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Civil Engineering Project Manager
Job Code:2020-CMD-003
Job Type:Civil - General

Job Responsibilities:

We are currently in need of an experienced Civil Engineer to join our rapidly growing Community Development group as a Civil Engineering Project Manager, to be located in our new Nashville area office. We are looking for an intellectually savvy and responsive civil engineer to complement our award-winning, growth-oriented firm. Qualified individuals will have their professional licensure as a civil engineer in at least the State of Tennessee. In addition, the ideal candidate will have a minimum of 8 years in an A/E focused consulting environment completing full civil site design for private development and municipal clients. Experience with large-scale residential development, including initial due diligence and entitlement work, is strongly desired.

This position will work closely with the other Community Development staff of engineers and landscape architects to lead the design for site development projects throughout the southeast. Projects will include primarily private residential/commercial site development design. Additional work could include infrastructure design with City, County, and State government agencies and park/greenway site development design. A successful candidate shall work to build, maintain and manage client relationships in cooperation with other leaders, while also leading and managing the design and technical staff for varied civil engineering projects in the preparation of design document packages (drawings, specifications, cost estimates, reports, etc.). 

Job Qualifications:


This position requires a minimum of 8 years’ experience as a civil engineer in a consulting environment completing site development projects. An accredited degree in civil engineering and Professional Engineer (PE) registration required. Requires strong analytical and problem-solving skills, verbal and written communication skills, ability to work with people, and strong presentation skills. Experience with residential, commercial, and/or municipal site development projects in the Nashville area is required, with the ability to develop civil construction plans and specifications fully and independently while leading a team of junior staff. The candidate should be an energetic self-starter, comfortable with working self-sufficiently, and comfortable with communicating independently with clients and permitting jurisdictions.

Additional Experience Requirements

  • The following engineering experience is desired: due diligence; entitlements; design of initial site layouts; including building placement and lot layouts; roadway design; vehicular and pedestrian access; design of site grading plans including cut/fill calculations; design of full erosion, sedimentation, and pollution control plans; design of stormwater management systems and water quality best management practices; design of sanitary sewerage systems, including pump stations and force mains; design of water mains; etc.
  • Proven ability to successfully manage project financials is required, including monitoring and tracking project progress, budgets, invoices, and accounts receivable.
  • Experience with supervision and mentoring of junior staff is strongly desired.
  • Experience with the preparation of scopes of work and fee proposals is required.
  • AutoCAD, Hydraflow, Newforma, MS Office & Deltek Vision experience preferred.
  • LEED AP, or experience in LEED-based design, and/or PMP certification are a plus.

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