Careers at BIG RED DOG Engineering - Join the BIG RED DOG Team

BIG RED DOG Engineering and Consulting is always looking for exceptional engineering candidates to join our team in Austin, Dallas, Houston, or San Antonio, Texas.

Company Culture

You'll join the BIG RED DOG team for two primary reasons - our Culture and our Entrepreneurial approach to running our company.

The BIG RED DOG Difference starts with our team members.

In addition to working with first class clients and co-consultants, BIG RED DOG team members enjoy working in open, fun, and collaborative work environments. This leads to an open-book style of operating we enjoy and which fosters teamwork and accountability.

Other BIG RED DOG perks include half-day Fridays, Bone-Sharing (our team member profit sharing plan), refrigerators stocked with Topo Chico and sodas, BRD University training classes, BIG RED DOG gear, project permit celebrations, and the occasional ping-pong tournament.

Being an entrepreneurial organization means that we’re fast, adaptive, and we hold everybody accountable. It means that each team member is involved in the planning of both their daily work and the future of the company. It also means that everybody has the opportunity to continuously learn and grow and is incentivized to seek ways to grow the BIG RED DOG brand.

THE BIG RED BENEFITS

We take great care of our team members. The BIG RED DOG brand name represents our shared commitment to excellence and the promise to fulfillment and prosperity for our clients, our community, and each other.

The following are offered to benefit the personal, professional, and financial wellness of our team members:

  • Employer paid (dependent on plan choice) Medical, Dental, Vision, LTD, STD, and Term Life Insurance for employee
  • Available Critical Illness, Accident, Voluntary Life, and Pet Insurance
  • Paid Parental Leave (2 weeks)
  • 401(k) Savings Plan with up to 4% company match
  • Minimum of 3 weeks Personal Time Off annually, increasing with tenure
  • BIG RED DOG University Training Program
  • Company Paid Continuing Education Opportunities
  • Company Paid Professional Organization Memberships and Networking Events
  • Bone Sharing Profit Sharing Program
  • Paid Holidays, including a full week between Christmas and New Year's Day
  • Paid Leave for Bereavement, Jury Duty & Military Leave
  • Regular Office Lunches
  • Regular Team Happy Hours
  • Free Snacks and Drinks
  • Dog-friendly offices
  • Casual work environment

CURRENT JOB POSITIONS AT BIG RED DOG

You've been searching for a place like BIG RED DOG. Now we look forward to hearing from you.

For an opportunity to work together with the best designers and engineers (and clients) in the country, please apply for one of our open positions below. Looking for an internship? Click here to learn more.

Transportation Positions

  • Transportation Graduate Engineer/Planner

    Austin

    Transportation graduate engineers and planners will be exposed to a wide variety of projects, including transportation impact studies, bicycle/pedestrian plans, access, circulation and parking studies, transit forecasting and operations studies, streetscape evaluations and design, traffic safety studies and highway interchange/corridor studies.


    Apply Today Responsibilities + Experience

    Responsibilities

    • Field work
    • Transportation analysis using the latest traffic engineering and planning software
    • Design opportunities, including design of traffic signals, bicycle lanes and paths, streetscape and lighting
    • Report writing
    • Meeting participation, including preparation of presentations and public outreach material
    • Project management
    • On-the-job training and mentoring
    • Participation in professional organizations

    Education/Experience

    • Engineers/planners must have a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in transportation or civil engineering, urban and regional planning, or a related major.
    • Desirable work experience includes exposure to field work, traffic operations analysis (e.g., HCS, Synchro, VISSIM), signal design (e.g., AutoCAD, Microstation), transportation planning (e.g., bicycle or transit plans, infrastructure finance, transportation and land use policy), and travel demand modeling (e.g., Cube/Voyager, TransCAD).
    • GIS experience is desirable.
    • Candidates should have excellent technical writing and public speaking skills.
    • EIT for engineering candidates is highly desirable.
    Apply Today
  • Transportation Project Engineer/Planner

    Austin

    The Transportation Project Engineer / Planners develop sustainable, multimodal transportation solutions that improve our local communities and regions.


    Apply Today Responsibilities + Experience

    Responsibilities

    • Analyze and solve complex transportation planning or engineering problems dealing with all travel modes
    • Communicate clearly and concisely, with strong writing and presentation skills
    • Use a variety of software programs effectively and make timely and informed recommendations to elected officials, managers and decision makers
    • Work on a variety of projects, which may include traffic and transit simulation, campus plans, multimodal corridor studies, transportation impact studies, bicycle and pedestrian studies, and regional transportation plans
    • Manage projects and develop high quality internal and client relationships

    Education/Experience

    • The Project Engineer / Planner position requires a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in transportation, civil, or electrical engineering, urban and regional planning, or a related major.
    • The position requires 4+ years of directly relevant work experience in one or more of the following areas: traffic operations analysis (e.g., HCS, Synchro, VISSIM), traffic engineering and streetscape design (e.g., AutoCAD, Microstation), transportation planning (e.g., bicycle or transit plans, infrastructure finance, transportation and land use policy), or travel demand forecasting (e.g., Cube/Voyager, TransCAD).
    • GIS experience is a plus.
    • Candidates should have demonstrated excellent technical writing and public speaking skills, and a professional license is highly desirable. Experience with project management and marketing is also desirable.
    • Willingness to travel to other geographic markets as necessary.
    Apply Today

