Civil Engineering Office Director in Raleigh, NC at Pennoni

Date Posted: 1/14/2022

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Raleigh, NC
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  • Work Experience
    8 - 12 years

Job Description

Pennoni Associates, a leading engineering and design consulting firm, is currently seeking a Principal Engineer in our Raleigh, NC office. The Principal Engineer will work with the Regional Vice President (RVP) to oversee the growth and profitability of the office while achieving the Annual Business Plan targets.


Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for client management, project oversight and mentoring of junior staff.
  • Responsible for profitable project management and outcomes.
  • Coordinates with office administration staff to assist with office operations.
  • Coordinates with corporate and regional business development group to develop sufficient backlog and identify future opportunities.
  • Responsible for promoting the firm’s services, developing and evaluating contracts, and serving as the firm’s responsible contact with specific clients.
  • Serves as principal in charge/project manager for major clients and provides leadership to staff assigned to the projects.
  • Coordinates with the Chief Engineers, and other senior staff on workforce planning and implementation and adherence with QA/QC/Safety procedures within the office.
  • Attracts experienced staff members, who bring client relationships, strong technical credentials, and a solid reputation. Builds and develops a strong and effective team based upon Pennoni’s Code of Courtesy and Personal Conduct. Assist in leadership development of direct reports.


Reporting Relationships:

  • The Principal Engineer reports directly to the geographic based RVP.
  • The Principal Engineer will coordinate with the RVP and other Principal Engineers on matters pertaining to the office, work sharing and staffing.


Job Requirements

Required Attributes: 

  • Minimum of 15 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Landscape Architecture or Planning, Masters preferred.
  • Licenses required: Professional Engineer
  • Computer skills required: AutoCAD and Civil 3D
  • Proven success in the ability to lead and manage multi-disciplined services.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Effective collaboration skills.
  • Team player with willingness to adapt and learn new responsibilities and tasks.

Why Work With Us?

At our core, we recognize that the unique qualities of our Pennoni individuals are essential for innovation and growth as a whole. Pennoni, an ENR Top 500 consulting engineering firm, offers many opportunities to help you build your career. We continually strive to build a great workplace where our employees trust the people they work for, enjoy the people they work with, and take pride in what they do.

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