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Executive Assistant (Savannah Office)

The Executive Assistant will work closely with the CEO.  The Executive Assistant to the CEO will draft documents on behalf of the Executive office, as well as assist in editing organizational documents that require Executive approval.  This position may require traveling with the CEO. Responsibilities may include making travel and meeting arrangements, preparing reports and financial data and client relations. Also calls for flexibility, excellent interpersonal skills, project coordination experience, and the ability to work well with all levels of internal management and staff, as well as outside clients and vendors. Specific duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Professionally interface, assist and represent the CEO both internally and externally.
  • Draft Executive correspondence as needed to include emails, thank-you letters and general correspondence.
  • Assist with editing internal organizational documents that require approval by the CEO to include coordinating edits with officers, department heads and other senior staff.
  • Manage the CEO’s email inbox and email folders.
  • Maintain knowledge of and management of CEO’s calendar.
  • Manage the CEO’s contacts to include entering business cards and pertinent information into the contact management system.
  • Work with the CEO to determine which key persons the CEO should contact regularly and on what schedule.
  • Travel with the CEO, as needed, to include staffing at events and meetings and assisting with logistics that may include running personal errands.
  • Develop and maintain professional working relationships with the senior staff of the organization.
  • Manage and submit CEO’s monthly company expenses, if applicable or desired.
  • Manage and coordinate any and all technical issues including problems or questions regarding the CEO’s iPhone, iPad, and other technology devices with internal HGBD IT staff.
  • Assist HGBD IT staff with downloading software, media, photos, videos and other data/information necessary for calls and meetings.
  • Run errands such as picking up beverages and/or meals, when necessary and as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Desired Skills/Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 3-4 years of experience working as an administration assistant, preferably to C-suite
  • Advanced experience in Microsoft Office Suite and PowerPoint and an aptitude for technology
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Excel; ability to build and manage complex financial data spreadsheets
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated good judgment and sense of diplomacy
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills, telephone manner and client service skills
  • Strong organizational skills with a proven ability to follow-through
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Ability to manage multiple job demands and prioritize with minimal supervision
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive business and personal matters
  • Ability to work well under pressure in an ever-changing environment while maintaining poise and professionalism
  • Positive attitude
  • Flexible schedule and willingness to possibly work extended hours, nights and weekends
  • Strong service orientation and professional demeanor

Salary and Benefits:

  • Commensurate with experience.
  • Excellent benefits, including medical, dental, vision, 401K, paid sick/leave time, etc.

Interested applicants should send resumes to sdammen@hgbd.com with subject line of email referencing the position of interest.

Project Manager(s) w/ Revit Experience (Savannah & Atlanta Offices)

Hussey, Gay, Bell & DeYoung is seeking architectural personnel with at least five (5) years of experience in project production. Skills desired are the ability to assist in project design, detailing, drafting, and management of multiple projects at any given time. Proficiency in Revit is mandatory.

Architectural registration is not required. HGBD’s architectural practice includes K-12 and higher education, healthcare, and a variety of work for the military and our municipal clients. HGBD is a multi-discipline E&A practice with offices in Savannah and Atlanta, Georgia, and Charleston and Columbia, South Carolina. The privately-held business is an ENR Top 500 Design Firm. As such, this position offers a unique opportunity to work closely with engineers on a variety of projects in the southeast. Get to know us at http://www.hgbd.com. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. If you are ready for responsibility and individual growth, email your resume to ejohnson@hgbd.com.

Civil/Site Engineer (Savannah Office)

HGBD is currently seeking a Civil/Site Engineer to work in the Civil Site Design Department in Savannah. Candidate will be expected to interact with clients and successfully prepare site development construction drawings, engineering design considerations for water, sewer, and storm drainage infrastructure, and permit applications associated with residential, commercial, and/ or industrial projects.  Experience using AutoCAD Civil 3D software is preferred.

Engineer will be responsible for development of preliminary design reports, engineering calculations, technical reports, permitting, construction drawings and project specifications.  The engineer is expected to perform work within assigned budget, schedule and quality requirements and be able to successful manage a project from concept through construction.  At minimum, successful candidate will have a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering, 4-5 years of related experience and hold a Georgia Professional Engineering license.  Ideal candidate will have excellent communications skills and established contacts in the local development and municipal markets.