Admin Positions

  • Office Manager (part-time)

    San Antonio

    An Office Manager’s primary responsibility is to create positive first impressions when greeting guests on the phone and in the office, to provide exceptional hospitality services during guest’s visits, to ensure the smooth running of the office, and help to improve company procedures and day-to-day operations. An Office Manager will also add value through understanding the work processes, resources, structure and business of the company. To ensure the smooth running of the office, the Office Manager will handle assigned tasks as described below and dynamic tasks as needed. 

    PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms.

    This position requires the ability to occasionally lift office products and supplies, up to 20 pounds.

    DIRECT REPORTS

    None, but should work as a team with other Office Managers to accomplish companywide goals.


    Apply Today Responsibilities + Experience

    Responsibilities

    • Manage reception area to ensure effective telephone and mail communication both internally and externally.
    • Portray energetic, proactive, and motivated attitude with a keen eye for detail.
    • Maintain the professional office appearance (Ensure coffee is made each morning for team members/clients, clean conference rooms before and after meetings, clean kitchen area throughout the day).
    • Arrange necessary facility repairs & maintenance through building management.
    • Assist with planning and arranging of in-house or off-site activities, i.e. conference room management, Lunch-N-Learn set up, parties/ celebrations and company and/or client events, travel & hotel accommodations.
    • Submit office supply orders and maintain and organize an adequate stock of office supplies.
    • Maintain adequate supply of BRD “swag" through coordination with the Marketing Department.
    • Work with Marketing to obtain BRD signage for job sites, coordinate sign placement, and maintain log of signage locations (Every office but Austin).
    • Maintain emergency fund checkbook, check register and accompanying receipts.
    • Track and report on budget for office.
    • Set up courier services for team members.
    • Stock beverages in fridge and fill paper trays in copier each morning and as needed.
    • Maintain the office calendar.
    • Direct calls, incoming and outgoing mail, and deliveries to the appropriate team member.

    Education/Experience

    • Excellent oral communication and interpersonal skills.
    • Proven proficiency in developing strong professional relationships with employees and clients.
    • Knowledge of computers and Microsoft Office.
    • Ability to navigate the Internet for research.
    • Must be organized, with the ability to multi-task while assisting team members and clients.
    • Possess strong customer service and communication skills with a polite and pleasant disposition.
    Apply Today

Public Infrastructure Positions

  • Project Engineer – Public Infrastructure

    San Antonio

    The Project Engineer role at BIG RED DOG is responsible for assisting Project Managers and Project Designers in the preparation and coordination of engineering design documents. The primary role of the Project Engineer is in the completion of engineering designs and developing construction plans.

    The Project Engineer will work directly for a licensed engineer and perform various tasks related to municipal infrastructure design and prepare construction drawings, specifications, and cost estimates. The position requires a background in site development design, grading plans, drainage layouts and reports, schematic layouts, permitting application documents, roadway design, utility plan and profile preparation, specification development, quantity development, cost estimating, bid and construction phase support. The Project Engineer should have experience and knowledge of municipal design parameters, understanding of design principles and development codes, specifications and guidelines and ability to take limited guidance and lead projects. This role will require engagement with team members, subconsultants, and various other disciplines while ensuring compliance with QAQC procedures.


    Apply Today Responsibilities + Experience

    Responsibilities

    • Responsible for planning, scheduling, conducting, and coordinating the technical aspects of projects to include site development, grading plans, drainage plans, utility design, roadway layouts, pedestrian, and traffic related amenities
    • Assist with preparing project permit applications, supporting documents, agency coordination and reports
    • Accountable for the successful design and construction oversight of engineering projects
    • Assist with developing design schedules, preliminary scoping, cost estimating and project tracking throughout all phases
    • Capable of working within agency portals and management software to facilitate and administer design projects
    • Participate in client or contractor meetings as a BRD representative during design and construction to provide engineering support and resolutions
    • Capable of leading projects and learning management aspects of a project, which include QAQC, schedule adherence, and financial components.
    • Assist with preparation of supporting documents for statements of qualifications
    • Capable of participating in BRD business development activities with clients and sub consultants, attend engineering industry events and be actively involved in engineering organizations.

