Position Open: September 14, 2017 Position Close: Until filled
Clark Nexsen is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status. AAP. Drug-free workplace. E-verify. Applicants must be legally authorized to work for Clark Nexsen, Inc.
Clark Nexsen is a national architecture and engineering firm focused on creating innovative design solutions for U.S. and global clients. We are passionate about our work and are prominently ranked on numerous industry lists. Building Design + Construction ranks Clark Nexsen as a Top 20 architecture and engineering firm and we have been named to the Architect 50 list of top U.S. firms for the past four years. Our culture supports the pursuit of excellence to engage and inspire the best professionals.
Our firm is headquartered in Virginia Beach, Virginia, with 450 employees in office locations in Virginia, North Carolina, Georgia, and Texas. We offer outstanding compensation, benefits, and growth opportunities in a positive work environment. We believe we can create a better world through our work. Giving back is also a guiding philosophy. As a company and as individuals, we proudly volunteer and give back to the surrounding communities where we live and work.
Generous benefits: Health, Dental, 401k, Short and Long term Disability, Vacation/Sick leave, Aflac, Flexible benefits, and Legal Resources benefits are available.
We seek to hire a Senior Civil Engineer PE in our Virginia Beach, VA office who will be responsible for performing and directing civil engineering duties on multi-discipline building design projects of moderate to large scope, and projects that involve only civil engineering.
General responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
Performing civil engineering duties as a Senior Civil Engineer including analysis and design involving utilities, roadways, site grading, stormwater management, erosion control, and site plan preparation; supervising and directing the work of Civil Engineers and EI/EIT’s assigned to the project; coordination with other design disciplines; managing the production of contract documents; and satisfying project budget and schedule requirements
Concurrently leading several projects of moderate complexity and scope when required by schedule and/or resource constraints
Meeting with clients to prepare and/or validate proposed scope of services
Managing the Civil portion of multi-discipline projects and working with assigned Project Managers to meet project budget, schedule, goals, and objectives
Coordinating, supervising, and communicating all aspects of the Civil design within multi-discipline teams to ensure that civil design details integrate properly with all other disciplines
Communication with the Contractor on Design-Build projects to verify suitability of systems and materials selected
Managing and supervising Civil support services associated with the bidding process, including preparing addenda and amendments and opening and tabulating bids
Managing and supervising Civil support services associated with the construction phase, including field visits, answering RFIs, reviewing shop drawings, and preparing record drawings
Ensuring staff compliance with quality control policies and procedures
Working with, responding to, and taking direction from Managing Principals, Project Managers, Design Managers, Operations Directors and senior management.
Assist in presenting projects to clients, contractors, project team members, Authorities Having Jurisdiction, and members of the public through all stages of the project
Actively support Company marketing and business development activities
Establish and maintain positive client relationships
Provide technical guidance to Civil staff
Mentoring and monitoring the professional development of Civil staff
Assisting Department Director and Department Head in developing new and/or revised processes and procedures
Representing the Department Head (DH) when the DH is unavailable
Leading staff training sessions
Providing input to Department Head on staff annual performance reviews
Project responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
Performing Project Manager duties as assigned
Serve in the role of Design Manager on projects as assigned
Responsible for discipline design and documentation
Develop discipline design approach and methodology
Develop discipline project plan and production methodology
Preparing accurate, complete, and code-compliant Civil drawings and specifications for schematic, design development, and construction document submittals.
Reviewing calculations and all work products produced by Civil engineers and Civil EI/EIT’s assigned to the project, particularly analysis and design assumptions and input data, and output results
Reviewing all drawings produced by Civil technicians assigned to the project
Preparing scope and fee proposals for the Civil portion of multi-discipline projects or single-discipline, Civil-only projects
Assist MP and PM in development of project proposals, budgets & schedules
Perform discipline QA/QC reviews on assigned projects
Review and approve discipline specifications
Respond to RFI’s, Dr Check comments, etc.
Lead discipline bidding and construction administration activities
Back-check discipline QC/gray team comments
Monitor and adhere to project budget and schedule
Graduation from an ABET-accredited 4-, 5-, or 6-year engineering program in one of the following disciplines:
Civil and Environmental Engineering
Civil, Environmental and Infrastructure Engineering
Civil Engineering Technology
Post-graduate degree in Civil Engineering or Civil Engineering-related degree may be given additional consideration
Licenses, Certifications, and Accreditations
Must be a fully licensed Engineer in at least one US state, preferably in the local jurisdiction
NCEES record to facilitate licensure through reciprocity is preferred
Understanding of sustainable design principles and design practices with LEED AP accreditation preferred
Additional certifications such as PTOE, CDT, CCS, or CCCA are encouraged to reflect personal growth in the profession and an ever-increasing knowledge base to enhance the design and documentation process
Active participation in NSPE, ASCE or other related professional organizations is desirable
A Senior Civil Engineer should be able to effectively utilize current company software programs for word processing, e-mail, accounting, and information management.
Working familiarity with design and production software to a point of being able to understand the capabilities and limitations of the programs and interact with the support staff in their use of the software is highly desirable.
A Senior Civil Engineer should typically have 10 years or more of significant design and practice experience in a leadership role with a Civil Engineering firm or a multi-discipline Architectural & Engineering firm. Experience with analysis and design involving utilities, roadways, site grading, stormwater management, erosion control, and site plan preparation is desirable.
Experience as a lead designer or Civil Engineer in federal, state, municipal, healthcare, commercial, higher education or similar projects plus experience in Design/Build and CM at Risk project delivery methods is desirable.
Other Criteria and Considerations
Ability to prepare effective and concise documents and correspondence.
Ability to make effective presentations to a variety of groups
Have a can-do attitude with a desire to provide outstanding professional services
Be dedicated to his or her professional development as well as the success of colleagues and the firm as a whole
Be dedicated to the advancement of the engineering profession
Possess demonstrated ability to lead by example, teaching and mentoring younger staff and working well with others in a team environment
Clark Nexsen is an international full service architectural and engineering design firm that is deeply committed to providing design excellence to U.S. and global clients. Clark Nexsen was ranked 11th on the 2013 Architect 50, a list of top firms in the U.S., and in the Top 20 Architecture/Engineering firms in Building Design + Construction’s 2014 Giants 300 Report. The firm is headquartered in Vi...rginia Beach, Virginia, with 475 employees in 10 additional office locations in Virginia, North Carolina, Georgia, Texas, and Washington, D.C. Our employees enjoy competitive compensation and benefits, an upbeat and professional work environment, and numerous opportunities for career development, and have been recognized locally as one of the “Best Places to Work”. We promote strong ties with the communities in which we live and work - our employees are involved in countless community service projects.