KS Engineers PC

Senior Civil Engineer

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Job Location

Philadelphia, PA, United States

Job Description


KS Engineers, P.C. (KSE) is a mid-size engineering and construction management firm ranking in the ENR Top 500 for design and ENR Top 100 for construction management. We are headquartered in Newark, NJ, with regional offices in New York City and Newburgh, NY; Philadelphia and Pittsburgh, PA; Mount Laurel and Mount Arlington, NJ; and Rocky Hill, CT. The firm provides engineering, construction management, and land surveying services to both public and private sector clients. KSE offers a full range of employee benefits, including medical, dental and vision insurances, a 401(k) plan, paid time off, Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs), long- and short-term disabilities, and term life insurance.

At KS Engineers, P.C., we take pride in fostering an inclusive workplace culture. As an equal opportunity employer, we actively celebrate and seek workplace diversity, and are committed to creating an environment that welcomes and respects employees from all backgrounds.

Our Philadelphia office is in the Old City Neighborhood of Philadelphia.

Position: Senior Civil Engineer

Reports to: Office Manager

General Qualities:

- A civic-minded individual dedicated to enhancing the built infrastructure of Philadelphia and actively contributing to the betterment of the city.

- Candidate that exhibits initiative and is proactive and self-motivated to complete tasks in a timely manner and meet project deadlines and schedules.

- Candidate that can complete tasks independently while being receptive to guidance from their supervisor.

- Candidate that possesses strong problem-solving acumen to develop solutions for engineering tasks.

Technical Responsibilities:

- Lead and/or conduct Civil Engineering design tasks, including civil site plans, zoning permit submissions, subdivision/consolidation plans, storm and sanitary sewer and water design plans and profiles, site grading, stormwater management, soil erosion and sediment control, traffic signs and markings, and maintenance and protection of traffic.

- Develop plans and site designs which meet the Philadelphia Water Department Stormwater Management Guidelines for Private Development. The candidate must be familiar with all design requirements for stormwater management in the City of Philadelphia.

- Develop plans that meet the requirements outlined in the Philadelphia Code. The candidate must be familiar with zoning and construction permitting requirements; Department of Streets requirements for private development; Philadelphia City Planning Commission requirements; and other requirements of the City of Philadelphia.

- Prepare technical specifications, complete quantity take-offs, and cost estimates; and develop construction schedules.

- Prepare design study reports and deliverables.

- Coordinate and communicate directly with clients.

- Periodically organize and lead fieldwork efforts with internal/external teams.

- Assist in developing design scopes of work and associated fee estimates, and other business development efforts.

- Provide mentorship to junior staff, including engineers, CADD technicians, and interns.

- Keeps current with design criteria and technology.

- Is proficient in software (AutoCAD and Microsoft Word, Excel, and Project) required to complete assigned projects.

Administrative Responsibilities:

- Candidates will be highly organized, detail-oriented, and able to multitask in a fast-paced environment.

- Candidates will be required to work well with others in a group.

- Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills.

- Ability to manage multiple projects on schedule and under budget.

- Must be willing to travel to project sites and meet clients as needed.

- Be familiar with all company policies and procedures and verify implementation and compliance.

- Complete time sheet daily.


Educational Requirements:

- Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering with Professional Engineering license (Preferably in PA, or elsewhere with the ability to reciprocate)

- Proficient in AutoCAD Civil 3D and Microsoft Office Suite.


- 8 to 12 years of experience in site/civil engineering.

- Knowledge and understanding of the land development process.

- Experience with land development in the city of Philadelphia.

KS Engineers, P.C. is an EOE/AA/VEV/Disabled Employer. KSE will not discriminate based on race, color, religion, creed, sex, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, age, disability, veteran status, citizenship status, or other status protected by law.


Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, US

Posted Date: 7/3/2024
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