Senior Associate Engineer

Senior Associate Engineer

 

Bakersfield, Merced, Visalia

 
 

Position Purpose

The Senior Associate Engineer works mostly independently to perform more complex engineering work and provides Project Managers with support for various water, sewer, street, environmental, land development, public works, and other engineering projects. The Senior Associate Engineer is distinguished from the Associate Engineer by the ability to not only complete quality work, but also review the work of others to provide quality control, training, and project oversight as needed. The Senior Associate Engineer is also looked to for guidance by junior staff and is expected to provide insight, training, and direction as appropriate. Senior Associate Engineers are key to completing quality deliverables on time and within budget. Senior Associate Engineers also act as Project Managers, which are key to maintaining healthy client relationships, developing business, and successfully delivering quality projects.

What You'll Do

  • May serve as a Project Manager, QA/QC Consultant, Team Leader, or Group Leader with emphasis on technical abilities, leadership skills, or project management abilities
  • Serving as a Project Manager, you will prepare and monitor project budgets using Deltek software, Newforma, and the company adopted procedures
  • Will have overall responsibility for the profitability of his/her projects
  • Responsible for project schedules and timely completion of projects
  • Serves as primary client contact and supervise and monitor client relationship strategies
  • Coordinates and approves pricing, estimating, scoping, and marketing strategies for proposed projects
  • Oversees contract administration
  • Works with clients, agencies, and team members to assure that tasks are appropriate, and deliveries can be made on time and on budget
  • Works with other teams, groups, and/or offices to assure that expert staff is consulted, when appropriate, for a project concern/issue
  • Develops probable construction cost estimates for projects
  • Attends client meetings and associated agency meetings (including the city council, county planning, and zoning, etc.)
  • Acts as District and/or City Engineer for the various Districts and Cities for which we provide on-call engineering services
  • Responsible for control of work-in-progress ensures accurate client billings and conducts outstanding accounts receivable and collection efforts on his/her projects
  • Analyzes reports, maps, survey data, drawings, tests, and aerial photographs to plan and design projects
  • Prepares or directs preparation of reports, specifications, plans, construction schedules, environmental impact studies, and designs for projects
  • Visits construction sites to monitor progress and other duties per the contract documents
  • Serves as on-site project representative
  • Uses computer-assisted engineering and design software and equipment to prepare engineering and design documents
  • Prepares applications for funding, permits, and other planning documents
  • Responsible for completion of QA/QC forms for all deliverables and to encourage Associate Engineers to prepare the forms and coordinate the schedule with other QA/QC reviewers
  • Reviews projects list and planned hours for all his/her projects weekly and discuss with other team members, Project Managers, and/or Team/Group Leaders to ensure accuracy of the assigned hours and completion of planned work
  • Other duties as assigned by more senior engineering professionals, Team/Group Leaders, Branch Managers, or CAD Leaders as required in order to assist junior staff
  • Additional duties initiated by the Senior Associate Engineer in order to maximize the success of the engineering group, the client, or QK

Experience

  • Minimum of three (3) years’ experience as Associate Engineer (three (3) years’ experience post-PE) or the equivalent thereof
  • Minimum of one (1) years’ experience in marketing, proposal writing, and/or other related business development tasks preferred

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Senior Project Manager

Senior Project Manager

 

Visalia

 
 

Position Purpose

Working in cooperation with others throughout the company, the project manager is accountable for successfully coordinating integrated delivery of complex client projects. Success is measured by achieving results, based on defined standards, in the following areas:

  • Client satisfaction: the quality of clients’ experience from pre-proposal through project completion
  • On-time product delivery, including meeting or exceeding agreed-upon project schedules
  • Project team satisfaction; the quality and timeliness of direction, communication, and feedback related to the client and project, as well as other leadership activities
  • The quality of all work products
  • Project profitability in relation to budgeted expectations

What You'll Do

  • Lead efforts in formulating project proposals
  • Define and monitor project scope, schedule, and budget, including implementing relevant, trend-based measurements to reflect the state of project activities and achievement of clients’ expectations
  • Maintain continuous communication on project status with clients and all relevant internal and external parties
  • Anticipate client, business, and community issues and influence managerial and team attention to them
  • Monitor project performance and correct performance gaps
  • Build organizational relationships; understand the roles and interrelationships of all partners; foster teamwork within and across departments; and cultivate a strong, diverse network of relationships inside and outside the firm
  • Identify opportunities among project team members for improving performance, including external and internal business relationships, and provide coaching and feedback to help develop and improve skills to achieve the highest standards of communication and performance
  • Visits the construction site to monitor progress and other duties per the contract documents.
  • Serves as on-site project representative
  • Prepares applications for funding, permits, and other planning documents
  • Responsible for monitoring completion of QA/QC forms for all deliverables and coordinates the schedule with other QA/QC reviewers at various points throughout the project development
  • Reviews projects list and planned hours for all his/her projects weekly and discuss with other team members, Project Managers, and/or Team/Group Leaders to ensure accuracy of the assigned hours and completion of planned work
  • Leads business development efforts necessary to create and maintain a pipeline of backlog and opportunities for future work through established and new client relationships
  • Mentors junior staff on all aspects of project management and client relations, as well as trains staff in the fundamentals of project management
  • Additional duties in order to maximize success the client, and/or QK

Experience

 
  • Minimum of seven (7) years’ experience as Senior Associate Engineer (ten (10) years’ experience post-PE) or the equivalent thereof
  • Extensive experience in teaching, training, motivating, and/or leading other engineering staff
  • Minimum of three (3) years’ experience in marketing, proposal writing, and/or other related business development tasks preferred
 

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Public Works Manager

Public Works Manager

 

Visalia, Clovis

 
 

Position Purpose

The Public Works Project Manager oversees technical phases of planning and designing and directing public works projects. This position is held by those who have licensed engineers with at least fifteen (15) years of practical experience in the full range of project management functions. A Senior Civil Engineer will perform in the role of a senior consultant, project manager, team leader, or department manager, managing various aspects of projects. A Public Works Project Manager will be expected to successfully execute appropriate levels of leadership, project management, and technical roles. This position requires extensive experience in public works projects, which may include experience in public works departments for municipalities, or irrigation districts, or storm drain districts.