    Education/Experience

    • Ability to produce construction documents for general municipal infrastructure projects.
    • Desire to work in a growing, intense, and entrepreneurial environment.
    • Energetic, proactive, and motivated while paying close attention to schedule, detail, and quality.
    • Project leadership capabilities to oversee entry level engineers, designers, CAD technicians and interns and a willingness to perform roles in support of project managers and team leaders.
    • Understanding of applicable standards, specifications, development codes and quality control procedures required to deliver infrastructure projects.
    • Strong communication skills and ability to network and develop relationships within the engineering community.
    • Experience using MicroStation and AutoCAD (Civil 3d) platforms to design projects.
    • Experience with Microsoft Office tools and GIS software is essential.
    • Experience with various modeling software is a plus.
    • Experience with cost estimating tools is essential for planning and design phases.
    • Construction oversight and construction management experience is a plus.
    • Ability to work independently with minimal direction and guidance and keep other team members productive.
    • Organized, with the ability to multi-task and work on concurrent projects while effectively communicating with internal and external team members.
    • Task leadership and project management experience is a plus.
    • Bachelor of Science degree in engineering
    • 1-4 years of engineering experience
    • Must have Engineer-in-Training (EIT) Certification or Professional Engineer (PE) license
    Apply Today

Structural Positions

  • Structural BIM Technician

    Sugar Land

    A Structural BIM Technician as a member of the BIM/CAD support team at BIG RED DOG must be able to understand architectural plans in addition to engineering sketches and notes to successfully produce complete, accurate, and consistent structural construction documents.


    Apply Today Responsibilities + Experience

    Responsibilities

    • The ability to read and work from architectural plans to produce structural construction documents in Revit
    • Understand and use established company standards for drafting structural plans and details accurately
    • Analyze sketches, notes and other input material to determine and plan the best approach to develop and complete drawings with minimal supervision
    • The ability to coordinate and update our structural models based on new architectural or MEP models
    • Work as part of the BIM/CAD support team to achieve consistent results
    • Inform Project Manager(s) and Client Managers of progress on assigned projects and communicate design concerns with project managers
    • Be comfortable working spatially within Revit and the willingness to take direction and follow modelling best practices
    • Applicants must be willing to take a test to demonstrate their Revit ability

     Education/Experience

    • Associates Degree or Diploma in Architectural and Engineering Computer Aided Design
    • 0-2 years’ experience using Revit to produce structural contract documents
    • Eager to support staff with positive attitude, passion and patience
    • Ability to uphold the use of standards and escalate issues in a timely fashion

    Education/Experience

    Apply Today

Civil Positions

  • Project Engineer

    Dallas

    The Project Engineer role at BIG RED DOG is responsible for assisting Project Managers and Project Designers in the preparation and coordination of engineering design items. The primary role of the Project Engineer is in the completion of engineering designs and construction plans.


    Apply Today Responsibilities + Experience

    Responsibilities

    • Preparation of project permitting applications and reports
    • Civil or MEP engineering design
    • Administration of Construction Phase Services
    • Represent BRD in meetings with Review staff to discuss project specifics and clear permitting comments
    • Attend industry events and become involved in the community

    Education/Experience

    • Bachelor of Science degree in engineering
    • Two or more years of experience post graduation
    • Engineer in Training (EIT) or Professional Engineer (PE) license required
    Apply Today
  • Project Engineer

    Houston

    The Project Engineer role at BIG RED DOG is responsible for assisting Project Managers and Project Designers in the preparation and coordination of engineering design items. The primary role of the Project Engineer is in the completion of engineering designs and construction plans.


    Apply Today Responsibilities + Experience

    Responsibilities

    • Preparation of project permitting applications and reports
    • Civil or MEP engineering design
    • Administration of Construction Phase Services
    • Represent BRD in meetings with Review staff to discuss project specifics and clear permitting comments
    • Attend industry events and become involved in the community

    Education/Experience

    • Bachelor of Science degree in engineering
    • Two or more years of experience post graduation
    • Engineer in Training (EIT) or Professional Engineer (PE) license required
    Apply Today
  • Project Engineer

    San Antonio

    The Project Engineer role at BIG RED DOG is responsible for assisting Project Managers and Project Designers in the preparation and coordination of engineering design items. The primary role of the Project Engineer is in the completion of engineering designs and construction plans.


    Apply Today Responsibilities + Experience

    Responsibilities

    • Preparation of project permitting applications and reports
    • Civil or MEP engineering design
    • Administration of Construction Phase Services
    • Represent BRD in meetings with Review staff to discuss project specifics and clear permitting comments
    • Attend industry events and become involved in the community

    Education/Experience

    • Bachelor of Science degree in engineering
    • Two or more years of experience post graduation
    • Engineer in Training (EIT) or Professional Engineer (PE) license required
    Apply Today
  • Project Designer (AutoCAD Civil 3D)

    Dallas

    This position is responsible for providing engineering design support to the project management staff for retail, office, multifamily, and industrial development projects.


    Apply Today Responsibilities + Experience

    Responsibilities

    • Work from architectural plans and base files or land planning documents to produce engineering construction documents in AutoCAD Civil 3D
    • Understand and use established company standards for drafting including layer names, line and character styles, drawings and window names, and file names for sheet layout
    • Be proficient in preparing plan drawings in Civil 3D
    • Analyze sketches, notes and other input material to determine and plan the best approach to develop and complete drawings with minimal supervision
    • Inform Project Manager(s) and Client Managers of progress on assigned projects and communicate design concerns with project managers

    Education/Experience

    • Associates Degree or Diploma in Computer-Aided Drafting and Design
    • Three or more years experience using AutoCAD Civil 3D for engineering design work
    • Proficient in AutoCAD Civil 3D
    Apply Today
  • Project Designer (AutoCAD Civil 3D)

    Austin

    This position is responsible for providing engineering design support to the project management staff for retail, office, multifamily, and industrial development projects.


