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Senior Civil Engineer, Municipal Engineering

Fishkill, NY, USA


MJ is actively seeking a senior civil engineer to join our team to assist with current and exciting future projects.  This job offering provides an exciting opportunity for the ideal candidate to grow and advance in MJ’s civil engineering group, focusing on the municipal engineering market. We are seeking a motivated candidate with a strong interest in civil engineering that is well organized, resourceful, and creative. As a senior civil engineer, you will progress design concepts through design development and work with the project team to produce construction documents or technical studies for a wide range of projects and clients throughout New York and the Northeast.


  • Work in a project team to support municipal engineering projects from initial project programming up to and through construction

  • Solid understanding of and design experience with water distribution systems, sanitary sewer systems, stormwater management inclusive NYSDEC stormwater regulations, roadways, parking lots, and grading.

  • Understanding of applicable NYS regulations applicable to public infrastructure

  • Experience with servicing municipal governments including supporting land use boards as their consulting engineer, understanding capital project funding and preparation of bidding documents      for public agencies, including contractual requirements

  • Experience working for State and Federal agencies for delivery of public works projects a plus but not required

  • Ability to provide construction administration services and work with construction inspectors to monitor project completion.

  • Communicate effectively and coordinate with project team members, including subconsultants and other disciplines

  • Mentoring and training of staff engineers

  • Assist in the development of project proposals

  • Ability to manage workload and budgets

  • Technical engineering lead on multi-discipline projects

  • Functioning as project manager on small to medium sizes projects or ability to become project manager


  • 5 to 10 years of relevant experience

  • Possess a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from an ABET- accredited college

  • Professional Engineering license required

  • Strong proficient in the use of Civil 3D, HydroCAD and other engineering software platforms

  • Ability to work within multiple design teams and execute to meet demanding schedules

  • Ability to oversee small to large design projects, working with other senior staff for positive project outcome

  • Strong technical writing, solid verbal and written communication skills, and the ability to interact effectively with clients, project teams, and colleagues

  • Must be a U.S. citizen or be eligible to work without an employer sponsorship


  • 401(k) Plan with employer match

  • Health insurance – several affordable healthcare options, including two fully paid by MJ

  • Dental/vision insurance

  • Telemedicine, free with company health insurance

  • Health savings account

  • Employee assistance program

  • Employer paid Life insurance

  • Employer paid short- and long-term disability insurance

  • Voluntary Life Insurance

  • Accident insurance

  • Critical Illness insurance

  • Dependent Care Spending Account

  • Legal Benefit option

  • Flexible work schedule

  • Paid time off

  • 10 paid holidays

  • Performance bonuses

  • Professional development opportunities and reimbursement

  • Referral bonus program

  • Wellness programs

  • Team building events

  • Lunch and learns

  • CPR training

  • Paid time for volunteer and community service events

  • Monthly company socials and work parties (like our MJ Spirit Week!)

  • From a Mach-E to the new Ford Broncos, we offer a full employee vehicle fleet for travel

  • Fully stocked kitchens – endless soda, seltzer, snacks, and coffee

  • Corporate apparel

Pay is based on applicant’s ability/experience and will be rated accordingly.  We offer a very competitive benefit package.   If you are ready to start a new career or need a change in venue, please send resume and cover letter to:

M.J. Engineering and Land Surveying, P.C. is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff.  MJ Engineering and Land Surveying provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran, or disabled status.

Salary $80,000 – $118, 000

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