Careers

The Mannik & Smith Group, Inc. (MSG) is a privately owned engineering and environmental consulting firm with offices throughout Ohio and Michigan. We have nearly 300 professionals that make up the MSG Team and we are always looking for good people to join our growing firm.

BENEFITS

MSG prides itself on offering a very rich benefit package to our employees.  Our medical, dental and vision plans are available to all full-time and part-time with benefits employees, with no penalty for enrolling dependents. Employees have the option to choose between a traditional PPO plan or a high deductible health plan with an HSA at a 25% contribution cost. Our dental and vision plans offer great coverage with a minimal monthly premium.  A life insurance policy, short-term disability and long-term disability plans are provided at no cost to our employees.

Additional popular benefits include, but are not limited to, a traditional 401(k) plan and a Roth 401(k) plan with a company match; employee referral bonuses; tuition reimbursement; paid time off; flex time; company vehicle usage; and employee, family and holiday events.

Community Engagement

Through a variety of philanthropic initiatives, MSG staff makes a positive impact on society. Our passionate and inspired professionals foster an environment of collaboration and camaraderie through volunteerism, corporate giving campaigns, and educational outreach and mentoring programs. MSG encourages these social responsibilities and supports employee efforts that help strengthen communities and build a positive team atmosphere.

Diversity Inclusion

Diversity and inclusion are fundamental to MSG's culture and core values, fostering an innovative, cooperative and accessibile work environment that supports varying skillsets and insights, and allows our team to successfully collaborate. MSG recognizes the benefit of diverse perspectives, work experience, life styles and cultures. We focus on the needs of our employees to ensure the right conditions are in place for each person to achieve his/her full potential. Inclusion is reflected in our culture, practices and relationships.

Catalytic Coaching

Catalytic Coaching is MSG’s performance evaluation tool that allows our supervisors to serve as Coaches to our employees focusing on the future rather than the past. Catalytic Coaching assists employees in growing their perceived strengths and developing areas for improvement. Employees draft a development plan aimed at improving contributions in their current job and increasing potential for other opportunities. Catalytic Coaching is all about bringing out the best in people at work.

Wellness

MSG believes that our team should have a balance between family, work and a healthy lifestyle. MSGetsFit motivates our team to engage in Wellness related activities. Wellness is not something you do “to” people… it is becoming a partner “with” people to provide tools and information to assist in achieving good health and well-being. Participation results in medical premium discounts or monetary awards for employees not enrolled in our medical insurance program.

Options For Joining Our Team

Surveyor
Cadiz

Candidates must have a minimum of 3 years’ combined field and office experience and looking to advance his/her career to the next level in our Columbus location. Candidates must have field and office experience associated with all aspects of land surveying, including the following: • Use of Robotic Total Stations, GPS and data collectors • Ability to upload and download data collectors • Perform field work for topography, boundary and ALTA Surveys • Prepare topography, boundary and ALTA Surveys using AutoCAD/Civil 3D • Prepare property legal research • Prepare construction staking materials, including point files Responsibilities include: • Prepare final legal descriptions, survey plats, and field note reductions for accuracy and completeness • Perform office calculations...

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Survey Project Manager
Canton

Minimum 5 years of experience, 10 years is preferred. Registered in the State of Michigan or can become registered in the future. Responsibilities include management of survey projects from inception to completion: planning, and coordinating work of survey crews, office surveyors and survey technicians; preparing ALTA/ACSM Land Title Surveys, boundary surveys, topographic surveys, and construction staking plans; reviewing completed work to satisfy legal and project requirements; and monitoring and evaluating new technologies

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Traffic Engineer
Canton

This candidate will be involved in exciting transportation design and planning projects involving large highway studies, signal system studies and large industrial/commercial developments. Desirable credentials and experience include: • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering • P.E. license preferred • PTOE. Or ability to obtain, desired • Five to ten years of traffic experience involving : o Freeway Analysis o Urban Arterial Analysis o Signal and Signal System Design o Roundabout Design & Analysis o Intersection and Corridor Studies o Signal Warrants o Lane Warrants o Basic Roadway Geometry o Safety Studies o Master Plans o Traffic Impact Studies o Traffic Operations Studies o Signal Timing Optimization Studies o Traffic Modeling (Trafficware Synchro/SimTraffic) o Report Preparation o CAD Plan Preparation o MDOT Experience ...

