Transportation Engineer

Charleston, SC
Engineering – Transportation Engineering /
Full time /
A. Morton Thomas, Inc. (AMT, Inc.) is seeking a highly motivated Transportation Engineer to assume a key role in the firm’s growing Carolinas design teams in our Charleston, SC office. Qualified candidates will possess a minimum of 5 years of experience working on Transportation projects in South Carolina.
The Position: 
We are looking for a Transportation Engineer with experience in Roadway Design to supervise the design and plan development for transportation projects.  The position has the the flexibility to allow for either advancement into Project Management or a Technical Lead position within the company. Typical duties will include design and drafting of roadway construction plans, supervision of junior engineering staff, and QA/QC of plans and construction specifications. Field reviews and project site inspections may also be required. This position will be assigned to our Charleston, SC Team, but the opportunity exists to work on projects managed at any of our AMT office locations. 


    • BS in Civil Engineering
    • Licensed Professional Engineer
    • Minimum of 5 years of Roadway Design experience
    • Experience with plan production and calculation of quantities
    • Broad plan experience with TMP, Drainage, Pavement Marking, and Signing is a plus
    • Ability to supervise others and assist with project management tasks
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Technical proficiency must be exhibited in most MicroStation / GEOPAK / Corridor Modeling / ORD platforms
    • In addition to the basic requirements above, the ideal candidate should be technically sound, enjoy mentoring junior level staff, and have a passion for outstanding client service.
With 68 years of distinguished service within the mid-Atlantic region, AMT has established itself as an Engineering News Record Top 500 Design Firm and has been honored by ZweigGroup as a Hot Firm. As a 100% employee-owned firm, each one of our professionals has a stake in our business and thrive in this entrepreneurial environment where team members are encouraged to proactively work with their supervisors to identify roles that are complementary with their strengths, interests, and career goals. Our culture of innovation and collaboration places strong emphasis on team-spirit, diversity, thoughtfulness, growth and learning, discipline expertise and personal accountability offers a rewarding career in a dynamic, high-performance environment. We understand your career is a big part of your life but realize a work/life balance is important for personal health and wellness with the ability to work hybrid through a combination of office and remote technology.

AMT offers employee ownership, competitive salary, exemplary benefits package that includes a strong 401(k) matching plan, medical, dental, and vision coverage, flexible working conditions, educational assistance, in-house training programs, and more.
Why Join AMT?
At AMT, we understand that our most valuable asset is our staff. For 68 years, we have worked diligently to build a team of talented employees who fully embody our values as an organization – values such as teamwork, integrity, and innovation. Now that we have transitioned into an employee-owned firm, we are excited to place the future of AMT into nearly 500 sets of dedicated hands.

The AMT Difference
Our company culture is characterized by a workforce that holds the highest standards of ethics and integrity, focused client care, and commitment to AMT's Core Values of safety, respect, integrity, commitment, quality, teamwork. leadership, responsibility, and profitable growth. Operating as an ESOP allows us to reward our dedicated and loyal employees with additional benefits from the company’s stock as well as an incentive to continue building a high-performance ownership culture.
To strengthen and support its employees, AMT invests in programs and processes to sustain an engaging work environment. AMT also recognizes the importance of employee benefits and policies and remains committed to providing programs that are both comprehensive and competitive in the industry.