Senior Civil Engineer

Job Title: Senior Civil Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Houston, United States
Salary: USD55 - USD65 per hour, Benefits: Yes
Start Date: 2018-02-26
Reference: 77268
Contact Name: Paul Henry
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 14, 2018 17:33

Job Description

Applies sound and diversified knowledge of engineering principles and practices.

• Makes independent decisions on engineering problems and methods that are recognized as authoritative and have an important impact on engineering activities.

• Uses advanced techniques and the modification and extension of theories, principles and practices to solve problems.

• Acts as internal consultant to engineers and technical staff.

• As individual researcher or staff specialist, carries out complex novel assignments requiring the development of new or improved techniques and procedures.

• May represent Company in outside discussions and technical forums.

• Becomes thoroughly familiar with codes, client and project specific specifications, procedures, vendor data, general arrangements and other requirements.

• May be assigned to organize design effort on a particular building, structure, or area.

• Coordinates with counterparts in other departments as needed keeping lead engineer informed.

• Performs computer and possible manual design.

• Provides sketches for drafting, complete with respect to details requiring engineering input.

• Follows up closely with drafting/design to resolve questions and ensure adequacy of content in the final drawing.

• Performs other duties as assigned by lead such as specifications material requisitions, checking of calculations, drawing recheck, review of steel shop details, etc.

• Through lessons learned on projects, provides input to Department Quality Program, Standards and Procedures.

• Provides overall supervision.

• Organizes work to comply with project requirements.

• Prepares and updates the Department Design Basis for a project.

• Prepares material requisitions and technical input to subcontract packages.

• Analyzes and approves EA/QA's.

• Maintains a copy of the relevant sections of the project estimate and generates change notices.

• Assigns all engineering work including checking of calculations; reviews engineering sketches.

• Checks drawings for conformity with design requirements.  Stamps drawings as required.

• Ensures that drawing recheck is performed.

• Reviews other disciplines and vendor print inter-squad drawings.

• Reviews and helps update drawing schedule.  Makes man-hour forecasts. 

• Saves original calculations and soils report for Department files.

• Assigned as a lead engineer on a small project or sub-project area.

Knowledge, Experience and Skillset Required:

Must have strong civil experience in land development, earthwork, erosion control, drainage etc

• Bachelor Degree in Civil/Structural Engineering

• Licensed Professional Engineer (by exam).

• 7 to 12 plus years of experience