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Project Surveyor
Canton

Minimum 5 years of experience. Responsibilities include preparing ALTA/ACSM Land Title Surveys, boundary surveys, topographic surveys, and construction staking plans; and reviewing completed work to satisfy legal and project requirements.

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Asbestos Inspector
Canton

MSG has immediate full-time job openings for Asbestos Inspectors in the Detroit/Canton, MI areas. Job duties include inspection of existing homes and commercial properties prior to demolition to inspect, sample and report on the presence of hazardous and regulated materials, including asbestos. Candidates must hold an Asbestos Inspector certification and must have a minimum of two years' experience.

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Landscape Architect
Canton

The Mannik & Smith Group, Inc. is growing and seeking to expand our staff with a Mid-Level (3-5 years) Landscape Architect. The role requires a self-motivated, organized, team player who is detail-oriented, possesses strong written and verbal communication skills, strong collaboration skills, and has demonstrated technical ability and design skill. The ideal candidate shall have the ability to excel in a fast-paced environment and demonstrate the ability to meet deadlines and work effectively in a multi-disciplinary team environment. Responsibilities include assisting with the development of schematic design, design development and construction documents. The successful candidate shall provide general support to...

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Co-Op Position
Canton

Due to the diverse projects handled by the company, the position will offer a broad civil and environmental engineering project experience. The work could involve the following areas: construction/site inspection, field sampling/testing, AutoCAD drafting, office research/report preparation, and Geographical Information System (G.I.S.) data entry. Previous AutoCAD experience preferred.

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Geotechnical Engineer
Canton

We are looking for candidates with 0-4 years' of Geotechnical experience. Must have experience in leading geotechnical projects including engineering, investigations, report writing and plans/specifications for industrial, commercial and transportation projects. Geotech software knowledge and usage is required. Candidate must be a hard-working, and an aggressive team player who works well with other geotechnical engineers, material testing, laboratory and drilling technicians. Must have a Bachelor’s degree in engineering or a related field; a Master’s degree is preferred. MDOT and/or ODOT experience preferred.

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Civil Engineer
Canton

The Mannik & Smith Group, Inc. has an immediate opening in our Canton, MI office for the position of Civil/Site Design Engineer with three or more years of experience. Candidates should have experience in and be familiar with all aspects of civil/site design, including grading, utility design, drainage design, and site design. Experience preferred using design software including MicroStation or Civil 3D. Experience with other software including AutoTurn, Excel, Hydroflow, Flowmaster and TR-55 is a plus

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Survey Field Technician
Canton

Candidate will assist the crew chief as part of a two-person crew, with a variety of survey types, including but not limited to: ALTA/ACSM Land Title Surveys, boundary surveys, topographic surveys, industrial surveying and construction staking. Experience with Trimble Robotic Total Stations and GNSS data collection systems a plus. CST certification is preferred.

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Survey Crew Chief
Canton

Candidate must be able to lead a one or two-person crew, with a variety of survey types, including but not limited to: ALTA/ACSM Land Title Surveys, boundary surveys, topographic surveys, industrial surveying and construction staking. Candidate should be familiar with Trimble Robotic Total Stations and GNSS data collection. CST certification is preferred.

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Environmental Scientist/Geologist/Engineer
Canton

The Mannik & Smith Group, Inc. is seeking Environmental Scientists/Geologists/Engineers for our Canton and Lansing, MI offices. Qualifications include: - Conducting remedial investigations - Conducting soil, sediment, groundwater, surface water, soil gas and air sampling - Preparing feasibility studies - Performing Phase I/II ESAs, UST site assessments, BEA, DDCC, construction/demolition administration and oversight, and system organization Entry Level/Mid-Level – two years or more of experience; Asbestos experience preferred Senior Level – 8+ years of progressive experience; project management experience and CPG/CHMM/PE is preferred Candidates must have strong verbal and written communication skills and working knowledge of federal, state, and local environmental regulations. OSHA 40 hour HAZWOPER is a plus. Competitive compensation...

