At Widseth, we have a diverse client base that includes over 60 rural communities in greater Minnesota. As a Civil Engineer with our firm, one of your primary responsibilities will be client management for one or more of our municipal clients. This requires a diverse background and experience in municipal engineering projects. If you have a passion for assuming the role of City Engineer, becoming a part of a City’s staff team and look forward to solving challenges on a variety of projects, this position is for you!
The position focus will be:
Manage municipal clients and projects, attend city council and commission meetings, and management of our internal project design and field staff and external consultant partners.
Develop design concepts using appropriate methodology and oversee plan preparation.
Prepare technical reports, construction estimating, contract documents and specifications and administrate the public bidding process on behalf of our clients.
Coordinate verbal and written communication with a multi-discipline team. Interact with contractors and clients throughout the various phases of the project.
Support business development operations by attending industry functions, client meetings/presentations.
Participate in development of other civil related projects as deemed appropriate by the firm.
To be considered for this position you’ll need to meet the following minimum qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering.
Professional licensure (P.E.) in good standing in the state of Minnesota.
10+ years’ experience in municipal engineering.
Knowledge of MnDOT requirements, State-Aid procedures, and common funding programs such as USDA Rural Development and Public Facility Administration.
A working knowledge of AutoCAD, Civil 3D and MicroStation is preferred but is not required.
Demonstration of good communication skills and client management techniques.
Widseth provides competitive compensation, discretionary annual profit-sharing, bonuses, health insurance, life insurance, short-term disability, paid time off, paid holidays and more.
Widseth is an engineering, architecture, land surveying and environmental services firm with eight offices in Minnesota and North Dakota and 200 employees. We design roads, bridges, water and wastewater systems, and buildings of all types. Our engineering practice includes civil, structural, mechanical and electrical engineers who work on a wide range of projects for public and private clients—from large-scale public works improvements to facility and site design for individual companies. Our land survey crews and environmental specialists work throughout the Midwest. Our architectural portfolio includes schools, clinics, senior living, retail, offices, factories, historic buildings and more. Together, this multi-discipline team provides our clients a complete package of services to lead their project from concept to completion. Widseth was established in 1975.