Group Manager – Civil Site

  • Charlotte, NC
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Simply Put, A Great Place to Work

Benesch is a growing, multi-disciplined planning, engineering, and professional services firm. We enhance infrastructure and communities across the country – creating spaces and providing connections in ways that make a difference.

We pride ourselves on being nimble enough to remain responsive to client needs, yet large enough to offer exceptional bench strength. As a member of our team, you’ll have an opportunity to draw from those resources when you need them, and likewise, contribute your expertise when you have something to share.

At Benesch, we are looking for candidates with varied backgrounds and worldviews. Diverse ideas come from diverse people, and we are committed to offering an inclusive work environment where everyone feels valued and respected. Statistics show that women and underrepresented groups are less likely to apply for a position if they don’t meet 100% of the qualifications. If this statement resonates with you – don’t be so hard on yourself. Apply for the job!

Civil Site Group Manager

We are looking to hire an experienced Civil Site Group Manager to be based in our Charlotte office. We offer opportunities to work with schools, hospitals, private developments, local agencies, and DOTs on a variety of civil site projects involving storm water, site design and layout, parking lot design, roadway, water and sewer improvements. The ideal candidate will be a licensed Professional Engineer and have significant experience in client development and pursuing, managing, designing, and providing civil site services for public and private agencies, including DOTs, counties, and municipalities. 


This position will report to our Charlotte office at least 3 days a week. 

The Impact You Will Have
  • Manage and grow the North Carolina Division Civil Site Group, including the design, and construction administration service lines
  • Manage project teams, accountable for staffing, budget, and schedule
  • Contribute to local, regional, and corporate strategic growth initiatives including expansion of Civil Site work in the Southeast region
  • Develop and manage relationships with new and existing clients
  • Represent Benesch at industry and professional engagement events
  • Identify opportunities and lead strategic project pursuits
  • Collaborate on divisional and regional growth strategy
  • Mentor junior and mid-level engineers
  • Business Development and Marketing, including networking, preparation of SOQs, proposals, and contracts
  • Manage design consultants and clients
  • Oversee/quality control for concepts or schematic designs, including layout, grading, hydrology, and utilities.
  • Oversee design concepts from schematic design into design development and work with the project team to produce construction documents
What We Are Looking For
  • Professional Engineer licensure in North Carolina (or ability or acquire it through reciprocity in 3 months)
  • 15+ years of industry experience
  • B.S. Degree in Civil Engineering or related discipline required
  • Proficient understanding of AutoCAD and Civil 3D software
  • Excellent communication, strong written, oral, and client relation skills, experience interacting with clients, agencies, and other project stakeholders
  • Understanding and knowledge of applicable codes
  • Experienced in Project Management, including design cost control, project budget control, and quality assurance/quality control
  • Able to successfully manage staff both individually and as a team
  • Experience working with public agencies, private entities, and/or municipalities
  • Design experience with site development, local roads, water distribution systems, sanitary sewer, storm sewer, sedimentation & erosion control practices, and stormwater best management practices
  • Excellent communication, business development, project management, and client relation skills
  • Strong communication, organization, and leadership skills with a track record for understanding and adhering to contractual requirements
  • Progressive experience working directly with clients developing relationships, with proven ability to win work
  • Ability to lead, manage, mentor, and grow a dynamic team
  • Strong understanding of project financials and Vision reporting; maintaining compliance with division and project financial objectives including: Chargeability, Profit, Overhead
  • Participate in local civic and professional organizations to promote the Company 


Explore the Benefits of working at Benesch! 

Benesch is a great company to work for! Our comprehensive benefits package includes paid over-time, exceptional retirement fund contributions, flexible schedules, wellness incentives, and all-around great people to work with. Take your career to the next level by applying today.

Our benefits package is designed to take care of our employees. The health and wellness of our employees is essential to their success both personally and professionally. That is why we invest in our employees’ well-being by providing a comprehensive benefits package to help them live a healthy lifestyle. Each option can be customized to meet the needs of our employees and their families. 

Benesch offers a generous paid time benefits plan that increases throughout your career plus several paid holidays.  Our benefits include medical, dental, and vision benefits. We also include company-paid life insurance, short term, and long-term disability plans. Benesch offers a 401K plan and profit-sharing contributions to the 401K plan with the potential of 9% total employer contribution to your retirement savings!! 

From insurance and retirement plan to our wellness programs, we provide employee benefits that meet your wants and needs. Click here to learn more about some of the benefits of working at Benesch! 

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