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Transportation Engineer, Entry Level

RaganSmith is seeking a full-time, entry level Transportation Engineer based in our Nashville office. This position will assist in plan production, project design, and site visits on a wide range of transportation projects with private and public clients. The Transportation Engineer will collaborate with other transportation team members, land surveyors, environmental engineers, and landscape architects to assist our clients in developing transportation related projects. 


  • Assist in transportation design plan production, studies, and analyses through project software
  • Horizontal and vertical geometric design
  • Stormwater/erosion prevention and sediment control/traffic control design
  • Perform multi-department coordination for project completion
  • Support project managers in meeting project goals and providing quality deliverables
  • Additional related duties as needed


  • Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering
  • 0-3 years of engineering experience
  • Experience with MicroStation, Geopak, OpenRoads or AutoCAD Civil 3D
  • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Strong communication and attention to detail

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of TDOT design guidelines and standards
  • Experience in transportation design and development of roadway plans
  • Understanding of roadway design guidance from AASHTO
  • Proficiency with MicroStation, Geopak, OpenRoads or AutoCAD Civil 3D
  • Tennessee EI Registration


  • 100% covered health, dental and vision insurance, group term life insurance, identity theft protection, long-term and short-term disability coverage, telemedicine, and long term care insurance
  • Generous PTO, paid holidays, and three additional paid days between Christmas and New Year’s Day
  • Profit sharing bonus
  • 401(k) contribution
  • Compensatory time
  • Flexible work environment
  • Focus on work-life balance

RaganSmith was founded in 1933 as a land surveying company. More than eight decades later, we have grown into an interdisciplinary consulting firm of experienced civil engineers, landscape architects, transportation experts, savvy surveyors, and brilliant land planners serving the private and public sectors.

RaganSmith is an equal opportunity employer recognizing the value of a diverse workforce. All qualified individuals will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, and/or protected veteran status in accordance with governing laws.

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