Senior Civil Engineer (8 - 12 yr)

Coffman Engineers Inc.

Job Description

Company Description

At Coffman Engineers, we serve as both prime consultant and sub consultant on projects large and small, including commercial, retail, institutional, government, industrial, and project/construction management. Incorporated in 1979, we have employees in more than 20 locations serving clients across the United States and overseas.

To meet client objectives and to integrate our many disciplines, we can create teams comprised of civil, structural, mechanical, electrical, fire protection, and corrosion control, as well as project/construction managers and professionals in a variety of specialty services. This ability has made us a leader in the engineering and construction communities, and has strengthened our reputation as being progressive, innovative, and a great place to work.

Job Description

The San Diego office is seeking a highly skilled, self-motivated, technically mindedSenior Civil Engineerwith 8 to 12 years of experience to join our team in applying engineering skills to a variety of challenging projects. We are looking for someone with experience that ranges from project entitlements and preliminary design through construction documents and construction administration.


  • Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering
  • Professional Engineer (PE) registration required
  • Registration in California preferred
  • Minimum of 8 years of professional land development experience in the design of life sciences, commercial, office, higher education, mixed-use, residential, healthcare, municipal, and/or Federal projects including:
    • Managing multiple, concurrent projects
    • Leading design team efforts
    • Successfully managing project budgets and schedules
    • Interfacing with a multi-discipline design team
    • Mentoring junior staff
  • Technical experience with hydrologic and hydraulic calculations, technical studies, mapping documents, preparation and processing of civil construction documents, and earthwork calculations
  • Stormwater experience in San Diego County preferred
  • Proficiency with AutoCAD Civil 3D
  • Specification preparation experience preferred
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to foster long term client relationships
  • Excellent time management skills
  • San Diego experience and relationships a plus

Expected Salary Range $100,000.00 to $130,000.00.

This position is not eligible for sponsorship.

No paid interview travel or relocation expenses are offered for this position.

Additional Information

Why You Want To Work Here

Coffman Engineers is a company that truly focuses on its employees. We support and encourage individually tailored professional and technical advancement as well as personal growth. We offer an excellent salary/benefits package, and a professional office environment with the opportunity to work with a collaborative team. Our offices provide several engineering discipline services, which work together collaboratively to provide complete engineering design packages.

Coffman offers a flexible PTO program, a fun office environment with a high-performing young team!

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Coffman at a Glance:

  • 43 years in business
  • 650+ employees serving clients throughout the U.S. and overseas from more than 20 locations
  • Multi-discipline engineering services plus corrosion control, commissioning and project/construction management
  • #27 Top 80 Engineering Firms, Building Design+Construction, 2019
  • #29 Zweig Group Hot Firm List, Zweig Group, 2021
  • #157 Top 500 Design Firms, Engineering News-Record, 2022
  • #1 Top Workplace (Small), The San Diego Union-Tribune, 2020
  • #4 Best Places to Work (Large), San Diego Business Journal, 2021
  • #8 "The List" for Engineering Firms, San Diego Business Journal, 2021


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This position is direct with Coffman Engineers; we are an Equal Opportunityand Affirmative Action Employer of Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled individuals.

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