Civil Engineer

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Salas O'Brien
United States

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Civil Engineer


Evansville, IN 

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Civil Engineer
We work across a variety of industries providing integrated engineering and consulting services. Our specialized experience includes design for data centers, healthcare, science and technology, high-rise buildings, clean energy, education, and other building types as well as structural and building sciences, infrastructure asset management, advanced robotics, and more.

 Job Summary:
Salas O’Brien is seeking a motivated Civil Engineer to join our multi-disciplinary design firm in Evansville, IN. The qualified applicant will have the opportunity to engage in all phases of a project from inception to completion of construction.  This involvement is intended to grow individuals and nurture design talents. 
The types of projects that you will work on will include: 
  • Office Facilities 
  • Educational Facilities 
  • Healthcare Facilities 
  • Warehouses 
  • Manufacturing Facilities 
  • Industrial Facilities 
  • Municipal Facilities     
In this role, you will:
As a Civil Engineer for projects, you will be required to demonstrate a high standard of professionalism and client focus/customer service; be resourceful and flexible, effective at handling multiple tasks; have good computer skills; have strong presentation, written, and verbal skills; and be able to effectively delegate or be delegated to while working in a collaborative format with multiple team members.  
You will be required to: 
  • Listen to our clients’ needs and independently provide value to  them by evaluating options based upon the client’s needs and desires, first cost, and life cycle cost.  
  • Communicate your design recommendations to our clients, project team, construction contractors, and vendors in presentations, meetings, via email and phone as necessary.  
  • Work alone on projects or work on a project team with other technical staff to design and detail new systems that are needed, assuring that the work is accurate and coordinated and that the quality assurance measures have been followed. 
  • Provide timely services that meet the needs of the clients and the overall project schedule requirements. 
  • Maintain appropriate contact with our existing clients so that they think of our firm when services are needed. 
  • Lead the pursuit of projects for new and existing clients by meeting with them to discuss the projects, conducting presentations, and writing proposals.   
  • Provide the technical assessment of potential project opportunities to aid in project go/no-go decisions. 
  • Lead and oversee the work of other engineers and designers as a Project Design Lead or a Project Manager to develop project deliverables. 
  • Perform Civil design calculations following office standards. 
  • Stay abreast of new design and analysis technologies and building materials through continuing education activities.  
Specific design-related services include: 
  • Overall site planning 
  • Site grading and volume calculations 
  • Stormwater management design 
  • Stormwater pollution control systems 
  • Gravity sewer design 
  • Pump station design 
  • Pressure distribution systems 
  • Roadway design 
  • Develop specification documents 
  • Roadway design 
You will be a great fit if:
  • Applicants should have a minimum of a BS in Civil Engineering and a minimum of 8 years of experience in the design of industrial, municipal, and commercial facilities.
  • Applicants should have a working knowledge of Civil analysis and design software (specifically Civil 3D preferred).
  •  Have an E.I.T
  • A Professional Engineering license is preferred
  • Department of Transportation experience is a plus. 
The Physical and Ergonomic Requirements of this position are as follows: 
  • Lifting/carrying:  Carrying light loads related to field measurement equipment, equipment cases weighing 15 lbs. or less. 
  • Dexterity:  Ability to type using a keyboard with relative efficiency, ability to make handwritten notes and sketches indoors and outdoors at industrial plant and construction sites at any time of the year. 
  • Walking/Climbing:  Ability to use multi-level stair towers and rung ladders unassisted. 
  • Visual Acuity:  Ability to discern single line and 3-dimensional computer images representing objects being designed or drafted. 
  • Hearing:  Ability to hear safety alarms and signals while wearing hearing protection. 
  • Physical exertion:  Ability to walk up to one mile on industrial plants and construction sites outdoors at any time of the year.  Ability to work in protective clothing which may elevate body temperatures by several degrees Fahrenheit for periods of up to 15 minutes without a break. 
  • Breathing:  Ability to work while wearing a respirator or self-contained breathing apparatus.
Location: Evansville, IN
Travel: Up to 5%
 Equal Opportunity Employment Statement
Salas O’Brien provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, colour, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state/provincial, or local laws. Salas O’Brien will accommodate the disability-related needs of applicants as required by law.