    Apply Today Responsibilities + Experience

    Responsibilities

    • Work from architectural plans and base files or land planning documents to produce engineering construction documents in AutoCAD Civil 3D
    • Understand and use established company standards for drafting including layer names, line and character styles, drawings and window names, and file names for sheet layout
    • Be proficient in preparing plan drawings in Civil 3D
    • Analyze sketches, notes and other input material to determine and plan the best approach to develop and complete drawings with minimal supervision
    • Inform Project Manager(s) and Client Managers of progress on assigned projects and communicate design concerns with project managers

    Education/Experience

    • Associates Degree or Diploma in Computer-Aided Drafting and Design
    • Three or more years experience using AutoCAD Civil 3D for engineering design work
    • Proficient in AutoCAD Civil 3D
    Apply Today
  • Market Leader

    Dallas

    The Market Leader is the leader of a team for the assigned market sector.  This team usually has a specific geographic area that they serve.  This leader directs a team within a local office serving a defined geographic region and can have other teams working alongside. The Market Leader is responsible for all aspects of the operation including winning work, recruiting and developing team members, getting the work done while meeting financial and team member growth targets.  This role includes accountability for building a successful practice leader in an office or area and corresponding with the market sector director to get the resources needed to execute the corporate vision.


    Apply Today Responsibilities + Experience

    Responsibilities

    Expertise   I   50 % of time

    • Regularly markets services to current and prospective clients to ensure a growing practice in the specific area of expertise
    • Confer with management, production, and marketing staff to discuss project specifications and procedures
    • To monitor and assist the team in meeting all financial goals as well as to ensure the upcoming pipeline of work is adequate to meet company goals and growth
    • Recruit team members, assign, direct, and evaluate their work, and oversee the development and maintenance of team member competence
    • Perform administrative functions such as reviewing and writing reports, approving expenditures, enforcing rules and processes, and making decisions regarding the purchase of materials or services with the direct involvement of the Market Director
    • Combine, review and check all multidiscipline proposals that are issued to clients to ensure accuracy and estimating consistency

    Communication   I   25% of time

    • Develop and maintain an organizational structure that maximizes efficiency across the sector organization and develop career paths for personal.
    • Recommend or direct disciplinary action or termination of employees
    • Ensure the market as a whole is responsive and communicates effectively
    • Fully shoulder all client feedback and relay praise to team, or provide corrective measures if the client is not fully satisfied

    Accuracy   I   15% of time

    • Coordinate and mentor Team Leaders to provide quality projects that ensure client satisfaction
    • Develop and implement policies, standards and procedures for the engineering/technical work performed in the market sector in all offices utilizing company-wide standards

    Transparency   I   10 % of time

    • Prepare budgets, bids, and contracts, and get approvals from the Director
    • Ensure that every project has a signed contract to establish a baseline for client billing

    Education/Experience

    • Bachelor of Science degree in engineering or related field
    • Six or more years of experience post graduation
    • Professional Engineer (PE) license or other professional license as required
    • Post graduate business education and/or MBA preferred
    Apply Today
  • Project Designer (AutoCAD Civil 3D)

    Houston

    This position is responsible for providing engineering design support to the project management staff for retail, office, multifamily, and industrial development projects.


    Apply Today Responsibilities + Experience

    Responsibilities

    • Work from architectural plans and base files or land planning documents to produce engineering construction documents in AutoCAD Civil 3D
    • Understand and use established company standards for drafting including layer names, line and character styles, drawings and window names, and file names for sheet layout
    • Be proficient in preparing plan drawings in Civil 3D
    • Analyze sketches, notes and other input material to determine and plan the best approach to develop and complete drawings with minimal supervision
    • Inform Project Manager(s) and Client Managers of progress on assigned projects and communicate design concerns with project managers

    Education/Experience

    • Associates Degree or Diploma in Computer-Aided Drafting and Design
    • Three or more years experience using AutoCAD Civil 3D for engineering design work
    • Proficient in AutoCAD Civil 3D
    Apply Today
  • Project Engineer

    Austin

    The Project Engineer role at BIG RED DOG is responsible for assisting Project Managers and Project Designers in the preparation and coordination of engineering design items. The primary role of the Project Engineer is in the completion of engineering designs and construction plans.


    Apply Today Responsibilities + Experience

    Responsibilities

    • Preparation of project permitting applications and reports
    • Civil or MEP engineering design
    • Administration of Construction Phase Services
    • Represent BRD in meetings with Review staff to discuss project specifics and clear permitting comments
    • Attend industry events and become involved in the community

    Education/Experience

    • Must have experience working in the City of Austin
    • Bachelor of Science degree in engineering
    • Two or more years of experience post graduation
    • Engineer in Training (EIT) or Professional Engineer (PE) license required
    Apply Today
  • Team Leader

    Austin

    The Team Leader is the leader of a team for the assigned market sector. This position leads a team within a local office serving a defined geographic region and can have other teams working alongside. The Team Leader is responsible for leading a team to get the work done while meeting financial targets.  This role includes accountability for corresponding with the Market Leader(s) to obtain the resources needed to execute projects successfully and create raving fans of clients.  This position requires the greatest level of communication and accuracy and is key to obtaining referrals and repeat business from our clients.


