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Senior Mechanical / Civil Engineer

Company: Kleinfelder
Location: Oakland
Posted on: March 14, 2023

Job Description:


Take Your Delivery Management Career to the Next Level

Do you have a passion for managing budgets, meeting deadlines, and exceeding client expectations? Our delivery management professionals are involved in project delivery from initiation and planning to execution, monitoring, and closeout. Each phase requires strong attention to detail while communicating to internal and external stakeholders. Do you have a proven track record in managing goals and objectives? Consider joining our team and work with peers who have vast industry knowledge and experience solving complex problems.

Step Into Your New Role

Kleinfelder is looking to add a Senior Civil / Mechanical Engineer to our Northern California operations!

As a Senior Civil/Mechanical Engineer Kleinfelder is looking for an individual with experience in dams and hydropower projects including hydraulic turbines; powerhouse structures and associated mechanical systems. The position could also include onsite engineering support during overhauls of existing equipment, and construction and start-up of new facilities. This position will be based in one of our Northern California offices depending on the candidate's home location and will provide an important role to help grow our team's engineering capabilities. This professional should possess minimum of 20 years of experience in civil/mechanical engineering with a professional engineering license in both engineering disciplines (California).

Typical Duties Overview

  • Manage multi-discipline projects by creatively solving our client's challenges, making health and safety a priority, and being up to speed with industry best practices
  • Provide engaged leadership, support the vision of the company, and contribute positively to a collaboration mindset at all levels
  • Generate professional plans, specifications, technical calculations, exhibits, and reports.
  • Mentor junior staff and assist project managers with project staff resourcing.
  • Attend and lead project team and client meetings.
  • Support business development growth through working with strategic pursuits leaders utilizing our established local and regional network
  • Lead proposal development by supervising and writing proposals
  • Conduct site observations, existing conditions backchecking, and written field reports.
  • Help ensure staff and level of effort are deployed in an efficient, profitable manner
  • Take initiative in collaborating with other disciplines throughout the company to develop relationships and team to pursue high-level work
  • Supervise staff with respect to engineering services, project development and identify a path for their success Minimum Qualifications:
    • BS in Civil/Mechanical Engineering
    • PE Registration in CA (Civil/Mechanical)
    • 20+ years of progressive civil and mechanical engineering projects with a variety of clients
    • 10+ years of experience with complex projects

      This position may require work on projects requiring full vaccination from COVID-19. If that is the case, you will be required to show proof of vaccination or an acceptable exemption in order to work on the project.

      Move Forward with Kleinfelder

      Kleinfelder has been connecting great people to the best work since 1961. We are engineers, scientists, and construction professionals providing solutions that improve our clients' transportation, water, energy, and other private infrastructure. As a responsive, cross-disciplinary team of bright, curious, and innovative problem-solvers, we are dedicated to doing the right thing, every day, on every project from over 85 offices in the US, Canada, and Australia. Connecting great people to the best work is our purpose - together, we deliver.

      Progress with an Employer that Values You

      Kleinfelder is an inclusive organization free from discrimination. We are a stronger organization when we are a diverse workforce and believe that through diversity, equity, and inclusion comes creativity, innovation, and unity. We are proud to offer the following:

      Benefits: Kleinfelder offers an excellent compensation and benefits package, including: medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) plan, and paid holidays. The expected salary range for the position is displayed in accordance with the California Pay Transparency Law. Final agreed upon compensation is based upon individual qualifications and experience. Salary range: $94,154 - $156,881.

      Career Development: We are committed to investing in the professional development of our staff, offering each employee every opportunity to grow, develop, and take control of their career paths. We support these efforts through reimbursements for continuing education as well as many of the expenses associated with trainings and certifications, and opportunities for career development through our internal Mentoring Program.

      Equal Opportunity: Kleinfelder is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans. (Compliant with the new VEVRAA and Section 503 rules)


      Please note that Kleinfelder does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, Kleinfelder will not consider or agree to payment for any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, Kleinfelder explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resume, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of Kleinfelder.

      Job Requirements

Keywords: Kleinfelder, Oakland , Senior Mechanical / Civil Engineer, Engineering , Oakland, California

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