Senior Civil Design Engineer / Project Manager

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  • 200 N Emporia Ave, Wichita, KS 67202, USA
  • Dec 06, 2022
Full time Design Engineer

Job Description

Company Description

Kaw Valley Engineering, Inc. (KVE) was founded more than 40 years ago in Junction City, KS. Over time, this privately-owned civil and geotechnical engineering firm has grown to 180+ employees working in five (5) offices in Kansas and one (1) office in Missouri. The firm provides survey, drafting, civil design, construction inspection, geotechnical services and testing of soil, asphalt and concrete

Kaw Valley Engineering, Inc. offers a robust package of employee benefits including: health, dental, vision, short-term disability, long-term disability, and life insurance. In addition, it offers a cafeteria plan for unreimbursed medical expenses and dependent care expenses. KVE also offers a 401(k) plan, sick and vacation leave, Years of Service awards, business casual dress and complimentary parking.


Job Description

Candidate will:

  • Develop and QAQC Plans for site development and public improvement projects.
  • Coordinate and complete day to day workflow on assigned projects including project studies, reports, calculations and other similar design related assignments.
  • Meet and correspond with KVE team, clients and project stakeholders.
  • Serve as a Mentor to and provide guidance to less experienced staff.

Experience: Experience must include site planning, grading design, drainage design, erosion control and storm water pollution prevention design, utility design including private connections and public storm, sanitary and water main extensions.  Candidates should have an understanding of the planning process, entitlement rights, traffic engineering, access management, geotechnical engineering and environmental regulations that may affect the development or property for residential, commercial or institutional development projects.

Candidate will be required to work with an internal project team consisting of project design engineers, intern engineers, surveyors, geotechnical engineers and drafting technicians to complete project deliverables in accordance with client schedules and project budgets.  The position will require working with planners, architects, landscape architects, structural engineers and MEP engineers and other project stakeholders outside of the organization.

This candidate will be involved with preparing project budgets and proposals, project management, client invoicing, client satisfaction, and client base development.



Candidate must have a BS in Civil Engineering from an accredited program and have a Professional Engineering License in the State of KS, MO or the ability to obtain a license in these states within 60 days of hire.  Consulting experience is preferred.  Knowledge of AutoCAD Civil3D is required.  Three years of relevant experience managing and navigating the completion of projects is required. Experience in municipal engineering policy and procedures is a plus.


Additional Information

  • This is a full-time, salaried position with employee benefits including health, dental and vision insurance, paid vacation, paid sick leave, 401(K) matching and bonuses based upon employee performance.
  • KVE conducts pre-employment drug and alcohol screenings, as well as pre-employment driving history checks. KVE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.