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Civil Engineering Manager - Transportation

Company: BKF Engineers
Location: Salida
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:


We are hiring an Engineering Manager in the Central Valley Region!

BKF has immediate openings for Engineering Managers with strong technical abilities, and experience in transportation project design and able to lead a team of engineers on small and large projects.

As an Engineering Manager, you will independently evaluate, select, and apply standard engineering techniques, procedures, and criteria using judgment in making adaptations and modifications for transportation geometric design of roadways and highways. You will undertake assignments that have clear and specified objectives that will require the investigation of a limited number of variables. Using prescribed methods you will perform specific and limited portions of a broader assignment of an experienced engineer or Project Manager. You will perform assignments designed to develop professional work knowledge and abilities. You may plan, schedule, conduct, or coordinate detailed phases of technical work in portions of a major project or in a total project of moderate scope. You will provide assistance to the Project Managers in preparing current status information for internal reporting and for keeping clients informed on progress. You will supervise or coordinate the work of drafters, technicians, and others who assist in specific assignments. Keep abreast of new developments/knowledge and methods affecting your area of expertise by participating in continuing education courses and attending training workshops. You will prepare project specifications and cost estimates and use your knowledge of computer software including those programs used for graphic plan preparation, engineering calculations, spreadsheet preparation, and word processing.


  • Geometric Approval Drawing preparation
  • Plans, Estimate and Specification (PS&E) package preparation for Cities, and Counties
  • Project design and development for grading/drainage
  • Utility design including water, sewer and drainage from master planning through construction
  • Test of materials
  • RFI and submittal review/response during construction
  • Research investigations
  • Assistance with proposal preparation
  • Report preparation and other activities requiring knowledge of principles and techniques commonly employed in the specific area of assignments Qualifications:
    • 8+ years of experience in site development, design of residential and/or commercial subdivisions, utility systems, and roadways
    • B.S in Civil Engineering or related field from an ABET Accredited Curriculum or equivalent required
    • Professional Engineering license in the State of California is required
    • AutoCAD and Civil 3D mastery required.
    • Transportation/roadway/public works experience
    • Experience writing & participating in project study reports & project reports
    • Diversified experience within various stages/design elements of a project is a plus
    • Very strong communication skills Benefits:
      • Competitive salaries, end of year bonuses, profit sharing, and 401k
      • BKF pays 100% of the premiums for medical, dental, and vision coverage and 50% for your dependents
      • Flexible Spending Account (FSA) for health care and dependent care expenses
      • Aflac supplemental insurance option, Life insurance, Long-term disability
      • 14 days of paid vacation time, 6 paid sick days, 8 paid Holidays
      • 3 days paid bereavement, 5 days paid jury duty, 5 days paid natural disaster
      • Flexible schedules
      • Mental health services, Wellness program, Fitness reimbursement, Gym discounts, Farm Fresh to You discounts
      • Free office coffee, tea, fruit, bagels, and oatmeal
      • Education reimbursement, Paid annual dues for professional and societal organizations
      • Company-sponsored sports teams and clubs
      • Annual Company Picnic for employees and their families, Casino Themed Luncheon End of Year Celebration
      • Employees also have access to BKF's corporate condo in Lake Tahoe! What makes BKF a great choice?
        • The chance to work on iconic West Coast projects
        • Inclusive and engaging company culture
        • Competitive salary
        • Professional development, training and mentorship
        • Company funded retirement plan
        • Comprehensive benefits package
        • Employee wellness program
        • Commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion
        • Flexible work policy and hybrid work schedule
        • Amazing teams of supportive and hard-working professionals Workplace Awards:
          • "Top Work Place" 2014 - 2021 by the Bay Area News Group
          • ZweigWhite "Best Firms to Work For" Top 100 in the U.S. 2014 - 2019
          • "Best Firm to Work for North Bay" North Bay Business Journal for 8 years
          • ENR 2017 California's Design Firm of the Year
            BKF Engineers provides engineering, surveying, and land planning services for architects, commercial and residential developers, colleges and universities, cities and counties, governmental agencies, hotels, health care facilities, and large corporations. Headquartered in the San Francisco Bay Area since 1915, the firm has 15 California offices and 1 Oregon office employing 450 staff. Our project experience includes corporate headquarters, office buildings, healthcare facilities, sports facilities, hotels and resorts, justice, public buildings, multi-family housing, educational facilities, retail, industrial, parking, highways, roadways, bridges, and light/heavy rail transit projects.

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Keywords: BKF Engineers, Modesto , Civil Engineering Manager - Transportation, Executive , Salida, California

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