Senior Civil Engineer-Transportation

Job Title
Senior Civil Engineer-Transportation
Job ID
Work Hybrid
Roseville,  CA 95661
Other Location

BEN|EN has been adeptly providing expert-level civil engineering services since 1995. At the top of our game, we are a multi-disciplinary civil engineering firm that provides services in transportation, traffic and signal design, wastewater, water, city engineering, urban design, and site development. As part of our commitment to providing our clients with well-established continuity, from concept to completion, we are dedicated to maintaining our exceptional, cohesive staff.  This solid foundation, coupled with intentional staff retention, imparts a great deal of confidence to our ever-increasing and evolving list of clients, which includes cities, counties, special districts, other engineering firms, architectural firms, and private development companies.
Our core values demonstrate our commitment to not only our clients but our employees and their families. We pride ourselves on our family-centered atmosphere that builds employee relationships while cultivating a balance of professional and private life.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the following satisfactorily; other duties may be assigned. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the following satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
  • Provides technical engineering leadership for a discipline and makes technical decisions and recommendations. Assists with the planning and scheduling of engineering tasks within a specific discipline and across disciplines.
  • Initiates and maintains relationships with engineers and with key engineering officials from external partners incorporating persuasion and negotiation skills for critical issues. Acts as the technical point of contact for project managers.
  • Retains an advanced level of knowledge of the discipline’s material costs, cost analysis, and forecasting.
  • Provides guidance to engineering staff and support various engineering teams.
  • Develop specifications for technical and construction projects and estimate costs for the purchase of material, equipment or systems within a specific discipline.
  • Participates in the development of proposals, including scopes, budgets, and schedules.
  • Acts as lead Engineer in charge of maintaining and approving engineering deliverables.
  • Applies intensive and diversified knowledge of engineering principles and practices in broad areas of assignments and related fields.
  • Prepares designs, calculations, sketches, diagrams, schematic drawings, reports, plans, specifications, and estimates for applicable projects.
  • Gathers and correlates basic engineering data using established and well-defined procedures.
  • Participates in interdisciplinary review and approval of (including stamp and signature) project engineering deliverables.
  • Provides specialized technical input to studies and designs for the specific area(s) of expertise.
  • Collaborates with project team (including sub consultants) and notifies Project Manager of project challenges and solutions.
  • Keeps abreast of new industry developments, regulations, and technologies affecting the organization for the purpose of recommending changes in programs and applications.
  • Conducts detailed or routine engineering assignments involving calculations and prepares reports.
  • Provides input to the development of the engineering budget and schedule to meet requirements.
  • Acts independently on technical matters pertaining to the field of work with minimal supervision.
  • Conducts quality control review of design calculations, drawings, specifications, reports, and other technical documents.
  • Identifies discrepancies in results and proposes an approach to solve new problems encountered.
  • Participates in the development of technical solutions.
  • Uses computer software to design engineering projects, solve technical problems, organize data, and prepare technical documents.
  • Anticipates and proposes solutions to unanticipated problems.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following.
  • Communications - Exhibits good listening and comprehension. Expresses ideas and thoughts in written form. Expresses ideas and thoughts verbally. Keeps others adequately informed. Selects and uses appropriate communication methods.
  • Teamwork - Balances team and individual responsibilities; exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views; gives and welcomes feedback; contributes to building a positive team spirit; puts success of team above own interests; able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; supports everyone's efforts to succeed.
  • Analytical - Synthesizes complex or diverse information; collects and researches data; uses intuition and experience to complement data; designs workflows and procedures.
  • Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; gathers and analyzes information skillfully; develops alternative solutions; works well in group problem solving situations; uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.
  • Initiative - Volunteers readily; undertakes self-development activities; seeks increased responsibilities; takes independent actions and calculated risks; looks for and takes advantage of opportunities; asks for and offers help when needed.
  • Planning/Organizing – Strong Organizational and time management skills, with the ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines.
  • Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner; reacts well under pressure; treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; accepts responsibility for own actions; follows through on commitments.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Bachelor's degree from four-year college or university in Civil Engineering or related field; 16+ years’ Civil Engineering experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Language Ability:
Read, analyze and interpret complex documents. Respond effectively to sensitive inquiries. Write speeches and articles using innovative techniques. Make persuasive presentations on complex topics to management, public groups and/or boards of directors.

Mathematical Ability:
Apply advanced concepts such as exponents, logarithms, quadratic equations and permutations. Apply operations to such tasks as frequency distribution, test reliability/validity, variance analysis, correlation technique, sampling theory and factor analysis.

Reasoning Ability:
Define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions. Interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

Computer Skills:
  • MicroStation and/or AutoCAD Civil 3D
  • Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Edge, Project)
Certificates and Licenses:
California Professional Engineer

Supervisory Responsibilities Manages subordinate employees. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit.  The employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear.  The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. The employee must be able to occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

  • Work Flexibility:  Flexible Work Schedules, Telework Capabilities
  • Health:  Medical, Dental, Vision, Flexible Spending Accounts, Life and Long-Term Disability Policies
  • 401K Retirement:  Company Matched Contributions to Roth and/or Traditional 401K, Access to a Financial Advisor
  • Paid Time Off: Generous Paid Time Off, Sick Pay, Paid Holidays
  • Professional Growth Paid Training: Salary increases for attaining P.E. or PLS, Provide Professional Development including certification and testing, In-House Training Academy, Professional Memberships
  • Personal Fulfillment:  Employee Recognition Program, Teambuilding Activities, Community Outreach Participation, Fun Work Environment!                   
  • Performance Bonuses
  • Referral Bonuses
  • Monthly Allowance for Health and Wellness, Phone, and Ergonomic Environment
  • Professional License & Certifications Reimbursement: Renewal of state professional license and certifications related to job growth.
It is the policy of this Company to assure that applicants are employed, and that employees are treated during employment, without regard to their race, religion, sex, color, national origin, age, or disability. Such action shall include employment, upgrading, demotion, or transfer; recruitment or recruitment advertising; layoff or termination; rates of pay or other forms of compensation; and selection for training, including apprenticeship, pre-apprenticeship, and/or on-the-job training.

Pay Range
$90,000.00   None to $125,000.00   None

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