Benefits Overview

RSE offers excellent opportunities for professional development and growth in a flexible, fast-paced working environment. Our robust benefits package for regular, full-time team members includes Medical, dental, optical, life, disability and long-term care insurance coverage; matching 401(k); tuition reimbursement; ample training opportunities, and generous bonus and paid time off programs.

RSE is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to protected veteran/military status, disability, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin.

About RSE

We solve a broad range of transportation challenges using experience, innovation, and passion. Our team of professionals are dedicated to helping clients plan, design, and construct safe, efficient, and sustainable infrastructure. RSE has been awarded Small Business Firm of the Year by the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) (2007, 2009, and 2019), and MDOT DBE Firm of the Year (2009).

With a culture of flexibility, fun, and success, we’re not your average engineering firm. RSE’s team of over 40 people hold close to 30 MDOT prequalifications, providing services ranging from traffic engineering, civil engineering, structural engineering, and construction engineering. Our team of Professional Engineers, EITs, and technicians are conscientious and creative, designing lasting solutions for the State of Michigan, other states, local governments, and private industry.

Health Benefits

RSE offers a robust benefits package including the following health benefits-

Employee Paid:

  • Medical Insurance & Prescription Drug Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance

RSE paid:

  • Life Insurance (Basic)
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Long-Term Disability


RSE offers a 401K plan through Empower and the ACEC Retirement Trust (ACEC RT). RSE’s 401K company match is 100% of deferrals up to 3% of compensation, and then 50% of deferrals on 3% to 5% of compensation. Participants are also 100% vested from the start of contributions.

Work Environment

RSE’s work environment is what sets us apart from the competition. We promote a balanced work-life environment not only to meet the demands of each project and but the needs of each employee.

Examples of this include: 

  • Use of laptop computers to perform certain tasks away from the office. 
  • Flexible work hours when appropriate
  • Access to data on the cloud from anywhere. 
  • Company events each quarter. 
    • Luncheons 
    • BBQs 
    • Holiday Parties 
    • Birthday/Anniversary Celebrations 
    • Company Bowling Event 
    • Golf Leagues 
    • Basketball Leagues 
    • Fantasy Football Leagues 
  • Casual atmosphere

Professional Development

RSE will pay for 100% of all training related expenses required to maintain prequalification’s with MDOT. Reimbursement of other training related expenses are at the discretion of the Members. 

After one year of service, RSE employees are eligible to receive tuition reimbursement as outlined here. RSE will reimburse 50% of fees for tuition and required course materials for all classes that have received passing grades (B or above). For courses to be eligible for this benefit, they must offer growth related to his or her current position or that might lead to promotional opportunities. 

Courses must be pre-approved for reimbursement by the Members before registration for each course. The maximum benefit per calendar year is $1500. This benefit is subject to a commitment of service for a period beyond the completion of course work or obtaining the degree. 

RSE will pay 100% of Professional Registration, Renewal and Exam Fees. RSE will pay 100% of the dues for one professional organization. 

All professional development related benefits are at the discretion of the Members. 

Community Involvement

RSE encourages each employee to be involved in activities within their community including various civic groups, sports teams, etc. RSE will maintain flexible hours to permit an employee’s involvement in these activities. If deemed appropriate, RSE will sponsor activities or groups. 


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