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Senior Civil Engineer

San Antonio, TX | Full Time

The Senior Civil Engineer will serve as Director of Design and actively oversee and perform the design of civil projects. A successful candidate will possess strong leadership abilities and exemplary teamwork capabilities.

About us:

Parra & Co is a family-owned Texas-based engineering consulting firm with a strong emphasis in project management and client service. We create civil engineering solutions that go beyond what our planet deserves, by balancing resiliency and sustainability with economic sense. Each of our Project Managers and Senior Technical Team members has over 20 years of experience in their field. Our team is composed of licensed Professional Engineers, Economists, LEED Accredited Professionals, and Project Engineers, bringing you 130+ years of combined experience.

Consistently ranked among the “Best Places for Working Parents” Parra & Co attracts and retains the best talent in the industry by pairing our members with the values of the company to foster a great working environment where collaboration, accountability, learning and fun makes our firm a “special place to belong”.

Our Values:

Key Responsibilities:

  • Plans, develops, coordinates, and directs medium to large engineering projects or a number of smaller complex projects with overall responsibility for budget adherence, schedule adherence, quality control, and interdisciplinary coordination.
  • Applies intensive and diversified knowledge of Civil Engineering principles and practices in a wide range of assignments.
  • Makes decisions independently on engineering problems, practices, and methods and may create and refine unique design solutions. In the case of a licensed staff member, acting as a lead project engineer, this includes but is not limited to, the stamping/sealing of one’s drawings/documents as well as drawings/documents done as the professional in “responsible charge” as defined by the applicable statute of jurisdiction.
  • Represents the firm in meetings and conferences to resolve important questions and to plan and coordinate a project.
  • Serves as a staff advisor or consultant in the role of technical specialist requiring highly specialized knowledge and skills, and the use of advanced techniques.
  • Knowledge of Local Codes and Regulations
    Supervision and guidance related largely to overall objectives, critical issues, new concepts, policy matters, and/or unusual problems and developments.
    Supervises, coordinates, and reviews the work of a team of engineers and designers working on the same assigned project.
  • Maintains continuing professional education in discipline.
  • Meets with clients to define project scope, present project progress, and assure client satisfaction.
  • Limited Travel expected.
  • Valid driver’s license required.


  • 20+ years of related experience
  • An accredited BS in Civil Engineering, MS degree preferred
  • A Professional Engineering license in Texas
  • Proficiency in Autodesk Civil 3D, MS Project or equal, and MS Office Suite
  • Ability to problem solve and collaborate on innovative solutions
  • Ability to work on multiple projects at the same time
  • Ability to effectively meet deadlines at expected quality
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Leadership ability

What We Offer:

  • Competitive salary with an amazing work culture. 
  • Comprehensive benefits package including excellent health, dental, vision insurance with immediate eligibility, and Simple IRA with company match.
  • Professional development opportunities and mentorship.
  • Collaborative team environment with innovative projects.
  • Opportunity to work on projects that make a positive impact on the community.

Join us and be part of shaping the future landscape of Texas! If you’re a proactive, detail-oriented individual with a passion for civil engineering and land development, we’d love to hear from you.

Application Process:

Interested candidates are encouraged to submit their resume, cover letter, and a brief portfolio (if available) to

Parra & Co is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage applications from individuals of all backgrounds, regardless of race, gender, religion, age, or nationality.