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Senior Project Engineer, P.E. Construction Engineering and Inspection
This position is: Full Time
Position Location: Baton Rouge, Covington, Lafayette

Solutions start at T. Baker Smith and so do great opportunities.

We are seeking a Senior Project Engineer to develop and grow our Construction Engineering & Inspection (CE&I) team. The successful candidate will manage and direct specialized construction engineering and inspection projects.


  • Take the lead in the refinement and implementation of the firmís strategy and business growth plan for the Construction Engineering & Inspection (CE&I) team
  • Management and execution of construction engineering and inspection projects from inception to completion in accordance to the project plan.
  • Management and oversight of project work; review and approval of project schedules, requests for information, submittals, and change requests; inspection or direction of inspection of work to ensure conformance to established drawings, specifications, and schedules.
  • Maintain and track documentation throughout the project life cycle and prepare FORM 2059 for LADOTD audit at completion of project.
  • Identify opportunities for growth; strengthen existing client base and service offerings in construction engineering and inspection.
  • Nurture and develop team of inspectors and project team members.

  • Bachelorís degree in civil engineering

  • Registered professional (P.E.) in Louisiana (or if registered in another state, the ability to obtain registration in the State of Louisiana within six months) with a minimum of ten (10) years of related experience.

  • At least six (6) years of experience in charge of managing roadway construction projects,[(four (4) years of which in major road or bridge construction) or (two (2) years of which in major bridge construction on complex bridge projects with LADOTD.)]

  • Project management experience, including the development of project proposals, scopes, budgets, and the successful execution and tracking of engineering and CE&I projects

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills. Candidate will need to communicate clearly with clients and associates. Candidate must also be able to present project progress to clients and associates in a clear and concise manner.

  • Ability to apply knowledge and skills to a wide range of standard and nonstandard situations.

  • Time management skills. Candidate must be able to manage his or her own time to meet agreed targets.

  • Ability to develop plans for short-term work activities.

  • Ability to effectively explain difficult issues and work to establish consensus.

Technical Experience:

  • Working knowledge of AutoCAD or Bentley Microstation

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite

  • Proficient in AASHTOWare Project SiteManager



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