Senior Civil Site Engineer

Requisition ID
Work Location
Department / Discipline
Civil Engineering
Position Type
Staff / Permanent
Professional & Technical

Overview / Responsibilities

Do you have a wide range of experience, but having trouble seeing your career advance with your current employer? Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions is recruiting a Team Leader for our Civil Engineering business in our Wilmington, North Carolina office. The Wilmington Wood E&IS Office is a well-established, successful and vibrant operation with a combined staff of 25 personnel. This individual will be part of our established engineering and technical team that supports our industrial, energy, transportation and municipal customers. The position relies on a combination of leadership and technical qualities. As a Team Leader, you will set the bar of excellence for delivering a quality project. You will be responsible for staff mentoring, setting career paths with staff, establishing the group’s vision for growth and diversity. The successful candidate will have a strong desire to build and grow our talented professionals into thriving consultants. 


Key Responsibilities:

  • Engage in team mentoring and development, with support from the Branch Manager
  • Assist in career paths for staff in the civil group with support from the Branch Manager
  • Build on the already established success and support the vision for the team and have team take ownership of the success
  • Assist team with Business Development activities with Support from Branch Manager and others
  • Provide technical collaboration to all projects within the group
  • Remain a technical liaison for all civil work
  • Perform Independent Technical Review, on work performed by others, as a part of our Quality Control program
  • Prepare scope of work and costing documents for proposals
  • Know and understand various Agencies of Jurisdiction and associated rules and guidelines
  • Provide project leadership and orchestrating team efforts to execute a prescribed scope of work on time and within budget.
  • Various traditional Project Management functions (project metrics) and lead client meetings

Skills / Qualifications

The individual is expected to have:

  • B.S. in Civil Engineering
  • 15 years or more of engineering experience
  • Licensed Professional Engineer in North Carolina, or ability to become licensed within six (6) months of hire date
  • Leadership skills that promotes a team atmosphere
  • Experience with staff supervision
  • Ability to establish team bench marking and strategically plan a vision for the group
  • Adhere to corporate/office standards for safety and quality of work
  • Ability to recognize a project’s critical path and continually plan for project success.
  • Experience preparing work scopes and draft proposals
  • Take ownership of civil engineering designs completed by the team as the Engineer of Record
  • Strong written/oral communication skills and the ability to plan for team success
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access)
  • Working knowledge of common Civil Engineering software tools (e.g. AutoCAD, Civil 3D, SWMM, HEC-RAS, EPANET 2), although proficiency is not required



Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world’s most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 45,000 people.


Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.


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