Principal Civil Engineer

Greenville, SC

Posted: 10/11/2022 Employment Type: Internal Temp/Contract Industry: Construction General Job Number: real_street-2351 Pay Rate: 58.00 USD HOUR

Job Description

Since 2001, RealStreet has connected management executives for the construction industry to contractors working on commercial and government projects. As a leading firm in the country which specializes entirely in senior level construction employment, we have cultivated long-term relationships with many of the industry's leading companies enabling us access to the top companies throughout the continental U.S.

We currently have a great assignment for a Principal Civil Engineer. This individual will support our client, an engineering, procurement and construction services firm with projects around the world. The position provides a benefits package which includes an extensive insurance plan and a 401(k) retirement plan with a generous company match.

Job Responsibilities

The Principal Civil Engineer will provide Civil Engineering services for nuclear projects out of our client’s office in Greenville, South Carolina.

Responsibilities of the Principal Civil Engineer include:

  • Planning, organizing and coordinating civil engineering and multi-disciplined design projects
  • Engaging in the planning, design and construction phases of engineering projects
  • Generating designs related to water distribution systems, water supply, sewage collection, distribution and treatment, grading and drainage, and pavement evaluation and design
  • Reviewing and evaluating the accuracy of design, calculations and specifications
  • Conducting construction document reviews
  • Providing technical direction to assigned engineers

Job Requirements

Specific qualifications for the Principal Civil Engineer include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or another related field
  • Fifteen (15) years of relevant experience, including design, estimating, specification preparation, construction document preparation and related phases of engineering; preferred experience includes:  
    • Federal project experience with the Department of Energy (DOE) or the Department of Defense (DoD)
    • A strong understanding of civil industrial work, with the ability to perform detailed layout and designs
    • Experience preparing civil related permits and reports
    • Experience leading a small to medium project
  • Registration as a Professional Engineer (PE) is preferred
  • Strong computer skills with advanced knowledge of 2D and 3D modeling software and procedures (stormwater pond design, storm drainage design, pipe networks, earthwork cut and fill calculations)
  • A working knowledge of Federal (including the Department of Energy), state and local codes and standards applicable to civil engineering design, as well as commercial availability and cost of materials, means and methods of construction
  • Must be a US Citizen


RealStreet offers a comprehensive benefit package which includes:

  • 401(k) Retirement Plan with generous company match
  • Medical Insurance Plan which includes prescription coverage
  • Voluntary Vision Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Life Insurance & long term disability insurance

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RealStreet is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

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