Senior Professional Engineer, Civil - Municipal

Minnesota - Saint Paul (HQ)
Surface Transportation – Roadway & Utilities /
Full Time (40) /
Our employee-owned and multi-disciplined team of engineering and design professionals is looking for a Senior Professional Civil Engineer who has extensive experience designing and managing a variety of projects within the transportation, municipal / government sectors. As a member of our team, you will work alongside other Civil, Water Resources, Electrical, Mechanical, and Structural professionals to provide civil design and management of multi-discipline projects.

You’ll work on a variety of projects. Scope of work includes streets / roadways, sidewalks, cycling infrastructure, utility infrastructure, stormwater management, public parks and other projects that are focused on efforts to ensure civic environments (urban and rural) are efficient, sustainable, and meet the needs of the community.

You will have the opportunity to become a mentor by sharing your knowledge and professional experiences to further develop less experienced team members who will work alongside of you. In addition, you will lead multi-disciplined teams of engineering and design professionals and be responsible for all technical, quality, financial, and safety aspects from conception through construction. 

We take a “Seller-Doer” approach to business development. You will collaborate with the Civil Group Manager, Market Managers, and the Vice President of Surface Transportation Engineering to further advance our services and enhance our reputation by contributing to the development of marketing plans, cultivating / maintaining relations with clients and agency representatives, tracking prospective opportunities, developing proposals, and delivering client presentations. 

Required Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering.
    • Professional Engineer in the State of Minnesota.
    • Minimum of 8 years of technical design experience with municipal and/or transportation projects including roadway design, vehicular and/or pedestrian access, site grading, pollution control, and stormwater management.
    • Minimum of 5 years of progressive and successful experience managing multi-disciplined projects; strong working knowledge of the project development process including coordination with other disciplines during design and construction.
    • Minimum of 2 years of business development experience demonstrated by a track record of securing new project opportunities.
    • Ability to apply effective written and verbal communication and presentation skills when developing proposals, negotiating project contracts, preparing technical reports, leading project team meetings, and delivering client presentations.
    • Demonstrated ability to coach, mentor, and develop less experienced professionals with an emphasis on technical design standards, quality control, and/or project management practices.
    • Provide and lead Quality Assurance/Quality Control (QAQC) reviews for civil projects.
    • Previous experience cross-selling multi-disciplined consulting services and contributing to the creation of annual business/market development plans.
    • Experience working with regulatory agencies, and knowledge of the permit application process with FEMA, DOT, DNR, and state / local government entities.
    • Experience and understanding of AutoCAD Civil 3D used to develop concept plans, grading plans, and site designs.
    • Flexibility for limited overnight travel to conduct on-site consultations, participate in project meetings, or attend business development and industry events.
    • Must possess a valid Driver’s License with a clean driving record.

Advantageous Qualifications

    • Professional registration in additional states with a preference of Wisconsin, South Dakota, and Iowa.
    • Prior management and design experience for private utilities / industrial developers.
    • Prior management and design experience for renewable energy (solar and/or wind) infrastructure.

Upon acceptance of a conditional offer of employment, the selected candidate will be required to complete a standard pre-employment background screening, which consists of Social Security verification, educational verification, review of criminal convictions, and driving history.

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