The Project Engineer performs intermediate functions in the civil/structural services SAGE provides our clients. The Project Engineer applies a broad knowledge of principles and practices in a specific practice area, while working with multidisciplinary teams. This role involves working on multiple small projects, or moderate sized portions of major projects.
- Design a complete project, and prepare complete project documents
- Plan and coordinate detailed aspects of the engineering work
- Prepare scope, budget, and schedule for assignments
- Analyze and interpret data
- Investigate and solve problems
- Assign tasks to staff engineers, drafters, and administrative staff
- Independently evaluate, select, and adapt standard techniques, procedures, and criteria. Receive general direction on key objectives.
- Apply general knowledge of principles and practices of related fields, and function effectively on multidisciplinary teams
- Receive guidance on unconventional or complex problems, direction on modified techniques, and new approaches on assignments with conflicting criteria
- Assist with proposals to provide professional services or obtain funding for engineering projects and programs
- Interact with clients, customers, officials, contractors, and others
- Participate in industry-related networking events
- Attend project meetings and present specific aspects of engineering assignment
This position has no supervisory responsibilities.
Required Education and Experience
- BS degree in Civil Engineering from an ABET-accredited College or University
- Three or more years’ experience of increasing responsibility in civil/structural engineering design
- Experience with project management on multi-disciplinary teams
- Professional Engineer license in California. Candidates with a PE in a state other than CA are required to obtain a California PE within 12 months of hire
Preferred Education and Experience
Business and client development
Experience with non-building structures in the water supply and resources industries
Required Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of SAP2000, Mathcad, AutoCAD, Civil 3D, or similar computer programs
Proficiency in steel and reinforced concrete design and geotechnical report evaluation
Preferred Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of hydraulic structures, heavy civil, infrastructure, shoring, water/wastewater, civil grading, bridges, dams, etc.
Solid understanding of electric utility and facility design standards, specifications and requirements for electrical substation projects, and the ability to produce construction documents
This position requires up to 20% travel, including annual, long-term field assignments.
This position is based in an office setting, but requires periodic field work, which involves exposure to inclement weather such as heat, cold, wind, and rain.
Standing, sitting, walking, stooping, kneeling, climbing, and crawling.