as Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Teams, Outlook, and Adobe Acrobat.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working in a multidisciplinary team: planning, roadway, hydraulics, traffic, and natural resources,
  • Experience with NCDOT and/or SCDOT environmental documents,
  • Experience with multiple modes of transportation, especially transit and bicycle/pedestrian,
  • Understanding of financial management of projects,
  • Experience with Ajera or other Deltek accounting systems,
  • Proposal writing and short-list interview experience,
  • Active in professional associations with ability to network,
  • Scrappiness, with a strong drive to learn and grow into a leadership role within the company.

Benefits

Three Oaks offers exceptional benefits, including health, dental, vision, flexible spending account, monthly health stipend, long term/short term disability, matching 401(k), company-wide bonus program, as well as flexible work schedules and the opportunity to grow with the company. The salary for this position will be commensurate with experience and capabilities. 

To Apply

The start date for this position is flexible. Please send resume, cover letter, and three references via email to careers@threeoaksengineering.com and reference Transportation Project Manager in the subject line.

Three Oaks is an equal opportunity employer. We recruit and promote employees regardless of age, race, sex, color, national origin, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, or other legally recognized basis.

About Three Oaks Engineering

Three Oaks Engineering is a growing, sustainably oriented, woman-owned business comprised of talented and motivated individuals who focus on helping our clients implement infrastructure projects with careful consideration of community and environmental needs. We are searching for like-minded individuals to work in a collaborative atmosphere with the goals of delivering outstanding products and superior client service while providing our employees opportunities for growth and advancement along with the flexibility to balance business and family. We pride ourselves on maintaining the kind of corporate culture envisioned by our founders, who wanted to create the type of workplace where they wanted to work.

Three Oaks’ Commitment to Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion (DEI)

At Three Oaks Engineering, we believe creating a workplace that values and encourages DEI leads to a stronger team and better outcomes for our clients and is essential to achieving our mission of being a sustainable partner in our community. We are dedicated to fostering an inclusive work environment where everyone feels welcomed, respected, and empowered to contribute their unique skills and perspectives. We value diversity in all its forms, including diversity of thought, experience, and background.

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FILLED: Entry-Level Hydraulic Engineering Intern (EI) – Durham, NC

Three Oaks Engineering is seeking a full-time Engineering Intern (Engineer in Training) to join our expanding hydraulic design team. The position will be located in our Durham, NC office. The ideal candidate will support our hydraulic design group in hydraulic and erosion and sediment control design and floodplain modeling, and will also support Three Oaks’ Transportation Design, Natural Systems, and National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) groups. Three Oaks recently started a transportation design group to work cohesively with our established hydraulic design group. Our goal is to offer our transportation clients expanded services in hydraulic and transportation design for multimodal transportation and other infrastructure planning and design projects.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil, Environmental, Biological & Agricultural Engineering or equivalent.
  • EI or EIT certification or ability to obtain within 12 months.
  • An interest in contributing to multiple design disciplines in a collaborative work environment.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with the linear transportation design process.
  • Experience with NCDOT and/or SCDOT design projects.
  • Proficiency with AutoCAD, Civil3D, Microstation, Civil3D, and/or Open Road Designer.
  • Experience with the linear transportation design process.
  • Experience with various hydrologic and hydraulic analysis software (e.g., HEC-RAS, HY-8, GEOPAK Drainage, HEC-HMS, StormCAD, HydroCAD).

Benefits

Three Oaks offers exceptional benefits, including health, dental, vision, flexible spending account, monthly health stipend, long term/short term disability, matching 401(k), company-wide bonus program, as well as flexible work schedules and the opportunity to grow with the company. The salary for this position will be commensurate with experience and capabilities. 

To Apply

The start date for this position is flexible. Please send resume, cover letter, and three references via email to careers@threeoaksengineering.com and reference Hydraulic EI in the subject line.

Three Oaks is an equal opportunity employer. We recruit and promote employees regardless of age, race, sex, color, national origin, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, or other legally recognized basis.

About Three Oaks Engineering

Three Oaks Engineering is a growing, sustainably oriented, woman-owned business comprised of talented and motivated individuals who focus on helping our clients implement infrastructure projects with careful consideration of community and environmental needs. We are searching for like-minded individuals to work in a collaborative atmosphere with the goals of delivering outstanding products and superior client service while providing our employees opportunities for growth and advancement along with the flexibility to balance business and family. We pride ourselves on maintaining the kind of corporate culture envisioned by our founders, who wanted to create the type of workplace where they wanted to work.

