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CS Energy Lead Civil Engineer in Worcester, Massachusetts

CS Energy is hiring a Lead Civil Engineer. The Lead Civil Engineer will be working with our Engineering and Estimating team supporting Business Development and Operations teams to both design civil plans and review 3rd party designs of solar PV systems. The Lead Civil Engineer will play an integral and active role in helping CS Energy acquire new business and execute projects within budget constraints. Join us in our mission to build a clean and sustainable future!

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Lead engineer will be involved in the overall success of CS Energy Project, making sure that the project follows all standard engineering practices and principles.

  • Work with team to Review and prepare design documents for solar civil design including required design calculations, drawings, and civil specifications.

  • Interpret and apply standards including relevant building & land use codes.

  • Analyze reports, maps, drawings, plans, tests, aerial photographs, soil composition, terrain, hydrological characteristics, and other topographical and geologic data to evaluate surface and subsurface conditions of each project site

  • Strong ability to integrate both cost and technical requirements to arrive at an optimized solution for site work and foundation design

  • Conduct site visits to support site evaluation, suitability, and due diligence efforts

  • Create and review of structural drawings and calculations

  • Coordinate geotechnical and pile load capacity testing at project sites, analyze results to determine project feasibility

  • Review and approve construction submittals

  • Review, evaluate and answer RFI’s from project teams and subcontractors

  • Support operations project management team during construction.

  • Participate in both client and 3rd party engineer meetings to support CS Energy teams.

  • Manage and Review 3rd party design civil sets to ensure the most cost-effective approach is being used.

  • Communicate complex Civil, Geotechnical & Structural engineering concepts and derived conclusion internally and externally to support risk analyses on projects.

  • Grow and develop new civil and structural engineering capabilities of the team

  • Develop departmental engineering standard operating procedures and training for the engineering team


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering or Related Field

  • 10+ years of experience in civil design (experience in design of solar plant site layouts and/or structural foundations is an advantage)

  • PE license highly desired

  • Must have experience with AutoCAD, Civil 3d & GIS.

  • Ability to participate in conceptual level discussions of Renewable Solar Power Plants or Battery Storage Projects.

  • Good analytical and problem-solving skills with high attention to details

  • Expertise building a team in a growth market by assessing, recruiting, and developing A-players

  • Ability to work well with others, multi-task and manage effectively in a deadline-driven, challenging environment – accurate and calm under pressure

  • Proven success in managing and mentoring employees

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint

  • Excellent Communication Skills (verbal & written)

  • Ability to travel to project sites as needed

*All applicants who receive a conditional offer of employment must take a pre-employment drug test and receive a negative result as a condition of hire.

  • An offer of employment is conditioned upon complying with CS Energy's requirements including, but not limited to, signing a separate disclosure and consent form prior to any background check.

*Applicants must be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis

*CS Energy does not accept unsolicited resumes from individual recruiters and/or third parties in response to our job postings. Any unsolicited resumes become property of CS Energy and we reserve the right to pursue and hire any such candidate.

About CS Energy

CS Energy is an industry-leading renewable energy firm that develops, designs, and builds optimized projects in solar, energy storage, and emerging energy industries, with over 1.5 GW of solar and 300 MWh of energy storage projects installed across the US. CS Energy leverages strong relationships with solar developers, IPPs, utilities, off-takers, suppliers, and landowners to help our customers streamline the project development process, lower project costs, and create value for all stakeholders. Owned by American Securities, a leading US private equity firm, CS Energy has an experienced and committed management team and robust financial backing that enables us to be a trusted and long-term partner for our customers.

CS Energy has achieved its success through attracting and retaining highly talented and motivated people who are passionate about the company’s success. We celebrate diversity in all areas of our company and are very committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

We are committed to doing right by our employees, our partners, and the communities in which we work so that everyone benefits from our efforts. Our company’s vision is based on the following principles: Safety, Quality, Integrity, Collaboration, Expertise and Diversity.

Some of our recent notable team achievements are:

  • Top Solar Contractors, #1 in New York (Solar Power World 2022)

  • Best Places to Work in New Jersey (NJBIZ 2022)

  • Great Place to Work Certified, May 2022-May 2023

  • Rising Star Under 40, Kevin Magayah (The Cleanie Awards 2021)

  • Utility-Scale Project of the Year, Rockport Maces Pond (Solar Builder Magazine 2021)


CS Energy provides great benefits to our valued employees.

CS Energy does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, religion, age, national origin, marital status, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other reason prohibited by law in provision of employment opportunities and benefits.

CS Energy is an equal opportunity employer.