Reports To:   Project Manager

Status:            Full-time, Exempt

Date:               October 2020

Pay Band:      4

Primary Areas of Focus

  • Lead Engineer
  • QA/QC
  • Mentor
  • Construction Administration
  • Project Coordination


Core Responsibilities

  • Master of the office CAD system to perform tasks related to all aspects of design and modeling.
  • Advanced understanding of engineering principals to provide design and drafting of public and private infrastructure.
  • Participates in creating standards and processes, provides support to multiple project teams, and mentors others.
  • Reviews final plan set for quality assurance and control. Review and approval may require stamping.
  • Assist the Project Manager by providing direction and coordination to less experienced engineers.
  • Work with clients and review agencies to produce design drawings and obtain necessary approvals.
  • Prepare technical reports.
  • Utilize specialized engineering techniques or modeling.
  • Participate in construction administration and observation.
  • Understand and follow NE practices and processes to perform tasks on time and within budget.
  • Achieve an 80-90% Billable Utilization Rate. Non-billable activities include company & team meetings, professional development, community involvement, innovation time, culture & engagement activities, mentoring, learning, and training.
  • Accomplish work with limited direction. Determines and develops approaches to solutions. Work is evaluated upon completion to achieve objectives.
  • Accountable for situational success. Provide resolution to complex problems, perform analysis to identify root cause, and use judgment within defined boundaries to develop alternative solutions.
  • This role is an individual contributor role.
  • Decision-making has a significant effect on project resources and achieving project goals.
  • This position has the responsibility to meet project revenue targets.
  • Responsible for completing timecards accurately and on time.
  • The responsibilities of this role allow for telework following Northern’s policy.
  • This role is not eligible for the company cell phone plan.



Skills & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil, Environmental, or related Engineering field.
  • Colorado Professional Engineer license or ability to obtain within one year.
  • Extraordinary experience may be considered in lieu of degree or licensure.
  • Advanced degrees or accreditations are preferred.
  • Minimum of 5-8 years’ experience in civil engineering.
  • Advanced skills in Civil 3D and Microsoft Office.
  • Valid driver’s license and automobile insurance.

Who You Are:

  • Not satisfied with the status quo and are always looking for ways to improve yourself, your team, and the company. Communicate improvements with your team and leaders.
  • Takes responsibility for your own experience and actions and recognizes how your actions impact others.
  • Creates and cultivates authentic internal and external relationships and recognizes the importance of maintaining those connections.
  • Appreciates diversity and serve as a champion in creating an inclusive culture.

Physical Requirements

  • Required to stand, walk, and sit.
  • The position may require a visit to project sites often.
  • The position requires a regular and normal range of hearing.
  • The employee must be able to lift 40 lbs. occasionally.
  • Requires prolonged sitting with 15% of the time spent bending and reaching.
  • Must have manual dexterity sufficient to operate a computer keyboard and calculator.
  • Noise levels consistent with a standard office environment.