Three Oaks’ Commitment to Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion (DEI)

At Three Oaks Engineering, we believe creating a workplace that values and encourages DEI leads to a stronger team and better outcomes for our clients and is essential to achieving our mission of being a sustainable partner in our community. We are dedicated to fostering an inclusive work environment where everyone feels welcomed, respected, and empowered to contribute their unique skills and perspectives. We value diversity in all its forms, including diversity of thought, experience, and background.

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FILLED: Hydraulic Engineer – Durham, NC; Raleigh, NC; or Columbia, SC

Three Oaks Engineering is seeking a full-time engineer to join our expanding hydraulic design team. The position can be located in any of our three office locations (Durham, NC; Raleigh, NC; West Columbia/Cayce, SC). Three Oaks is a growing, sustainability-oriented, woman-owned business comprised of talented and motivated individuals focused on helping clients accomplish infrastructure projects with careful consideration of community and environmental needs. We are searching for like-minded individuals to work in a collaborative atmosphere with the goals of delivering outstanding products and superior client service, while providing our employees with the flexibility to balance business and family responsibilities.

The ideal candidate will support our hydraulic design group in leading hydraulic and erosion and sediment control design and floodplain modeling within our growing company. Three Oaks recently started a transportation design group to work cohesively with our established hydraulic design group. Our goal is to offer our transportation clients expanded services in hydraulic and transportation design for multimodal transportation and other infrastructure planning and design projects. This position will also support our existing services in environmental permitting, stormwater control measure (SCM) inspection, and watershed planning.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil, Environmental, Biological & Agricultural Engineering or equivalent education.
  • Professional Engineer with at least at least 3 years of experience in either hydraulic or water resources engineering.
  • Professional Engineer in North Carolina and/or South Carolina or ability to obtain within 12 months.
  • Experience with various hydrologic and hydraulic analysis software (HEC-RAS, HY-8, GEOPAK Drainage, HEC-HMS, StormCAD, HydroCAD, etc.).
  • An interest in contributing to multiple design disciplines in a collaborative work environment.
  • Experience with the linear transportation design process.
  • Proficiency with Microstation, Civil3D, and/or OpenRoads Designer.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with NCDOT and/or SCDOT design projects.
  • Experience with Floodplain modeling, No-Rise Certifications, and Conditional Letters of Map Revision (CLOMRs).
  • NCDOT Level III Erosion Control Design Certification.
  • Certified Floodplain Manager (CFM).

To Apply:
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. The start date for this position is flexible. Please send resume and cover letter via email to careers@threeoaksengineering.com and reference Hydraulic Engineer Position in the subject line.

Three Oaks is an equal opportunity employer. We recruit and promote employees regardless of age, race, sex, color, national origin, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, or other legally recognized basis.

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FILLED: Proposal Coordinator (Part-Time) – Columbia, SC

Three Oaks Engineering is seeking a part-time Proposal Coordinator to join our South Carolina team. This position will assist our technical staff in developing marketing proposals from beginning to end. Work will include preparing and editing text, formatting documents, developing graphics, and coordination with prime firms and clients for submission of materials. Tasks will also include monitoring and identifying potential projects using client, industry, and government websites. While the position is currently part-time (average 20 hours/week), it has the potential to develop into a full-time position (30+ hours) with benefits. We are open to hybrid in-office and remote work schedules.

Three Oaks is a growing, sustainability-oriented, woman-owned business comprised of talented and motivated individuals focused on helping clients accomplish infrastructure projects with careful consideration of community and environmental needs. We are searching for like-minded individuals to work in a collaborative atmosphere with the goals of delivering outstanding products and superior client service, while providing our employees with the flexibility to balance business and family responsibilities.

Required Qualifications:

  • Associate degree in English, marketing, graphic arts, or a closely related field or a combination of education and experience
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in proposal coordination
  • Familiarity with state and federal procurement procedures
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)
  • Strong organizational skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with SCDOT and/or SF330 proposals
  • Proficiency in graphics and/or publishing software
  • Experience in the A/E/C industry
  • Experience with ArcGIS or MicroStation

To Apply:
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. The start date for this position is flexible. Please send resume, cover letter, and three references via email to careers@threeoaksengineering.com and reference Proposal Coordinator Position in the subject line.

Three Oaks is an equal opportunity employer. We recruit and promote employees regardless of age, race, sex, color, national origin, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, or other legally recognized basis.

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