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

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

This position is a senior-level engineer that will conduct engineering project management and quality control oversight. This person will oversee and produce deliverables (as needed) directly as well as within a team of designers. The ideal candidate for this position is a self-motivated individual capable of coordination with owners, clients, contractors, and building code officials and will be working closely with other design professionals both inside and outside our firm. This person will ensure timely delivery of high-quality engineering services by our team of engineers to internal and external clients. Included with this position is involvement in improvements to processes, quality reviews of work by other engineers, and consulting with peers to further design by others. Work will include a wide variety of civil engineering projects including water, sewer, geotechnical, grading, drainage, roadways, minor structures, and land development. This position is expected to increase in managerial roles with time.


    • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering with 6+ years of experience
    • Professional Engineer Licensure, ability to become licensed in additional states as needed
    • Proficient with AutoCAD Civil 3D
    • Able to obtain and maintain a security clearance
    • Performs technical oversight for the completion of design plans and project specifications for civil projects. Project types may include commercial, industrial, residential, institutional and/or Federal.
    • Design of site/civil construction documents by studying project concepts, architectural drawings, surveys, site conditions, and site planning requirements.
    • Prepare engineering documents by developing construction plans, specifications, and schedules including layout, grading, drainage, erosion control, and utility plans.
    • Responsible for meeting deadlines and managing client relationships.
    • Responsible for managing permit submittal processes and coordination with review authorities. Ability to determine these requirements quickly as project locations vary.
    • Technical design skills in water, sewer, site planning, grading plans, drainage plans and calculations, erosion and sediment control plans.
    • Demonstrated ability to work accurately, follow procedures and schedules, and prioritize multiple tasks for highly technically capable individuals in a complex matrix environment.
    • Ensure professional registrations are up to date.
    • Ability and desire to develop business by participating in proposals
    • Excellent communication and problem-solving skills
    • Interface both in person and remotely (videoconferencing, phone, etc.).
    • Ability to travel up to 25% of time
    • Willing to work overtime as circumstances warrant.
    • Organization and attention to detail
    • Consult with and assist coworker staff as needed
    • Able to work effectively in an office environment, but also able to work safely in the field – e.g., walk-downs and inspections at construction projects.
    • Plan for and meet utilization goals as assigned
    • Able to obtain and maintain a security clearance

    Desirable Skills

    • Master’s degree in Civil, Water, Structural, or Geotechnical Engineering and/or an MBA
    • Experience delivering engineering designs and analyses to government clients
    • Experience with earned value reporting and baseline management
    • Experience with BIM/REVIT
    • PMP certification
    • OSHA HAZWOPER 40hr Certifications
    • First Aid, Fire Safety, CPR, etc. certifications

      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.