Senior Civil Design Engineer

St Petersburg, FL

Posted: 09/25/2023 Job Category: Technology Job Number: 2075

Job Description

BlueWave is hiring a Sr. Civil Design Engineer for an engineering company with headquarters in St. Petersburg, FL 33701. As a Sr. Civil Design Engineer, you will be responsible for planning, leading, and reviewing engineering design and permitting to achieve client satisfaction and project success. An effective Project Manager also supports the Division Head and Director in practice development and staff training. A Senior Project Manager is knowledgeable, organized, self-supporting, and a good communicator.



  • Lead and manage site development design projects on time, in scope, and on budget.

  • Manage professional service contracts.

  • Mentor staff and promote a positive work culture.

  • Prepare contract proposals and project budgets.

  • Monitor project health and compile project status reports.

  • Manage project invoicing and accounts receivable.

  • Prepare and manage sub-consultant agreements.

  • Develop and foster client relationships.

  • Maintain positive relationships with external consultants and internal engineering managers and directors.

  • Maintain a strong understanding of regional regulatory agencies and permit requirements.

  • Direct and coordinate land development and environmental resource permitting.

  • Manage design projects with multi-discipline engineering staff and manage the civil engineering delivery for multi-disciplined engineering projects

  • Implement effective Company quality assurance and quality control programs.

  • Find solutions to complex engineering and personnel situations.



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering or related (from an ABET-accredited university or college).

  • PE License in Florida.

  • 10+ years of relevant civil and site development design experience.

  • Civil engineering calculation experience (stormwater, potable water hydraulics, sewer, and storm hydraulics, hydrology)

  • Analysis software experience (ICPR, BMP Trains, HEC-RAS, WaterCAD, AutoCAD Civil 3D).

  • Knowledge of SWFWMD, County, and FDOT permitting processes and requirements.

  • Ability to coordinate work on projects within a multi-disciplinary team with minimal oversight.

  • Ability to lead and manage several projects concurrently. 

  • Ability to foster culture.

  • Ability to promote growth.

  • Strong written and oral communication skills.


Employment Type: Full-Time Hybrid in St. Petersburg, FL 33701

Benefits: Competitive Salary, Health Insurance, and Ancillary Benefits

BlueWave specializes in recruiting high-performing team members for technology, marketing, federal services, and leadership roles. We’re aggressive hunters – but only of talented people – & provide comprehensive staffing support for recruiting, hiring, and onboarding permanent and contract employees.

BlueWave is headquartered in Downtown Orlando, Florida with the flexibility to build teams nationally. With our boutique and personal approach, we get the right people in your company quickly without sacrificing quality.

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