Civil Engineer II / III
KLJ - Bismarck, ND

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Civil Engineer II / III

Bismarck, ND

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Full Time Position Purpose: The Civil Engineer II/III plans, designs, reviews, and directs timely, accurate, and cost efficient engineering services both in the office and in the field; and maintains or exceeds expectations.

Essential Functions:
  • Effectively deal with difficult situations and confrontation both internally and externally with contractors and clients.
  • Exercise independent thinking, creativity, and initiative in the performance of these duties.
  • Perform all responsibilities with attention to detail and deadlines.
  • Must project a professional, positive attitude and exercise confidentiality.
  • Work effectively both independently and as team member.
  • Understand, interpret, participate in, and implement company-mandated safety policies.
  • Travel is required; may work overtime, especially during the construction season.

Responsibilities: Responsibilities include planning, design, construction, and maintenance services in the areas of land and site development, water resources and construction. This individual may also direct, coordinate, and supervise staff.
  • Provide services for civil engineering projects to include design, plans, specifications, reports, maps, environmental impacts, project budgets, scope of work, permits, contracts, schedules, estimates, surveying, data collection, construction observation, field investigation, and coordination of subconsultants and contractors.
  • Provide engineering services with accuracy, on time and under budget.
  • Project manager, client manager, and project engineer on designated projects.
  • Coordination of business development, marketing strategy, and handling of project financials.
  • Provide direction and review for and support to the group by leading design aspects of projects; instructing, training, and mentoring group members and support staff; and adhering to project budget and schedule.
  • Provide quality control and quality assurance on all project work.
  • Coordinate, facilitate, and attend internal and external meetings.
  • Client contact and communication. Utilize effective communication skills to answer inquiries from coworkers, clients, or the public.
  • Public involvement includes speaking and meeting with stakeholders as well as working with staff to produce reports, graphics, presentations, and other visual material.
  • Provide all engineering services in a legal and ethical manner.
  • Serve as onsite project representative. Review construction site to monitor progress and other duties per the contract documents.

Qualifications: A Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering is required. This position requires 5-15 years of experience and will involve participating in a variety of projects including land development and site development for residential and commercial sites and municipal utility projects such as water systems, waste water systems, and storm water management. It will involve client relations, marketing and all aspects of projects including proposal preparation, contracts, design, and production meetings. A PE license is required, and the individual must become registered in the state of ND. The individual must interact with people at all levels and communicate effectively. Strong computer skills, detail-oriented, self-starter, leadership, organizational, and interpersonal skills are essential. A valid drivers license is required.
Hours and Travel: This position requires the individual work 40 hours per week with 85% of the time spent in the office and 15% in the field.

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; stand; walk; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The employee frequently is required to talk or hear.
The employee must frequently lift and move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and move up to 75 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. The noise level on the construction site is often loud.

Required Documents to Apply:
  • Two documents are required for us to process your application.
  • They must be separate and in PDF or Microsoft Word format:
    • Cover Letter - you may address your letter to HR Recruiter
    • Resume
  • Do not use extra punctuation or spaces when naming your documents.
  • Use "john_resume.doc" instead of "john.resume.doc" or "john's resume.pdf"

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