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Sr. Civil Engineer

Company: Cardno
Location: Newport News
Posted on: March 9, 2023

Job Description:

Cardno GS, Inc. seeks a Sr. Civil Engineer to lead projects & play an integral part in our growing Built Infrastructure practice group.
Job Description:
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Key position as manager and leader of project teams involved in assignments primarily for large, high profile Department of Defense program initiatives

  • Direct team members (employees and sub-consultants) at all levels of contract administration

  • Consult with clients to determine project plans and schedules

  • Serve as technical advisor on assigned projects and issues of moderate complexity

  • Maintain positive client relationships

  • Prepare studies and reports

  • Directly supervise multi-discipline employees and subconsultants involved in the project

  • Carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the company's policies and applicable laws

  • Mentor and provide leadership to staff and project teams

  • Evaluate, select, and apply advanced design & engineering methods with responsibility for project assignments including programming, design development, and coordination and production of construction documents

  • Conduct engineering design of: Grading and proper drainage, Stormwater Management Facilities and Stormwater Conveyance Systems, Utility systems, including but not limited to sanitary sewer and water, Erosion and Sedimentation Control calculations and best management practices, Hydrology and hydraulics calculations and studies

  • Evaluate and integrate engineering systems and implement code, accessibility, and zoning analyses


    • Professional Engineer registration

    • Ability to exercise professional discretion and judgment

    • 10 years' experience in Civil Engineering consulting at increased levels of responsibility, to include project management

    • B.S. in Civil Engineering

    • Strong client satisfaction track record

    • Demonstrated commitment and focus on Quality

    • Excellent technical writing and oral communication skills

    • Ability to establish priorities and complete tasks on multiple projects, with experience developing MS Project schedules

    • Ability to maintain organization in a changing environment

    • Exhibit initiative, responsibility, flexibility, and leadership

    • Ability to use extensive working knowledge of all relevant procedures necessary to complete contract documents to obtain permits

    • Ability to use working knowledge of all sub-consultant work to maintain efficiencies and meet deadlines

    • Ability to read, analyze and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents

    • Marketing and business development expertise for federal clients, particularly DoD, a plus

    • Superior leadership and management skills

    • Position requires the ability to travel both domestically & internationally

    • Ability to operate standard Civil Engineering software/design tools for routine system modeling, design calculation, analysis and interpretation. Appropriate examples include: hydraulic modeling software (WaterCAD / SewerCAD / Autodesk SSA, computer aided drafting software (AutoCAD Civil 3D), GIS software (ArcGIS). Ability to work in Autodesk Revit a plus.

      Equal Opportunity statement for US based applicants
      Cardno has a long standing policy of Equal Opportunity in employment. Our practice is to fill positions by selecting applicants who can perform the work in a competent and professional manner. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, sex, race, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status. At any time, if you need an accommodation during the application process, please contact Human Resources.
      Cardno does not accept unsolicited resumes from any 3rd party agencies. No fee will be paid to 3rd parties who submit unsolicited resumes to any Cardno employee. Resumes from approved vendors must be specifically requested by Cardno and approved by the Cardno Talent Acquisition Team.

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