Managing Consultant, Civil Engineer (Senior Level)

Environmental Resources Management, Inc.
Remote friendly

ERM is seeking a motivated Senior Civil Engineer with a focus on site civil design and construction in the Mid-Atlantic area. In this role, you will work closely with experienced Project Managers, Engineers and Scientists on the planning, design, permitting and implementation of diverse and complex engineering assignments. You will be involved in managing and supporting multi-discipline teams working in the renewable energy and power sectors. Projects will include overseeing the development of construction drawings, technical specifications, contract documents, permit applications and calculations for projects involving renewable energy system components, including photovoltaic solar technology, battery energy storage systems, electrical substations, wind turbines and electric transmission and distribution facilities. Staff management, project controls and management support for significant consulting and construction projects, including scheduling, labor resourcing, and cost estimating, will be a component of this position. Diverse and broad-based experiences, both in office and field settings, should be anticipated.

This position offers an excellent opportunity to be involved in the ongoing development and expansion of engineering services and the ability to interact and network with engineering and environmental professionals throughout North America and globally. This position also includes the opportunity for hybrid/remote work.


  • Prepare site civil designs, including earthwork and site grading, access roads, erosion and sediment control and stormwater management.
  • Prepare application packages for land disturbance permits, construction stormwater permits and related construction permits. Support preparation of land use permit applications.
  • Evaluate field data, perform calculations, prepare engineering reports, cost estimates, and comprehensive schedules and develop progress-tracking reports.
  • Conduct field investigations, construction oversight and quality assurance activities and provide field exploration support as needed for design parameter development, and during construction for oversight and Construction Quality Assurance purposes.
  • Prepare technical proposals and participate in business development with existing clients and identified leads. Assist clients in developing strategies and preparing designs for proposed facilities, and prepare project work scopes, schedules and budgets.
  • Provide technical expertise to navigate complex technical/regulatory issues in the renewable energy and power sectors.
  • Participate in project teams and independently on a global platform in varying settings that demand new and creative solutions.
  • Interact with scientists in the site investigation, risk management, and planning disciplines as integrated teams as well as engineers in design and construction.
  • Assume lead roles in a “center-of-excellence” engineering team to formulate creative designs and oversee implementation.
  • Work with other ERM resources to deepen relationships with ERM key clients and establish new client relationships that result in significant net revenue growth.
  • Lead, manage performance, hire and retain, inspire and mentor personnel for overall success of the technical team.
  • Appropriately delegate project assignments to project teams and mentor junior staff.


  • B.S. / M.S. in Civil Engineering preferred, with a focus on site civil, geotechnical and structural applications.
  • Professional Engineer (PE) license in-place or eligible.
  • 4+ years (7+ years preferred) of technical experience in site civil design. Candidates with significantly more experience or high performing candidates with less experience are encouraged to apply as multiple positions are available.
  • Experience with Microsoft Project resourcing and scheduling, AutoCAD/Civil3D-based design, GIS and construction management skill sets.
  • Advanced knowledge of the local regulatory climate, with proven negotiation skills with state and local regulators.
  • Strong computer skills and proficient with productivity software (e.g., Excel, Word, PowerPoint).
  • Demonstrated ability to research and prepare concise and accurate technical documents, with a keen attention to detail.
  • Excellent writing, communication, strategic thinking, and “people” skills.
  • Proven business development experience for large programs/contracts and client relationships supported by repeat business, including established contacts.
  • Recognized technical expertise by and established reputation in the local marketplace.
  • Well-developed team building and influencing skills; unquestioned integrity; and the experience, confidence, and stature to effectively address client and business needs and challenges.
  • Positive outlook, collaborative, and driven by the success of ERM as a global company.
  • Ability and willingness to travel.

Who We Are:

As the largest global pure play sustainability consultancy, we partner with the world’s leading organizations, creating innovative solutions to sustainability challenges and unlocking commercial opportunities that meet the needs of today while preserving opportunity for future generations.

At ERM we know that creating a diverse, equitable and inclusive work environment is an essential part of making our company a great place to build a career. We also see our diversity as a strength that helps us create better solutions for our clients. Our diverse team of world-class experts supports clients across the breadth of their organizations to operationalize sustainability, underpinned by our deep technical expertise in addressing their environmental, health, safety, risk and social issues. We call this capability our “boots to boardroom” approach for its comprehensive service model that allows ERM to develop strategic and technical solutions that advance objectives on the ground or at the executive level.

Please submit your resume and brief cover letter.

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ERM is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

Thank you for your interest in ERM!