Senior Civil Engineer - Water Sector

  • Competitive
  • United States Alaska Fairbanks
  • Permanent
  • Oil & Gas

Company is looking for a Senior Civil Engineer to join our team in Fairbanks. As a Senior Civil Engineer, you will work directly with clients and collaborate with team members to design innovative solutions to diverse challenges in Alaska. Our Water design team works on diverse water, wastewater, and drainage projects from inception through planning, design, and support of construction efforts for public- and private-sector clients.

Job Description: This position is within company’s Water Sector, which is a leader in civil engineering design services in Alaska. The Senior Civil Engineer will lead full-time civil engineers/EITs in preparing professional work products, including water and wastewater utility design, site grading, stormwater management, sediment and erosion control, and Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation permitting.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Work on multiple projects simultaneously, proactively collaborating with team members and clients to resolve technical challenges.
  • Supervise, mentor, and guide project design development with project engineers, staff engineers, and interns.
  • Provide technical review of project designs, plan drawings, engineering reports, technical specifications, and other contract deliverables for feasibility, technical accuracy, and quality.
  • Track project progress within established project scopes, budgets, and schedules and alert project managers of any issues that may affect them.
  • Support other market sectors on design projects as workload dictates.
  • Prepare clear and concise written communications and participate in client and team meetings.
  • Present design projects, as required, as part of public outreach to clients and the public.
  • Conduct research and write technical portions of proposals to assist in bringing in new work.

We’re looking for a dynamic and energetic Senior Civil Engineer with proven expertise and leadership abilities to join our Water team! If you have more than 10 years of experience in progressively responsible roles working on a broad range of water and wastewater projects for private- and public-sector clients, it’s time to start your company career here.

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering
  • An Alaska Professional Civil Engineer license, or ability to obtain within 1 year
  • 10+ years of Civil Engineering experience with an emphasis on design
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (e.g., Word, Excel)
  • The ability to manage teams and contracts on multiple projects concurrently
  • An eye for detail and organizational skills with a demonstrated ability to meet deadlines
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • AutoCAD and Civil 3D experience is preferred (support will be provided by drafting technicians and EITs. GIS and 5+ years of cold region experience are also preferred.

With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Chemicals, Construction & Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining and Manufacturing sectors worldwide. With more than 80 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.

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