Senior Project Engineer

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Salary Exempt

Requires the use of advanced techniques and the modification and extension of theories and practices of the field. Supervision and guidance related largely to overall objectives, critical issues, new concepts, and policy matters. Generally become involved with the management of smaller projects or phases and tasks within large projects, as well as the supervision, coordination and review of the work of project engineers and technicians.

Responsible for applying intensive and diversified knowledge of civil engineering principles and practices in broad areas. Use advanced techniques, theory precepts and practices in the civil engineering field and related sciences and disciplines. A lead position, this level includes technical direction over a group of civil engineers and/or functions as a technical specialist, formulating and developing advanced civil engineering concepts.

Coordinates technical and administrative activities with those of other disciplines and other departments in the company participating in a project.

As a Project Engineer, serves as a technical specialist, staff advisor and consultant to the civil engineering specialty, for a given land/site development, public works, and/or transportation-related project or program function.

As a Staff Engineer, carries out complex or novel assignments requiring the development of new or improved civil engineering techniques or procedures to create new or refined equipment, materials, processes or methods.

Assists in marketing the firm’s capabilities within the civil engineering specialty to establish new clients and enhance relationships with existing clients. Assists in preparation of proposals for potential projects.

Participates in the selection of design teams and subconsultants and in the negotiations of fees and subcontractors.

Conducts constructability reviews or assists in the design/planning/review of other civil engineering projects not assigned to the incumbent.

May supervise civil engineering and support personnel: evaluates performance; assigns and schedules work; establishes project priorities and standards; makes recommendations on hiring, firing and promotions; provides technical support of project work.

May assist the Department/Division Manager in the preparation of the department/division budget and policy implementation.

A minimum of 6 years experience and Professional Engineering licenses in NM or ability to obtain within 6 months.

 All other requirements for employment with Pettigrew will apply. 


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