Tolling Consultant Project Engineer

US-VA-Arlington | US-VA-Richmond | US-VA-Virginia Beach
HNTB Job Title
Project Engineer
Position Type
Regular Full-Time

Why Choose HNTB?

For more than a century, HNTB has helped deliver infrastructure solutions that best meet the unique needs of our clients. With client relationships spanning decades, we understand infrastructure life cycles and have the perspective to solve technical challenges with clarity and imagination. We are far more than a design firm. We see and help address far-reaching issues of financing, legislation, design, construction, community outreach and ongoing operations. As employee-owners committed to the highest levels of performance, we enable clients to achieve their goals and inspiring visions.

At HNTB, we’re encouraged to go beyond discovering mere solutions that will impact our very landscape. We are encouraged to ask, “What if?” Our HNTB family fosters an inventive and resourceful commitment to finding unique answers to complex problems. We believe that the act of wondering sparks creativity. We will work to foster your creativity, career and personal growth. Come join HNTB and unleash your spark of imagination.

For you, “together” can mean the chance to put together an exciting career. At HNTB “together” also means collaborating across geographies and disciplines within the firm. And “together” means that we are partners with our clients. Our goals are linked, and their success is our success. “Together” means that we are engaged in the communities we serve — we live there — and are committed to their growth and development.


The time is right to join HNTB Corporation! We are currently seeking a Tolling Consultant Project Engineer in our Arlington, Richmond, or Virginia Beach, VA offices as part of our Mid-Atlantic Tolling Practice.  The Toll Consulting Project Engineer is responsible for the successful management and delivery of projects and assignments as needed for our tolling clients located primarily within Mid-Atlantic region.

Job Summary

Provides coordination of project execution and control, in a given discipline area, to achieve continuity of purpose within scope, budget, and time schedules from initial start-up through project closeout. Also accountable for handling specific design aspects on projects appropriate to discipline field. Coordinates efforts of assigned design team to ensure completeness and accuracy of design effort. Serves as technical liaison with client on project efforts. Responsible for gross revenue of <$1M.

Essential Responsibility

  • Responsible for the delivery of project discipline scope elements within budget and schedule.
  • Oversees completeness and accuracy of project team’s work. Guides team to overall project objectives.
  • Serves as technical liaison with client at staff level for work within the discipline.
  • Assists with project management duties.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Additional Responsibilities

- Development of technical specifications and requirements for the implementation of toll system civil infrastructure, as well as operations of electronic toll collection lane systems and back offices (customer service and violation processing centers).
- Support oversight and consultation to clients regarding the delivery of roadside toll collection and back office systems including testing and commissioning of systems.
- Provides technical expertise and consultation to clients on aspects of the design and implementation of in-lane toll collection systems, back office systems, and related tolling civil infrastructure.
- Supports HNTB projects which provide the services described herein. Includes development of proposals, scope of work, fee estimates, and schedule for consulting services.
- Assists with project QA activities such as verification of Bill of Materials.
- Responsible for monitoring of testing, including factory testing and operational testing and tracking of issues through resolution.
- Conducts toll collection system analysis; auditing lane data using data monitoring and recording systems.
- Provides technical expertise regarding toll system civil infrastructure.
- Provides technical expertise regarding IT-related issues and requirements associated with revenue collection and account management systems.
- Evaluates system vendors and provide recommendations to clients for available technologies and vendor capabilities.
- Exercises cost control on aspects of projects and quality control within areas of responsibility for planning, design and construction phases of projects.
- Completeness and accuracy of work.
- Technical liaison with client for work within the discipline.

Basic Qualification

Bachelor's degree in Engineering
6 years relevant experience

Preferred Qualification/Skills

- Professional Engineer (P.E.) license
- Experience working with Toll Agencies in toll operations and/or toll technology activities.
- Candidate must have experience with Managed Lane Systems
- Ideal candidate would have Vendor relations experience and be able to evaluate system vendors and provide recommendations for replacement and upgrade of toll systems and account management systems
- Strong communication skills, written and verbal

General Work Conditions

Combination Office and Field Environment: Most work is performed in an office environment in which there is only minimal exposure to potentially unpleasant working conditions. Incumbent must have the ability to stand and sit frequently and reach horizontally as well as vertically for overhead use. Work may infrequently be performed at client’s job site, construction trailer, and in the field. Work may sometimes require working in inclement weather, working in a construction site, being exposed to heavy construction equipment and doing extensive walking. Adherence to applicable safety protocol is required.

HNTB Corporation is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran. 

The HNTB Companies are an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex, national origin, age, disability, pregnancy status, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, marital status, genetic information, citizenship status, or other status protected by law.  In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, we will hire only U.S. citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States (if the position is or will be one which is subject to U.S. law). We will provide reasonable accommodation for qualified individual with a disability where appropriate.


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