Interested applicants should send resumes to careers@hgbd.com with subject line of email referencing the position of interest.

Project Representative (Charleston Office)

HGBD is currently accepting applications for a Project Representative.  This position requires construction observation of Water and Sewer Piping, Pump Stations, Grading, Paving and Storm Drainage projects.  We are seeking a candidate who is self-motivated with demonstrated time management skills, work ethic, verbal communication and writing skills.  The ideal candidate will have worked for a contractor specializing in the construction of water, sewer and storm drainage systems, site grading, and paving work.  Candidate must be able to inspect ongoing construction projects for quality, accuracy per contract documents and approved standards.  Review of contract documents for constructability and cost evaluations is also a job requirement.

Interested applicants should send resumes to careers@hgbd.com with subject line of email referencing the position of interest.

Project Engineer (Savannah Office)

HGBD is currently seeking a Project Engineer with municipal water and wastewater experience for our Savannah, GA office.  The successful candidate will use his/her technical abilities to plan, analyze and design water treatment and distribution systems, wastewater collection systems, water source development and wastewater treatment and disposal.  The Project Engineer will be responsible for development of preliminary engineering reports, engineering calculations, technical reports, permitting, construction drawings and project specifications.  The successful candidate is expected to perform work within assigned budget, schedule and quality requirements and be able to successfully manage a project from concept through construction.  Ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills; be capable of successfully interacting with multiple disciplines to complete a project; and have the ability to obtain a Georgia Professional Engineer License.

Qualifications:
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering required.  Graduate-level work preferred.
  • Five (5) years of experience minimum required.
  • Experience with standard industry software such as WaterCAD, SewerCAD, AutoCAD, BioWin and/or other standard software.
  • Knowledge of ArcView and ArcMap preferred.
  • Prior experience in municipal water and sewer projects preferred.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • A positive team attitude and commitment to our work and our clients.

Interested applicants should send resumes to careers@hgbd.com with subject line of email referencing the position of interest.

CAD Technician (Savannah Office)

HGBD currently has an opening for a Water/Wastewater CAD Technician in our Savannah, GA office.  The main responsibility of the CAD Technician is to create designs under the direction from a Project Engineer or Project Manager for various municipal design projects.  This position will require familiarity with plant piping systems with a grasp of spatial relationships of plant elements.  The successful candidate should:  have an understanding of municipal utility systems and fundamental requirements for water, sewer and storm drainage utility layout and design; have a basic understanding of Architectural and Structural drawing terminology and drawing presentation; and be skilled in the knowledge of construction drawing preparation and presentation.
Desired Qualifications:
  • Associate’s or technical school degree.
  • Must be proficient in ACAD 13 3D and Microsoft Office software.
  • Knowledge of ArcView and ArcMap very helpful and preferred.
  • Prior experience in municipal water and sewer CAD-related projects preferred.
  • A positive team attitude and commitment to our work and our clients.

Interested applicants should send resumes to careers@hgbd.com with subject line of email referencing the position of interest.

Senior Project Representative (Savannah Office)

Hussey, Gay, Bell & DeYoung is currently accepting applications for a Senior Project Representative.  This position requires construction observation of Water and Sewer Piping, Pump Stations, Water/Wastewater Treatment Plants, Grading Streets & Sites, Paving, Storm Drainage and Concrete projects.  We are seeking a candidate who is self-motivated with leadership skills, good work ethics, good verbal communication and writing skills.  The ideal candidate will have worked for a general contractor specializing in the construction of water, sewer and storm drainage systems, site grading, base and paving and concrete work.  Candidate must be able to inspect ongoing construction projects for quality, accuracy per contract documents and approved standards.  Review of contract documents for constructability and cost evaluations is also a job requirement.

Interested applicants should send resumes to careers@hgbd.com with subject line of email referencing the position of interest.

Transportation Engineer (Columbia Office)

HGBD is seeking an enthusiastic and detail-oriented Transportation/Highway Engineer with minimum eight (8) years of experience for full-time employment.  Successful candidates will design and manage certain aspects of transportation projects for state and local governments, including the development of construction plans, cost estimates, bid documents, various calculations, and quantity takeoffs.

Responsibilities:

  • Assisting in the design and creation of construction documents on a wide variety of transportation projects.
  • Different roadway design components including typical sections, earthwork, geometric layouts, drainage and hydraulic analysis, erosion control plans, signing and marking plan, safety features and maintenance of traffic plans.

