Senior Civil Engineer Job Description

Senior Civil Engineer Job Description

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Senior civil engineer provides early Conceptual Engineering / Design Basis Development Support / Detailed Design support for Civil and Structural systems.

Senior Civil Engineer Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Provide engineering inputs and solutions during all phases of design development and project implementation
Provide ad-hoc expertise during project execution to mitigate risks and generate opportunities
Initiate and or participate to Interface, co- engineering Meetings, design freeze sessions with other Team Members
Control and monitor design changes and design budget deviation
Report to Program Element Description (PED) and Civil Works (CW) Project Management (PM) during the course of the project
Preparing cost estimates, permit applications, plans and specifications, feasibility studies, and other technical reports
Managing field teams that are overseeing the collection of field samples (soil, groundwater, soil vapor, air), remediation pilot testing, construction oversight, and operation and maintenance of remediation equipment
Be a chartered civil or structural engineer
Be focused on ensuring designs are delivered in compliance with client specifications and to the agreed programme and budget
Have a good understanding of CDM Regulation requirements as they affect the design process

Senior Civil Engineer Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Senior Civil Engineer

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: HAZWOPER, OSHA, FE/EIT, EIT, MMCD, PMP, PE, NABCEP, RPEQ, MOT

Education for Senior Civil Engineer

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the senior civil engineer job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Civil Engineering, Engineering, Design, Science, Environmental Engineering, Industrial, Technical, Communication, Education, Construction

Skills for Senior Civil Engineer

Desired skills for senior civil engineer include:

Microsoft Office
Current design codes and design software relating to Civil Engineering
Industry standards
Means and methods
Civil systems
Contract types and procurement options

Desired experience for senior civil engineer includes:

Minimum of 10 years’ experience in civil engineering with experience leading large scale projects
Minimum of 7 years’ experience in due diligence for Greenfield, brownfield, retrofit and expansion of large scale facilities including and not limited to geotechnical report analysis, topographic and boundary survey review, Code/Covenant/Restriction and coordination with Authorities Having Jurisdiction (AHJs) and utility capacity constraint review
Experience in navigating in CAD, Revit, Sketchup, Bluebeam and/or BIM software for drawing review and development of conceptual level master plans during site selection and early design phases is desirable
Ability and Willingness to travel up to 20% domestic and international required
Experience and capabilities to function as a design expert for technical teams
Working knowledge of related engineering disciplines, including structural, mechanical, and electrical

Senior Civil Engineer Examples


Senior Civil Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of senior civil engineer. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for senior civil engineer
  • Execution of engineering & design works within budget and schedule
  • Working as Client Representative within a multi-disciplinary team, for supervision of the construction works which are being carried out under lump sum contracts
  • Lead and manage technical design processes on multi-disciplinary projects
  • Plan, monitor and supervise work of other engineers
  • Prepare technical reports, tender documents, bill of quantities, evaluate technical bids & reviews vendor/third party documents
  • Participate in Client and Contractor facing technical and progress meetings
  • Coordinate with the Client and Contractor and particular focus on liaising with relevant Authorities and overseeing wayleave applications
  • Co-ordination with other disciplines to resolve engineering issues during design development, review and check processes - to ensure design packages meet the relevant health, safety and environmental standards
  • Discussions with support engineers and designers regularly on scope, man-hours and schedule
  • Participate in the technical reviews and progress review of projects
Qualifications for senior civil engineer
  • Must be a Citizen of the United States and able to obtain Secret clearance
  • Particular relevant experience in design to RMS guidelines and AustRoads
  • The position require 15-20 years progressive professional experience and degrees in geotechnical or civil engineering (BS or higher from an ABET accredited institution)
  • Management of multidisciplinary design projects with a strong geotechnical component including single and multi-storied buildings and foundations, tower foundations, marine structures, process plant facility design, POL facilities, earth retaining structures, deep and shallow foundations, foundation underpinning, dewatering, civil drainage and grading, stormwater facilities, geotechnical investigation, soil and groundwater remediation systems, and renewable energy projects
  • Sound understanding of engineering principles, technical skills for analysis, and an understanding of the geotechnical, civil and structural ramifications associated with complex engineering design, environmental remediation and geotechnical investigation projects
  • Experience in forensic evaluation, remedial design, alternatives analyses, conceptual design, erosion and sediment control plans, and engineering cost estimates

