Civil Engineer Project Manager

Huitt-Zollars Irvine , CA 92606

Posted 3 weeks ago


Huitt-Zollars' Irvine, California office has a Civil Engineer Project Manager opportunity for a PE licensed and registered in California. The successful candidate will have at least 8 years of progressive experience as a professional engineer and expertise in urban development or various land development including residential and commercial projects. This full time role will manage multiple urban development projects while cultivating client relationships. This is an excellent opportunity for a PE to manage notable projects and advance their career at a premier design firm.

HZ is a leading full-service design firm providing innovative planning, engineering, architectural services, construction and program management, and design-build project delivery to our clients in the public and private sector. We provide quality solutions for our clients and employment opportunities to qualified talent.


  • Project management involving the development of design plans, specifications, feasibility reports, construction administration, utility relocation coordination, cost estimating, geotechnical coordination and basic knowledge of survey data collection, land rights, and regulatory permitting

  • Development and coordination of design plans, specifications, construction support, cost estimating, geotechnical coordination

  • Attend client meetings and meet with Agencies on project issues and/or coordination

  • Develop project proposals, scopes, budgets, and manage execution and tracking of engineering projects. Projects may include but are not limited to:

  • Roadway design including geometrics, typical section, and plan/profiles

  • Surface modeling in AutoCAD Civil 3D and earthwork volume calculations is desired

  • Capacity and Hydraulic analysis of subsurface systems and detention pond routing

  • Utility and R/W relocation protocol and coordination

  • Plan approval process and permitting coordination

  • Review and distribute work and resources among staff for efficient project completion

  • Provide guidance and mentoring to junior staff colleagues

  • Cultivate client relationships and present project status updates


  • BSCE and California State License and registration

  • Minimum 8 years of previous project design and project management experience

  • Experience with various government agencies water districts, flood control districts and regulatory permitting

  • Proficient in AutoCAD, Civil 3D, MS Word, Excel, Project and Outlook

  • Experience in Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP) and Water Quality Management Plan (WQMP) utilizing current governing agency templates for various land development projects

  • Ability to control costs within own work

  • Strong time management and ability to meet deadlines

  • Ability to develop plans for short-term work activities

  • Proven design skills, site development, planning, conceptual skills and problem solving

  • Strong time management and ability to meet deadlines

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, and ability to provide clear direction to project team members

We offer a competitive benefit and compensation package including medical, dental, vision, life, and long/short-term disability plans and two retirement plans: 401(k) and ESOP.

Please apply online at:

Job ID No: I182

Huitt-Zollars is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment on any basis including race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin or any other legally protected status. Consistent with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the company will make reasonable accommodations to assist in the application process upon the request of an applicant. No question on this application is intended to secure information to be used for discriminatory purposes.

This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-741.5(a) and 60-300.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals on the basis of protected veteran status or disability, and require affirmative action by covered prime contractors and subcontractors to employ and advance in employment qualified protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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