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Quad-Knopf Inc

Project Civil Engineer

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Job Location

Merced, CA, United States

Job Description


Explore the exciting career possibilities a multi-disciplinary firm brings while working with a purposeful, goal oriented, close-knit team to improve the quality of life in communities throughout the Central Valley and beyond. QK has been a home for hundreds of people to build their careers over the past 50 years. Join our team of highly experienced, innovative professionals and start elevating your career today in a place built for professionals to flourish and find professional success while building lifelong relationships with our team and our clients.

  • May serve as a project manager, consultant/QA & QC, team manager or department manager with emphasis on technical abilities, leadership skills, or project management abilities
  • Serving as a project manager, team manager, or department manager, prepare and monitor project budgets. Has overall responsibility for the profitability of his/her projects. Also responsible for project schedules and timely completion of projects
  • May serve as primary client contact and supervise and monitor client relationship strategies
  • Coordinates and approves of pricing, estimating, scoping, and marketing strategies for proposed projects.
  • Develops engineering agreements for projects within the departments
  • Oversees contact administration. Works with client, agencies, and Quad Knopf senior management to assure that tasks are appropriate, and deliveries can be made on time and on budget.
  • May direct and supervise other engineer's activities. May work with other teams, departments, and/or offices to assure that expert staff are consulted when appropriate for a project concern/issue
  • May develop probable construction costs estimates for his/her projects within the department
  • May attend client meetings and associated agency meetings (including city council, county planning and zoning, etc.)
  • Responsible for control of work-in-process, ensures accurate client billings, and conducts outstanding accounts receivable and collection efforts on his/her projects.
  • Analyzes reports, maps, drawings, blueprints, tests and aerial photographs to plan and design projects
  • Prepares or directs preparations of reports, specifications, plans, construction schedules, environmental impact studies and designs for project
  • Visits construction site to monitor progress and other duties per the contract documents.
  • Serves as on-site project representative
  • Uses computer-assisted engineering and design software and equipment to prepare engineering and design documents.
  • Billable production: minimum of 85%
  • Bachelor's degree in engineering from an accredited four-year college or university and 8 to 20 years' post-graduate experience or the equivalent thereof
  • License or registration as Professional Engineer, preferably in the States of California and/or Nevada
  • Minimum of 3 years' experience as Associate Civil Engineer (3 years' experience post-PE)
  • Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra, geometry, trigonometry, and financial functions.
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables
  • Proficient with AutoCAD, other CAD programs, and Microsoft Office suite
  • Ability to lead, supervise, and mentor others on a team or within a department when in a leadership capacity
  • Ability to communicate well with other staff, clients, and agencies to accomplish team goals
  • Visual acuity and Ability to communicate well with other staff, clients, and agencies to accomplish team goals
  • Ability to sit or stand for long periods and walk to conduct site visits
  • Current driver's license and good driving record may be required if employee will be making field visits and/or meeting with clients outside the company's office


  • Health, Vision, Dental Benefits
  • 401K (20% employer match)
  • PTO and more

WORKING ENVIRONMENT: Indoor working environment, working Monday through Friday 8 a.m. through 5 p.m. Occasional evening and weekend work may be required to complete projects.


Location: Merced, California, US

Posted Date: 11/13/2022
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November 13, 2022
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