Location: Birmingham, AL
Title: Civil Project Engineer
Schedule (FT/PT): FT
Travel Required: As Needed
Clearance: Ability to Obtain

This position is eligible for a Department of Defense SkillBridge Program Internship for active duty servicemembers transitioning out of the U.S. Military.

At LBYD Federal, “Large Firm Expertise, Small Firm Responsive”, is our motto we live by and practice each day. With the capability to produce high quality designs in a fun, supportive and exciting atmosphere, we recognize our employees are our greatest asset. We offer an exciting variety of opportunities for employees to develop and grow their careers, working alongside diverse and supportive team members to achieve success. We maintain our responsiveness to clients and partners by allowing our employees the autonomy to achieve success.

Along with a competitive benefits package and 401(k) matching, we strive to maintain a 98% employee retention rate, by providing our employees endless growth opportunities. Unique opportunities such as a formalized mentorship program, professional development through North Wind University, a wellness program, celebrating our employees time with us through our employee service awards program, and many others meant to enhance the employee experience ultimately led to high employee satisfaction. Additionally, we strive to support the communities we live, work, and enjoy by taking part in community fundraisers, and volunteering through local and national organizations.

We give you the flexibility to achieve your best work by offering hybrid working options, while fostering a culture of inclusivity, equity and diversity, creating a workplace we feel everyone can achieve success. We take pride in the impact our employees make as leaders, no matter the level within the organization. You will be connected with like-minded, high achieving individuals upon joining our organization leading and participating in the most challenging designs across the world.

Job Description

The Project Engineer position requires increasing responsibility as an engineer. In addition to responsibilities assigned to the Design Engineer, the Project Engineer is expected to assemble individual task assignments into complete plan sets and reports. This position is expected to assign tasks to a new Design Engineer, and exhibit the ability to mentor, train, teach and check a Design Engineers work.

Primary assignments for this position will be performed under the supervision of a Professional Engineer and will be project assignments, instead of individual tasks when applicable.

Although responsibilities may vary, general requirements include:

  • Performs all duties of Design Engineer
  • Prepares reports outlining opinions, and recommendations for the approval of a Project Manager concerning the production of the project
  • Prepares design plan sets for construction, implementing design objectives set forth by the Project Manager
  • May act as technical advisor to design engineers assigned to the project, as determined by the Project Manager
  • May serve as Field Engineer during construction
  • May be assigned to manage small projects
  • Confers with management on all major project decisions such as client contact, design, construction cost, and schedule
  • Resolve day-to-day problems, mostly of a technical nature
  • May be asked to travel to out of town assignments
  • Work alongside functional departments to fulfill corporate needs.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering
  • Minimum of 2 years of design related experience
  • Proven success within the Design Engineer role
  • Demonstrated proficiency with LBYD’s design software
  • Shown ability and aptitude to complete tasks working with multiple managers
  • Understands the tasks required to complete the production of a plan set
  • Ability to produce and assemble a complete set of drawings that follow LBYD and industry drawing standards resulting in a complete and coherent plan set
  • Thorough understanding of the project process and has working knowledge of most aspects of LBYD’s civil engineering design
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate with internal design teams and external stakeholders

Physical Demands:

Exerts up to 10 lbs. of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body, involves sitting most of the time, but may involve walking or standing for brief periods of time.

    North Wind offers a competitive pay and benefits package to include health, life, and disability insurance benefits, 401(k) with company match, generous paid leave and tuition reimbursement for eligible employees. As a company, we are committed to employee wellness, professional development, and work-life balance. We value safety, reliability, and commitment to our people! For more information about our benefits or hiring philosophy, visit the North Wind Career Opportunities Page.

    Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The nature of those accommodations will be determined on a case-by-case basis. If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, or are limited in the ability or unable to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, you may contact our Helpline +1.208.528.8718 or use the Request for Reasonable Accommodation form to get assistance.

    North Wind is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, religion, or other legally protected status. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

    Proof of citizenship will be required as a condition of employment.

    Candidates may be required to obtain and hold a Secret or Higher US Government Clearance.