Sr. Civil Engineer

Amesbury, United States of America

*Must have waterfront development OR port development OR site development experience. 

Salary Range: $107,000 to $120,000 + bonus

Job title: Managing Engineer/ Sr. Civil Engineer

Alternate Job titles: Civil Engineer, Geotechnical Engineer, Environmental Engineer welcome to apply!

Job location: Amesbury, MA (if not a local candidate; relocation can be provided or if you prefer not to relocate, we can accept a commitment to travel)

Work week: Salaried – Monday through Friday; some remote capabilities.

Travel: Will need to be in the office if a local candidate, will need to travel to the office from time to time if not a local candidate. Some nationwide travel but most of their travel would be to visit project sites local to the Amesbury area.

Benefits: Medical, Vision, Dental, Fitness Reimbursement, PTO401k with match, College Savings Plan, Company Paid Life & AD&D, Short-Long Term Disability, FSA, Commuter Reimbursement

Education / Certifications:  Requiring a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering, or Environmental Engineering. Must have a P.E. (preferably already in the state of Massachusetts)

Required Experience: 8+ years’ experience engineering. Must have waterfront development or port development or site development experience.

 Preferred Experience: Geotechnical or environmental backgrounds (including their civil background) Experience with storm water, contaminated sediments, remediation, wind energy, dredging, demolition or D3 experience, shoreline experience, bulkhead experience. In-water or upland experience.

Who Are We?

We are an environmental science and engineering consulting firm that is focused on improving the environment and our communities by solving challenging problems. We employ more than 400 people in offices around the United States. Our vision is for a growing company that is our clients’ first choice for solving their most challenging problems and our employees’ first choice as a company where they want to work. We believe engaged staff lead to great client service and to a financially strong company—in that order. Our work environment fosters personal and professional growth for employees by providing autonomy, a clear vision, and the ability to master their skill set.  

What’s the Opportunity?

We are seeking a full-time senior/managing-level engineer in our Amesbury, Massachusetts office to support our local and regional teams with a mix of civil, geotechnical, and environmental engineering design associated with port development projects to support the offshore wind market.  The position will also involve similar support to other environmental remediation and coastal development projects.  The applicant will have 10+ years of experience in managing engineering design projects involving site investigation, construction drawings and specifications, cost estimating, and construction oversight.  Experience with waterfront projects including port facility planning and development, dredging, and beneficial reuse is preferred.  Knowledge of local regulatory requirements is desired.  Experience with using CAD or GIS for site planning, design, calculations, and oversight is preferred.


  • Project management of large, complex design and/or construction projects including team assignments and coordination; client interaction; scope, schedule and budget management; and production of deliverables
  • Developing and reviewing technical project work
  • Preparing and/or overseeing development of design plans and specifications for port and waterfront development, dredging, and sediment remediation projects
  • Developing and/or overseeing the development of engineer’s cost estimates and construction schedules for designs
  • Technical writing to support the preparation of design documents, including technical specifications
  • Developing construction planning documents and overseeing and/or providing construction observations and management support
  • Mentoring junior staff on engineering principles
  • Travel to support construction projects up to 20% of time


What Are We Looking For?

  • Ideal candidates will have the following:
  • M.S. degree in civil, geotechnical, or environmental engineering is preferred 
  • 10+ years of experience 
  • P.E. licensure in the State of Massachusetts is desired, but consideration will be given to individuals with ability obtain license through reciprocity.
  • Strong project management skills for large, complex, multi-disciplinary projects
  • Experience with in-water and upland port development, including investigation, design, and construction.  Experience with dredging, contaminated sediments, site remediation, permitting, beneficial reuse of dredge material, and/or geotechnical engineering preferred.
  • Experience with CERCLA and RCRA regulations and application to various stages of a remediation project
  • Strong understanding of the application of engineering principles to engineering design, including cost estimating, development of plans and specifications, development of bid packages, and overseeing design implementation in the field (i.e., construction management)
  • Experience with mentoring and training junior staff on engineering principles
  • Proficiency in MS Office (including MS Project)
  • AutoCAD Civil 3D experience a plus
  • Critical thinking and strong problem-solving skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • 40-hour HAZWOPER certification, or willingness to be trained

What Can You Expect?

A collaborative work environment where we encourage everyone to bring their authentic self. We offer a competitive salary; bonus program; medical, dental and vision coverage, short- and long-term disability programs; flexible schedules; a retirement plan with company match; and paid time off.

Additional Information

We work hard to embrace diversity and inclusion. As an equal opportunity employer, we are committed to a diverse, multi-cultural work environment. we are does not discriminate in employment based on age, race, creed, gender, religion, marital status, veteran’s status, national origin, disability or sexual orientation.

Sr. Civil Engineer

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