Project Engineer/Manager


Neel-Schaffer is not just a place to work, it is a promise of a living, dynamic environment where people collaborate, innovate, build enduring relationships, excel, and grow professionally in a strong culture of ownership. If this sounds like the place for you, we might have just the opening you are seeking.

Neel-Schaffer seeks responses from qualified applicants for the position of Project Engineer/Manager to work in our Hattiesburg (MS) location. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated experience in designing a wide variety of civil related projects. These projects primarily include transportation systems (aviation, roadway, parking lots, pedestrian pathways, etc.) and drainage/utility systems for local and state governmental entities. Project Management and construction experience is advantageous but not a requirement for this position.

Neel-Schaffer has been an Engineering News-Record Top 250 engineering design firm for many years running. We offer a competitive salary and excellent benefits that include health insurance and a matching 401(K) savings plan.

Supported by more than 600 employees in locations across the United States, Neel-Schaffer provides a full continuum of engineering and consulting services, including design, planning, landscape architecture, environmental, construction and program management. Clients include federal, state and municipal governments, and a wide range of commercial clients. Founded in 1983, our mission is to provide quality, cost-effective solutions that reflect responsiveness, innovation, technical excellence, and professional integrity.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering
  • Licensed Professional Engineer
  • 6-15 years of design experience on general civil projects, including schematic development, preparation of plans, specifications and cost estimates
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD Civil 3D and/or Microstation
  • Experience leading and managing design staff is advantageous
  • Strong verbal communication and analytical skills
  • Familiar with MDOT Standards, AASHTO Roadside Design Guide, MUTCD, ADA, etc.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office products
  • Valid driver’s license

Equal Opportunity Employer

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