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Staff Engineer II - MIA
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M2E / Careers / Staff Engineer II – MIA

Staff Engineer II – MIA

Project Location(s):
Miami, FL
Job Type:
Bachelor's Degree OR Equivalent Experience Required

Salary Grade / Level / Family / Range

  • Grade: 1

Reports To

  • Department Head or Director


Summary / Objective
  • To design, oversee and coordinate all aspects of a variety of engineering projects, including financial administration, budgeting, and planning. Performs variety of professional and technical tasks in support of assigned area of responsibility, including directing and managing small group on projects assigned to him/her.
Essential Functions
  • Prepares drawings, specifications, cost estimates, project schedules and other work for accuracy, presentation and conformance with established construction/engineering practices and applicable codes and standards.
  • Provides technical and professional guidance to staff, work crews, consultants and others related to code interpretation, material standards, design and engineering drawings, specifications, plan interpretations, installation procedures and construction methods.
  • Prepare detailed written reports of performed field observations identifying any deviation and non-conformance with the design drawings/specifications and applicable codes and standards.
  • Performs a variety of project activities including, but not limited to, preparation and review of construction contracts; conduct pre-construction conferences; approval of time schedules; review and approve pay requests; evaluate and approve change orders; solve construction problems; perform final inspection and project close out duties.
  • Travel to work sites of assigned engineering projects; note work progress and possible problem areas; report findings to supervisory staff as necessary; resolve project problems by reviewing and commenting on proposed modifications of design, construction change orders and related methods.
  • Attend and serve as staff/representative for pre-design, pre-bid and pre-construction meetings related to assigned projects.
  • Strictly adheres to the office standards policies and project schedules. Informs, in a timely manner, department head regarding any conflicts/issues that relate to his/her work.
  • Learning is a required assignment for all employees.
  • 2-4 years of post-undergraduate degree work experience, which must have involved construction, design, inspection or estimating.
Education Level & Certifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or a closely related field from an accredited college or university, or documented equivalent of education and professional experience in related engineering field.
  • Possession of a registration as an Engineer Intern (EIT).
  • Possession of a valid inspector license (building, mechanical, electrical, plumbing).
  • Possession of a valid State of Florida Driver’s License.
Education Area
  • Preferred mechanical, electrical, civil, or structural.
  • Procedures, methods and techniques of budget preparation and control.
  • Principles and practices of engineering project management.
  • Principles and practices of construction inspection.
  • Basic principles and practices of architecture and building systems design.
  • Review and approval of project plans and specifications.
  • Evaluation, review and approval of change orders.
  • Preparation and administration of assigned projects and corresponding budget. Manage small group to achieve goals within budget. Demonstrates fiscal responsibility.
  • Allocation of limited resources in cost-effective manner.
Desired Traits
  • Able to work, plan and make decisions independently, and prefers to do so. Enjoys spending time alone; emphasizes economic independence. Does not need close supervision or guidance.
  • Can effectively communicate with others; likes to create and maintain social relationships; likes to be at the center of attention, and to share thoughts and feelings with others. Can express oneself in both verbal and nonverbal ways. Does not feel intimidated by authority figures.
  • Can be relied upon to stick to one’s objectives and to carry out one’s commitments and responsibilities. Is self-disciplined and precise in one’s work; strives to perform one’s tasks well and on times. Keeps one’s promises and takes responsibility for one’s mistakes.
  • Solve problems quickly and effectively by critically analyzing relevant information. Can easily integrate information from several sources and reach effective and creative solutions. Has high analytic abilities, learns tasks and methods quickly.
  • Flexible in meeting changing job requirements; adjusts appropriately to new situations at work; willing to change one’s behavior or mode of thinking in order to meet new objectives. Enjoys change and unpredictable situations; quickly and easily gets along with people of different kinds and types.
  • Establishes and maintains cooperative working relationships with department heads, managers, supervisors, employees, consultants, developers, contractors, external public and private agencies, utilities and general public.
Travel Level Required
  • ~20%
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacations
  • Paid Personal Days
  • Lactation Breaks
  • Workers’ Compensation
  • Jury Duty
  • Bereavement Leave
  • Voting Leave
  • Insurance Programs
  • Long-Term Disability Benefits
  • Salary Continuation
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employee Referral Awards
  • Retirement Plan
  • Continuing Education Reimbursement


M2E is a proud Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. We are eager to recruit talented and driven professionals from diverse backgrounds that can serve as valued members of our team.

Please note, all applicants must submit a complete resume or CV.