    Apply Today Responsibilities + Experience

    Responsibilities

    Expertise   I    20% of time

    • Leader of a project team within a defined market sector.
    • Works to educate and build personal, as well as team, knowledge of market sector specifics.  Becomes an expert and trusted resource to our clients at the project level.
    • Prepares project proposals for Market Leader or Director final approval.
    • As a project leader within their market, the Team Leader becomes a recognized expert to their clients.

    Communication   I   30% of time

    • Recruit employees, assign, direct, and evaluate their work, and oversee the development and maintenance of staff competence within their project team
    • Communicate with their team members and clients in an exceptional manner including the issuance of project status letters
    • Perform functions such as reviewing and writing reports, workload projections and other activities that ensure the team knows where to focus their efforts

    Accuracy   I   40% of time

    • Execute production of project requirements to ensure contractual obligations are met.
    • Coordinate and direct projects, making detailed plans to accomplish goals and directing the integration of technical activities.
    • Direct, review, and approve project design and changes
    • Communicate and adhere to all established company standards while executing work
    • Quality review project deliverables to ensure client satisfaction and to avoid errors and omissions

    Transparency   I   10% of time

    • Review invoice drafts and markup to ensure billing matches effort of team.
    • Provide updated billing projections monthly to accurately illustrate upcoming work

    Education/Experience

    • Bachelor of Science degree in engineering or related field
    • Four or more years of experience post graduation
    • Professional Engineer (PE) license (or other professional registration / certification)
    Apply Today
  • Market Leader

    Austin

    The Market Leader is the leader of a team for the assigned market sector.  This team usually has a specific geographic area that they serve.  This leader directs a team within a local office serving a defined geographic region and can have other teams working alongside. The Market Leader is responsible for all aspects of the operation including winning work, recruiting and developing team members, getting the work done while meeting financial and team member growth targets.  This role includes accountability for building a successful practice leader in an office or area and corresponding with the market sector director to get the resources needed to execute the corporate vision.


    Apply Today Responsibilities + Experience

    Responsibilities

    Expertise   I   50 % of time

    • Regularly markets services to current and prospective clients to ensure a growing practice in the specific area of expertise
    • Confer with management, production, and marketing staff to discuss project specifications and procedures
    • To monitor and assist the team in meeting all financial goals as well as to ensure the upcoming pipeline of work is adequate to meet company goals and growth
    • Recruit team members, assign, direct, and evaluate their work, and oversee the development and maintenance of team member competence
    • Perform administrative functions such as reviewing and writing reports, approving expenditures, enforcing rules and processes, and making decisions regarding the purchase of materials or services with the direct involvement of the Market Director
    • Combine, review and check all multidiscipline proposals that are issued to clients to ensure accuracy and estimating consistency

    Communication   I   25% of time

    • Develop and maintain an organizational structure that maximizes efficiency across the sector organization and develop career paths for personal.
    • Recommend or direct disciplinary action or termination of employees
    • Ensure the market as a whole is responsive and communicates effectively
    • Fully shoulder all client feedback and relay praise to team, or provide corrective measures if the client is not fully satisfied

    Accuracy   I   15% of time

    • Coordinate and mentor Team Leaders to provide quality projects that ensure client satisfaction
    • Develop and implement policies, standards and procedures for the engineering/technical work performed in the market sector in all offices utilizing company-wide standards

    Transparency   I   10 % of time

    • Prepare budgets, bids, and contracts, and get approvals from the Director
    • Ensure that every project has a signed contract to establish a baseline for client billing

    Education/Experience

    • Bachelor of Science degree in engineering or related field
    • Six or more years of experience post graduation
    • Professional Engineer (PE) license or other professional license as required
    • Post graduate business education and/or MBA preferred
    Apply Today
  • Market Leader

    San Antonio

    The Market Leader is the leader of a team for the assigned market sector.  This team usually has a specific geographic area that they serve.  This leader directs a team within a local office serving a defined geographic region and can have other teams working alongside. The Market Leader is responsible for all aspects of the operation including winning work, recruiting and developing team members, getting the work done while meeting financial and team member growth targets.  This role includes accountability for building a successful practice leader in an office or area and corresponding with the market sector director to get the resources needed to execute the corporate vision.