Senior Civil Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a senior civil engineer. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for senior civil engineer
  • Undertaking civil engineering design, review and project management for a wide range of projects including land development, high density retail and other civil infrastructure
  • Commercial project delivery of a range of projects ensuring timeframes and budgets are met
  • Provision of specialist design and reporting expertise within a multi-disciplinary office
  • Management of client relationships on allocated projects including developers and contractors
  • Tertiary qualifications in Civil Engineering coupled with at least five years' experience within a consulting environment
  • Significant experience within the NSW market, ideally within the residential and commercial land development sector
  • Professional registration desirable (CPEng)
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills to develop, maintain and enhance client relationships
  • Undertaking civil engineering design, review and project management for a wide range of projects including land development, road infrastructure, high density retail and other civil infrastructure
  • Manage a team of engineers / designers / drafters
Qualifications for senior civil engineer
  • Self-motivated and interested in working with a team of engineering professionals to provide high quality technical service for a wide variety of project types
  • Demonstrated Project Management skills associated with engineering and environmental projects
  • Demonstrated experience managing junior engineers and associated support staff as direct reports and/or in a project team setting
  • Demonstrated business development skills, including a robust industry network, an existing client base, preselling, prospecting, proposal development, and cost estimating
  • The selected candidates should enjoy solving problems, working on multi-disciplinary projects from inception to completion, assembling and managing project design teams, applying advanced engineering principles in novel applications, keeping abreast of current technology, and being part of a motivated and highly skilled team
  • Demonstrated understanding of hydrologic and hydraulic modelling/design software packages used in the design of surface drainage, piped networks, cross drainage and flood analysis

Senior Civil Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of senior civil engineer. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for senior civil engineer
  • Ability to communicate confidently and professionally with all levels of staff and clients
  • Experience within the ACT market would be desirable
  • Professional registration desirable (CPEng) or equivalent
  • Technical management of junior staff
  • Undertake design reviews and checking
  • Be self-motivated and able to work both independently and as part of teams
  • The ability to work to time and cost budgets
  • A willingness to work with Clients and their project teams
  • Identify and input to activities in support of the wider business objectives that may draw upon skills in addition to those outlined above
  • Support Team Leader in work winning including representing the business at networking evets, preparing bids and tenders and establish, maintain and develop relationships with existing and prospective internal and external clients
Qualifications for senior civil engineer
  • Registered Professional Civil Engineer
  • Road geometry, road safety, pavements, drainage, construction details, specification preparation
  • Feasibility study, concept design, tender design, and detailed design projects
  • Proposal and report preparation
  • Project management and client facing responsibilities
  • Maintain a personal active CPD programme

Senior Civil Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of senior civil engineer. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for senior civil engineer
  • Development of concept solutions for highway infrastructure and drainage solutions
  • Preparation of budget cost estimates
  • Development of detailed design solutions in line with current standards and codes
  • Preparation of detailed works information, drawings, specifications, schedules
  • Preparing bills of quantities or activity schedules
  • Contribution to production of contract documentation
  • Supervision of construction works
  • Supporting and mentoring the development of less experienced staff
  • Contribute to work winning activity
  • The provision of accurate and efficient engineering design services for the Darwin office in accordance with project times and budgets
Qualifications for senior civil engineer
  • Broad knowledge of Clean Water Act regulations and experience working with related regulatory agencies
  • Broad knowledge of municipal wet weather management strategies
  • Experience with public inflow and infiltration (I/I) identification, planning, design, and construction administration
  • Proven ability to develop business and establish relationships with clients
  • 20 years of water focused Civil design experience
  • In accordance with the Tech Manager (TM) ensure project deliverables meet the agreed standards & quality and deliver the benefits by design strategies as defined by the TM

Senior Civil Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a senior civil engineer. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for senior civil engineer
  • Extensive experience within a civil infrastructure environment with a focus on land subdivision (ideally within NT)
  • Manage civil/municipal projects
  • Review civil / structural / architectural construction submittals, including drawings, shop drawings, product submittals, factory test reports, test procedures, test plans, commissioning plans / procedures, and any other related documentation
  • Participate in progress meetings to monitor the Contractor’s construction, quality control, testing, and safety certification of the civil / structural / architectural
  • Chartered Engineer – ICE or equivalent
  • Demonstrable record of successfully designing in wide range on sectors including rail or water utilities or energy or transportation projects in UK
  • Design and Build experience of working with contractors
  • Senior member of a team of engineers supporting the Heathrow Expansion Programme, with particular emphasis on the surface water systems
  • Provide guidance and mentoring to junior members of the design team
  • Undertaking civil engineering design, review and RPEQ Certification for a wide range of projects including roads, land development, stormwater drainage, sewerage systems and other civil infrastructure
Qualifications for senior civil engineer
  • 7-12 years experience in network designing of STP (Sewage Treatment plant) and WTP (Water Treatment plants)
  • 10 years post graduate working experience with Middle East experience is preferred
  • Experienced in detailed design infrastructure/water projects is preferred
  • Demonstrated experience in preparing specifications and contract documents for various multi discipline projects
  • Experienced in preparation of reports for feasibility, master plan, concept studies of major projects - have good technical knowledge of infrastructure projects and advise aspects of other disciplines that may impact on civil engineering issues
  • Ability to undertake assignments on multi-disciplinary projects and to provide technical and managerial inputs

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