Civil/Environmental Engineering Project Manager - Mining

Job Locations US-AZ-Phoenix


CEC is looking for both established and emerging leaders who are interested in being part of our growing community – outstanding professionals who combine strong consulting and business development skills with a strong technical foundation – to foster and expand a network of excellent client relationships in the Mining sector industry. As a CEC Project Manager, you will be tasked to help grow the mining practice in the southwestern United States with emphasis in Arizona, New Mexico, Nevada, Utah, California and Colorado. You will manage projects and project teams to navigate today’s complex mining regulatory landscape, help our aggregate and hardrock mining clients to secure permits and complete projects in a timely manner while achieving compliance with regulatory criteria. Your work will influence the entire project – from assessment and investigation, to conceptual design plans, through completion of permitting, bidding, and construction. You will also serve as a mentor to junior staff, educating them about the mining/aggregates industry, about field data collection, engineering and environmental design parameters, as well as the regulatory criteria as they relate to the aggregate and hardrock mining industries in the southwestern US.  This opportunity is catered to a mid- to senior-level professional looking to advance their career with a leader in the US mining sector (Ranked #6 in ENR 2019), and to make a significant impact in successfully implementing CEC's strategy.



  • B.S. in Civil or Environmental Engineering;
  • Registration as a Professional Engineer (PE) in the state of Arizona or ability to obtain within 3 months.
  • Minimum 7 years of experience in managing mining-related infrastructure design, civil engineering, permitting and/or environmental compliance activities for mining companies in the southwestern US;
  • Strong working knowledge of state (particularly Arizona, New Mexico, Nevada, Utah, California and Colorado) and federal environmental laws and regulations as they relate to aggregate and hardrock mining;
  • Experience working with regulatory agency personnel in the southwestern US;
  • Experience with client relationship management and business development; and,
  • Ability to speak and write professionally, including experience with preparation of regulatory submittals, as well as preparation and delivery of technical presentations.

About Us

Civil & Environmental Consultants, Inc. (CEC) is consistently ranked as an Engineering News-Record Top 200 Design Firm, offering big firm opportunities with a small firm culture.  Not only will we help you develop professionally, but we will also provide you with the opportunity to become an owner of the firm and share in our success.  You will work on diverse projects while providing high quality service to our clients. 


In addition to offering company stock at all levels, we provide a matching 401(k), profit sharing, a performance bonus for all employees, medical dental and vision insurance, short and long term disability and tuition assistance.  Join our team where your contribution matters.


CEC is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We do not discriminate in recruiting, hiring or promotion based on race, color, religion, sex (including sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, transgender status), national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis or characteristic prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local law.


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