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Senior Design Engineer

Worthington, OH 43085

Posted: 01/29/2024 Employment Type: Direct Hire/Perm Job Category: Engineering Job Number: 611579 Country: United States Is job remote?: No

Job Description

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Provide technical guidance and mentorship to Engineers & technical staff.
  • Lead / manage complex engineering tasks and projects.
  • Demonstrate mastery of fundamental project management skills and use of PM advanced techniques / practices to increase productivity, efficiency, and accuracy.
  • Deliver scope, schedule, budget, quality, and profitability of all projects managed.
  • Demonstrate expertise in the development of project schedules and cost budgets; this involves demonstrating an understanding and analysis of relevant financial data.
  • Work closely with Project Accounting Staff to monitor / control project cost(s) & billings to meet budgeted profits; this includes analyzing project performance data weekly (and developing recovery plans, as needed).
  • Maintain a long-term perspective when reviewing technical work to optimized effectiveness of results.
  • Work with Management to develop annual productivity and profitability goals for the Division (including staffing, utilization, project profitability, and overhead budgets).
  • Monitor Division performance on a monthly basis (while comparing against forecasted goals as well as prior performance).
  • Develop corrective action plans, as needed.
  • Actively support corporate mission, goals, strategies, policies, and procedures.
  • Promotes effective communication & collaboration internally.
  • Participate in creating and administering company policies as well as developing long-range goals (as directed).
  • Assist with Business Development by actively pursuing work from clients (new & existing); this involves building / maintaining customer relationships, monitoring future work opportunities, communicating regularly, attending client events, developing proposals, and directly negotiating with clients.
  • Additional tasks may be assigned, as needed.
Basic Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering (or a related technical discipline).
  • At least 12 years of professional experience working in Civil Engineering (preferably with Transportation Design projects).
  • Active P.E. license in OH (we will consider candidates who are able to successfully obtain this credential within 6 months of their start date).
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Management and/or Project Management experience is strongly preferred; a proven track record in effective staff management / leadership is a plus!
  • Experience working with a variety of transportation projects:  roadway, highway, etc.
  • Deep knowledge / expertise with ODOT design criteria.
  • Proven ability to contribute to plan preparation on all phases of an engineering design project while utilizing advanced engineering principles.
  • Proficiency with engineering tools (e.g.: CADD, etc.); experience with utilizing 3D modeling software, especially Bentley OpenRoads Designer, is a plus!
  • Proven ability to work independently to solve engineering design issues as well as providing justification for corresponding work changes.
  • Adaptable approach to learn and apply new skills effectively.
  • Proactive ability to investigate / seize opportunities to improve work products (especially with a corresponding sense of pride and ownership in your work!).
  • Ability to establish credibility in the field via professional organizations and other networking opportunities.
  • Proven ability to manage relationships with clients and external partners / contractors.
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal & written).
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