Senior Civil Engineer

Our premier engineering/infrastructure/construction client is seeking is seeking a Senior Civil Engineer to manage critical land development projects in Santa Clara, CA. The Senior Civil Engineer will be responsible for overseeing and managing production of design from initial concepts to final permitted drawings on multiple projects assigned to the team.


  • Assist with Assist with the preparation of proposals including write ups on project specific approach.
  • Prepare scope, selection of staff, and resource loaded schedule
  • Provide prior project experience, inclusion of subconsultants
  • Provide fee breakdown and valuation
  • Participate in contract negotiations, approve client billing, and secure contract amendments for changes to scope and fees.
  • Responsible for planning, organizing, directing, and controlling project team activities with minimal input from team lead.
  • Maintain project schedules, project budgets and track project risks.
  • Develop working relationships with client, contractors, stakeholders, relevant agencies, etc.
  • Participate in mentoring/training less experienced Civil Engineers
  • May assist the team lead in the QAQC review of project plan sets.
  • Can independently provide accurate design of grading, drainage, utilities and stormwater treatment.
  • Prepare civil engineering calculations and other engineering reports.
  • Construction cost estimating.
  • Coordination with municipalities, architects, subconsultants & clients.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or an equivalent level of experience
  • 10+ years of experience + Professional Engineering License, CA or 20+ years of experience (non-licensed)
  • Additional certifications a plus, e.g. QSP/QSD, PMP
  • Project Management experience
  • Employee Management experience.
  • General knowledge of computers, Microsoft office, Adobe, Internet, etc.
  • Experience with AutoCAD Civil 3D and Bluebeam, required
  • Must have the following self-management skills: Collaboration; Problem Solving; Responsiveness/Communication; Efficiency; and Adaptability
  • Must have the following project management skills: Financial Acumen; Time Management; and Risk Management.
  • Must have the following employee management skills: Conflict Resolution; Delegation; Emotional Intelligence; and Mentoring/Coaching/Training.
  • Ability to travel occasionally travel to site offices, jobsites, client meetings, etc.
  • Ability to work outdoors in various weather conditions.

Immigration Requirements:

  • US Citizen
  • US Permanent Resident
  • TN-Visa (Canada or Mexico)

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