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CAD Technician
Canton

Candidate must be proficient in MicroStation and AutoCAD, along with a strong understanding of Civil Engineering and Land Surveying. CST II certification is preferred. Candidate should be able to process and adjust survey data, import the data into MicroStation and AutoCAD, create contours, create a survey base map, and create final survey drawings. Knowledge of Trimble Business Center, Global Mapper, ArcGIS is a plus. Familiarity with good drafting practice, writing legal descriptions, and survey research is preferred.

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Construction Technician
Canton

Two plus years' experience required in construction materials testing and inspection for private and municipal construction projects. Must have experience testing concrete, grout, mortar, bearing capacity, and compaction. Experience in landfill CQA, steel/weld inspection, fireproofing inspection, geotechnical drilling and/or soils laboratory testing a plus. Must possess positive client interaction skills, excellent communication, reading and writing skills. ACI Grade 1 certification is highly preferred. 10-Hour OSHA Construction Safety Training is a plus. Must have a valid Driver's License with an excellent driving record. Must be able to lift 75 lbs., work outdoors in all...

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Civil Engineer/Designer
Cleveland

MSG is in search of a full-time entry level and an experienced Civil Engineer / Designer for our Beachwood, Ohio Location. The position will require the candidate to work alongside Professional Engineers and be involved with all aspects of Civil Site Design, including but not limited to: grading, stormwater management, plan preparation, zoning research, permitting for a variety of residential, commercial and retail projects throughout the Midwest. Our Beachwood office is surrounded by high-end restaurants and shopping, and is conveniently located near I-271/I-480. Additional responsibilities will include: • Design & Drafting in Civil 3D • Coordinate with fellow MSG staff across a variety of engineering...

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Co-Op Position
Cleveland

Due to the diverse projects handled by the company, the position will offer a broad civil and environmental engineering project experience. The work could involve the following areas: construction/site inspection, field sampling/testing, AutoCAD drafting, office research/report preparation, and Geographical Information System (G.I.S.) data entry. Previous AutoCAD experience preferred.

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Project Engineer Lead/Manager
Cleveland

Are you a licensed Civil Engineer with 5+ years of site development experience? Are you looking to advance your career? Are you ready to take the next step? Would you like to lead or manage a 2 to 5 person design team? The Mannik & Smith Group, lnc. (MSG), an award-winning, ENR Top 500 Design Firm, is a multi-discipline engineering and environmental firm with offices throughout Ohio and Michigan, and we are looking for someone like you. MSG is in search of a full-time Project Lead I Manager for our Beachwood, Ohio Location. The position will require the candidate to be...

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Geotechnical Engineer
Cleveland

Candidate must have a Bachelor’s Degree with seven to ten years’ experience in civil, environmental and geotechnical engineering, along with an EI or FE certificate; a PE is preferred. Construction and design experience with special emphasis in solid waste landfills is needed. Experience in Geotechnical engineering and subsurface exploration is a plus. This position includes assisting with geotechnical investigations, report writing and landfill construction and permit compliance. Candidate must have a working knowledge of the OAC regulations. AutoCAD/Microstation drafting and Earthwork design experience a plus.

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Geoenvironmental Project Manager
Columbus

The Mannik & Smith Group, Inc is searching for a key person to serve as a Geoenvironmental Project Manager in our Columbus office. The ideal candidate should be a degreed Engineer, Geologist/Hydrogeologist, or other technical discipline leader with experience implementing brownfield redevelopment projects and strategies throughout the Midwest. Responsibilities will include developing new business for the group in Central Ohio, as well as managing Environmental Site Assessments, environmental monitoring programs, remediation and restoration projects.

