Civil Engineer – PE – Pittsburgh, PA

Title: Civil Engineer – PE – Department Manager
Location: Pittsburgh, PA
Skills: Civil 3D, land development
Type: Contract + Direct Hire
Pay Rate: TBD based on experience
Duration: Long Term
Start Date: ASAP
Civil Engineer – PE – Department Manager
  • Responsibilities:
    • The Civil Engineering Department Manager (CDM) reports to the Chief Production Officer (CPO)
    • All aspects of the Civil Engineering Department including production oversight, personnel management, Client management and satisfaction, business development, scheduling, quality control and financial management including department performance.
    • Leadership and Oversight of Project Managers performing the following functions (and self-performing):
      • Zoning Reviews of municipal zoning and land development ordinances and agency regulations
      • Site Investigation & Due Diligence Investigations
      • Preparation of Concept Drawings based upon Client’s objectives and conclusions of due diligence
      • Grading design including earthwork analysis, site grading and ADA compliance
      • Design of utility systems, including stormwater runoff & conveyance, sanitary sewer collection, water distribution, etc.
      • Soil Erosion & Sediment Control Design, including calculations, BMP’s, design and sequencing
      • Project Coordination, including conferring with client, attorney, project team and Red Swing affiliates for the purpose of preparing a comprehensive site plan application
      • Preparation of Written Correspondence with outside agencies, client, attorney, contractor, etc. inclusive of technical reports including drainage, sanitary sewer and site investigation reports
    • Other duties as assigned
  • Qualifications:
    • 20+ years of Experience
    • Professional Engineering licensure is required
    • The ability to manage multiple projects and staff concurrently, while meeting deadlines
    • Build and maintain Client contacts and relations
    • A detailed understanding of Civil Engineering workflow processes, construction drawings, permitting, utility coordination, stormwater standards and design, erosion control, and approval processes
    • Proficiency in AutoCAD Civil 3D
    • The ability to manage, train and develop staff
    • The ability to motivate and cultivate a positive working environment
    • The ability to lead by example and hold individuals accountable for staying focused and avoiding distractions in the workplace
    • The ability to prioritize and meet deadlines for projects
    • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal, are required


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