• Full Time
  • Clive, IA

McClure is currently searching for a skilled Senior Project Engineer to help live our mission of Making Lives Better through our growing Development team. The Senior PE will be the primary point on a variety of highly visible and critical projects for the organization. A successful Senior PE will demonstrate past success in team technical/design leadership and the ability to mentor/develop less experienced team members.

The Senior Project Engineer will be an organized project partner who will lead team members in the development and production of deliverables which meet McClure’s high-quality standards. The Senior PE will also help develop the technical/design abilities of team members.

This role will be seen as a technical thought leader amongst their peers internally and externally. The Senior Project Engineer will pursue innovation, challenge existing processes, and be an encouraging resource.

General Responsibilities:

70% Team Support

Support the Vice President or Team Leader with tasks such as:

  • Participation in monthly meetings with leadership to review team progress, discuss concerns, and identify successes.
  • Frequent communication to leadership as necessary based on project/team needs.

Support Team Leaders and Project Managers with tasks such as:

  • Frequent communication and coordination with Project Managers and Engineers.
  • Participating in project specific design review and milestone meetings.
  • Lead the project delivery team by delegating technical/design tasks and coaching those involved.
  • Lead QA/QC processes for projects and advise on necessary team-wide changes.
  • Conduct quality assurance and quality control on reports, plans and specifications, ensuring compliance with industry standards, regulations, and guidelines.
  • Assist in identifying project milestones and dependencies.
  • Independently lead design team schedules, budgets and staffing while coordinating/communicating with the Project Manager.
  • Implement team specific project delivery processes such as work breakdown structures.
  • Coordinate with outside disciplines.
  • Document, review and implement lessons learned.
  • Assess skills of technical team members, assist to address weaknesses.

Provide technical guidance, mentorship, and experience through knowledge transfer to members of the Team.

10% Industry Innovation and Thought Leadership

  • Research and review feasibility of industry developments and advancements.
  • Help lead the industry by speaking publicly on behalf of McClure about projects, initiatives or innovations.
  • Organize internal and external training opportunities for the team.
  • Serve as an expert witness in litigation, providing expert testimony and technical analysis.
  • Collaborate with other engineers and professionals on multi-disciplinary projects.

10% Client Support

  • Participate in client meetings such as project kick off, design review, construction progress or project specific technical meetings as required.
  • Proactively communicate complex issues and solutions.
  • Build a relationship of trust with all clients.

10% Other Duties as Assigned

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

To perform the role successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential responsibility satisfactorily. These requirements are representative, but not all-inclusive of the knowledge, skills, and abilities required of this position.

  • Ability to maintain a positive attitude and professional demeanor with all team members.
  • Strong understanding of engineering systems, construction techniques, and industry standards
  • Ability to manage a fair workload by managing priorities.
  • Strong knowledge of professional liability, quality procedures, and other Engineering/Technical skills.
  • Detail-oriented with excellent problem-solving and analytical skills.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from various groups of people.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Ability to communicate complex technical information to non-technical stakeholders.

Preferred Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in civil engineering or related field.
  • 5+ years of experience in engineering.
  • Proven track record of mentoring and developing junior team members.
  • Professional Engineering (PE) license is required.
  • General computer knowledge (Excel, Word, PDF).

McClure provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

To apply for this job email your details to etietz@mcclurevision.com