Senior Civil Engineer
Los Angeles, CA  / Long Beach, CA  / Costa Mesa, CA 
Posted 2 days ago
Job Description

Are you looking for a home for the best years of your career, where you can contribute to a dynamic and innovative firm, tackle challenging project work, and collaborate with industry-recognized professionals? Geosyntec is seeking an exceptional Senior Civil Engineer to join our team in the Greater Los Angeles area. You will interact with a multi-disciplinary team of professionals throughout the U.S. and will provide project and design management, leadership, and client development in a variety of water resources projects including stormwater, potable water, wastewater, and groundwater facilities.

Our clients ask us to address their new ventures and most challenging problems involving the environment, natural resources, and civil infrastructure. Ranked by ENR in the top 20 design firms for the environment, Geosyntec is internationally known for its technical leadership, broad experience, and exceptional client service. Founded in 1983, we have more than 1,800 professionals across our 80+ offices. Learn more by visiting


Collaboration and mentoring are cornerstones of Geosyntec's culture. We operate under a sell-manage-do culture, and so we expect that you'd work on challenging technical projects while leveraging your existing knowledge and experience to help Geosyntec expand its current practices and capabilities through business development and client management. You may also be asked to take on project management responsibilities, along with staff management and development, and mentoring tasks.

Some of the key responsibilities for this position include:

  • Managing multiple projects within the scope/budget/schedule expectations and ensuring quality standards on project deliverables;
  • Managing the overall delivery of projects including, design management, project planning and controls, financial management, change management, risk management, and contract/subcontract management;
  • Effectively stewarding and building client relationships to repeat business;
  • Developing business opportunities with new and existing clients and preparing associated proposals;
  • Preparation of technical documents including plans, specifications, estimates, calculations and analyses, technical reports, etc.; and
  • Supervision and mentoring of junior staff.

Your success is our success. We encourage our professionals to continually develop their interests and skills. Advancement is based on an individual's own performance and initiative.


  • Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering. (required)
  • Master's degree in Civil Engineering. (preferred)
  • California PE license. (required)


  • At least 8 years (10+ preferred) of work experience in the development of civil infrastructure in California. (required)
  • Experience in management and coordination of multi-disciplinary team throughout planning, design, permitting, and construction phases of civil infrastructure projects. (required)
  • Experience in the development of plans, specifications, and estimates for civil infrastructure projects. (required)
  • Experience in the development of proposals for civil infrastructure projects. (required)
  • Experience in hydrology and hydraulic modeling and drainage analysis. (required)
  • Experience with the design of stormwater BMPs and preparation of water quality management plans. (required)
  • Experience in local and environmental permitting of civil infrastructure projects. (required)
  • Experience in construction support, inspections, and oversight. (required)
  • Experience in business and client development. (preferred)
  • Valid U.S. driver's license and a satisfactory driving record for business travel. (required)


Geosyntec strives to hire and retain the best and brightest people in their fields. We look for exceptional interpersonal skills, communication skills, and problem-solving abilities, plus a passion for technical excellence and quality. We seek individuals with leadership potential, a commitment to lifelong learning and growth, and the desire to build a long and rewarding career with a growing Firm.

Geosyntec is a great place to build a career. If you're looking for an exciting place to work, a place with challenging and rewarding projects, and a place that has been nationally recognized for its employees' quality of life, technical expertise, and business success, then Geosyntec may be the place for you. You can learn more about careers and employment at Geosyntec by visiting

We are proud to offer our employees a highly competitive benefits package. Learn more by visiting

Below are the potential compensation ranges that we in good faith believe are applicable for this role at the time of this posting and are only applicable for jobs to be performed in the specified California locations below. The typical base salary range for this position is just one component of Geosyntec's total compensation package for employees. Actual compensation will be determined based on education, experience, skill set and location.

  • Minimum Salary: $119,675 / Maximum Salary: $167,545 (Costa Mesa, Los Angeles, Long Beach)

We offer a comprehensive benefits package including, paid holidays, vacation, sick, and personal paid time off, medical, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance, 401(k), and other benefits to eligible employees.

Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer including minorities, females, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, sexual orientation, and gender identity.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
8 to 10 years
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