Senior Engineer

Columbus, Ohio

Posted in Consultancy

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Job Info

is a multidisciplinary consulting engineering firm that was founded over five decades ago!  We approach engineering challenges from a wider spectrum of angles than most, from land development to energy management.  Our goal is to help communities and private sector clients alike navigate the ever-changing technological advancements available while learning how best to integrate “smart” solutions into the current landscape; this ultimately contributes to resilient and sustainable planning.  Our combination of talent and experience generates unprecedented solutions for diverse & iconic projects around the globe!

We are hiring for a Senior Design Engineer to join our Transportation team on a full-time, direct basis and lead projects while based at our Columbus office in Worthington, OH.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provide technical guidance and mentorship to Engineers & technical staff.
  • Lead / manage complex engineering tasks and projects.
  • Demonstrate mastery of fundamental project management skills and use of PM advanced techniques / practices to increase productivity, efficiency, and accuracy.
  • Deliver scope, schedule, budget, quality, and profitability of all projects managed.
  • Demonstrate expertise in the development of project schedules and cost budgets; this involves demonstrating an understanding and analysis of relevant financial data.
  • Work closely with Project Accounting Staff to monitor / control project cost(s) & billings to meet budgeted profits; this includes analyzing project performance data weekly (and developing recovery plans, as needed).
  • Maintain a long-term perspective when reviewing technical work to optimized effectiveness of results.
  • Work with Management to develop annual productivity and profitability goals for the Division (including staffing, utilization, project profitability, and overhead budgets).
  • Monitor Division performance on a monthly basis (while comparing against forecasted goals as well as prior performance).
  • Develop corrective action plans, as needed.
  • Actively support corporate mission, goals, strategies, policies, and procedures.
  • Promotes effective communication & collaboration internally.
  • Participate in creating and administering company policies as well as developing long-range goals (as directed).
  • Assist with Business Development by actively pursuing work from clients (new & existing); this involves building / maintaining customer relationships, monitoring future work opportunities, communicating regularly, attending client events, developing proposals, and directly negotiating with clients.
  • Additional tasks may be assigned, as needed.

Basic Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering (or a related technical discipline).
  • At least 12 years of professional experience working in Civil Engineering (preferably with Transportation Design projects).
  • Active P.E. license in OH (we will consider candidates who are able to successfully obtain this credential within 6 months of their start date).

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Management and/or Project Management experience is strongly preferred; a proven track record in effective staff management / leadership is a plus!
  • Experience working with a variety of transportation projects:  roadway, highway, etc.
  • Deep knowledge / expertise with ODOT design criteria.
  • Proven ability to contribute to plan preparation on all phases of an engineering design project while utilizing advanced engineering principles.
  • Proficiency with engineering tools (e.g.: CADD, etc.); experience with utilizing 3D modeling software, especially Bentley OpenRoads Designer, is a plus!
  • Proven ability to work independently to solve engineering design issues as well as providing justification for corresponding work changes.
  • Adaptable approach to learn and apply new skills effectively.
  • Proactive ability to investigate / seize opportunities to improve work products (especially with a corresponding sense of pride and ownership in your work!).
  • Ability to establish credibility in the field via professional organizations and other networking opportunities.
  • Proven ability to manage relationships with clients and external partners / contractors.
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal & written).


Why Work With Us?

Pennoni is an ENR Top 500 consulting engineering firm.  At our core, we recognize that the unique qualities of Pennoni’s individuals are essential for innovation and growth as a whole; we offer many opportunities to help you build your career!  We continually strive to build a great workplace where our employees trust the people they work for, enjoy the people they work with, and take pride in what they do.


Equal Opportunity Employer / Veterans / Disabled

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