Sr. Project Engineer

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HR Collaboration Group
Elkhart, IN, United States

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Sr. Project Engineer


South Bend, IN 

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Job Description:

This role is located in South Bend, IN. A beautiful Midwest town with affordable living and exceptional school systems.  South Bend is just a short drive to several larger cities and attractions (1.5 hr to Fort Wayne; 1.5 hours to Chicago or 2.5 to Indianapolis, 1.0 hour to Lake Michigan).  This is a great location for anyone looking to end long commutes and live in a scenic area while still maintaining access to big city amenities!  
Who We Are:
Our client is a leading regional Professional Engineering service group focused on a broad range of civil engineering project services in the areas of transportation, bridges, structures, soil and water resources. We have been involved in the planning, design, rehabilitation and reconstruction of transportation infrastructures throughout Northern and Central Indiana as well as Michigan for over 45 years. Our expertise, creative, collaborative and effective quality-driven deliverables makes us the premier Engineering Group in the area.  

What We Offer:
  • Exciting innovative, collaborative, and team-oriented work environment
  • Challenging and progressive career development
  • Competitive salaries
  • 401k Plan with Employer Matching Contributions
  • Excellent Comprehensive Health & Wellness programs
  • Best practice PTO policies and paid holidays
  • Open communication, recognition programs, and team-building events
  • And much more to motivated, results-oriented individuals who want to make a real difference in their community and role
What You’ll Do:
As the Senior Engineer, you will research, plan, develop, and execute on projects, ensuring both client and business goals are achieved. 
Your Accountabilities in the Role:

1) Collaborates with clients on project needs and specifications, as well as researches competitive and innovative techniques, to develop an enhanced proposed project scope that is viable based on cost, quality, timing, and safety. 
2) Leads a project team(s) to execute various moderate to large project scopes effectively, ensuring timing, resources, and costs are aligned to the project expectations and profit goals.
3) Reviews, manages, updates, and communicates Project Plan changes/timelines to ensure conformity and quality that are aligned to the project scope and costs. 
4) Establishes communication check-points with clients to ensure expectations are consistently being met. 
5) Provides technical support on complex project issues via telephone or in person for internal and external clients to remedy problems quickly.
6) Acts as the technical advisor for upper management and staff to provide insight, mentoring, and guidance for a successful, growing team. 
7) Prepares proposals to provide professional services or obtain funding for projects or programs, ensuring information is accurate, timely and meets both client and organizational goals.
Position Requirements:
  1. Education: A Bachelor’s Degree in a related Engineering field from an ABET/EAC accredited program, or equivalent combination of education and experience required.  Utilizes lifelong learning to build knowledge.
  2. Experience: 8+ years of progressive experience in developing and leading advanced/complex engineering projects with outside clients, with 3+ years of supervising, leading, or mentoring others. 
  3. Certification(s): P.E. required; member of a Professional Association preferred
  4. Functional Skills:   Excellent researching, developing, planning, and execution skills.  Strong organization, prioritization, and time management skills. Proven ability to manage broad projects (i.e. large or many) based on extensive skillset with only broad guidelines/objectives. Strong attention to details, analytical, thoroughness, and accuracy.  Forward-thinker with excellent problem-solving skills required, utilizing a broad set of guidelines.   
  5. Technology Aptitude/Skills: Proficiency in Microsoft Office products including Excel, Word, Project, and Outlook; Experienced with CAD systems, with the ability to learn proprietary software required.
  6. Language Skills: Advanced written and verbal communication skills; can present to large groups, where applicable.
  7. Leadership/Behaviors: Collaborative, innovative, supportive, and client/goal-focused; ability to be flexible, adaptable to move efficiently with business/project changes; Self-directed and able to mentor/lead teams.  Strong quality focus.
  8. Culture Match Behaviors:  Professional in appearance, strong work ethic, high integrity and accountability, who performs work from the discovery, to the design/process, and throughout the project/task steps in a way that provides the best comprehensive, quality product that fits the client’s needs and is aligned to the goals & values of LFA. 
Other Important Information:     
Salary:  Salary is commensurate with proven expertise.
And, the compensation will grow as the team member grows!
Reports To:  President
Core Hours:  8:00 am – 5:00 pm (some additional time during the week to cover global time zones)
Typical Work Week:  M-F; with approximately 40-45 hours a week on average
Direct Reports:     None