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Saint-Gobain Principal Civil Engineer in Remote, United States

What’s the job?

The incumbent will contribute as part of a team to development and safe implementation of equipment and installation (packages) within capital projects for the CertainTeed Roofing manufacturing plants. They will safely implement capital projects for process plants including civil and structural design development, procurement, installation, and commissioning.

The Principal Civil Engineer reports to the Project Engineering Manager within the Project Management Office (PMO) and works for the Project Managers within the PMO in the assigned project, meeting or exceeding their expectations in terms of scope, cost, schedule, and communication.

  • Travel Requirements for this role is up to 60%

  • Lead the assigned capital packages related to design, capital requests, procurement (including, scope of works documents, contracts and change orders), budget, schedule, installation and commissioning

  • Develop initial designs, specifications, and budget estimates for capital projects

  • Oversee and direct site feasibility evaluations, assessments, and constructability evaluation

  • Support Project Managers on assigned projects led by Roofing TIP or led by the Roofing plant teams to deliver installations safely, on time and on budget

  • Manage civil designers, construction management and contractors on site

  • Consults with engineer from other disciplines to ensure the smooth flow of vital information necessary for the scheduled completion of the project

  • Directs activities to ensure that construction, installation, and operational testing is conform to functional specifications, recognized codes, standards, and customer requirements

  • In collaboration with the Technical Office, support the development of designs and processes to deliver the best performance and lowest cost giving due regard to safety, operations, maintenance, and legal compliance

  • Provide mentorship and training to Project Engineer’s regarding the design phase of the projects

  • Ensure the efficient transfer of projects to the Operations team, including all documentation, drawings, training support, spare parts packages, etc.

  • Create required schedules while maintaining and communicating project status to meet company goals

  • Follows the Project Execution Manual Check Lists (Stage gate process) applying the standard tools at each step of the project (risk register, change register, etc)

  • Maintain fluid communication and collaboration with other members of Roofing TIP: Project Management Office PMO, OPEX team, Loss Prevention Team, and other corporate teams such as Operations, Quality, R&D or Safety during project’s life cycle


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What do you bring?

  • Travel requirements up to 60%

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering or similar Engineering field; Master’s Degree or PE preferred

  • 10+ years of experience in an industrial construction environment; capital project engineering roles preferred

  • Expert knowledge and understanding of all types of engineering drawings

  • Extensive experience in construction planning and execution at site; surveying, estimation, bid management experience preferred

  • Site experience (Operations and/or multiple project start-ups) on both contractor and client side preferred

  • Ability to check calculations made by other engineers or engineering contractors to ensure accuracy, conformance to codes, specifications, and design criteria

  • Able to interpret structural calculations/reports, geotechnical reports and propose/check foundation solutions

  • Able to use and/or interpret Revit, Navisworks, Tekla, etc. models

  • Knowledge of structural design and analysis in 3D


  • Early Equipment Management (EEM)

  • Advanced knowledge of concrete and steel as construction materials

  • Advanced knowledge of civil engineering principles

  • Knowledge on groundworks design or construction

  • Complex problem solving skills

  • Proficient AutoCad skills

  • Proficient MS Project skills

Soft Skills

  • Teamwork, mentoring and leadership skills

  • Capable of working within a project management team and completing assigned work independently while directing others

  • Coaching skills

  • Customer focus – Internal customer

  • Change management skills

  • Stress and workload management

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with a high level of emotional intelligence

Saint-Gobain provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. Saint-Gobain is an equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and supports the hiring of veterans.

Why work for us?

At Saint-Gobain/CertainTeed, our employees have pride in belonging to an organization whose culture is made up of these core values: Trust, Empowerment, & Collaboration. Our company encourages diversity and inclusion in all its forms while our products make the world a more beautiful, safer, and sustainable home ( .

Being a worldwide leader in light and sustainable construction, Saint-Gobain/CertainTeed designs, manufactures and distributes materials and services for the construction and industrial markets. Its integrated solutions for the renovation of public and private buildings, light construction and the decarbonization of construction and industry are developed through a continuous innovation process and provide sustainability and performance. The Group’s commitment is guided by its purpose, “ Making the World a Better Home ”.

What are our perks?

We provide unique options to fit your unique lives! Our Total Rewards Program is customizable to accommodate your needs. Our menu of flexible options ( includes, but is not limited to:

  • Excellent healthcare options: Medical, vision, prescription & dental

  • Family Focus & Balance: Parental leave, paid time-off and Employee Assistance Program

  • Financial Security: Competitive 401(k), Company-funded Retirement Accumulation Plan and Employee Stock Purchase Program (PEG)

  • Tuition Reimbursement: Continuing education for every season of your career

  • Pet Insurance options: Insurance plan & prescription discount program for your furry friends

  • Employee Recognition Programs

  • PerkSpot: Our exclusive one-stop online discount marketplace

  • LiveWell: Rewarding you for living a healthy lifestyle