Senior Civil Engineer

ID 2024-6868
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Regular Full-Time

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Take Your Delivery Management Career to the Next Level

Do you have a passion for project delivery? Our Delivery Management professionals are involved in project delivery from initiation, planning, execution, monitoring, controlling, and closeout. Each phase requires a 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 is looking for a detail-oriented Senior Civil Engineer to join our team in Houston, TX.  The ideal candidate will have proven experience working with client and project teams to develop and execute project strategies for complex multi-disciplinary projects.  The project work will be multi-disciplinary in nature, but experience in civil design with knowledge of geotechnical and environmental remediation is preferred.  Experience with in-situ soil stabilization/solidification (ISS) is also a plus.



  • Supports the pursuit team in identifying the appropriate resources for projects, define client needs, address client concerns and develop the strategy supported by previous project experience.
  • Lead and participate in technical, cost, and scheduling decisions for interdisciplinary teams ensuring company quality standards and driving customer value.
  • Nurture and grow client relationships and contracts that include complex, multi-disciplinary projects.
  • Leading, growing and mentoring staff - supporting the achievement of professional career goals.
  • Devise new approaches to problems encountered.
  • Manage all phases of project execution including project organization, subcontractor management, scheduling, financial management, health and safety stewardship, and reporting
  • Collaborate on a program of design and construction management projects striving for continuous improvement in process development and execution.
  • Build relationships on technical and client service teams and within client organizations.
  • Communicate effectively with internal and external teams of clients and stakeholders.


Skills & Experience:

  • 10+ years of engineering experience in the civil design, permitting and/or construction of a variety of environmental projects in the energy and infrastructure markets.
  • Demonstrated ability to actively develop and maintain client relationships.
  • Development of near-term and long-term project strategies with the ability to determine and communicate fit-for-purpose solutions to client challenges.
  • Experience with advocacy and engagement with multiple stakeholders to advance project progression.
  • Experienced in Business Development activities with a background in utilizing standard tools and information to make tactical course corrections regarding client selection, assignments, targeted opportunities, and proposal efforts.
  • Ability to assess and resolve issues and conflicts internally and externally. 


Education: B.S. degree in Civil, Geotechnical or Environmental Engineering is preferred; or equivalent experience and education.


Experience: Minimum of 7 years of related design/engineering experience and 2 years of project management experience required. 


Certification/Registration: Professional Engineer is required.


All new hire medical surveillance physical exams include a nine-panel, split specimen drug screen and a breath alcohol test. All drug and alcohol testing is conducted in accordance with Kleinfelder’s Substance Abuse Policy. This position may be subject to client mandated random screenings.



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. 


This position may require work on projects requiring full vaccination from COVID-19.  If that is the case, you will be required to show proof of vaccination or an acceptable exemption in order to work on the project.


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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