Senior Project Engineer - Energy Market

Posted Date 5 months ago(1/15/2024 1:07 PM)
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US-NC-Raleigh | US-NC-Charlotte | US-VA-Richmond | US-FL-Orlando
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Job Description

 We are seeking a Senior Energy Project Engineer who is looking for an opportunity to grow and take on more responsibility, in our Raleigh or Charlotte, NC; Richmond, VA; or Orlando, FL offices. Our growing, fast-paced site/civil engineering practice seeks a client focused, highly motivated, organized engineer. The Senior Engineer will be responsible for leading technical teams in all aspects of site/civil project design with initial focus on land development projects within the Energy Market Segment.  The types of Energy Projects anticipated are linear (overhead and underground transmission and distribution) as well as site (substation). Tasks will include permitting, site layout and development, grading and erosion control, drainage and stormwater management design, development of Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plans (SWPPPs), and public outreach. Knowledge of industry standards and proven ability regarding site development drawing production required. Extensive coordination and meetings with the Client are anticipated to meet project requirements, scope, and need.


Dewberry is a leading, market-facing professional services firm with more than 50 locations and 2,000 professionals nationwide. What sets us apart from our competitors are our people. At Dewberry, we seek out exceptional talent and strive to deliver the highest quality of services to our clients. Whether you’re an experienced professional or a new graduate, you’ll have the chance to collaborate with the best and brightest and work on innovative and complex projects at the forefront of the industry. Our commitment to excellence stems from our personal integrity and from other defining attributes, which we call “Dewberry at Work,” that have inspired our employees to be successful for more than a half-century.



  • Collaborate and lead design teams in all aspects of a given project to develop detailed design documents for construction plans.
  • Site/civil development including grading design, roadway design, stormwater management design, and erosion and sediment control design
  • Preparation of all associated calculations, reports and spreadsheets.
  • Conduct code research, write specifications, and obtain permitting.
  • Mentor and train junior/mid-level staff.

Required Skills & Required Experience

  • BS degree in Civil Engineering or related field.
  • 10+ years' progressive design experience directly related to site/civil development projects.
  • North Carolina PE license.
  • Experience with AutoCAD, Civil 3D, and Microsoft office is required.
  • Proven track record of meeting project and client deadlines.
  • Works in a timely fashion to meet project budgets.
  • Communicates effectively with clients, coworkers, sub consultants, and review agency staff.
  • Composes technical reports, memorandums and other written communication such as email.
  • Ability to multi-task and work simultaneously on several projects at once.

Don’t meet every single requirement? At Dewberry we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace for our employees. So if you’re excited about this role, but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the position description, we encourage you to apply anyways. You may just be the right candidate for this or other opportunities.


*At this time, Dewberry will not sponsor a new applicant for work authorization.

*Dewberry is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation.

*Only recipients of an offer of employment from Dewberry, will be required to submit to a background screening which may include, but is not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification, driving record check, criminal background check, and an investigative consumer report. These screenings will be conducted by Dewberry’s background vendor of choice and will be conducted in compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local law.



Notice to Third Party Recruiters:  Dewberry only compensates job placement recruiters that have a valid Dewberry-approved written agreement in place for recruiting services. Dewberry does not compensate third party recruiters for unsolicited job placement candidate information.


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