CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

TJKM fosters an atmosphere of professional growth and higher learning. Our engineers are encouraged to become active in professional organisations; indeed all of our engineers are members of one or more premier transportation societies, and many serve in key leadership roles. TJKM’s hiring standards include finding the most qualified and knowledgeable team of engineers available. The commitment to you, our Client, makes our teamwork and our company thrive. TJKM offers a competitive wage and benefit package for all full-time regular employees. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Our current openings, and their respective responsibilities and requirements, are listed below. Positions are open until filled. To apply for any of these positions, please send a cover letter and resume to TJKM@tjkm.com.

 

Marketing/Administrative Assistant Position


Responsibilities:

  • Formatting, updating and proofing a variety of documents.
  • Establish and maintain submittal standards throughout the company.
  • Work with several project managers while adapting to continuously changing priorities.
  • Work on multiple projects simultaneously while meeting strict deadlines.
  • Assist in marketing efforts under the direction of Marketing Manager and accounting under Accounts Manager.
  • Provide additional staff support as needed for front desk, accounting and marketing staff.

Requirements:

  • Minimum 4+ years of experience in marketing/office admin/word processing.
  • Must be proficient with advanced skills in Microsoft Office, especially Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access.
  • Strong written and verbal communication and grammar skills.
  • Experience in editing and creating documents using templates, and perseverance for multiple revisions.
  • Available 4 hours per day, with flexibility to work more hours to meet deadlines.
  • Available to work in both our San Jose and Pleasanton Offices as needed.
  • Excellent work ethic and willingness to work in a team environment.
  • Be self-directed, motivated and require little direction and supervision.
  • Possess a California driver’s license.
  • Previous employment in an engineering firm a plus.
  • Working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, and Microsoft Office Certification is a plus.

 

Graphic Designer


Responsibilities:

  • Work on a variety of graphic design projects for use in print media and websites.
  • Design and create flyers, proposals, handouts and presentations.
  • Design, develop and maintain company website and other project related websites.
  • Introduce innovative and latest tools to improve the aesthetic of project deliverables.
  • Work on multiple projects simultaneously, while adapting to continuously changing priorities.
  • Provide additional staff support as needed.

Requirements:

  • Minimum of 3 to 5 years of experience in graphic design or related fields.
  • Working knowledge of design and typography principles and practices.
  • Advanced knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, especially Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign programs.
  • Working knowledge of web design and WordPress themes.
  • Experience in creating visual presentations using PowerPoint and/or Prezi and other innovative tools.
  • Must be proficient with intermediate to advanced skills in Microsoft Office.Be self-directed, motivated and require little direction and supervision.
  • Prioritize and complete work assignments in timely fashion.
  • Openness and adaptability to change, and perseverance for multiple revisions.
  • Additional work experience in related fields is a plus.
  • Possess a California driver’s license.

 

Senior Transportation Engineer


Responsibilities:

  • Work on a variety of projects, which may include traffic and transit microsimulation, campus plans, multimodal corridor studies, transportation impact studies, bicycle and pedestrian studies, and regional transportation plans.
  • Manage projects and develop high quality internal and client relationships.
  • Analyze and solve complex transportation planning or engineering problems dealing with all travel modes.
  • Communicate clearly and concisely, with strong writing and presentation skills.
  • Use a variety of software programs effectively and make timely and informed recommendations to elected officials, managers and other decision makers.

Requirements:

  • Minimum of 6 to 10 years of work experience in traffic/transportation engineering environment.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of transportation planning and engineering principles and practices (e.g., Complete Streets, MUTCD, HCM, CEQA, NEPA).
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering or related fields (Master’s Degree is a plus).
  • Experience in traffic impact studies, signal timing and operations, traffic engineering, freeway and arterial operations, and multimodal planning is required.
  • Proven track record of project management experience, as well as strong written and verbal communication skills, including experience in proposal writing.
  • Thrive in a fast-paced entrepreneurial work environment.
  • Experience in preparation of environmental documentation (CEQA/NEPA) is a plus.
  • State of California PE, TE or PTOE registration is desirable.
  • Possess a California driver’s license.
  • Professional experience in California is a plus.

 

Associate Transportation Engineer


Responsibilities:

  • Work on various traffic engineering tasks and projects.
  • Coordinate traffic tasks with other staff working on multi-disciplinary projects.
  • Must be well organized and able to manage multiple concurrent projects/tasks.
  • Investigate traffic problems and recommendation effective solutions.
  • Quality check and peer review of work done by other staff.

Requirements:

  • Minimum of 3 to 5 years of work experience in traffic/transportation engineering environment.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or other related fields (Master’s degree is a plus).
  • State of California PE or TE registration is desirable.
  • Experience in traffic engineering, traffic operations, and signal operations.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Hands-on experience with micro-simulation modeling is preferred.
  • Possess a California driver’s license.
  • Professional experience in California is a plus.

 

Transportation Design Engineer


Responsibilities:

  • Managing engineering design projects and tasks including design of pedestrian and bike facilities, traffic signals, street lighting, signing and striping, traffic handling, and ITS projects.
  • Performing fieldwork, such as site review prior to design and support during construction.
  • Preparing plans, specifications, and estimates for design projects.
  • Direct client interaction.
  • Quality check and peer review of work done by other staff.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in transportation, civil or electrical engineering, or a closely-related field.
  • A civil engineering license in CA. Electrical and Traffic licenses are also preferred.
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD software, MS Word and MS Excel.
  • MicroStation experience also desirable.
  • Minimum of 3 or 5 years of experience in hands-on transportation design assignments.
  • Significant experience with direct client interaction.
  • Ability to manage tight deadlines and unexpected requirement changes.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Preparation of formal and informal letter proposals.
  • Familiarity with Caltrans Standard Plans and Specifications.
  • Possess a California driver’s license.
  • Professional experience in California is a plus.

 

Internships


TJKM regularly has openings for internship opportunities throughout the year. These full-time paid internships are for aspiring professionals looking for an opportunity to gain real-world work experience and build a portfolio with professional references. Interns work on a variety of tasks under the direct supervision of Project Manager. Priority will be given for candidates who are enthusiastic, detail-oriented and require minimal supervision.