Lead Civil Engineer

CS Energy
Worcester, Massachusetts
May 21, 2024
Jun 10, 2024
Engineering, Civil
Position Type
Engineer, Manager / Leader
Alternative Fuels
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate, Other Corporate
CS Energy is hiring a Lead Civil Engineer. The Lead Civil Engineer will be working with our Engineering and Estimating team supporting Business Development and Operations teams to both design civil plans and review 3rd party designs of solar PV systems. The Lead Civil Engineer will play an integral and active role in helping CS Energy acquire new business and execute projects within budget constraints. Join us in our mission to build a clean and sustainable future!

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Lead engineer will be involved in the overall success of CS Energy Project, making sure that the project follows all standard engineering practices and principles.

Work with team to Review and prepare design documents for solar civil design including required design calculations, drawings, and civil specifications.

Interpret and apply standards including relevant building & land use codes.

Analyze reports, maps, drawings, plans, tests, aerial photographs, soil composition, terrain, hydrological characteristics, and other topographical and geologic data to evaluate surface and subsurface conditions of each project site

Strong ability to integrate both cost and technical requirements to arrive at an optimized solution for site work and foundation design

Conduct site visits to support site evaluation, suitability, and due diligence efforts

Create and review of structural drawings and calculations

Coordinate geotechnical and pile load capacity testing at project sites, analyze results to determine project feasibility

Review and approve construction submittals

Review, evaluate and answer RFI's from project teams and subcontractors

Support operations project management team during construction.

Participate in both client and 3rd party engineer meetings to support CS Energy teams.

Manage and Review 3rd party design civil sets to ensure the most cost-effective approach is being used.

Communicate complex Civil, Geotechnical & Structural engineering concepts and derived conclusion internally and externally to support risk analyses on projects.

Grow and develop new civil and structural engineering capabilities of the team

Develop departmental engineering standard operating procedures and training for the engineering team


Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering or Related Field

10+ years of experience in civil design (experience in design of solar plant site layouts and/or structural foundations is an advantage)

PE license highly desired

Must have experience with AutoCAD, Civil 3d & GIS.

Ability to participate in conceptual level discussions of Renewable Solar Power Plants or Battery Storage Projects.

Good analytical and problem-solving skills with high attention to details

Expertise building a team in a growth market by assessing, recruiting, and developing A-players

Ability to work well with others, multi-task and manage effectively in a deadline-driven, challenging environment - accurate and calm under pressure

Proven success in managing and mentoring employees

Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint

Excellent Communication Skills (verbal & written)

Ability to travel to project sites as needed

All applicants who receive a conditional offer of employment must take a pre-employment drug test and receive a negative result as a condition of hire.

An offer of employment is conditioned upon complying with CS Energy's requirements including, but not limited to, signing a separate disclosure and consent form prior to any background check.

Applicants must be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis

CS Energy does not accept unsolicited resumes from individual recruiters and/or third parties in response to our job postings. Any unsolicited resumes become property of CS Energy and we reserve the right to pursue and hire any such candidate.


CS Energy is an industry-leading engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) renewable energy company that develops, designs and builds optimized solar, energy storage, and emerging energy projects. CS Energy has successfully designed and installed over 1.5 GW of solar and 500 MWh of energy storage projects across the United States. Owned by American Securities, a leading US private equity firm, CS Energy leverages strong relationships with solar developers, IPPs, utilities, off-takers, suppliers, and landowners to help our customers streamline the project development process, lower project costs, and create value for all stakeholders as a trusted long-term partner.

CS Energy has achieved its success through attracting and retaining highly talented and motivated individuals who are passionate about the company's success. We recognize the value of diversity and are committed to protecting, training, enriching, and empowering our team members as they grow their careers in the renewable energy space.

We work hard, are mindful of our social and environmental responsibilities, and continuously give back to our local communities. Our commitment is based on the following principles: safety, quality, integrity, collaboration, expertise, and diversity. We are proud to be continually awarded as a great place to work by nationally recognized programs based on employee feedback.


CS Energy provides great benefits to our valued employees.

CS Energy does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, religion, age, national origin, marital status, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other reason prohibited by law in provision of employment opportunities and benefits.

CS Energy is an equal opportunity employer.