HNTB Senior Project Engineer - Drainage in Tallahassee, Florida

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HNTB Corporation is currently seeking a Senior Project Engineer - Drainage in our Tallahassee, Florida office to support our growing transportation practice.

This position will primarily serve on HNTB’s General Engineering Consultant (GEC) contracts providing drainage review services. As a member of our plans review team, you will be responsible for performing quality and conformance reviews of drainage reports and design plans developed by other consultants on FDOT projects. In addition, the position will provide support to HNTB’s drainage design group on various FDOT projects, handling specific design aspects on projects and serving as technical liaison with clients on projects.

Job Summary

Provides coordination of project execution and control, in a given discipline area, to achieve continuity of purpose within scope, budget, and time schedules from initial start-up through project closeout. Also accountable for handling specific design aspects on projects appropriate to discipline field. Coordinates efforts of assigned design team to ensure completeness and accuracy of design effort. Serves as technical liaison with client on project efforts. Responsible for gross revenue of $1-$2M.

Essential Responsibility

  • Responsible for the delivery of project discipline scope elements within budget and schedule.

  • Oversees completeness and accuracy of project team’s work. Supervises and guides team to overall project objectives.

  • Provides senior-level technical expertise to client on project aspects within the discipline.

  • Assists with project management duties.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Additional Responsibilities

  • Review reports, plans and drainage designs for planning, design and construction phases of projects.

  • Provide formal comments on reviews performed and effectively resolve comments with design consultants.

  • Coordinate with multiple disciplines as required.

  • Serve as client interface as required.

  • Participate in project marketing, work planning, scope development and fee estimating.

  • Responsible for the delivery of drainage reviews within budget and on schedule.

  • Coordinate with other members of the plans review team.

  • Provides senior-level technical expertise to client on projects within the drainage discipline.

  • Conduct reviews of and occasionally perform hydrologic/hydraulic studies, develop reports, and design/analyze drainage systems for preliminary and final design.

Basic Qualification

Bachelor's degree in Engineering

10 years relevant experience

Preferred Qualification/Skills

  • Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering plus 10 years of experience required.

  • PE License required.

  • Familiarity with FDOT drainage design criteria required.

  • Drainage design experience on FDOT projects required, such as conducting hydrologic/hydraulic studies, developing hydrologic reports, and designing/analyzing drainage systems for preliminary and final design.

  • Drainage Plans Review/ Quality Control experience preferred.

  • Permitting experience with NWFWMD preferred.

  • Proficiency in HY-8, HEC-RAS, ArcGIS, Microstation, SWMM, HC SWMM, etc. preferred.

  • Experience with Microsoft Office software (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint) preferred.

  • Program Management experience preferred.


General Work Conditions

Combination Office and Field Environment: Most work is performed in an office environment in which there is only minimal exposure to potentially unpleasant working conditions. Incumbent must have the ability to stand and sit frequently and reach horizontally as well as vertically for overhead use. Work may infrequently be performed at client’s job site, construction trailer, and in the field. Work may sometimes require working in inclement weather, working in a construction site, being exposed to heavy construction equipment and doing extensive walking. Adherence to applicable safety protocol is required.

HNTB Corporation is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran.

The HNTB Companies are an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex, national origin, age, disability, pregnancy status, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, marital status, genetic information, citizenship status, or other status protected by law. In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, we will hire only U.S. citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States (if the position is or will be one which is subject to U.S. law). We will provide reasonable accommodation for qualified individual with a disability where appropriate.

Job Location US-FL-Tallahassee

HNTB Job Title Sr Project Engineer

Position Type Regular Full-Time

Category Engineering-Water Services

Job ID 0717-16535