Assignments will also involve tasks associated with producing a set of construction documents including design, drafting, quantity computations, specifications, and cost estimates.

Candidate shall, at minimum, possess:

  • An undergraduate degree in Civil Engineering from an accredited curriculum.
  • A minimum of eight (8) years of professional work experience with an emphasis in highway/ transportation design projects, including complete preparation of ROW and final construction plans.
  • Licensure as a Professional Engineer is required.  Ability to obtain licensure in SC within 6 months, if not currently registered.
  • Familiarity with AASHTO, and MUTCD publications, specifications and standards, and SCDOT design standards.
  • Knowledge and experience in use of roadway design programs, MicroStation V8i and GEOPAK Road and Drainage.
  • Effective planning, scheduling and organizational skills.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.

Candidates will be expected to complete work with minimal oversight.  Occasional travel will be required in completing site visits, conducting plan review meetings, and attending public meetings.

Interested applicants should send resumes in PDF format to careers@hgbd.com with a cover letter referencing the position of interest.

Senior Hydraulic Engineer (Savannah Office)

HGBD is seeking an enthusiastic and detail-oriented Hydraulic/Drainage Engineer with ten (10) years of experience for full-time employment.  Successful candidates will design and manage certain aspects of transportation and drainage improvement projects for state and local governments, including the development of construction plans, cost estimates, bid documents, various calculations, and quantity takeoffs.

Candidate shall, at minimum, possess:

  • An undergraduate degree in Civil Engineering from an accredited curriculum.
  • A minimum of ten (10) years of professional work experience with an emphasis in hydraulic studies, analysis and design.
  • A professional engineering license in the State of Georgia  and/or South Carolina.
  • Knowledge and experience in use of drainage and roadway drainage design programs, especially XPSWMM or similar dynamic modeling software, HEC-RAS, Geopak and/or Inroads.
  • Demonstrable expertise with either AutoCAD/Civil 3D or MicroStation V8i.
  • Effective planning, scheduling and organizational skills.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.

Tasks will primarily include the following items:

  • Performing civil engineering design and project management with emphasis on drainage for state and county highway and drainage improvement projects.
  • Performing hydrologic and hydraulic calculations and reports including flood risk reduction studies, hydraulic modeling and calculations, floodplain studies, implementation of drainage systems, and specifications.
  • Performing complete hydrologic/hydraulic design of roadway drainage systems, bridge hydraulic analysis, and erosion control design and other ancillary plans.
  • Design, analysis and plan preparation for roadway and site development drainage and stormwater management systems to meet state and local regulatory requirements.
  • Supervising technical staff assisting with project completion.

Interested applicants should send resumes in PDF format to careers@hgbd.com with a cover letter referencing the position of interest.

A top ENR 500 Design Firm, Hussey, Gay, Bell & DeYoung (HGBD) has provided professional engineering and architectural services in Georgia and South Carolina for more than five (5) decades. With full operations in Savannah and Atlanta, Georgia, and Charleston and Columbia, South Carolina, the firm provides full design service in the fields of transportation, drainage, civil, water and wastewater systems, solid waste, site development, master planning, landscape architecture, geotechnical engineering, environmental engineering and surveying, architecture, and planning services in addition to program management.

To learn more about HUSSEY, GAY, BELL & DEYOUNG, please visit our website at www.hgbd.com.

Hussey, Gay, Bell & DeYoung, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Accessibility for Applicants with Disabilities: Consistent with applicable law, Hussey, Gay, Bell & DeYoung, Inc. (HGBD) is an equal opportunity employer and provides access and opportunities to those with disabilities. If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request an accommodation by contacting HGBD’s CFO, Tony Uhrich, at tuhrich@hgbd.com or 912.354.4626 for assistance. Please be sure to include your name, preferred method of contact, and details on your requested accommodation. HGBD will make every effort to respond to your request promptly.

Hussey, Gay, Bell & DeYoung, Inc. participates in the federal E-Verify program. See www.dhs.gov/E-Verify

HGBD offers a competitive salary and benefit package commensurate with experience.  All applicants must have a satisfactory driving record and submit to a pre-employment drug screening.

This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR §60-1.4 (a), 60-300.5 (a) and 60-741.5 (a).  These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.  Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.