Senior Civil Engineer

  • Office Location Washington, DC
  • Post Date 2021-03-08
  • Team Washington, DC

Senior Civil Engineer

Portland Civil + Survey –Washington, DC Satellite Office

Senior Civil Engineer

KPFF is a pure design firm--Civil, Structural, and Survey with 1,200 employees across 22 offices. Our successful practice has expanded to Washington DC where we have the opportunity to bring on a senior level (10-15 years) Civil project manager who is ready to make a leap in their career and be the Civil lead for this growing Washington DC office. We offer the opportunity to pursue your passions with the backing of a successful, creative group of professionals.

Are you experiencing any/all of the following circumstances?

  • You feel stuck in an organization with a bureaucratic hierarchy that drives you nuts
  • You have little autonomy and wish you could be doing more to positively impact your team
  • You want the trust, autonomy, and support to lead projects and business development in the DC Metro region with the desire to help grow a sustainable presence in the area

If this describes you, we want to meet you! We are seeking a full-time Senior Civil Engineer who desires to make a difference and capitalize on their entrepreneurial spirit.We believe in encouraging personal and professional growth, and we work hard at providing a solid structure with minimal organizational restrictions.


  • 10+ years of experience primarily in the DC/MD/VA region
  • Strong background in private civil consulting (focus on private, some experience in the public side)
  • Client facing background with solid connections to generate local project work
  • Experience focused on general site development
  • Effective written and verbal communication
  • Strong ability to handle multiple concurrent projects and priorities
  • Passionate about providing exceptional client service


KPFF is a collaborative and creative team of civil and structural engineers and surveyors that thrive on designing innovative solutions for projects of all scales. KPFF is a leader in sustainable design, providing our clients with visionary, environmentally sensitive and technically advanced services. Our company is large (1,200+ employees across 22 offices), but nimble and operates day-to-day with the flexibility of a small firm. We have a great group of collaborative and dedicated engineers in a family-friendly, business casual environment.

The Portland Civil + Survey office (including Eugene and Washington DC staff) consists of 94 employees including 35 PEs and 3 PLSs. Our core civil practice focuses on site development, public utility and roadway infrastructure, parks and trails, and innovative stormwater management. Our survey team focuses on boundary staking, topo surveying, construction layout, drone missions, and building inspections. We work on many different and exciting design projects including education and healthcare facilities, national parks, cultural centers, zoos and museums, as well as government and international facilities. We believe in encouraging personal and professional growth, and we work hard at providing a solid structure with minimal organizational restrictions.

KPFF is more than just the work we do, we are the relationships we build, both with our clients and with our co-workers. To foster those relationships and build up our employees, KPFF offers a number of growth opportunities and social events, even in the current virtual environment. With monthly lunchtime learning opportunities, outside speakers, and structured growth programs, employees are constantly offered the opportunity to grow and expand their knowledge.

KPFF is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to inclusion and diversity in the workplace.

  • Minimum Experience 10 Experience
  • Minimum Education Bachelor's Degree
  • Discipline/Specialty Civil Engineering
  • Pay Range $120,000-$150,000
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