Snyder & Associates, Inc.

Senior Civil Engineer

Location US-NE-Omaha
Posted Date 1 year ago(7/23/2019 12:14 PM)
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# Positions
Experience (Years)
Engineering - General Civil


The Omaha office of Snyder & Associates has an immediate need for a senior level general civil engineer.


About Our Firm

From providing drinkable water to transportation networks that help people travel home safely, Snyder & Associates, Inc. is passionate about improving the quality of life within the communities we serve.


Beginning with a long-term planning approach, our professional engineers design airports, roads, recreational trails, traffic improvements, stormwater solutions, and water and wastewater systems that protect the health and wellbeing of the public.


Thinking beyond engineering, Snyder & Associates, Inc. excels at guiding public discussions, bringing vested groups together, and coordinating with government entities to obtain consensus among those involved.


Snyder & Associates, Inc. has also been involved in the development of the Urban Standard Specifications and Urban Design Standards for Public Improvements manuals since 1990.


Context/ Scope of Position

The incumbent will play an integral role in successful management and completion of existing projects, as well as leveraging their knowledge and expertise in identifying opportunities for new project work in the greater Omaha region. The successful candidate will participate in sales/proposal presentations to clients in both the private and public sector including state, county and municipal agencies.


Through active project involvement, the Senior Engineer will assist the Business Unit Leader in mentoring, coaching and training staff to ensure continuous development of bench strength within the team. Strong interpersonal skills as well as written and verbal communication abilities are essential. The ability to earn trust and respect, and persuade and guide people to solutions that best meet the client needs and the firm’s business objectives, are essential to success as Senior Engineer.


Must regularly demonstrate a high degree of professionalism and instill confidence in clients, colleagues and coworkers.


This position is viewed as an active engineering role involving planning, design, construction administration, oversight, management and direct involvement in the following areas:


Project Engineering


o   Planning and technical analysis

o   Technical writing

o   Design and construction documents

o   Opinions of probable construction cost

o   Construction administration


Project Management


o   Project budgeting, review and contract proposals

o   Project correspondence and client relationship

o   Monitor and review of budgets and invoicing

o   Scheduling and assignment of resources

o   Quality assurance/quality control on project


Business Development


o   Client relationship development

o   Marketing and targeting potential clientele

o   Sales and proposal development

o   Cross-selling and collaboration with other work groups




o   Continue to develop leadership skills and traits

o   Think and act strategically with the firm’s values and goals in mind

o   Develop and monitor staff of all levels

o   Collaborate and coordinate with business unit leaders and peers


P.E. designation, Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering with a minimum of 10 years of experience with demonstrated growth in responsibilities and successful performance results.


Required Skills and Knowledge

The successful candidate will have current, established experience and knowledge of the greater Omaha marketplace, the client environment and the local culture related to consulting engineering services. Beyond the requisite technical skills and credentials, the incumbent must also possess strong listening, learning and critical thinking skills, coupled with solid written, verbal and platform skills to ensure high-quality communication with clients, colleagues and staff.


The ability to coordinate the efforts of others, transfer knowledge through instruction, negotiate and persuade are essential in this role. The nature of this job demands a strong orientation to delivering excellent client service balanced with responsible application of firm resources.


Sndyer & Associates offers very competitive compensation and benefits options that include medical, vision, dental, life and disability insurance at no cost to the employee or their dependents. We also offer a 401(k) plan with a company match and a generous Paid Time Off (PTO) formula.


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