    Apply Today Responsibilities + Experience

    Responsibilities

    Expertise   I   50 % of time

    • Regularly markets services to current and prospective clients to ensure a growing practice in the specific area of expertise
    • Confer with management, production, and marketing staff to discuss project specifications and procedures
    • To monitor and assist the team in meeting all financial goals as well as to ensure the upcoming pipeline of work is adequate to meet company goals and growth
    • Recruit team members, assign, direct, and evaluate their work, and oversee the development and maintenance of team member competence
    • Perform administrative functions such as reviewing and writing reports, approving expenditures, enforcing rules and processes, and making decisions regarding the purchase of materials or services with the direct involvement of the Market Director
    • Combine, review and check all multidiscipline proposals that are issued to clients to ensure accuracy and estimating consistency

    Communication   I   25% of time

    • Develop and maintain an organizational structure that maximizes efficiency across the sector organization and develop career paths for personal.
    • Recommend or direct disciplinary action or termination of employees
    • Ensure the market as a whole is responsive and communicates effectively
    • Fully shoulder all client feedback and relay praise to team, or provide corrective measures if the client is not fully satisfied

    Accuracy   I   15% of time

    • Coordinate and mentor Team Leaders to provide quality projects that ensure client satisfaction
    • Develop and implement policies, standards and procedures for the engineering/technical work performed in the market sector in all offices utilizing company-wide standards

    Transparency   I   10 % of time

    • Prepare budgets, bids, and contracts, and get approvals from the Director
    • Ensure that every project has a signed contract to establish a baseline for client billing

    Education/Experience

    • Bachelor of Science degree in engineering or related field
    • Six or more years of experience post graduation
    • Professional Engineer (PE) license or other professional license as required
    • Post graduate business education and/or MBA preferred
    Apply Today
  • Market Leader

    Houston

    The Market Leader is the leader of a team for the assigned market sector.  This team usually has a specific geographic area that they serve.  This leader directs a team within a local office serving a defined geographic region and can have other teams working alongside. The Market Leader is responsible for all aspects of the operation including winning work, recruiting and developing team members, getting the work done while meeting financial and team member growth targets.  This role includes accountability for building a successful practice leader in an office or area and corresponding with the market sector director to get the resources needed to execute the corporate vision.


    Apply Today Responsibilities + Experience

    Responsibilities

    Expertise   I   50 % of time

    • Regularly markets services to current and prospective clients to ensure a growing practice in the specific area of expertise
    • Confer with management, production, and marketing staff to discuss project specifications and procedures
    • To monitor and assist the team in meeting all financial goals as well as to ensure the upcoming pipeline of work is adequate to meet company goals and growth
    • Recruit team members, assign, direct, and evaluate their work, and oversee the development and maintenance of team member competence
    • Perform administrative functions such as reviewing and writing reports, approving expenditures, enforcing rules and processes, and making decisions regarding the purchase of materials or services with the direct involvement of the Market Director
    • Combine, review and check all multidiscipline proposals that are issued to clients to ensure accuracy and estimating consistency

    Communication   I   25% of time

    • Develop and maintain an organizational structure that maximizes efficiency across the sector organization and develop career paths for personal.
    • Recommend or direct disciplinary action or termination of employees
    • Ensure the market as a whole is responsive and communicates effectively
    • Fully shoulder all client feedback and relay praise to team, or provide corrective measures if the client is not fully satisfied

    Accuracy   I   15% of time

    • Coordinate and mentor Team Leaders to provide quality projects that ensure client satisfaction
    • Develop and implement policies, standards and procedures for the engineering/technical work performed in the market sector in all offices utilizing company-wide standards

    Transparency   I   10 % of time

    • Prepare budgets, bids, and contracts, and get approvals from the Director
    • Ensure that every project has a signed contract to establish a baseline for client billing

    Education/Experience

    • Bachelor of Science degree in engineering or related field
    • Six or more years of experience post graduation
    • Professional Engineer (PE) license or other professional license as required
    • Post graduate business education and/or MBA preferred
    Apply Today
  • Project Designer (AutoCAD Civil 3D)

    San Antonio

    This position is responsible for providing engineering design support to the project management staff for retail, office, multifamily, and industrial development projects.


    Apply Today Responsibilities + Experience

    Responsibilities

    • Work from architectural plans and base files or land planning documents to produce engineering construction documents in AutoCAD Civil 3D
    • Understand and use established company standards for drafting including layer names, line and character styles, drawings and window names, and file names for sheet layout
    • Be proficient in preparing plan drawings in Civil 3D
    • Analyze sketches, notes and other input material to determine and plan the best approach to develop and complete drawings with minimal supervision
    • Inform Project Manager(s) and Client Managers of progress on assigned projects and communicate design concerns with project managers

    Education/Experience

    • Associates Degree or Diploma in Computer-Aided Drafting and Design
    • Three or more years experience using AutoCAD Civil 3D for engineering design work
    • Proficient in AutoCAD Civil 3D
    Apply Today
  • Team Leader

    San Antonio

    The Team Leader is the leader of a team for the assigned market sector. This position leads a team within a local office serving a defined geographic region and can have other teams working alongside. The Team Leader is responsible for leading a team to get the work done while meeting financial targets.  This role includes accountability for corresponding with the Market Leader(s) to obtain the resources needed to execute projects successfully and create raving fans of clients.  This position requires the greatest level of communication and accuracy and is key to obtaining referrals and repeat business from our clients.


