We are currently seeking a Principal Civil Engineer responsible for leading a team of project managers and engineers as well as implementing the design of residential, commercial, and public development sites. Work with clients to help develop and maintain a pipeline of projects for the team. The PCE will work closely with clients and the design team to coordinate the completion of the design ensuring quality, maintaining project schedule and implementation within the project budget. It is important to have a passion for design and engineering. This position works with a team of highly skilled designers and other technical staff.
Duties and Responsibilities
Lead a team of project managers and engineers
Work on, and lead civil efforts on, engineering designs preparing reports, construction drawings, specifications, and calculations for various projects.
Establish and foster client relations and develop proposals and budgets as the client manager.
Participate in professional and/or technical organizations.
Communicate effectively with various departments, clients, and agencies.
Mentor the design associates on technical matters and procedures and act as a technical resource to staff.
Develop fee estimates for all project types and ensure projects are delivered on schedule and within scope and budget.
Prepare and conduct technical review of staff, reports, correspondence, calculations and prepare technical recommendations
Prepare proposals with limited supervision; assist in preparation of large-scale proposals
Ensure that QA/QC procedures are implemented within design teams
Develop and initiate business development opportunities
Participate in improving company resources and tools to improve quality and efficiency
Qualified Candidates Will Possess The Following:
Good technical skills with the ability to articulate ideas and concepts both visually and verbally
Experienced in preparation of plans, specifications, cost estimates and providing engineering support services during construction of municipal projects
Demonstrated ability to solve complex problems
Staff management, leadership ability and mentoring skills
Strong oral and written communication skills; ability to prepare reports and proposals
Demonstrated project task management abilities
Demonstrated ability to use standard computer programs such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, Outlook, and PowerPoint required
Ability and willingness to develop business from new and existing clients
Strong local and client ties with area clients that require civil engineering and related services is a plus
Education, Experience, Qualifications:
BS Degree in Civil Engineering, MS preferred
10+ years of progressively responsible Engineering and Management experience
Land development project experience
Professional Engineering (PE) license required. Multi-state preferred
This position requires a current valid driver’s license and clean driving record.
LDC, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to status as a protected veteran or a qualified individual with a disability, or other protected status.
LDC is a civil engineering, structural engineering, land surveying, and project management consulting firm located in Woodinville, Washington. At LDC, quality is our passion. We operate with a high level of efficiency while continually developing innovative solutions. LDC considers its clients’ needs the top priority. We not only meet but exceed our clients’ expectations for every project, large o...r small. With a staff of over 40 employees, we have the capacity to meet our clients’ needs on any size project. Regarding design concepts and planning support, LDC continues to exemplify "Engineering ABOVE the Standard." It is this business philosophy that has enabled LDC to build and maintain a large and diverse client base across the Northwest region. LDC, Inc. is a certified MBE/DBE business and Equal Opportunity Employer.