CEI Senior Project Engineer

Fort Lauderdale, Florida | Jacksonville, Florida

Volkert, a Top 100 design firm (#87, ENR), is engineering the future of infrastructure in Transportation, Energy, Water, and Environment.  Volkert is searching for a CEI Sr. Project Engineer with relevant industry certifications and experience to join our Florida Construction Services Group in Jacksonville, FL or Fort Lauderdale, FL.  We are a national engineering firm, designing the future of transportation, energy, water, and environmental infrastructure – are we the road to your future?


What you’ll be doing:

  • Direct construction engineering administration and inspection project/program
  • Plan and organize the work of subordinate and staff members; develop and/or review project specific policies, methods, practices, and procedures
  • Review programs for conformance with Client standards
  • Identify and pursue future opportunities
  • The Senior Project Engineer is responsible for developing and maintaining an excellent professional relationship with those organizations to facilitate both the successful completion of current ongoing projects and the successful pursuit of follow-on assignments
  • Preparing proposals and estimates for new projects
  • Reviewing technical work and reports prepared by others
  • Managing projects so that schedules and budget are met
  • Periodic visits to construction or work sites to perform inspections


  • Civil Engineering degree
  • Registered Professional Engineer in the State of Florida
  • 6 years of progressive experience in Major Road and Bridge Construction
  • Familiarity with FDOT Policies and Procedures, (District 2 is a plus)
  • FDOT Advanced MOT Certification
  • Attend the CTQP Quality Control Manager course and pass the examination
  • Must have a valid driver’s license
  • Must have a satisfactory driving record in accordance with Volkert’s driving policy

To be a successful Volkert Sr. Project Engineer, you must possess the following characteristics:

  • A Brand Ambassador for the company who engages and provides Diversity & Inclusion
  • A leader who is proactive in initiating processes and educating individuals about the meaningful benefits of working for an employee owned firm
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Initiative to interact with clients on a regular basis
  • Self-motivating to meet individual goals and maintain accountability in a team environment
  • Ability to multi-task and work in a team environment
  • Demonstrated knowledge of materials, methods, and equipment used in highway construction

Volkert is an employee-owned firm, and our culture is expressed in the way we live out our five-fold mission, which serves as a guide for our actions every day.

  • To serve the public in a professional and ethical manner
  • To serve our clients with quality, innovation, and honest value
  • To serve our employees through sustainable corporate growth, employee ownership, and personal development
  • To serve our profession by promoting the highest standards ofpractice 
  • To serve our neighbors through community service


The words of our chairman, Perry Hand, capture best why we do what we do:

“An engineer is put forth on earth to solve problems. Engineers brought us the quality of life we enjoy today. Together we have laid the groundwork for future generations to continue building upon, so that our future can be as prosperous as our past.”

If you share this passion and want to make a difference, please send your resume to hr@volkert.com with the desired position and location in the subject line.

Volkert, Inc is an affirmative-action / equal-opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with a disability.