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PEA Group Staff Engineer in Brighton, Michigan

General SummaryThe Staff Engineer performs engineering design and analysis on projects and programs ensuring technical competence and compliance with all current codes and criteria. Assists with the preparation of permit applications, material testing, surveying, construction staking, drawing preparation, and computer aided design (CAD) work. Primary Duties and Responsibilities• Assesses feasibility and soundness of proposed site civil and development features.• Prepares engineering analysis, design, calculations, drawing and reports for a portion or all of a project under the direction of Project Engineers.• Works with dynamic design teams including landscape architects, land use planners, attorneys, owners, and facility managers.• Performs construction assistance related tasks including responding to RFI (Request for Information), visiting job sites, reviewing submittals, and coordinating with design team for revisions.• Assists with the preparation of technical proposals, cost estimates, plans, technical specifications, and reports, including day to day correspondences.• Prepares land use plans for review, permit applications, analyze zoning ordinances for plan compliance.• Researches code issues and work with City, State, and County officials.• Attends and participates in project meetings.• Stays current on legal and industry regulations.• Performs other related duties or responsibilities, as assigned or requested.• May assist in performing survey, geotechnical testing, constructions materials testing tasks.• Performs other duties as assigned. Formal Education, Licenses and Certifications• Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering or equivalent.• Michigan E.I.T. | F.E. certification or in the process of obtaining certification.• Must possess a valid driver's license or have the ability to obtain one prior to employment. Knowledge and Experience• 0-3 years of relevant civil engineering internships/experience- preferability in an environment that performs site layout, grading, sewer and other utility design, pavement design, permitting, budgeting, jurisdictional agency interaction, and other related project activities.• Understanding of basic civil engineering principles, theories and methods.• Experience using AutoCAD preferred but not required.• Working knowledge of typical computer software programs used for civil engineering design and management (Microsoft Office, etc.) Competencies and Personal Attributes• Self-motivated and responsible.• Ability to make engineering design computations and check, design, and prepare engineering plans and studies.• Ability to learn and apply city engineering policies and procedures.• Ability to learn applicable laws and regulatory codes related to areas of assigned responsibility.• Ability to learn to prepare, understand and interpret engineering site plans, specifications and other related documents.• Able to follow directions from a supervisor and accept constructive criticism.• Effective written and verbal communication is necessary.• Ability to work on several projects concurrently, prioritize work load and cope with tight timelines to meet all deadlines without compromising quality.• Proficient with the use of computers including spreadsheets, word processing, engineering software and ability to prepare electronic design calculation documents.• Ability to work coll