    Apply Today Responsibilities + Experience

    Responsibilities

    Expertise   I    20% of time

    • Leader of a project team within a defined market sector.
    • Works to educate and build personal, as well as team, knowledge of market sector specifics.  Becomes an expert and trusted resource to our clients at the project level.
    • Prepares project proposals for Market Leader or Director final approval.
    • As a project leader within their market, the Team Leader becomes a recognized expert to their clients.

    Communication   I   30% of time

    • Recruit employees, assign, direct, and evaluate their work, and oversee the development and maintenance of staff competence within their project team
    • Communicate with their team members and clients in an exceptional manner including the issuance of project status letters
    • Perform functions such as reviewing and writing reports, workload projections and other activities that ensure the team knows where to focus their efforts

    Accuracy   I   40% of time

    • Execute production of project requirements to ensure contractual obligations are met.
    • Coordinate and direct projects, making detailed plans to accomplish goals and directing the integration of technical activities.
    • Direct, review, and approve project design and changes
    • Communicate and adhere to all established company standards while executing work
    • Quality review project deliverables to ensure client satisfaction and to avoid errors and omissions

    Transparency   I   10% of time

    • Review invoice drafts and markup to ensure billing matches effort of team.
    • Provide updated billing projections monthly to accurately illustrate upcoming work

    Education/Experience

    • Bachelor of Science degree in engineering or related field
    • Four or more years of experience post graduation
    • Professional Engineer (PE) license (or other professional registration / certification)
    Apply Today
  • Team Leader

    Dallas

    The Team Leader is the leader of a team for the assigned market sector. This position leads a team within a local office serving a defined geographic region and can have other teams working alongside. The Team Leader is responsible for leading a team to get the work done while meeting financial targets.  This role includes accountability for corresponding with the Market Leader(s) to obtain the resources needed to execute projects successfully and create raving fans of clients.  This position requires the greatest level of communication and accuracy and is key to obtaining referrals and repeat business from our clients.


    Apply Today Responsibilities + Experience

    Responsibilities

    Expertise   I    20% of time

    • Leader of a project team within a defined market sector.
    • Works to educate and build personal, as well as team, knowledge of market sector specifics.  Becomes an expert and trusted resource to our clients at the project level.
    • Prepares project proposals for Market Leader or Director final approval.
    • As a project leader within their market, the Team Leader becomes a recognized expert to their clients.

    Communication   I   30% of time

    • Recruit employees, assign, direct, and evaluate their work, and oversee the development and maintenance of staff competence within their project team
    • Communicate with their team members and clients in an exceptional manner including the issuance of project status letters
    • Perform functions such as reviewing and writing reports, workload projections and other activities that ensure the team knows where to focus their efforts

    Accuracy   I   40% of time

    • Execute production of project requirements to ensure contractual obligations are met.
    • Coordinate and direct projects, making detailed plans to accomplish goals and directing the integration of technical activities.
    • Direct, review, and approve project design and changes
    • Communicate and adhere to all established company standards while executing work
    • Quality review project deliverables to ensure client satisfaction and to avoid errors and omissions

    Transparency   I   10% of time

    • Review invoice drafts and markup to ensure billing matches effort of team.
    • Provide updated billing projections monthly to accurately illustrate upcoming work

    Education/Experience

    • Bachelor of Science degree in engineering or related field
    • Four or more years of experience post graduation
    • Professional Engineer (PE) license (or other professional registration / certification)
    Apply Today
  • Team Leader

    Houston

    The Team Leader is the leader of a team for the assigned market sector. This position leads a team within a local office serving a defined geographic region and can have other teams working alongside. The Team Leader is responsible for leading a team to get the work done while meeting financial targets.  This role includes accountability for corresponding with the Market Leader(s) to obtain the resources needed to execute projects successfully and create raving fans of clients.  This position requires the greatest level of communication and accuracy and is key to obtaining referrals and repeat business from our clients.


    Apply Today Responsibilities + Experience

    Responsibilities

    Expertise   I    20% of time

    • Leader of a project team within a defined market sector.
    • Works to educate and build personal, as well as team, knowledge of market sector specifics.  Becomes an expert and trusted resource to our clients at the project level.
    • Prepares project proposals for Market Leader or Director final approval.
    • As a project leader within their market, the Team Leader becomes a recognized expert to their clients.

    Communication   I   30% of time

    • Recruit employees, assign, direct, and evaluate their work, and oversee the development and maintenance of staff competence within their project team
    • Communicate with their team members and clients in an exceptional manner including the issuance of project status letters
    • Perform functions such as reviewing and writing reports, workload projections and other activities that ensure the team knows where to focus their efforts

    Accuracy   I   40% of time

    • Execute production of project requirements to ensure contractual obligations are met.
    • Coordinate and direct projects, making detailed plans to accomplish goals and directing the integration of technical activities.
    • Direct, review, and approve project design and changes
    • Communicate and adhere to all established company standards while executing work
    • Quality review project deliverables to ensure client satisfaction and to avoid errors and omissions

    Transparency   I   10% of time

    • Review invoice drafts and markup to ensure billing matches effort of team.
    • Provide updated billing projections monthly to accurately illustrate upcoming work

    Education/Experience

    • Bachelor of Science degree in engineering or related field
    • Four or more years of experience post graduation
    • Professional Engineer (PE) license (or other professional registration / certification)
    Apply Today

MEP Positions

  • MEP Designer

    Austin

    A Designer at BIG RED DOG is responsible for assisting Project Engineers and Senior Designers in the preparation and coordination of electrical, mechanical and plumbing engineering design items and construction documents for such industries as retail, office, multifamily, hospitality and industrial developments.


