ESP Associates, Inc. is a national leader in vehicle based remote data collection and we have expanded our pavement collection capabilities by adding a state-of-the-art IrisPRO Pave Automated Data Collection Vehicle. Combined with a survey grade mobile mapping system, ESP has a unique position to quickly grow our clients, projects and deliverables.  

ESP is seeking a Pavement Program Engineer to join our team.  This position will provide valuable leadership in building a dynamic team doing exceptional projects across the nation!


  • Lead the Pavement team in Collection, Processing and Analysis Tasks
  • Direct Influence on the comprehensive process from collection to delivery
  • Leadership in expanding the technology of both pavement and assets for client use
  • Perform a wide-range of pavement analysis 
  • Consult on network-level pavement management, budget forecasting, multi-year project planning, and lead/support research projects
  • Develop/Assess pavement performance models, M&R policies, cost/benefit analysis
  • Write and review engineering reports and deliverables
  • Produce condition and analysis reports for internal and external use 
  • Contribute to internal and external proposal and project teams 
  • Prepare project scopes, budgets, and proposals for pavement-related projects for DOT, county and other municipalities. 
  • Make recommendations for improvement to optimize delivery or improve results.
  • Support business development efforts via proposals, bid items, and presentations
  • Develop and maintain client relationships 
  • QA/QC for multiple types of pavement data through both rule based and random selection


  • Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering or Geotechnical Engineering 
  • 5+ years of transportation pavement engineering experience (focus on analysis vs. design)
  • Advanced knowledge of the concepts, terminology, principals and analytical techniques of pavements
  • Experience with MicroPaver, StreetSaver, PAVER, Cartegraph, Agile Assets
  • Professional Engineer Registration. Ability to receive additional licenses through reciprocity a plus.
  • Professional experience with DOT and other public highway agencies 
  • Strong knowledge of pavement engineering fundamentals and state of the practice 
  • Professional experience with pavement design software and methods 
  • Excellent communication, report writing and customer relations skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate successfully with team members and clients
  • Ability to work independently and support multiple projects with competing priorities
  • Possess a strong desire to continue learning, advance professionally, and demonstrate ability to work in a fast-paced, design team environment. 
  • Candidate must be able to pass a drug screen, background check, and have a satisfactory driving record in accordance with the company’s driving (MVR) policy.  

Corporate Information:

ESP is a multi-discipline engineering design and consulting firm providing our clients with civil engineering, surveying, planning/landscape architecture, geosciences, environmental, subsurface utility engineering, and construction engineering inspection.

Through years of dedicated service to our clients, ESP has received a designation of 280 on the 2021 ENR Top 500 Design Firm rankings. For the firm's primary territory, the ENR Southeast Top Design Firms, ESP received a 2021 ranking of 49.

ESP offers an excellent employee benefits package including:   

  • Health and Dental Insurance 
  • PTO (Paid Time Off) & Holidays 
  • Life Insurance 
  • Flexible Benefits Plan 
  • Short-Term Disability Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability Insurance 
  • 401(k) Plan