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Design Lead – Civil Design Engineer

Design Lead – Civil Design Engineer (062402)

SRF Consulting Group, Inc. creates lasting solutions to strengthen communities. SRF’s engineers, planners, and designers collaborate with our clients and their partners to ensure meaningful results for the most challenging projects and enrich everyday experiences. Our award-winning projects range from designing roadways, trails, and bridges to planning statewide transportation systems, to revitalizing neighborhoods and urban spaces. At SRF, our employee-owners help shape the culture and future of our business and our communities. As a 100 percent employee-owned company, team members share in the company’s growth and prosperity and receive stock ownership on a vesting schedule for their retirement. Our culture offers frequent companywide events, clubs, and sports teams, as well as opportunities to give back to the community. SRF also provides employees with the following:

•           401(k) and company match plan, Comprehensive health benefits package

•           Competitive salaries, Paid professional certifications and memberships

•           Flex-time scheduling, Generous time-off programs, and Vacation time carry-over

•           Multiple professional development programs

SRF’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion is a cornerstone of our culture and success. Individual differences, life experiences, and talents drive our innovation and our approach. Everyone is welcome, differences are celebrated, and horizons are limitless.

Our dynamic and successful Civil Design Group is seeking a full-time Design Lead – Civil Design Engineer. This position would be based in our Minneapolis MN office. As a Design Lead – Civil Design Engineer, you would be responsible for the design and/or management of roadway engineering projects for highway and municipal infrastructure projects, as well as client development and staff management.  


  • Manage and coordinate project tasks with other groups/disciplines, including the monitoring of project budgets.
  • Lead roadway design tasks for preliminary and final design projects.
  • Exhibit quality day-to-day work in line with SRF’s quality management plan.
  • Develop project documents including reports, studies, construction contract documents, and permit applications.
  • Interact with clients, regulatory agencies, and the public as necessary for project completion.
  • Provide training assistance for engineers and staff.
  • Business development activities including assisting in development of proposals.

Required Qualifications

  • Minimum of a B.S. degree in Civil Engineering or a similar degree from an accredited school.
  • Licensed Professional Engineer in MN or with the ability to obtain MN licensure within 6 months.
  • 4 + years of experience as a Civil Engineer in transportation design.
  • Proven ability to develop and produce construction plans and documents using AutoDesk or Bentley design software(s).
  • Proven ability to develop studies, reports, technical specifications, regulatory permits, applications, construction estimates, and other project documents.
  • An enthusiastic, strong work ethic, excellent communication skills, and the ability to work both independently and collaboratively.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in a position with progressive job responsibilities in the field of Civil Engineering.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage projects, people and/or tasks.

Visa sponsorship may be available for this position.

SRF Consulting Group, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer.  We cultivate a diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment where all individuals feel respected, acknowledged, and empowered to bring their authentic selves to work. Our diversity drives our innovation; our inclusivity drives our approach. We encourage ALL qualified people to apply.

We will not discriminate against or harass any employee or applicant for employment because of hair style or texture -race, genetic testing, military status or unfavorable discharge, citizenship or work authorization status, pregnancy, arrest/conviction and expunged or sealed convictions, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, familial status, ancestry, gender identity or expression, status about public assistance, or any other protected class.

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