Civil Engineer

Cleveland, Ohio

Direct Hire

Post Date


Job Id: 59704

Civil Engineer
Our client is seeking a Civil Engineer that will support a variety of challenging multi-disciplinary engineering assessment and civil engineering design projects. Projects include general site civil/geotechnical, water resources management, waste management, remediation, and contaminated site management. This is an excellent opportunity to join a growing business unit in a privately held company with over 60 years of preparing smart, integrated solutions for our clients. This position will be based in our Cleveland, OH office.

Civil Engineer Roles & Responsibilities
The successful candidate will:
Work collaboratively with a technical team supporting heavy industry clients with a diversity of challenging civil and environmental projects.
Take an active role in and ownership of each project and assigned task, even if the work effort is outside of the candidate’s core competencies, while seeking guidance from other technical/senior management.
Provide technical and engineering and design contributions to site investigations, civil/remedial design, and closure implementation projects to address client goals and objectives.
Prepare civil/surface water, geotechnical/stability, geo-environmental design plans, supporting design calculations, technical specifications and supporting engineering cost estimates for “to be built” civil and geo-environmental construction projects.
Prepare proposals, technical reports/presentations and regulatory compliance submissions for client deliverables including findings and recommendations from a variety of civil and environmental engineering projects.
Support management of projects to meet technical, quality, budgetary and scheduling requirements.
Support field construction activities including office and field CQA assignments for built projects and supporting senior PE certifications of the same.
Minimum Qualifications

Civil Engineer Qualifications
B.S. in Engineering or a similar discipline. M.S. is a plus.
1-5 years of professional services consulting experience.
FE minimum required, on the path to Professional Engineering (PE) registration or certification, a plus
Familiarity with earthwork, site/civil, geotechnical, stormwater aspects of residential/commercial/industrial projects is expected.
Experienced in engineering design supporting site-civil and geo-environmental projects associated with site civil development, heavy industry, and waste management. Coal Combustion Residual (CCR) and industrial/solid waste management experience a plus.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills are a must which includes proficient writing, review, and editing of technical reports, feasibility studies and basis of design documents to meet scope and quality objectives and client expectations.
Maturity and willingness to accept direction and project responsibilities including office and field assignments and a demonstrated record of self-directed and motivated attitude toward learning and career growth.
Strong computer literacy skills including a working knowledge of industry standard software is required, such as AutoCAD/Autodesk/Civil 3D, Autodesk Hydraulics and Hydrology tools is preferred.
Strong organization skills and an attention to detail is expected.
Positive attitude, strong work ethic, flexibility, and willingness to see projects through to completion is a must.
Limited travel as required to support project activities (e.g., meetings, site investigations/construction inspections, CQA activities oversight, and recon./site visits). Travel may also include technical conferences/industry events.

Salary Range: $45,000.00 – 70,000.00/yr

About VanderHouwen
VanderHouwen is an award-winning, Women-Owned, WBENC certified professional staffing firm. Founded in 1987, VanderHouwen has been successfully placing experienced professionals throughout the Pacific Northwest and nationwide. Our recruitment teams are highly specialized in either Technology and IT, Engineering, or Accounting and Finance career markets. Our recruiters value building meaningful, professional relationships with each candidate as well as developing honed knowledge of companies’ staffing needs and workplaces. Partner with us to land your next exciting career.

VanderHouwen is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify. VanderHouwen does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state or federal civil rights laws.


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