Civil Project Engineer – Level II

Job Description

Civil Project Engineer-Level II
Portland, ME


Ransom Consulting, LLC. Is seeking an experienced Civil Engineer Level II to join their team in their Portland, Maine office.


The Civil Engineer Level II is responsible for the following primary functions:

  • Works on civil engineering components of a multidisciplinary project as part of a team which may include geotechnical engineers, architects, landscape architects, surveyors, structural engineers, mechanical engineers, electrical engineers, etc.
  • Utilizes principals of hydrologic evaluation and hydraulic design, as well as site grading, roadway grading, ADA compliance, design of gravity storm drain systems, design of sanitary conveyance systems (gravity and pressure), and municipal water systems in developing designs.
  • Supports the preparation of construction bidding documents including construction drawings and
  • Compiles plan sets and documents needed to complete permitting applications to local, state, and/or federal agencies.
  • Participates in client meetings and coordinates contact with clients as requested by Associate Project Manager (APM) or Project Manager (PM).
  • Attends meetings including Planning Boards, Zoning, Selectmen, and meetings with local, state, and federal permitting agencies to learn about process and support APM/PM as needed.
  • Keeps manager apprised of scheduling or project issues to ensure appropriate coordination of resources and client communication.
  • Provides monitoring or periodic inspection of on-going construction
  • Conducts on-site field work to collect data to support design
  • Provides technical support for other staff during fieldwork activities which may include on-site field work (commensurate with experience/expertise).
  • Submits timesheets and expense reports timely with appropriate supporting comments and documentation/receipts.
  • Provides information and documentation as needed to support PM/SPM billing review
  • Tracks time in a manner that ensures accuracy, and bills hours according to project budget
  • Controls project costs and provides timely notification of


  • Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in civil or similar
  • 5+ years of professional
  • Prior experience working for an engineering or environmental consulting company
  • Licensed Professional Engineer in the state where practicing; or successfully passed the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) exam and on track to take the PE exam
  • Proficient in using AutoCAD, HydroCAD, and other civil design related Developing knowledge of Civil3D, at a minimum.
  • Proficiency in using Microsoft Office Suite of programs (Word, Excel, Power Point).
  • Proficiency in using assigned modules of Project Management/Accounting software (Vision)


The employee is occasionally required to stand and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must      frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include Close vision and Distance vision.


Ransom, A Pinchin Company, has a company culture that encourages interaction by organizing company outings such as holiday meals and group charity participation. We value our team and strive to maintain a positive, supportive, flexible, and transparent workplace that is reflected in the high-quality service we provide our clients.

We offer competitive salaries and great benefits, but what makes Ransom stand out from the crowd?

  • Medical, dental and vision plan options.
  • Basic Life Insurance, Accident & Critical Illness Insurance
  • Flexible Schedules, Work Life Balance
  • 401(k) Savings Plan
  • Paid time-off and holidays, Parental Leave
  • Employee assistance program
  • Professional development assistance
  • Tuition reimbursement

We provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

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