    Apply Today Responsibilities + Experience

    Responsibilities

    • Work from architectural plans and base files to produce engineering construction documents in Revit and AutoCAD.
    • Understand and use established company standards for drafting including layer names, line and character styles, drawings and window names, and file names for sheet layout.
    • Analyze sketches, notes and other input material to determine and plan the best approach to develop and complete drawings with minimal supervision.
    • Perform site research to understand existing site or building conditions.
    • Learn and apply principals behind designing electrical, HVAC and plumbing systems.
    • Attend design meetings with Project Engineers and Project Managers.
    • Learn to perform calculations such as photometrics, load calculations and energy analysis utilizing COMcheck and other calculation tools.
    • Inform Project Engineers and Team Leaders of progress on assigned projects and communicate design concerns with project managers
    • Attend industry events and become involved in the community

    Education/Experience

    • Associates Degree or Diploma in Computer-Aided Drafting and Design
    • Proficient in Autodesk Revit and AutoCAD.
    • Three or more years’ experience using AutoCAD and Autodesk Revit for engineering design work.
    Apply Today
  • Senior Electrical Engineer

    Austin

    A Senior Electrical Engineer at BIG RED DOG is responsible for directing a team of electrical
    engineers, EIT’s and designers in the preparation and electrical construction documents. A
    senior electrical engineer will act as the engineer of record on construction documents for such
    industries as retail, office, multifamily, hospitality and industrial developments. They will be
    expected to have strong relationships with city plan reviewers and utility company designers to
    expedite and resolve design and construction issues. A senior electrical engineer will serve as a
    mentor to less experienced engineers and designers to foster an environment of learning,
    quality and project achievement.


    Apply Today Responsibilities + Experience

    Responsibilities

    • Direct a team of engineers and designers to work from architectural plans and base files to produce quality engineering construction documents in Revit and AutoCAD.
    • Oversee, review and seal electrical engineering plans for construction.
    • Perform, oversee and teach calculations such as photometrics, load calculations and energy analysis utilizing COMcheck and other calculation tools.
    • Perform site research to understand existing site or building conditions.
    • Attend design meetings with Project Managers and act as an expert resource for client during design and construction.
    • Inform Team Leaders and Project Managers of progress on assigned projects and communicate design concerns with project managers and clients.
    • Be and industry expert; attend industry events and become involved in the community, creating relationships and content to show expertise.

    Education/Experience

    • Bachelors of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering.
    • Licensed Professional Engineer in the State of Texas.
    • Minimum 10 years of experience in the field of building electrical engineering, specifically in the project types listed above.
    • Proficient in Autodesk Revit and AutoCAD.
    Apply Today
  • Senior Mechanical Engineer

    Austin

    The Senior Mechanical Project Engineer will plan and manage the design of HVAC systems including duct work, piping and equipment sizing and selection for a variety of project types including multifamily, retail and hospitality. The Senior Mechanical Project Engineer reports to a market sector team leader and/or director of the company. The Senior Mechanical Project Engineer has ultimate responsibility for both the quality and effective execution of project assignments.

     Successful candidates for the Senior Mechanical Project Engineer position will understand how to run and operate a collaborative, high performing MEP project team. Must have outstanding management and communication skills. The successful candidate will be a thought leader in the marketplace in terms of serving on public boards and commissions, leadership positions within industry organizations, and public speaking and writing engagements.

    Education/Experience

    • Bachelor of Science degree in engineering 
    • Eight or more years of experience specific to Mechanical HVAC design for new building construction 
    • Registered Professional Engineer (PE) license required
    • Experience in designing HVAC systems, including piping, ductwork, and equipment selection and sizing
    • Proficient with Revit
    • Experience with industry standard software including Microsoft products, COMcheck, and Trane TRACE
    • Ability to work in and lead a fast-paced, collaborative team
    • Ability to manage multiple projects, including tasks and deadlines through to completion
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

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    Responsibilities

    Education/Experience

    Apply Today

Staff Spotlights

Our team is our engine. At BIG RED DOG, we like to put the spotlight on our team members that make our organization entrepreneurial, creative, and leaders in our markets. Meet the folks below who contribute to our clients successes.

Welcome Summer 2018 Interns!

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Staff Spotlight: Jesús Donato

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Welcome Spring 2018 Interns!

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Staff Spotlight: Becca Bond

This edition of our Staff Spotlight series introduces us to Becca Bond, a Graduate Engineer who joined our team in 2017. At BIG RED DOG, […]

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