Senior Project Engineer (Civil)

GAI Consultants, Inc.
Canton, PA/Remote
Added: March 7, 2024

GAI Consultants has a career-building opportunity for a Senior Project Civil Engineer within our Power Business Unit’s Civil and Environmental Engineering Business Sector. GAI is an established and growing multi-discipline engineering firm with tremendous growth opportunities in the Pittsburgh, PA region. The successful candidate will enjoy working in a challenging, fast-paced, and team-oriented environment that will utilize their related experience to develop professionally and grow in today's global environment. This position will be based out of GAI’s Pittsburgh, PA, Canton, OH, or the Indianapolis, IN office locations. This position is eligible for GAI’s flexible Hybrid workplace place/Telework Policy and a Sign-on Bonus. GAI’s Power Business Unit focuses on developing and supporting Energy, Institutional, Industrial, and Manufacturing clients.

Job Duties :

  • Plans, designs, and facilitates civil engineer project design tasks such as site grading and drainage design; access road design; erosion and sediment pollution control design; stormwater management design; report preparation; and permitting.
  • Performs technical and feasibility studies.
  • Collaborates with other professionals and discusses requirements with team members.
  • Uses computer programs to develop detailed designs.
  • Ensures that work products meet client, environmental, and safety requirements.
  • Performs work with minimal guidance and supervision.
  • Handles complex issues and refers only the most complex issues to more experienced staff.
  • Possesses strong working knowledge of civil engineering design tasks and a positive attitude.
  • Possesses strong knowledge of AutoCAD Civil 3D and analysis modules.
  • Performs moderate to complex civil design tasks while delegating more routine tasks to staff with less experience.
  • Mentor, guide and check the work of less experienced staff.
  • Strong team collaboration, oral and written communication, design expertise, and problem-solving skills are required.
  • Adhere to the safety and quality procedures of GAI and our clients.
  • Travel to other offices/meet with clients/attend project-specific meetings (occasional local/regional travel that is expected to be 5%-10% of the time).

Physical Requirements:

Physical requirements of this position include the ability to hike moderate distances through unimproved terrain, utility rights-of-way, in remote areas, etc. in various temperatures and weather conditions. Ability to hear and visualize potential hazards during fieldwork or site visit situations.


Safety is the foundation of our success and a core corporate value at GAI Consultants, Inc. (GAI). Our policy is to comply with all applicable safety, health, and environmental regulations, client requirements, and corporate policies and procedures. We make every effort to provide and maintain the safest possible working conditions for all employees by identifying, assessing, and reducing the risk of our work tasks to the lowest possible level.

Why GAI:

At GAI, exceptional people have an exceptional place to work, grow, lead, and achieve. Explore an array of opportunities in locations across the U.S., and join accomplished colleagues in tackling challenging projects for a range of markets. Enjoy comprehensive benefits and feel good about being part of a collaborative team that’s committed to supporting the communities we serve. Join GAI and distinguish yourself in a company poised for unlimited growth.

GAI Consultants, Inc. is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion through fostering a workforce that represents different communities, cultures, and viewpoints. We will continue to build mutual trust and respect where employees are empowered to share their diverse perspectives, experiences, and ideas.

Benefits To Working at GAI Include:

  • Competitive salary - GAI is committed to paying market-based salaries
  • Comprehensive benefits package including medical, vision, dental, company paid Long Term Disability, and Short Term Disability (benefits start within 30 days of hire)
  • New paid Maternity/Paternity/Adoption program
  • Generous Paid Time Off and 7 paid holidays
  • 401k company match
  • Tuition Reimbursement

Experience Required

4-8 years:

Experience with planning, designing, and facilitating civil engineer project design tasks.

Proficiency in Civil Site Design, NPDES Permitting requirements and construction practices.

Experience with GIS, AutoCAD Civil 3D, HY-8, Pondpack, Hydraflow, Primavera P6, Microsoft Project, and other related engineering software.

Licenses & Certifications Required

Driver's License

Professional Engineer

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)