Sr. Project Engineer Underground

NTH Consultants Ltd   •  

Northville, MI

Industry: Finance & Insurance


8 - 10 years

Posted 179 days ago

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Master of Science degree in Civil, Structural, or Geotechnical Engineering, or related degree, from a 4-year accredited college or university.


Professional registration required.

Technical Experience

  • 10 – 15 years of demonstrated experience Civil Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering, or Structural Engineering; analysis and design
  • Ability to supervise and manage a multi-disciplinary team as well as projects with minimal oversight
  • Sound knowledge and understanding of civil engineering design concepts
  • Ability to perform advanced engineering calculations
  • Ability to prepare engineering reports and design and construction documents
  • Previous experience with a consulting firm required

Key Job Elements

In this role you will:

  • Develop and prepare work plans and proposals for investigations/studies, consultation and design of underground infrastructure, including:
  • Defining the scope of field investigations
  • Preparing cost estimates and project schedules
  • Preparing, delivering and discussing design and bid documents with clients
  • Prepare and review engineering analyses, reports, calculations, contract documents, designs and specifications for infrastructure projects
  • Plan, organize, supervise and conduct field evaluations and field inspection programs
  • Plan, organize, supervise and deliver basis of design reports, permit applications, design plans, and contract documents according to firm and client standards and applicable codes.
  • Develop and present project-specific or technical presentations to clients, technical organizations, and in-house staff.

Other Requirements

  • Must have strong written and oral communication skills, be able to work in a team environment as well as independently, demonstrated team-oriented approach to problem-solving, and have strong interpersonal skills for contact with clients and fellow engineers/technicians.
  • Accuracy, dependability and strong organizational skills.
  • Exceptional time management skills, ability to manage multiple assignments at any given time, and have ability to work in a team environment.
  • Must hold a valid driver’s license and vehicle insurance, and be willing to travel to and conduct field work at project sites as well as offices in Michigan and Ohio.

Work Environment / Physical Demands

  • May be required to perform job duties in the field and office, during non-standard work hours, as necessary.
  • Be willing and able to work on construction sites, performing review activities.
  • Must be able to lift and carry equipment weighing up to 50 lbs.
  • Maybe be required to enter and work within confined spaces, once appropriately trained.

Leadership and Project Management Experience

  • Demonstrated leadership experience in mentoring, leading, managing and developing junior staff
  • Ability to organize technical material into comprehensive reports as well as perform QA/QC reviews on work product
  • Project planning, budgeting, task delegation and management to ensure project is completed according to work plans
  • Project Administration, including invoicing and collections

Business Development

  • Must have a proven ability to seek and establish new clients and build good business relationships with both new and current clients.
  • Develop and maintain professional business relationships with targeted new clients.
  • Conduct periodic site / client visits, project and business development meetings.
  • Assist in developing business strategies and action plans for creating growth opportunities.
  • Work with Business Development staff to bring new clients / business opportunities to the firm.