Reports To:   Director

Status:            Full-time, Exempt

Date:               October 2020

Pay Band:      4         

Primary Areas of Focus

  • Project Coordination
  • Quality Assurance & Control
  • Due Diligence
  • Issue Resolution
  • Contract Management

Core Responsibilities

  • General understanding of engineering principals to direct design on specific project tasks and perform independent design when necessary.
  • Proficient with the office CAD system to perform or direct tasks related to all aspects of design.
  • Provide support to multiple project teams and mentor others.
  • Perform due diligence and project research.
  • Performs quality assurance and control to ensure consistency in deliverables.
  • Assist Project Managers by providing direction and coordination to less experienced engineers.
  • Attend public agency meetings.
  • Work with Project Managers or Director to establish and manage deadlines for project stages and provide project teams with necessary information.
  • Work with Director, Project Manager, and project team to resolve urgent issues.
  • Work with clients and public agencies to obtain necessary approvals.
  • May participate in construction administration and observation.
  • Provide proposal preparation, contract management, and additional services support to Project Managers.
  • Understand and follow NE practices and processes to perform tasks on time and within budget.
  • Achieve and 80-90% Billable Utilization Rate. Non-billable activities include company & team meetings, professional development, community involvement, innovation time, culture & engagement activities, proposal preparation, contract management, mentoring, learning, and training.
  • Accomplish work with limited direction. Determine and develop approaches to solutions. Work is evaluated upon completion to achieve objectives.
  • Accountable for situational success. Provide resolution to complex problems, performs 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 eligible for the company cell phone plan.



Skills & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil, Environmental, or related Engineering field.
  • Engineer in Training (EIT) Certification or ability to obtain within one year.
  • Extraordinary experience may be considered in lieu of degree or certification.
  • Minimum of 5-8 years’ experience in civil engineering.
  • Proficient with 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.