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GRAEF Civil Practice Area Leader P6 in Madison, Wisconsin

GRAEF, a leading U.S. consulting firm, has been providing exceptional careers and quality engineering services to our clients since 1961. We recognize that the best workplaces are filled with technically excellent, innovative, creative, and highly motivated people and are proud to be recognized as a 2022 Best Places to Work.

GRAEF is more than just a business. We are a committed employer and community member. We invest in our employees as we do our clients, providing a challenging and rewarding environment where you can grow both personally and professionally. GRAEF values exciting work and lasting relationships; we embody values that speak to loyalty, service, quality and integrity; and we strive to grow with these ideas leading the way. We’re looking for people who agree that in addition to technical excellence, it’s all about relationships.

We have an exciting opportunity available for a dynamic Civil Practice Area Leader in our growing Madison, WI office.

Civil Practice Area Leader responsibilities may include:

  • Leadership of and responsibility for projects, pursuits, and staff within the Civil discipline of our Madison office.

  • Project/Team oversight including setting priorities and developing objectives, team financial management, and project staffing/work-sharing with other offices.

  • The ability to serve as a technical resource for a multi-disciplined team.

  • Business development planning, including developing strategic business plans, marketing activities, client development, presentations, and proposal development.

  • Client management, including abilities to negotiate contracts and develop client engagement activities.

  • Professional society involvement.

    We are considering Civil Practice Area Leader candidates who possess the following minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering.

  • Minimum of 10 years of design experience in site development, grading, drainage, storm water management, and permitting in Wisconsin. Candidates with additional experience are encouraged to apply.

  • PE license in WI.

  • Experience in business development and project development processes, including marketing activities, client development, project tracking and proposal development.

  • Good communication skills and a proven track record in successfully interacting with clients and internal team members.

  • Experience in leading and mentoring staff for career development and advancement.

  • Knowledge of AutoCAD, Civil3D, hydrology, and hydraulic software.

    Why GRAEF? We are proud to offer you a complete package to include:

  • Training, Mentorship, and Leadership Development Programs

  • A team atmosphere dedicated to open communication and collaboration

  • Flexible Hours/Hybrid Schedule

  • Embed yourself in the community by participating in numerous outside activities that GRAEF endorses and supports

  • Exciting office location, close to many amenities, including free, covered parking, onsite free fitness center and more

  • Parental Leave

  • Paid Time Off

  • Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance

  • Life Insurance

  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability

  • Flexible Spending Plans

  • Retirement Savings Plan

  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Casual Dress

    An Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer - Disabled/Vets