Civil Engineering Leader

Job Locations US-CA-Gold River


Civil & Environmental Consultants, Inc. (CEC) is growing and we have an excellent opportunity for an experienced professional to establish and build a Civil Engineering Practice in our Sacramento office. You’ll lead the efforts in identifying opportunities for growing the practice, lead business development and marketing efforts, and implement strategies to provide client service and sustainable growth of the practice.  You’ll work with other practices within CEC to provide an integrated approach to addressing client needs. 


The pay range for this position is between $124,000-224,000 based on experience and location (in addition, CEC offers overtime pay and other great benefits).


Required Qualifications: 

  • 15+ years’ experience;
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering;
  • California Professional Civil Engineer License; 
  • Local connections and or existing professional network with developers, architects, businesses, clients, regulatory agencies, etc.


Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Demonstrated experience preparing engineering plans for permitting and construction, able to work with various regulatory agencies to gain project approvals; 
  • Ability to network and develop strong client relationships; 
  • Demonstrated skills relating to technical oversight and project management services including quality reviews of design aspects including site layouts, grading plans, stormwater management facilities, water quality best management practices, utilities, and supporting calculations;
  • Ability and experience to recruit mentor and lead the development of a diverse professional staff providing integrated client services.

About Us

We have experts! CEC is consistently ranked as a Top 500 Design Firm and Top 200 Environmental Firm by Engineering News-Record. We are looking for people who enjoy using their education and experience to solve difficult technical problems and work on interesting projects. You can accomplish this while working with a team of professionals who are equally motivated to provide high levels of service to our clients and to teach you along the way.


We have support! We have a variety of Employee Resource Groups, including CEC Community – focused on giving back to the communities in which we work; CEC Ignite – focused on helping professionals early in their careers to develop their pathway; CEC iDEA – focused on inclusion, diversity, equality, and acceptance; and CEC Women – focused on creating internal and external opportunities for women to network and leverage professional experience!

We care about our people! People and Culture are two of the five elements of our strategic plan. When you care about your people, they will want to grow a career with you – that is our goal. CEC offers you a small-firm work environment with large-firm opportunities. Not only will we help you develop professionally, but we will also provide an opportunity to become an owner of the firm and share in its success.


CEC offers a matching 401(k); profit sharing; a performance bonus; company stock; medical dental, and vision insurance; short and long-term disability; tuition assistance; professional development; and work-life balance.


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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