Principal Design Engineer

Principal Design Engineer

Location: Southern California, California


We are seeking a highly qualified self-motivated Civil Engineer with a strong experience in design work regarding Public Works Infrastructure projects to join our team in Southern California region.

The successful candidate will be responsible for pursuing, wining and successfully managing various design projects for the CSG Southern California Office. This position requires strong design/project management skills and broad experience in working with local public works agencies. The ideal candidate should also have experience in business development with an emphasis in supporting and developing marketing strategies.


Skills required:

  • Successful track record with local agencies, clients’ relations, project management, and business development.
  • Lead selected projects within technical areas of expertise and broad experience in working with local public works agencies.
  • Ability to work effectively with others to manage and deliver projects.
  • Mentor and track staff professional development.
  • Active in public works organizations or other industry association groups.


  • Direct the engineering staff to perform complex engineering work for Public Works’ projects and programs, ensuring technical competence and compliance with current codes, standards and municipal ordinances.
  • Lead a team of design engineers from project procurement, design development, construction documents, (Plans, specifications and estimates) and project closeout.
  • Lead, delegate, and review the work of project design team; oversee project delivery and identify changes of scope and potential additional services.
  • Mentor, support and provide technical direction to staff engineers and clientele when requested.
  • Perform Hands on Design tasks when required.
  • Manage project budgets and schedules.
  • Maintain existing client relationships and help develop new client and project opportunities.
  • Lead potential project opportunity efforts, assist in the preparation of proposals and attend project interviews.
  • May be required to participate as a consistent member of various Municipal & Public Works organizations.


  • Minimum 10 years of combined experience in managing civil engineering design projects with an emphasis in Public Works infrastructure and transportation projects. Strong track record of overseeing successful project delivery.
  • Competency in executing projects for municipal and state agencies.
  • Excellent communication skills including proposal writing and interview and public presentation.
  • Experience in coordinating with regulatory and utility agencies in the California.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering.
  • Current Professional Engineer (PE) California License
  • Currently possess and maintains in good standing a valid Class “C” California driver’s license.











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CSG Consultants is an equal opportunity employer. CSG Consultants does not discriminate in hiring or employment based on race, religion (including religious dress and grooming practices), color, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical conditions), gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual orientation, marital status, citizenship status, military and veteran status, age (over 40), physical or mental disability, genetic information, medical condition or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state or local laws.

I understand that my submittal of this application does not guarantee me employment with CSG Consultants. I understand and agree that if I am hired by CSG Consultants, my employment will be at-will and may be terminated at any time, with or without cause or notice, either by me or the company. I understand that no representative of CSG Consultants has the authority to make any assurance to the contrary, whether verbally or in writing.

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