Civil Engineering Project Manager

Job Locations US-IL-Naperville
Civil - Site Development


As a Senior Civil Engineering / Land Development Project Manager for Civil & Environmental Consultants, Inc. (CEC) you'll help expand our land development engineering services practice serving clients in both the private and public sector, with a focus on real estate development.  This position will manage a variety of land development project types such as retail, residential, senior living, higher education, health care, industrial capital improvements, and public sector improvements such as roadway or utility rehabilitation.  The ideal candidate will be experienced in preparing engineering plans for entitlement and construction, able to work with various regulatory agencies to gain project approval, and able to develop strong business relationships and meet client objectives.


You’ll be responsible for managing and directing active projects with current clients as well as developing the vision and plan for future business development.  You will direct and mentor junior staff to educate them on the skills necessary to provide land development engineering services. You will have the opportunity to expand your knowledge and participate at professional and market-specific networking and client development events.


  • Bachelors Degree in Environmental or Civil Engineering with P.E. licensure;
  • 10+ years of experience in land development projects;
  • Experience preparing final engineering plans and specifications;
  • Experience authoring engineering studies and preparing calculations;
  • Experience preparing stormwater models and associated reports;
  • Experience in preparing permit applications and obtaining project approvals;
  • Experience participating in formal and informal public meetings, such as a City Council or Project Public Stakeholder meetings;
  • Client development and management experience is a plus;
  • Working knowledge of GIS and AutoCAD Civil3d is a plus;
  • IDOT project experience is a plus;
  • Ability to lead teams and staff; 
  • Ability to speak and write professionally; 
  • Ability to develop and mentor staff; 
  • Ability to prepare proposals and manage project execution; 
  • Ability to interface with clients, network, and develop business.

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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