Quad-Knopf Inc

Senior Associate Civil Engineer

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Job Location

Visalia, CA, United States

Job Description


Option to work from home within the state of California

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, QA/QC Consultant, Team Leader, or Group Leader with emphasis on technical abilities, leadership skills, or project management abilities
  • Serving as a Project Manager, you will prepare and monitor project budgets using Deltek software, Newforma, and company adopted procedures
  • Responsible for project schedules and timely completion of projects
  • Serves as primary client contact and supervise and monitor client relationship strategies
  • Coordinates and approves pricing, estimating, scoping, and marketing strategies for proposed projects
  • Oversees contract administration
  • Works with clients, agencies, and team members to assure that tasks are appropriate, and deliveries can be made on time and on budget
  • Works with other teams, groups, and/or offices to assure that expert staff is consulted, when appropriate, for a project concern/issue
  • Develops probable construction cost estimates projects
  • Attends client meetings and associated agency meetings (including city council, county planning and zoning, etc.)
  • Acts as District and/or City Engineer for the various Districts and Cities for which we provide on-call engineering services
  • Responsible for control of work-in-progress, ensures accurate client billings, and conducts outstanding accounts receivable and collection efforts on his/her projects
  • Analyzes reports, maps, survey data, drawings, tests, and aerial photographs to plan and design projects
  • Prepares or directs preparation of reports, specifications, plans, construction schedules, environmental impact studies, and designs for projects
  • Visits construction sites 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
  • Prepares applications for funding, permits, and other planning documents
  • Responsible for completion of QA/QC forms for all deliverables and to encourage Associate Civil Engineers to prepare the forms and coordinate the schedule with other QA/QC reviewers
  • Reviews projects list and planned hours for all his/her projects weekly and discuss with other team members, Project Managers, and/or Team/Group Leaders to ensure accuracy of the assigned hours and completion of planned work
  • Other duties as assigned by more senior engineering professionals, Team/Group Leaders, Branch Managers, or CAD Leaders as required in order to assist junior staff
  • 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, Deltek, 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 handle pressures related to internal and external project and proposal delivery schedule
  • Visual acuity and manual dexterity
  • Ability to perform repetitive wrist and hand motions required
  • Ability to communicate well, in writing and verbally, with other staff, clients, and agencies to accomplish team goals.
  • Ability to sit or stand for long periods and walk on uneven surfaces to conduct site visits
  • A 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
  • Bachelor's degree in engineering from an accredited four-year college or university and five (5) to ten (10) years' post-graduate experience or the equivalent thereof
  • License or registration as Professional Engineer, preferably in the State of California
  • Minimum of three (3) years' experience as Associate Civil Engineer (three (3) years' experience post-PE) or the equivalent thereof
  • Minimum of one (1) years' experience in marketing, proposal writing, and/or other related business development tasks preferred


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

Organizational Relationships

The Senior Associate Civil Engineer takes a lead on projects and will have to develop relationships with staff in various disciplines in order to achieve the end goal of delivering a quality product. The Senior Associate Civil Engineer reports to an assigned Group Leader and may be required to report to the Branch Manager as requested. Senior Associate Civil Engineers are expected work seamlessly with engineering team members, as well as team members from other disciplines throughout the entire firm in order promote our One Company philosophy.



Location: Visalia, California, US

Posted Date: 3/19/2023
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March 19, 2023
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