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Surveyor
Columbus

Candidates must have a minimum of 3 years’ combined field and office experience and looking to advance his/her career to the next level in our Columbus location. Candidates must have field and office experience associated with all aspects of land surveying, including the following: • Use of Robotic Total Stations, GPS and data collectors • Ability to upload and download data collectors • Perform field work for topography, boundary and ALTA Surveys • Prepare topography, boundary and ALTA Surveys using AutoCAD/Civil 3D • Prepare property legal research • Prepare construction staking materials, including point files Responsibilities include: • Prepare final legal descriptions, survey plats, and field note reductions for accuracy and completeness • Perform office calculations...

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Co-Op Position
Columbus

Due to the diverse projects handled by the company, the position will offer a broad civil and environmental engineering project experience. The work could involve the following areas: construction/site inspection, field sampling/testing, AutoCAD drafting, office research/report preparation, and Geographical Information System (G.I.S.) data entry. Previous AutoCAD experience preferred.

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Transportation Engineer
Detroit

Candidates for this position must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering with 2 – 6 years’ experience in roadway design. Basic job duties will include assisting Senior Engineers and Project Managers in the preparation of transportation design plans for state, commercial, industrial, residential and municipal projects in a 3D digital environment, performing and checking various design calculations and performing various tasks as they relate to preparing a design package. Responsibilities include preparing front-end feasibility, permitting and zoning studies, project development, storm water design, cost estimates and detailed design plans. Knowledge of MicroStation/GEOPAK SS4 and experience with...

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Traffic Engineer
Detroit

This candidate will be involved in exciting transportation design and planning projects involving large highway studies, signal system studies and large industrial/commercial developments. Desirable credentials and experience include: • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering • P.E. license preferred • PTOE. Or ability to obtain, desired • Five to ten years of traffic experience involving : o Freeway Analysis o Urban Arterial Analysis o Signal and Signal System Design o Roundabout Design & Analysis o Intersection and Corridor Studies o Signal Warrants o Lane Warrants o Basic Roadway Geometry o Safety Studies o Master Plans o Traffic Impact Studies o Traffic Operations Studies o Signal Timing Optimization Studies o Traffic Modeling (Trafficware Synchro/SimTraffic) o Report Preparation o CAD Plan Preparation o MDOT Experience ...

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Civil/Environmental Engineer
Houghton

Candidate should have a BS in Engineering with up to three years of environmental consulting or regulatory experience. Proficiency in performance of environmental site assessments, soil and groundwater sample collection, monitoring well installation, evaluation of analytical data, technical report writing, and interpretation of environmental regulations are a plus. Interest and proficiency in remediation system design and operation a plus. HAZWOPER certification will be required. Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required.

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Water & Wastewater Utilities Engineer
Monroe

Preferred candidate should have a minimum of a BSCE in Civil Engineering with a focus or experience in water distribution and wastewater design, and be licensed or able to become licensed as a Professional Engineer in the State of Michigan. A minimum of 6 to 10 years of experience is required. The candidate should be able to work with minimal supervision, and will report directly to the Municipal Team Leader. Duties include: • Analyzing data to provide recommendations for systems. • Perform design of and complete analysis of flow and pressure in water distribution systems. • Perform design of wastewater collection systems. • Assist in...

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Structural CAD Technician
Monroe

Candidates should have a higher level education in the field of computer aided drafting (CAD), experience with MicroStation and AutoCAD, preferably in a transportation context, and strong ability and understanding of structural detailing practice. Duties will include: Development of base sheets to be referenced for plan sheet development; developing and providing design layout of various bridge and structural plan sheets & conceptual design layouts under the supervision of a design engineer; perform field inspections; and ability to provide logical document control using MSG standards for naming and filing. The candidate must be able to work well in a teaming environment...

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Bridge Design Engineer
Monroe

MSG is looking for an experienced engineer for the design and detailed plan preparation of steel & concrete bridges (reinforced concrete & prestressed concrete), retaining wall design, hydrologic & hydraulic studies involved in bridge design, miscellaneous structural design, and bridge inspection. The candidate must possess strong leadership, interpersonality, communication skills (oral & written), be able to work in a teaming environment, and will work from our Monroe office. A degree in Civil Engineering (or approved related field) is required. A PE license is preferred, but not required. Experience considered a plus includes MDOT or ODOT Bridge Design and...

