Sr. Project Engineer in Troy, MI at Hire Road

Date Posted: 11/19/2019

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    Troy, MI
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Job Description

Senior Project Engineer

Troy, MI/Washington Township, MI


Our client is a leader in the commercial, residential, and industrial civil engineering industry who is looking to add an experienced and independent Senior Project Engineer. The Senior Project Engineer will lead a staff including a Project Engineer, Staff Engineer and/or CAD Designer to complete projects. They will maintain full design responsibility for projects, mentor their staff engineers, and interface with the Project Manager and clients.

The Senior Project Engineer must have at least 8 years of experience leading civil engineering projects.

Senior Project Engineer Requirements:

  • Formal Education, Licenses and Certifications
    • Bachelor of Civil Engineering or equivalent
    • Michigan P.E. License or ability to obtain
  • Knowledge and Experience
    • 8-10 years of engineering experience showing progressively increasing responsibility
    • In-depth experience using AutoCAD for land development applications, Civil 3D (preferred)
    • Working knowledge of typical computer software programs used for civil engineering design and management (Microsoft Office, etc.)
  • Competencies and Personal Attributes
    • Self-motivated and responsible
    • Ability to work collaboratively on a project team
    • Ability to plan one own time and demonstrates good time management skills
    • Ability to problem-solve, complete tasks efficiently and exercise sound engineering judgment
    • Ability to work on several projects concurrently, prioritize work load and cope with tight timelines to meet all deadlines without compromising quality
    • Effective written and verbal communication is necessary
    • Ability to shape communications for specific audiences, and can accept and receive feedback
    • Strong attention to detail and has an aptitude for noticing small errors on engineering designs

Senior Project Engineer Description:

  • Prepares engineering analysis, design, calculations, and reports for a portion or all of a project for review by a Project Manager
  • Designs grading and drainage for site improvements
  • Designs utility piping systems, involving sanitary, water main, fire protection, and storm drainage
  • Performs hydrology and hydraulic calculations for gravity and pressure piping systems and above ground conveyances
  • Works with dynamic design teams including landscape architects, land use planners, attorneys, owners, and facility managers
  • Prepares project drawings, calculations, and specifications
  • Assists in the preparation of proposals and fee estimates for potential projects of limited scope and complexity
  • Maintains complete design responsibility for projects; mentors staff engineers
  • Performs construction assistance related tasks including responding to RFI (Request for Information), visiting job sites, reviewing submittals, and coordinating with design team for revisions
  • Develop and present project-specific or technical presentations to clients, technical organizations, and in-house staff
  • Prepares plan review, permit applications, analyze zoning ordinances, and land use
  • Attends and participates in project meetings; stays current on legal and industry regulations
  • Performs other duties as assigned


Choosing the Hire Road is about shared success, active and committed partnerships and relationships that last.  Hire Road is solely focused on connecting highly skilled professionals with leading organizations. We are a solutions-based, results-oriented staffing company specializing in a wide range of industry specific practices. To put it simply, we recruit, screen and hire talented people for temporary and full-time positions.

This classification description is intended to indicate the general kinds of tasks and levels of work difficulty that are required of positions given this title and should not be construed as declaring what the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position shall be.  It is not intended to limit or in any way modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct and control the work of the employees under her/his supervision.  The use of a particular expression or illustration describing duties shall not exclude other duties not mentioned that are of a similar kind or level of difficulty.

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