SME is seeking a Senior Project Engineer for a regular, full-time position with our Geotechnical Services Group in our Columbus, Ohio office.
Responsibilities for this position includes:
Identifying and securing clients and business/project opportunities both independently and in support of other local, regional and corporate business development activities.
Preparing successful proposals, negotiating professional service fees and contracts.
Identifying and participating in professional and business organizations and other networking activities that will foster relationships with clients and potential clients.
Learning about other SME services to assist in promoting and expanding geotechnical and other SME services to new and existing clients.
Preparing design calculations, drawings and specifications for earth retention, grouting, deep foundation, and reinforced earth systems projects.
Completing analytical modeling for geotechnical evaluations.
Preparing geotechnical evaluation reports.
Mentoring and leading project team members to successfully complete assigned responsibilities.
SME offers excellent opportunities for professional development, growth, leadership, and ownership in a flexible, fast-paced working environment. Our robust benefits package for regular, full-time team members includes: Medical/Prescription coverage with no premiums required; life, disability and long-term care insurance coverage; matching 401(k); Profit Sharing; tuition reimbursement up to $5000 per calendar year); and generous bonus and paid time off programs. SME is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to protected veteran/military status, disability, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin. SME is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.
Requirements for this position include:
A minimum of 5 years of experience managing projects and maintaining/developing clients.
A Master's Degree in Civil Engineering with specialization is Geotechnical Engineering.
Preference will be given to local candidates, who have familiarity with Mathcad, Slide, CT-shoring and Allpile or LPile.
Ability to build a practice by bringing or establishing a network for prospects and clients to get new business.
Excellent communication, report writing and customer relations skills.
The ability to work independently and as part of a team.
A clean driving record and experience driving in the U.S.
Willingness and ability to work overtime, including weekends when needed, travel to cover out-of-town overnight projects.
SME is a professional consulting engineering firm in the geosciences, materials and the environment. Our team of experienced, responsive problem solvers excels in formulating customized, practical and sustainable solutions for site, building and infrastructure challenges which add value and extend the life of projects. Our capabilities serve many markets in the built and natural environment, including Development/ Redevelopment, Transportation, Education, Energy, Healthcare, Commercial, Industrial, Retail, and State/Local Government.
Since our founding in 1964, SME has provided professional engineering services for more than 80,000 projects and has grown to a 200-plus staff, with offices in Michigan, Ohio and Indiana. The Engineering News Record (ENR) ranks SME among the top 500 design firms within the United States. Visit our website at www.sme-usa.com and follow us on Twitter: @sme_usa.