Senior Project Engineer, Team Lead

    • HNTB Corp
  • San Diego, CA
  • Posted 22 days ago | Updated 6 hours ago


On Site
USD 115,572.50 - 205,417.32 per year
Full Time


Creative problem solving
AutoCAD Civil 3D
Team leadership
Project delivery
Proposal writing

Job Details

What We're Looking For

At HNTB, you can create a career that is meaningful to you while building communities that matter to all of us. For more than a century, we have been delivering solutions for some of the largest, most complex infrastructure projects across the country. With our historic growth, it is an exciting time to join our team of employee-owners.

This opportunity entails being responsible for the production and modification of design calculations, technical reports, engineering plans and specifications for assigned projects, including rail projects along the LOSSAN corridor, transit projects and highway projects. Consults with the project manager to perform research, development, calculations, design and delivery. Applies engineering techniques, procedures and design criteria for complex and cross-discipline projects. Leverages technical knowledge and experience to address design related issues or concerns, working closely with the project manager through creative problem solving, interactions with clients and by completing tasks to meet the project schedule. Develops conceptual and detailed designs and calculations to support the project completion using current drawing and technical tools, programs and software.

Mentor, train and review work of junior engineer staff and provide constructive feedback. As a member of the team, you will contribute to the successful project delivery for a diverse range of projects for HNTB's clients. This position is a lead role to direct, mentor and train junior staff.

What You'll Do:
  • Uses senior-level technical expertise to consider broad range of engineering solutions.
  • Responsible for the discipline-specific planning, work distribution, and leadership and adherence to the schedule, and budget on complex or unusual engineering projects.
  • Assists in marketing responsibilities, including proposal generation.
  • Develops scope of work and level of effort and manages adherence to scope and budget on complex or unusual engineering projects within discipline.
  • Oversees completeness and accuracy of project team's work within the technical discipline.
  • Provides technical guidance and mentoring to team members to achieve overall project objectives on complex or unusual engineering projects.
  • Coordinates technical aspects of the project with client counterpart and teaming partners at staff level for work within the discipline on complex or unusual engineering projects.
  • Leads discipline delivery on larger, multi-disciplinary projects. Works closely with other disciplines on multi-discipline projects.
  • Assists with coordination and planning of schedules, hours, and distribution of work for other disciplines on multi-discipline projects on complex or unusual engineering projects.
  • Recruits, hires, develops and retains staff, including development of plan for staff reporting, performance and compensation reviews, and succession. Coordinates schedules and approves timecards.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

What You'll Need:
  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering and 8 years of relevant experience, or
  • Master's degree in Engineering and 7 years of relevant experience, or
  • PhD in Engineering and 6 years of relevant experience

What You'll Bring:
  • Shows excellent technical knowledge and quality work in multiple discipline projects, either in rail, transit, or highway design.
  • Proficient in the use of Inroads/OpenRoads or Civil 3D
  • Prioritizes tasks and displays accountability to the project team to deliver projects that are of high quality, on-time, and within budget and scope.
  • Understands the requirements of managing a team, and willingly takes on duties of hiring, managing, mentoring and developing assigned staff
  • Demonstrates vision beyond the task at hand and anticipates risks and effects of their actions.
  • Professional Engineer (PE)

What We Prefer:
  • Master's degree in Engineering
  • 10 years of relevant experience

Additional Information

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Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.



San Diego, CA

The approximate pay range for California is $115,572.50 - $205,417.32. Please note that the pay range provided is a good faith estimate for the position at the time of posting. Actual compensation will be dependent on factors, including but not limited to, the individual's qualifications, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities as well as physical work location within the state.


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Job Type: Regular

Full/Part Time: Full time

Job Category: Engineering Group

ReqID: R-19622