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Senior Civil Designer at Timmons Group

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Type: Full Time
Location: Charlotte, North Carolina

Job Description:

Company Description

Timmons Group is a multi-disciplined engineering and technology firm recognized nationally as a Best Firm to Work For by CE News. We offer a workplace ripe with rewarding opportunities while cultivating a healthy work-life balance. With more than a dozen offices throughout the Mid-Atlantic and Southeast, we provide civil engineering, environmental, economic development, GIS/geospatial technology, landscape architecture and surveying services to a diverse client base. Take a closer look at all that makes Timmons Group unique: diverse talents, challenging assignments, interesting projects, culture of learning and a flexible family-friendly work environment. Competitive salaries and a generous benefits package strengthen the advantages we offer. For more information, visit:

Job Description

We are always accepting applications from experienced Senior Civil Designer candidates to join our team. While we may not have an immediate need at your level in your location of choice, we can hold on to your application for future needs.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

* As an individual contributor, uses professional judgment to direct and independently complete assigned engineering designs.

* Actively assists the Project Manager, or acts as Project Manager, and assigns tasks and schedules to Project Engineers and project team members, answers questions and monitors progress.

* Checks the accuracy (formal and informal QA/QC) of assigned tasks completed by other engineering and technical staff.

* Makes major design decisions that meet the needs of external customers while coordinating the impact of such decisions on related project efforts.

* Pro-actively identifies technical, schedule or financial issues and seeks resolution from the Project Manager and/or the client, as appropriate to the situation.

* Assists the client in bidding or contractor selection if authorized by the Project Manager.

* Monitors construction and supervises field personnel assigned to a task, data collection or a specific project.

* Responds to contractor questions and issues, and prepares and issues project addendum as needed.

* Recommends and prepares change orders.

* Participates in the creation of engineering services proposals, including the calculation/estimation of time schedules and costs of the proposed work.

* Independently communicates on technical matters with the client.

* Acts as technical expert on assigned projects when operating as an individual contributor and acts as Project Manager on smaller scope or specialty projects as assigned.


Skills/Requirements of a successful candidate include but are not limited to:

* At least ten years of design/engineering experience in civil engineering is required

* Intermediate to advanced ability to use AutoCAD Civil 3D software and other engineering automation tools (Revit, BIM 360)

* Must be capable of correctly operating technical analysis equipment and computer equipment

* Must possess strong technical verbal and technical writing skills, and be able to read technical literature and engineering plans

* Must possess strong analytical and problem solving skills, and be able to apply professional knowledge to the solution of both routine and non-routine tasks and engineering activities

* Is expected to develop financial project management skills through assigned project work and assigned project management assignments

* Must exhibit maturity, professionalism and a willingness to solve internal and external client problems

* Must demonstrate two-way communication to effectively work with internal staff and external clients

Additional Information

We are looking for high energy, creative, flexible, patient, self-starters who are willing to work at a dynamic pace. Candidates must share a commitment to our company's Vision, Mission and Shared Values.

Timmons Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or protected Veteran status.