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Senior Civil Engineer

Company: Thompson Engineering
Location: Biloxi
Posted on: March 12, 2023

Job Description:

Thompson Engineering has an immediate opening for a Senior Civil Engineer to join our growing team located in our Biloxi, MS office. Enhance your engineering career with a company that aspires to be the firm of choice by driving success with our clients, employees, and communities. At Thompson Engineering, we offer a wide range of services to a growing list of clients across multiple markets throughout the Southeast.
At Thompson, we aim to make the communities we live and work in better by providing our services in alignment with our core values: integrity, safety, performance, ownership, teamwork, innovation & entrepreneurial spirit, and professionalism. We have a work environment and company culture that allows self-driven and curious engineers to gain valuable experiences and develop technical proficiencies needed for a successful and rewarding career. As an employee-owned company, we also seek to offer competitive compensation packages and employee benefits.

This position is for a highly motivated civil engineer with 10+ years' experience on commercial, industrial, municipal, state, or federal government infrastructure projects seeking opportunities for growth into a senior project engineering position collaborating with other engineers and managing multiple projects. The ideal candidate will exhibit qualities needed to assume a project management role on large commercial, industrial, and governmental land development or linear infrastructure projects. This position requires knowledge of all aspects of civil infrastructure projects, including due diligence, research, planning, design, and jurisdictional permitting needed for the development of various types of projects throughout the Southeast. Knowledge of local, state, and federal government design standards and procedures is desired.
Interested candidates will be involved in developing client relationships, assisting team leaders and other senior project managers in planning projects, providing technical design oversight, mentoring junior and entry-level engineers, overseeing the preparation and submittal of project designs and deliverables, and assisting with project permitting and construction administration. We have a multi-disciplined team of engineers, surveyors, and environmental scientists which this position will coordinate and communicate with regularly.

Your Role
As a senior civil engineer, you will work closely with other project engineers and support staff to perform a variety of tasks needed to manage projects and produce quality designs and plans on infrastructure projects throughout the Southeast. Regular duties will include the following:

  • Developing and nurturing relationships with key
  • Preparing preliminary design studies, project planning, and related activities that lead to the design of a
  • Preparing project specifications, cost and material estimates, reports, and engineering
  • Preparing design, detail, and layout drawings and design sketches needed for construction packages.

    • Coordinating with clients, project architects and other project consultants and stakeholders to ensure adequate deliverables are provided and expectations are
    • Preparing permit packages and coordinating with local jurisdictional agencies to ensure development requirements are
    • Assisting in construction administration and direct communications with clients and contractors regarding submittals, RFI's, and site
    • Overseeing and mentoring junior and entry-level support staff on project related
    • Planning and adhering to task and submittal schedules and project budgets to ensure timely and cost-effective completion of projects
    • Following company policies and procedures regarding safety and quality.

      Minimum Requirements

      • A bachelor's degree in civil engineering
      • 10+ years' experience with civil engineering projects
      • PE required
      • Proven experience with planning, permitting and design of land development or linear infrastructure projects
      • Proficient with AutoCAD, Civil3D, and industry accepted drainage design software
      • Ability to manage client expectations, project schedules and budgets
      • Ability to mentor and train junior and entry-level engineers
      • Ability to communicate clearly, both oral and written
      • Ability to work in various work environments, both outside in the field and in an office for extended periods of time

        This position offers a highly competitive compensation package, including paid time off, health insurance benefits, matching retirement contributions, and a sign-on or relocation bonus to qualified candidates. Baldwin County is a fast-growing county with 4 of the 5 fastest growing cities in the state and a diverse range of communities to call home. Orange Beach, where the office is located, is a friendly and inviting coastal town known for its beautiful white beaches and a local government that values its residents' quality of life by investing heavily in public amenities, residential services, parks and recreation, and public education.
        Thompson Engineering is an equal opportunity employer. M/F/D/V. Pre-employment drug screen and motor vehicle record checks are required.

Keywords: Thompson Engineering, Biloxi , Senior Civil Engineer, Engineering , Biloxi, Mississippi

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