Midwestern Consulting is an Equal Opportunity Employer offering a progressive and fast-paced environment for civil engineering, surveying, and administrative professionals. We regularly have positions available for skilled and self-motivated staff and offer our employees ongoing skill development and career advancement programs. In addition to a competitive salary program, we offer a comprehensive flexible benefits package, including tuition and health club reimbursement, 401K Plan, and profit sharing bonus program.
Title: Project Engineer
Summary of Position:
The Project Engineer is responsible for the timely and accurate completion of projects assigned to them. The Project Engineer understands the scope of the work and is responsible for supervision of other team members assigned to the project, and keeping the engineering cost of the project within established budgets.
Assists Project Manager and Senior Project Manager in preparation of proposals and estimates.
Participates in presenting the proposal to the prospective client or clients, and governmental agencies.
Participates in selecting the project team.
Determines major project design decisions in conjunction with the Project Manager such as setbacks, location of roadways, storm drainage, sewer and other utility routes, etc., detention requirements, pavement design, and other items.
Has direct client contact only after coordination with Project Manager.
Assigns duties to project team, answers their questions, monitors their progress.
Checks accuracy of completed work.
Prepare contracts, specifications.
Attends meeting with client and governmental agencies and their representatives.
Assists client in selecting contractors.
Prepares change orders and payment requests.
B.S. in civil or environmental engineering, and registered in the State of Michigan, or able to become registered within one year. Must have a minimum of four or more years of experience in the design of civil projects after becoming registered. Must be knowledgeable in computer-aided design. The relationship between the Project Engineer, Project Manager and the client is vital, and the Project Engineer must exhibit maturity, professionalism and willingness to solve the client’s problems in all of their meetings. While not the direct supervisor of those assigned to their project teams, they must relate well to those staff members and assist their continuing professional advancement. Must be flexible to do assignments as necessary.
Reporting and Limits of Authority: Reports to Senior Project Manager or Division Head.
May not change the scope of work or deviate from the contractual agreement between the firm and the client without approval from the Project Manager. Advises the Project Manager when work outside the contract is required and participates in contract re-negotiation. May make recommendations concerning personnel.
Title: Project Manager
Summary of Position:
Personnel in this position are expected to be responsible for the overall supervision of those projects which are assigned to them, to assure that the scope of work and the project are completed within the allocated period of time and within the budget. The Project Manager will be responsible for concurrent projects and is obligated to actively market the firm.
Prepares proposals and makes presentations to clients.
Visits and evaluates potential job sites.
Calculates costs and time schedules for proposed work.
Selects the project team and assigns duties and schedules to team members.
Coordinates activities of project team members and answers questions and gives daily guidance.
Has day-to-day client contact and assists clients as required.
Maintains/nurtures good relationship with client.
Recognizes problems quickly and seeks principal’s advice, as required.
Coordinates all correspondence with clients.
Recommends changes to clients as required.
Obligated to actively bring work into the firm.
Other duties as assigned.
B.S. degree in civil engineering, surveying or related field. Must be registered in Michigan and possess a minimum of eight or more years of professional experience, or possess sufficient work experience to manage technical project team members.
Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills and be able to relate to clients in a mature, thoughtful, professional and pleasant manner.
Able to develop technical skills of subordinates.
Member of professional organization, chamber of commerce or similar association.
Must be flexible to do assignments as necessary.
Reporting and Limits of Authority:
Reports to Senior Project Manager or Division Head.
Within the project team, has the obligation to assign work, to establish schedules, to instruct team members, and when necessary to pass judgment on the adequacy of their efforts.
Does not have hire and fire authority, but may make recommendation of such actions.
For Information Contact:
3815 Plaza Drive
Ann Arbor, MI