Thanks to hard-working and dedicated employees, Mercado Consultants, Inc. has grown into a firm well-respected by the local engineering community. Our employees are self-motivated and accepting of the challenges and responsibilities of a variety of assignments while working in a professional environment. We are seeking qualified individuals who are eager to meet these challenges, take pride in their work, and are anxious for the rewards and opportunities for advancement possible as a member of our team.

We are a rapidly growing, mid-sized engineering company with approximately 70 employees. Our company provides civil, structural engineering, surveying, bridge inspection, environmental science, construction management and GIS services to many agencies in the Mid-Atlantic region.

We offer excellent compensation and benefits, including a 401(k) plan; medical, dental, life and disability insurances; tuition assistance; paid vacation and holidays; bonus; and more. Mercado Consultants is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Mercado Consultants, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer

We are currently looking to hire for the following positions:

Civil Engineer/Designer

Mercado Consultants, Inc., located in Ashton, Maryland, has an immediate opening for various positions for our Civil Engineering Department.

Responsibilities:

  • Sanitary Sewer Design
  • Waterline and Water Distribution System Design
  • Development of engineering design details, specifications, contract drawings, quantities and cost estimates
  • Work as team member on field assignments for site visits and field sketches for projects
  • Participate with other team members in client meetings and project proposals
  • Perform all duties with attention to detail and project deadlines
  • SWM and Drainage Design
  • Preparation of Hydraulic Reports
  • Design of Erosion and Sediment Control
  • Development of engineering design details, specifications, contract drawings, quantities and cost estimates
  • Experience with projects for DC WASA, WSSC or Howard County is a plus

Qualifications:

  • BS Civil Engineering and or equivalent experience
  • P.E. Certification is desired but not required
  • Working knowledge of AutoCAD is required
  • Experience with local water and sewer agencies is desired
  • Must be a self-starter and be able to perform duties with limited supervision
  • Knowledgeable and proficient in basic computer programs such as Microsoft Office
  • All levels of experience and skills will be considered for our various vacancies

How to Apply:
Please submit your cover letter and resume via email to kkalantary@mercadoeng.com.

Structural Design Engineer

Mercado Consultants, Inc., located in Ashton, Maryland, has an immediate opening for a Structural Engineer with a minimum of 3-5 years of experience. Experience must be in transportation-related structural design – bridges, walls, culverts, etc.

This challenging position requires adequate knowledge of design in conformance with the AASHTO LRFD Bridge Design Code. Assignments allow for significant autonomy and the position requires someone who is a motivated self-starter, thrives in a diverse work environment and can work on several projects simultaneously. The ideal candidate will be organized, thorough, and value attention to detail, as will be evidenced in the quality of their work. Strong English verbal and writing skills are a necessity in this position to effectively communicate with various clients. The successful candidate will have an opportunity to grow with the company and provide input into the continued development of the department.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop engineering design calculations and details, specifications, contract drawings, quantities and cost estimates for transportation-related projects.
  • Perform analysis and design of project elements.
  • Perform bridge load ratings in accordance with current AASHTO Codes.
  • Check engineering calculations and designs by others.
  • Draft (Microstation/AutoCad) design details.
  • Work as team member on field assignments for site visits and field sketches for projects.
  • Meet and coordinate with clients.
  • Perform all duties with attention to detail and project deadlines.

Qualifications:

  • B.S. Civil Engineering and minimum of 3 years of structural experience.
  • Working knowledge of the AASHTO LRFD Bridge Design Code and Microstation are required.
  • Familiarity with LARS, DASH, LEAP BRIDGE, MDX and/or other software a plus.
  • Must be a self-starter and be able to perform duties with limited supervision.
  • Knowledgeable and proficient in basic computer programs such as Microsoft Office.
  • P.E. Certification a plus.

How to Apply:
Please submit your cover letter and resume via email to kkalantary@mercadoeng.com.