The Smith Consulting Group

Civil Engineering Leader

The Smith Consulting Group - Duluth, MN

Looking to join a 100% employee owned firm? Then look no further! 

Our client is seeking a Civil Engineering Team Leader for their Duluth, MN office location. If you are ready to take on a leadership role but are not able to within your current company structure this is the opportunity for you!

You will provide management of clients and projects as well as mentoring of current staff. You will have the opportunity to join their local team that has a track record of successfully completing a wide variety of municipal infrastructure projects for their large portfolio of clients. If you want to have an impact on your local community this is the opportunity for you.


  • Project management including project planning, scoping, budgeting, contracting, design, and QA/QC
  • Team management including mentoring, professional development of team, and managing workload of staff
  • Client relations including council meetings with existing, targeted, and new clients
  • Marketing including proposals, interviews, public involvement, and development of new municipal clients with the assistance of our business development and marketing teams


  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering preferred
  • Minimum of 10 or more years of similar experience preferred
  • Candidates with additional experience are encouraged to apply
  • Prior experience with municipal engineering, client management, project management, and consulting required
  • MN PE license 
  • Involvement in professional organizations and experience with project funding are preferred
  • Prior experience with mentoring and managing a team or desire to step into that role
  • The ideal candidate will have a track record of successfully working with municipal clients in Minnesota with the ability to present technical solutions to clients yet understands the importance of exceptional listening skills to create and maintain client relationships


  • Casual and flexible work environment
  • Competitive pay and perks
  • Work life balance
  • Office summer outing, companywide competitions that benefits our community, coffee, and Friday breakfast (fuel up!), and more…
  • Internal & external training opportunities
  • STEM outreach and volunteer opportunities
  • Medical, dental, and vision coverage that start on your hire date (no waiting period!)
  • 17 days of PTO in just your first year (whoa!)
  • 8 paid holidays in a calendar year
  • Paid parental leave
  • 100% paid by company life insurance, long term disability and short term disability
  • ESOP that gives employees beneficial ownership stake in the company (we’re 100% employee owned!)
  • 401k plan with generous employer match


Posted On: Thursday, January 14, 2021

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