What You'll Do

  • Oversee all aspects of project management with an emphasis on leadership skills and technical abilities
  • Lead and mentor a team of junior engineers and technicians: guide and instruct the team on technical and financial aspects of the project. Assist the team in developing and building client relationships
  • Has overall responsibility for the profitability of his/her projects. Also responsible for project schedules and timely completion of projects
  • Serve as primary client contact, and coordinate and manage client relationship strategies
  • Formulate fee estimates, cost estimating, scoping, and marketing strategies for proposed projects
  • Develop engineering agreements for projects within the departments
  • Oversee contract administration. Works with the client, agencies, and QK senior management to assure that tasks are appropriate, and deliveries can be made on time and on budget
  • Make presentations to local municipalities and other prospective clients in order to inform them of QK’s services and how we can help them achieve their goals
  • Direct and supervise other engineers’ activities. Coordinate with other teams, departments, and/or offices to assure that expert staff are consulted when appropriate for a project concern/issue
  • Attend client meetings and associated agency meetings (including the city council, county planning, and zoning, etc.)
  • Responsible for control of work-in-process, reviews and approves for accuracy client billings and collection efforts on his/her projects
  • Analyze reports, maps, drawings, blueprints, tests, and aerial photographs to plan and design projects
  • Prepare or direct preparation of reports, specifications, plans, construction schedules, and designs for the project
  • Visit construction site to monitor progress and other duties per the contract documents
  • Serve as on-site project representative

Experience

 
  • Minimum of ten (10) years’ experience as a Professional Civil Engineer
  • Extensive experience in managing a variety of public works projects, with a record of completing them on time and on budget
  • Extensive experience in developing and maintaining client relationships
  • Experience in mentoring and guiding other staff, and assisting them in their own professional development
 

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Senior Engineer

Senior Engineer

 

Bakersfield, visalia, Merced

 

Position Purpose

The Senior Engineer oversees technical phases of planning and designing a wide variety of projects. The Senior Engineer will be expected to successfully execute appropriate levels of leadership, project management or technical roles. Expectations include staff supervision/management, client management, project administration, budgeting, and/or technical skills. He/she might also concentrate on a particular area of expertise or be a source of senior review for quality control and mentoring of junior level staff. The Senior Engineer is also looked to for guidance by other staff and is expected to provide insight, training and direction as appropriate. Senior Engineers are key to completing quality deliverables on time and within budget. Senior Engineers act as Project Managers, which are key to maintaining healthy client relationships, developing business and successfully delivering quality projects on time. Senior Engineers are also key to ensuring quality of engineering products and will provide review and feedback to staff throughout the company.

What You'll Do

  • Actively market QK services and pursue new projects from existing and prospective clients
  •  Actively involved with one or more engineering-oriented organization or group with a focus on leadership and marketing growth in his/her field
  • Heavily involved in Business Development meetings and activities to bring in and monitor sales for the company
  • Will have overall responsibility for the profitability of his/her projects
  • Responsible for project schedules and timely completion of projects
  • Serve as primary client contact and supervise and monitor client relationship strategies
  • Formulate fee estimates, cost estimating, scoping, and marketing strategies for proposed projects
  • Develops engineering agreements for projects
  • Oversees contract administration
  • Works with clients, agencies, team members, and QK senior management to assure that tasks are appropriate, and deliverables can be completed on time and within budget
  • Directs and supervises other staff activities, as well as monitor workload using Deltek software and company, adopted procedures
  •  Works with other teams, groups, and/or offices to assure that expert staff are consulted when appropriate for a project concern/issue
  • Develops probable construction costs estimates for projects
  • Attends client meetings and associated agency meetings (including the city council, county planning, and zoning, etc.)
  • Acts as District and/or City Engineer for the various Districts and Cities for which we provide on-call engineering services
  • Responsible for control of work-in-process ensures accurate client billings and conducts outstanding accounts receivable and collection efforts on his/her projects
  • Analyzes reports, maps, survey data, drawings, tests, and aerial photographs to plan and design projects
  • Prepares or directs preparations of reports, specifications, plans, construction schedules, environmental impact studies, and designs for the project
  • Visits construction sites to monitor progress and other duties per the contract documents.
  • Serves as on-site project representative
  • Uses computer-assisted engineering and design software and equipment to prepare engineering and design documents
  • Prepares applications for funding, permits, and other planning documents
  • Responsible for completion of QA/QC forms for all deliverables and to encourage Associate/Senior Associate Engineers to prepare the forms and coordinate the schedule with other QA/QC reviewers
  • Reviews projects list and planned hours for all his/her projects weekly and discuss with other team members, Project Managers, and/or Team/Group Leaders to ensure accuracy of the assigned hours and completion of planned work
  • Other duties as assigned by other senior engineering professionals, Team/Group Leaders, Branch Managers or CAD Leaders required in order to assist junior staff
  • Additional duties initiated by the Senior Engineer themselves in order to maximize the success of the engineering group, the client, and/or QK

Experience

 
  •  Minimum of seven (7) years’ experience as Senior Associate Engineer (ten (10) years’ experience post-PE) or the equivalent thereof 
  • Extensive experience in teaching, training, motivating and/or leading other engineering staff •
  • Minimum of three (3) years’ experience
 

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