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Municipal Project Engineer
Monroe

Candidate must have the ability to accomplish technical assignments and provide calculations of varying complexities in Municipal Engineering and Site Development related projects. Candidates primary function will be to serve our clients in a technical lead role providing direction and coordination on public infrastructure projects and private sector developments. Candidates daily activities will include being responsible for managing projects as a Project Manager, coordinating with the office Operations Manager, assisting in maintaining existing clients, coordinating with other discipline senior engineering staff and project personnel to assure compliance with project standards and the timely delivery of services. Candidate must have strong...

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Transportation Engineer
Toledo

Candidates for this position must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering with 2 – 6 years’ experience in roadway design. Basic job duties will include assisting Senior Engineers and Project Managers in the preparation of transportation design plans for state, commercial, industrial, residential and municipal projects in a 3D digital environment, performing and checking various design calculations and performing various tasks as they relate to preparing a design package. Responsibilities include preparing front-end feasibility, permitting and zoning studies, project development, storm water design, cost estimates and detailed design plans. Knowledge of MicroStation/GEOPAK SS4 and experience with...

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Civil Site Designer
Toledo

Candidates must have five+ years’ experience and be familiar with all aspects of civil/site design, including 3D grading, utility design, drainage design utilizing Best Management Practices and site design. Candidates must be able to think and work independently. Project management skills are a plus. Experience preferred using drafting/design software, MicroStation and Geopak or AutoCAD with Civil 3D. Experience with other software including AutoTurn, Excel, Hydroflow, Flowmaster and TR-55 is also preferred.

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Co-Op Position
Toledo

Due to the diverse projects handled by the company, the position will offer a broad civil and environmental engineering project experience. The work could involve the following areas: construction/site inspection, field sampling/testing, AutoCAD drafting, office research/report preparation, and Geographical Information System (G.I.S.) data entry. Previous AutoCAD experience preferred.

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CAD Technician
Toledo

Candidate should have an Associate's Degree in engineering technology or a similar field, experience with MicroStation and AutoCAD, preferably in a transportation context, and experience with field data collection. The duties include: CAD drafting of plan sheets & conceptual design layouts under the supervision of a design engineer, managing traffic data collection efforts with travel up to 250 miles, and creating technical exhibits of traffic and crash data for reports and presentations. Knowledge of traffic signal & roadway design standards and highway safety/crash analysis procedures is desired.

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Why Work Here?

Talented and dedicated professionals combined with the comprehensive services they provide are the foundational culture of MSG. Opportunity, development and growth are encouraged and cultivated along with honesty, integrity and professionalism in our thoughts and actions. Achievement of success through working smarter, technical skill and creative spirit.

  • Culture
  • Benefits
  • Community Engagement
  • Diversity Inclusion
  • Awards & Recognition
  • Catalytic Coaching
  • Wellness


Awards & Recognition

MSG is humbled for having received the following recognition and awards: 

  • Ranked as one of Engineering News Records Top 500 Design Firms
  • Recipient of the Zweig Group's Fast Growth Award
  • Recognized as a Top Workplace in Cleveland and Toledo
  • Selected as one of Crain's Coolest Places to Work in Michigan 
  • Among Detroit’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For
  • Voted the Best of Lake Erie West in Engineering 
  • Inducted into the Entrepreneurial & Business Excellence Hall of Fame

Additionally, we have received numerous project awards through the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC). MSG has also had several employees named Engineer of the Year and Young Engineer of the Year by Ohio Society of Professional Engineers and the Michigan Society of Professional Engineers.

MSG also recognizes the value of our employees’ dedication and contributions they provide to our company. MSG gives Service awards, provided in five year increments, to celebrate and recognize the collection of accomplishments an employee has achieved during their tenure.