Senior Civil Engineer/Operations Manager
Mechanicsburg, PA Civil Land Development
Job Type

Barry Isett & Associates (Isett) is an employee-owned multi-discipline engineering/consulting firm headquartered in Allentown, PA, with additional offices throughout eastern and central PA. Isett associates get the opportunity to perform meaningful work that helps enrich our community each and every day. Our company is a values-based organization which has been recognized for its award-winning culture through several regional and statewide programs:

  • Best Places to Work in PA (annually since 2019) 
  • The Morning Call’s Top Workplaces (annually, since 2013) 
  • Empowering Women Award by Central Penn Business Journal and Lehigh Valley Business (2023)
  • Philadelphia Inquirer’s Top Workplaces (2023)
  • Corporate Citizen of the Year (by the Lehigh Valley Business Journal) 
  • The Societas Award for Responsible Corporate Conduct (for Ethics).


  • Career advancement and continuing education opportunities
  • Employee engagement events and parties
  • Work-life balance & flexible working schedules
  • Paid vacation/holiday/sick time
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)
  • Medical, dental, vision, life, and disability insurances
  • Discounted and/or free Isett wear
  • Parental leave
  • 401k/Roth match

As a multi-discipline firm, Isett provides a full range of engineering and consulting services, including civil, structural, mechanical, electrical, plumbing, environmental, geotechnical, and municipal engineering, surveying, landscape architecture, code enforcement, plan review, construction management, construction materials testing, and grant writing services to clients throughout the Mid-Atlantic region. 

We have an opportunity for a Sr. Civil Engineer with land development experience to lead projects for clients in the public and private sectors. The position is based in our Capital Region (Mechanicsburg) Office. 

Because our employees are usually involved in several projects at one time, involving numerous team members (such as project manager, engineer, and CAD technician/designer), exceptional communications skills and the ability to work well with others is essential.

The best candidate will be a Professional (Civil) Engineer with at least ten years’ experience in the design and management of land development projects. Some of the accomplishments we are looking for include experience in building and maintaining client relations, business development, delegation of responsibility, and the ability to mentor subordinates and junior engineers.


  • Design of subdivisions and land development
  • Zoning and approvals process
  • Stormwater management
  • Site design, grading, and erosion and sediment control plans
  • Site utilities
  • PennDOT/DEP permitting
  • Hydraulic calculations
  • Cost estimating
  • Preparing project proposals and managing contracts, reports, and invoicing
  • Hiring/mentoring/managing junior engineers and designers

  • B.S. Civil Engineering or related field
  • Professional Engineer license
  • Prior land development experience required
  • Strong organizational, technical, and communication skills
  • Prior project and client management experience
  • Knowledge of AutoCAD Civil 3D
  • Valid driver's license - for travel to client sites/meetings
  • Ability to attend evening meetings
  • Ability to obtain clearances (for PA school projects)


We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome applications from all qualified candidates. We are committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace and do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation or gender identity), nation origin, age (40 or older), disability or genetic information (including family medical history).

Please, no third party recruiters.