Senior Civil Engineer - Road, Highway & Structures - Detroit

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Senior Civil Engineer – Infrastructure / Road/Highway – Detroit, Michigan
Opportunity :  
Ready to lead a team that tackles infrastructure challenges? Want to take your Engineering expertise to the next level to work on tough projects that will make a huge impact on the community?  Parsons is now hiring an  experienced  Senior Civil Engineer with a desire to work on road,highway and bridge structure projects that change the urban fabric of our community.  The Senior Engineer will support design engineering work for the Gordie Howe Bridge projects and other exciting regional infrastructure projects in Michigan and regional states.  
Parsons extensive experience in this field, combined with your engineering knowledge, will propel your career forward with opportunity for advancement with top performance. We need our Senior Engineers to be versatile, enthusiastic to work in highly flexible, team-oriented environment and who have exceptional communication, analytical and management skills.

In this role: You will develop roadway alignments, layouts, horizontal and vertical controls, grading and drainage, paving, site utilities, and   assist with various project management support in varying capacities.  You will apply advanced engineering techniques and analyses which may involve CAE (computer aided engineering)/CAD (computer aided design) applications. Willingness to travel or relocate to supplier, client, or construction site locations is expected.
This position is located full-time in our Southfield,Michigan office , but travel to various client sites at times will be required.  
Responsibilities :
  • Performs complex engineering tasks and particularly important engineering work efficiently and accurately.
  • Support project management in varying capacities for infrastructure projects
  • Extracts engineering information from CAD drawings.
  • Prepares engineering computations, material quantity takeoffs, estimates, surveys, and designs.
  • Completes a variety of assignments such as drawings, specifications, and other materials suitable for procurement and construction purposes.  Frequently interfaces with other Engineering disciplines as well as other departments.
  • Prepares detailed requisitions for equipment and materials.
  • Reviews supplier drawing submittals and performs technical bid analyses.
  • Prepares and issues specifications, data sheets, and other construction documents.
  • Provides technical guidance to CAD Designer/Drafters, Designers, and lower-level Engineers working on the same project.
  • May be required to provide the seal and signature of the professional engineer, as appropriate, ensuring compliance with all applicable codes, regulations, and ordinances.
  • May act in an advisory capacity to senior management personnel on engineering related matters.
  • Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.
  • 4-year degree in Civil Engineering (or related field) and 8-10 years related experience
  • Experience with engineering design and related project management work supporting road, highway, and or bridge work is essential.  
  • Professional Engineer ( PE)  registration is desirable.   
  • Proficiency in utilizing CAD and other PC software packages typically associated with engineering is required.
Ready for action? We’re looking for the kind of people who see this opportunity and don’t hesitate to act. Parsons is a leader in the world of Engineering. We hire people with a broad set of technical skills who have proven experience tackling some of the greatest challenges. Take your next step and apply today.
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Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBT.

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