• Senior Project Engineer

    Job Location US-VA-Arlington
    Job ID 1018-19754
    HNTB Job Title
    Sr Project Engineer
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Why Choose HNTB?

    For more than a century, HNTB has helped deliver infrastructure solutions that best meet the unique needs of our clients. With client relationships spanning decades, we understand infrastructure life cycles and have the perspective to solve technical challenges with clarity and imagination. We are far more than a design firm. We see and help address far-reaching issues of financing, legislation, design, construction, community outreach and ongoing operations. As employee-owners committed to the highest levels of performance, we enable clients to achieve their goals and inspiring visions.

    At HNTB, we’re encouraged to go beyond discovering mere solutions that will impact our very landscape. We are encouraged to ask, “What if?” Our HNTB family fosters an inventive and resourceful commitment to finding unique answers to complex problems. We believe that the act of wondering sparks creativity. We will work to foster your creativity, career and personal growth. Come join HNTB and unleash your spark of imagination.

    For you, “together” can mean the chance to put together an exciting career. At HNTB “together” also means collaborating across geographies and disciplines within the firm. And “together” means that we are partners with our clients. Our goals are linked, and their success is our success. “Together” means that we are engaged in the communities we serve — we live there — and are committed to their growth and development.


    Just like we are committed to delivering for our clients, HNTB is also committed to delivering for you by offering benefits to protect the health of you and your family, help you balance family and career, and build your savings for retirement. Learn more at https://www.myhntbtotalrewards.com.


    How would you like the opportunity to work on some of the most impactful and monumental site/civil engineering design projects in the DMV area? Look no further! Here in the HNTB Arlington, VA office, we're seeking a Senior Project Engineer to join our thriving team.


    This individual will contribute to projects focused on iconic military and related U.S. Federal Installations, and be tasked with preparing complex plans and specifications integrating all aspects from site grading, roadway, utilities, storm drainage, architecture, and landscape architecture site improvements.

    Job Summary

    Provides coordination of project execution and control, in a given discipline area, to achieve continuity of purpose within scope, budget, and time schedules from initial start-up through project closeout. Also accountable for handling specific design aspects on projects appropriate to discipline field. Coordinates efforts of assigned design team to ensure completeness and accuracy of design effort. Serves as technical liaison with client on project efforts. Responsible for gross revenue of $1-$2M.

    Essential Responsibility

    • Responsible for the delivery of project discipline scope elements within budget and schedule.
    • Oversees completeness and accuracy of project team’s work. Supervises and guides team to overall project objectives.
    • Provides senior-level technical expertise to client on project aspects within the discipline.
    • Assists with project management duties.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.

    Additional Responsibilities

    - Strong background and technical proficiency in site/civil engineering design assignments
    - Experience in a task lead role as part of a large project team. Individual will serve as the Task Manager on a given project for engineering design disciplines, which typically represent a significant portion of overall work effort.
    - Provide technical expertise on all project aspects associated with conceptual engineering, presentations, detailed engineering design, and preparation of contracts for construction.
    - Responsible for ensuring completeness and accuracy of work prepared by a design team.
    - Responsible for engineering staff resource scheduling, management of budgets, and coordination of junior staff.
    - Provide cost control on project and quality control within the discipline.
    - Ability to interface with internal team members and external entities including the contracting agency, owner, and key stakeholder groups.

    Basic Qualification

    Bachelor's degree in Engineering
    10 years relevant experience

    Preferred Qualification/Skills

    - Professional Engineer (PE) License required
    - Degree from an ABET-accredited curriculum
    - Experience working on USACE projects and understanding of MILCON site development requirements
    - Must possess excellent oral and written communication skills in dealing with clients and peers
    - Experience with AutoCAD, Civil 3D, and/or MicroStation
    - Experience with SpecsIntact
    - LEED or Envision Certification

    General Work Conditions

    Combination Office and Field Environment: Most work is performed in an office environment in which there is only minimal exposure to potentially unpleasant working conditions. Incumbent must have the ability to stand and sit frequently and reach horizontally as well as vertically for overhead use. Work may infrequently be performed at client’s job site, construction trailer, and in the field. Work may sometimes require working in inclement weather, working in a construction site, being exposed to heavy construction equipment and doing extensive walking. Adherence to applicable safety protocol is required.

    HNTB Corporation is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran. 

    The HNTB Companies are an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex, national origin, age, disability, pregnancy status, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, marital status, genetic information, citizenship status, or other status protected by law.  In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, we will hire only U.S. citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States (if the position is or will be one which is subject to U.S. law). We will provide reasonable accommodation for qualified individual with a disability where appropriate.


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