Civil/Roadway Design Lead

ID 2024-6829
Job Locations
US-CA-Los Angeles | US-CA-Laguna Hills | US-CA-Orcutt | US-CA-Cerritos | US-CA-Ontario | US-CA-Riverside | US-CA-San Diego
Position Type
Regular Full-Time

Job Description

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Take Your Delivery Management Career to the Next Level 

Do you have a passion for managing budgets, meeting deadlines, and exceeding client expectations? Our delivery management professionals are involved in project delivery from initiation and planning to execution, monitoring, and closeout. Each phase requires strong attention to detail while communicating to internal and external stakeholders. Do you have a proven track record in managing goals and objectives? Consider joining our team and work with peers who have vast industry knowledge and experience solving complex problems


Step into Your New Role 

Kleinfelder's Southern California Area is seeking an experienced Civil Roadway Design Lead for design/build projects to join our team based out of one of Kleinfelder’s Southern California offices. This position has the option of a hybrid work schedule. This position will have the opportunity to manage a diverse project design team for transportation projects. This position will lead and deliver all phases of projects from proposal through construction and will work with our diverse team of resources located both locally and nationally, our teaming partners, and the client.  Experience with delivery mechanisms such as Design-Bid-Build, Design/Build, and engineering services during construction is preferred.


As the Civil Roadway Design Lead, the successful candidate will be responsible for coordination with clients, consultants/sub-consultants, and teaming partnerships to develop new work and to effectively manage the work in a fiscally successful manner.  

A successful candidate will demonstrate skills in: development of scope, budgets, work breakdown structures, schedules; project controls, quality plans, project staffing plans; effective communication with team members, client and stakeholders; risk analysis and mitigation; procurement and management of sub consultants, subcontractors.



  • Minimum of 10 years of related experience, and 5 years of experience as project/design manager. Knowledge of applicable laws and regulations required. 
  • Proven experience in project management with multi-faceted infrastructure projects.  
  • California Professional Engineering License or ability to obtain within 6 months of hire
  • Outstanding communications skills and the ability to lead project teams.

Move Forward with Kleinfelder 

Kleinfelder has been connecting great people to the best work since 1961. We are engineers, scientists, and construction professionals providing solutions that improve our clients' transportation, water, energy, and other private infrastructure. As a responsive, cross-disciplinary team of bright, curious, and innovative problem-solvers, we are dedicated to doing the right thing, every day, on every project from over 85 offices in the US, Canada, and Australia. Connecting great people to the best work is our purpose - together, we deliver. 


Progress with an Employer that Values You 

Kleinfelder is an inclusive organization free from discrimination. We are a stronger organization when we are a diverse workforce and believe that through diversity, equity, and inclusion comes creativity, innovation, and unity. We are proud to offer the following: 


Benefits: Kleinfelder offers an excellent compensation and benefits package, including: medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) plan, and paid holidays.  The expected salary range for the position is displayed in accordance with the Washington Pay Transparency Law.  Final agreed upon compensation is based upon individual qualifications and experience. Salary range: $112,000- $174,000

Career Development: We are committed to investing in the professional development of our staff, offering each employee every opportunity to grow, develop, and take control of their career paths. We support these efforts through reimbursements for continuing education as well as many of the expenses associated with trainings and certifications, and opportunities for career development through our internal Mentoring Program. 


Equal Opportunity: Kleinfelder is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans. (Compliant with the new VEVRAA and Section 503 rules) 



Please note that Kleinfelder does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, Kleinfelder will not consider or agree to payment for any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, Kleinfelder explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resume, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of Kleinfelder. 






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