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Department Manager in Civil Engineering

Hire Resolve

New York, new york

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Hire Resolve’s client is a leading Civil Engineering firm that is urgently seeking the expertise of a Department Manager in Civil Engineering in New York, NY.


  • Develop and manage the Civil Engineering team.
  • Create a departmental structure that enables the civil engineering group to operate effectively in various markets (i.e., municipal, real estate, education, etc.).
  • Oversee design and coordination of work on multidiscipline projects ranging from due diligence/site feasibility studies; site engineering through regulatory approvals; and permitting for full range of site development projects.
  • Develop site layout and design, including site grading and storm drainage, roadway , water and sewer infrastructure, erosion and sediment control.
  • Responsible for on-time, on budget, high quality technical deliverables.
  • Support of overall project direction and perform project administration which includes writing reports, gathering information, writing proposals & correspondence, tracking project costs, and completing progress reports..
  • Coordinate with other engineering and architectural departments within the firm.
  • Work with firm management to establish and execute financial performance goals.
  • Develop an annual civil engineering business plan. Work with the Office Manager and the firm’s Market Leaders to link plan to the growth and expansion of the firm.
  • Build relationships and communicate directly with clients (both internal and external) in support and coordination of all project activities.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering.
  • Professional Engineer License (PE) required.
  • 15+ years of demonstrated leadership, project management, and client management experience.
  • Successful candidate will be known within the municipal and private sector marketplace and have existing relationships.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities.
  • Strong client management skills coupled with the ability to cultivate existing and new clients and expand business relationships and opportunities.
  • Must possess strong project financial and core business management skills with proven ability to grow a profitable business unit
  • Substantial design experience with a specific focus on site development projects, and a thorough understanding of the entitlement processes.
  • Technical expertise and familiarity in the areas of municipal engineering principles and practices of related technical areas required.
  • Familiar with AutoCAD Civil 3D, Autoturn, MS Office suite and hydrology & hydraulics software packages
  • Must show current involvement (memberships) in or with related political and social networking organizations.
  • Exceptional interpersonal communication skills a must.
  • Capable presenter with strong oral and written communication skills.


  • Salary: $135K/yr - $175K/yr negotiable
  • Health plan: Vision, Dental, Medical, Life and Disability insurance
  • Retirement: 401k plan
  • Paid Time Off (PTO): Paid sick leave, paid holidays, paternity and maternity leave
  • Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • Professional training and development

Hire Resolve is a top-tier recruitment firm that focuses on placing skilled professionals in permanent employment. Hire Resolve focuses on working with senior-level executives and we pride ourselves on delivering excellent service to our candidates and clients.

• Salary: negotiable.

• Our client is offering a highly competitive salary for this role based on experience.

• Apply for this role today, contact Chanel Mendes (+1 623-663-6543) and Emma Hudson (+1 480-604-8029) at Hire Resolve or on LinkedIn

• You can also visit the Hire Resolve website: or email us your resume:

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